Events, News
Jun 20, 2023

TikTok Celebrates Pride Month with Visionary Voices Brunch and Ball

TikTok hosted their Visionary Voices Pride Brunch and inaugural Pride Ball, bringing together the LGBTQ+ creator community and its allies in honor of visionary creatives and culture change makers in entertainment to celebrate Pride Month.

The Old Gays (Photo by Jenna Fernanez)

We were on hand and spoke to some of the notable TikTok honorees about what PRIDE truly means to them and why it is important to champion inclusivity in every room!

The brunch featured an engaging discussion moderated by TikTok’s Chazz Inniss and Visionary Voices honorees from the first-ever 2023 LGBTQ+ Visionary Voices List including David Yi ( and Jae Gurley (@jaegurley)

Jae Gurley and Patrick Starrr (Photo by Jenna Fernandez)

On Friday at the Visionary Voices Brunch, Host Demi JaNell gives you red carpet access along with a few fun interviews of Palm Desert’s own @oldgays (think the Golden Girls meets Sex & The City) and Bad, Bougie, BeyHive Beauty Aficionado @jaegurly, to name a few.

There were also brand experiences on site with JVN, Benefit, Freck Beauty,Rare Beauty, Woxer, and Boy Smells including makeovers, gifting and more!

On Saturday evening at the first ever Pride Ball, Host Jazz Hills chatted to some of the LGBTQ+ Visionary Voice Honorees and top TikTok creators about the celebration.