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QueerWise is a writing collective and spoken word performance group led by Michael Kearns, Hollywood’s first openly HIV-positive actor. Free, RSVP requested at weho.org/pride
Being LGBTQ is still illegal in 70 countries. Come see powerful images from award-winning photographer Robin Hammond’s project documenting images and stories from people in those countries; and hear trans leader Rikki Nathanson’s stories of courage and activism in Zimbabwe in a conversation about human rights and our movement for LGBTIQ freedom, safety, equality, and dignity everywhere.
Mariachi to Merman. Sondheim to Cesar Chavez. Decades of Mexican American/Chicano and LGBTQ history intersect from a personal perspective in story and song. Touching, provocative, and hilarious, Dan Guerrero presents this first public screening of a new film. Free, RSVP requested at weho.org/pride
Join the annual beach party. As we continue to move forward we invite you to join us on our journey to celebrate how far our community has come and where we are going – united as one with hope for all. Check online for tickets
Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival is eleven days of not to be missed world-class films, panels, and parties. Each summer Outfest Los Angeles screens more than 150 features and short films to an audience of more than 40,000 people. Outfest Los Angeles is the oldest film festival in Los Angeles and is considered the preeminent LGBTQ film festival in the world. Throughout the Los Angeles region, Check website for venue locations, times, and cost
Learn different types of printmaking and make envelopes to send to our currently incarcerated LGBTQ+ Pen Pal network. $10 adults, $7 children, Free for members
This Concert and Gala will be a milestone event which concludes Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) 40th anniversary season and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York City. The event combines the Disney Hall Concert and GMCLA’s annual fundraiser, the Voice Awards, into one truly historic evening.
DTLA Proud Festival returns to Pershing Square – celebrating the culture, history, and diversity of the growing LGBTQ+ community that lives, works, and plays in the thriving heart of the city of Los Angeles. Featuring a diverse lineup of local stage talent, community booths, art installations, retail vendors, interactive exhibits, food trucks, bars, and a pop-up water park, DTLA Proud Festival is created by the community, for the community. Proceeds from the festival will help build the DTLA PROUD Community…
Indigenous Pride L.A. 2019 is Los Angeles’s only Pride event that honors and celebrates Two Spirit, Indigenous LGBTQPAI, Indigiqueer, Third Gender, Fourth Gender, and other sacred genders and gender roles of various Indigenous peoples, nations, and tribes from around the world. This year’s theme is “Honoring All Our Relations.” Outside on the Autry Lawn, the event will feature food, live music performances, singing, dancing, and cultural performances by various Indigenous individuals and groups. In addition, there will be arts and…
International Chinese Fine Arts Council (ICFAC) will be hosting a Zoom webinar “Dim Sum Dialogues: Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 Racism in the Creative Community” with Dee Kerrison, Art Collector and Social Activist, Eboni Gates, Head of VIP Relations and Strategic Initiatives at EXPO CHICAGO, Karen Tam, Artist, Mel Chin, Artist, Phil Chan, Co-founder of Final Bow for Yellowface and Teresa Mah, Illinois State Representative, moderated by Inez Suen, ICFAC Director. The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear that the fear…