HOUSTON — KHOU 11 believes in diversity and inclusion all year round, so we are excited to announce an exclusive 365-day partnership with the Pride Houston organization.
“Pride Houston is thrilled that KHOU 11 not only wanted to feature our June celebration but also believed in our new Pride Houston 365 platform.” said Kendra Walker, Co-President Pride Houston “From the very first meeting, KHOU 11 showed us that they were dedicated to our goal of equity, diversity and inclusion. They were living examples of our motto “representation matters”. They stepped up and went above and beyond any other media company and we are happy to be a part of their family and have them as a part of ours as our we grow with them 365 days a year.”
“One of our core values at KHOU 11 is to Celebrate and Serve with our Community. We also believe that celebrating our communities shouldn’t be limited to a month or event. This partnership with Pride Houston will provide many opportunities to both celebrate and serve as we share these important stories all year-round. We’re excited to get started,” KHOU 11 President and General Manager Robert Springer said.
KHOU is owned and operated by TEGNA Inc., and for the sixth consecutive year, TEGNA has received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundations 2022 Corporate Equality Index. CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality.
TEGNA said it “proudly supports several diverse causes within the LGBTQ+ community and is an active supporter of NLGJA: The Association of Lesbian and Gay Journalists.
On Wednesday, Pride Houston unveiled its new logo and theme that will celebrate Houston’s LGBTQ+ community year-round during Pride Night at the Houston Rockets game.
Under the rebrand, Pride Houston said its raising funds for youth scholarships and offering ongoing health and wellness education.
A new website will be launched in April 2022.
The 2022 Houston Pride LGTBQ+ Celebration will be in downtown Houston on June 25. The festival will take place from 1 to 6:30 p.m. and the parade will be from 7 to 9:30 p.m.