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Remembering Orlando: Multiple Houston Vigils For Pulse 1 Year Anniversary

Remembering Orlando: Multiple Houston Vigils For Pulse 1 Year Anniversary

Multiple Pulse Nightclub One-Year Anniversary Vigils Planned Around Houston And Montrose!

Remembering Orlando: Multiple Houston Vigils For Pulse 1 Year Anniversary

(HOUSTON) — As Houston’s annual Pride month kicks into full gear the LGBT community is gearing up to remember the victims lost nearly a year ago. The mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando shocked the nation and world when 49 people were murdered in a LGBT nightclub.

As the one-year anniversary approaches, the Houston LGBT community and allies plan to honor the anniversary and those lost with multiple vigils to be held in Montrose.

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(Photo by Houston Chronicle)

Turn Texas Blue and Black Lives Matter have teamed up to honor Orlando with a vigil planned on the eve of the one-year anniversary. “Stand with Orlando Vigil—One Year Later” will be held on June 11 at Hermann Park.

The second vigil to honor those of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando will be held at the Montrose Center on June 12. The event, held one year to the day, has been organized by the Mayor’s LGBT Advisory Committee.

Pride Houston Seeking Volunteers For Pride Celebration

Pride Houston Seeking Volunteers For Pride Celebration

Houston’s Largest LGBT Non-Profit Seeking Volunteers For LGBT Pride Celebration

(HOUSTON) — On Saturday, June 24th, one of the largest Pride event in the nation will take over Downtown Houston, and it can only happen with the help of many volunteers.

This year, expected to be the largest in Houston history, has several open roles and volunteer shifts available. They include: Stage, Family Fun Zone, Arts and Crafts, Route Monitors, Logistics and many more.

If you would like to volunteer for one or more shifts during the Houston Pride Festival or Pride Parade, and help light up the streets in Downtown Houston click here.

Volunteer orientations dates are as follows.

  • Tuesday, May 23rd – 7-8 PM:  Room 106 Montrose Center
  • Wednesday, May 24th – 7-8 PM:  Room 106 Montrose Center
  • Thursday, May 25th  – 7-8 PM:  Room 106 Montrose Center
  • Saturday, May 27th – 12-1 PM: Room 106 Montrose Center
  • Saturday, May 27th – 2-3 PM:   Room 106 Montrose Center
  • Sunday, May 28th  – 12-1 PM: Room 107 Montrose Center
  • Sunday, May 28th  – 2-3 PM:   Room 107 Montrose Center

Email us at volunteer@pridehouston.org

 

Houston’s LGBT Rainbow On The Green Returns June 23

Rainbow on the Green

Land Rover Houston Central’s Rainbow on the Green presented by Legacy Community Health Care Services Returns To Discovery Green With Dazzling Performances On June 23

(Houston) – Show off your LGBT pride at Houston’ Discovery Green’s 7th annual Rainbow on the Green celebration on Friday, June 23. The free LGBTQ city-wide celebration will feature all-star performances by Crawford Nation and violinists Angelina DM Trailz with music by DJ ASTRA, dance and R&B diva CeCe Peniston, and Colonial Blue featuring Stephanie Rice of The Voice Season 12.

Headliner Cece Peniston is an international dance music and R&B artist that is considered to be one of the most successful dance club artist in the history of US Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play charts. Her signature hit, “Finally,” was #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and #2 on the UK Top 75 and became one of the biggest dance records in history selling over 3 million copies worldwide.

Houston-based alternative-folk band Colonial Blue resemble the resonance of Damien Rice with the melodic tendencies of Texans Eisley, but bring it to life with a beating heart of their own which stems from the personal nature of lead vocalist Stephanie Rice’s songwriting. You can watch Rice on Alicia Keys’ team on this season’s live finales of The Voice Season 12.

Catch these acts and more energizing entertainment in this years’ Rainbow on the Green! Blankets, lawn chairs and picnics are welcome. Glass containers and alcoholic beverages are not allowed; beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Pride Houston 2017 Kick Off Party

Pride Houston 2017 Kick Off Party

Pride Houston Launches Pride Season 2017 With Grand Marshal And Pride Week Announcements At Kick Off Party This Week.

(HOUSTON) — Pride Houston’s 2017 kick-off to Pride season in Houston gets into full rainbow-swing. On Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Pearl Bar on Washington Avenue. Starting at 7:30 p.m., the event is free to the public, but you must be 18+ to attend.

Included in the excitement will be the announcements of this year’s Grand Marshal Winners and Honorary Grand Marshal. ‘So many individuals shined this year as beacons of the Houston LGBT community,’ Pride Houston said in an e-mail.  ‘Come celebrate those individuals nominated and voted for to become this year’s Grand Marshals of the Houston LGBT Pride Celebration.’

In addition to Grand Marshal announcements, Pride Houston will unveil the 2017 Pride Week line-up. Events include the schedule for Pride Superstar, Rock the Runway and the Houston LGBT Pride Celebration.

Returning as sponsors this year are Bud Light and Houston’s CBS Radio.