Entries by Ryan Bos


  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 […]


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 […]

CPA is gratified that the members of the jury, in the Ahmaud Arbery case, recognized their obligations and held those individuals accountable.

The Capital Pride Alliance is gratified that the members of the jury in the case of the defendants who murdered Ahmaud Arbery recognized their obligations and held those individuals accountable for their heinous crimes. The jurors refused to let the defendants evade their responsibilities by attempting to shield themselves, first by claiming a “citizens arrest” […]

CPA Announces Venue Change for Colorful Fest 2021, Tracy Young as headliner for Tea Dance, and Partnership with Queer and Trans Asian American and Pacific Islander community

Washington DC, October 11, 2021……. The Capital Pride Alliance (CPA) announces that its inaugural Colorful Fest, proudly presented by Xfinity and Nissan, which will be held this Sunday, October 17, is being moved to Dock 5, located at Union Market.  This change will allow more space for participants and greater access to amenities. The Block Party and Fair will feature small […]

CPA Reflects on Pride Month 2021

Dear friends, Now that Pride month has officially ended, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the last several weeks and what our community was able to accomplish in such a short amount of time. Undoubtedly, the last two Pride seasons have been difficult for Pride organizations throughout the world. However, being able […]

CPA to Host Inaugural Colorful Fest, Bidding for WorldPride 2025 and Accepting Applications for Leadership Positions

The Capital Pride Alliance (CPA) is busy planning the inaugural Colorful Fest, proudly presented by Xfinity and Nissan. Held on the third weekend of October, the fundraiser event will include a Block Party and Street Fair. The Street Fair will feature small independent businesses, community and cultural groups, artisans, and food along 15th Street. The […]

Multi-Platinum DC Trio SHAED Launches The Colorful Campaign; An Ongoing Partnership with Capital Pride Alliance

Releases Powerful Video for “Colorful” – From Debut Album High Dive – Featuring LGTBQ+ Fans and Community Members; Kicks-Off Remix/Feature Series with “Colorful Feat. Rich” (TikTok Influencer richmusicrich) NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 11TH, 2021 – Multi-Platinum DC trio SHAED launched The Colorful Campaign today; an ongoing partnership with Capital Pride Alliance and The Ally […]