Billy Porter, Laverne Cox, Shangela and More Talk About the Meaning of LGBTQ Pride

What Pride Means to Me Variety
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This year’s Pride Month celebrations won’t look anything like they’ve looked in the 50 years since the first took place in 1970 in New York City, but that doesn’t mean there’s not a whole lot of LGBTQ Pride going around.

From Billy Porter and Lena Waithe to Laverne Cox and Wilson Cruz, Variety checked in with some of Hollywood’s biggest LGBTQ stars to find out what Pride means to them.