Happy Hour to #RaisetheBar, again!

Date: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Collective Action for Safe Spaces
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Join CASS on June 8th at Colony Club in Park View/Petworth as part of #DoMore24 to help raise money to launch the Safe Bar Collective. 10% of sales will go to CASS, and it'll be happy hour the whole time.

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Pass the Street Harassment Prevention Act

Date: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by CASS
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Join Collective Action for Safe Spaces and our community partners to tell DC City Council to #PassSHPA! They will hold a hearing on the Street Harassment Prevention Act on July 12th, and they need your help to pack the hearing room. Stay tuned for a testimony prep session with the Washington Peace Center, too!

Masculine of Center Conference

Date: 
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Masculine of center conference
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A weekend to unbox the issues that concern the multi-faceted LBT community! Butch, Stud, Boi, Androgynous, No Label -- all a community. Celebrate and discuss what is important! This is an all-inclusive event where all allies are welcome to attend in a show of solidarity.

Queerview Mirror: A Celebration of Queer Artists Through Time

Date: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Camp Variety Cabaret
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The arts carry the stories of human history - but what becomes of queer stories left to fall into forgotten idiom? Through comedic, poignant, transformational and heartbreaking performances, we celebrate the stories of queer artists throughout time and across continents. We welcome you to join us to celebrate the queer lives of artistic icons, past and present.

Hosted By: Dr. Torcher- The Art History Professor

Power of Choice Gala Celebration & Awards Presentation

Date: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia
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Join NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia and special guests Governor Terry McAuliffe, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, and Attorney General Mark Herring on May 23 in Arlington!

Get your tickets to celebrate our 15th anniversary and support our work to elect strong pro-choice candidates in this critical election year! http://bit.ly/PowerofChoiceVA

34th Annual Capital Pride Interfaith Service

Date: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Center Faith
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The annual Capital Pride Interfaith Service is an “integrated service” respectfully demonstrating the breadth, depth, and sincerity of our faith, exposing the lie that anti-gay fundamentalists have a monopoly on faith and religion. Our community expresses its religious faiths in a myriad of ways, each sacred and revered with years of tradition.

National Pride Shabbat

Date: 
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 6:15pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Bet Mishpachah
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On Erev Pride (the night before the Capital Pride Parade), Rabbi Shira Stutman of Sixth & I, Bet Mishpachah's Rabbi Laurie Green, and members of GLOE - GLBTQ Outreach & Engagement at the Edlavitch DCJCC lead an inclusive service celebrating the diversity of our community. Celebrate Pride with the entire Jewish community—LGBTQAI and friends and allies.

No Justice No Pride - DC Day Of Action

QT Festival of Resistance

Date: 
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Resist This
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Join up for a Queer+Trans Festival June 10th!

This free festival will provide food, entertainment, as well as opportunities to connect with local LGBTQ+ groups. Folks are coming together to celebrate identities, communities, and a shared history of resistance.

ACT 25th Anniversary LGBTQ Theater Showcase for DC Black Pride

Date: 
Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 11:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

African-American Collective Theater (ACT) presents its 25th Anniversary LGBTQ Theater Showcase in observance of DC Black Pride Weekend!

ACT@25!

"Looking Back, Then Moving Forward"

A day-long festival of short LGBTQ-themed plays, presented in "Readers Theater" style over three separate,completely different , programs.

3-5 pm
6-8 pm
9-11 pm

Tickets and more detailed Info online, at:

www.a-act.org

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Union On The Hill: Faith Leaders Standing Up For LGBTQ Rights

Date: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Union Theological Seminary
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Union Theological Seminary cordially invites you to join up for a special DC event, titled "Faith Leaders Standing Up for LGBTQ Rights in a Time of Uncertainty," as they honor International Day Against Homophobia. They are pleased to announce that United States Senator Chris Coons (DE), who holds a Master of Divinity, will join them for this special event.

Cafecito con Poderosxs: Mamas Day Celebration

Date: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by NLIRH VA Latina Advocacy Network - VA LAN

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Join up as VA LAN celebrates young parents, single parents, new parents, chosen families, and other families during this monthly cafecito. All are welcome to this family friendly, bilingual space.

Únase con nosotros para celebrar las madres jovenesolteras, nuevos padres, familias solicitadas y otras familias durante nuestro cafecito mensual. Todos son bienvenidos a este evento que sera familiar amigable y bilingüe.

2017 Capital Trans Pride Day

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Capital Trans Pride



The 2017 Capital Trans Pride Day, on Saturday, May 20, at Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St NW, from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, will draw together members of the Transgender community, allies, colleagues, family, and friends for a day of celebration, workshops, and panel discussions on a variety of issues important to the Trans community.

Bystanders Who Won’t Stand By: Bystander Intervention Training

Date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by Defend Yourself
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— Are you concerned for those who face hate speech and violence?
— Are you unsure how you to respond if you witness verbal or physical hate?

ASL Queer Night

Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Biergarten Haus
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Come out and celebrate LGBTQ+ Graduates!

Biergarten Haus has great Premium German imported beer, Rail Liquor, and Wine. Have a shotski with three other friends if you dare! Folks will be taking pictures throughout the night to capture memorable moments!

Biergarten Haus is accessible by DC Street Car if you get off at 13th Street. For any questions email, aslqueernight@gmail.com.aus

Queer Girl Movie Night: May Edition

Date: 
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 7:30pm to 11:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Queer Girl Movie Night
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Organizers are excited to be presenting a special edition of QGMN this May, featuring a documentary by local artist, Alexandra Dietz . Her film chronicles the journey of her partner, Hannah Sheridan, as she returns to her Native-American community following the death of her father.

Link to trailer: https://vimeo.com/201145238

Circle of Love and Support (COLAS)

Date: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by COLAS
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A grief support group – healing space for survivors (moms, dads and persons in general) who has lost a child or loved one to police brutality and/or gun violence and anyone who is dealing with the emotional pain associated with grief over the loss of a loved one.

LTD's Annual Celebration of Trans Artist

Date: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by La-Ti-Do
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It's that time of week again for La-Ti-Do: WINNER of DC Metro Theater Arts' 2015 Special Award and BroadwayWorld.com 2013 Best DC Cabaret.

LTD ends June with their annual Celebration of Trans Artist. Curated anad co-produced by Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi, their annual celebration brings together artist from across the country to raise money for a Trans founded and led organization or a Trans Community Member.

Fairfax County Screening of Gender Revolution

Date: 
Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
State/Region: 
Virginia

Hosted by PFLAG and others.  Connect on facebook here.

Join PFLAG Alexandria, Metro DC PFLAG, Alexandria LGBTQ Task Force, FCPS Pride, TGEA, Metropolitan Community Church Northern VA and Christ Church (Alexandria, VA) in the screening of National Geographic's Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric. This FREE screening will be followed by a panel of local transgender leaders, professionals, and family members.

Grassroots Workshop on the Comprehensive Plan

Date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

BROUGHT TO YOU BY:
Empower DC · Fair Budget Coalition · Committee of 100 on the Federal City * DC Federation of Citizens Association · DC 4 Reasonable Development * ONE DC · Washington Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights · Faith Strategies

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SATURDAY, MAY 6TH 12-4PM
Christ United Methodist Church
900 4th St SW

What is the COMPREHENSIVE PLAN? ----->
DC'S "FRAMEWORK" FOR HOW DEVELOPMENT HAPPENS

Forum: Fighting Racism and Building a Worker's Movement

Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL)

Featuring guest speaker Delonte Wilkins
Organizer, Black Workers Center (a project of ONE DC)

The ONE DC Black Workers Center (BWC) is a member-led space that builds racial and economic justice through popular education, direct action, and worker-owned alternatives. This special forum will feature Black Workers Center Organizer Delonte Wilkins, who will discuss local organizing efforts in D.C. and how you can support them.

Free Gigi Thomas: Sentencing Trial

Date: 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Collective Action for Safe Spaces
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Gigi Thomas, MSW, is a leading human rights advocate and a transgender woman of color who has worked for more than 15 years in the support of people in need in the DC area. She dedicated her life to helping others, saving many lives in the process. Today, GiGi is facing prison because she refused to die; she survived and she is punished for it.

A Candlelight Vigil to Remember Pulse

Date: 
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Pride Fund to End Gun Violence
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On June 12, 2016, the LGBTQ community was targeted. A man filled with hate and armed with an assault rifle murdered 49 people and injured 53 others at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

DACHA Beer Garden HIPS Pride Season Kickoff

Date: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by HIPS and Dacha Beer Garden
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Spring his here! Which means Pride is right around the corner. Kickoff the season at Dacha Beer Garden and join HIPS in a kickoff event for the 2nd Annual Pride in our HIPS party.


Organizers will be selling bracelets in the garden for $10.00 in order to receive extended happy hour deals until 8pm! All proceeds from the bracelets will go towards HIPS!

#CauseTuesday #DrinkandFundraise #DachaDC

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