Global Pride 2020 features 100+ performers, host Todrick Hall

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Friday June 26, 2020
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Global Pride 2020 features 100+ performers, host Todrick Hall

Despite cancellations worldwide of in-person events, Pride organizations of the world will celebrate Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Global Pride 2020.

Todrick Hall will host the 24-hour livestream Pride event featuring activists, community leaders, and public figures. Featured performances include Pabllo Vittar, Kesha, Adam Lambert, Pussy Riot, Big Freedia, Village People, Courtney Act, Natasha Bedingfield, Betty Who, Melanie C, Max, and Calum Scott.

The multi-organizational efforts will collect donations to Pride nonprofits around the world, who are losing millions in income, grants and donations by not having outdoor celebrations and events.

The COVID19 pandemic has had a n enormous impact on Pride organizations worldwide, with hundreds of marches and events cancelled or postponed.

Global Pride provides an opportunity for the LGBTI+ community around the world to come together on June 27 and celebrate diversity and equality during these challenging times.

"We will reflect and celebrate the beautiful diversity of LGBTQI+ people everywhere and elevate the voice of seniors, youth, Trans and people of color who are being disproportionately affected during the coronavirus pandemic," wrote organizers.

"Wherever you are in the world, tune in to the Global Pride 2020 livestream and enjoy Pride in your home with inspiring music and stories from the global LGBTQI+ community. Take action and tackle the impact COVID-19 is having our LGBTQI+ Pride community today.