Day of Silence 2017

Day of Silence 2017

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Day of Silence – GLSEN's Day of Silence is a student-led national event organized in thousands of schools, bringing awareness to the silencing effects of anti-LGBTQ name-calling, bullying, and harassment in schools. Students from middle school to college take a vow of silence in an effort to encourage schools and classmates to address the problem of anti-LGBTQ behavior by illustrating the silencing effect of bullying and harassment on LGBTQ students and those perceived to be LGBTQ. Apr 21, 2017 GLSEN (pronounced "glisten") was founded in 1990 by a small, but dedicated group of teachers in Massachusetts who came together to improve an education system that too frequently allows its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) students to be bullied, discriminated against, or fall through the cracks. Over 25 years…
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Queer and Comics 2017

Queer and Comics 2017

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LGBTQ Cartoonists and Comics Conference – Queers & Comics features two days of discussion panels, workshops, readings, and comics galore, along with a multitude of off-site events. This year we will spotlight international and emerging LGBTQ cartoonists, the role of the San Francisco Bay Area, and the future of queer comics. Monreal, San Francisco, CA; Apr 14-15, 2017 Queers & Comics is the first-ever university-based LGBTQ comics conference. Queer comics offer readers a unique visual literature that reflects and critiques queer culture. The Queers & Comics Conference brings US and international LGBTQ cartoonists, comics writers, and artists together with scholars and fans in order to document the history and significance of queer comics. The conference format allows participants an opportunity to document the history and significance of LGBTQ comics, discuss the craft of…
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Bear and Leather Events

Bear and Leather Events

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Folsom Street, Mid-Atlantic Leather, Folsom Europe, IML, International Mr Leather, Amsterdam Fetish Weekend, Lazy Bear and so much more... Seasons of Pride provides the bear and leather communities this calendar of leather/BDSM and bear events for your twisted travels.  Follow us at Twisted Bear on Instagram Jan - Mar | Apr - Jun | Jul - Sept | Oct - Dec Bear Resources | Calendar | Gay Leather Fetish History | Haus of BDSM | Kink Friendly Professionals   Leather Associations | Titleholders Is your event not listed?  Send us an email Bear | Business | Career| Conferences | Europe | Film | Leather | Lesbian | Trans | Youth Bear and Leather Events April Smokeout – SMOKEOUT is a fun-filled uncomplicated weekend in Las Vegas for cigar studs, bikers, leathermen, bears, and friends from all over the world.  A 'free-flowing'…
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Stonewall Workplace Conference London 2017

Stonewall Workplace Conference London 2017

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Stonewall Workplace Conference London 2017 – Conference is a unique chance to hear from inspiring people like Robert Hannigan, Director of GCHQ, and Inga Beale, CEO of Lloyd’s of London. Our speakers bring our work to life and empower our audiences to create change.  London, UK; Apr 7, 2017 People perform better when they can be themselves. Join over 800 delegates at our CPD-accredited conference in London on Friday 7 April, kindly supported by EY. Why attend? Learn best practice View this year’s breakout sessions We have 21 breakout sessions lead by inclusion specialists. New content this year includes sessions on working in Asia and supporting your bi staff. For the first time, we will have streams on working globally and supporting your trans staff, as well as a stream of…
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LGBT Housing Policy Summit 2017

LGBT Housing Policy Summit 2017

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2017 NAGLREP LGBT Housing Policy Summit - The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals will be hosting its first-ever Housing Policy Summit. Washington D.C.; March 14, 2017 [caption id="attachment_38753" align="aligncenter" width="725"] US Capitol - 725x388 v2[/caption] The NAGLREP LGBT Housing Policy Summit brings together recognized LGBT and allied housing leaders with a mission to affect housing policy as it relates to equality for the LGBT community. Hosted at the Human Rights Campaign Equality Center, the summit offers NAGLREP members and other housing leaders the opportunity to advocate to their representatives to write legislation supporting NAGLREP's key call-to-action. The event is free to attend. Due to limited space of 100 seats, registration is open to NAGLREP invited guests only. If you prefer to receive an invite please request…
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B’More Proud 2017 LGBTQIA Leadership Summit

B’More Proud 2017 LGBTQIA Leadership Summit

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B’More Proud LGBTQIA Leadership – This year’s B’More Proud LGBTQIA Leadership Summit seeks to achieve the leadership, networking, and educational goals of the B’More Proud Collegiate Queer Coalition with a special focus on the development of stronger student leaders, organizations, campuses, and ultimately, the queer community of Metropolitan Baltimore. Baltimore, MD; Mar 25, 2017 B'More Proud: The Collegiate Queer Coalition of Metropolitan Baltimore is the primary intercollegiate network and clearinghouse serving college & university students/faculty/staff in the Baltimore-Metro LGBTQIA community. We seek to promote personal and professional growth of this community through leadership development, academic scholarship, educational programming and social networking opportunities. LGBTQ Conferences bringing together thousands of openly LGBTQ leaders in government, health, advocacy, business and community organizations. Is your event not listed?  Send us an email Bear | Business | Career| Conferences…
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Queerness and Games Conference 2017

Queerness and Games Conference 2017

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Queerness and Games Conference – The Queerness and Games Conference (QGCon) is an annual, community-oriented, nationally-recognized event dedicated to exploring the intersection of LGBTQ issues and video games. QGCon got its start at UC Berkeley, where it was hosted in 2013, 2014, and 2015. The fourth annual conference will be held in Los Angeles in the spring of 2017. The event is free and open to the public. Los Angeles, CA; Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017 Now in its second year, QGCon is a free, weekend-long, interdisciplinary event. The goal of QGCon is to create an open and inclusive environment for discussing the intersection of video games and LGBTQ issues, however, you define them. QGCon brings together academics and game developers to foster dialogues that break traditional disciplinary boundaries. The…
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International Transgender Day of Visibility 2017

International Transgender Day of Visibility 2017

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International Transgender Day of Visibility – TDoV is a day to show your support for the trans community. It aims to bring attention to the accomplishments of trans people around the globe while fighting cissexism and transphobia by spreading knowledge of the trans community. Unlike Transgender Day of Remembrance, this is not a day for mourning: this is a day to be empowered and get the recognition we deserve! Mar 31, 2017 When is TDOV? TDoV is on March 31st every year! Where is TDOV? Everywhere! We encourage you to have discussions, create direct actions, and spread knowledge about the trans community no matter where you are! You can also join our Facebook event and use hashtag #tdov or #transresistance on social media. What is this year’s theme? This year’s…
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Gay Calendar March 2017

Gay Calendar March 2017

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Spring is just around the corner.  There's still plenty of chances to hit the Queer slopes and find the perfect snow bunny to keep you warm.  More of an indoor type?  Check out the upcoming Queer film festivals. Need a taste of summer? Head to Miami for Winter Party Miami! If your event is not listed, just drop us an email to info@seasonsofpride.com Jan – Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sept | Oct | Nov – Dec Winter Party Miami – Winter Party Festival is an iconic six-day celebration of LGBTQ people – diverse people from all over the globe – who come together to learn, live, love, laugh and forge lifelong relationships. Back in 1994, our founders kicked up their heels and invited the LGBTQ community to party…
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LGBTQ Youth Conferences

LGBTQ Youth Conferences

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Youth Conferences bring together thousands of openly LGBT youth to build leadership capacity among LGBTQ youths to create safer and more inclusive communities. Is your event not listed?  Send us an email Bear | Business | Career| Conferences | Europe | Film | Leather | Lesbian | Trans [caption id="attachment_36052" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Camp Pride, Campus Pride[/caption] Jan - Feb - MBLGTACC - The Midwest Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Ally College Conference (MBLGTACC) is an annual LGBTQ three-day conference hosted by Midwestern colleges and universities in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Created in 1993, MBLGTACC includes a variety of workshops, activities, speakers, and entertainment that touch on issues affecting the lives of LGBTQ+ people. MBLGTACC serves as a space…
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