Press release from KZNPride, Durban Summerspride week

Press release from KZNPride, Durban

The KZNPride is hosting KZN Summers Pride Week of Pride events in KwaZulu-Natal from the 13-22 December 2019 in Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Estcourt, Port Edward and Richards Bay.  The Pride week will consist of LGBT+ themed events that target the LGBTI people and the general community at large.

The theme of “Pride Week” will be based on acceptance and inclusiveness of all race, gender and age groups. During Pride Week, we also encourage all organisations and establishments to display the pink colours to show their support and inclusiveness of the LGBT community.

We call on the community to get involved and to host events in Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Estcourt, Port Edward and Richards Bay and list their events in support with KZNPride before the end of November 2019 at

The following are ideas of what events that can be organised during the week:

  • Dining & clubbing
  • Entertainment, shows and karaoke
  • Picnic and social events
  • Surfing & camping
  • Religious groups and events
  • Fundraising and awareness campaigns
  • Product or services launches
  • Movie nights
  • Book clubs

There is no cost involved with the listing of events. KZNPride will not endorse any event and it will stay the responsibility of the event manager to ensure inclusiveness of the LGBT community.

The Pride week also includes harbour boat cruises on the 14 and 21 December in Durban and the cost is R250 per person.

For more information, please contact KZNPride at or call + WhatsApp: Cell. +27 640584058

KZNPride is registered as a Non-Profit Company (NPC) – registration number: 20184397750. It forms a supporting umbrella in KwaZulu-Natal to promote a totally inclusive Pride that stands against discrimination and violence towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI+) people. We seek to affirm those of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression by increasing visibility of LGBTI people within our communities, by building partnerships and collaborations that celebrate sexual diversity and gender variance.

The founding members of KZNPride are:

  • Anthony Waldhausen, director of the Gay and Lesbian Network, Pietermaritzburg
  • Kim Lithgow, director of Same Love Toti
  • Ezra Steenkamp, businessperson from Durban

For more information on KZNPride visit our website at