June is LGBT Pride month! The month of June was chosen for LGBT Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969. This year, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, a pivotal moment in the LGBT civil rights movement. To honor and celebrate this important anniversary, AARP Oregon has several events planned.
Join us for one or all of the events listed below to celebrate Pride this year.
Portland Member Happy Hour
Kickoff Pride month with a member happy hour on June 8th at Aztec Willie’s Tacqueria. Connect with other members, volunteers and guests. Register online.
Special Screening of Rocketman
Join us for a special Movies for Grownups screening of Rocketman at the Lloyd Regal Cinema on June 12th. Register online
Looking Back,Moving Forward
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AT THIS TIME.
Join AARP, Pride NorthWest, Sage Metro Portland on June 20th for an evening celebrating Pride in Portland and commemorating the 50th anniversary of Stonewall. Hear from a dynamic and diverse panel and explore the issues impacting LGBT communities.
Want to learn more? Visit AARP's Pride page for additional information, including a recent study on LGBT aging.