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May 2018

May 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

WeHo Reads: Lambda Literary Awards Finalists

Join the City of West Hollywood’s One City One Pride Festival and WeHo Reads Program for readings from the 30th Annual Lambda Lit Award Finalists. The Lambda Literary Awards (the “Lammys”) identify and celebrate the best lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender books of the year and the literature of the world. Free, RSVP required at website: onecityonepridelambdalit2018.eventbrite.com

May 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Los Angeles City Hall Council Chamber, 200 N Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
LA DCA LGBT 2018-cover
Free

2018 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Heritage Month Opening Ceremony

Join Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Controller Ron Galperin, City Attorney Mike Feuer, Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr., Council Members Mike Bonin, and Mitch O’Farrell, and the Los Angeles City Council, the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), the 2018 LGBT Heritage Month Committee, and Venice Pride to officially commemorate and celebrate the opening of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Heritage Month in the City of Los Angeles. At this presentation in City Hall’s Council Chamber, DCA’s 2018 Lesbian, Gay,…

May 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90096 United States
Free

Lillian Faderman presents her new book “Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death”

The author will discuss and sign her new book Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death. Books will be available for sale by Book Soup. Free, RSVP required at website: onecityonepridelillianfaderman.eventbrite.com Sponsors: City of West Hollywood’s One City One Pride Festival, WeHo Reads Program, and Lesbian Speaker Series

May 31, 2018 - June 24, 2018
David Henry Hwang Theater, 120 Judge John Aiso St.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States
$25 – $50

As We Babble On

The play explores the pursuit of success, its costs, and conquering the Swedish BIGBOX. Benji, a first-generation Asian American, struggles in New York City to find his voice as his writing career stalls. As the professional paths of his best friend Sheila and his half-sister Laura begin to blossom, he begins to unravel. The play explores what lengths we are willing to go to realize our dreams, whether morality is tied to upward mobility, and whether boxed wine and soda…

June 2018

June 1, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Celebration Theatre at the Lex, 6760 Lexington Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
$25 – $55

Kander & Ebb’s Cabaret

Wilkommen. Bienvenue. Welcome. This is The Kit Kat Klub… the seediest, sexiest nightclub in Berlin. In here, life isn’t just beautiful – it’s downright dangerous. Be careful not to lose your perspective on the world outside. Celebration Theatre presents Kander & Ebb’s dark, eerily relevant masterpiece like you’ve never seen it before. Directed by multiple Ovation Award-winning director Michael Matthews. Thursdays through Sundays 8:00 p.m., Sunday Matinee 2:00 p.m. Sponsor: City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division

June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Free

Queer Biennial 2018, What if Utopia

The exhibition asks the artists explore their own sensibilities of an ideal, otherworldly landscape and examine ideas of a Queer Utopia. This theme is proposed in broad terms, leaving participants to explore it in the abstract: the carnal, the cerebral, the fantastical, the optical. The Biennial’s opening reception will take place on Friday, June 1st and will be hosted by filmmaker John Waters, best known for his legendary films.   Opening Reception June 1, 6:30 p.m.  at NAVEL, 1611 S. Hope…

June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Digital Billboards, 8410 and 9039 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046 United States
Free

Rashaad Newsome’s Double Feature

During the City’s One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival, Rashaad Newsome’s Double Feature featuring voguing dancers from the House/Ball scene will grace digital billboards on West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip interspersed between regular advertisements. Rashaad is a multidisciplinary artist who blends several practices together: collage, sculpture, video, music, computer programming, and performance.

June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Circus of Books Windows, 8230 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Tiny Tim’s Showcase

On March 11, 1944, a swastika was painted across 8230 Santa Monica Blvd, the home of Tiny Tim’s Showcase Theater “devoted to amateur presentations.” At the same address, over 30 years later, a heterosexual Jewish couple opened Circus of Books – which would become a cultural touchstone for WeHo’s LGBTQ community as well as a target for anti-pornography crackdowns and homophobia. Tiny Tim’s Showcase is a window display and performance series that reimagines the history of this corner, from the…

June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Bridge Gallery Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N. Spring St., 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Heritage Month Bridge Gallery Exhibition Recognizing Olympic Athletes

View an engaging exhibition at City Hall celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Olympic Athletes who have taught us about the resilience of the human spirit and shined a bright spotlight on community pride. Exhibition on View the Month of June 2018 Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Office of the Mayor; Office of the City Controller; Office of the City Attorney; Sponsors:  Los Angeles City Council; Department of Cultural Affairs; and the 2018 LGBT Heritage Month Committee

June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018
West Hollywood, Santa Monica Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA United States
Varies

One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival

Each year the City of West Hollywood celebrates LGBTQ Pride through art and history, focusing on telling the stories of our community and history. This year we take a moment to honor the past through the theme ‘Remembrance.’ Check website for dates, locations, times, and prices Various Locations in and around West Hollywood, West Hollywood

June 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Check website for venues, CA United States
Varies

National Gay Pride Month / LGBT Heritage Month Celebration

National Gay Pride Month is a citywide celebration of Gay Pride in Los Angeles. The celebration will acknowledge Southern California’s gay and lesbian contributions in the areas of education, politics, the arts, culture, and the humanities. Events include educational programs, gallery exhibitions, theater, and dance performances.at various sites throughout Los Angeles. Check the website for scheduled events and costs. Sponsors: Office of the Mayor, Los Angeles City Council, City of Los Angeles

June 1, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Winward Plaza, 1 Windward Avenue
Venice, CA 90291 United States
Free

“United We Pride” World’s Largest Free-Flying Rainbow Pride Flag

The world’s largest free-flying pride flag will be unveiled in Venice for the first anniversary of rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker’s passing. Venice Pride has commissioned the flag (made possible by global partner AHF) and will host it at Venice Beach for three days before gifting it to San Francisco to mark the rainbow flag’s 40th anniversary. Throughout 2018 and early 2019 the flag will be passed to different host cities who will display it prominently during their own pride…

June 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - June 2, 2018 @ 2:00 am
Roosterfish, 1302 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291 United States
Free

Roosterfish Grand Re-opening Preview

After a two year interlude, Roosterfish, a bar that originally opened in 1979 and represents the only dedicated gay bar West of the 405 is set to reopen bigger, better, and gayer than ever – this historic event is not one to be missed. And yes, the cistern chapel is still up and the boys on that ceiling still something to be seen.

June 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - June 2, 2018 @ 2:00 am
Roosterfish, 1302 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291 United States
Free

Roosterfish Grand Re-opening Preview

After a two year interlude, Roosterfish, a bar that originally opened in 1979 and represents the only dedicated gay bar West of the 405 is set to reopen bigger, better, and gayer than ever – this historic event is not one to be missed. And yes, the cistern chapel is still up and the boys on that ceiling still something to be seen.  

June 2, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Lifeguard Tower at Brooks Ave., North of the Skate Park at the end of Brooks Ave.
Venice, CA 90291 United States
Free

Venice Pride: Beach, Please! Big Beach Cleanup

Join Heal the Bay and Venice Pride for one BIG beach cleanup. Fabulous prizes will be awarded for the most trash collected, best drag queen, and more. Gay, lesbian, bi, transgender, straight – all are welcome. Venice Pride’s BIG Beach Cleanup will be easy, fun and kick off your weekend with some excellent karma. All participants must register and sign a mandatory waiver.   Free, Must register at the website

June 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Catch One, 4067 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90019 United States
Free

BEST Ride: Los Angeles Pedal.Pulse.Pride.

Join Multicultural Communities for Mobility for Pedal.Pulse.Pride in Los Angeles is part of a multi-city ride that will celebrate Pride Month and commemorate those we lost at Pulse Orlando. Join us to uplift the milestones, stories, landmarks, and resources that are creating a more inclusive Los Angeles. The ride will start at Catch One (a short ride from Wilshire/Western and Expo/Crenshaw Metro Stations) and will stop along historical landmarks in Central LA, such as the ONE Archives at the USC…

June 2, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 9:00 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

One City One Pride “Day of History”

A special full day of screenings and panels including previews of documentaries about the history of the West Hollywood Aquatics Team, AIDS activist Connie Norman, and the creators of the rainbow flag. Free, RSVP required at website

June 2, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sherman Oaks Branch Library, 14245 Moorpark St.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 United States
Free

Call Me by Your Name

In 1980’s Italy, a romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father’s research assistant.

June 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
North Hollywood Branch – Los Angeles Public Library, 5211 Tujunga Ave
Los Angeles, CA 91601 United States
Free

NoHo Book Club reads: All I Love and Know

The NoHo Book Club meets the fourth Saturday of the month. The selection for June is All I Love and Know by Judith Frank.

June 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Venice Sign, North Venice at the Venice Sign
Venice, CA 90291 United States
Free

Venice Pride: Sign Lighting & Block Party

Join us as we celebrate the Renaissance sweeping the Westside at the 3rd Annual Venice Pride Sign Lighting & Block Party. Our DJ will get you dancin’ in the street. Whether you come to dance, to eat, or simply to celebrate who you are, remember not to miss our magical sign lighting ceremony starting at 8:30 p.m. featuring a surprise performance from a Grammy-winning music legend.

June 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Luckman Fine Arts Complex, 5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032 United States
$40 – $60

John Waters

A celebrated filmmaker, director and writer, John Waters has built a reputation for shocking his audiences. Many of the cult legend’s films satirize suburban America as well as many social conventions and attitudes. He started out making short experimental films in the 1960s, often using friends as actors and holding renegade, underground showings in offbeat locales. Roman Candles (1966), one of his early works, marked the first time Waters worked with Divine, the larger-than-life drag queen now synonymous with Waters’…

June 2, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - June 3, 2018 @ 1:00 am
Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608 United States

Pride is Universal

Each PRIDE IS UNIVERSAL ticket includes all-day access to the theme park–– plus exclusive after-hours park access from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. This private experience includes live DJ’s, dance clubs, cash bars, character meet-n-greets, and many more surprises. Event open to all ages, with ID required for bar purchases. Purchase tickets at the website

June 2, 2018 @ 9:30 pm - June 3, 2018 @ 2:00 am
The Townhouse, 52 Windward Avenue
Venice, CA 90291 United States
$10

Venice Pride: Queer as Funk

Get priority access to The Townhouse. Then after the sign goes rainbow, join us at The Del Monte Speakeasy for Queer as Funk a live music happening courtesy of LA-based power funk/soul band The Puscie Jones Revue who is generously donating their performance to Venice Pride as a way to support our mission.   $10, Purchase tickets at the website

June 2, 2018 @ 9:30 pm - June 3, 2018 @ 2:00 am
The Birdcage, 2640 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
$10

Venice Pride: Gaywatch

Gaywatch is an Official Venice Pride After Party at The Birdcage following the sign lighting. Featuring hunky beach boys and butches in swim trunks on the dance floor. No matter gay, straight, or bi, lesbian, transgender life — this is the Venice Pride party for dancers. Space is limited. Purchasing tickets in advance is strongly advised.   $10, Purchase tickets at a website

June 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$50

SunGay Brunch DTLA Walking Tour

The tour begins in Downtown LA for a mimosa and a tasty appetizer. From there we’ll hit the streets and wind our way through the richest and most vibrant Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) history and culture the City of Angels has to offer. From the gay-friendly Native Americans who first settled here to LA’s first gay porn theatre that opened in the 1880’s to the grand hotels and bathhouses that stated the secret desires of the Hollywood…

June 3, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 24, 2018

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Andell Family Sundays—Friends of Hockney

Make, look, and talk about art at Andell Family Sundays. Drop in anytime between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m.. This weekly family event features artist-led workshops and friendly gallery tours and activities thematically based on special exhibitions and LACMA’s permanent collection.     Andell Family Sundays is supported by Andrew and Ellen Hauptman and The Hauptman Family Foundation.

June 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rage Nightclub, 8911 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Sunday Funday Mini Ball

Powered by REACH LA, an organization that supports youth of color through the House/Ballroom community and has performed previously at MOCA and for multiple years as part of One City One Pride. Free, RSVP required at website

June 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kol Ami Congregation, 1200 N. La Brea Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90038 United States
Free

West Hollywood Free Community Concert: VOX Americana

From the hills of Appalachia to the stages in Greenwich Village, the threads of folk music are woven deeply throughout our country. These tales of love, songs of protest, and hymns of praise have traveled thousands of miles through times of hardship, war, and change. Join Vox Femina us as they explore our roots, the stories, and traditions that are the foundation of American folk music. RSVP required at Eventbrite

June 5, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Playa Vista Branch Library, 6400 Playa Vista Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90094 United States
Free

Rainbow Storytime

Storytime is loud and silly with singing and clapping. We usually have a theme for our story times and Rainbow Storytime will include 3 – 4 books selected as diversity award-winners. Worm loves worm, and Bunny Bear will be read. Diversity is nurtured here. Playtime for the kids follows Storytime.

June 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Rainbow Key Awards

Since 1993, the City of West Hollywood has presented Rainbow Key Awards to people and groups who have made outstanding contributions to West Hollywood’s Gay and Lesbian community. The honorees are Rudy Akbarian, Kathy Griffin, Matt Palazzolo, Brian Pendleton, Bamby Salcedo, and Elizabeth Savage.

June 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Women and Books: Fun Home

The library’s book club selection for June is the award-winning graphic novel, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, by Alison Bechdel. A memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by cult favorite comic artist, Alison Bechdel. She offers a darkly funny family portrait that details Bechdel’s relationship with her father – a funeral home director, high school English teacher and closeted homosexual. Free RSVP required at website

June 6, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
San Dimas Senior Center, 201 E. Bonita Ave.
San Dimas, CA United States
Free

Book Party Book Club: Annabel

Join us as we discuss this month’s book, Annabel by Kathleen Winter or simply listen to see what everyone else thought of the book. Copies of the book are available in the library.

June 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Palms-Rancho Park Branch Library, 2920 Overland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90064 United States
Free

Pre-PRIDE Party for Teens

Local teens ages 11-18 are invited to make t-shirts for L.A. Pride, discuss Parade/Festival etiquette and safety, and eat plenty of rainbow snacks. Please bring your own shirt or other apparel to decorate.

June 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm

A. C. Bilbrew Library, 150 E. El Segundo Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90061 United States
Free

Brave Space Café

On the first Wednesdays of each month drop in at the Brave Space Café, an all-inclusive safe space for teens of all identities. Enjoy a snack, hot drink, and chat with peers and community members. Hosted in partnership with the Los Angeles LGBT Center. For teens ages 13 through 18.

June 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
City Terrace Library, 4025 E. City Terrace Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90063 United States
Free

Rainbow Mariachi / Presentación de Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles

Join City Terrace Library for a very special concert featuring Mariachi Arcoiris. This dynamic group of LGBTQ musicians come together to spread traditional Mexican music and culture by breaking down the stereotypes associated with Mariachi music.

June 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Outfest West Hollywood Series: “Ideal Home”

Join the Outfest for an exclusive pre-release screening of Ideal Home. This new comedy stars Steve Coogan and Paul Rudd as Erasmus and Paul, a bickering gay couple whose lives are turned inside out when a 10-year-old boy shows up claiming to be Erasmus’ grandson, with a thing or two to teach them about the value of family. Followed by a Q&A with director Andrew Fleming (The In-Laws, the Craft).

June 7, 2018 - June 24, 2018
Check website for venues, CA United States
Varies

Hollywood Fringe Festival

The Hollywood Fringe Festival is an open and uncensored community-derived event. LGBTQ shows will take place throughout West Hollywood as part of One City One Pride. Visit the website to find shows taking place in throughout the Los Angeles area. There are over 2,000 performances at over 375 different venues. Check website for venues, times and cost.

June 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 21, 2018

Robertson Branch Library, 1719 S. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035 United States
Free

Learn to DJ

LGBT culture has played a large role in shaping the art of DJ’s. Learn how to DJ, use professional equipment, and more. These sessions are geared towards teens, but open to all. RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/UyWbBPeYSN6BeDh92 ; participation limited to 10 per session.

June 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Staples Center, 1111 S Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, 90015 United States
$25 – $275

Los Angeles Sparks Pride Night

Join LA Pride as the Los Angeles Sparks take on the Seattle Storm. Post-game, check-out the STAPLES Center City View Terrace Rooftop for a special Women’s Party. PRIDE Night supports Christopher Street West (CSW), the non-profit organization that produces LA Pride. A portion of proceeds will benefit LGBTQ+ community programs.

June 8, 2018 - June 15, 2018
Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienaga Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Out There

Gallery 825 is hosting a special all media exhibition celebrating the LGBT experience during West Hollywood’s Pride Month festivities. Opening reception June 8 from 6:00 -9:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: Tuesdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

June 8, 2018 - July 20, 2018
Hollywood Museum, 1660 N Highland Ave
Hollywood, CA 90028 United States

Reel to Real: Portrayals and Perceptions of Gays in Hollywood

The exhibit is an entertaining and informative retrospective of LGBT images in film and television throughout the decades. The showcase features photos, costumes, props and iconic imagery, and provides a unique perspective on how gays have been portrayed in Hollywood from early stereotypes to modern representations. Museum Hours:  Wednesdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Museum Admission:  Adults – $15, Students and Seniors – $12, Children 5 and under – $5

June 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Granada Hills Branch Library, 10640 Petit Ave
Granada Hills, CA 91344 United States
Free

Rainbow Loom Bracelets

In celebration of LGBT Heritage Month, please join us to create colorful bracelets using Rainbow Looms.  Supplies provided. Recommended for Ages 7 through 18.

June 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Little Tokyo Branch Library, 203 S. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Friday Film-Special LGBTQ Film Showing: Beginners

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he is gay.  Christopher Plummer won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for this movie at age 82.

June 8, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Pico Rivera Library, 9001 Mines Ave.
Pico Rivera, CA 90660 United States

LGBT Film Screening

To celebrate LGBT Heritage Month, join us for a film.

June 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dodger Stadium, 1000 Vin Scully Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$35 – $142

LGBT Night at Dodger Stadium

The LA Dodgers will kick-off LA Pride Weekend 2018 with the annual LGBT Night at Dodger Stadium. The evening will honor top LGBT athletes, including Olympian Gus Kenworthy. Pregame, kick off Pride Weekend at the Plaza Pavilion Bar (5:30). Postgame, fans are invited on the field for a firework show.

June 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sal Guariello Veterans Memorial Park, 8447 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Dyke March

The City of West Hollywood produces the annual Dyke March. There will be a live set with Claudette Sexy DJ and a Protest Sign Making Workshop led by artist Julianna Parr. There will be a rally that includes: Gloria Bigelow, Host/Emcee, West Hollywood Mayor and City Council, Angela Brinskele of the June Mazer Lesbian Archives and Councilmember Vivian Romero of City of Montebello’s 1st LGBTQ Mayor. At 7:45 p.m. there will be a march down Santa Monica Blvd. to San…

June 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, 3650 Martin Luther King, Blvd. Jr.
Los Angeles, CA 90008 United States
Free

Our Pride

June is National Pride Month, and we’re showing Our Pride in a special festival at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. Join us for this community festival and resource fair, which will include live music, surprise guests, and food trucks. RSVP at tinyurl.com/OurPride2018

June 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Garden, 1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA United States
$110

AN EVENING AMONG THE ROSES IN WONDERLAND

Lewis Carroll’s “Wonderland” is a place where different is normal, and where wondrous, remarkable, and fabulous things happen every day.  Please join us as we celebrate our differences and highlight the recent 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland. The Huntington is one of the few libraries that owns both the suppressed 1865 version and the official publication of 1866. Our copy bears the autograph of George Dalziel, the engraver of the illustrations that will be represented throughout the Rose Garden on this…

June 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - June 10, 2018 @ 11:00 pm
West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048 United States

2018 LA Pride Festival

R&B sensation Kehlani and international pop star Tove Lo are confirmed as the Park Stage headliners – alongside an amazing lineup of artists (to be announced soon!) – at the 2018 LA Pride Festival, making its return to West Hollywood Park on Saturday, June 9 (12pm – 1am) and Sunday, June 10 (11am – 11pm). Bold? Confident? Daring? Fabulous? Proud? At the end of the day, all that matters is that you #JUSTBE you at the 2018 LA Pride Festival!…

June 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - June 10, 2018 @ 1:00 am
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West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048 United States
$25 – $400

2018 LA Pride Festival

The LA Pride Festival has been organized by Christopher Street West since the 1970s. R&B sensation Kehlani and international pop star Tove Lo are confirmed as the Park Stage headliners – alongside an amazing lineup of artists at the 2018 LA Pride Festival. Kehlani, Tove Lo, and a truly diverse lineup of artists will appear across the Festival’s three stages – the Park Stage, the Plaza Stage (Latin), and the Boulevard Stage (Hip-Hop/R&B). Hours:  Saturday, 12:00 noon – 1:00 a.m.…

June 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Colburn School, Herbert Zipper Concert Hall, 200 South Grand Ave.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States
$35 – $40

This Land is Your Land

From the hills of Appalachia to the stages in Greenwich Village, the threads of folk music are woven deeply throughout our country. These tales of love, songs of protest, and hymns of praise have traveled thousands of miles through times of hardship, war, and change. Join Vox Femina us as they explore our roots, the stories and traditions that are the foundation of American folk music.

June 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Million Dollar Theatre, 307 S Broadway, Los Angeles,
Los Angeles, CA 90013 United States
$22

Kiss of the Spider Woman at the Million Dollar Theatre

This 1985 Brazilian-American film is based on the 1976 novel by Argentine writer Manuel Puig. William Hurt and Raúl Juliá star as cellmates in a Brazilian prison. Hurt portrays Luis Molina, a transgender person imprisoned for immoral behavior. Juliá’s Valentin Arregui is a political prisoner arrested for his work with an anti-government revolutionary group. A free Q&A session about the theatre will follow the screening. Stay in your seat to learn more about the history and architecture.

June 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Gym Sportsbar, 8737 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywoood, CA 90069 United States
Free

LA Valiant Pride Party

Join the LA Valiant for an LA Valiant Pride Party to celebrate the LGBTQA gamers in our community. Whether or not you identify as LGBTQA, come and show your appreciation to the active LGBTQA family and make gaming and esports more accessible and open to everyone.  Free, RSVP at website

June 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA United States
Free

2018 LA Pride Parade

The 2018 LA Pride Parade – telling this year’s #JUSTBE story – is making its way back home along Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood. This is one of the highlight events of LA Pride Week 2018 and should not be missed. Be sure to arrive early to get a great spot along the parade route.

June 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Central Library – Teen’Scape, 630 W 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
Free

Rainbow DIY Soap

Let’s make our own individual soap in rainbow hues to celebrate LGBTQ month. Great for a gift or yourself.

June 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Encino – Tarzana Branch Library, 18231 Ventura Blvd.
Tarzana, CA 91356 United States
Free

Pride Rocks!

Kindness Rocks are about spreading positivity in your community. Paint rocks and decorate the library and neighborhood with messages of love, support, and most importantly PRIDE for the LBGT community. This program is for middle and high school students.

June 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Silver Lake Branch Library, 2411 Glendale Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90039 United States
Free

Summer Author Program: Adbi Nazemian

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at the library.  Abdi Nazemian spent his childhood in a series of exciting locations (Tehran, Paris, Toronto, New York), but could usually be found in his bedroom watching old movies and reading. No wonder he grew up to be a movie producer, screenwriter, and author. His debut YA novel is The Authentics.

June 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pico Rivera Library, 9001 Mines Ave.
Pico Rivera, CA 90660 United States
Free

Book Club: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

This story weaves together the past and the present through the blossoming friendship between Evelyn, a middle-aged housewife, and Ninny, an elderly woman who lives in a nursing home. Every week, Evelyn visits Ninny, who tells her stories about her youth which inspires Evelyn to make changes in her own life.

June 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Human Rights Speakers Series: “Real Boy”

This is a story of a family in transition. As 19-year-old Bennett Wallace navigates sobriety, adolescence, and the evolution of his gender identity, his mother moves from resistance to acceptance of her trans son. Along the way, both mother and son find support in their communities, reminding us that families are not only given but chosen. Panel discussion with filmmaker Shaleece Haas will follow. Free, RSVP required at website

June 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Silver Lake Branch Library, 2411 Glendale Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90039 United States
Free

Teens & Tweens: Show your PRIDE with Tie-Dye!

Wear your own art with Pride this summer and kick-off Summer Fun @ the Library. We’ll have all the supplies you need to make boldly tie-dyed fashions. You can dye one of the t-shirts we provide (sizes/quantity limited) or bring in a pre-shrunk, 100% cotton item of your own.

June 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Will and Ariel Durant Branch Library, 7140 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046 United States
Free

LGBT Heritage Month Drag Queen Story Hour

Join us for a special story time featuring Ms. Roz Dresfalaz. She will share stories for the whole family. Bring your smartphone or camera to take photos with our special guest after the show. Dress up encouraged.

June 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Our Journey with Matthew Shepard

Like many people, Craig Hella Johnson was deeply affected by the death of a young gay Wyoming man in 1998, Matthew Shepard, whose death 20 years ago created a worldwide outpouring of grief and sense of injustice. Composer Craig Hella Johnson and Conspirare choir members will share the story behind creating the Grammy-nominated masterwork. Considering Matthew Shepard in this intimate evening of song and conversation. Free, RSVP required at website

June 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Classic Movie Matinee: Brokeback Mountain

Come to the Community Meeting Room for a screening of Brokeback Mountain. Summary: It’s 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated.

June 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lifeguard Tower at Brooks Ave., North of the Skate Park at the end of Brooks Ave.
Venice, CA 90291 United States
Free

Venice Pride Flag Lifeguard Tower Dedication to Councilmember Bill Rosendahl

The Venice Pride Lifeguard Tower has become a social media sensation since it was unveiled one year ago. Venice Pride, Supervisor Shiela Kuehl, and Councilmember Mike Bonin will be unveiling the plaque to officially dedicate the monument and that segment of the beach in the loving memory of the first openly gay man elected to the LA City Council.

June 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Village at Ed Gould Plaza – Los Angeles LGBT Center, 1125 N. McCadden Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
Free

TransPride

Friday night will feature Big Queer Convo, and Saturday will feature a panel focusing on the gender non-conforming/non-binary community, clothing swap, self-defense workshop, resource fair, dancing, and a variety show.

June 15, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ford Amphitheatre, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East
Hollywood, CA 90068 United States
$25 – $55

Considering Matthew Shepard

Approaching the eve of the 20th anniversary, acclaimed GRAMMY® winning conductor Craig Hella Johnson and the GRAMMY® winning Conspirare choir will perform this choral drama that seeks to both celebrate his life and explore how we can use a tragedy to discover our common humanity.

June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046 United States
Free

8th Annual “Celebrating All Life and Creation” Pow Wow

Join Red Circle Project of APLA Health for a full day of traditional Native American music, dance, crafts, and food, along with HIV testing and prevention resources.

June 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wilshire Branch Library, 149 N. St. Andrews Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90004 United States

Make a Zine

Did you know zines have long been a medium for LGBT voices? Come express yourself by making an 8-page mini-zine.

June 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Building the Legacy

An evening of live storytelling for the West Hollywood AIDS Monument.

June 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Central Library – Teen’Scape, 630 W 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
Free

Beaded Bracelet

Teens make a beaded bracelet to show your support for LGBT. Rainbow beads supplied.

June 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Celebration Theatre Chuck Rowland Award: Billy Porter

Celebration Theatre presents this year’s Chuck Rowland Award to Billy Porter, along with a reading of his semi-autobiographical play, While I Yet Live. Free, RSVP required at website

June 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

West Hollywood Artists and Icons: “When Bette Met Mae”

The first meeting of West Hollywood resident Bette Davis and screen icon Mae West took place in 1972 at a dinner party on Orlando Avenue. Bette and Mae discussed their careers, loves, families, thoughts on film, successes, men, and each other, revealing a rare and personal glimpse of these strong women. The evening’s conversation was captured on cassette tape and 40 years later that tape provided the audio for a recreation of that evening using actors. Followed by a Q&A…

June 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

New Stages: “Heroic Lives”

Presented with the LA LGBT Center’s Senior Services Department through a grant from the City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division, New Stages takes LGBTQ seniors through a series of workshops culminating in an evening of songs, stories and original writing about the individuals who fought for LGBTQ liberation and whose lives were acts of heroism. Free, RSVP requested at (323) 860-5830 or seniors@lalgbtcenter.org

June 23, 2018 - June 24, 2018
The Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd.
Glendale, CA United States
$20 – $90

The Pink Carpet, the Portrayal of LGBT People in Film

Hollywood has perpetuated gay and lesbian stereotypes, pushed the boundaries of social norms, blurred the lines of gender roles, and created ground-breaking queer films. In GMCLA’s summer concert event, we highlight many of the iconic films that have depicted LGBTQ culture. Saturday 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., Sunday 2:00 p.m.

June 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
San Fernando Library, 217 N. Maclay Ave.
San Fernando, CA 91340 United States
Free

Teen Book Club: Spinning

In celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month, we will be reading Spinning by Tille Walden.

June 23, 2018 @ 10:30 am - June 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Orange County, CA United States
$10 – $60

Orange County LGBT Pride Festival

Orange County LGBT Pride returns with 2018’s “Be You” Festival and the “Blaze Forward” Pride Parade. There will be more than 50 performances. Escape into Bliss and BE YOU Absolutely at Orange County LGBT Pride.   Parade  10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Festival 12:00 noon – 10:00 p.m. Main Stage 12:00 noon – 12:00 midnight Check website for location and tickets.

June 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Drag Queen Story Hour

Join the library for a fun and fabulous Drag Queen Story Hour to celebrate the City of West Hollywood’s One City One Pride. Come enjoy the children’s storytelling and art activity event that has been sweeping the nation. For children of all ages. No registration necessary.

June 23, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
South Park Center, 1139 S. Hill Street, Los Angeles 90015
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
$5

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) Film Festival – June 23rd, 2018

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) spotlights LGBTQ+ cinema and also highlights post production in partnership with the Los Angeles Post Production Group. The night begins with the InFocus: LGBTQ+ shorts program, which features both narrative and nonfiction stories of struggle, triumph and personal relationships.  Next up is a shorts program of films that each exemplify strong elements of post production, in celebration of the Los Angeles Post Production Group’s tenth anniversary. From sound and music to editing, VFX and stop-motion animation post-production, the program represents a wide range…

June 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Plummer Park Community Center, Rooms 1 and 2, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046 United States
Free

ALAP Pride Play Reading Festival

The annual ALAP (Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights) Pride Play Reading Festival features short plays around the theme I Remember: Our Stories, Our Courage, Our Joy.

June 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
South Park Center, 1139 S. Hill Street, Los Angeles 90015
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
$5 – $15

In Focus: LGBTQ Cinema Film Programs

Come celebrate LGBT Cinema with New Filmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA). We will be screening films created by the LGBT Community and/or about LGBT stories. Join NFMLA in spotlighting these amazing films and filmmakers with audience Q&As and open bar.

June 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Leimert Park Village Plaza,, W. 43rd Place between Degnan and Leimert Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90008 United States
153 Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks

153 Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks

153 Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks Leimert Park Village has a long history of being the center of African American arts and culture. On the last Sunday in June, the neighborhood comes together to celebrate the connection to Africa with a grand procession and performance reflective of Diaspora cultures. Come join in the excitement with pre-festival workshops every Saturday that this year emphasize Brazil.  In addition, the day, like every monthly Artwalk on the last Sunday of the month, includes exhibitions,…

June 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046 United States
Free

Summer Sounds: Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles

There will be a free outdoor Summer Sounds concert with the first and only LGBTQ mariachi group in the world. Led by director Carlos Samaniego, Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles also features Natalia Melendez, first transgender female in the history of mariachi. Seating is first come, first served. RSVP requested

June 25, 2018 - June 29, 2018
Plummer Park – Long Hall, 7377 Santa Monica
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Do You: Memoirs of Promethean Sisters

Yozmit will create a wearable art installation as a performance shrine in the Long Hall/Plummer Park, one of the historic LGBTQ places in West Hollywood. It will be an altar/sacred space in remembrance of legendary *Leigh Bowery* a costume designer, performance artist and a club promoter who pioneered performance with an animalistic and postmodern take on drag. Art Installation:  1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

June 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Central Library – Teen’Scape, 630 W 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
Free

Book Club

Join us as we discuss our monthly book selection and celebrate LGBTQ Heritage month.

June 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
$10

Women in Film: “Jewel’s Catch One”

There will be a screening of the documentary Jewel’s Catch One, which chronicles four decades of the oldest Black-owned disco in America and establishes the legacy of businesswoman, activist, and healer, Jewel Thais-Williams. Followed by a panel discussion. Free for Women in Film members/$10 non-members, RSVP required

June 26, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Edendale Branch Library, 2011 W. Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026 United States
Free

Teen Book Discussion

In honor of LGBTQ History/Pride Month, please join us for a teen book discussion. We will be reading the novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli (recently released as the film Love, Simon).

June 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Central Library – Teen’Scape, 630 W 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
Free

Teen Council – Emotion Exercises

Help plan out activities for Teen’Scape. This month we will be working on activities on coming out, respect and power.

June 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Silver Lake Branch Library, 2411 Glendale Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90039 United States
Free

OUTWORDS Project Screening and Discussion

Join us for a screening of a selection of videotaped interviews belonging to the OUTWORDS national archive for LGBTQ history. Founder and director Mason Funk will lead a discussion about the importance of this project in preserving the history and heritage of the LGBTQ community.

June 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Lambda Lit Book Club: Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now, change-averse Simon must find a way to step out of his comfort zone … without… fumbling a shot at happiness with the most confusing, adorable guy he’s never met.

June 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Watts Branch Library, 10205 Compton Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90002 United States
Free

LGBTQ Movie Night – Stonewall

Learn more about LGBTQ history with this movie. Dive into the time and sentiment that led to the Stonewall riots of 1969, equality is a struggle for all.

June 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Will and Ariel Durant Branch Library, 7140 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046 United States
Free

Teens and Kids: Decorate Your Own Rainbow Cookie Bar

Using the LGBT rainbow flag as inspiration, decorate cookie bars with a variety of sprinkles, candies and other toppings. Limited to 20 teens and kids, first-come, first serve.

June 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Memorial Branch Library, 4625 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019 United States
Free

Social Justice Storytime

Join us as we celebrate diversity, recognize struggle, and enact change. Each month will feature stories and activities surrounding social justice issues, such as immigration, Black Lives Matter and gender identity. Recommended for ages 4 through 8, but all are welcome.

June 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lloyd Taber-Marina del Rey Library, 4533 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292 United States
Free

Film: Stonewall Uprising

The film explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided, a Mafia run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. As the streets of New York erupted into violent protests and street demonstrations, the collective anger announced that the gay rights movement had arrived.

June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Nelly Queen: The Life and Times of José Sarria

José Julio Sarria was the first openly gay person to run for political office in the US in 1961. At the unexpected intersections of politics and high camp, this preview of Nelly Queen will reveal an intimate portrait of the Latino civil rights pioneer whose heroic drag has been overlooked as a cornerstone of the LGBTQ rights movement.

June 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Granada Hills Branch Library, 10640 Petit Ave
Granada Hills, CA 91344 United States
Free

Frida Kahlo: Tree of Hope

Using music storytelling, and live reproduction of Frida Kahlo’s paintings, her iconic stature as a bisexual woman and strong feminist will be illuminated.

June 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

TransLife LA PoP Up Film Festival

The first annual one-day film festival features films created by and featuring transgender and gender non-conforming filmmakers, artists, actors, and themes; filmmaking/acting workshops, and an opening reception.

June 30, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Silver Lake Branch Library, 2411 Glendale Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90039 United States
Free

Drag Queen Storytime

Drag Queen Storytime is just what it sounds like: drag queens reading progressive children’s literature to kids of all ages. Drag Queens capture the imagination and play of gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive and unabashedly queer role models.

June 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Gender Fluid Consciousness Raising

Elevate your awareness and expand your thinking about Gender Fluid / Non-binary Identities. THE LAVENDER EFFECT® will create a safe space for diverse Gender Identities and Expression. Open minded individuals of all ages, races, genders, and sexualities are welcome and encouraged to participate. Featured segments from THE LAVENDER EFFECT Gender Fluid Oral History Project will be screened, followed by facilitated group discussions.

July 2018

July 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Edendale Branch Library, 2011 W. Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026 United States
Free

Michelle Tea on Against Memoir

Michelle Tea will discuss her latest book, Against Memoir: Complaints, Confessions & Criticisms. She is the creator of the Sister Spit all-girl open mic, and founded RADAR Productions, a literary nonprofit that oversees queer-centric projects. Currently, she curates Amethyst Editions, a queer imprint of the Feminist Press.

July 9, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Eagle Rock Branch Library, 5027 Caspar Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
Free

Color Me Rainbow: A Crayon Upcycling Event

Inspired by the children’s book Red by Michael Hall about a crayon that is labeled red but colors in blue. This program will explore mixing, melting, and making new and unique crayon colors; giving new life to old and broken crayons using simple household items such as a hair dryer and ice cube trays.

July 12, 2018 - July 22, 2018

Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival

This will be eleven days of world-class films, panels, and parties. Each summer Outfest Los Angeles screens more than 150 feature and short films to an audience of more than 40,000 people. This is the oldest film festival in Los Angeles and is considered the preeminent LGBTQ film festival in the world. Check website for venues, time, and ticket prices.

July 12, 2018 - July 22, 2018
Check website for venues, CA United States
$15

Outfest LA LGBT Film Festival

Outfest LA is the oldest film festival in Los Angeles. This LGBT film festival welcomes 40,000 attendees each year, with programming featuring over 190 domestic and international short and feature films from 34 countries in 5 venues over 11 days—all focusing on the LGBTQ experience. Check website for times and locations of films. Sponsor: HBO, Comcast NBC Universal, Direct TV, Bank of America

July 18, 2018 - July 21, 2018
Ford Amphitheatre, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East
Hollywood, CA 90068 United States

Outfest Under the Stars

Outfest Los Angeles returns to screen four outstanding films at the Ford Theatre – Under the Stars as part of the 2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival.   Check the website for Film titles and ticket price

July 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Los Angeles Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W. 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
Free

LA Made: “Raising Zoey” Screening + Q&A

Film screening followed by Q&A with filmmaker Dante Alencastre and film participants Zoey Luna and her mother, Ofelia. Moderated by Drian Juarez.

August 2018

August 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA United States
$5 – $10

DTLA Proud Festival

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.

May 2019

May 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Hollywood Museum, 1660 N Highland Ave
Hollywood, CA 90028 United States

REEL TO REAL: Portrayals and Perceptions of LGBTQs in Hollywood

With more than 500 artifacts and spanning 100 years, this exciting exhibit is a salute to the LGBTQ community’s contributions to the entertainment industry. It is  an educational, entertaining and, informative retrospective of LGBTQ images in film, TV, and new digital platforms featuring costumes, props, photos, and iconic imagery all telling the story of the milestones and influence that LGBTQ characters and plot lines have had in Hollywood from early stereotypes in silent films to modern-day representations.   Wednesdays –…

May 17, 2019 - September 8, 2019
Long Beach Museum of Art, 2300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90803 United States

Bob Mizer: Vintage Physique

During the span of a nearly 50-year career, American photographer and filmmaker Robert Henry Mizer (b.1922 – d. 1992), universally known as Bob, has been pushing boundaries in both subject matter and medium. Famed for his groundbreaking publication, Physique Pictorial, which launched its first issue in 1951, Mizer’s unique portrayals of male figures are not only instilled with his passion but also reflect and challenge societal notions of masculinity of post-war America.   Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Fridays…

May 17, 2019 - September 8, 2019
Long Beach Museum of Art, 2300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90803 United States

Patrick Angus: Voyeur

This May, the Long Beach Museum of Art presents a large-scale retrospective of the work of American painter Patrick Angus. The expansive exhibition of paintings and works on paper allows intimate insights into the development of Angus’s body of work, revealing a window to his personal life and the New York City gay scene. In 1992, the artist died from complications related to AIDS. Since the first presentation of his work at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany, Angus’s artistic achievements have…

May 18, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Marina Green Park, 450 E Shoreline Drive
Long Beach, CA 90802
$22.10

Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Celebration

This years theme – A Million Moments of Pride, celebrates the 50th anniversary of Stonewall. This is a  two-day LGBTQ+ event with live music, community programming, food, and drinks from local eateries. The Long Beach Pride Festival is inclusive and strives to promote an environment that is free from prejudice and bias.   11:000 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

May 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Long Beach, Pine Ave between 4th and 6th
Long Beach, CA United States
Free

Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Parade

The parade day starts off at 8:00 a.m. with the Shoreline Front Runners Pride Run on Junipero Avenue at Ocean Boulevard. The run will be along the beach path. At 9:30 a.m., join the action at Parade Central, on Ocean Blvd., between Junipero and Cherry. There will be lots of prize giveaways which include free Long Beach Gay Pride Festival tickets, tee shirts, and much more! At 10:30 a.m. the parade kicks off! With fabulous entries, it’s a spectacular street…

May 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Los Angeles, CA United States

DJ Workshop

LGBT culture has played a large role in shaping the art of DJ’s. Learn how to DJ, use professional equipment, and more! These sessions are geared towards teens, but open to all ages 10+. RSVP to sign up. Participation limited to 10 per session.   RSVP at https://forms.gle/JEtKrWDnxkDpCtHx5

May 22, 2019 - June 30, 2019
West Hollywood, Santa Monica Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA United States
Free

Everyone Deserves (A) Love (Poem)

On this 50th anniversary of Stonewall, West Hollywood will transform into a literary salon of love, with a diverse group of queer poets on typewriters helping residents convert their unique love stories into poetry. Anyone may commission and take home a love poem from a testament to the idea that love is love, and every love story is worth a poem.    May 22, 6:30 p.m., at the One City One Pride kickoff June 7, 6:00 p.m., at the Dyke…

May 22, 2019 - June 30, 2019
West Hollywood, Santa Monica Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA United States

One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival

Each year the City of West Hollywood celebrates LGBTQ Pride through art and history, focusing on telling the stories of our community and history. Events take place from Harvey Milk Day (May 22) to June 30. This year the theme is ‘Love is Love.’   Check the website for dates, locations, times, and prices.

May 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

One City One Pride Kickoff & Harvey Milk Day Celebration: “Dear Harvey” Reading

Join the City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division for the official kick-off of One City One Pride and the City’s official Harvey Milk Day celebration featuring a free staged reading of Patricia Loughrey’s “Dear Harvey.” The play is produced and directed by Michael Shepperd of Celebration Theatre, LA’s oldest LGBTQ theatre founded in 1982. Extensively researched, this documentary-style ensemble play recounts the life and lasting impact of groundbreaking activist and politician Harvey Milk, as told by the people who knew…

May 24, 2019 - October 11, 2019
West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Where Love is Illegal

Being LGBTQ is still illegal in 70 countries, and our communities face discrimination, persecution, and violence around the world. Award-winning photographer Robin Hammond’s Where Love is Illegal project has documented the stories and images of many individuals from these countries. Robin Hammond has dedicated his career to documenting human rights and development issues through long-term photographic projects. He has won numerous awards for his work, including four Amnesty International Awards and several other prestigious prizes.

May 25, 2019 - May 26, 2019
Renberg Theatre The Village at Ed Gould Plaza LA LGBT Center, 1125 N. McCadden Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
Free

“I Do,” New Stages LGBTQ Seniors Theatre Project

An evening of stories and music with LGBTQ seniors celebrating gay marriage and relationships. This musical is developed through a workshop process and incorporates the real-life stories of the participants under the guidance of teaching artists.   Saturday 7:00 p.m., Sunday 2:00 p.m. Free, RSVP required

May 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Lambda Literary Book Club

Join inaugural West Hollywood City Poet Laureate Steven Reigns and the West Hollywood Library in discussing “Into?” by North Morgan.

May 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

WeHo Reads: Lambda Literary Award Finalists Reading

Join Lambda Literary and the City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division for readings from the Southern California finalists for the 31st Annual Lammy Awards. Readers include Kazim Ali, Genevieve Hudson, Steve MacIsaac, Tommy Pico, and Mark Russell.   Free – RSVP Eventbrite

May 30, 2019 - June 23, 2019
Greenway Court Theatre, 544 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Herland

A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere about coming of age and coming out. After graduating from high school, Natalie gets a summer internship working for Jean, her elderly neighbor, on a special project: creating a DIY retirement home for Jean and her two best friends. She helps them set up shop inside Jean’s garage, the former home of Jean’s ex-husband’s Bruce Springsteen cover band, and plan for the next chapter of their lives together. HERLAND is a queer…

May 31, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dodger Stadium, 1000 Vin Scully Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
34 – 110

LGBT Night at the LA Dodgers

Join LA Pride for a home-run evening at the 7th Annual LGBT Night at Dodger Stadium. There is special event package includes a ticket to the game plus an exclusive rainbow-themed duffle bag. Come as early as 5:30 p.m. to attend the LA Pride kickoff pre-game party at the Right Field Plaza Bar (until thrown at 7:10 p.m.) and be sure to stay until the bottom of the 9th to watch – courtesy of Denny’s – accompanied by a special…

May 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Bicycle Kitchen, 4429 Fountain Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90029 United States

Best Ride: Los Angeles Pedal.Pulse.Pride Ride

Join People for Mobility Justice for the second Pedal.Pulse.Pride Ride. This is a commemorative unity ride that will kick off Pride Month and celebrate those we lost at Pulse Orlando on June 12, 2016 and our local loved ones. Join us to uplift the milestones, stories, landmarks, and resources that are creating a more inclusive Los Angeles.   Free, Register Eventbrite

June 2019

June 1, 2019 - June 14, 2019
Plummer Park – Long Hall, 7377 Santa Monica
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Between the Seam and the Skin exhibition

Trans artist Pilar Gallego has created a series of new artworks that interrogate the codification of bodies through clothing using vintage men’s button-down shirts from the 1950s and 60s—garments they long to wear but, according to the artist, never quite fit. “…what I am seeing in these dissections, is the same thing I did to my body when I underwent gender confirmation surgery when I opened up my own body in order to create something new. It’s through my transformation…

June 1, 2019 - July 13, 2019
ace/121 gallery, 121 N. Kenwood St.
Glendale, CA 91206 United States

glendaleOut

glendaleOUT is a multi-venue LGBTQIA-based event in collaboration with local chapters of Gay Straight Alliance in the Glendale Unified School District. glendaleOUT is about continuing the queer narrative in Glendale with more voices, more generations, and a broader community reach. It utilizes the process of “coming out” as a means of claiming public space as ourselves in Glendale.   Tuesday – Thursday and Saturday 1:00 -4:00 p.m.

June 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019
Santa Monica, 2424 Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90405 United States
Free

SaMo Pride “Miles of Pride” Celebration

For the month of June, The Pier, Santa Monica Place, Third-Street Promenade, and surrounding businesses will celebrate Pride month with an incredible light installation that spans miles of city streets and lights up the sky with a rainbow of colors. The installation, dubbed “Miles of Pride” will serve as a backdrop for a full calendar of events that bring together community, families, and supporters from around the world. With a focus on family-friendly art, events and community connection, City partners…

June 1, 2019 - June 2, 2019
Fiesta Hall, Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046 United States
$5 – $25

Metropolitan Master Chorale presents Considering Matthew Shepard, an oratorio

Matthew Shepard’s story is one that resonates today and the music will leave an indelible mark on your heart. While the story could be viewed through the lens of hatred, misunderstanding, and divisiveness, this oratorio shimmers with the spirit of inclusiveness as it explores the light and darkness, loss, and grace we all hold in common.     Saturday 7:00 p.m. Sunday 2:00 p.m.

June 1, 2019 - June 14, 2019
Plummer Park – Long Hall, 7377 Santa Monica
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Between the Seam and the Skin exhibition

Trans artist Pilar Gallego has created a series of new artworks that interrogate the codification of bodies through clothing using vintage men’s button-down shirts from the 1950s and 60s—garments they long to wear but, according to the artist, never quite fit. “…what I am seeing in these dissections, is the same thing I did to my body when I underwent gender confirmation surgery when I opened up my own body in order to create something new. It’s through my transformation…

June 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Lifeguard Tower at Brooks Ave., North of the Skate Park at the end of Brooks Ave.
Venice, CA 90291 United States
Free

Big Beach Cleanup

Join Heal the Bay and Venice Pride for one BIG beach cleanup. Fabulous prizes will be awarded for the most trash collected, best drag queen, and more. Gay, lesbian, bi, transgender, straight – all are welcome.  All participants must register and sign a mandatory waiver.

June 1, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Silver Lake Branch Library, 2411 Glendale Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90039 United States
Free

Screening of “The Other Side: A Queer History’s Last Call”

Join us for a free screening of the documentary, The Other Side: a Queer History’s Last Call which tells the story of a now-closed piano bar in Silver Lake.  Playing a vital part in the history of the gay rights movement, the Silver Lake neighborhood was once the home of many famous and infamous LGBT night clubs.

June 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Venice Sign, North Venice at the Venice Sign
Venice, CA 90291 United States
Free

Venice Pride Sign Lighting and Block Party

Join us as we celebrate the Renaissance sweeping the Westside at the Venice Pride Sign Lighting and Block Party. Our DJ will get you dancin’ in the street. Whether you come to dance, to eat, or simply to celebrate who you are, remember not to miss our magical sign lighting ceremony starting at 8:30 p.m. featuring a surprise performance from a Grammy-winning music legend.

June 1, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 am
The Birdcage, 2640 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
$10

Gaywatch – Venice Pride After Party

Join us for Gaywatch an Official Venice Pride After Party at The Victorian, The Birdcage, and Basement Tavern following the Venice Pride Sign Lighting and Block Party. This year Gaywatch is taking over the entire venue from top to bottom. This is the Venice Pride party for dancers.    

June 1, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 am
Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608 United States
$99 – $179

LA Pride Night at Universal Studios Hollywood

For the third year in a row, LA Pride and Universal Studios Hollywood are teaming up to give the LGBTQ+ and ally communities an unforgettable, Pride-filled experience. Whether you want to go behind the scenes on the world-famous Studio Tour or enjoy the coolest rides and attractions- like Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, AMC’s “The Walking Dead Attraction,” or The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Universal Studios Hollywood is where you can do it all.

June 2, 2019 - September 8, 2019
Craft Contemporary, 5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

On the Inside

On The Inside is a group show of LGBTQ+ artists who are currently incarcerated. The art is made from basic materials the prisoners have access to behind bars: mostly letter-sized paper, dull pencils, ball-point pen ink tubes (the hard shell is deemed too dangerous), and unlikely innovations such as using an asthma inhaler with Kool-Aid to create an air brushed painting.   Tuesdays – Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. First Thursdays…

June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fiesta Hall, Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046 United States
$20 – $25

The Metropolitan Master Chorale Performs Considering Matthew Shepard at Fiesta Hall in Plummer Park, West Hollywood

Fiesta Hall in Plummer Park will be filled with the enthralling music of Craig Hella Johnson’s Considering Matthew Shepard performed by the Metropolitan Master Chorale. In October of 1998, Matthew Shepard, a young gay student at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, was kidnapped, severely beaten, tied to a fence and left to die in a lonely field under a blanket of stars. Five days later, when Matt passed away, the world was watching. And it continues to watch and…

June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Los Angeles Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W. 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
Free

LA Made – Mitzi Manna: Yiddish Drag Queen

Mitzi Manna, international star of the Yiddish stage, has appeared in basements everywhere from Berlin and Bucharest to the Bronx and back. She is thrilled to at last be telling her cabaret-style tale for Tinseltown in English and Yiddish (with supertitles). Mitzi Manna will leave you wanting more. Or less. More or less.

June 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Congregation Kol Ami, 1200 N. La Brea Ave.
West Hollywood, CA 90038 United States
Free

Vox Femina and Trans Chorus LA: Hearts of Courage

LA’s premier women’s choir, VOX Femina, in collaboration with Trans Chorus LA, present a preview of their upcoming concert, Hearts of Courage, a celebration of Pride and the LGBTQ community, and tribute to the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall.   Free, RSVP at eventbrite.com/e/hearts-of-courage-weho-tickets-52384382097

June 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Palihouse, 8465 Holloway Drive
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
$25

FEM(ME) Fueling the Female Force Within

FEM(ME) is a celebration of the female force within each and every one of us, regardless of gender or how we identify. Everyone is welcome to join in this event, filled with special guests, live performances and DJ’s, a documentary screening, and a comedy show. We’ll also announce the winner of the LA Pride “Women Who Lead” award.

June 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pacoima Branch Library, 13605 Van Nuys Blvd.
Pacoima, CA 91331 United States
Free

Be an LGBTQ Ally

Learn about the experience of LGBTQ youth and activism, as well as how to be an ally. LifeWorks works with communities to establish a healthy environment for LGBTQ+ youth to stay resilient, exhibit self-worth, and exemplify quality advocacy and leadership for their peers and community.

June 6, 2019 - June 9, 2019
Leica Gallery, 8783 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048 United States

Photo19: A Photo Exhibition to Benefit Stories: The AIDS Monument

Join the Foundation for The AIDS Monument for a benefit photo exhibition including leading photographers Antonio Lopez, Melanie Pullen, Herb Ritts, and Firooz Zahedi. Proceeds of the auction will benefit STORIES: The AIDS Monument (which will be installed in West Hollywood Park in the coming years.)   6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Opening night event tickets ($150-$200). Free to attend June 7-9. Free closing party on June 9

June 6, 2019 - June 9, 2019
West Hollywood, Santa Monica Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA United States

Outsports 20th Anniversary Celebration Party

Outsports Pride 2019, is a celebration of the courage of LGBTQ people in sports across the generations. The event is designed to honor and thank the many athletes, coaches, executives and members of the media who have helped make Outsports a cornerstone of the LGBTQ sports movement. Various voices and faces of LGBTQ people in sports will be highlighted at the event.   Check weblink below for locations, times and cost of events.

June 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Craft Contemporary, 5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

CraftNight: Sign Painting Workshop with Art Division

Inspired by our current exhibition, On the Inside, Craft Contemporary  Art Division leads a unique sign painting workshop. Participants will learn basic hand-lettering techniques and will be encouraged to use paint and text to express their messages of love, empowerment, or political unrest.   $12, Free for members, RSVP at rsvp@cafam.org

June 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - June 8, 2019 @ 12:00 am
West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048 United States
Free

LA Pride Festival Opening Ceremony

The evening will include an official opening ceremony with a welcome from a diverse mix of community leaders, spiritual leaders, and other advocates for the LGBTQ+ community.  Non-stop entertainment includes a Weho Vogue Ball and Drag Show, music from local DJs, live performances, dancing, and special surprise guests. And…a special 60-minute concert by the one and only, Paula Abdul.

June 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sal Guariello Veterans Memorial Park, 8447 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Dyke March

This City of West Hollywood event features speakers, entertainment, and a march/rally which marks the start of LA Pride weekend. Pop-ups include a protest sign-making workshop by JP (all supplies included) and the One City One Pride interactive poetry pop-up Everyone Deserves (A) Love (Poem).

June 8, 2019 - July 28, 2019
Israeli Art In Los Angeles, 5042 Ladd Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90032 United States
Free

Standing Out – An Exhibition of Portrait Paintings by Dror Yisrael Hemed

Dror Yisrael Hemed is known for his luscious and magnetic portrait paintings, that are based on men and women he has personal relations with, alongside snap photographs he takes in the public spaces, transforming them into intimate and vivid representations of enigmatic and subtle beauty.   Check times online The exhibition is open to the public until Sunday, July 28th (by appointment). RSVP to the opening reception is required

June 8, 2019 - June 9, 2019
Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA United States
Free

LA Pride Festival – Pride on the Boulevard

For the first time, the LA Pride Festival is expanding onto Santa Monica Boulevard with Pride on the Boulevard, a free block party allowing guests to gather and watch local performers on both Saturday and Sunday. The block party will be free to attend — a great way to unite and celebrate together. Please drop by the One City One Pride booth to experience our 2 Queer Poetry Pop-Ups.   Santa Monica Blvd. between San Vicente and Robertson Blvd. Saturday…

June 8, 2019 - June 9, 2019
West Hollywood Park, 647 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90048 United States
$15 – $50

LA Pride Festival

GRAMMY® Award-winning global superstar Meghan Trainor and British electronic pop trio Years & Years will headline joined by GRAMMY® Award winner Ashanti, plus Amara La Negra, Dej Loaf, Greyson Chance, MNEK, Pablo Vittar, and Ah-Mer-Ah-Su with more to be announced. Regardless of genre, this year’s performers will come together on the Festival’s two main stages to embrace this year’s theme, #JUSTUNITE.   Saturday and Sunday 12:00 noon – 1:00 a.m.

June 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fairfax High School, 7850 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046 United States
Free

AIDS/LifeCycle Finish Line Festival

Cheer on the thousands of cyclists and volunteer “roadies” as they cross the finish line, marking the completion of their seven-day, 545-mile journey from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS.

June 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd.
Woodland Hills, CA 91367 United States
Free

LGBTQIA Los Angeles, 1944-1989: A History in Images from the Los Angeles Public Library Herald Examiner Photo Collection

Platt Senior Librarian David Hagopian will present LGBTQ+ history in Los Angeles as seen through the photos in the Library’s expansive Photo Collection, LAPL’s online database, and accompanying articles. Most of the photos are from the Herald-Examiner collection.

June 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Blvd.
Woodland Hills, CA 91367 United States
Free

LGBTQIA Los Angeles, 1944-1989: A History in Images from the Los Angeles Public Library Herald Examiner Photo Collection

Platt Senior Librarian David Hagopian will present LGBTQ+ history in Los Angeles as seen through the photos in the Library’s expansive Photo Collection, LAPL’s online database, and accompanying articles. Most of the photos are from the Herald-Examiner collection.

June 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Colburn School, Herbert Zipper Concert Hall, 200 South Grand Ave.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States
$32 – $40

Hearts of Courage

Celebrating Pride, VOX pays tribute to the LGBTQ community, standing together to devote ourselves to create new pathways for a bright future. Hearts of Courage is a celebration of Pride and the LGBTQ community, and a tribute to the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall.

June 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
West Los Angeles Farmers Market, West LA Library Booth, 11360 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025 United States
Free

LGBTQIA Heritage Month Kick off Celebration – String Quartet Performance at the Library Booth, West LA Farmers Market

We reach out to our community to share the joy of celebrating diversity and kicking off our LGBTQIA Heritage Month and our Summer Reading Challenge at the West LA Farmers Market. We will start our day by the UCLA Gluck String Quartet Performance and will continue it with a lot of fun family activities at our library booth.

June 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA United States
Free

LA Pride Parade

The LA Pride Parade is the oldest pride parade in the world and has been taking place in West Hollywood since before Cityhood. Takes place on Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood (between Fairfax and Doheny).

June 10, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Moss Theater New Roads School, 3131 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404 United States
$27

An Evening with Eve Ensler

From Eve Ensler, author of one of the most influential works of the 20th century –”The Vagina Monologues” – and named one of Newsweek‘s “150 Women Who Changed the World,” comes a powerful, life-changing examination of abuse and atonement. Ensler, a survivor of incest, never got the apology she wanted from her father, so in an attempt to explain the inexplicable, she wrote one to herself as him. Remarkable and original, “The Apology” is an acutely transformational look at how,…

June 11, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Edendale Branch Library, 2011 W. Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026 United States
Free

Rainbow Friendship Bracelets

In honor of LGBTQIA Pride Month, teens are invited to learn the history of the rainbow flag as a symbol of pride and create their own rainbow friendship bracelet.

June 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Los Angeles City Hall Council Chamber, 200 N Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

2019 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Heritage Month Opening Ceremony

Join Mayor Eric Garcetti; City Controller Ron Galperin; City Attorney Mike Feuer; Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr.; Council Members Mitch O’Farrell and Mike Bonin and the Los Angeles City Council; the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA); and the 2019 LGBT Heritage Month Committee to officially commemorate and celebrate the opening of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Heritage Month in the City of Los Angeles.     At this presentation in City Hall’s Council Chamber, DCA’s 2019 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and…

June 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Rainbow Key Awards

The 2019 Rainbow Key Awards marks the 26th year the City of West Hollywood has honored those people and groups who have made outstanding contributions to the gay and lesbian communities.

June 14, 2019 - June 15, 2019
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza – Los Angeles LGBT Center, 1125 N. McCadden Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
Free

Trans Pride L.A.

Attend one of the nation’s oldest and largest trans celebrations. The event includes free workshops, an art exhibit, resource fair, and performances.   Check online for times  

June 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Little Tokyo Branch Library, 203 S. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

Fast Friday Film Special-LGBTQ Film Showing “Boy Erased”

The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.

June 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, 3650 Martin Luther King, Blvd. Jr.
Los Angeles, CA 90008 United States
Free

Our Pride South LA

This event will feature our LGBTQ+ communities of color in South LA. We will have a resource fair and community festival, with food trucks, live music, and special surprise guests.

June 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
West Los Angeles Regional Library, 11360 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025 United States
Free

Sew a Flag: Rainbow or Red White Blue

Please Join us and learn to sew a flag to celebrate the LGBTQIA Heritage Month, the National Flag Day and, the National Sewing Machine Day. Sewing machines, materials, and instructions will be provided. Just sew and have fun.

June 15, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Ascot Branch – Los Angeles Public Library, 120 W Florence
Los Angeles, CA 90003 United States
Free

Bohemian Rhapsody

Join us for the movie, Bohemian Rhapsody, a film shown in celebration of LGBQTIA Heritage Month.

June 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Lesbian Speaker Series: Tea Time with Stephanie Miller and Beth Lapides

The City of West Hollywood’s Lesbian Speakers Series presents tea time with Stephanie Miller (political commentator, comedian, and host of an eponymous talk radio show) and Beth Lapides (entertainer, writer, comedian, and founder of Un-Cabaret).   Free, RSVP at stephanieandbeth.eventbrite.com

June 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Plummer Park Community Center, Rooms 1 and 2, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046 United States

ALAP Pride Playreading Festival

For the 11th year in a row, the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights (ALAP) has commissioned new LGBTQ plays to present during Pride month with funding from the City of West Hollywood. This program features rehearsed readings of new LGBTQ short plays.

June 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Celebration Theatre/Chuck Rowland Award

Celebration Theatre, LA’s oldest LGBTQ theatre, presents this year’s Chuck Rowland Award to a special playwright to be announced.

June 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Central Library – Teen’Scape, 630 W 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
Free

Taste the Rainbow

Let’s celebrate LGBTQ Month by constructing rainbow treats while perusing non-fiction books on the topic. For ages 12 to 19.

June 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States

OUT Under the Stars: Hairspray

This unforgettable summer outdoor film series will feature amazing foods and drinks from vendors, DJ, celebrity guest appearances, and more! Arrive early to relax and picnic before watching a special screening of Hairspray (2007). It’s 1962, and change is in the air in Baltimore. Tracy Turnblad, a girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion—to dance.   $20 – $150, RSVP at eventbrite.com/e/hairspray-2007-tickets-58872991703

June 22, 2019 - June 28, 2019
Gallery 825, 825 N. La Cienaga Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

LAAA’s 12th Annual “Out There” Exhibit

A one-week long juried art exhibition called Out There celebrates West Hollywood’s commitment to the LGBTQ communities at Los Angeles Art Association’s Gallery .

June 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Drag Queen Story Hour

Join the City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division and the LA County Library for Drag Queen Story Hour. For children of all ages.

June 22, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Yost Theatre, 307 N Spurgeon St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701 United States

Orange County LGBT Pride Parade and Festival

Orange County LGBT Pride returns with 2019’s “STAND UP, STAND OUT” Festival and the Blaze Forward Pride Parade. There will be more than 50 performances, a parade, and entertainment on the Youst Stage.  Escape into bliss and STAND UP, STAND OUT at Orange County LGBT Pride.   Parade 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Festival 12:00 noon – 10:00 p.m. Yost Theatre Entertainment 6:00 – 11:00 p.m.   Parade and Festival Free Yost Theatre $30 – $125

June 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Craft Contemporary, 5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

On Protest: Alternative Modes of Protest

When we think of protest many envision signs, chants, and marching. But protest can also be a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something. Hear about craftivism from renowned British author and craftivist Sarah Corbett and other guests in conversation with Tatiana von Furstenberg. Creativity can be a powerful voice of protest.   Free with RSVP at rsvp@cafam.org

June 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Los Angeles Farmers Market, West LA Library Booth, 11360 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025 United States
Free

Homemade Sodas and Kombucha

Learn how to make and care for your own kombucha culture in this workshop taught by food preservationist Brie Wakeland. Additionally, you will learn other methods and recipes for various natural drinks, such as root beer, shrubs, kefir, jun, and more. Samples will be available for tasting.

June 22, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Granada Hills Branch Library, 10640 Petit Ave
Granada Hills, CA 91344 United States

Rainbow Bookmaking Workshop

Artist-in-Residence Debra Disman will instruct patrons in how to make a rainbow book in celebration of LGBTQ Heritage Month. Everyone is welcome to attend this culmination event where everyone who attended a previous bookmaking program can share their creations. Refreshments will be served.

June 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Van Nuys City Hall, 14410 Sylvan St.
Van Nuys, CA 91401 United States
Free

Valley Pride

Presented by Los Angeles Councilwoman Nury Martinez, Valley Pride will celebrate family love and acceptance of the LGBTQIA+ community in the San Fernando Valley. Enjoy live music, food trucks, interactive art and resources to help support the LGBTQIA+ community and their loved ones.

June 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Van Nuys Civic Center, 14410 Sylvan Street
Van Nuys, CA 91401 United States

Valley Pride 2019 – One Valley, One Love

Presented by Los Angeles Councilwoman Nury Martinez, Valley Pride will celebrate family love and acceptance of the LGBTQIA+ community in the San Fernando Valley. Enjoy live music, food trucks, interactive art and resources to help support the LGBTQIA+ community and their loved ones. Live screen printing by HIT+RUN and performances by San Cha, Irka Mateo and more. Van Nuys Civic Center 14410 Sylvan St, Van Nuys, CA 9140   Learn more at www.valleypride2019.com

June 25, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Watts Branch Library, 10205 Compton Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90002 United States

Drag Queen Story Hour

Drag Queen Story Hour is exactly what it sounds like: drag queens reading progressive children’s literature to kids of all ages. Drag Queens bring humor, play, glamour, and fantasy – all qualities that delight children and entertain adults as well. Simple, glittery crafts are provided, and post-storytime photos with the Queen are encouraged!

June 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
West Hollywood Library, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Lambda Literary Book Club

Join inaugural West Hollywood City Poet Laureate Steven Reigns and the West Hollywood Library in discussing “Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls,” a lesbian memoir by T. Kira Madden.

June 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Edendale Branch Library, 2011 W. Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026 United States
Free

Rainbow Storytime for Toddlers

Kids age 4 and under are invited to a special Rainbow Storytime in celebration of LGBT Heritage Month. Two sessions of stories, songs and rhymes are offered at 10 and 10:45 a.m. with two sessions of playtime at 10:30 and10:45 a.m.

June 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Central Library – Teen’Scape, 630 W 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

LGBTQIA+ Book Tasting

Join us as we celebrate LGBTQIA+ Heritage Month and hold a tasting of fiction books. Come share your favorite books. For ages 12 to 19.

June 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Woodland Hills Branch Library, 22200 Ventura Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 91364 United States
Free

LGBTQIA in Los Angeles: 1944-1989

Los Angeles Public Library librarians, Anne Olivier, and David Hagopian present a media perspective of Los Angeles LGBT life as seen through images from the Herald Examiner photo archives, part of the Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection. Through the use of historic photos and articles, we explore how the Los Angeles Herald and Herald-Examiner covered stories about LGBT Angelenos and portrayed them in the newspaper over the years, and how that coverage evolved along with LGBT community organization and…

June 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States

“LA: A Queer History” screening

Join us for a screening of the nearly complete documentary film showcasing the LGBTQ history of Los Angeles by Gregorio Davila.

June 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Staples Center, 1111 S Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, 90015 United States
$27 – $275

Sparks Celebrates Pride Month in June

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) is celebrating inclusion and equality during LGBT Pride Month. Join in on the celebration using #WNBAPride. The WNBA is thrilled to unite with our players, teams, partners, and fans during Pride Month to amplify shared values of equality, inclusion, and respect. Honoring the WNBA’s diverse community is always a highlight of our season.

June 28, 2019
Roosterfish, 1302 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291 United States
Free

Rainbow Crosswalk Unveiling

This event will feature speeches from Supervisor Shiela Kuehl and Councilmember Mike Bonin about the history of Venice as a place of inclusion, acceptance- centering the LGBTQ+ community’s presence and contributions.   Time TBD For more information please call 213.473.7011

June 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Bridge Gallery Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N. Spring St., 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Free

City of Los Angeles, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Heritage Month: Pride Flag Progress ~ Rebooting and Redefining

One of the original Pride flags flew with the colors of the rainbow, symbolizing the entire spectrum of a hopeful community while recognizing important individual aspects like: Spirit, Serenity, Art, Nature, Sunlight, Healing, Life, and Sexuality. Flags since then added other colors and changed configurations and designs – to be more representative and inclusive of more individuals and people self-identifying in different ways. Come experience an educational exhibition at City Hall celebrating the original flags and the additional variations created since…

June 29, 2019 - June 30, 2019
Plummer Park – Long Hall, 7377 Santa Monica
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

Do You: Hathorian Hymns

A multi-media, site-specific performance art project incorporating Electronic/Acoustic World Music, Live Singing and Video Art, with the taste of immersive Performance-Theater and Cabaret from transgender Korean artist Yozmit. Saturday and Sunday 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

June 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Los Angeles Central Library – Meeting Room B, 630 W. 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
Free

Liberace 100! Celebrating a Century of Fabulous

Come celebrate Liberace’s 100th with the Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection! Our program will include a special guest speaker, crafts, cake rare photos from our archive, slide shows and of course his music. From juke joints to Radio City Music Radio Hall, Liberace always brought artistry and spectacle to his live performances earning himself the well-deserved moniker “Mr. Showmanship”. We will also explore Liberace’s connection to Los Angeles from his many homes all over our city to being the…

June 29, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Northridge Branch – Los Angeles Public Library, 9051 Darby Ace
Northridge, CA 91325 United States
Free

Film Screening: MILK

Join us as we screen a biopic of murdered San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, a human-rights activist and the first open gay man elected to major public office when he won a seat on the Board of Supervisors in 1977. MILK stars Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, James Franco, and Diego Luna.

June 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plummer Park Community Center, Rooms 1 and 2, 7377 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046 United States
Free

ALAP Pride Playreading Festival

For the 11th year in a row, the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights has commissioned new LGBTQ plays to present during Pride month with funding from the City of West Hollywood. This program features a rehearsed reading of a new LGBTQ full-length play.

June 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
South Park Center, 1139 S. Hill Street, Los Angeles 90015
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
$10 – $15

In Focus: LGBTQ Cinema Film Programs

Come celebrate LGBT Cinema with New Filmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA). We will be screening films created by the LGBT Community and/or about LGBT stories. Join NFMLA in spotlighting these amazing films and filmmakers with audience Q&As and open bar.

June 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 9, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on June 30, 2019 at 8:00 am

West Hollywood, Santa Monica Blvd. and La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA United States
Free

Let Love Flourish: Queer Poetry Pop-up

The Poetry Pop-up is a spoken word celebration of historic LGTBQ poets. Performance artist Jason Jenn brings their passionate words to spirited life for the public to enjoy in the streets of West Hollywood in special appearances throughout the 40-day One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival. The presentations employ elaborately styled costumes and various theatrical techniques while illuminating audiences about the authors’ lives and their historical conditions.   May 22, 6:30 p.m., at the One City One Pride kickoff…

June 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Los Angeles Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W. 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
Free

LA Made: Felice Picano: Coming to Hollywood – 1935-2000

For decades, hopeful LGBT actors, writers, and stage directors came West to make it big. Openly gay author Felice Picano did too and was befriended by many. He presents their anecdotes, vintage photos, and excerpts from his own Hollywood novel to show how some found success against the odds and why they became icons of the film world. 

June 30, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

One City One Pride Day of Art – Crush: First Love, New Talent

Join the launch of Crush: First Love, New Talent, an LGBTQ comic anthology about first (queer) love from Prism Comics presented as part of WeHo Reads. There will be readings from the book and a book-signing.   Free, RSVP requested at weho.org/pride

June 30, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

One City One Pride Day of Art – QueerWise

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

June 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

One City One Pride Day of Art – Where Love is Illegal

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.

June 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Hollywood City Council Chambers, 625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States
Free

One City One Pride Day of Art “¡Gaytino! Made in America”

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

July 2019

July 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Will Rogers State Beach, Will Rogers State Beach, Tower 8; 15700 Pacific Coast Hwy (Corner of PCH & Temescal Canyon)
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 United States

LA Black Pride Presents – Beach Party

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

July 18, 2019 - July 28, 2019
CA United States

Outfest

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

August 2019

August 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Craft Contemporary, 5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Printmaking: A Craft Contemporary Family Workshop

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

August 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
Varies

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles’s 40th Anniversary Concert

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.

August 23, 2019 - August 25, 2019
Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA United States
$5

DTLA Proud

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…

October 2019

October 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members

Indigenous Pride L.A.

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…

May 2020

May 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Dim Sum Dialogues: Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 Racism in the Creative Community

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…

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