It’s outdoors and in-person: Dallas Pride is back with a 2021 celebration to raise awareness and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. This year’s events will take place Friday and Saturday, June 4 and 5, and will be the best version of what is possible at this time, prioritizing public health while providing numerous opportunities for LGBTQ+ people and allies to experience visibility, solidarity and joy. (more…)
Dallas Pride would like to share our condolences to the family of Sable Alexander (Michael Champion) and his partner Linze Serell (Bill). Sable passed away January 12th due to complications from Covid-19. He was loved by many for his giving spirit and charity work spanning several decades in the Dallas LGBTQ Community and was also one of our 2020 Dallas Pride Grand Marshals. Thank you Sable for your service to our community.
Planning for Dallas Pride 2021 is underway! While we don’t yet know if the festival will be held in-person or virtually, we do know that we will have a celebration of #DallasPride. Stay tuned for details, (more…)
It’s with great sadness we announce the passing of Dallas Pride board member Steven Geer. Steven was a beloved member of the Dallas community. He worked at several different establishments during his time in Dallas including the Round Up Saloon, The Dallas Eagle, and Barbara’s Pavilion. Steven was a regular at Voice of Pride as a contestant and later on as a judge. He could often be found around town showcasing his passion while singing Karaoke. We are profoundly grateful for Steven’s service to Dallas Pride as a board member the last 2 years. We extend our deepest sympathy to his family and friends. Rest In Peace Steven, the Angel’s choir is lucky to have you.
From Dallas City Hall (Thursday, June 18, 2020)
A Pride flag with the City of Dallas seal is being raised in place of the City of Dallas’s official flag for the remainder of June 2020 and every June thereafter to celebrate Pride Month. The City of Dallas is the first city in America to have an official “pride” version of their city flag. Tonight, the City of Dallas will light up the skyline in rainbow colors.
Photos, video courtesy Keith McAndrew and Tracy Nanthavongsa.
CW33 TV, our Dallas Pride television partner, has launched a new series called “Profile in Pride” which will air every Tuesday morning at 10:00 am on the “Morning After” show.
The first “Profiles in Pride” segment aired on Tuesday, June 9. (more…)
BREAKING NEWS: Jaron Turnbow, executive director of Dallas Pride, announced today (Friday, April 3,) that the 37th annual Dallas Pride festivities have been postponed until the end of July. The Miller Lite Music Festival in the Park — including the Family Pride Zone and Teen Pride — has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 25, at Fair Park. The Alan Ross Texas Freedom Parade has been rescheduled to Sunday, July 26, also in Fair Park. (more…)