50 LGBTQ Pride month social media caption ideas and Pride quotes

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June is LGBTQ Pride month all around the globe. The first Pride parade happened in New York City as gay activists commemorated the events of the Stonewall Riots the year prior. Since the first Pride celebration over fifty years ago, the queer and trans rights movement has evolved into a political and cultural force that’s fought for equality for all people. Nowadays, the LGBTQ community and its allies celebrate queer and trans Pride by throwing all sorts of celebrations—from family-centered picnics to marches through city centers to rowdy nightclub parties that go all night.

While the LGBTQ community gears up for in-person events, Adobe Express can help you show your pride online. Almost any real-life community can find its analogue online, but the importance of the Internet to the queer community is profound. LGBTQ people have long found a home on the Internet, connecting with likeminded people all around the country and the world. Online queer communities help people feel less alone, especially if they’re not out to their families or can’t safely come out where they live. For as long as online communities have existed, queer folks have used them to meet friends, lovers, and build unflappable networks centered around shared pride.

The Internet serves another purpose for the queer community, which is known for its taste-making sensibilities, accepting attitudes, irreverent humor, and fun-loving vibes. Queer people do more than just connect with one another online out of necessity. Nowadays, the community shares online inclusion and culture via Pride quotes, Pride meme, and LGBTQ-centered social media captions.

This blog post will give you some inspiration for celebrating Pride with your online followers by sharing quotes and memes. Also, look no further for ideas

Whether you’re a business or an individual, use the free Pride templates we’ve included to post Pride content to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social media platforms. Happy Pride, everyone.

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LGBTQ Pride Quotes

Here are a few of our favorite Pride quotes from LGBTQ thinkers, writers, and icons:

“When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”  Audre Lorde

“History isn't something you look back at and say it was inevitable. It happens because people make decisions that are sometimes very impulsive and of the moment, but those moments are cumulative realities.”  Marsha P. Johnson

“LGBT people are some of the bravest and most potent change agents and leaders I have encountered, and the most forceful defenders of the vulnerable and voiceless, because they know what it's like to be there.”  Ronan Farrow

"For me, the transgender thing is the reality of my life. It's the reality of my existence and it's something that I've come to believe is beautiful about me."  Laverne Cox

“Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.”  James Baldwin

“I fell out of the womb and landed in my mother's high heels.”  Leslie Jordan

“A long time ago I asked myself, ‘Do I want to be right, or do I want to be kind?’. I opted for kind.”  Jane Lynch

LGBTQ Pride quote templates for social media

Want to feature one of these LGBTQ Pride quotes on your social media feed? Or maybe you have your own words to share about why Pride is important to you, how you show it, and what your plans are this year. Customize one of our free LGBTQ Pride quote templates to post on Instagram or Facebook — or use them just as they are.

Social media captions ideas for Pride month

We’ve pulled together some examples of Pride month social media captions that you can use to wish your followers a “Happy Pride!” this June. Use these pithy, quippy Pride captions as inspiration for your own witty captions.

Free LGBTQ Pride social media post templates

Now that you have some ideas for what to write as a caption for your Pride post, check out the free Pride social media templates that you can get for free in Adobe Express. Tap any of the template thumbnails to customize with your own words and captions.