The 5-Word Speech is the official stamp of The Webbys. Over 22 years, the Internet’s greatest intellectuals and artists—from Solange to Lawrence Lessig—have graced the Webby stage with their best five words, giving us some of the greatest online moments.
It’s Pride month, which means we at The Webbys are celebrating the bravery and resilience of the LGBTQIA community and the fight for their rights. Below are some of our favorite #5WordSpeech moments that exalt the LGBTQIA community and show Pride!
While you’re at it, check out our recap of the Webby Community event “Preserving the Digital Lifeline for LGBTQ People,” hosted by The Webbys with GLAAD, WeWork, and new publication them.—and learn how to participate in the fight to protect the digital rights of LGBTQIA people.