Head over to the 2022 Gay8 Festival, Little Havana's most anticipated pride event of the year!
Gay8 Festival Miami
Gay8 is Miami's own pride festival, held in Little Havana. The festival is one of the most exciting, thrilling expressions of freedom and identity, giving locals a chance to come together for a cause that matters to them and they are passionate about.
This year, the Gay8 Festival takes place on February 20, 2022, in Little Havana and is chock-full of exciting activities and attractions that are making it one of the most highly-anticipated events of the year.
The Gay8 Festival was founded to create a pride event for Latino members of the LGBTQ+ community. The festival embodies strength, power, and pride in the truest sense, representing major identity intersections, namely gender, race and ethnicity, and sexuality.
As an event, they also represent a voice for many underserved and underrepresented populations, addressing issues and raising awareness on issues beyond just the scope of pride. They address issues of gentrification, uncontrolled gentrification, and rising crime rates, among others. They remain a powerful front for advocacy and activism related to several issues under the umbrella of equality and fairness.
This year's Gay8 festival includes a pride march and various workshops, talks, live performances, and awareness sessions that aim to inspire, educate, and empower attendees.
They have prominent speakers and public figures supporting and participating in the event and continue to make Little Havana their venue due to its historicity, rich, vibrant cultural landscape, and various other factors that make it the heart and soul of Miami.
If you'd like to know more about the event's details, including the schedule, performances, and other information, check out the official website or register for the event here.
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