- June 23, 2021 – June 24, 2021
June 23, 2021 – June 24, 2021
It Gets Better: A Digital Pride Experience
Full Schedule Below
Day One – Wednesday, June 23 (all times are in PT)
11:00am – Kalen Allen kicks off year two of It Gets Better: A Digital Pride Experience and gets a drag makeover from the incredible Monique Heart!
11:25am – The Fitness Marshall – Kick off Pride with a high energy, workout/pop dance event hosted by Caleb Marshall.
12:00pm – Join us for a game of Uno and conversation about Pride, claiming your power and more with Chelsea Piers, Rob Anderson and Tony Talks and Youth Voices Isabella and Jace
12:50pm – Ivan Lam – Beauty influencer Ivan Lam guides us through a beauty tutorial and a conversation about his coming out story!
1:25pm – Join us for a music break with a live performance by social media sensation Jordy. Then, stick around for the beautiful sounds of award-winning singer-songwriter Vincint.
2:00pm – It Gets Better Project’s Ariella Assouline sits down with the star of “Special,” Ryan O’Connell.
2:25pm – In Conversation – TV and stage icons Laverne Cox and Mj Rodiguez sit down for an intimate conversation about music, life, and representing the LGBTQ+ community.
2:50pm – An It Gets Better Pride Month message from President Joe Biden and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff.
3:00pm – End the day with an over the top dance party filled with wigs, costumes and more from famed dancer/choreographer Mark Kanemura.
Day Two – Thursday, June 24 (all times are in PT)
11:00am – Join us for Day 2… and Kalen Allen’s much-anticipated drag reveal, created by Monique Heart.
11:15am – Zumba instructors Adriano Sosa, Guillermo Ruiz and Shawn Anderson teach a high energy workout class featuring a new charity single from Todrick Hall.
12:00pm – In Conversation – Designer Christian Cowan and photographer Vincenzo Dimino join us for a conversation about LGBTQ+ representation and visibility.
12:30pm – International YouTube sensations Calle & Poché guide you through a beauty tutorial and take your questions in a bilingual Q&A.
1:15pm – Join us for a live taping of the Gender Reveal podcast — a podcast about what the heck gender is. Journalist and educator Tuck Woodstock is joined by special guest, “And That’s Why We Drink” podcast host Em Schulz.
2:00pm – It Gets Better Project’s Eboni Munn interviews paralympian Courtney Ryan and introduces our new series, “Passion Power Performance”
2:30pm – It Gets Better Project’s Alex Orué sits down for a Spanish language interview with international icon Pabllo Vittar.
2:55 – Closing Concert – Aly & AJ – The pop icons treat us to an intimate acoustic set you won’t want to miss.
Presenting Sponsors: American Eagle, Aerie and Lexus
Event Sponsor: Converse
Day Sponsor: e.l.f. Cosmetics, Funko, Hopelab and Zenni Optical
Segment Sponsors: Gallagher Insurance, Zumba