Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute LGBT Leadership Conference

Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute LGBT Leadership Conference

Calendar, Politics
LGBT Leadership Conference – The Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute is the national voice on issues pertaining to openly LGBT leadership, including elected and appointed officials.  Senior members of the Victory team are available for on-the-record comment about LGBT leadership and related LGBT news, trends, and developments. Washington, DC; Dec 6-9, 2017 The International LGBTQ Leaders Conference brings together hundreds of openly LGBTQ leaders in government, politics, advocacy, business and community organizations. Attendees experience three days of training, skills building, and networking, and discuss key issues facing openly LGBTQ leaders and their communities. The 2017 International LGBTQ Leaders Conference will be held in Washington, DC from Wednesday, December 6 – Saturday, December 9, 2017. Seasons of Pride is pleased to present the Gay Pride or LGBTQ Pride Calendar for 2017.  You will find Gay…
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Trans Activist Buck Angel

Trans Activist Buck Angel

Trans
Recently, we had the chance to catch up with Buck Angel – porn star, trans activist, health educator and entrepreneur are just a few hats he wears.  He candidly shared with us his background and thoughts on everything from trannies to entrepreneurship to lube.  It was great fun and I hope we get to do more projects together in the future. When did you feel things were different? I had a great childhood.  I guess I was a tomboy, which my parents had no problem with and I was just Buck.  Occasionally, there were social events where I was supposed to “dress like a girl” but they were rare, and for the most part my parents just let me be who I was. Of course, this all changed with the…
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Support the Lavender Pen Tour

Support the Lavender Pen Tour

Community
San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus  San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus will kick off our 40th Season by embarking on a soul-affirming, life-changing journey! The Lavender Pen Tour will share SFGMC's mission of community, activism and compassion throughout the South, supporting our LGBTQ+ brothers and sisters and promoting acceptance and love through music. It is our hope that the music will encourage LGBTQ+ people and our allies to come together, provoke conversations and action around civil liberties for all, while raising funds for local LGBT organizations. Learn more: http://www.sfgmc.org/lavender-pen-tour/ The Lavender Pen Tour 10/08/2017 | Jackson, MS - Thalia Mara Hall 10/10/2017 | Birmingham, AL - Alys Stephens Center 10/11/2017 | Knoxville, TN - Knoxville Civic Auditorium 10/13/2017 | Greenville, SC - First Baptist Church 10/14/2017 | Charlotte, NC - Ovens Auditorium…
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Mid-Atlantic LGBTQA Conference 2017

Mid-Atlantic LGBTQA Conference 2017

Youth
Mid-Atlantic LGBTQA Conference – We invite undergraduates, graduates, faculty, staff, and concerned civic activists to the Mid-Atlantic LGBTQA Conference in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania to explore the possibilities of queering our world. This theme encourages participants to consider what can be done to make our worlds more livable for individuals who identify as members of LGBTQQIAA+ communities wherever they exist. Bloomsburg, PA; Nov 3-5, 2017 LGBTQA Community at Bloomsburg University  Through Student Affairs and the Office of the Dean of Students, the LGBTQA Resource Center is committed to making Bloomsburg University a safe and welcoming space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, and allied students. This is done through education, programming, advocacy, and public policy. The Office for LGBT Interests at Bloomsburg University opened in the spring of 2006 and became the…
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IVYQ 2017 Creating Queer Futures

IVYQ 2017 Creating Queer Futures

Youth
IVYQ - IvyQ dares to imagine a radically inclusive and explorative queer community beyond binaries and the LGB. We want to create interactive, educational, and individual-centered spaces where members can engage with speakers, activists, and each other to explore under-analyzed pieces of the self, others, and unrepresented queer communities. IvyQ is intent on making this conference an immersive social experience, full of hype, that is accessible to everyone. Financial aid for fees and transportation is available upon request. Yale University, New Haven, CT; Nov 2-5, 2017 In the midst of national political turmoil and direct attacks on all marginalized groups across the country, the goal of the IvyQ Yale conference is to resist through the act of community-building and education. The theme of the conference is “Creating Queer Futures,” and it…
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Models of Pride University of Southern California USC

Models of Pride University of Southern California USC

Calendar
Models of Pride -  The 25th Annual Models of Pride conference will take place on Sunday, October 29 at the University of Southern California (USC). Los Angeles, CA; Oct 29, 2017 The Models of Pride conference includes an Opening Session, 3 workshop sessions with 100+ workshops to choose from, lunch, a resource fair, a college fair, a career fair, dinner, an entertainment hour, and dance – all free! The workshops cover many areas of life that are experienced by LGBT youth transitioning to adulthood including but not limited to LGBT issues.  Happening at the same time as Models of Pride is the Parent & Professionals Institute (PPI), a mini-conference within Models of Pride that offers programming for parents of LGBTQ youth as well as professionals who work with LGBTQ youth.  We will…
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Queer Graduate Student Conference UCLA

Queer Graduate Student Conference UCLA

Youth
QGRAD (LGBTQ Studies) - Welcome to UCLA’s 2017 Queer Graduate Student Conference – the oldest, interdisciplinary queer research conference in the United States. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of LGBTQ Studies at UCLA, the 2017 QGrad Conference will focus on how LGBTQ Studies and trans and queer art and activism have transformed the world in the last 20 years. How have undocumented, Black and Brown, Indigenous, Afro-Latinx, Muslim, Fat, Disabled, incarcerated, Transgender and Gender Non-conforming communities/scholar- activists impacted LGBTQ studies? How are all of us systematically attacked and disempowered under the 45th presidential administration? UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; Oct 27, 2017 Seasons of Pride is pleased to present the Gay Pride or LGBTQ Pride Calendar for 2017.  You will find Gay Pride events, LGBT Film Festivals, and the Gay Travel Events like Gay…
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Gender Infinity Conference 2017

Gender Infinity Conference 2017

Calendar
Gender Infinity - Gender Infinity creates affirming spaces for families, learners, advocates, and providers to advance relationships, knowledge, and resources that empower gender diverse individuals. In our journey together we promote justice, equity, and hope in the celebration of infinite gender possibilities. Houston, TX; Oct 13-14, 2017 Seasons of Pride is pleased to present the Gay Pride or LGBTQ Pride Calendar for 2017.  You will find Gay Pride events, LGBT Film Festivals, and the Gay Travel Events like Gay Ski Weeks. We do our best to try and keep up with all the events, but sometimes we miss one or two. If your event is not listed, just drop us an email to info@seasonsofpride.com Bear | Business | Career| Conferences | Europe | Film | Leather | Lesbian | Trans | Youth 2017 Pride Calendar Jan – Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sept | Oct | Nov – Dec Gender Infinity Conference 2017
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LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination

LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination

Advice, Advocacy
Fields That Still See the Most Discrimination: How Do We Bridge This Gap? Discrimination in the workplace may be illegal, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. For the LGBTI+ community, workplace discrimination is still something that runs rampant. While some industries, areas, and companies are welcoming and accepting of the LGBTI+ community, many others still have a long way to go. Unfortunately, many people like to believe that the United States is much more progressive than it actually is. To many, it’s impossible to believe that employers can still discriminate against the LGBTI+ community. This kind of thinking eliminates the pressure from companies unwilling to make necessary changes. Without the right education, these issues can be brushed under the rug. Understanding workplace discrimination is the first step in making…
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Hosts of Halloween 2017

Hosts of Halloween 2017

Calendar
Halloween New Orleans – The mission of the Hosts of Halloween is to provide funding for Project Lazarus, a home in New Orleans for men and women with AIDS, so that they may provide healthcare and support services for their residents. Project Lazarus, which provides direct AIDS services, is the sole beneficiary of all funds which are raised. New Orleans LA; Oct 21-22, 2017 The mission of the Hosts of Halloween is to provide funding for Project Lazarus, a home in New Orleans for men and women with AIDS, so that they may provide healthcare and support services for their residents. Project Lazarus, which provides direct AIDS services, is the sole beneficiary of all funds which are raised. In our 31 year history, we have raised almost $4.5M for Project Lazarus. We are one…
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