Pride Week is more than just a parade and festival, it’s about our entire Buffalo community coming together to celebrate LGBTQ+ culture and identity. We all celebrate Pride in different ways, which is why you’ll find a wide range of events to support during Buffalo Pride Week. Take a look at the calendar below for information on each unique event.

We are promoting non-crowd-based programming that encourages and uplifts LGBTQ+ people in Western New York while keeping everyone safe. All affirming organizations, businesses and individuals can join us in celebrating 2020 Buffalo Pride Week by sharing their safe and lawful Pride activities.

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August 2020

Speaking with Pride

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August 17August 23
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Shout it out! We want LGBTQ+ voices to be heard during Buffalo Pride Week. Take to social media to tell us what Pride means to you in a post, tagging @buffaloprideweek and using the hashtag #buffaloprideweek. What you contribute can be as unique as you are, a relevant song, meme, quote—whatever uplifts you as a member or ally of the LGBTQ+ community. Throughout Buffalo Pride Week, we will be sharing your posts, so keep them coming. We know that Pride…

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Outdoor Dance Performance: Birds Excited Into Flight

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August 20 | 6:30 AM7:00 PM
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Queer Assistant Professor of Dance, Anthony Alterio, and students from the Department of Theatre & Dance SUNY Fredonia will perform an evening length dance performance at the Birds Excited Into Flight sculpture in Bidwell Parkway on August 20th, 2020 from 6:30pm-7:00pm. The piece will investigate and invoke various aspects of pride, gender, sexuality, and community through movement, structured improvisation, and storytelling. We invite anyone who is willing to witness, listen, and view our explorations to attend this one-time performance. The…

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GLYS Diversity Prom

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August 21 | 7:00 PM9:00 PM
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Every year at the end of the school year, GLYS of WNY hosts our Diversity Prom. Easily one of highlights of the year, GLYS prepares a venue at an incredible location where young people of all different backgrounds are able to attend with the date of their choice to dance and experience community and acceptance. Music, refreshments, and a photo booth creates a memorable prom experience in a safe and secure environment. Due to COVID-19 complications, this year's in person…

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Virtual Vogue Night

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August 21 | 8:00 PM10:00 PM
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Can you dip, twirl or serve? Well now's your chance to show the world what you've got! Contestants will go head to head in front of a distinguished panel of judges, and they will determine a winner of categories and CASH PRIZES! Join us via the BIGO Live app Friday, August 21 at 8:00 PM for our Virtual Vogue Night - Presented by The MOCHA Center Buffalo, The Pride Center of WNY, Evergreen Health, Harvest House, Community Access Services, Leaving…

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