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2020 Virtual Ventura County Pride is here!  This is the place where you can find everything you need to celebrate Pride this weekend!

Click here or the image above to watch the full Ventura County Pride presentation Saturday, August 15 at 1pm - 3pm and 6pm - 8pm!

Ventura County PRIDE, “Stand Out Stand Proud”, is celebrating 21 years in Ventura County.  Headlining this year’s event will be A’Keria Davenport, Brooke Lynn Hytes, Heidi N. Closet, Silky Nutmeg Ganache, and Widow Von’Du, all from Season 11 & 12 RuPaul’s Drag Race, as well as Landon Cider, winner of Dragula Season 3. This year will include a Ms. VC Pride contest with celebrity judges, including Jai Rodriguez from the original “Queer Eye” and Kevin Cahoon from “GLOW”, and a presentation from Kelly Rippon, mother to Olympic Medalist, Adam Rippon.

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Harvey Milk Gold Sponsor

Larry Kramer Silver Sponsor

Edith Windsor Bronze Sponsor

Dr. Ramon Flores

Virtual Vendor Marketplace

Pride is not complete without some retail therapy! Shop with the Vendors virtually below, who are are supporting Pride!

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Ventura Spirits mission has been to use the natural and agricultural bounty of California's central coast to hand-craft novel and delicious spirits. We're driven by a sense of exploration and discovery, and we're passionate about creating liquors with inputs that are unexplored or underutilized. We aim to contribute to a regional spirits tradition with extraordinary new products that foster a strong appreciation for our area of the world.

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HW Premier is a team of experienced insurance professionals offering a full range of financial planning and estate management. We provide a complete complimentary review of your current policies and evaluate your life insurance needs. We work towards solutions by providing expert guidance with a focused and detailed understanding of your financial position and ensure you obtain the best protection at the best rate.

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The open air garden space at fiddle & fern is how we share our love for plant babies with our customers.  Plants breathe life, they are therapeutic, and aesthetically pleasing.  We hand pick each plant in addition to propagating our cuttings.  Sharing our passion and love with everyone through education and take home care tips.  Our goal is to help you find the perfect plant to fit your space and send you home with a new friend.  Just like that, we get to see you again and again because having too many plants is just not a thing.

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At Planned Parenthood California Central Coast, our doors are open and we’re here to help.  Planned Parenthood provides a wide range of reproductive and sexual health services including cancer screenings, STI testing and treatment, gender affirming care, birth control, abortion, and more.  Our goal is to make every person who comes to us - whether by phone, video, or in-person - feel welcome, safe, and cared for while providing the best possible care, no matter what.

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How do you raise a champion? After her son Adam Rippon, medaled in the 2018 Olympic Games, Kelly Rippon found herself answering this question all the time.  Her philosophy is simple: a parent has the greatest opportunity to be the most significant influence in a child's life. Kelly shares ten key types of influence―from Optimism to Accountability―that will inspire your kids and build your own sense of purpose and self-worth.

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The McCune Foundation invests in organizations that are advancing social justice in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. We’re honored to support PRIDE and the important work of the Diversity Collective.

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dude. be nice was started in 2014.  It is our mission to inspire people to treat themselves and others better.  You can connect with our brand by watching and sharing our videos, using our free resources to make DBN a part of your community, or representing our mission by picking up some DBN merch at dudebenice.com

Elite Theatre

The Elite Theatre Company brings together the local talents of amateurs and professionals who share a passion for theater and who generously volunteer their time on the stage and behind the scenes. This collaboration creates a variety of quality live theatrical productions showcased in our unique setting

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Long-time VC Pride Partner Paddy's is located at 2 W Main Street, Ventura, CA and is Ventura County's only LGBTQ+ Bar and Lounge. Paddy's is still open and is now serving tacos from 4PM-10PM, Thursday through Sunday. Be sure to check them out on Pride weekend to support your local gay bar! 

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Sespe Creek is Ventura County’s first licensed dispensary and delivery service, voted the Best by locals with good reason. Visit our friendly boutique in Ojai where our dedicated and knowledgeable staff will help you find the right medicine for your needs. We offer a wide variety of thoughtfully-curated cannabis products grown with the highest sustainability standards.

Stewies Got Pride

Stewie’s Got Pride sells merchandise for the LGBTQ+ community and beyond, with over 500 items priced between $1 and $15 and free shipping when you spend $25. We have flags, buttons, stickers, magnets, necklaces, bracelets, pins, earrings, key rings, lanyards, ties, bow ties, suspenders, socks, fishnets, beanies, caps, bandannas, belts, pet accessories, shoe laces, hair bows, fanny packs, drawstring bags and lots of other swag.

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Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is the largest socialist organization in the United States. DSA’s members are building progressive movements for social change while establishing an openly democratic socialist presence in American communities & politics.
General Chapter Meetings: 1st Saturday of the month.

To join, go to www.dsaventuracounty.org and RSVP to the calendar of virtual events.

Find more information at www.dsausa.org

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Ashley Q Anderson is an award winning Realtor based in Ventura, California. He serves all of West Ventura County including Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo, Ojai, Santa Paula and Fillmore.

Ashley is passionate about the Ventura community and is active on many boards and charities.

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