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Check out the full Thursday line-up for Digital Pride here

Digital Pride will take place 24-30 April!

Check out the full Thursday line-up for Digital Pride here
Digital Pride is bringing the LGBTI pride movement online.

Digital Pride is less than a month away!

As the world’s only online LGBTI event, Digital Pride will be bringing you a full week of events, videos, debates, and more. No matter where you are in the world, this is a Pride that YOU can be a part of.

Check out the full Thursday line-up below:

Thursday 27 April

Prides Around the World: Sydney

1am – Los Angeles / 4am – New York / 9am – London / 4pm – Hong Kong / 6pm – Sydney

Start (or end!) your day with a trip to Australia to celebrate Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. This year’s theme? Creating Equality.

Next year, the festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary; a theme has yet to be decided. But take a look at our video to decide early on whether you want to take a trip Down Under.

Where you can see it:

Manila Luzon’s Ice Cream Music Video

2am – Los Angeles / 5am – New York / 10am – London / 5pm – Hong Kong / 7pm – Sydney

Watch the RuPaul’s Drag Race star and runner up of season 3 prance around with a lot of hot guys and even more ice cream. In true style it’s a little bit camp and a whole lot of fun – just the thing to get that weekend vibe started a little early.

Where you can see it:

Gay Night Out: Poland

3am – Los Angeles / 6am – New York / 11am – London / 6pm – Hong Kong / 8pm – Sydney

Couple Jakub and Dawid made headlines with their Roxette video. For Digital Pride they got their friends Piotr and Pawel on board to show you the vibrant Polish nightlife while sharing why they love being LGBTI in Poland.

Dance the night away in Warsaw, see drag performances in Wrocław and follow the friends on their journey to show you three of their home country’s best nights out.

Where you can see it:

Are Unrealistic Ideals of Beauty Killing the LGBTI Community?

4am – Los Angeles / 7am – New York / 12pm – London / 7pm – Hong Kong / 9pm – Sydney

Watch our panel discuss if the unrealistic ideals of beauty within the LGBTI community are causing physical, mental, and emotional damage. Panelists include: Dr Christian Jessen (pictured), Jane Czyzselska, Kayla Rose, and Jonny Benjamin.

GET INVOLVED – Leave us your questions on the Digital Pride website, Facebook page, or on YouTube to have it answered by the panelists.

Where you can see it:

Performance: Melissa Cavanagh

5am – Los Angeles / 8am – New York / 1pm – London / 8pm – Hong Kong / 10pm – Sydney

Melissa Cavanagh was a contestant on BBC1’s The Voice UK in 2016 after Boy George picked her to be one of the twelve artists on his team.

Originally from Sunderland, she now lives in London and is pursuing her love of singing and musical theatre.

As a huge fan and supporter of the LGBTI community, she is honoured to have been asked to perform for Digital Pride.

Where you can see it:

Celebrity Cruises: Leon Hand

5:30am – Los Angeles / 8:30am – New York / 1:30pm – London / 8:30pm – Hong Kong / 10:30pm – Sydney

Watch Leon Hand, Training Manager at Celebrity Cruises UK, discuss why tolerance at work matters and how it changed his personal life.

Where you can see it:

Prides Around the World: Los Angeles

6am – Los Angeles / 9am – New York / 2pm – London / 9pm – Hong Kong / 11pm – Sydney

Did you ever wonder what it’s like to attend Pride in one of the world’s hottest gay cities? Travel to LA to check out what goes on, and how LA Pride celebrates diversity and fights for LGBTI equality, below the West Hollywood sun.

Check out the amazing festival that is LA Pride.

Where you can see it:

Personal Story: Kai

6:30am – Los Angeles / 9:30am – New York / 2:30pm – London / 9:30pm – Hong Kong / 11:30pm – Sydney

Kai started his transition at the age of nine. For Digital Pride, watch and listen to his incredible journey through the years, as he begins his transition and hormone blockers.

The goal of YouTube channel My Genderation is to showcase films about individuals and events for the global trans community.

Where you can see it:

Brian Crum Skyscraper Music Video

7am – Los Angeles / 10am – New York / 3pm – London / 10pm – Hong Kong / 12am [Friday] – Sydney

America’s Got Talent singer Brian Crum performs his cover of Demi Lovato’s Skyscraper.

Where you can see it:

LGBTI Inclusion in the Digital Era

9am – Los Angeles / 12pm – New York / 5pm – London / 12am [Friday] – Hong Kong / 2am [Friday] – Sydney

This year, global technology giant Fujitsu will be exploring the topic of LGBTI Inclusion in the Digital Era. Make sure to watch the live stream as we are joined by experts from around the globe to discuss how key topics in technology impact LGBTI lives.

Where you can see it:

Proud Unicorn: Spider-Man

11am – Los Angeles / 2pm – New York / 7pm – London / 2am [Friday] – Hong Kong / 4am [Friday] – Sydney

Proud Unicorn

A new kind of superhero.

Digital Pride and Proud Unicorn proudly present a retelling of popular film Spider-Man with a lesbian twist.

Where you can see it:

Personal Story: Alice

11:30am – Los Angeles / 2:30pm – New York / 7:30pm – London / 2:30am [Friday] – Hong Kong / 4:30am [Friday] – Sydney

Meet Alice – charming and sweet, she always has a smile and positive things to say. She started her transition later in life, six or seven years ago, and since then found what she had been missing: the joy in her life.

The goal of YouTube channel My Genderation is to showcase films about individuals and events for the global trans community.

Where you can see it:

Performance: Vangelis

12pm – Los Angeles / 3pm – New York / 8pm – London / 3am [Friday] – Hong Kong / 5am [Friday] – Sydney

Vangelis Polydorou was a finalist on BBC One’s The Voice UK. He was mentored by Boy George on the show and is now working with him on his debut album.

Vangelis was asked to perform at The British LGBT Awards and The Icon Diversity Awards last year and is an active performer on the pride scene. He was also named as one of the top 500 LGBTI Global Social Media Powerlist.

Where you can see it:

Personal Story: Billy-Joe

1pm – Los Angeles / 4pm – New York / 9pm – London / 4am [Friday] – Hong Kong / 6am [Friday] – Sydney

Meet 25-year-old Billy-Joe, a DJ from Cardiff, and his best friend Kerry. They tell the story of how they stuck together, even when Billy-Joe lost everything from one day to the other.

The goal of YouTube channel My Genderation is to showcase films about individuals and events for the global trans community.

Where you can see it:

A Gay Night Out: Barcelona

2pm – Los Angeles / 5pm – New York / 10pm – London / 5am [Friday] – Hong Kong / 7am [Friday] – Sydney

Gerardo invites you to the vivacious city of Barcelona and takes you to the heart of its lively, exuberant LGBTI nightlife.

Where you can see it:

Prides Around the World: London

3pm – Los Angeles / 6pm – New York / 11pm – London / 6am [Friday] – Hong Kong / 8am [Friday] – Sydney

To end the day we take you to Gay Star News’ hometown and right into London’s West End – the city’s creative quarter. Every year, Pride in London takes over the streets, marching from Oxford Street to Trafalgar Square, where a stage show keeps marchers and visitors partying well after the parade ends.

Where you can see it:

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