Pride Prom features a big lineup of LGBT celebs, music acts

  • by Events Editor
  • Monday June 8, 2020
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Pride Prom features a big lineup of LGBT celebs, music acts

At the second annual Pride Summit and Prom, Abby McEnany, co-creator, star, and executive producer of the Showtime series Work In Progress, and Lilly Wachowski, the show's co-writer and executive producer are confirmed for a rare, intimate conversation; Boy George will share stories, insights and opinions in an unfiltered discussion; Black Lives Matter co-founder and political strategist Patrisse Cullors will open the Summit; and Tituss Burgess will give a special performance of his newly released single "Dance M.F." in celebration of Pride.

The array of performers and speakers is lengthy: Billy Porter, Carlie Hanson, Carson Kressley, Chris Appleton, Cyndi Lauper, Erika Jayne, Hayley Kiyoko, Indigo Girls, Jonica T. Gibbs, Justin Tranter, Kat Cunning, Lena Waithe, Madame Gandhi, Mary Lambert, Noah Cyrus, Pabllo Vittar, Patrick Starrr, Rex Rebel, Shea Diamond, Soko, Tove Lo, Todrick Hall, and Wilson Cruz.

Additional Pride Prom appearances include Adair Curtis, Anne-Marie, Big Freedia, Bob The Drag Queen, Brandi Carlile, Caitlyn Jenner, Cheyenne Jackson, Debbie Gibson, Jason Bolden, Jillian Mercado, Justin Tranter, Kalen Allen, L Devine, Lance Bass, Margaret Cho, Nico Tortorella, Pentatonix, Perfume Genius and Tiffany. The event will be held on Saturday, June 13.

The Billboard-Hollywood Reporter second annual Pride Summit and Prom is a free, day-long virtual event including engaging conversations with LGBTQ+ artists making an impact in the media space and, for the first time ever, a virtual Pride Prom, featuring a drag performance contest and crowning of the Pride Queen winner, as well as special performances by top artists and an interactive DJ set. In preparation for the prom, attendees can participate in tutorials from top makeup, hair, and fashion stylists, and more.

The second annual Pride Prom and Summit proudly supports The Trevor Project, the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people.

The summit is part of extensive month-long pride celebrations which includes the inaugural PRIDE issue for The Hollywood Reporter, guest-edited by industry leader Ryan Murphy and the annual Billboard pride issue on June 11.

The event celebrates the influence of the LGBTQ+ community across music, media and entertainment, recognizing the importance of Pride celebrations and their significance in the LGBTQ+ community.

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