As we enter Pride month, we uplift this profound moment to affirm that black lives matter.
Pride this year comes on the heels of a global pandemic and a nation confronting the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. This horrific tragedy, and the murders of Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery by police and white vigilantes, have created a nationwide uprising cr ying out for racial justice and the protection of Black life. (Read more)
We recognize that our events each year should simultaneously honor our past, embrace our present, and represent a pledge to work for a future free from discrimination.
In lieu of traditional Pride events and in-person gatherings, Capital Pride 2020 will include new programming for Pride Month this June, on-going monthly programs, and potential events for later this Fall.
#StillWe Pride 2020 Official Events & Programs
Today, members of our Special Liasion Branch joined the LGBTQ+ and Pride community to show their support during the #StillWe March in Solidarity event 🏳️🌈4
MDFurs Stance. Now is the time. #BlackLivesMatter #pride #StillWe4
Join us at Leaders First for #PrideMonth as we recognize the "resilience, struggles, celebrations, and pride" in the #lgbtqcommunity. #StillWe #lgbtq #lgbtqia #lgbtqa #lgbtqpride #lgbtqsupport https://www.leadersfirst.org/