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Now! Announced as Seattle Pride Month 2024 Theme

Dec 01, 2023 | Seattle Pride

We are proud to announce the theme for Seattle Pride 2024 and our 50th anniversary is 'Now!' in honor of the original rallying cry for the recognition of Seattle’s LGBTQIA+ community.

In 1974, a historic moment unfurled in Seattle as more than 200 LGBTQIA+ people, buoyed by the Stonewall uprising five years earlier, gathered publicly in an act of collective resistance. Their purpose was clear: to expel shame and to stand in defiance of those who wished to keep us hidden and disempowered. They were no longer willing to wait, no longer willing to hide, no longer willing to be denied the right to exist. Their echoing cry was NOW.

Now: This word transcends time, encompassing our past, grounding us in the present, and propelling us into the future. Now is the moment. Now is our legacy. Now is forever.

This anniversary is a powerful opportunity to reflect on the unwavering resilience of our community, both living and ancestral. Join us in a year dedicated to exploring, celebrating, and remembering our cultural history and stewarding the legacy of the trailblazers who demanded our rights, then and now.