ShanghaiPRIDE 2018

08 June - 18 June

ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival 2018 Opens for Submissions

ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival (ShPFF) will return on June 9-17, 2018. We are very excited to bring the community together once again around LGBTQ films as we celebrate 10 years of ShanghaiPRIDE — and 10 years of sharing our stories.

The festival’s cinematic component has come a long way, evolving from a single film night to a full-blown festival that supports emerging Chinese filmmakers while also bringing cutting-edge international queer cinema to Shanghai.MORE…    

Pride Talk | In 2017 we shared something Part I


As the first speaker of Pride Talk in June 2017, I felt both anxious and determined. I was anxious because I wondered how much of my story would resonate with the audience; I was determined because I was talking about my true self onstage.MORE…    

Inaugural HELSC Badminton Championship Event Recap

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To advocate a healthy and active lifestyle in the female community,HELSC organized its first badminton championship last Sunday with ShanghaiPRIDE as the co-organizer.

The doubles tournament featured 12 women’s teams divided into four groups. After the group competition round and elimination round, the teams of CC & Kong and You You & Jing Jing qualified for the final, with CC & Kong winning 2-1. All teams had a great time in their matches. After the event, many participants expressed hopes for similar events in the future.MORE…    

A Deeper Collaboration for a Better Tomorrow

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The 7th China Rainbow Awards in Shanghai

The 7th China Rainbow Awards was held in Shanghai on January 27, 2018. The awards were initiated by 11 NGOs from all over China, led by event organizer Beijing Gender Health Education Institute. The Rainbow Awards are the first LGBTI-focused forum for evaluating and recognizing media in China. The awards aim to foster objective and in-depth reporting on sexual and gender minorities by Chinese media outlets and journalists, with the goal of nurturing a tolerant, diverse, and fair media environment for the LGBTI community.MORE…    

“HELSC” Badminton Championship

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Finally, 2018 has arrived! ShanghaiPRIDE and HELSC will co-host the first Badminton Women’s Doubles Championship with the theme “Health and Vitality”. We aim at promoting a healthy interaction among our lesbian members of the community through sports in order to nurture a positive outlook of the community.

Registered players will receive a mini bottle of honey imported from Belgium valued at RMB38 and a bracelet from ShanghaiPRIDE on the day of the event. They will also be given priority of registration in the next game.

Event Recap


ShanghaiPRIDE at Disney Pride

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ShanghaiPRIDE representatives were invited to share the community’s efforts and leaders’ personal stories at “Disney Pride: Defining LGBT & Ally,” organized by Disney Pride China, on Dec. 6.

Hey! The second round of volunteer recruitment is on its way!

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About ShanghaiPRIDE Volunteers

The 10th anniversary of ShanghaiPRIDE is coming up in 2018! Over the years, volunteers from all over the world have contributed to and grown alongside ShanghaiPRIDE. Many later became pivotal figures in LGBTQ-related organizations in other parts of the world! As a tradition, ShanghaiPRIDE has been entirely run by volunteers. We are working partners as well as a big family. Volunteering spirit is what keeps the festival going.MORE…    

Event Recap: Red Ribbon Gala Dinner

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SHANGHAI – This year’s Red Ribbon Gala Dinner hosted by ShanghaiPRIDE, Q-Events, and Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai on World AIDS Day raised a total of CNY 82,580 for Shanghai Qingai Health Center.MORE…    

Event Recap: Women Up! X CADVN China Anti-Domestic Violence Network


Part 1: Raising Awareness Against Violence

In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated November 25th as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. To increase awareness of violence against women and gender minorities, ShanghaiPRIDE Women Up! held the first of four events in its China Anti-Domestic Violence Network (CADVN) Series at MIXPACE on November 24th, sponsored by the Consulate General of Canada.MORE…    

The 10th ShPRIDE is Starting Its Engine!


ShanghaiPRIDE will celebrate its 10th year in 2018. Back in 2009, it started as a farewell party, now we have grown from 8 organizers and around 10 events to a team of more than 30 and over 30 events to become a festival that celebrates diversity and inclusion.

ShanghaiPRIDE is celebrating its 10th year in 2018 and we are very excited to have you volunteering for the events again.MORE…