June is Pride Month, and both LGBTQ+ stars and their allies are proudly waving rainbow flags in celebration. Click through the gallery to see how celebs are speaking up, tuning in and rallying from coast to coast and around the world.
The "Born This Way" songstress threw up her fists while speaking onstage during Pride Live's 2019 Stonewall Day. For the big event, she rocked a rainbow-fueled outfit that included a Versace jacket, thigh-high rainbow boots and fringed denim shorts.
The supermodel went all out with her L.A. Pride outfit, sporting a rainbow umbrella, wings and bodysuit for the parade.
Evan Rachel Wood
The openly bisexual actress was proud to wave a rainbow flag (and rock a matching tank!) while celebrating Pride Month.
About a year after they began dating, the English model-actress publicly confirmed her relationship with Ashley Benson, sharing a steamy clip of herself embarking on a makeout sesh with her girlfriend, whom she calls "Sprinkles," along with the caption "#PRIDE ?❤️??❤️? @ashleybenson."
David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris
L'chaim! The husbands thoroughly enjoyed their first trip to Tel Aviv, where they took part in the Israeli city's Pride Parade celebrations. "Pride. Love. Life. Thank you for having us as International Ambassadors #telavivpride, the outpouring of positivity was truly overwhelming. #grateful @dbelicious," Harris shared on Instagram after the trip.
Jonathan Van Ness
The Queer Eye star was in a celebratory mood when he arrived in rainbow fashion to Smirnoff's House of Pride pop-up party in New York City.
The Long Shot star knows that love wins!
The Pose star prepped for the NYC Pride Parade by trying on his custom rainbow gown by Christian Siriano while sipping on a specialty Ketel One Vodka cocktail named after his new single, "Love Yourself."
Margaret Josephs, Dorinda Medley, Teresa Giudice and Melissa Gorga
The Real Housewives ladies got all decked out for the Bravo Pride March Pre-Party at the Long Hall Tavern in New York City.
Christian Siriano, Nico Tortorella and Bethany C. Meyers
The Younger star and his wife joined the fashion designer in hosting an evening to benefit the Marsha P. Johnson Institute at NYC's Rose Bar at Gramercy Park Hotel.
The Ozark actress waved to the crowd as she rode on a float in the 2019 San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration.
The "Vogue" singer closed out her World Pride performance at Pride Island on Pier 97 in New York City by wearing a themed "Madame X" eye patch. The event celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, and Madonna honored the LGBTQ+ movement describing how Stonewall was the beginning of 50 years of fighting, revolution and rebellion, as well as speaking about how proud she was to share the historical evening with the gay community, which she described as helping her embrace being different.
The Olympic skier attended World Pride festivities at the Barefoot Rainbow Route in the Big Apple.
The "Got My Number" singer took World Pride by storm, performing to a sold-out audience that sang every lyric to her pop hits at Pride Island.
The "Girls" singer commanded the stage during her special "Charli XCX: Live from the Artists Den WorldPride" performance, which was taped from The Rooftop at Pier 17 in New York City's Seaport District. The exclusive concert event was supported by Colgate and its Smile With Pride campaign, which helped celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community and the importance of diversity and equal rights. "Supporting WorldPride is important because… the LGBTQ community alone is kind of the reason why I even have a career, so I owe everything to that community," Charli said onstage. "So to me, every month of the year is WorldPride, but June in particular is a real month of celebration."
HBO celebrated their Human by Orientation campaign with a concert featuring the "Ignore Me" singer in celebration of WorldPride NYC at The Brooklyn Mirage.
Last year's breakout stand-up comedian signed the "Power of Pride" jean jacket during the release party for Variety's inaugural issue of the same name, which is devoted to the recognition and celebration of the LGBTQ community worldwide. The soiree was thrown with the help of Mercedes-Benz and the issues' cover stars, Gadsby, Jim Parsons, Don Lemon and Billy Eichner, were all in attendance at the intimate gathering at Mr. Purple atop the Orchid Hotel in New York City. The signed coat will be auctioned off and proceeds will be donated to The Trevor Project.
Mother Monster returned home to New York City to perform a special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora listeners at Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater. The event celebrated the two brands coming together as one company but also marked the first time Gaga performed at the iconic venue. She also spoke briefly about Pride Month on stage, telling concertgoers, "I think Pride... should be 365 days of the year."
"All hail to so many, including this: Marsha P. Johnson. What bravery, what courage," she added, according to an eyewitness. The spirit of acceptance, the spirit of tolerance, the spirit of courage [is] to be seen as you see yourself. I have learned so much... I learned something very important to ask now... what is your pronoun?"
The British crooner stepped out for the launch of Queer Britain x Levi's "Chosen Family" photography exhibition in London, which features work from artists Alia Romagnoli, Bex Day, Kuba Ryniewicz and Robert Taylor.
Violet Chachki, Kim Chi, Carson Kressley, Ginger Minj and Bob the Drag Queen
The original Queer Eye guy bonded with the RuPaul's Drag Race stars at the Beverly Center x The Advocate x World of Wonder Pride event in Los Angeles.
Peppermint and Frankie Grande
The former Big Brother star bonded with the drag queen at the 2nd Annual Queerty Pride50 event, sponsored by SVEDKA, in New York City.
Dominique Jackson and Sofia Richie
The Pose star and the model took a colorful stance at alice + olivia and the Trevor Project's Pride party with SVEDKA Vodka at Industria Studios in New York City.
Joined by husband Michael Turchin, the *NSYNC singer served as a guest judge for Stoli Vodka’s 6th Annual Key West Cocktail Classic Finale during Key West Pride.
Sofia Richie and Nicky Hilton
The model and heiress put on a colorful display when they joined alice + olivia and the Trevor Project to celebrate pride with SVEDKA vodka at Industria Studios on June 18 in New York City.
Amit Paley, Cara Delevingne, Antoni Porowski, Jonathan Van Ness, Nicole Byer and Eugene Lee Yang
What a crew! The Trevor Project CEO & Executive Director was joined by a formidable gang of Hollywood stars for the 2019 TrevorLIVE New York Gala at the Big Apple's Cipriani Wall Street. Byer and Yang hosted the show, while Delevingne accepted the Hero Award -- which recognizes individuals who inspire LGBTQ youth or increase visibility and understanding of the LGBTQ community -- from the Queer Eye guys. She also read a poem from when she was 15 and performed a duet of "Sonnentanz (Sun Don’t Shine)" with Will Heard.
Justin Mikita, Taylor Swift and Jesse Tyler Ferguson
The "You Need to Calm Down" songstress posed with the Modern Family star and his husband at AEG and Stonewall Inn's pride celebration in NYC on June 14, which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. Swift surprised fans with a performance of "Shake It Off," one of Ferguson's favorite songs to sing karaoke to, during the actor's cabaret show at the famous Greenwhich Village bar.
The second single off Swift's upcoming seventh album, Lover, is a Pride-themed bop called "You Need to Calm Down," where she sings, "Why are you mad when you could be GLAAD? (You could be GLAAD) / Sunshine on the street at the parade / But you would rather be in the dark ages / Makin' that sign must've taken all night," Swift sings on the track. "You just need to take several seats and then try to restore the peace / And control your urges to scream about all the people you hate / 'Cause shade never made anybody less gay." After dropping the song, she shared details about the tune with Beats 1, explaining, "I’ve observed a lot of different people in our society who put so much energy and effort into negativity and it just made me feel like, 'You just need to just calm down. You're stressing yourself out. This seems to be more about you than what you're going off about.'"
Earlier in the month, the "ME!" songstress kicked off Pride Month by writing a powerful letter to her Tennessee senator in support of the Equality Act. "?HAPPY PRIDE MONTH!!!? While we have so much to celebrate, we also have a great distance to go before everyone in this country is truly treated equally," she wrote in part in her lengthy post. "In excellent recent news, the House has passed the Equality Act, which would protect LGBTQ people from discrimination in their places of work, homes, schools, and other public accommodations." She also made a "very generous donation" to GLAAD in honor of Pride Month.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star waved from her float during the L.A Pride Parade.
The Australian sisters were excited to perform at this year's L.A. Pride party.
The "Friday" singer waved her Pride flag high! "category is: pride attire! ❤️?????? #LAPRIDE," she shared on Instagram.
Kelsey Darragh and Hannah Hart
The TV personality and the YouTube star were decked out in rainbows for the L.A. Pride Parade in West Hollywood.
The RuPaul's Drag Race diva shared a very important message alongside an exuberant photo from the parade in L.A, writing on Instagram, "Pride to me means we get to celebrate ourselves without the fear of persecution, judgement, hate or fear! Felt amazing to be marching proudly today with my community and @maccosmetics ? Continue to fight and soon pride will be every day!"
LaLa Kent, Stassi Schroeder and Brittany Cartwright
The Vanderpump Rules ladies posed for a pic during the West Hollywood festivities.
The Raven's Home star looked stoked to pose for pics at the parade.
The "Juice" singer's eye makeup was so on point, we can't get enough of it! "I’m tryna tell you something with my eyes... ? Can you read my mind? ?️? @iwantalexx makeup | ??♀️ @theshelbyswain hair," she captioned a vid of her rainbow look.
Jonathan Van Ness
The Queer Eye stylist's rainbow Balenciaga crossbody bag joined him on a trip to Chicago.
The "All About That Bass" singer dazzled in a custom-made Christian Cowan ensemble as she headlined the 2019 LA Pride Festival 2019 in West Hollywood.
The John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum actress proudly posed with nurse Alison Moed at the premiere of the RYOT documentary, 5B, on opening night of L.A. Pride.
"GOT PRIDE ? ? #LAPRIDE #LoveIsLove," Golden Barbie asked as she posed in a blue wig, Koral "Jet Infinity" jumpsuit, rainbow thigh band and black sneakers while celebrating L.A. Pride.
Ombré all day! The "Sober" singer wiggled her rainbow toes for fans to see on her Instagram Story.
The Future Man star was decked out in his best rainbow boa for a Cinsepia screening of The Birdcage, presented by Amazon Studios & Amazon Prime Video, at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery over L.A. Pride weekend.
We were green with envy after seeing how delighted the Younger star seemed to be onstage during the Life Ball 2019 at City Hall in Vienna, Austria. Tortorella's performance was part of the last year of the charity event, which has raised funds for HIV and AIDS projects fo the last 26 years.
Queer Eye's fashion expert signed copies of his new memoir, Naturally Tan, during a surprise visit to Nando's PERi-PERi in Washington, D.C., where he enjoyed a meal with SYMAL, an organization helping LGBTQ and underserved youth.
The beauty expert hosted the It Gets Better Project Poolside Pride Celebration at The Standard Hollywood, which included a surprise DJ set by GRiZ.
The "Straight Up" singer helped kick off LA Pride weekend with a special performance in West Hollywood. The evening featured an official welcome by leaders and advocates for the LGBTQ+ community and a vogue ball.
The YouTuber and singer also took the stage during the opening ceremony for LA Pride weekend in WeHo.
The "In My Blood" crooner shared a photo on his Instagram Story of a cappuccino with a rainbow-colored cookie in honor of Pride Month.
The singer shared photos of herself and Troye Sivan at the Go West Fest Artist Circle, writing on Instagram, "LAST NIGHT WAS MAGIC!!!! THANK U TO EVERYONE WHO CAME, BOUGHT A TICKET, CONTRIBUTED TO @GLAAD, TO ALL THE LINE UP AND IN PARTICULAR TO MY HERO @TROYESIVAN WHO PUT THIS ENTIRE NIGHT TOGETHER! IM SO PROUD OF YOU AND PROUD TO BE ALLIGNED SO CLOSELY WITH THIS WONDERFUL COMMUNITY AND ALL THE BRILLIANT HUMANS IN IT!!!! TRULY A MAGIC NIGHT!!"
Neil Patrick Harris and Melissa Etheridge
Now this is an iconic duo! The How I Met Your Mother alum and the GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter hung out at Entertainment Weekly's celebration of its annual LGBTQ Issue at the Stonewall Inn in New York City.
Pretty in pink! The former Disney darling hosted MCM's Los Angeles Pride kickoff cocktail party at the company's store in Beverly Hills.
The Olympian has been posting regular updates from the AIDS Life Cycle ride he's particpating in, biking from San Francisco to Los Angeles with friends to raise money for AIDS and HIV research.
Tituss Burgess, Hennessy Carolina and Telly Leung
The trio came together for Saks Fifth Avenue and the Stonewall Inn's Gives Back Initiative Celebration in New York City. The event, for which Burgess rocked a limited-edition DKNY "100% Pride" tee, included a musical performance by Kesha.
Jaymes Vaughan and Jonathan Bennett
The couple proudly showed off two of the shirts Bennett helped make for Tipsy Eleves, including a cheeky one that paid homage to his Mean Girls character. "?Happy Pride? . Proud to be me. Proud to be with him. Proud of these genius tank tops I created," the 37-year-old actor shared on Instagram.
Queer Eye's main foodie showed off his full drag look, though we're hoping he rolled up those feathered sleeves before getting to work in that kitchen! "Das me! Thank you @them, @miz_cracker and @christiancowan for providing a safe space where I could explore and learn about a side of me I kept deep inside. Happy Pride ❤️?????," Porowski said of his drag makeover, which came courtesy of Miz Cracker.
Fifty years after the Stonewall Riots, NoMad hosted Love & Lipliner, a fabulous evening celebrating World Pride and raising money for the Stonewall Community Foundation. The evening at the James New York included some of the city's biggest drag stars, including the Ru Paul's Drag Race season nine contestant, who along with Jan Sport, Lagoona Bloo, Rosé, Brita Filter, Jasmine Rice, Kandy Muse and Vix helped give six lucky attendees their first-ever drag makeovers.
"?????❤️ Happy Pride Month, my angels! Let us never stop lifting each other up. I see you, and I love you ❤️?????," the pop star captioned a still from her new hippie lovefest of a music video for her latest single, "Never Really Over."
The Umbrella Academy star shared a topless black-and-white photo of her and her wife, Emma Portner, embracing during an intimate moment to Instagram, writing of the kissing pic, "HAPPY PRIDE!!! Sending love ❤️?."
The 46-year-old actor shared a sweet tribute to his daughter, Amai Zackary. "Happy pride ? to my pride and joy. I wouldn’t change one effing thing about you. Love you to the moon around the sun through the galaxies and back again," he wrote on Instagram alongside a pic of his teenager proudly showing off the rainbow sole of her shoe for the camera.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex started following a new set of accounts on their official Instagram page to highlight the "causes and social issues that matter to us," which for June was shining a light on Pride. "This month we pay tribute to the accounts supporting the LGBTQ+ community - those young and old, their families and friends, accounts that reflect on the past and are hopeful for a deservedly more inclusive future," they shared. "We stand with you and support you ?. Because it’s very simple: love is love."
The "With You" singer showed off her new graffiti-inspired Pride sweatshirt on Instagram, writing in part, "Love always to all my friends in the LGBTQ+ community!"
The English singer rang in Pride Month by sharing a pic of herself onstage draped in a rainbow flag.
The YouTube star proudly posed next to a 'gram-worthy rainbow wall, captioning the bright pic, "it’s pride. let’s party. let’s protest."
The Queer Eye guy went filter happy in his Instagram vid, in which he shared with fans, "Everybody, happy Pride Month! I just wanted to say no matter where you're celebrating, please remember all those who have fought to get us where we are today and remember to keep up the fight to keep things moving forward. Love you all!"
The "Girls Like Girls" singer shared a throwback pic of herself in high school with her "flock of seagulls hairdo" that she loved alongside a lengthy message for fans about what Pride means to her. "Pride is scary for most. It’s scary to love yourself and be proud of who you are. It makes you vulnerable. It’s scary to love yourself boldly and freely in fear that maybe you are wrong, or nobody else will love you," she explained. "But the relationship you have with yourself is the most important. Build that bond and be kind to yourself. What is one thing you love about yourself or are proud of? I can’t wait to read what you have to share. ❤️?????. Happy pride my beauties :)."
"Happy #PRIDE month! Be Strong. Speak True. Choose only love," the "I'm the Only One" singer shared on Instagram.
The 25-year-old actress-singer rocked a floral frock at YouTube Originals' State of Pride Los Angeles premiere in Hollywood.
The "Young, Wild and Free" rapper hung out with Sham Ibrahim at the KROQ Weenie Roast and BBQ in Dana Point, California. The drag queen artist gave the SoCal native, who wished the entire LGBT community a happy Pride Month, a special personalized pop art portrait, and they chatted backstage in Snoop's private trailer.