June is Pride Month, in honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan.
The Lexington Select Board has issued a proclamation proclaiming June 13, 2021 (and the day after the second Saturday in June in years hence) as Pride Day, and the week leading up to Pride day as Pride Week in Lexington.
What Pride Means To Me
We invite Lexington students and alumni, their caregivers, and educators to upload a photo or video that expresses what Pride means to you. Deadline for submissions is 3 PM on June 9. Upload your photo or video.
We will edit submissions into a video that we share on the LexPride website and elsewhere. Submitting a photo or video gives us permission to do so. Sponsored by the Lexington School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) LGBTQIA+, LexPride, and Lexington Human Rights Committee.
Take & Make Pride Craft
Beginning Monday, June 7, 2021 (while supplies last)
Visit Cary Memorial Library to receive a Take & Make Pride Craft kit to celebrate Pride month -- fun for the family!
Also, download Pride coloring pages (with our thanks to Lexington Human Services).
Coming Out Across the Generations
Thursday, June 10, 2021, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BdyNtGybQwOScKjRp_x_qg
People’s experiences with coming out vary greatly by moment in history, geographic region, identities, and more. See a diverse panel of LGBTQ+ folks share their stories, then ask questions about what it’s like for people of all ages to live their authentic lives. Sponsored by Lexington Human Services and LexPride. Cosponsored by the Lexington School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) LGBTQIA+ Subcommittee.
Cary Library Pride Story Time
Friday, June 11, 2021, 2:00 - 2:30 PM
Join us as we celebrate Pride with some stories that celebrate LGBTQIA+ children and their families. Sponsored by Cary Library. Cosponsored by LexPride and Lexington Human Rights Committee.
Pride Art Workshop for Families
This family fun event features Bren Bataclan, a local (and internationally renowned) artist. His workshops with kids are celebrated for being able to inspire kids to both art and social conscience. Sponsored by LexPride, Lexington Human Rights Committee, Cambridge LGBTQ+ Commission, and others.
This family fun event features Taína Asili and Evan Greer, two favorite LGBTQIA+ musicians who will sing their hearts out for Pride month. Sponsored by LexPride, Lexington Human Rights Committee, Cambridge LGBTQ+ Commission, and others.
Lexington Pride Car Parade
Sunday, June 13, 2021, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Starts at 201 Bedford Street (DPW parking lot)
Decorate your car and yourself, and join us in a festive car parade to safely celebrate Pride! Sponsored by LexPride, cosponsored by Lexington Human Rights Committee. Visit LexPride's website for more information.