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MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS TRANSACTION 1PM–3PM  Trans Wellness Center. For more info: (323) 993-2900 or visit: www.mytranswellness.org. A social support group for transgender women at any stage of gender transition, many participants are in a marginal or transitional living situation. Facilitated by Friends Community Center.  EVERY TUESDAY BLUSH 2PM–4PM Trans Wellness Center. For more info: (323)…

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MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS TRANSACTION 1PM–3PM  Trans Wellness Center. For more info: (323) 993-2900 or visit: www.mytranswellness.org. A social support group for transgender women at any stage of gender transition, many participants are in a marginal or transitional living situation. Facilitated by Friends Community Center.  EVERY TUESDAY BLUSH 2PM–4PM Trans Wellness Center. For more info: (323)…

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SATURDAY, MARCH 13 SKYLIT: HOME IS WHERE YOU QUEER YOUR HEART GROUP READING 5PM https://www.crowdcast.io/e/skylit-home-is-where. Anthologizes contemporary queer writers and artists creatively thinking through the complex and fluid realities in the U.S. and abroad.  LGBT HOMELESS DROP-IN 8AM–1PM Lower Sweetland Hall, 504 N Camden Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Volunteer to help All Saints’ host a brunch…

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 10 TOM OF FINLAND FOUNDATION DRAWING SESSION ONLINE, 10AM www.tomoffinland.org/events-2/ With models: Eric @cometevans and Don @donhfit. Link to Zoom meeting will be sent ahead of time. TUESDAY, JANUARY 12 IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES www.filmmaudit.org Curated by Dakota Noon and Christopher Velasco, a virtual exhibition that’s part of the multitude of…

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11 TOM OF FINLAND ART & CULTURE FESTIVAL: PLUGGED IN www.tomoffinland.org. Tom’s Foundation is proud to present its 25th annual art fair #tofARTfair the second weekend in December, celebrating #TOMs100 as well as ToFF’s 36th anniversary. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13 TRANS TEA TIME 8PM Register at: tinyurl.com/AOonline2020 A monthly young adult sober-socializing space exclusively…

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6 PALM SPRINGS PRIDE WEEK Various locations. Info: visit www.pspride.org Pride Week is November 6-8 in Palm Springs and the Palm Springs Pride organization is encouraging the community to come together in solidarity, in the spirit of activism, and to demonstrate resilience under the theme Exist. Resist. Persist. A combination of social distance,…

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11 OUT UNDER THE STARS DRIVE—IN: BUT I’M A CHEERLEADER 5PM-8PM Parking Garage @1400 Ivar Ave. Behind The Cinerama Dome. The Los Angeles LGBT Center and Lionsgate host the ultimate socially distanced outdoor movie night benefitting the Center’s vital programs and services provided during the COVID-19 pandemic. TUESDAY, OCTOBER  13 TRANSLOUNGE: REDEFINING MASCULINITIES—EXPLORINGMASCULINITY…

Virtual Trans Pride

The two-day celebration takes place Friday and Saturday, June 19–20. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Trans Pride L.A. will be streamed live for the first time in the festivity’s history on Friday and Saturday, June 19–20. The two-day event remains as one of the nation’s oldest and largest celebrations of the vibrant Trans/Gender Non-Conforming/Non-Binary…

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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”…