Rainbow Ministries

June is LGBTQ Pride Month and we encourage all UUs to put your Unitarian Universalist faith and values into action! Here are some events and opportunities to come out and support LGBTQ people and organizations.



June 1-12 - Roots Pride 2016. Various events and locations.
June 3-12 - Pittsburgh Pride. Various events and locations.
Saturday June 4, 7pm - Pride Prom, an alternative prom event for LGBTQ+ youth and allies ages 13-20, at the Andy Warhol Museum on the North Side.
Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5, 4pm - Renaissance City Choir's 30th Anniversary Pride Concert: Stepping Towards the Future Hand in Hand, at the East Liberty Presbyterian Church.
Sunday June 5, 2pm - 3pm - Circle of Faith : Dancing with Diversity. A public interfaith witness of welcome and inclusion for LGBTQIA persons, their families and allies by people of faith. Stop by our UUs of Greater Pittsburgh Rainbow Ministries table! At Schenley Plaza in Oakland.
Monday June 6, 6pm - 8pm - Roots Pride LGBTQIA+ Town Hall. Join us in envisioning what inclusion and freedom looks like for #allofus, followed by a dance party in the lobby. Ace Hotel, East Liberty.
Monday June 6, 7:30pm - 10pm - City of Asylum and Pittsburgh’s International LGBTQ Film Festival ReelQ, in partnership with Café con Leche, present this free screening of Undertow (Contracorriente ). Alphabet City Tent, North Side.
Wednesday June 8, 6 - 8pm - Bayard Rustin Youth Assembly. First Unitarian Church, Shadyside.
Friday June 10 6pm - 8pm - A family-friendly Pride sign-making party at Allegheny UU Church. North Side.
Friday June 10, 7pm - 9pm - Dreams of Hope Presents: Love Your Selfie, an alcohol free celebration for queer and trans youth at the East Liberty Presbyterian Church.
Sunday June 12, 11:45am - Force Field of Love. "You Are Loved" or "God Hates Fags"? What's the message you want to greet thousands of LGBTQ folks and their supporters at this year's Pride March? Although UUs aren't organizing a March contingent this year, we can still show our support and witness to our faith by standing on the sidelines with "Love" as our message. 6th & Liberty, Downtown.
Sunday June 12, 12pm - 1pm - Pride Equality March. Downtown.
Sunday June 12, 1pm - 6pm - Pridefest. Liberty Avenue, downtown.
June 12, 3pm - Roots Pride Meet Me By The River: Prayer and Walk. Riverside by the David L Lawrence Convention Center, downtown.
June - Pittsburgh Dyke Trans March.
Friday July 1 - 7:30pm - 10pm - City of Asylum and Pittsburgh’s International LGBTQ Film Festival ReelQ, in partnership with Pittsburgh Black Pride, present this free screening of Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth. Alphabet City Tent, North Side.
July 6-8 - Unite with Orlando. Point State Park.
July 25-31 - Pittsburgh Black Pride.

You can submit an event to us at rainbow@uupittsburgh.org.