[06/14/21 - 08:33 AM] YouTube Originals Global Livestream "YouTube Pride 2021" Announces Additional Hosts Elton John and David Furnish The multi-hour, star-studded livestream event celebrates the LGBTQ+ community through musical performances, giving challenges, special guests, live moments and much more.
[via press release from YouTube]
YOUTUBE ORIGINALS GLOBAL LIVESTREAM "YOUTUBE PRIDE 2021" ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL HOSTS ELTON JOHN AND DAVID FURNISH
Virtual Celebration Benefiting LGBTQ+ Community Premieres
June 25 at 12pm PST | 8pm BST
WHAT: YouTube Originals is bringing Pride parties to homes across the US and UK with "YouTube Pride 2021," a multi-hour, star-studded livestream event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community through musical performances, giving challenges, special guests, live moments and much more. Join celebrity emcees Elton John and David Furnish, Demi Lovato, Olly Alexander with Mawaan Rizwan, Trixie Mattel, and Daniel Howell who will each host their Pride party from their respective YouTube channels and encourage viewers to help the LGBTQ+ community by raising funds for the Elton John AIDS Foundation, The Trevor Project and akt.
This virtual Pride special will also incorporate the larger LGBTQ+ community with viewer submissions. Producers at JA Films have created a microsite with a Call To Action asking users and creators to submit video content sharing stories of pride, questions for the hosts and more. Select responses will then be featured throughout the stream on June 25.
"YouTube Pride 2021" is sponsored by Levi's(R) and State Farm in the US.
WHEN: "YouTube Pride 2021" premieres Friday, June 25 at 12pm PST / 3pm EST / 8pm BST on YouTube.
Elton John and David Furnish
Olly Alexander with Mawaan Rizwan
SPECIAL APPEARANCES BY:
Elle of the Mills
Monét X Change
The Fitness Marshall