Entries by Peter Morgan

CELEBRATING PRIDE 365: CAPITAL PRIDE ALLIANCE, NOVA PRIDE, AND BALTIMORE PRIDE JOIN FORCES WITH SIX FLAGS AMERICA FOR THE FIFTH YEAR

Pride Splash & Ride Takes Place on July 29 Washington, D.C., July 12, 2017 – Six Flags America will host Capital Pride Alliance, NOVA Pride, and Baltimore Pride on Saturday, July 29, for the Fifth Annual Pride Splash & Ride celebration and fundraising event.  With more than 1,000 LGBTQ and ally participants expected, Pride Splash […]

JIM OBERGEFELL, MANDY CARTER, AND COMMISSIONER NICOLE MURRAY-RAMIREZ JOIN GRAND MARSHAL ROSTER FOR THE CAPITAL PRIDE PARADE

National activists will join local Heroes and Engendered Spirits to lead Parade Washington, D.C., May 16, 2017 – Jim Obergefell, Mandy Carter, and San Diego Human Rights Commissioner Nicole Murray-Ramirez are confirmed as Grand Marshals of the 2017 Capital Pride Parade presented by Marriott International. The Parade is set for Saturday, June 10, 2017, beginning […]

MILEY CYRUS, TINASHE, AND THE POINTER SISTERS TO HEADLINE CAPITAL PRIDE CONCERT

VASSY Also Confirmed For Concert and Festival Following Equality March for Unity and Pride Washington, D.C., May 9, 2017 – Multi award-winning singer, songwriter, and actress Miley Cyrus will headline the 2017 Capital Pride Concert presented by HOT 99.5 & PRIDE Radio. Headliners will also include Tinashe, The Pointer Sisters, and VASSY. The Capital Pride Concert […]

GAVIN GRIMM TO SPEAK AT CAPITAL TRANS PRIDE

Annual Event Celebrates the Transgender Community in the National Capital Region Washington, D.C., May 8, 2017 – Capital Trans Pride will take place on Saturday, May 20, at Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. This annual event brings together members of the transgender community, allies, colleagues, […]

Reflections on Pride: Celebration and Protest

“Is Pride a celebration or a protest?” This question has been front and center in our community this year and, as leaders of the Capital Pride Alliance, we have sought clarity by examining our own history more closely.  In 1970, Pride began as a commemoration of the Stonewall Riots of June 1969. The first annual […]

Capital Pride Alliance to Honor LGBTA Heroes, Engendered Spirits, and Award Winners at Annual Gala

Washington Capital Braden Holtby to Receive Ally Award Washington, D.C., April 20, 2017 – The Capital Pride Alliance is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 Capital Pride Heroes Award, Engendered Spirits, awards named for late founding board members, Bill Miles and Larry Stansbury, and the Ally Award. The recipients are nominated each year […]

Marriage Equality Trailblazer Edith Windsor Named Grand Marshal of Capital Pride Parade Presented By Marriott International

Supreme Court Plaintiff Responsible for Overturning DOMA Washington, D.C., April 11, 2017 – Edith Windsor is confirmed as a Grand Marshal of the 2017 Capital Pride Parade presented by Marriott International. The Parade is set for Saturday, June 10, beginning at 4:30 PM in the Dupont and Logan Circle neighborhoods. Windsor is also scheduled to […]

Capital Pride Alliance Response to Chechnya

Capital Pride Alliance Response to Chechnya   We are outraged and shocked by news reports that the government in Chechnya has targeted members of the LGBT community after GayRussia.ru applied for a permit to celebrate Pride. The New York Times reports that the government in Chechnya has detained over 100 gay men, at least three of whom […]