Began in 2009 and is the longest existing LGBTQ festival in China.
Organized entirely by volunteers with the support of media, individuals, businesses, and foreign consulates.
Mission is to create awareness and promote acceptance for the LGBTQ community through various sports, cultural, and social activities.
Conduct fundraising activities to help support local LGBTQ-related charities.
Grown from eight organizers and a modest gathering of 3,000 attendees in 2009, to 30 organizers and 6,500 attendees in 2016 with over 30 different sports, social, and cultural events.
In 2014, the ShanghaiPRIDE team was awarded “Shanghai Hero” by Time Out Shanghai magazine.
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