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FEBRUARY 8—FEBRUARY 29 FUN HOME  Chance Theater, Bette Aitken Theater Arts Center, 5522 E La Palma Ave, Anaheim. An achingly beautiful journey of self-discovery as an LGBTQ writer, artist, and woman. FEBRUARY 8—FEBRUARY 13 HEAVEN AND HELL Tom of Finland Foundation, 1421 Laveta Ter, Los Angeles, 90026. A Group Exhibition Curated by Artists Seth Bogart and…

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FRIDAYS THROUGH JANUARY 31 PINCHE QUEEN PRESENTS: softBUTCH 10PM-2AM 131 E 6th St, Los Angeles, 90014. Pinche Queen Present. He/Him She/Her They/Them. Hosted By DTLA’s, Pinche Queen, Beats By DJ FOXYLECTRO, SHOWS BY Rubella Spreads (BIRTHDAY HENNY)& Rify Royalty. EVITA 10:30PM-2AM Nightingale, 643 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles. Presented by the producers of Daddy…

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THROUGH DECEMBER 31 MATTHEW BOURNE’S SWAN LAKE 8PM–10PM  Center Theatre Group, 601 W Temple St, Los Angeles, 90012. Retaining the iconic elements of the original production loved by millions around the world, Matthew Bourne and award-winning designers Lez Brotherston (set & costumes) and Paule Constable (lighting) will create an exciting reimagining of the classic New…

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 PALM SPRINGS PRIDE Arenas Rd and Palm Canyon Drive, Though Sunday, November 3. The wildly popular festival returns with a multitude of performers and events. For more info visit: www.pspride.org. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4  QUEER BOOK CLUB WITH CB LEE 7:30PM–9PM The Last Bookstore, 453 S Springs St, Los Angeles, CA. Led by…

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THROUGH OCTOBER 20 LIBERATE THE BAR!—QUEER NIGHTLIFE ACTIVISM, AND SPACEMAKING, 11AM–6PM ONE Archives Gallery & Museum, 626 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, 90069. A multimedia exhibition that sheds light on the intricate relationship between nightlife, activism, and creative expression across space and time.  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5 MR REGIMENT 2020 CONTEST, 9PM Eagle LA, 4219 Santa…

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THROUGH OCTOBER 20 LIBERATE THE BAR! QUEER NIGHTLIFE ACTIVISM, AND SPACEMAKING, 11AM–6PM ONE Archives Gallery & Museum, 626 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, 90069. A multimedia exhibition that sheds light on the intricate relationship between nightlife, activism, and creative expression across space and time.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 24TH WOMEN ON A ROLL CELEBRATION Los Angeles…

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 SUNDAY, JULY 7  BROWN & OUT FEST V—THE FINAL PERFORMANCE Casa 0101, 2102 Esat 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90033. A collection of short plays celebrating the Latinx LGBTQ+ experience.” SUMMERTRAMP  410 Boyd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013. Summertramp: A magical Brigadoon of decadence and delight. Burning brightly from the sunny shores of DTLA.  FRIDAY, JULY 12 …

LA Pride 2019

The festival takes place on Saturday, June 8 through Sunday, June 9. 2019. The opening ceremony takes place on Friday, June 7. The parade is on Sunday. June 9. For last minute notifications or changes visit: www.lapride.org. Paula Abdul FRIDAY, JUNE 7 FREE OPENING CEREMONY  West Hollywood Park, (San Vicente Blvd. between Santa Monica and…

2019 Outfest Los Angeles

  Nisha Ganatra The nation’s premiere LGBTQ festival, Outfest,taking place next month at various venues throughout the city, announces gala screenings. BY VICTOR MELAMED Outfest—the Los Angeles based non-profit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen—has announced its 2019 Achievement Award recipient, Nisha Ganatra, and its galas, including Opening…

Trans Pride L.A. 2019 Events

Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story author Jacob Tobia Transparent cast member Alexandra Grey.  All events take place June 14-15, at the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Village at Ed Gould Plaza, 1125 N. McCadden PL. Los Angeles, and the Anita May Rosenstein Campus across the street at 1118 N. McCadden Pl, CA 90038.  FRIDAY, JUNE 14  7:30-9pm:…

California PRIDE

Upcoming LGBTQ Pride Festivals throughout the state. Long BeachMay 18–19www.longbeachpride.com Laguna BeachMay 31–June 2\www.lagunabeachpride.org SonomaMay 31–June 2www.sonomacountypride.org Santa MonicaJune 1www.smpride.com VeniceJune 1–3www.venicepride.org Santa CruzJune 2www.santacruzpride.org Los AngelesJune 8–9www.lapride.org SacramentoJune 8–9www.sacramentopride.org San MateoJune 10www.SanMateoCountyFair.com Los AngelesTrans Pride LAJune 14–15www.lalgbtcenter.org Orange CountyJune 22www.prideoc.com San FranciscoJune 29–30www.sfpride.org ComptonJuly 6www.comptonpridefestival.com San DiegoJuly 12–14www.sdpride.org San PedroJune 15www.bridgecitiesla.com San FranciscoUp Your AlleyJuly…

Love Is Love

City of West Hollywood’s One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival. Each year the City of West Hollywood celebrates pride with its One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival, which runs from between Harvey Milk Day (May 22) through the end of June Pride month (June 30).  The theme for 2019 is “Love is Love”…

San Mateo Pride

The San Mateo County Fair has designated Monday, June 10 as Family PRIDE Day. Besides the addition of hopping kangaroos, sweet and savory crepes, and an all-new concert line up at the 2019 San Mateo County Fair, there’s something else new and exciting. For the first time ever there will be a Family PRIDE Day.…

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SUNDAY, MAY 5 LOS ANGELES GAY DAY AT THE ZOO 12PM–5PM Los Angeles Zoo, 5333 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles, 90027. Gay Day at the Zoo takes place on the first Sunday of May, which is also International Family Equality Day.  HIR BY TAYLOR MAC 8PM Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, 2055 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, 90025.…

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SUNDAY, APRIL 7 ANITA MAY ROSENSTEIN CAMPUS GRAND OPENING COMMUNITY CELEBRATION 11AM–5PM 1118 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Info: lalgbtcenter.org/opening. JOEY ARIAS & SHERRY VINE IN “GARDEN OF SHE-DEN” 7:30PM–9:30PM Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, 90028. A sexy, over-the-top spectacle featuring original material, reinterpretations of classics, Joey’s infamous Billie…

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7 INTERNATIONAL BEAR CONVERGENCE 2019—IBC Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs, 150 South Indian Canyon Drive.Tickets & Info: www.ibc-ps.com. Runs through Monday, February 11. The International Bear Convergence (IBC) – the premier event for Bears and Admirers.  3 GIRLS 1 BAR 9PM-2AM Redline Gay Bar DTLA, 131 E 6th St, Los Angeles. The New…

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THROUGH JANUARY 27 MICHAEL CHILDERS: DISTORTIONS ONE Gallery, West Hollywood, 626 North Robertson Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Guest curated by Joseph Daniel Valencia. The exhibition is organized by the ONE Archives Foundation, Inc. THROUGH MARCH 17 OUTLIERS AND AMERICAN VANGUARD ART LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036. The first major exhibition to explore key…