Disney+ has announced details for its 2022 pride special with the announceent of “Say It With Pride: Disney+ Celebrates Pride 365” premiering on Thursday, June 30, 2022 Disney+’s YouTube and Facebook pages.
Through song and storytelling, the second annual iteration of Disney+’s Pride variety show aims to uplift voices from the community to discuss their journeys, celebrate the achievements and contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community, and look toward a future that embodies diversity and unity with PRIDE.
The ensemble of participants includes Alan Menken (Academy Award®-winning Disney Legend), Alex Newell (“Glee”), Angelica Ross (“Pose”), DCapella (Disney Music Group’s premier a cappella singing sensation), Jack Hughes (Artist), Jenny Lorenzo (Host of “What’s Up Disney+”), Jessica Darrow (“Encanto”), Katie Barnes (ESPN Features Writer), Nina West (“RuPaul’s Drag Race” and the host of the Webby Award-nominated 2021 Disney+ Pride Show), Reuby Wood (“Better Nate Than Ever”), Topher Ngo (“Turning Red”), Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, Victoria Alonso (Marvel’s President, Physical and Post Production, VFX & Animation Production), and more. Tee Vaden will direct the special.
The special was produced in partnership with Disney Music Group and the Disney PRIDE Employee Resource Group, the assembled team of performers, talent, director, and producers is predominantly comprised of members of the LGBTQIA+ community, with the support of allies.