Inside our Pride celebrations across the Houses
From all-out parties in DTLA and Istanbul to a talk in Chicago on creating supportive spaces for our trans community, here are all the highlights
Wednesday 5 July 2023 By Soho House Photography by Jesus Montero, Harsh Solanki, Dallas Gonzales, Alexey Kim, Jonathan Jakoby, Lenny Alvarez
This past month has been all about Pride celebrations around our Houses, and it’s been memorable to say the least.
We discussed ways to amplify queer voices through our communities and create safe spaces for people to connect at talks in Chicago. We also hosted drag bingo in Tel Aviv, recited poetry in Mumbai, and threw too many pool parties to count in LA.
Scroll down for a few of the highlights from our global Houses.
HOWL, Soho House 40 Greek Street
The queer rave and CBD sexual wellness brand took over the House with a special day to night event. Members and guests enjoyed performances by some of London’s best LGBTQIA2S+ collectives and DJs, including Ivicore, Kunteea, Jeffrey Hinton, Super Drama, Allyxpress, J.Aria, and Lexii.
Pride party, Soho House Mumbai
On Friday 30 June, our Mumbai club hosted a Midnight in Paris-themed Pride party. The evening featured a performance by drag queen Glorious Luna and other drag artists on a cabaret-themed stage, and everyone dressed in their best burlesque outfits. Alongside this, there was music by Benedict and a curated cocktail selection by Patrón, where the drinks were named after our own drag performers.
Disco takeover, Soho House 76 Dean Street
Our Dean Street House was taken over by disco, house and party starters, including Glitterbox favourite, Seamus Haji, plus an array of our favourite resident DJs such as BecksX, Mars Montana and Shimmy.
Symbols of success: fear, Soho House Chicago
In Chicago, Committee member Morgan Murdock led an intimate group conversation on gender diversity, inclusion and comprehension while utilising diverse success symbols. Weaving in her own trans experience, Murdock guided the discussion on being better allies for the trans community.
Pride ball, Soho House Istanbul
Drag queen Cake Mosq and local queer party series Jöte Sosyete hosted a Pride ball at our Istanbul club. As well as vogue performers from House of Oricci and House of Elle, there were also local queer figures including drag queen Florence Delight, dancer Buğra Büyükşimsek, and singer and activist Liana Georgi.
Drag Brunch hosted by Mo Heart, Soho House West Hollywood
Renowned drag queen Mo Heart played host to our signature Drag Brunch in West Hollywood. Local drag queens Carti G Heart, Miss Kendoll and Miami Knight Wild brought the party with DJ Mike Taylor and Bacardí cocktails.
Be-loved: a poetic evening of theatre, music and queerness, Soho House Mumbai
Our Mumbai club partnered with Gaysi Family and the Tamaasha Theatre to put on an enthralling evening of theatre, music, poetry, and movement. The night touched on the dynamic and evolving conversations that the queer community is engaging with.
Malibu Pride at the beach, Little Beach House Malibu
In Malibu, we celebrated Pride with a party hosted by EVITA, LA’s hottest queer party. Guests enjoyed DJ sets from Daisy O’Dell, Josh Peace and Mike Taylor, followed by performances from Kyra Jeté, La’Don and Miss Kendoll, supported by Bacardí.