The first ever lesbian festival was held in Namibia at Windhoek. More than 80 young LGBTQ women from across eight regions of the country came together for the first time. They talked about their lives, oppression or discrimination they experience every day.
Winnipeg, Canada hosted its very first transgender march.
Back Lot Bash, the Midwest’s most-attended women’s festival taking place every Pride, has announced its 2017 entertainment lineup.
The headliners are American electro singer Dev, DJ duo Sea & Gunn (with Daniela Sea from The L Word), Kiyomi Valentine, Whitney Mixter, JD Samson, Catfight, and youtube influencers Bria and Chrissy. The rest of the slate is equally eye-popping with these trendy tastemakers on the bill: DJ Goodboy, Tori WhoDat, DJ All the Way Kay, Fembot, and DJ Zel.