Bake Me Happy Co-Owner and Black Out and Proud Co-Founder Letha Pugh will be honored by the City of Columbus with the Steven Shellabarger Illuminator Award, in tandem with the Pride Illumination at City Hall. “From her work with Black Out and Proud to expand education, social opportunities, the arts, spirituality, and social justice that […]
Local venture firm LOUD Capital has found the leader of its LGBTQ+ community-focused venture fund the Pride Fund 1. Densil R. Porteous was named CEO of the $10 million fund that invests in early-stage and growth companies led by LGBTQ+ people. “From the inception of the fund, we realized we needed a dynamic representative of […]
Central Ohio is home to hundreds of festivals, parades and events every year. Once the summertime hits, it feels like there’s a major event every single weekend. This year our readers and editors picked the PRIDE Festival as the #1 in the city for the first time. After relocating from Goodale Park to the Scioto […]
2019 Festival Dates: Every year, you count on Stonewall Columbus to bring you one of the biggest, best Prides in the nation with events, entertainers, an incredible parade, and more! Contributions help the staff at Stonewall ensure that your weekend is just plain awesome. Our 5 for Pride Team will be marching in the parade […]
The Short North Arts District is celebrating Pride with another year of Pride Hop festivities! This week, The Nina West Way was unveiled at Hull Alley, a reminder of Nina West’s kindness. Plus, businesses throughout the District will offer special Pride food and drinks, merchandise, and more; participating businesses will also hold purchases during Pride […]
Kick Off Pride 2019 at our Super Hero themed dance parties Join us as we welcome DJ Neon the Glow Go Bear in our new outdoor festival space! Based in Atlanta, DJ Neon the Glowgobear has performed at a variety of events ranging from the Geeky Dragon*Con, the glamorous Glitterball, to the sex-infused ManShaft in […]
The 38th annual Pride Festival took place Downtown this weekend, which included the annual parade on High Street. Thousands gathered as floats, marchers and entertainers paraded between the Short North and Downtown Columbus. — Editor’s Note by Walker Evans. For more information, visit www.columbuspride.org/parade/. All photos by Matt Ellis.