June marks the celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) Pride Month. Old Pasadena joins in the celebration with a reminder that all are welcome and that we embrace diversity and inclusivity in our commUNITY! The following promotions and events are taking place in Old Pasadena in honor of Pride Month, both to raise awareness and educate and to provide support to important organizations. The City of Pasadena celebrates throughout June with a variety of virtual programs and workshops for teens and adults as well as free take-and-make creative crafts and events for all ages. For details, visit this link.
Coffee & Plants | Trevor’s Treat
In honor of Pride Month, plant-based Coffee & Plants announced their month-long collaboration with Lance Bass, who helped them create a special drink! This month you can order Trevor’s Treat, a refreshing dream of strawberries, dragon fruit, and coconut cream, paired with bold espresso and real gold to top it off! The best part is that proceeds will be donated to @trevorproject, an organization Lance chose because it is near and dear to his heart!
Show Your Pride with Madewell
June 3 through October 31
50 percent of the purchase price for Love to All merchandise will go to the ACLU Foundation, which works to defend and expand the rights of LGBTQ+ people to live free from fear and discrimination. Plus, follow along on social as Madewell friends and creators Regina Rocke, Theo Swanson, and Menelik Puryear help celebrate and educate all month long. #lovetoall
Support ACLU with Madewell
June 25 from 12:00-5:00pm
On Sunday, June 25 from 12-5 pm, shop at Madewell Pasadena and 10% of all profits will be donated to the ACLU Foundation.
House of Intuition - Love Wins Collection
As LGBTQ+ founders of House of Intuition, a metaphysical oasis dedicated to enlightening, empowering, and uplifting the community, celebrate all energies and forms of love. 15% of all proceeds from the Love Wins Collection will be donated to The Trans Justice Funding Project - a community-led funding initiative founded to support grassroots BIPOC groups and youth.
Athleta | LA Pride Shop Party
Wednesday, June 8 - 5:00-7:00 pm
Join Athleta Pasadena on Wednesday, June 8th for a Shop Party to celebrate & benefit LA Pride! The Pasadena store will donate up to $1,000 from sales that evening to our friends at LA Pride. Parties will include shopping, refreshments, giveaways, celebrations, and fun! The first 100 customers in each store will receive an Athleta / LA Pride hand fan.
*Enter the giveaway in-store for a chance to win a $100 Athleta Appreciation Card by signing up for Store Insider. Ask a store team member for more details.
Doing Good During Pride
U Street Pizza x Future Gin x Downtown Women's Center
Saturday, June 25, 12:00-2:00 pm; Ticket $20.00
Come join U Street Pizza in putting together Care Kits for the Downtown Women's Center. You will be provided with all the items needed for the kits and additional item donations will be accepted as well. Each ticket includes a slice of pizza and a Future Gin cocktail. All ticket proceeds will go towards the cost of items for the DWC Care Kits. U Street Pizza and Future Gin are proud to be both women, BIPOC, and queer-owned businesses. Use this link for the ticketed event.
Pride Cookie Bake Sale at Homage
Saturday, June 25, 12:00-5:00 pm
Homage Pasadena invites you to celebrate Pride with them on Saturday, June 25, from 12-5 pm. Enjoy their Pride cookie bake sale, and get a free Nomad Ice Pop while supplies last. Take advantage of early SUmmer discounts (25-50% off select merchandise) and know that 10% of all sales and all bake sale proceeds will be donated to the Trevor Project!
Pride Storytime Workshop
Armory Center for the Arts
Sunday, June 26, 10:00 - 12:00 pm
Instructors: Austyn de Lugo & Molly Wurwand
Celebrate Pride Month with this art workshop for ages 7-11, inspired by LGBT+ artists and art from around the world! Two stories will be read about the LGBT+ community, focusing on respect and building mutual understanding, then participants' responses will be expressed through ceramic and printmaking activities. All materials/supplies are provided for participants. Sign up here for this free event.