Pride weekend has ended in Pittsburgh, but the celebration continues all month long … Here’s our original list of ways to honor the legacy of Stonewall with upcoming activities this month … AND WE ADDED EVENTS
This is not in any particular order. It is not a ranking of events, just a listing. Read away.
- Primary Election Day (May 21) Your Local Polling Place
- Drag Queen Story Hour (June 1, 15, 22, and 29) Various CLP locations.
Pride in the Rox 2019! (June 14) Ryan Arts Center Sto Rox
ReelQ ReelStories CALL HER GANDA (June 26) City of Asylum
- 2019 Pride Concert: A Celebration of our Community of Singers! (June 1 and 2) ELPC
- Queer Craft Market (June 2) Ace Hotel
LGBTQ Pride Ride Part 2 (June 16) Ellsworth Avenue
Art in Context: Before Stonewall (June 28) The Andy Warhol Museum
Trans Family Potluck (Weds June 26) PFLAG Pittsburgh
TransPride Pgh Femme Meet Up (June 17) Persad Center
Protest: NYC to PGH 10 Years Of Delta After Stonewall (June 28) Ellsworth Avenue
- Golden Girls Live (June 9) Arcade Theater
- Happy Birthday Marsha Film Screening – Panel (May 19) Ace Hotel
- Art in Context: Before Stonewall (June 28) Andy Warhol Museum
Pittsburgh_Transgender’s Community Picnic (August 10) North Park
Stonewall 50: A Gender Inclusive Celebration for Families (June 29) Andy Warhol Museum
PRIDE Soirée Happy Hour (June 28) Hotel Indigo
- Impulse Pittsburgh – Pride after Party (June 8) Social House
Celebrate Pride After Dark (June 21) Carnegie Museum of Natural History
50 Years Since Shotglass Heard ‘Round The World-STONEWALL (June 28) Franklin Bistro, Johnstown
- Kierra Darshell’s Sunday DRAG Brunch (May 26 and June 2) Pittsburgh Improv
- Brittney Chantele at the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival (June 8) Point State Park
- 2nd Annual Blue Ball (June 1) Blue Moon
- Kickoff to Pride Drag Show (June 7) Lucy’s Place, Johnstown
World Melanation | A Celebration of Hue- Womens Celebration (June 15) Repair the World
- LGBTQ Housing Summit for Older Adults (June 1) Doubletree Green Tree
- Prism LGBT Youth June Meeting before Pride! (June 1) Beaver
2019 Erie Pridefest and Parade (June 29) Erie
- 2019 LGBTQ+ Health Provider Symposium (May 31) Erie
LGBT Mercer Community Charity Showcase (August 2) Hermitage Wal-Mart
- Donatella: A Queer Variety Show (June 9) Arcade Comedy Theater
After Werk: A Drag Cabaret (June 14) Arcade Comedy Theater
Drag Queen Bingo hosted by Miss Thea Trix (June 23) The Elks in Wilkins Township
Pagan Queer Munch (June 28) Persad
- Amy Ray Band (June 4) Club Cafe
Lucy Spraggan (June 17) Club Cafe
PFLAG Families Like Ours Camping Trip (June 14-16)
- Rachel Anne Bovier is back (June 7) The Glitterbox
Register for Pittsburgh Black Pride (July 22-28)
Invite a LGBTQ speaker for your club, group, workplace, etc.
- Celebrate the Grand Opening of True T Pgh Studios (June 7)
- Learn how to register people to vote in the November 2019 elections (June 5) East Liberty
Visit the Jim Fischerkeller Library at the Pgh Equality Center to access nearly 10,000 books with LGBTQ themes (ongoing)
Resist consumerism by donating your stuff to Goodwill & support five local LGBTQ organizations (June 20)
Educate yourself about Stonewall by watching/reading media that centers people who were there, especially trans folx, QTPOC, and drag artists. Movies Other Movies Even more movies Suggest other movies
Request a copy of the Pittsburgh Queer History Project magazine. Read it. Share it. Buy a dozen copies and donate to a local GSA to use in the Fall.
Support queer media – subscribe or become a patron of Autostraddle, Curve, Erie Gay News, The Central Voice, POZ Magazine, POC Zine Project,
Join a body-positive drag and burlesque celebration with the Velvet Hearts (June 15) Brookline
Donate directly to support QTPOC leaders and creators – whether $5 or more. It matters.
Read about Pittsburgh’s LGBTQ history.
Honor our LGBTQ elders, those are with us and those who are no longer with us.
Sign up by text for ResistBot to take daily or weekly actions on political and legislative issues that impact our communities.
Watch POSE Season One on Netflix (or Prime) and save the date for Season Two premiere (June 11)
Join the Bi Pittsburgh monthly Dinner & Discussion event or their Monthly Meet Up
- What else should we add to this list? Leave a comment! – We’ll add any new submissions in order received.
Come As You Are: Pittsburgh’s Rainbow History Tour, June 15 by Doors Open Pittsburgh and Shepherd Wellness Community
- Eric Himan live at Southern Tier Brewing (June 6) North Side.
- Pittsburgh Golden Games Musical Game Show, (June 8 and 9) Mariposa Theater, Bellevue
Pittsburgh Current: BEST YEAR EVER (July 12) Central Northside ** Did you know the Pittsburgh Current is the first local publication to include a LGBTQ Editorial Columnist? (That would be me!)