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 crying 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
Welcome to The Eagle's summer staff spotlights! We're kicking things off with our Food and Fitness Editor, @claremulroy! Get to know Clare and check out her article on Capital Pride's #StillWe theme that was posted today.
As Pride Month celebrations took a virtual form this year, members of the University community reflect on how @CapitalPrideDC #StillWe theme encompasses meaning for both the present and future. https://www.theeagleonline.com/article/2020/07/stillwe-pride-month-hopes-for-more-representation-stands-with-blm
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Our Rights, Our Pride.🏳️🌈🏳️⚧️ #Pride2020 #StillWE
WATCH: Before Pride Month 2020 ends, #AtenewsAsks some Ateneans and members of the LGBTQ+ community about their opinion on the progress of LGBTQ+ rights in the Philippines.
How about you? What are your thoughts about Pride? Feel free to comment down below!
Video by: Aya Dumagan
LGBTQ people urgently need specialist mental health support - but it is lacking https://buff.ly/2BxqXYm TY @willemjstander @ConversationUK #stillwe #PrideMonth2020