Entries by Ryan Bos

The Capital Pride Alliance and The DC Center Launch Campaign to Support Past Employees from Casa Ruby

WASHINGTON D.C., September 2, 2022 — The recent shuttering of Casa Ruby has traumatized its employees and clients. Before the shutdown, employees went unpaid for six to eight weeks, with some continuing to work without pay to help transition and support the youth and clients. Clients were abruptly placed with other programs, but they all […]

Supreme Court Decision Dangerous and Harmful

Today’s Supreme Court decision overturns over fifty years of reproductive freedom in the United States.  This dangerous and harmful decision allows the Government to overrule an individual’s freedom to bodily autonomy and a right to privacy.  These issues are now on the ballot this November and in 2024, making voting along with organizing more important […]

We Thank You for Being reUNITED!

To our wonderful LGBTQ+ community: We want to thank you for bringing your individuality, intersectionality, and bravery to the 2022 Capital Pride Celebration. Together we uplifted the members of our community as we were #reUNITED at last. This June you showed that Pride still matters and always will. Pride is a time to celebrate, reflect, […]

Capital Pride Alliance Celebrates DC Government Keeping Pride Alive in Nation’s Capital

WASHINGTON D.C., June 8, 2022 — The Capital Pride Alliance (CPA) today welcomes and celebrates the support of Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) for the 2022 Pride celebrations. Thanks to investments from Mayor Bowser, this year’s Pride Festival and Concert will remain one of […]

CPA TO HONOR OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUALS, LEADERS, AND ACTIVISTS WHO HAVE FURTHERED CAUSES IMPORTANT TO THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY

Washington, D.C., May 26, 2022 – The Capital Pride Alliance is proud to announce the recipients of the 2022 Capital Pride Honors. The recipients are nominated each year by members of the community, based on the criteria of having advanced the causes of LGBTQ+ rights. A committee of Capital Pride’s Board of Directors recommends nominees […]

DNCE TO HEADLINE “CAPITAL PRIDE CONCERT,” ALSO FEATURING WILLOW PILL AND SYMONE FROM RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE!

  Washington, D.C., May 2, 2022– Today, the Capital Pride Alliance is proud to announce that the headliner for the Capital Pride Concert presented by HOT 99.5 and PRIDE Radio will be the band DNCE, with lead singer Joe Jonas, drummer Jack Lawless, and guitarist JinJoo Lee. Joining DNCE will be this year’s winner of […]

CAPITAL PRIDE REVEALS 2020 THEME: reUNITED

NATION’S CAPITAL PREPARES TO BE “REUNITED” AND CELEBRATE PRIDE IN FULL CAPACITY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN TWO YEARS SINCE THE START OF THE PANDEMIC   Washington, DC, March 17, 2022…….Yesterday, the Capital Pride Alliance (CPA) hosted its annual “Reveal” event at the Viceroy DC, announcing the campaign theme for Capital Pride 2022: reUNITED. Hundreds […]

CPA Condemns the Actions of the Florida Legislature

The Capital Pride Alliance condemns the actions of the Florida legislature in passing the “Don’t Say Gay or Trans” bill, which the Florida governor is expected to sign into law. The bill attempts to stifle students and teachers from having frank and honest conversations about the lives and experiences of LGBTQ+ students throughout the state. […]

Capital Pride Alliance Announces Dates for Annual Pride Celebration in the Nation’s Capital

Washington DC, February 15, 2022……. The Capital Pride Alliance (CPA) is excited to announce that the Capital Pride 2022 Celebration will take place from June 3 through June 12. “We are very hopeful for the future, as we plan for the return of this year’s large-scale Pride Celebration, in addition to the 50th anniversary Celebration […]