The video kicks off with Channel Q’s own Shira Lazar, host of Let’s Go There. She talks about how it can be easy to jump right into the bright, colorful, music-filled pride festivities that happen all June long, but it’s important to recognize your place in the mix.
“Pride is about celebrating every aspect of who you are,” Laverne Cox says. Sometimes, understanding every part of who you are is the hardest part, which is why Debra Messing has a much simpler take. “It’s a big smile. It’s exuberant. It’s joyous,” Messing explains.