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May 2017
May 23 - June 9
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza LA LGBT Center,
1125 N. McCadden Pl.
West Hollywood, CA 90021 United States
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Free

Here There Everywhere: LA LATINX LGBTQ Art Exhibition Curated by Rubén Esparza

The work presented in this exhibition varies from formal paintings and drawing to photography to experimental work all from the queer Latinx perspective. The artists in this exhibition hail from diverse communities across the United States and beyond, calling California home. Advocate & Gochis Galleries Mondays through Fridays: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Los Angeles City Hall Council Chamber,
200 N Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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City Hall Opening Celebration for LGBT Heritage Month

City leaders will kick off the seventh annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Heritage Month in the City of Los Angeles with a reception and special Council presentation at City Hall on Wednesday, May 31. Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Controller Ron Galperin will join Councilmembers Mike Bonin and Mitch O’Farrell for a special ceremony honoring trailblazers in LA’s LGBT movement. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 31, starting at 8:30 a.m., in the third floor rotunda…

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers,
625 N. San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90096 United States
FREE

Exploring International LGBT Rights in China & Abroad

Join the City of West Hollywood’s Human Rights Speakers Series for “Exploring International LGBT Rights in China and Abroad.” The discussion will examine LGBT rights in China as well as other countries and the growing difficulties activists, non-profits, and others face when trying to provide aid to LGBT individuals in countries with homophobic policies and restrictive anti-LGBT rights. A “Call to Action” reception will take place prior to the panel discussion. These events are FREE but RSVP is required. For…

June 2017
June 1 - June 11
Renberg Theatre The Village at Ed Gould Plaza LA LGBT Center,
1125 N. McCadden Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
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$30

S/He & Me

A celebration in words and music of the intense relationships and love affairs we all have with our past. Seen through the eyes of Transparent star Alexandra Billings, this one-act musical play is a non-linear dramatization of her life, introducing us to her parents, her wife, and Scot (the person she used to be). S/he & Me threads together the moments — dramatic and domestic — that complete the vivid portrait of her triumphant self. It’s an exciting and engrossing…

June 1 - June 30
West Hollywood Park,
647 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048 United States
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One Archives LGBTQ History Panel Displays

The City of West Hollywood through One City One Pride has sponsored two outdoor exhibitions of LGBTQ History Panels from ONE Archives. These will be displayed during the month of June on temporary construction fencing surrounding West Hollywood Park. The History of the LGBTQ Civil Rights Movement explores the inspiring journey of the rights movement from World War II to present day, starting from development of “gayborhoods” in the 1940’s, the Stonewall Riots and the beginning of organized protests in…

June 1 - June 25
Renberg Theatre, The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, LA LGBT Center,
1125 N. McCadden Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
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Blackbird

Fifteen years ago Una and Ray had a relationship. They haven’t set eyes on each other since. Now she has found him again… A flesh crawling encounter. A savage recalling of the past. A criminal love story. This was the Winner 2007 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play, written by David Harrower. Check Website for time and dates.

June 1 - June 30
Goldwyn Hollywood Regional Library,
1623 Ivar Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
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Rainbow Closet

Create a miniature closet with thoughts and images about our LGBTQ community heroes created by our patrons. Open it up and release your Rainbow Pride.

June 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Los Feliz Branch Library,
1874 Hillhurst Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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Free

First Thursday Matinee – Celebrating LGBT Heritage Month

The library will be screening the award-winning film “Better Half.” Tony and Leo adopt an abandoned baby. Suddenly, Leo is confronted with making good on his promise to start a family and face his fears of being a father or risk losing Tony. Written, directed and produced by Michelle Clay.

June 2 - June 11
Renberg Theatre, The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, LA LGBT Center,
1125 N. McCadden Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
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$20

Upstairs: A Musical Tragedy

Upstairs: A Musical Tragedy tells true stories from the Up Stairs Lounge fire, a 1973 gay bar arson that took 32 lives in New Orleans. We see the fire through the eyes of three survivors, Buddy the bartender, nerdy Reginald, and the haunted Agneau, as each relives that tragic night, evoking memories and ghosts in an attempt to cope with unspeakable loss. But, as the night draws to its inevitable conclusion, Buddy and Agneau discover secrets about one another that…

June 2 - June 30
Plummer Park – Long Hall,
7377 Santa Monica
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
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Free

Exhibition – ‘Lesbians to Watch Out For: ‘90s LA Activism’

This year marks the 24th anniversary of the National Dyke March in Washington DC and the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Lesbian Avengers. These two events inspired national activist efforts and a legacy of Dyke Marches across the country. From protest and street activism to grassroots community groups, ’90s activism in LA and WeHo reflected the energy of the decade. This exhibit tells the stories of LA queer women from groups like ACT UP LA, Queer Nation LA,…


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