To celebrate Pride month, Disney has announced a special live event called “Say It With Pride: Disney+ Celebrates Pride 365” , which will include its community of employees, talent, and fans.
“Say It With Pride: Disney+ Celebrates Pride 365” will be premiering on Thursday 30th June at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT. While Disney+ has started doing live-streams within the Disney+ app, this event will instead be live-streamed via on the Disney+’sYouTubeandFacebook.
Through song and storytelling, the second annual iteration of Disney+’s Pride variety show aims to uplift voices from the community to discuss their journeys, celebrate the achievements and contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community, and look toward a future that embodies diversity and unity with PRIDE.
The ensemble of participants includes Alan Menken (Academy Award-winning Disney Legend), Alex Newell (“Glee”), Angelica Ross (“Pose”), DCapella (Disney Music Group’s premier a cappella singing sensation), Jack Hughes (Artist), Jenny Lorenzo (Host of “What’s Up Disney+”), Jessica Darrow (“Encanto”), Katie Barnes (ESPN Features Writer), Nina West (“RuPaul’s Drag Race” and the host of the Webby Award-nominated 2021 Disney+ Pride Show), Reuby Wood (“Better Nate Than Ever”), Topher Ngo (“Turning Red”), Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, Victoria Alonso (Marvel’s President, Physical and Post Production, VFX & Animation Production), and more. Tee Vaden will direct the special.
Produced in partnership with Disney Music Group and the Disney PRIDE Employee Resource Group, the assembled team of performers, talent, director, and producers is predominantly comprised of members of the LGBTQIA+ community, with the support of allies.
Subscribers can discover LGBTQIA+ characters and stories in the Celebrate Pride Month Collection now streaming on Disney+ that features beloved movies and series including “Love, Victor,” “Trevor: The Musical” (Streaming June 24th), “Glee,” “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,” “OUT,” and more.
Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.