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…

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 DIRTY LOOKS: HOLIDAY BAZAAR 8PM-12AM Faultline, 4216 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029. The annual festive gathering, a messy Holiday Bazaar to queer the necessary seasonal pull of late-stage capitalism. Ten vendors, a photo booth, the caroling shenanigans of Tammie Brown and Trap Girl will resound with joy throughout our ears and hearts. …

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 MEN OF STEEL 4TH ANNIVERSARY 9PM Casita Del Campo, 1920 Hyperion Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027. The Bearded Ladies Theater Troupe & Coffee Klatsch Presents. With Will Bethencourt, Nathan Carden, Mario Diaz, Aaron Elvis James, Chris Puckett, Ron Robbins and Chad Sanders. DESERT HEAT PALM SPRINGS PRIDE WEEKEND  The Saguaro Palm Springs, 1800…

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TOM OF FINLAND ART & CULTURE FESTIVAL. SEE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5 BEARRACUDA & KUB KAMP GAY DAYS 9PM Velvet Lounge, 416 W 4th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701. Furry men dance the night away for a ONE NIGHT ONLY special event during Gay Days Anaheim. Music by DJ Ryan Jones. AWAKENINGS: WEAVING OUR…

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WOMEN IN CONCERT. SEE SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 RUSH—TOM OF FINLAND FOUNDATION 9PM–2AM Tom of Finland Foundation, 1421 Laveta Ter, Los Angeles, 90026. Tickets & Info: www.labandofbrothers.com/rush-2018. A play party for men presented by the Los Angeles Band of Brothers. Discover the depths of fraternity. Pledging is only the beginning! MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 STANDUP…

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8  NO NONSENSE, 10PM–2AM Precinct DTLA, 357 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013. Sindri Galvan, Mike ETC and Stacy Christine welcome you to August’s installment of No Nonsense. Expect all the same great sounds in a bigger space with a bigger bar and  smoking patio. FRIDAY, AUGUST 10 LOS ANGELES LGBT CENTER OUT UNDER…

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TLC (Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, left, and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas) will perform at San Diego Pride. More info at www.sdpride.org. TUESDAY, JULY 03 SHEETS EXHIBITION 11AM-6PM Kohn Gallery, 1227 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, 90038. Sheets, a solo exhibition of new work by Philadelphia-based artist Jonathan Lyndon Chase. His powerful figurative paintings highlight the daily lives of…

OUTFEST Los Angeles

The Miseducation of Cameron Post The LGBTQ Film Festival screens more than 150 feature and short films at state-of-the-art venues around the city of Los Angeles. Next month, July 12–22. Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival is eleven days of not to be missed world-class films, panels, and parties. Taking place next month, July 12–22,…

Navigating LA Pride

ICONA POP  Everything you need to know. Dates, gates, hours, stages, tickets and more. The 2018 LA Pride Festival takes place this month  on Saturday, June 9th (12pm—1am) and Sunday, June 10th (11am—11pm). The LA Pride Festival takes place in West Hollywood Park, along San Vicente Boulevard (between Santa Monica Boulevard and Melrose Avenue), and…

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SATURDAY, JUNE 9 LA PRIDE  West Hollywood Park, 647 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA. Info: www.lapride.org .The annual LA Pride Festival makes its return to West Hollywood Park.  SPLAASH 2018: LOS ANGELES PRIDE POOL PARTY Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown, 899 Francisco St, Los Angeles, CA. 12pm-6pm. Downtown at the rooftop pool at the…