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    • Bengaluru Pride and Karnataka Queer Habba are organized by CSMR (Campaign for Sexuality Minorities Rights), which is a coalition of many LGBTQ and allied groups and individuals, mainly based in Bengaluru.  The term “Namma” means ours in Kannada. It can be described as a call to ownership, to an identification, and pleas for oneness, something the LGBTQI community in Bengaluru and across Karnataka increasingly craves for and needs. Bangalore, India; Oct 1 – Nov 2, 2017
    • Lesbisch-Schwule Filmtage KarlsruheThe festival kicks off with the crowd favorite and Teddy winner of last Berlinale the Swiss documentary film full circle. He faded back into Zurich’s gay scene of the 1950s. The focus is on Röbi and Ernst, who met at that time and today are a couple. They will be present at the premiere of her movie. The documentary is represented this year coinciding with several outstanding works. They act, inter alia, the current situation in homophobic Russia, portray young lesbians in Western Europe and explore the female sex organ. New films come from Monika Treut, the avant-gardist of the feminist cinema, and by Canadian Bruce LaBruce, the doyen of the gay underground film. The great Greek film BLACKFIELD plays in a monastery of the 17th century when the country was occupied by Ottoman forces.What unforeseen consequences the felt pen artwork of a 6-year-old boy may have, is highly amusing, the Australian film DIK. And that’s just one of more than a dozen short films selected. Also from Australia comes the film 52 Tuesdays, which takes up a very unusual way the subject Transgender and acting the film days. Karlsruhe, Germany; Oct 3-8, 2017
    • Freedom Gay Festival – Maspalomas closes the summer festivals calendar with Freedom Gay Festival. The tourist Maspalomas nucleus will be in charge of closing the calendar of summer festivals that are celebrated in Europe with the premiere of Freedom Gay Festival. From October 6 until October 9, the main square of the Shopping Center Yumbo will receive an appointment with the best House music of the hand of recognized DJs and performances of national and international artists. This festivals festival will be an explosive cocktail of diversion that will bring up to the south of Grand Canary the best of well-known parties as We Party of Madrid, Megawoof of London, or Everybody Together, of Portugal. Maspalomas, Spain; Oct 4-8, 2017
    • FESTDIVQ- Festival Venezolano de Cine de la Diversidad – The Venezuelan Film Festival Diversity-FESTDIVQ is a cinematic encounter, activist, academic and cultural artistic and held in Venezuela. It is the first competitive festival of this nature created in the country.The Venezuelan Film Festival Diversity- FESTDIVQ’s main purpose is to promote a space for discussion and reflection of production, dissemination, and research of Venezuelan and international filmmaking GLBTIQ (gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer). Caracas, Venezuela;  TBA
    • BearScotFest – BearScots holds a number of events throughout the year. Many of these are open to both members and non-members. Edinburgh, Scotland; Oct 5-8, 2017
    • ImageOut The Rochester Lesbian & Gay Film & Video Festival – ImageOut presents LGBT arts and cultural experiences showcasing films, other creative works, and artists to promote awareness, foster dialogue and build community. Rochester, NY; Oct 5-15, 2017
    • Toronto International Queer West Film Festival – The Queer West Film Festival is gaining an international reputation for offering the best of independent queer cinema and the opportunity to meet filmmakers and artists, participate in workshops and panel discussions, attend galas and after parties and see unexpected performances. Toronto, Canada; Oct 6-8, 2017
    • Bearlandia – Join us for the 2nd Annual BEARDLANDIA as we celebrate a big weekend of events and entertainment to showcase all of what Portland has to offer. Beards, cubs, otters, chubs, chasers, and friends from around the globe come to Portland for one big weekend! Last year was a giant success and we are working to make 2017’s weekend even bigger and better! Portland, OR, Oct 6-8, 2017
    • Pite Pride – Sweden’s Pride Tour – seems to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other people with queer expressions and identities have the same rights, opportunities,  and responsibilities as everyone else. We support any form of discrimination such as racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia and the like. We welcome the differences and diversity with a focus on LGBT people – and all people who support this. All people are equal in focus and with Pite Pride, we hope that we contribute to a more open society and promote the development of LGBT people around Pite where we will visit Arjeplog, Arvidsjaur, Älvsbyn and with great finishing in Piteå, where even Pride parade will go. Arjeplog Oct 6-8, Arvidsjaur Oct 21-22, Älvsbyn 18-19 Nov 17-18, and Pitea Nov 30 – Dec 1, 2017
    • Maspalomas Fetish Week – For 9 days every October Maspalomas becomes the playground for men into fetish from all over the world. Maspalomas Fetish Week offers you everything from naked to a jockstrap, leather to puppy, slave to master, rubber to sport, fisting to bondage. Gran Canaria, Spain; Oct 7-15, 2017
    • Outfest – The largest National Coming Out Day (NCOD) event in the world in the heart of the Gayborhood! Philadelphia, PA; Oct 8, 2017
    • Out & Equal Workplace Summit – This three-day global conference featured hundreds of educational opportunities including workshops, expert panels, networking mixers, and plenaries with keynotes from prominent LGBT and ally leaders.Employees and experts joined together to share strategies and best practices to create workplaces which are inclusive of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. The event will be sponsored by over 100 companies and organizations who are leading the movement for global LGBT leadership. Philadelphia, PA; Oct 9-12, 2017
    • The Iris Prize – The Iris Prize – Cardiff’s International LGBT short film prize supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation is the only short film prize in the world which allows the winner to make a new film. Iris is what filmmakers need – funding, support, and guidance. The Iris Prize is presented annually during the Iris Prize Festival which takes place in Cardiff, Wales. The 2016 program will include up to 20 new feature films, screenings of all 30 short films competing for the Iris Prize and the 10 competing for the Best British Short, the Producers Forum, talks and lots of parties! Our country focus for 2015 will be Ireland. Cardiff, UK; Oct 10-15, 2017
    • QueerFilm Festival BremenFor six days, the festival presents the Bremen Municipal Cinema  City46 a diverse mix of films, documentaries, and short films, which selects the volunteer team of the current annual production. All films are shown as premieres Bremer; if possible in the original version. The supporting program of the festival also includes discussions with directors and activists. Bremen, Germany; Oct 10-15, 2017
    • National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is an annual civil awareness day internationally observed on October 11 to recognize members of the LGBTQ+ community. The process of coming out involves self-disclosure of one’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Oct 11, 2017
    • Belgium Bear Pride – The event, formally known as Bear Weekend quickly grew from a small gathering to a major event under the name Belgium Bear Pride in 2014. The program of the planned event will include parties, excursions, fine dining and a rugby match. Mr. Bear 2017 will see a successor take over his crown on Saturday, October 14 with a professional jury and votes from the public, deciding who ‘Mr. Bear Belgium 2018’ will be. Brussels, Belgium; Oct 12-17, 2017
    • Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival – Held annually in October since 1996, The Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival has grown into the largest event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, gaining industry and audience recognition for showcasing the latest and greatest in queer film, from major motion picture premieres to emerging talent. An important venue in the Seattle film scene—and the social event of the season—the festival provides unique opportunities for visiting and local filmmakers to engage and entertain over 10,000 attendees. Seattle, WA; Oct 12-22, 2017
    • Atlanta Pride Festival  Come celebrate the 47th annual Atlanta Pride with us in 2017! Atlanta Pride in Piedmont Park.  Atlanta, GA; Oct 13-15, 2017
    • Nashville Black Pride – The mission statement of Nashville Black Pride© (NBP) is: to bring together African American and other Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT)/Same Gender Loving (SGL) People of Color in a social, non-threatening empowering setting to uplift, educate and present positive images that help to maintain a healthy, productive and visionary community. Nashville, TN; Oct 13-15, 2017
    • Reel Q – Pittsburgh LGBT Film Festival – The Pittsburgh Lesbian & Gay Film Society will present the 32nd annual Reel Q Film Festival in early October. In the national fight for sexual equality, film has played an intricate role in bringing LGBT rights to the forefront. Pittsburgh, PA; Oct 13-21, 2017
    • Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival – One of the State’s largest film festivals. Closet Cinema is recognized as the New Mexico’s leading GLBT non-profit organization dedicated to presenting a diverse array of GLBT images through film media arts. SWGLFF will be celebrating its thirteenth annual event this Fall. In 2014, SWGLFF with an attendance of 4,000 is one of the top GLBT film festivals in the Southwest. SWGLFF will run for 10 days and screen over 100 features, shorts and documentaries in over 50 programs, and represent over 20 countries while hosting an array of guests and filmmakers – creating a truly regional experience. Albuquerque, NM; Oct 13-22, 2017
    • Women Make Waves Film Festival – Women Make Waves Film Festival, Taiwan aims to celebrate the achievements of outstanding female talents, to explore different aspects of women’s lives as well as to promote equality and rights of all genders. By covering a wide range of genres, issues, and representations of women, the Festival seeks to present and honor women’s survival wisdom and power as they are turned into films and gain mainstream recognition. Taipei, Taiwan; Oct 13-22, 2017
    • Bear Party Leipzig – First Bear Party in Central Germany. Leipzig bears with activities & events for Bear, cubs, friends, and guests of our Leipzig community. Leipzig, Germany; Oct 14, 2017
    • Come Out with Pride Orlando – The largest LGBT event in Florida is an incredible opportunity for the entire Central Florida community to come together and celebrate our strength, our diversity, and our pride. Orlando, FL; Oct 14, 2017
    • Pride by the BeachPride by the Beach is ready to go!!!!!! We are celebrating our community by Showing the Diversity Within. We want to show that everyone matters! It’s time to celebrate everyone no matter who they are regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, etc. Oceanside, CA; Oct 14, 2017
    • Translating Identity Conference – Opening its doors to the public once more, the Translating Identity Conference (TIC) explores a wide array of topics in discourses regarding gender and transgender identities, expressions, communities, and intersections. TIC is a free, student organized, non-profit conference that seeks to reach not only the University of Vermont & the Burlington community but the nation as a whole. A one-day event, TIC has numerous sessions to choose from at any time that is directed towards people at all levels of inclusion in the trans and allied communities. This conference is a safe space for everyone to come, learn, and enjoy themselves! Burlington, VT; Oct 14, 2017
    • San Gabriel Valley Pride – San Gabriel Valley Pride began in 2001 with a small group of volunteers eager to unite the LGBT Community in the San Gabriel Valley and surrounding areas. Pasadena, CA; Oct 14, 2017
    • 40th Oktoberfest Münchner Löwenclub – The Oktoberfest is not only the highlight of the year in Munich but certainly for the Munich Lions Club e.V. (MLC) as well. The city and MLC have in common that international guests from all over the world come to Munich. But only the MLC offers a program that attracts hundreds of hot men to the gay Oktoberfest in Munich. Oct 14-17, 2017
    • National Latino AIDS Awareness DayThe Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA), the Hispanic Federation and many other organizations organize this day. The NLAAD campaign works annually at building capacity for non-profit organizations and health departments in order to reach Latino/Hispanic communities, promote HIV testing, and provide HIV prevention information and access to care. Oct 15th
    • PERLEN – Queer Film Festival HannoverIt is a very special year for Hanover Queer Film Festival: The PEARLS celebrating its 20th anniversary – and we want to celebrate big with you! Queer Film Festival Hannover shows a week, the most remarkable films of the year with LGBTI * – Thematik, specifically 17 feature films, 3 short film programs and 8 documentaries in 28 performances. Hannover, Germany; Oct 15-21, 2017
    • Reel Pride Winnipeg – bringing to Manitoba audiences gay and lesbian films otherwise not seen in Winnipeg. These were advertised to Winnipeg’s Gay & Lesbian community by mail outs. Winnipeg, Canada; Oct 16-21, 2017
    • NAGLREP – National LGBT Real Estate Conference – The 2017 National LGBT Real Estate Conference is the premier forum on the LGBT real estate market and issues that influence and impact services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender homebuyers and sellers. Palm Springs, CA; Oct 17-19, 2017
    • Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage Hamburg | International Queer Film FestivalThe Lesbian Gay Film Festival Hamburg | International Queer Film Festivalare Germany’s oldest, biggest and queer from the outset Film Festival. Once a year in October they attract around 15,500 Besucher_innen in Hamburg cinemas and places of fringe events. In the 26th year of its existence, the festival will present fresh and open-minded as ever. Hamburg, Germany; Oct 17-22, 2017
    • Filmfest homochrom – Although Filmfest homo chrome is one of the youngest LGBT film festivals in Germany, it is, therefore, the only one in Germany’s gay capital Cologne and its biggest conurbation, the Rhine-Ruhr area.That’s why we are giving our best to establish at outstanding programs. 17-22/10/2017, Cologne 24-29/10/2017, Dortmund
    • Spirit Day – Millions of people went purple on Spirit Day to send a clear message: bullying is unacceptable. Together, we all showed LGBTQ youth that we’ve got their backs. Oct 19, 2017
    • Magical Pride – Explore the Disney® Parks, jump on the runaway train at Big Thunder Mountain, marvel at the Disney characters on Parade and scream as you plunge 13 floors in The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™,  all before grabbing a bite to eat and partying the night away with new found friends in the bars and clubs in Disney Village®. A Farewell Breakfast will then round off the weekend where you can reminisce and reflect on your time at Pride, all whilst being greeted by some of Disney’s most beloved Characters.  Paris, France; Oct 19, 2017
    • QueerFilmFest Rostock The annual Queer Film Festival taking place from 22 to 24.10 we present short films, documentaries and feature films with queer content and as a kick-off event POLDO; in Peter Weiss’s house to create a space for Liebhaber_innen queer films and enrich the cultural landscape in Rostock something.  Like every year, it is the last day of the feast give a legendary closing party from 24.00Uhr. Business as Usual? – Nee. The respective first film block starts already 19.00Uhr to make between the two blocs more time for discussion. So, rolls the purple rug !!! Rostock, Germany; Oct 19-21, 2017
    • SUNDANCE STOMPEDE – San Francisco’s annual Country Western weekend for the LGBT community and friends. Join hundreds of cowboys and cowgirls as they dance their feet off with three days of workshops and three nights of open dancing.  San Francisco, CA; Oct 19-22, 2017
    • Vinokino Lesbian & Gay Film Festival – Vinokino is the only Finnish gay and lesbian film festival. Turku Oct 19-22, 2017  Helsinki Nov 9-12, 2017
    • NewFest: The New York LGBT Film Festival – New York’s premier LGBT Film Festival celebrates its 28th anniversary and fourth year in partnership with Los Angeles’ Outfest and the Film Society of Lincoln Center with a diverse and compelling collection of narratives, documentaries, shorts, and parties! New York, NY;  Oct 19-24, 2017
    • Outview: Athens International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – Athens Queer Film Festival takes for 10 days with awards for Best Film and Audience Award. Athens, Greece; Oct 19-25, 2017
    • Mr Fetish Germany – As a member of the LFC we discharge of Rheinfetisch the honor together with the Association FGC NRW this year’s delegates meeting here in Cologne. In addition to the meeting, there will be an extensive program, which will be released here shortly. One of the highlights we can already reveal that the choice of Mr.Fetish Germany, which was also our Mr.Fetish NRW will participate 2015th. Cologne, Germany; TBA
    • HustlaBall Berlin – HustlaBall originated in 1998 from a New York meeting of hustlers advertising on rentboy.com. HustlaBall Berlin – the biggest and most successful HustlaBall party worldwide. The concept was adapted to the European market and the Berlin freedom made it possible to get a couple of thousand guests from all over the world to Berlin each year. Oct 20, 2017
    • Las Vegas Pride – Las Vegas PRIDE, also known as the Southern Nevada Association of PRIDE, Inc. (SNAPI) organizes and hosts the annual LGBT Pride Parade & Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas, NV;  Oct 20-22, 2017
    • Louisville LGBT Film Festival – Louisville-based group dedicated to promoting and showcasing LGBT media for the Kentuckiana Area. Louisville, KY; October 20-22, 2017
    • GAINESVILLE BLACK PRIDEGBP is affiliated with the International Federation of Black Prides. Our primary purpose and function is to the community of color North Central Florida and the surrounding areas. Black Pride is dedicated to organizing and promoting unity for diverse people of varying complexions.  The focus of GBP is to provide outreach and awareness of pride, and prevention education on   HIV/AIDS awareness and other health-related conditions prevalent among same gender loving communities. These goals are attained through outreach, workshops, activities with entertainment and social justice events. Gainesville, FL; Oct 20-22, 2017
    • The Barcelona International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival / Festival Internacional de Cinema LGTIB de Catalunya – In the present  16th edition, we have expanded our partnership with some important entities, such as Òmnium Cultural, Fundació Àmbit Prevenció, and the opening night will be with Casa America Catalonia. The sessions will take place at the Cinematheque. Several debates and collaborations with these entities will complete the program. For instance, the subject AIDS thirty years later will be discussed with Òmnium Cultural, and the transphobia subject with the Fundació Àmbit Prevenció of Raval District, Barcelona City Council. Barcelona, Spain; Oct 20-29, 2017
    • Taiwan International Queer Film Festival – The first and only LGBTQ film festival in Taiwan comes back for the second year! Taiwan International Queer Film Festival brings back a bigger, hotter film slate including Robin Williams’ last feature drama “Boulevard”;  “I am Michael ” starring James Franco and Emma Roberts;  Thailand and Lithuanian’s Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film “Summer of Sangaile” and “How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)”, and many winners from the biggest film festivals: Berlin, Toronto, Sundance, Tribeca, Edinburgh… Many filmmakers and cast will be coming to the Festival for talks and Q & A. Don’t miss them! Taipei: Oct 20-27; Shin Kong Cinemas; Taichung: Oct 30 – Nov 5 Wonderful Cinemas; Kaohsiung: Nov 10-19 MLD Cinema/ Oscar Digital Theatres.
    • Salvation-BerlinTHE GREATEST PARTY IN TOWN MALZFABRIK A party with more than just sexy men for over ten years the Salvation party has been appearing in London and building its reputation. Today, Salvation-Berlin is known for its high-tech laser shows, spectacular performances and some of the best DJ lineups possible never leaves its guests disappointed. The cutting-edge sound systems and internationally recognized DJs are just basics for the party. Posh décor, unique props, and top quality performances are no wonder this international gay gala has become internationally recognized so quickly. The next city trembling with excitement is Berlin, which is expected to top all locations this year. All of the aforementioned DJs have been spinning at gay parties around the world and have plenty of experience to guarantee a memorable Salvation-Berlin. In addition to outrageous fire show, high-flying acrobats, sexy go-go boys and amazing vocal performances. Salvation Berlin will be taking place in the Malzfabrik warehouse in Schöneberg (gay district in Berlin), giving it a pulse-throbbing club vibe. Oct 21, 2017
    • Honolulu Gay Pride – Honolulu Pride brings together Hawaii’s diverse and vital LGBTQ community, friends, families, and allies. It’s the culmination of two weeks of events, parties and special programs, celebrating our bonds of love, friendship and Aloha. With more than 20,000 parade viewers, 1,000 participants, 3,000 festival goers, a full day of incredible entertainment, and special events for youth and families, Honolulu Pride is Hawaii’s largest and most festive LGBTQ community event. Honolulu Pride is a project of the Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation.The mission of the Hawai`i LGBT Legacy Foundation is to support, empower, unify, and facilitate LGBT organizations and individuals in Hawai`i. Honolulu, HI; Oct 21, 2017
    • Sarasota Pride – “Color the World with Pride” Sarasota Pride, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Sarasota, Florida. Our mission is to promote the elimination of prejudice and discrimination, the defense of human and civil rights secured by law, along with visibility and self-esteem among gay men, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered persons and to promote a positive image in the Sarasota area and throughout Florida through community activities and services. Sarasota, FL; Oct 21, 2017
    • ILGA-Europe Annual Conference – ILGA-Europe is an independent, international non-governmental umbrella organization bringing together 490 organizations from 45 European countries. We are part of the wider international ILGA organization, but ILGA-Europe was established as a separate region of ILGA and an independent legal entity in 1996. ILGA itself was created in 1978. Brussels, Belgium; Oct 24-28, 2018
    • Everybody’s perfect – Festival du film gay et lesbien (LGBTIQ) de GenèveThe only film festival in Western Switzerland dedicated to sexual minorities – LGBTIQ – with 130 long, medium and short films, dramas and documentaries from 22 countries, covering all sorts of aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity. Geneva, Italy; Oct 2018
    • Gender Bender Festival Internazionale Bologna – Gender Bender is an international festival dedicated to the new imagery related to gender identity, sexual orientation and body representation stemming from contemporary culture. Gender Bender is produced by Cassero, Gay & Lesbian center in Bologna. Bologna, Italy Oct 25 – Nov 5, 2017
    • SF LGBT Job Fair – The SF LGBT Center will host its 39th LGBTQ Career Fair, the nation’s largest, on October 27, 2016. The event, which is expected to feature over 40 Bay Area employers, will be held at LinkedIn’s San Francisco offices located at 222 2nd Street (cross street is Howard), from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct 26, 2017
    • Amsterdam Leather Pride – Come and celebrate with us the 20th Anniversary of Leather Pride Amsterdam 2016! Amsterdam; Oct 26-29, 2017
    • LESGAICINEMAD: The Madrid Gay and Lesbian Film FestivalLesGaiCineMad  is the festival of LGBT theme of Madrid most important Spanish – speaking countries, both spectators and scope, and quantity of films.LesGaiCineMad was created to give visibility to this group. For 20 editions, and with the support of Triangle Foundation, the festival has screened over a hundred titles in its Official Section; some of them several times thanks to our broadcast, have been released in theaters despite economic constraints. Madrid, Spain; Oct 26 – Nov 12, 2017
    • MIX COPENHAGEN | LesbianGayBiTrans Film Festival – MIX Copenhagen is the oldest annual and one of the largest film festivals in Denmark. Since 1986, MIX Copenhagen has screened films that seek to question and explore sexualities, affect the contemporary gender debate and reflect a diverse and colorful world. We select films that have the potential to affect personal and societal expectations and work towards increasing the visibility of LGBTQI+ stories in film and media. We are one of the world’s oldest annual LGBT film festivals and each year more than 10.000 people attend our screenings and events. Copenhagen, Denmark; Oct 27 – Nov 5, 2017
      sau:kerle – The hottest party far and wide just for men goes to the next round in 2017! Including time change (1 hour more), this is the best party of the year. As always collectively organized and fetish-friendly in the most beautiful living room in town! Hannover, Germany; Oct 28, 2017
    • Amsterdam Kink Academy (AKA) – The Amsterdam Kink Academy (AKA) is a group of gay fetish enthusiasts who arrange events for the community to provide more information on fetish and kink activities. All the members are members of BLUF and some of the events are done in association with BLUF. Amsterdam; TBA
    • International Gay Basketball Tournament Berlin Vorspiel Berlin invites all teams to come to Berlin for an exciting weekend in November full of sport and interesting encounters! Berlin, Germany; TBA
    • Everybody’s perfect – Festival du film gay et lesbien (LGBTIQ) de Genève – The only film festival in Western Switzerland dedicated to sexual minorities – LGBTIQ – with 130 long, medium and short films, dramas and documentaries from 22 countries, covering all sorts of aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity. Geneva, Italy; Oct 2018
    • TasPride Festival (Tas) – TasPride began in 1992 and continue to be dedicated to celebrating, uniting and promoting the Tasmanian Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer community, through providing opportunities for everyone to come together and share our pride. Oct 27 – Nov 10, 2017
    • Taiwan Parade – Organized by Taiwan LGBT Pride Community, Taiwan LGBT Pride is first one in Chinese-speaking society and the second largest LGBT Pride event in Asia. It is hosted annually in the capital city of Taipei. Taipei, Taiwan; Oct 27, 2018
    • Kagawa Rainbow Film Festival – “Kagawa Rainbow Film Festival” which has been on since 2005 has been screening movies dealing with sexual minorities such as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI). Beyond the boundaries of commercial films and voluntary films from domestic and overseas, I have chosen various works such as feature, short story, drama, documentary. Takamatsu City, Japan; TBA
    • Gay Halloween Street Party – Everyone knows that WeHo can throw a party, and the most boss and most bewitching one of the year is West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval. Indulge in some harmless debauchery with good-spirited attendees eager to show-off their killer costumes and revel in WeHo’s wild nightlife. The street party of 500,000 is a spectacle not to be missed; expect drag queens, muscle boys, lots of glitter and a freaking good time. Los Angeles, CA; Oct 31, 2017
    • 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 31, 2017
    • Vox Feminae Festival – Vox Feminae Festival is an international and interdisciplinary festival whose focus is to promote national and international female artists and/or groups of artists and in their work which examines clash of contemporary art, urban and alternative culture and gender issues and gender-sensitive social engagement. Zagreb, Croatia; TBA
    • Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival – The Festival showcases a monthly “Out at the Movies” series and a Film Festival in November. It is Long Island’s largest LGBT arts event. We are a 501c3 arts charity and are committed to bringing quality LGBT film to Long Island. Huntington, NY; TBA
    • LIFT Lesbian Identities Festival – Labrisz Association will organize the next LIFT – Lesbian Identities Festival. Budapest, Hungary; TBA

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    Gay Pride or LGBT Pride is the celebration of who we are.  Pride allows us to take a stand against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and to promote self-affirmation, dignity, equality rights, increased visibility, build community while we celebrate sexual diversity and gender variance.

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