Queer Pride Guide PART 2

We made Pride Guide Part 1 and yinz came back with a whole host of other events to include. It’s good to see so many celebrations, marches and chances to be around other queerbies. SO here it is, Queer Pittsburgh Pride Guide Part 2. These are events from June 11 – till the end of Pride Month. As always if we missed your event, let us know and we’ll add it asap (email samone@queerpgh.com). Enjoy!

Tuesday, June 12Stitch-N’-Butch Crafter’s Social Night

June 12 | 7pm – 9pm | Rickert & Beagle Bookstore in Dormont | FREE | All Ages
Queers love crafting! Meet new friends with shared interests. Work on your own projects or find something new. Part of a monthly series. BYOB

Wednesday, June 13

Chill at Mixtape: PCAA Happy Hour

June 13 | 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Mixtape
Meet at the intersection of queer and neurodivergent for an open and casual happy hour with the Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy. 

Friday, June 15

June Rainbow Ride!

June 15 | 6pm – 9pm | Starts at Schenley plaza | FREE | All Ages
Like biking? Love queerbies? Bring your pride to the streets for a casual 412 Flock bike ride. No bike, no problem. There’s a Healthy Ride station close by!

Kid’s Pride – All Ages Pride Show

June 15 | 7pm – 10pm | Better. a studio for you | Free | All Ages
Time to shine light on the kiddos of our community. The all 18 and under cast will blow you away with their talents and vibrancy.

iSing Karaoke & Dance Party: Pride Edition

June 15 | 7pm – 12am | Getaway Cafe | 21+
Raise money. Pay to sing. And pay a little more to have someone stop singing. This event has blown up and will sure to pack the Getaway with cuties for dancing, food, drinks and fun.

Jellyfish: new wave · italo disco · post-punk

June 15 | 10pm – 2am | P Town Bar | 21+ | FREE
Free dance party? Uhm, yes please. Get funky to some new jams with DJs Stephanie Tsong, Ricky Moslen, Adam Shuck (the dude who brought you Eat That Read This). P.S. It’s Adam’s Birthday!

Saturday, June 16

Queer Craft Market

June 16 | 5pm-9pm | Assemble | FREE | All Ages
The Queer Craft Market is back again this year. Shop from dozens of queer artists (including yours truly) at Assemble. Come pick up a gift for the new cutie you met at the Pride parade. The pronoun pins will surely win them over. <3

Love 2000

June 16 | 7pm – 10pm | Glitterbox | 21+
It’s 2018. Do you find yourself listening to hits from the millennium rocking out feeling nostalgic already? This is the drag and burlesque show for you!

Love Over the Rainbow – Queer Adult Prom

June 16 | 8pm – 2am | Cruze Bar | $10 | 21+
High School may be over but there’s another chance to ask that cutie out to prom. Relive your prom but make it gayer and drink from something other than a flask you stole from dad.

Monday, June 18

Free Film Screening – Beautiful Boxer

June 18 | 6:30pm – 7pm | City of Asylum Alphabet City | FREE -rsvp required | All Ages
ReelQ and City of Asylum Alphabet City  bring you a FREE Screening. Get out of the heat and enjoy Beautiful Boxer (Thai: บิวตี้ฟูล บ๊อกเซอร์). It tells the life story of Parinya Charoenphol, a famous kathoey (trans woman), Muay Thai fighter, actress and model.

TransPride Pgh: Masculine of Center Meet Up

June 18 | 6pm – 9pm | Persad Center | FREE | All Ages
Stop by for a casual hang out with other masculine of center folks and friends. Talk about what MoC means to you and where this concept came from, or just hang out and enjoy snacks.

Thursday, June 21

Third Thursday: Wet Look

June 21 | 8pm – 11pm | Carnegie Museum of Art | $5-10
Carnegie Museum of Art teams up with GirlFX for a night of total body positivity. You won’t want to miss queer artist TYGAPAW (Dion McKenzie) and friends bring you a whole new musical experiences.

Friday, June 22

Creating Space for Joy

June 22 | 6pm – 8:30pm | Percolate | Free | All Ages
What is pride without joy? Open night for a new art installation features queer artist, queer DJ and queer pop up food stop. Come play with shape and light at Percolate in Wilkinsburg.

Living Out Loud: 50 Shades of Queer

June 22 | 6pm – 10pm | Carnegie Museum of Art | $5-$15 | All Ages (21+ after party)
There’s so much to enjoy this evening. Go from a film screening and youth panel, to a fashion show, then a kiki, THEN and afterparty. There will be food and drinks all night and surprise guests and DJs.

Naked Girls Read Pittsburgh: Queer Literature Edition

June 22 | 8pm – 11pm | Better. a studio for you | $15+
This is exactly what is sounds like. A cast of your friendly neighborhood queerdos will read literature completely unadorned. Au naturel, if you will.

Sunday, June 24

Stride for Pride 5K

7:30am- 12pm | June 24 | North Shore River Park  | $10-$30 | All Ages
Like running? Love queerbies? Get your exercise for a good cause. Join this 5k walk/run to benefit the Human Rights Campaign. All ages can join so bring the whole queer fam. 

Thursday, June 28

Pittsburgh Underwear Ride

June 28 | 8pm – 11pm | Starts in Lawrenceville – After party at Ace | FREE | Suggested 21+
I knew my rainbow undies would come in handy this month. Get as free as you care to be, hop on a bike, and fly through the city with a whole crowd of half nakey bikers. I wonder if the Ace won’t mind me staying in my undies for the after party at Ace? Hmmm

Friday, June 29

Pride in the Rox

June 29 | 8pm-11pm | Ryan Arts & Sto-Rox Library | FREE | All Ages
Hey Sto-Rox friends! We see you out there! Time to dance, vogue, drag, and celebrate. Shoutout to Trevor C. Dance Collective for giving us the heads up!

Saturday, June 30

Hot Mass / girlFX pres. Sappho and e-v

June 30 | 11:59pm – 7am | Hot Mass | $ | 21+
Party through the last minutes of Pride month… and maybe even longer. Sappho and e-v are sure to bring you a queer AF night of dancing. P.S. This is a good bye show so they’ll surely give you an experience you’ll want to stay up all night for. 

Again, if we missed your event, let us know. There is so much happening this month. So much pride to be had. I hope to see you all this month. Seeing all the celebrations makes my heart warm.

You are loved. 

This article originally appeared on QueerPgh.com. This article is preserved as a part of the Q Archives project. Please consider donating to help preserve Pittsburgh’s Queer history.