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

Digital Pride will take place 24-30 April!

Check out the full Tuesday line-up for Digital Pride here
Digital Pride brings 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 Tuesday line-up below:

Tuesday 25 April

Prides Around the World: Miami Beach Pride

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

Take a behind-the-scenes look at sunny Miami Beach Pride.

Where you can see it:

Personal Story: Lisa

2:30am – Los Angeles / 5:30am – New York / 10:30am – London / 5:30pm – Hong Kong / 7:30pm – Sydney

Watch the incredible life story of South African transgender woman, Lisa, who went from working as a sex worker, via glamor model assignments, to married life in the UK.

Lisa’s inspiring story is told as one of the My Genderation YouTube films – all of which were produced to give a voice to the global trans community.

Where you can see it:

Performance: Lucy Whittaker

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

Rising singer songwriter Lucy Whittaker is enjoying her most high-profile exposure at the moment. Her new track, I’m Not Ever Coming Back Again has just been made BBC Introducing’s Track of the Week, with heavy exposure on BBC Radio One.

You can see Lucy perform via the following links:

Religion: Are religious people still the ‘main villains’ against LGBTI people?

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

Organized religion is the cause of much anguish and pain for LGBTI people around the globe. Can faith and sexuality be reconciled? Watch our panel discussion on how different faiths treat their LGBTI members. Panelists include: Luke Dowding, Martin Pendergast, Jide Macaulay, and Asad Dhunna.

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

Where you can see it:

Personal Story: Martin

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

Digital Pride’s aim is to bring Pride to corners of the globe where it’s not easy to be openly LGBTI. This is true for many African states. Watch and listen to Martin’s personal story and struggles over being gay in Kenya.

Martin is a member of Out and Proud Africa, an African Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex rights and human rights activist charity.

Where you can see Martin’s story:

Personal Story: CN

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

Watch and listen to this genderqueer, classical musician’s experiences.

CN Lester’s remarkable story is part of the My Genderation series of films – each highlighting issues facing transgender and gender-nonconforming communities around the world.

Where you can find out more about CN:

Personal Story: Jackie

7:30am – Los Angeles / 10:30am – New York / 3:30pm – London / 10:30pm – Hong Kong / 12:30am [Wednesday] – Sydney

Jackie says she knew when she was 5-years-old that she had been born in the wrong body. In this short film, she gives us an insight into her life and journey.

Where you can see it:

Proud Unicorn: Love Actually

8am – Los Angeles / 11am – New York / 4pm – London / 11pm – Hong Kong / 1am [Wednesday] – Sydney

I love you!

Everyone has a favorite moment from the classic movie, Love Actually, right? The 2003 British film starred Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson and Colin Firth, among many others, Digital Pride and Proud Unicorn proudly present a short retelling of the rom-com with a special gay twist.

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Celebrity Cruises: Mary McKenna

8:30am – Los Angeles / 11:30am – New York / 4:30pm – London / 11:30pm – Hong Kong / 1:30am [Wednesday] – Sydney

More and more travel operators are realizing the importance of catering for gay travelers. It’s an area that Celebrity Cruises have led the way in. Watch as Mary McKenna, Managing Director of Tour America, tells how the company makes LGBTI families feel especially welcome and included on their ships.

Where you can see it:

Performance: Frankie C.

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

Frankie C. is a Southern California native who grew up surrounded by music and the arts. She was the star of the Nickelodeon series, Just For Kicks, and studied opera and theater at the Los Angeles High School for the Performing Arts, and later the prestigious drama school at the University Of Southern California. Frankie C. gained success with her project Wild Style, and the hit song Take Me Home was played throughout the US. Catch this performance via the following links:

The Roles of Brands in a Diverse World

10am – Los Angeles / 1pm – New York / 6pm – London / 1am [Wednesday] – Hong Kong / 3am [Wednesday] – Sydney

For the second year running, DigitasLBi is a proud sponsor of Gay Star News’ Digital Pride – the global, online Pride festival. Please join us for a live stream panel discussion on the role that brands can play in a diverse and increasingly polarised world, with speakers from Celebrity Cruises, DigitasLBi, Gay Star News, Mars and Stop Funding Hate. Read more from Amy Nield of DigitasLBi here.

Where you can see the discussion:

Performance: Briggon Snow

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

Originally from South Portland, Maine USA – Briggon is an actor living in Los Angeles, California. Along with credits on Showtime’s Masters of Sex and Nickelodeon’s Game Shakers, Briggon currently voices Caleb on the popular radio-drama/podcast The Bright Sessions.

Briggon recently released an LGBTI themed cover music video of Shawn Mendes’ Mercy.

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Personal Story: Chris Salvatore

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

Chris Salvatore made headlines earlier this year when he took in and cared for an elderly neighbor. Before that, he already had a sizeable following for his roles in a number of queer cult classics. Watch and listen as Salvatore talks about coming out and being teased in elementary school.

Where you can see it:

A Gay Night Out: Singapore

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

A look at the LGBTI nightlife in Singapore in South-East Asia.

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Personal Story: Bruno

3.30pm – Los Angeles / 6.30pm – New York / 11.30pm – London / 6.30am [Wednesday] – Hong Kong / 8.30am [Wednesday] – Sydney

Bruno was born in poverty. Living with eight cousins, he was forced to scrape to survive. But now, he’s been married for 16 years, built his own house and adopted a seven-year-old daughter with his husband.

Read how Micro Rainbow helped him achieve his dreams.

Where you can see it:

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