Microsoft Celebrates Pride with New “Radical Joy” Campaign with New Features Across Products

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In the face of adversity, the LGBTQIA+ communities at Microsoft are championing resilience, inspiration, and change. Centering their 2024 Pride campaign on the concept of “Radical joy,” Microsoft’s LGBTQIA+ communities emphasize a joy that transcends external circumstances and fuels transformative change.

As part of the Pride celebration, Microsoft highlights the interconnectedness and diversity of LGBTQIA+ communities. Through vibrant abstract designs incorporating 74 flags representing different LGBTQIA+ identities, Microsoft embodies the perpetual joy and empowerment radiating from the community year-round. This year’s graphic extends representation to 25 new communities and is accessible in 33 languages.

For the third consecutive year, Microsoft invites everyone to promote LGBTQIA+ acceptance and inclusion by sharing stories and engaging with the Pride campaign. Harnessing the power of AI technology, individuals can create personalized Pride content effortlessly using tools like Microsoft Designer and Clipchamp. Additionally, all Pride assets are available on Figma and GitHub, empowering users to customize campaign materials and spread joy this Pride season. Microsoft encourages participation and invites everyone to explore more at, sharing their experiences using #MicrosoftPride and #Pride.

Pride illuminates across various Microsoft products, including Teams, Edge, Clipchamp, Microsoft 365, Designer, and Windows. Since 2018, Microsoft has integrated Pride themes and graphics into its products to celebrate LGBTQIA+ communities. Explore the myriad ways to join the Pride movement:

  • Microsoft Unlocked – Access exclusive Pride content and resources.
  • Open Source – Remix and customize Pride designs from this year and previous years on GitHub and Figma.
  • Microsoft Designer – Create personalized Pride graphics using this year’s radical joy design.
  • Microsoft Designer Templates – Discover and customize even more Pride-themed templates.
  • Microsoft Designer Sticker Creator – Generate custom stickers reflecting your joy with AI technology.
  • GIPHY – Share joyful GIFs featuring this year’s Pride graphics.
  • Microsoft Teams – Download custom backgrounds to infuse joy into video calls.
  • Microsoft Edge Themes – Illuminate your browsing experience with the new Pride theme.
  • Windows Wallpapers – Refresh your desktop with custom Pride wallpapers.
  • Microsoft 365 Apps Theming – Activate Pride themes in select Microsoft 365 apps* and celebrate with special themes inspired by LGBTQIA+ flags.
  • Clipchamp – Unleash creativity with built-in Pride assets.
  • Xbox – Explore Xbox’s partnership with The Trevor Project and discover custom Pride art and merchandise on Xbox Wire.
  • Microsoft Store – Browse collections of curated LGBTQIA+ and transgender and non-binary representation.
  • Inclusion is Innovation – Explore LGBTQIA+ employee stories year-round.

Microsoft continues its longstanding efforts to support LGBTQIA+ communities globally. This year, Microsoft is donating $200,000 to charities including The Trevor Project, Transconvida, ACCEPT ASOCIATIA, and Transgender Law Center. With over $16 million donated to LGBTQIA+ organizations in the last 30 years, and $1.3 million in the past year alone, Microsoft and its employees remain dedicated to fostering positive global impact and advocating for LGBTQIA+ rights.

Microsoft’s commitment to LGBTQIA+ inclusion dates back to 1989 when it introduced sexual orientation into its non-discrimination policies. Since then, Microsoft has been at the forefront of LGBTQIA+ advocacy, offering benefits for same-sex domestic partnerships in 1993 and supporting marriage equality. Achieving a 100 score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index for 18 consecutive years, Microsoft continues to amplify LGBTQIA+ voices and promote inclusion through initiatives like GLEAM (Global LGBTQIA+ Employees & Allies at Microsoft).

Microsoft invites everyone to join in celebrating Pride and advocating for LGBTQIA+ inclusion. Share your thoughts and experiences on social media using #MicrosoftPride and #Pride.


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