Searching for Be Kind Champions
Around the World.

Diversity • Inclusion • Equality • Safe Expression • Kindness

The KindRED Pride Foundation was inspired by the desire to expand the magic created by the 28-year tradition of the original “Gay Day at Magic Kingdom” in Orlando. The event started with just a handful of people who decided they would meet socially on the first Saturday in June in front of the castle. They would all wear RED t-shirts to identify each other since they had only met on a bulletin board and never in person.

The event quickly grew to one of the largest LGBT+ annual gatherings in the world.  Much of the growth was a result of the national media exposure brought on by the protests by far-right groups threatening to boycott.  The original attendees unwittingly pioneered one of the first gay travel “destination” weekends.  Who knows the impact of the original gathering on the social fabric of our community as hundreds of thousands of guests from around the world experienced the magic of RED Shirt Pride Day each year and took the stories and images back to their communities.  We thank them!

The KindRED Pride Foundation’s mission is to honor the kindred spirit, bravery, and courage of the original attendees back in 1991 by expanding the “grass roots” desire to bring the community together to celebrate our differences as well as our “oneness” and to support endeavors by like-minded charities within the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex, and Ally community (LGBTQIA) by producing sporting, music, and other special events. Our only discriminating criteria is whether you are “kind” or “not kind” as we search the world for Be Kind Champions! Color? Shape? Size? Age? Gender? Orientation? Nationality? Ability? None of these matter to us. All that matters; Are you Kind?



RED Shirt Pride Day Around the World
RED Shirt Pride Day Around the World
June 1, 2019 - Always on the first saturday in june!

Red Shirt Pride Day Around the World: To help spread the message of diversity, equality, inclusion and safe expression around the world. Mainly accomplished via social media engaging as “Be Kind Champions” and wearing RED on the first Saturday of June to kick off Pride Month each year no matter where you are!

The Pride Cup
The Pride Cup
at ESPN Wide World of Sports - June 5 -7, 2020

The Pride Cup: A multi-sport competition held each year at ESPN Wide World of Sports. We will host all levels of competition. The spirit of the competition will be “Be Kind Champion” to coincide with the RED Shirt Pride Day worldwide mission.

WE ARE ONE - An extravaganza benefit for Diversity & Inclusion
WE ARE ONE - An extravaganza benefit for Diversity & Inclusion
Thursday Night, May 31, 2019

We Are One Benefit Concert for Diversity & Inclusion: A Star-studded fundraiser and benefit held at House of Blues at Disney Springs in Orlando.

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