Celebrating Existence as Resistance: A Muslim Women's Gathering

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

Join DC Justice for Muslims Coalition for a gathering for and by Muslim women. We will celebrate each other, with facilitated discussion on our perspectives in the current atmosphere and how we can work together to build a safer DC-metro region for Muslim women.
We will also share a meal, so bring a dish to pass and we'll bring more and extras! Want more of a reason to come? We will also have henna and music to celebrate and dance the night away!
Bring your favorite music selections and come ready for fun and healing!

Girls Rock! DC 10th Anniversary Camper Showcase

Date: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 10:30am to 2:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Doors - 10:30am
Show - 11:00 am

Tix: $12 at the door
Kids 8 and under FREE!

It's the BEST SHOW OF THE YEAR!

Our birthday wish is to continue creating the safest space possible for our all of our campers to feel included, accepted, seen and heard. For them to create change through music, RISE UP and ROCK OUT.

All week, Girls Rock! DC campers (ages 8-18) are going to be learning instruments, forming bands, writing songs, and gearing up for THIS SHOW. And it's going to be truly amazing.

~Raffle prizes to win!~

DCTN: Testimony Preparation for DC City Council

Date: 
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
State/Region: 
DC

Join Collective Action for Safe Spaces and the Washington Peace Center for a training on how to testify before DC City Council on the legislation you care about.

Facilitators will show you how to craft your message, prepare your talking points, and give effective testimony to get legislation passed in the District.

Community Forum: Pride & Resistance - Struggle for LGBTQ liberation under Trump

Date: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:45pm
State/Region: 
DC

Massive Equality Marches and political contingents in LGBTQ Pride events around the country are showing the people’s resistance to Trump’s anti-LGBTQ bigotry, racism and sexism. The Trump administration is attacking LGBTQ people and rolling back protections that have been won in decades of struggle. How can we fight back?

FRESH TALK: Who are the new superwomen of the universe?

Date: 
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
State/Region: 
DC

Hosted by the National Museum of Women in the Arts
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Join up for Fresh Talk on the new wave of superheroines entering the comic universe, leading the fight for justice and dispelling traditional stereotypes in fiction and beyond. Followed by the Catalyst cocktail hour.

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.

Here's what they're doing:

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

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.

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