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Pride 2021: See How Your Favorite Celebrities Celebrated the Month

Pride 2021: See How Your Favorite Celebrities Celebrated the Month 

Every pride month, the LGBTQ+ community comes together to celebrate the power of diversity and honor the progress we have accomplished in creating a society that prioritizes equality and inclusion. After last year’s festivities were postponed, canceled, or moved online due to COVID-19, Pride 2021 was anticipated to be bigger and better.

Pride started out as a protest in New York in 1969, outside of the Stonewall Inn. Now, each year, the LGBTQ+ community celebrates the achievements made towards diversity inclusion. Parades take place all over the country through the month of June, and during other months in countries around the globe.

During pride month, celebrities, influencers, and even politicians use their social media platforms to express their support and thoughts for the LGBTQ+ community, often taking the chance to educate and spread awareness about equal rights.

Pride 2021 was no exception, with Twitter and Instagram flooded with famous names using their social media accounts to celebrate pride month. Celebrities used different ways to commemorate the month, with some using rainbow colors in their outfits, and others sharing words of hope and encouragement for the LGBTQ+ community.

If you are wondering how your favorite celebrities celebrated Pride this year, keep reading. Here are our top picks for Pride 2021:

1. Taylor Swift

The singer used her social media platform to speak out in support of the Equality Act. Existing civil rights law would be amended by the Equality Act to expressly include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected groups. These safeguards would apply in terms of employment, accommodation, loan applications, schooling, and others.

Since her album, Lover, and her single, You Need to Calm Down¸ she has directly and outspokenly challenged homophobia. On the first day of June, she celebrated the activists, allies, and advocates who continue to fight for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community via an Instagram post.

2. Lady Gaga

The singing sensation used her platform to announce a collaboration with Versace to honor Pride and the tenth anniversary of her hit album, Born This Way. She took it to her social media to say that different is beautiful and that everyone should celebrate their differences.

3. Neil Patrick Harris

The star of the popular show, How I Met Your Mother, posted a picture of his and his husband’s kids, Gideon and Harper, expressing how happy and proud he is that his children can grow in a world of endless possibilities. He encouraged his followers to celebrate their truth in pride month.

4. Tan France

The Queer Eye star used his Instagram to share a powerful photo of him wrapped in a rainbow flag. He captioned it to encourage his followers to celebrate and champion the diversity in our community and show support and compassion to people who might be struggling to come out.

5. Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X tweeted out to his followers, extending his love for queer individuals on the first day of Pride 2021. He used a series of tweets urging his fans to reach out and check up on their friends and family in the LGBTQ+ community.

His tweets were accompanied by pictures from a photoshoot for pride month, in which he can be seen sitting in front of a colorful background, with painted nails and a bright lavender suit.

6. Niall Horan

The former One Direction member, Niall Horan, uses Twitter to communicate with his fans on a frequent basis, and Pride Month is no exception!

By emphasizing the significance of independence and self-expression, he extended his kindness to the LGBTQ+ community.

7. Megan Fox

The actress shared a series of selfies on her social media featuring a chic rainbow French manicure. She captioned it as “putting the B in #LGBTQIA for over two decades,” along with promoting two charities.

The first, Move On, is an organization that fights for social justice and political progress while the second, Into Action, is a movement focused on allowing illustrators, animators, artists, and designers to build cultural momentum regarding the issues affecting the country.

8. Laganja Estranja

In an Instagram post for Pride Month, drag queen and choreographer, Laganja Estranja, stated her happiness in identifying as trans. She was featured on the 2014 season of the reality show, RuPaul’s Drag Race.

She stated her relief in coming out and expressed her gratitude for all the members of the trans community who fought for their rights and created a better environment for trans people to come out and share their stories.

9. Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus spoke about being gender-fluid and pansexual in 2016, took to her social media this pride month to share a blunt but powerful message: “STOP homophobia whenever and wherever you see it…”

In the post of her standing beside a stop sign, she tagged her nonprofit foundation, Happy Hippie Foundation, which is focused on aiding and providing resources to homeless citizens, young members of the LGBTQ community, and other communities.

The pop star also teamed up with Peacock for a special concert, Miley Cyrus Presents Stand By You.

10. Ruby Rose

Ruby Rose used her social media to celebrate Pride 2021 by adorning colorful rainbow makeup in a series of photos. She captioned it to commemorate the progress made and to encourage the LGBTQ+ community to keep fighting for their rights.

11. David Archuleta

The former American Idol participant officially came out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community this June, by posting on his social media.

12. Busy Philipps

The actress commemorated pride month by sharing a picture of her and her daughter, who came out as gay the year before. She used the opportunity to express her pride for her daughter and share some of the charities that she supports. These include Citizens of Humanity, LALGBT Center, and the HAAS Brothers.


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