ShanghaiPRIDE 2018

08 June - 18 June

The Time is Now to Vote for Your Favorite Photos


The offline showcase of ShanghaiPRIDE 2017 Pride Art Photo Exhibition, with the theme of “The Time is Now 捕捉多元精彩瞬间 (to capture moments of diversity)” has drawn to a successful close. Within a week’s time, many visited Henkes at Reel Mall for the exhibition and enjoyed the delicious afternoon tea set specially prepared by Henkes during Pride Week. MORE…    



Shanghai, June 22, 2017—The ninth annual ShanghaiPRIDE festival on June 15-18 with auxiliary events in March, April, and throughout May and June brought together over 6,000 attendees under the theme “The Time is Now,” with a series of cultural, social, and educational events inspiring the community to love fearlessly, live openly, and promote acceptance and equality. This year’s festival also set the stage for next year’s groundbreaking national CnPRIDE, which will launch Pride festivities across the country.MORE…    

Event Recap: ShPFF II Sharing Love & Courage


The second ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival film marathon was held at The British Centre on 18-June with 11 hours of film screenings, including films from China, UK, The Netherlands, Denmark, Canada, India and more. More than 20 queer films were screened and were well-received by the audience.MORE…    

Event Recap: ShPTF IV – Wows the Audience


ShanghaiPRIDE Theatre Festival (IV) – Wow! Live Webcast closed with a bang. Produced by Shanghai Jinhui Entertainment Corporation, the play is a satirical live-streaming competition where five talents compete for a single contract with Aloha.MORE…    

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…