2021 Annual General Meeting & World Conference

Online, November 6–14, 2021

Registration Open September 1 — October 31, 2021

Click here to read more about the conference on our Medium page.

 

 

Request For Proposal For Branded Products & Merchandise Vendor

The intent of this solicitation is to obtain organizations with experience and expertise to provide procurement services for all InterPride branded products sold via our website and social media outlets.

Each respondent submitting a proposal will be notified via e-mail of IP’s decision concerning their proposal.

Click Here for more information on how to submit a bid.

 

PRESS RELEASE: STATEMENT FROM INTERPRIDE ON SUPPORTING REFUGEES ESCAPING THE TALIBAN IN AFGHANISTAN 

InterPride, the global association of Pride organizers, calls on the international community to support the safe evacuation of Afghanistan citizens, particularly women and girls, in light of the stated intention of the Taliban to re-impose Sharia law in Afghanistan.

Read More on our official Medium account here.

 

 

PRESS RELEASE: STATEMENT FROM INTERPRIDE ON WORLDPRIDE 2021 IN COPENHAGEN 

InterPride is the International Association of LGBTQIA+ Pride Organizers. We have almost 400 member organizations in nearly 70 countries. Our work impacts millions worldwide through our members. InterPride is also the owner of the WorldPride brand, and this was the 7th edition of WorldPride in Copenhagen, Denmark, since we first launched in Rome, Italy, 21 years ago.     

Read More on our official Medium account here.

 

PRESS RELEASE: INTERPRIDE CONDEMNS THE RECENT ESCALATING VIOLENCE IN EUROPE AGAINST THE LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY 

InterPride (www.interpride.org), the global network of LGBTQIA+ Pride organizations, condemns the ongoing recent surge of incidents of violence, discrimination, and marginalization targeting LGBTQIA+ individuals in Europe. As we launch the seventh edition of WorldPride in Copenhagen, Denmark, InterPride is calling upon the world’s national leaders and government officials at all levels to denounce and act in response to these acts of marginalization and terror.     

Read More on our official Medium account here.

 

PRESS RELEASE: INTERPRIDE CONDEMNS THE NEW ANTI-LGBTQIA+ BILL IN GHANA, AND CALLS ON WORLD’S LEADERS TO TAKE ACTION 

InterPride (www.interpride.org) condemns the proposed “Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights & Ghanian Family Values Bill, 2021,” sponsored by eight lawmakers on August 2, 2021. The bill would impose a maximum 10-year prison sentence on people who support and advocate for same-sex and gay rights. Individuals or groups would also not be allowed to provide social or medical support to LGBTQIA+ people. Global leaders must take a strong stance against this vile legislation.     

Read More on our official Medium account here.

 

Request For Proposal For Live Language Interpreters

With continued uncertainty related to the COVID pandemic restrictions, the 2021 InterPride General Meeting & World Conference (GM&WC) will be held virtually on November 6-14, 2021, hosted by InterPride and coordinated by the Conference Structure & Integrity Committee (CSIC).

The intent of this solicitation is to obtain organizations with experience and expertise to provide live interpreters to translate from English to ISL, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, Mandarin, and Hindi. Services would be needed during the GM&WC scheduled for November 6-7th and 13-14th, 2021.  The services would be needed during our plenaries which last three (3) hours each day. Time to be determined.

The final selection of languages will depend on the specific needs of registered Pride delegates in attendance.

Click Here for more information on how to submit a bid.

 

Global Prides Calendar 2021

We want to know your plans for 2021! Are you holding a Pride event? Will it be in-person, online/virtually, or both? Are you cancelling it? Please complete this form by providing your details and we will add them to our Prides Calendar.

Global Black Pride 2021

Global Black Pride 2021 is celebrating its second year with the Theme “What About Us.” Join our fellow community members in this historic event on June 25th that InterPride is a partner of. Learn More! 

StarBase and Dreamland present PrideXR

The world’s first hybrid live/virtual reality Pride event, on June 25-27, 2021. Brought to life by the visionaries behind experiential event company FreshWata, StarBase is a new private and public hybrid entertainment and event space located in Las Vegas that combines live and virtual event experiences. 

Learn More! 

Partnerships - CAPI, USAP, and InterPride

Dear InterPride Members, 

We would like to provide more clarity and, as always, be transparent about the recent communications between CAPI, USAP, and InterPride. With this email, we attach the original letter that InterPride sent to CAPI (click here), followed by CAPI’s statement release (click here). To help understand the situation fully, we invite you to kindly take the time to read both documents thoroughly.   We still strongly encourage CAPI to embark on a partnership discussion with USAP and formalize it by entering into a mutually beneficial agreement. 

All our organizations can only become stronger by working together, creating change, supporting and serving our members in the many years to come.

On behalf of the Board of InterPride, the Co-Presidents: 
Linda, Julian, and Hadi copresidents@interpride.org

Administrative Consultant

POSITION SUMMARY - To support the administrative functions across all sectors of InterPride and assist with organizing, goal management, and fund development (grants, foundations, etc.). Please fill the Application Form to apply for the position by February 7, 2021 Full Job Description and further information is available in the application form. Do read the application eligibility and guidelines carefully before applying.

InterPride Annual Board of Directors 2020 Nominations Now Open!

If you're interested in serving on a hard-working Board of Directors as a leader in the international Pride movement, the following four (4) executive officer positions will be open for four (4) year terms starting October 2020 through October 2024:

  • Co-President (Male Identified)
  • Vice President of Member Services
  • Vice President, Global Outreach and Partnership Management (Male/Non-Binary Identified)
  • Secretary

Candidates need to submit a Letter of Intent (stating their full name, the name of the full member organization they are affiliated with, and the Board of Directors position they are seeking). The Letter of Intent should include why they are interested in the position, what they believe they will bring to InterPride, and what similar positions they have held previously.

The candidates also need to send a Letter of Endorsement signed by their affiliated full member organization (on letterhead), a high-resolution (preferably 300 dpi) headshot, a biography that does not exceed 400 words, and three (3) references. If the nominees prefer, they can combine their letter of intent with the bio, as long as both together do not exceed 400 words. DEADLINE:  Please send nominations to governance.chairs@interpride.org by 6:59 AM GMT on September 1, 2020.



2020 AGM and World Conference Updates

As previously announced, the InterPride and EPOA Annual General Meetings and World Conference that was to take place in Oslo in October 2020, is being moved to a virtual format and digital platforms due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Registration fees for the conference have been refunded. Please email agm@oslopride.no if your registration fee has not yet been refunded. Oslo Pride is now assembling an online workshop program that will be held in conjunction with the Annual General Meetings of InterPride and EPOA on October 1-3, 2020.

World Conference Registration

Conference Registration is now open. Because of the format change, everyone needs to re-register for the conference at the link below, and anyone registering for the conference will need to know the following: There is no charge for registration, but all participants must be from a Member Pride Organization. 

Deadline to register is 20 September 2020 for all participants, for security and connection reasons, all participants will need to register in advance the Registrations received after that time will be charged $50.00 USD that will be earmarked for the Solidarity Fund. All attendees need to register individually, even if they plan to attend by watching from the same device with someone else.

Registration Form The conference organizers are looking for people interested in presenting an online workshop during this year's World Conference. You can indicate your interest in holding a workshop by filling out this form by 1 August 2020. The team from Oslo Pride is planning to publish the workshop program on the conference website by early September. Visit https://interpride2020.org/ for updates.

World Conference Caucuses

InterPride will continue the process of holding caucuses in conjunction with the conference. Earlier this year a committee worked to develop a list of caucuses to be held. We will schedule a ninety-minute session for each caucus the week prior to the conference with a shorter check-in scheduled during the conference weekend. The registration form has a place for you to select which caucus you are interested in attending.

The first week of September we will email those interested in each caucus to identify who with facilitate that caucus. The facilitator’s main role is to keep the discussion moving so all individuals can participate in the discussion. Please email Hadi Damien [hadi.damien@interpride.org] if you have any questions on the caucuses.

  • People with Communication disorders (related to Speech and Language: Autism Spectrum Disorder; Aphasia);
  • Differently Abled; People with Reduced Mobility; People with Special Needs; People with Visual Impairments; People who have no hearing or are hard of hearing Caucus.
  • Trans*, Gender Non-Conforming Caucus.
  • Women’s Caucus.
  • People of Color & Indigenous People Caucus (Lo Roberts is working to identify the facilitator for this caucus)
  • People living with HIV Caucus
  • Bisexual Caucus
  • Small Prides Caucus
  • Seniors/Elders Caucus

2021 AGM and World Conference

We are considering moving the 2021 Conference in Guadalajara to 2022 and holding a virtual conference in its place. Please click on the link below to complete the short survey based on what you know about the response and future plans from COVID-19: Questionnaire

 

 

 

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Newsletters

July 2021
Alumni Committee
Strategic Planning Consultation: [English/Français/Español/Português]

June 2021

 

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Media Releases

2020.05.21 | Information update 
InterPride Solidarity Grants Program – Key changes to 2020 eligibility and timelines

2020.05.14 | Communique
Update on InterPride & EPOA AGM and World Conference

2020.04.01 | Announcement
Prides come together to organize ‘Global Pride’ amid COVID-19 cancellations

2020.03.18 | Update
COVID19 International Coordination Group