Pride Month, celebrated annually in June, is a time to honor the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and other members of the community. In 2024, Austin Community College District (ACC) will commemorate the month by highlighting resources and community events as well as spotlighting faculty and staff who self-identify as LGBTQIA+ or an ally. 

2024 ACC Pride Month Events

Celebrate Pride Trivia
Date: Wednesday, June 26
Time: 12 – 1 p.m.
Location: RSVP to receive Zoom Link
What: Virtual Pride Month trivia challenge. Participants can explore the rich history of Pride and connect with colleagues— no Googling allowed, with special prizes for the winners!

ACC’s Drag the Ban! Performance
Date: Wednesday, June 26
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: TBD
What: ACC Creative Writing + Arts & Digital Media host some of the best drag performers Austin has to offer, reading from and performing works of literature banned in the U.S.

2024 Community Pride Month Events

Family Day: Pride
Date: Sunday, June 9
Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: UMLAUF Sculpture Garden + Museum, 605 Azie Morton Rd, Austin
What: Experience a day of vibrant celebration and inclusive activities at a Family Day: Pride Event. Enjoy storytime, crafts, and sculpture searches, and engage with local LGBTQ+ advocates like Austin PRIDE and Equality Texas.

Pride Picnic 2024
Date: Saturday, June 29
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Location: Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury St, Austin
What: Experience a market of 30 unique local vendors, improv exercises, all ages tie dying, a plant swap, tunes by a live DJ, and more!

ACC also will participate in the Austin Pride Parade on Saturday, August 10. RSVP to walk with us via this form.

ACC Talks Pride Month

Throughout the month, ACC interviews faculty and staff who self-identify as LGBTQIA+, or an ally. Learn about their stories and what the month means to them in our ACC Talks Pride Month spotlight series.

To participate or nominate a colleague for ACC’s Pride Month interview series, email [email protected] or fill out this form.

2024 Pride Month Resources

ACC libraries developed a virtual display that features Pride Month history, local events, a curated selection of books, ebooks, streaming videos, and other community resources. Additionally, the Drag the Ban! virtual display features a curated selection of LGBTQIA+ ebooks, streaming videos, and other resources focusing on drag and banned books.

Other Resources:

For more information on Pride Month events and resources, visit ACC’s Cultural Mosaic: Pride Month page.