CELEBRATE PRIDE MONTH WITH THE MYSTICS
We continuously strive to empower and give a voice to the LGBTQ+ community. Our team is proud of who we are, and we want everyone to feel the same regardless of sex, gender, or sexual orientation. While we celebrate and support of the LGBTQ+ community every day we hope that you will join us June 11 and 12 as we will celebrate with our fans during Pride Weekend.
CAPITAL PRIDE ALLIANCE – PRIDE PARADE
The Washington Mystics are a proud sponsor of Capital Pride Alliance and we will be marching alongside thousands of other supporters of the LGBTQ+ community in the Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 11 at 3pm.
CAPITAL PRIDE ALLIANCE – PRIDE FESTIVAL
Stop by and visit us during the Capital Pride Festival on Sunday, June 12 from 12pm to 7pm for some Mystics Pride swag!
MYSTICS PRIDE NIGHT PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE
Join us for Mystics Pride Night presented by Capital One on June 12 at 6pm! Celebrate Pride with a photo from our Pride Photo Booth, experience a special halftime show featuring Shaquita Lee, learn more about our Partners In Pride and much more! FIND TICKETS
DISTRICT OF CHANGE ARTIST COLLECTION – 2022 PRIDE TEE
The 2022 Pride Edition Tee signifies the union of two individuals expressing affection, comfort, warmth, safety, and empathy. The freedom to live and love out loud is an expression that everyone can relate to in a society often muted for the comfort of others. LEARN MORE AND PURCHASE
BRITTNEY GRINER HEART & SOLE SHOE DRIVE
As a community, or hearts and prayers go out to our WNBA sister Brittney Griner. While we have not stopped fighting for her safe return, all 12 WNBA teams have come together for a shoe donation drive, something Brittney is very passionate about, in her honor. Fans can donate new or gently worn shoes during our games against the Phoenix Mercury on June 12 and 14 as part of the Brittney Griner Heart & Sole Drive. Fans that are not able to attend and donate can also contribute online here.
PRIDE MONTH TICKET PACKAGES
Join us during Pride Month with this special My ‘Stics Pride Ticket Package! This package comes with our exclusive ‘Can’t Hide My’ Stics Pride’ water bottle and a ticket to one of our June – Pride Month – games.
Select From The Following Pride Month Games:
JUNE 12 VS. PHOENIX MERCURY PRIDE NIGHT PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE
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JUNE 14 VS. PHOENIX MERCURY
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JUNE 19 VS. CONNECTICUT SUN
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JUNE 28 VS. ATLANTA DREAM
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The Washington Mystics believe in full inclusion, dignity, and equality for all LGBTQ+ people. We’re proud to use the platform of sport to take a stand, and encourage our players, fans, and employees to also add their voices as we work towards full equality for everyone. We support all who choose to use the power of their voice for positive change in our communities both locally and nationally.
As we’ve seen through the many social justice protests of the past year, your voice does matter and can make a difference. We encourage everyone to continue to stand up for the rights of our LGBTQ+ communities – and join in amplifying the voices of the marginalized so we’re all seen, heard, and valued.
Please enjoy this video from Elena Delle Donne and Natasha Cloud on what Pride means to them and our Mystics family. Check back here all month long for a look at how we’re celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month.
Washington, D.C. has always been a center for transformational movements that have sought to better our society. The story of the Mystics Nike Rebel Edition uniform seeks to recall those transformative movements in its storytelling and celebrate our city’s legacy of being the District of Change. The Mystics Nike Rebel Edition uniforms return to the court Fri. June 3. The uniforms will be worn a total of four times at home:
- FRI. JUNE 3 Wear Orange, Gun Violence Awareness
- SUN. JUNE 12 Mystics Pride Night
- SUN. JULY 31
- TUES. AUGUST 2
Washington DC LGBTQ+ History Self-Guided Tours
The Rainbow History Project has developed several walking tours through neighborhoods that have played a significant role in the lived experiences of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities of Washington, D.C. Click on a walking tour below.
DC Public Library Pride Month Reads
This summer, DC Public Library is teaming up with the Washington Mystics to recommend great reads that you can check out with your library card! Each month the library will be posting Read Feed entries that spotlight titles around a theme. June’s theme is Pride. In honor of Pride month, they have selected some amazing autobiographies and biographies that explore the lives and careers of LGBTQIA+ athletes. Check out the library’s DC Pride page to find more great reads for all ages.
Click here to see the list that the library has curated for June and stay up to date all season as new lists are added each month!