Entries by Peter Morgan

Capital Pride Parade 2018 Award Recipients

Best Themed “Elements Of Us” Contingent: Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic Region Best Showcase: DC Queer Asian and Pacific Islanders United (QAPU) – KhushDC | KQTdc |AquaDC Best Decorated Float Contingent: TD Bank Best New Contingent: Dazzling Divas Tigerettes Best Marching Band Contingent: DC’s Different Drummers Best Non-Profit Contingent: DC Front Runners Best Small Group […]

Pride 2018 Weather Forecast

Pride 2018 Weather Forecast Capital Pride is a rain or shine event.  That said, we of course take everyone’s safety and security very seriously.  Should there be a threat of severe weather we will be guided by our local government partners as to the best course of action to take.  In the past we have, on a […]

Capital Pride and Marriott International Announce Addition of Judy and Dennis Shepard as Grand Marshals For June 9, 2018 Pride Paradein Washington, DC

SHEPARD FOUNDATION MARKS 20 YEARS SINCE THE BRUTAL MURDER OF MATTHEW SHEPARD, 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF FOUNDATION’S WORK TO “ERASE HATE” The Capital Pride Alliance (CPA) announced today the addition of Judy and Dennis Shepard, parents of Matthew Shepard and advocates for LGBTQ+ rights for two decades, as Grand Marshals of this year’s parade. The parade, presented […]

Singers Keri Hilson, Kim Petras, and Asia O’Hara Added to Roster for Capital Pride Concert

Acclaimed singer, songwriter, and actress Keri Hilson, Kim Petras, and RuPaul Drag Race celebrity Asia O’Hara, have joined the roster of talent for the Capital Pride Concert presented by HOT 99.5/Pride Radio and brought to you by American Airlines and Billboard. The Capital Pride Concert will be held on Sunday, June 10, beginning at 1:00 p.m. […]

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 […]