Jennifer Lopez microphoneBoston Pride Festival Entertainment!!Boston Pride added seven musical acts to this year’s  Boston Pride Festival being held on Saturday, June 8th from noon to 6pm at Boston’s City Hall Plaza. From dance pop stars to drag queens to DJs and rock stars, the Festival has something for everyone.  These acts will be in addition to headline performer Karmin which is scheduled to take the stage last. The Boston Pride Festival will also feature special guests hosts Jim Clerkin of KISS 108 and Fast Freddy Murphy of Mix 104.1, as well as emcees Abby Cummings and Liza Lott.Schedule of Entertainment for Boston Pride 2013 Festival June 8:


voteVote for the 2013 Boston Pride Marshals!Thank you to everyone who submitted Boston Pride Grand and Honorary Marshal Nominees- Now it is time to cast your vote! Remember when voting to consider how each finalist illustrates the 2013 Pride Theme “Moving Forward…Proud, Strong, United.” The polls are open! Vote Here.The polls close May 15, 2013 so make sure it counts and vote now!For more information on the nominees, visit: 



SoxPride Night @ Fenway ParkBoston Pride announced today that in partnership with the Boston Red Sox, the first- ever Pride Night at Fenway Park has been added as an official 2013 Pride Week event. Boston’s LGBT community will be recognized at the Boston Red Sox vs. Texas Rangers baseball game at Fenway Park on Thursday, June 6th at 7:10p.m.Tickets for Pride Night at Fenway Park may be purchased here.  The Red Sox will donate a percentage of the proceeds to benefit Boston Pride, a nonprofit, 501 © 3 corporation. 
sportsOut In Sports: Moving Forward – A Panel Discussion on LGBT People in Sports SponsoredBoston Pride’s Human Rights and Education Committee will host a panel discussion regarding LGBT’s in organized sports. From the announcement by NBA player Jason Collins that he is gay to the recent pronouncements by major league sports to be more inclusive of the LGBT community, the issue of LGBTs in organized sports is gaining momentum as a critical part of equal rights discussions. The panel discussion will be held at The Boston Public Library on June 5th from 6:15pm-8:15p.m.

Mark Your Calendar- Boston Pride Week is May 31- June 9!

This year’s theme is “Moving Forward…Proud, Strong, United.” The theme represents the hardships that the LGBT community has persevered through and the drive to move forward together, and what better way to celebrate worldwide inclusivity, equality and awareness than with special events, parties, and Boston’s biggest and most popular parade and festival.Starting with the annual Pride Flag Raising Ceremony on May 31st, the week also includes:• Pride Day at Faneuil Hall• Royal Pageant

• Human Rights Event

• Pride Parade and Festival