June is Pride month, which in non-coronavirus times means a festival, a parade, and a month-long celebration. And after 2020’s festivities were scaled way back, Portland’s Pride Festival—organized by Pride NW—will cautiously return in 2021. But how has the past year affected Portland’s LGBTQ+ community, and what does the future hold?
In this week’s episode of Footnotes, Portland Monthly arts editor Conner Reed talks about how the coronavirus shaped this year’s festivities, the Pride package in our Summer 2021 issue of the magazine, and what a return to the Pride Festival means for Portland.
- Conner Reed