The city is host of a quite popular Indy Gay Pride celebration in early to mid-June, which includes a number of smaller events and parties during the preceding week. Indy's Circle City Gay Pride takes place the second week in June, a couple of weeks before the . Indy Pride Festival, formerly Circle City IN Pride, is the annual week of LGBT pride events in Indianapolis.The week is organized by LGBT organization Indy Pride, Inc., and has been held under this name and organization for over a decade.In recent years, more than 95,000 gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and heterosexual people have attended Circle City IN Pride Festival.
The history of LGBTQ Pride in Indianapolis did not begin with visibility from the public eye. There were no safe gay bars or places for the LGBTQ community in Indianapolis. In 1981, the first Pride event was a dinner at the now gone, Essex House Hotel where many of the attendees wore masks upon entering the hotel so as not to be seen. Christopher Street Liberation Day on June 28, 1970 marked the first anniversary of the Stonewall riots with the march, which was the first Gay Pride march in U.S. history, and covered the 51 blocks to Central Park.The march took less than half the scheduled time due to excitement, but also due to wariness about walking through the city with gay banners and signs.Location(s): New York City.
Jun 07, 2018 · A gay pride flag follows takes the turn from Massachusetts Avenue to Vermont Street during the Circle City Pride Parade held in Downtown Indianapolis on . Greater Palm Springs Pride celebrates diversity and community year-round with events, culminating with the annual LGBTQ Festival and Parade.
Jun 07, 2018 · 4 unexpected things you’ll see at 2018 Indy Pride — and one you won’t. This year's Indy Pride Fest has a new name, a new leader and a few other things you might not expect (and, let's be Delivery: Wed. Atlanta Black Pride Weekend | August 28 - September 2, 2019. Home; Female Events. Events; Host Hotel; Partners; Venues; VIP Passes; Male Events. Events.