Archive | May, 2015

LA Pride Celebrates 45th Anniversary

25 May

This year’s LA Pride festival features diverse talent from Grammy-winning singers to hip-hop stars and pop divas to nostalgic classics. Participants will hear performances from singer-songwriter and pop-rock sensation Kesha along with Fifth Harmony Tamar Braxton, Wilson Phillips, and many more will hit the festival’s Delta Air Lines main stage between June 12-14, 2015! Latin superstar Ana Barbara headlines the Latino Carnival stage.

Christopher Street West celebrates the 45th Anniversary of LA PRIDE with announcement of its most iconic and honored roles within the weekend festivities, the Parade Grand Marshal and Community Grand Marshal. Two titles awarded to individuals or a group to acknowledge their efforts in championing TLGB rights and equality. This year the organization is honored to announce the official 2015 Grand Marshal, Reverend Troy Perry & Zoey. In addition to the Grand Marshal, the organization is pleased to announce its Community Grand Marshal, the cast & crew of Amazon’s hit show, Transparent.

More information on this year’s TLGB event can be found at http://www.lapride.org.

Color: Our World with Pride in Long Beach

17 May

The 32nd annual Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Festival, the city’s second-largest event, attracted LGBT and their friends from throughout the region. Along the festival grounds there were numerous food vendors, a family-friendly space and five dance areas (urban/soul, Latin, country and electronica), including a main stage. Saturday’s headliner was Salt-N-Pepa (80s and 90s duo with hits including “Push It” and “Let’s Talk About Sex”, and Sunday’s headliner was Patti LaBelle (Grammy-winning musician whose career spans over 50 years).