ShanghaiPRIDE 2017

15 June - 18 June

ShanghaiPRIDE 2017 Pride Art Opens with Photo Exhibition

The Time is Now  捕捉多元精彩瞬间

The ShanghaiPRIDE 2017 Pride Art Photo Exhibition was officially launched at Henkes, Reel Mall on 16-June. All photos displayed this year were taken by allies and members of the LGBTQ community. Although the photographers have different professions, identities, and backgrounds, they share their feelings and understanding of the theme “The Time is Now” through a common channel – the camera lens. If not now, then when?MORE…    

Event Recap: ShanghaiPRIDE Ladies Night

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ShanghaiPRIDE celebrated Ladies Night with a party at Celia by Pulse on 15-June.

It was an extremely hot night with ladies and drag queens getting together to enjoy a night of their own.MORE…    

Queer Talks – Trans*


This week at QT Share, we are honored to have the founder of Trans Sanctuary (跨性别危机援助与咨询), Xue Xiaolin, share her views and experience as a Trans* activist in China. Hangzhou Trans Sanctuary provides shelters and medical resources for Trans* people in the community. This week at QT we will look at Trans* rights in China and the challenges that Trans* activists face. 

Join us June 18th at 5:30PM at ROXIE as usual!

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ShanghaiPRIDE 2017 Photo Exhibition – Vote for your Top 3 Favorite Photos!

The Time is Now 捕捉多元精彩瞬间


This year’s theme for Pride Art photo exhibition, “The Time is Now 捕捉多元精彩瞬间 (to capture moments of diversity)”, is an extension to the main theme for ShanghaiPRIDE “The Time is Now”. The photos shown this year are all from the LGBTQ community and allies. Although everyone may have different jobs, identities, and backgrounds, they share their feelings and understanding of the theme through their camera lenses. If is not now, then when?MORE…    

Event Recap: ShPTF III – Tall Tall Mountain & Strange Birds

The third act of ShanghaiPRIDE’s Theatre festival began with announcements from One World Theatre’s Lelia and Ibsen International’s Fabrizio, theatrical groups that helped produce Tall Tall Mountain & Strange Birds as part of their Basement Play series. The audience were also warmly welcomed by ShanghaiPRIDE before this bilingual production began.


Event Recap: ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival I


After 6 months of preparation, the ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival 2017 opened on 11-June. There will be more than 20 hours of film screenings in 2 days. On the first day, ShPFF screened 12 films from different parts of the world. They were diverse and inspiring. The Consul of Goethe Institut China, Madam Marina May congratulated ShPFF and emphasized films being the catalyst of diversity and inclusion.MORE…    

ShanghaiPRIDE 2017 Gold Sponsor – NRC / BETRUE Collection


NIKE+ RUN CLUB inspires athletes from beginner to marathoner, to run their first, funniest and fastest miles with the support of NIKE+ experts – coaches, trainers, pacers and DTC athletes.

NIKE+ RUN CLUB integrates the best of NIKE+ RUNNING and NIKE+ TRAINING digital services, live experiences and expert coaching into a program serving runners of all ability levels.MORE…    

ShanghaiPRIDE 2017 Overseas Partner – We are not alone!

Since our establishment, ShanghaiPRIDE has done outreach to LGBTQ festivals and groups overseas. We share experiences, learn from each other, discuss community challenges at a regional level and help each other promote events.

A big thanks to our overseas partners!MORE…    

ShanghaiPRIDE 2017 Gold Sponsor – Neocha


Established in 2006 by a group of Shanghai-based musicians, visual artists, programmers, and entrepreneurs, Neocha has grown to become an award-winning company dedicated to celebrating culture and creativity in Asia.

At the heart of any creative community are inspiring people and places whose stories deserve to be told. Our magazine tells these stories to a global audience on a new multilingual platform that showcases and celebrates Asia’s burgeoning creative class. Check out the latest stories and creative inspiration from across the region here.

In addition to our magazine, our creative agency is a passionate, full-service team focused on achieving ambitious ideas and inspired storytelling for the most forward-thinking brands in the world.

For more information, please visit…    

ShanghaiPRIDE 2017 Program Book – Download Now!


When we were preparing for this year’s ShanghaiPRIDE festival we told ourselves we were going to keep things simple and easy so we can focus our energy on our 10th anniversary in 2018. What were we thinking?
Every effort of everyone involved for every event was ce ainly not simple nor easy. What you have in your hand is a collective representation of all the hard work that our volunteers put in.
Yes we are all volunteers who believe we can make a difference by creating more visibility and promoting acceptance for the LGBTO community. Not all of us are LGBTO some of us are allies and we are from all corners of the world.MORE…