Equinox’s Masters of Vogue, June 8
Voguing has been an iconic form of self-expression in the LGBT2Q+ community since its inception in Harlem in the 1980s. Equinox is honoring this style of dance with a voguing class at The High Line Hotel in New York City. Led by ballroom icon Jack Mizrahi, guests will master the essential moves, while raising money for House Lives Matter, an organization supporting the house ballroom community.
LA Pride Festival, June 8 to 10
This three-day festival kicks off Friday night with dancing, drag, and a concert from Paula Abdul. The events continue all weekend with performances by LGBT2Q+ artists and allies, such as Meghan Trainor, Years & Years, and Pabllo Vittar. With a VIP ticket, you’ll get backstage access and exclusive viewing of Sunday’s parade.
Tel Aviv Beach Party, June 14
Tel Aviv is famous for its week-long Pride festival consisting of music, parties, and political events. On June 11, The First National Conference of the LGBT will bring Israel’s gay community together to discuss potential political and societal changes. Four days later, Israeli DJ and LGBT2Q+ advocate Offer Nissim will put on a six-hour performance in HaYarkon Park. The parade, on June 14, will venture through the streets of the city before ending up at the Charles Clore beach, where thousands of people will keep the party going with food and dancing until sunset.
Inaugural SF Pride Golf Tournament, June 26
Last year, an estimated 50,000 people marched in San Francisco’s impressive parade. Along with the regular schedule of cultural events this month, San Francisco Pride has planned a golf tournament on the Wednesday before the big celebration weekend. Teams will be paired with a local PGA professional to play at the renowned TPC Harding Park. Registration is open until June 12.
Proud to Run Chicago, June 29
On Saturday afternoon, Iggy Azalea and Steve Aoki will be performing at the Pride in the Park festival. Warm up for the day ahead with a morning run through the Windy City: Register for a 5K, 10K, or half-marathon along the Montrose Harbor waterside. All proceeds from the races go to local charities that support the LGBT2Q+ communities.