ShanghaiPRIDE 2016

17 June - 26 June

CINEMQ X – SHELTER

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12.06.2016
8:30PM FILM SCREENING
10:00PM AFTERPARTY
Featuring CIGNARALE
FREE ENTRY

The Shelter
Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

We carve our niche between a rock and a hard place, squeeze sequinned down supermarket aisles and cruise on public transport. This special edition of CINEMQ celebrates queered spaces in every form. From clubs to cruising grounds, collectives to communities…sites cut with glitter, with tears, with blood. In the absence of a home, we take shelter where we can.MORE…    

DEAR MOM & DAD – SPECIAL SCREENING

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“Coming out” remains one of the biggest challenges among the LGBTQ community. Closet doors were opened and closed in schools, workplaces, within families and the society. Family members are the closest to us, many children are insecure and lost when dealing with relationship with their love ones. We hear of loving, helpless, exciting and broken-hearted stories, they are presented in films that touches many of us.

On 19-Nov 3PM, ShanghaiPRIDE with The Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Shanghai and PFLAG China will co-host “Dear Mom & Dad”, a special film screening of short films from The Netherlands and China about coming out.MORE…    

Diversity in Sports Forum with Jason Collins

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ShanghaiPRIDE and The Pac-12 Conference are teaming up to present a special networking event celebrating diversity in sports.

What: Diversity in Sports Forum
When: Tuesday, 08-Nov, 6-8pm
Where: XSPACE – 77 Jiangning Rd near Fengxian Rd

Special Guest: NBA player and Stanford graduate Jason Collins will join for a speaker session and Q&A on the many facets of playing sports at the university level and professionally. Collins was the first active NBA player to say publicly that he was gay and was honored as one of Time Magazine’s Top 40 Most Influential People of 2014.MORE…    

News

So Proud and honored winning the Bronze Prize in the category of Best Innovative Idea or Concept of Dragons of Asia for ShanghaiPRIDE’s Holding Hands campaign by Wunderman Shanghai.

RED RIBBON GALA DINNER PRESS RELEASE

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Red Ribbon Gala Dinner to Create Awareness on HIV/AIDS Among Youths

SHANGHAI – ShanghaiPRIDE, Q-Events and Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai held a press conference yesterday afternoon to officially launch the Red Ribbon Gala Dinner campaign, which will benefit Shanghai Qingai Health Center.MORE…    

Come and Join Global 100 Coming Out Stories

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VISION

Imagine a world where all parents accept their children as they are.

Imagine a world where there is neither discrimination nor violence because of who you love.

Imagine a world where all people are equally respected, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Queer Talks – Community vs. Individuality

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Sunday SEP 29

17:00-20:00

LOCATION: Cambio Coffee, 280 Aomen Road, near Changhua Road

LGBTQ+ people over the world live two very distinct realities: as members of groups with similar goals and desires, and as individuals facing their own needs and dreams. How do you identify being part of a community, and do you find yourself in agreement or at odds with that community? For our first Queer Talk of the season we wish to explore the relationships between queer individuals and the communities they comprise. MORE…    

The Light of ShanghaiPRIDE 2016

HAPPY MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL!

It has been 3 months since ShanghaiPRIDE 2016. Do you miss the Pride week?

Today, we are proud to share with you the stories and experiences of ShanghaiPRIDE volunteers who took 8 months to prepare for 10 days of Pride which included 33 events.

We would like to thank The Dow Chemical Company for sponsoring this video.

Thank you also to the video production team, Shanghai Yizhuo Film Studio, who recorded the whole of Pride8.MORE…    

Red Ribbon Gala Dinner Returns Dec 1st, 2016

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HIV/AIDS has become the second highest leading cause of death among adolescents globally. In China, according to China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are more than 570,000 people living with HIV/AIDS as at October 2015. Of that number, 9,152 are youths aged between 15 and 24. From 2008 to 2014, the number of youths infected by HIV/AIDS has increased by five times.

The rising trend of HIV/AIDS infections among younger age groups coupled with lack of access to proper information adds to the challenge in HIV/AIDS prevention. There is an urgent need to not only raise awareness on prevention of HIV/AIDS among the younger generation, but also to inform them on what to do, how to get treatment, and where to receive counseling should they be infected.
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Read What LGBTQ Groups Say About Pride8

1. Lala’s Voice
<<We may not be able to copy ShanghaiPRIDE, but we are deeply inspired by the work of the volunteers>>
“We believe in unity and love, and we believe that everyone is born ordinary, yet extraordinary in her/his own way.”

2. QAFONE
<<ShanghaiPRIDE LGBTQ Groups Open Day: The Tide is Rising, Let’s Complete Building the Tower>>
<We met old friends and we made new friends at the ShanghaiPRIDE LGBTQ Groups Open Day>
“Born ordinary” is more like integration and an explanation to the mainstream, while “I Am Me” is more of a promotion of identity within the LGBTQ community.”

3. Sunflower LGBT-Hangzhou
<<Afterword of ShanghaiPRIDE: It is Not Just a Party Amongst Ourselves>>
“The equal rights movement is for all walks of live and all genders, it’s not just for the LGBTQ communities.”MORE…    

ShanghaiPRIDE Concludes Eighth Annual Festival!

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Shanghai, July 4 – Over 6,500 members of the LGBTQ community and its allies came together to celebrate ShanghaiPRIDE’s eighth annual festival on June 17-26. This year’s theme, “生为平常 I Am Me,” revisited the fundamentals of staying true to oneself through 10 days of cultural, social, and educational events across the city.MORE…    

ShPFF Short Film Competition Winners

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ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival was enormously proud to host our 2nd Short Film Competition this year. The competition recognizes films that tell stories of Chinese LGBTQ experience (Chinese is taken as either national, cultural or ethnic identity). We received submissions from across the country and around the world, with 20 screened during the festival, many as world premieres. MORE…    

ShanghaiPRIDE 2016 Events Recap

ShanghaiPRIDE 2016 – Art&Photo Exhibition Opening

ShanghaiPRIDE 2016 – Pride Talk

ShPTF 2016 – Seasons of Love

ShPTF 2016 – I Am Me

ShanghaiPRIDE 2016 – Pride Run & Pink BBQ

ShanghaiPRIDE 2016 – Official Opening Party

ShanghaiPRIDE 2016 – Queer Talks

ShanghaiPRIDE 2016 – Trivia Night

ShPTF 2016 – Big Big World

ShanghaiPRIDE 2016 – Ladies Party

ShPFF 2016 – East Palace, West Palace

ShPTF 2016 – Psycho Beach Party

ShanghaiPRIDE 2016 – LGBTQ Groups Open Day

ShPFF 2016 – Queer Film Conference

ShanghaiPRIDE 2016 – The 9th National PFLAG Conference

ShPFF 2016-Talking Gender

ShanghaiPRIDE 2016 – Closing Party