22 Jun Celebrate Pride Month!
By: Megan Jones
Happy Pride Month, this month is a great to time to celebrate the liberation of LGBTQIA+ members! If you are looking for the history of Pride Month, check out our last year’s article! Whether you choose to go to the city and celebrate, stay local or celebrate from home, here are some great activities to celebrate the end of Pride Month!
San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration
Date: Saturday, 6/25/22 and Sunday 6/26/22
Info: Check out SF’s 52nd annual pride parade. It is a fun outing and great way to learn some history about pride! The route starts west along Market Street, starting from Beale Street and ending past the Grandstand at 8th Street. The parade begins at 10:30 am and goes on until around 4 pm to conclude at the Civic Center. For more information about the parade click here!
BARC Pride Pub Run
Date: Thursday, June 23rd
Info: Looking to get active this pride month? Join BARC (Bay Area Running Crew) in celebrating the diversity within our local running community at our annual Rainbow Run. Additionally they will also be raising funds to support The Trevor Project, the world’s largest LGBTQ youth suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization.
Queer History Walking Tour
Date: Wednesday, June 22nd
Info: Looking to learn more history about the LGBTQIA+ community? Take a tour on the Lower East Side of San Francisco, it is an international crossroads of communities which existed well before the dawn of a queer liberation movement and have continued into the post-Stonewall period.
ONLINE: Celebrate Pride Mindfully
Date: June 25th 10:00AM-4:00AM
Info: Looking to celebrate from the comfort of your own home? Look no further, the online pride gathering focuses on mindfulness & self-compassion through a multigenerational lens. There will be a queer and multi-gender panel of teachers to guide you through.
SIFF Presents: Virtual Film Jump Darling
Date: June 25th
Info: Looking for another virtual event, SIFF Celebrates PRIDE with its SIFF Saturdays monthly virtual film series. June’s feature is 2022 SIFF Film Festival gem — JUMP, DARLING. Available to view on demand from Saturday, June 25 at 9 AM through Monday, June 27 at 9 AM.
Silicon Valley Pride Week
Date: August 22nd and August 28th
Info: Looking to continue your celebration of Pride Month? Check out the Silicon Valley Pride week of events to enjoy and continue your celebration with parades and night festivals!
PsiNapse wishes you a wonderful Pride Month and hope you enjoy the festivities!