Microsoft celebrates Pride Month with its most inclusive lineup of products yet
You can grab shirts, hoodies, themes, and more to show your support for Pride.
What you need to know
- June is Pride Month, and Microsoft's new lineup celebrates LGBTQI+ communities.
- Microsoft has Pride themes for Xbox, Microsoft 365 apps, Skype, Edge, and Pride skins for Surface devices.
- A $150,000 donation from Microsoft will go to nonprofits around the world that fight for LGBTQI+ equity.
June is Pride Month, and Microsoft is celebrating in several ways across several of its brands. You can grab Pride themes for Xbox consoles, Microsoft 365 apps, Skype, Microsoft Edge, and your Windows 10 PC. You can also pick up a Pride skin for your Surface device and Pride gear, such as shirts. Microsoft says that its collection of Pride-themed products is the largest and most inclusive that it's ever had.
In addition to having a wide range of ways for people to express their pride, Microsoft is donating $150,000 to nonprofits that help LGBTQI+ communities. Here's the full list of nonprofits selected by LGBTQI+ communities at Microsoft:
- ACLU Foundation
- OutRight Action International
- Act To Change
- BEAM (Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective)
- The Trevor Project
In a blog post (opens in new tab) on its Pride efforts, Microsoft vice president and chief marketing officer Chris Capossela discusses the company's efforts.
This year's Pride-themed products include 19 different LGBTQI+ flags. Several designs incorporate multiple flags coming together.
Microsoft will also host a virtual "Together, we can" event on Thursday, June 24 at 10 AM PT.
Together, we can
To celebrate Pride Month, Microsoft has a large collection of Pride themes and products. You can grab themes for your favorite apps and devices, as well as Surface skins and Pride clothing.
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