LA Kings Support LGBTQ+ Community With Limited-Edition Pride T-Shirts
AEG’s LA Kings recently launched a limited-edition LA Kings Pride t-shirt, with proceeds from sales to benefit You Can Play, an organization that works to ensure the safety and inclusion for all who participate in sports, and pushes towards inclusive culture and policies whether it be on the field, in the stands, or with athletic brands. Fans can purchase a shirt here.
Proud allies of the LGBTQ+ communities, the annual LA Kings Pride Night presented by Blue Shield of California, originally scheduled for March 19, 2020 was unfortunately canceled due to COVID-19, however, the Kings commitment to the community remains unchanged.
As proud participants of LA Pride’s 2019 Festival and Parade with AEG and the LA Galaxy, the Kings had planned to participate in the 50th Anniversary Parade on June 14, 2020, which was unfortunately canceled due to COVID-19.
While the in-person Parade is postponed until next year due to COVID-19, LA Pride is hosting the city's first ever Virtual Pride Parade as a 90-minute primetime special exclusively on ABC7, on Saturday, June 27 (8-11 pm PDT).
The event will be hosted by ABC7 Eyewitness News anchors Ellen Leyva and Brandi Hitt, with special guest host, actress Raven-Symoné, and correspondent Karl Schmid. The Kings' 2020 Pride Video will be featured as a part of the 90-minute special.
The virtual festival pays tribute to the history of LA Pride and celebrates the Los Angeles area's storied role in the LGBTQ+ civil rights movement through a three-hour live event honoring SoCal Queer culture with musical performances, celebrity appearances, and in-depth interviews with local heroes and community activists.