Pack the Capital Pride Board Meeting

Date: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by DC's Queer and Trans Resistance

This group is showing up at the Capital Pride board meeting to remind the board members what DC's queer and trans community actually looks like. Bring your friends, bring your frustration, bring your ideas. Fill the room!

More info on DC's queer and trans resistance: nojusticenopride.com

 RSPV on facebook here.

Women's March DC's Power in Unity Conference

Date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Women's March and Women’s March DC are excited to host the Power in Unity conference on May 6, 2017 at Trinity Washington University, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017. Registration is required.

SAGE Table: Building Intergenerational Queer Community

Date: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by SAGE, AARP, and The DC Center
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On May 18, SAGE and AARP are launching a movement to build intergenerational connections in the LGBT community. On that day, LGBT people and allies are invited to break bread in homes, workplaces and community organizations. Together, folks will explore what caring for one another will look like when age no longer divides.

Active Bystander Intervention Training

Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by Cedar Lane UU and SURJ MoCo (Showing Up for Racial Justice, Montgomery County)

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Please RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScrZUDK-IHNqv5glBDp2URVklXWWGR6X1sF9qf7eYMISEYVKA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Gender Revolution: Film and Discussion

Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 12:15am to 2:45pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by Cedar Lane UU
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All are Welcome to join Together and LGBT Identified Cedar Laners for a viewing of Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric followed by a moderated discussion.

Common Sense Media recommends this film for ages 12 and up

Childcare available upon request. For more information or to RSVP
(so they can be sure to have enough food and adequate child care coverage), contact togetherleads@googlegroups.com.

Tour of #ResisDANCE

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Queer Resistance

From the people who brought you the massive queer dance party at Ivanka Trump’s house and the Daddy Pence Protest, get ready to WERK it on the Tour of #ResisDANCE!

This tour will be kicking off a weekend chalk full of Resistance, from the People's Climate March on Saturday to the May Day immigrants and workers strikes on Monday ~ DC on Strike. DC en Huelga!.

Resist, Build and Rise: War is Not Green!

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by CODEPINK

Coming to the grand People’s Climate March? Join up for a pre-march inspiring evening of talks, music and spoken word.  There will be particular focus on the critical links between climate chaos and the chaos of war/militarism. Leaders in the climate and anti-war movements will motivate us as we “Resist, Build and Rise." Sponsored by Busboys and Poets, the Peace Hub of the Climate March and CODEPINK

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Aint I An Innovator: Black Women Creating Change

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by ANP Creatives and Unlimited Possibilities

Ain’t I an Innovator is an event designed specifically to create a space for Black women innovators, creatives, and social entrepreneurs who are seeking ways to create transformative social change. This event is an interactive dialogue and workshop for Black women to come together to discuss the ways in which they innovate for change and to connect/collaborate with others with similar interest.

Forward Together: NCTE Celebrates 14 Years

Date: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by NCTE
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Forward Together: NCTE celebrates 14 years and looks to the future

Trans issues are center stage in the news and in popular culture. As more attacks on trans people are committed across the nation, it is even more important to work together to move trans rights forward. Join NCTE, the trans community, and allies for a reception to celebrate our successes, honor leaders in the movement, and prepare to continue the fight for trans equality.

Planning Meeting: Queer and Trans Resistance at Pride

Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Resist This

Pride is a protest. Stonewall was a riot. Homophobia, transmisogyny, racism, xenophobia, and anti-poor sentiment runs through the veins of the current administration, and those of law and border enforcement agencies across the United States. Just as it did in New York City in 1969, when Marsha P. Johnson led the fight back for dignity and justice.

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Sramik Awaaz: Worker Voices film screening / discussion

Date: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by South Asia Labor Watch and Law@theMargins

On the fourth anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza building, join Institute for Policy Studies, Law@theMargins and South Asia Labor Watch for a discussion on Sramik Awaaz: Worker Voices, a film produced by Law@theMargins.

Co-Resist: Lgbtq+ Action

Date: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

The DC LGBTQ+ community will gather to brainstorm and coalesce around ideas for direct action during the DC Pride Weekend (June 10-11) and the National LGBT March on Washington (June 11), and commemoration of the first anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting (June 12). Come -- brainstorm, network, plan, act!

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Hosted by Gays Against Guns.

Spring Symposium: Young, LGBTQ and Homeless

Date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by Friendship Place.

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Please come for Friendship Place’s annual Education and Advocacy Symposium: Young, LGBTQ and Homeless

Cost: Free!

Location:
George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20052

Coffee with the SAVE Team At AU

Date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by SAWG at American University.

Come join folks from the SAVE (Support & Advocacy for Victim Empowerment) Team at the monthly coffee talk. This event is sponsored by SAWG (Sexual Assault Working Group) and aims to provide a casual forum for students and staff to discuss sexual assault prevention and response.

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Tell Dept. of Ed: Enforce Title IX

Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Title IX is essential for students, and the federal government should continue to enforce it. Since Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the Secretary of Education in February, she has become a major threat to Title IX enforcement. By rolling back Obama’s guidance for trans students, DeVos has began chipping away at the protections provided by Title IX.

Picnic to fund #PaidLeaveDC

Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

The Universal Paid Leave Act was passed in December!! The DC Budget MUST FUND all startup costs. But the initial budget draft fails to do so.

Come for a picnic to get reconnected to each other and to the PFL Campaign, as we ramp up the pressure on the DC Council to FUND #PAIDLEAVE4DC.

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Bitly here.

Out/Spoken: Queer, Questioning, Bold and Proud

Date: 
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Story District's annual Pride show -- Out/Spoken -- will
take place on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the 9:30 Club.

Returns to 9:30 Club to present its sixth annual Pride show -- Out/Spoken: Queer, Questioning, Bold, and Proud. Enjoy eight hilarious and heartfelt true stories through an LGBTQ lens from the best storytellers in town (dubbed "the gold standard in storytelling" by The Washington Post).

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Rise Up 2017: People's Action Founding Convention

Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 3:00pm to Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by: Center for Health, Environment, and Justice

At Rise Up 2017: April 23-25th in Washington, D.C. Participants will…

Taking the Stage, Taking a Stand: LGBTQ voices against violence

Date: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by: The DC Center, Center Men, Center Women, and the DC Anti-Violence Project

Have you ever been affected so deeply by something that only a song, dance move, or poetry verse could express how you felt? Maybe part of you sees value in sharing that beautiful moment or witnessing it come alive in someone else gives you hope or strength…If this is you then it just might be time to take the stage and take a stand! 

3rd Annual Clubs of Color MD Legislative Wrap-Up

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
Maryland

Hosted by Clubs of Color


Come for a #LegislativeWrapUp of the 2017 Maryland General Assembly session. This is a collaboration with organizations concerned about issues impacting residents in Montgomery County.

HAT BAND SHOWCASE - a benefit for Girls Rock! DC

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Each band will play for 10 minutes, so ARRIVE ON TIME or you might miss it!

In January, people were randomly assigned to be in bands. In April, come watch those bands perform.

Doors at 3:00 pm, show at 4:00 pm.

$12 donation for Girls Rock! DC. To inquire about discounted admission, contact hatbanddc@gmail.com.

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AbunDANCE: A Dance Party for Women! Funds go to Thrive DC!

Date: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

On Saturday, April 29th from 7-11pm, join your DC sisters for a femcentric and fabulous evening of dressing up, getting down and celebrating the beauty and power of all women.

Get ready to dance, meet other beautiful ladies, and be amazed by the power of coming together to support each other's greatness!

Wear something that you love -- daring fashion choices and bright colors of lipstick will be applauded -- and pass the word along to other women who share the empowering spirit of our event.

All people who identify as women are invited.

Gays Against Guns (GAG) DC

Date: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by GAG DC

MEETING: Planning now through mid-2017, GAG will continue to map out a calendar of GAGish responses and actions in light of the ongoing horrors. Please join, this group need your beautiful voices NOW more than ever (and we've seen some scary things, people). So come work to construct a direct, positive, meaningful and strategic way forward. 

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Eyeless in Gaza Film Screening with Bassem Eid

Date: 
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by HonestReporting and The Philos Project

HonestReporting and The Philos Project invite you to attend a screening of the award-winning documentary film Eyeless in Gaza, followed by a panel discussion on journalistic ethics and the international conversation on the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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