• Pride Month is celebrated each June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan
    • Learn more about Stonewall and why it is significant to LGBTQIA+ rights
  • One of the first Pride parades were held here in Los Angeles, organized by Christopher Street West Association in 1970. This parade is now known as LA PRIDE
  • Familiarize yourself with terminology LGBTQ+ people use to identify themselves
  • Visit an exhibit or live performance at the Los Angeles LGBT Center
  • Learn more about how you can be an LGBTQ+ ally here


  • Join the LA Kings, LA Galaxy and AEG at the LA Pride Parade on June 9 or attend another LA Pride event throughout the city this month
  • Visit Queer Mercado held the 3rd Saturday of each month (June 18) at East LA Civic Center
  • Celebrate the artistic contributions of the LGBTQ+ community at the WeHo Pride Arts Festival from June 14-16


  • Join or support the LA Blades, the first openly Gay and Lesbian ice hockey team in the US, on the ice
  • Support the You Can Play Project and their mission to ensure safety and inclusion for all who participate in sports, including LGBTQ+ athletes, coaches and fans
    • Follow their tips for creating an inclusive locker room
  • Support the Los Angeles LGBT Center and their mission to build a world where LGBT people thrive as healthy, equal, and complete members of society
  • Support GLSEN Los Angeles and their mission to create safe, supportive and LGBTQ-inclusive K-12 education