Posted by on June 28, 2020

The inaugural occasion brings collectively 28 Satisfaction organizations in a collaborative celebration hosted by GayTravel.com on Twitter @GayTravel,  #VirtualPride on Sunday, June 28, 2020.

Digital Satisfaction will allow you and your family members to point out your satisfaction on-line and work together together with your favourite Satisfaction occasions and fashionable LGBTQ+ social media influencers. The occasion can be hosted by GayTravel.com.

June 28, 2020, commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the primary Satisfaction March, held in 1970, one yr after the Stonewall Rebellion in New York Metropolis.  Due to this fact, the date of our VIrtual Satisfaction occasion (28th of June) and the variety of Satisfaction organizations (28) are aligned to pay tribute to the date of the primary Satisfaction March, initially referred to as the “Christopher Avenue Liberation Day March” that passed off 50 years in the past on June 28, 1970.

June is Satisfaction month. But, as a result of pandemic and social unrest, a whole bunch of satisfaction celebrations throughout the nation have been canceled or postponed.  At GayTravel.com, we wished to do one thing that will make the most of our platform as a method for LGBTQ+ voices to be heard.

“At present, celebrating Satisfaction is difficult as a result of we’re unable to be bodily shut. But the spirit of Satisfaction and equality has by no means been extra important, particularly given the latest U.S. Supreme Court docket’s historic determination to guard LGBTQ rights within the office. The choice delivers a serious victory to LGBTQ workers and deserves to be celebrated. Digital Satisfaction will present a platform enabling the group to stay seen and to be heard from their houses” stated Sam Barreto, Social Media Chair at GayTravel.com.

Joe Bock, Director of Hawai’i LGBT Legacy Basis, states: “When Honolulu Satisfaction first realized about Digital Satisfaction hosted by GayTravel.com, we instantly knew this was a good way for our group to affix the numerous others throughout the nation, all the way in which to New York Metropolis, the place we celebrated Stonewall 50 simply final yr. On June 28, we are going to all come collectively once more and we’re proud to be part of this inaugural occasion.”

Digital Satisfaction will begin at 11:30 AM ET and transfer from East to West, concluding at 4:30 ET with Hawaii.  Celebrants can be inspired to submit photographs, movies, or excerpts about how they’re celebrating satisfaction and what Satisfaction means to them. Those that submit may have an opportunity to obtain items, together with a 5-night luxurious safari from Sikeleli Journey & Expeditions; suitcases from ROAM Baggage, the world’s first color-customizable premium baggage model; and Superior Males’s Pores and skin Care merchandise from MËNAJI®.

“ROAM Baggage couldn’t be extra happy to have the possibility to help this inspiring occasion at an essential second in historical past. VirtualPride.com is a superb alternative to “present our colours” and categorical our dedication to assist guarantee equal rights and respect for the LGBTQ+ group.”
– The ROAM Baggage Staff

Share this text utilizing our social icons.  Everybody from sea to shining sea is invited to take part on virtualpride.com or on Twitter hosted by @gaytravel utilizing the hashtag #VirtualPride.

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