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Statement on the passing of Gilbert Baker

Boston Pride mourns the loss of a great artist and dear friend, Gilbert Baker, creator of the rainbow Pride flag. Since its conception in 1978, this flag has embodied the diversity and beauty of our community, and our ongoing fight for equal rights. During the Boston Pride Parade on June 10th, as our community continues […]

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Boston Price Announces 2017 Pride Parade Grand and Honorary Marshals

(Boston, MA) – March 24, 2017 – Boston Pride announces that the Grand Marshals and Honorary Marshals for the 47th Annual Boston Pride Parade are: Grand Marshal Kristen Porter, Honorary Marshals, awarded posthumously, the late Norman Hill, Dr. Judy Bradford and John Michael Gray. The marshals were announced at Boston Pride’s Spring Open House held […]

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2017 Boston Pride Community Fund: Boston Pride distributes over $20,000 to 16 organizations

Boston, MA – March 10, 2017>– Today, Boston Pride announced the recipients of the 2017 Boston Pride Community Fund that was established to provide grants to small nonprofits and other groups that support the LGBTQ community. Boston Pride convened an independent panel of community members who processed all the applications received at the end of […]

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Statement on the 2017 South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Boston, MA – March 8, 2017 – Boston Pride strongly condemns the exclusion of OUTVETS from the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Boston Pride had a positive experience representing the LGBT community as we marched in the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 2015 and 2016. Our contingent felt welcomed by the crowds and […]

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Save the date! Pride Spring Open House on March 23rd

The annual Pride Spring Open House will be held on Thursday, March 23rd starting at 6:30pm, and the Boston Pride office, 12 Channel St #503, Boston, MA. During the event, the 2017 Marshals will be revealed and a series of announcements for Pride 2017 will be made. This event is free, but we ask that […]

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Vote now for your 2017 Boston Pride Marshals!

Voting for the 2017 Boston Pride Marshals is now open. Community members are invited to click here to cast their vote and select those individuals and organizations to be specifically honored during the 2017 Boston Pride celebration. The 2017 nominees for Boston Pride Marshals are (in alphabetical order): Jason Hayes, The Imperial Court of MA, […]

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Statement regarding the Trump administrations’ rescinding of protections for trans* students in public schools

Boston – Wednesday, February 22nd – Boston Pride condemns the executive order issued by the Trump administration that rescinds the protection of transgender students in our public schools. While schools should be a safe place for trans* students to learn and grow, many face bullying, harassment and violence. Rescinding these protections not only takes us […]

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Save the date: Screening of “You’ll Never Be Alone / Nunca vas a estar solo” on March 3

Screening on Friday, March 3rd, 2017 – 7 to 9pm Bright Family Screening Room, The Paramount Center – Emerson College 559 Washington St, Boston, Massachusetts 02111 Tickets available now! Click here to get your tickets. After his gay teenage son, Pablo, is badly beaten up by some homophobic youngsters, Juan, a withdrawn manager at a […]

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Nominate your 2017 Boston Pride Marshals!

Nominations are now open – click here to nominate a Marshal for Boston Pride 2017! Nominations: February 1-20 Review of nominations and creation of voting slate by the Boston Pride Committee: February 21 Vote by the community: March 1-15 Announcement of Marshals: March 23 Updated 2/15 to reflect extension of the nomination period and subsequent […]

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Statement on the plans for a National Pride March

Boston, MA – Considering that the proposed National Pride March on Washington, DC for June 11 would occur on the same weekend as Boston Pride, we are working diligently to identify the best outcome to ensure our various communities continue to have safe spaces at the local and regional level, while recognizing the larger, national […]

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