Words: Jamie Tabberer; picture: Joseph Sinclair
Adam Lambert, along with the Adam Lambert Feel Something Foundation, will be collaborating on this year’s Stonewall Day campaign on 6 June 2021, it has been announced.
The fourth annual event of its kind marks the riots outside The Stonewall Inn in New York City on 29 June 1969, which propelled the modern LGBTQ equality movement.
'Feel Something’ singer Adam will curate the musical performances for the day, as well as hosting with two lead-in online events.
“We will advance the legacy of the Stonewall rebellion”
“I am so excited to have the Feel Something Foundation partner with Pride Live’s Stonewall Day,” Adam commented.
“Together we will not only advance the legacy of the Stonewall rebellion, we will also support LGBTQ+ organizations and issues that continue to disproportionately affect the LGBTQ+ community.”
Stonewall Day 2021 will be a virtual celebration including rallying messages from Stonewall Day Ambassadors and special guests.
According to a Stonewall Day rep, “Through his Foundation, Lambert will help bring together artists of diverse genres, generations, and cultural backgrounds to create a unique musical experience that captures the heart and soul of the LGBTQ+ community.”
Adam will also host Stonewall Day Unplugged on 18 February and 22 April. The 20-minute livestreams will include Adam and special guests discussing Stonewall Day, the Stonewall legacy, current events, and up and coming LGBTQ+ artists.
Stonewall Day 2020's lineup included now-President Joe Biden and his wife Dr Jill Biden, former President Barack Obama, Taylor Swift, Ellen DeGeneres, Kesha, Hayley Kiyoko, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, Christian Siriano and George Takei.
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