Celebrate Kansas City Pride Month Reopen After COVID & With Prez Biden Support

Actually, this town's Pride Fest isn't going to happen until August and local festivities are still hampered by COVID precautions.

Nevertheless, here's a quick peek at the slate this month . . .

Get out and celebrate Pride month at these KC events

Photo by Mercedes Mehling June is Pride month! Here is an ever-changing list of events happening this month in Kansas City to help you celebrate. If you have Pride events you want to share with us, let us know at tips@thepitchkc.com.

Kansas City embraces start of Pride Month

For Kale Van Leeuwen, the artist who painted the Pride mural at the Country Club Plaza, and for others who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community, it's not just a flag - it's a welcome sign for acceptance and safety. June is Pride Month for the LGBTQ+ community.

Biden hits back at states targeting trans youth in Pride Month proclamation

President Biden recognized June as Pride Month in a proclamation on Tuesday, while pushing for LGBTQ equality and calling out some states for targeting trans youth in "discriminatory bills." Why it matters: The White House has repeatedly deferred to the Justice Department on whether it will take action against a record number of bills targeting trans youth introduced by Republican lawmakers.

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