As a lot as we hate to say it once more, we live in unprecedented instances—and whereas some could also be grieving the modifications on the planet and the way this yr’s Pleasure celebrations have been upended, at Who What Put on, we perceive that true Pleasure is not simply a colourful parade.
Pleasure Month traces its origins to the Stonewall riots in New York Metropolis, throughout which LGBTQ+ residents acquired fed up with being harassed and wrongly persecuted by the police and took to the streets in protest. As we have fun Pleasure in 2020 throughout the identical time that the world has coalesced to march within the streets for Black lives, it’s extra essential than ever to honor the historical past and lives that have made Pleasure Month attainable. With this in thoughts, we’re inviting our readers to contribute to a particular Pleasure Month venture.
Trend has all the time been a part of equality movements, and along with supporting LGBTQ+ brands, we need to take time this month to spotlight readers (such as you) who need to share their favourite Pleasure moments of years previous. We’re asking readers to e-mail us a photograph of their favourite Pleasure reminiscence that they want to share with the higher Who What Put on neighborhood. This photograph shall be included in a video compilation and run alongside your particular person message within the closing edit.
Does this celebration sound like one thing you’d need to be part of? We hope so!
Maintain studying for our submission necessities and you should definitely ship your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 14, 2020.
Once you e-mail us your submission, you should definitely embody the next:
-Your full title
-Your most well-liked pronouns
-Your social media handles
-A digital photograph of your fashionable Pleasure second
-A brief video clip filmed vertically of you introducing your self and speaking in regards to the reminiscence captured within the photograph
-Extra clips and images for B-roll
It’s essential to us that your submission feels genuine to you and the story you need to inform. To assist information you thru it, we’ve outlined speaking factors to cowl beneath. (Our video with Jane Fonda, whereby she makes use of images to information storytelling and takeaways round her activism, may additionally be a useful reference level.)
Your video speaking factors ought to embody the next (if relevant):
-Introduce your self and share any data you need viewers to learn about you.
-When was this photograph taken?
-The place was this photograph taken?
-Inform us what’s occurring within the photograph (situational context).
-What’s the significance of this second to you?
-Does what you’re carrying maintain any significance? If that’s the case, why?
-How did you select this outfit?
-How did you select this magnificence look?
-Do you continue to have these items?
Extra clips for B-roll:
Please ship us any video footage that corresponds to the photograph you’ve chosen (e.g., marching, dancing, or any enjoyable movies you’ll have to additional illustrate the importance of this second for you). This shall be used as B-roll that performs through the audio of a number of video submissions.
Earlier than you e-mail us your information, you should definitely:
-Guarantee video clips are 90 seconds or much less.
-Please tell us if there are any identities that have to be protected/obscured within the information you ship our approach.
Electronic mail your submission to email@example.com by June 14 2020.
Remember it’s as much as editorial discretion in case your submitted content material shall be included within the closing venture.