Gay Calendar November 2016

Gay Calendar November 2016

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International LGBT events including circuit parties, gay pride, queer film festivals and so much more! Jan – Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sept | Oct | Nov - Dec Out in the Open – OUTintheOPEN is Shepparton’s newest festival celebrating community diversity. It was developed to address some of the inequalities faced by the local gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer (GLBTIQ) & allied communities and to build a more inclusive community in Greater Shepparton. Shepparton, Victoria, Australia; Nov 3-6, 2016 Queersicht Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Bern – The aim of QUEERSICHT is to organize an event in Bern with highlights of the "queer cinema", which do not find their way into "normal" cinema. The program includes short, feature and documentary films. The audience prize "The Pink Glasses"…
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Acceptable Behavior

Acceptable Behavior

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Many suggest that events like Folsom Street hurt the "gay movement."  If advancing the gay movement is about adhering to the ideals of others, then count me out.  Here is a old blog post from following Dore Alley that you might enjoy.  Remember, live life on your own terms! Acceptable Behavior This past weekend was Dore Alley. For those of you out of the area, Dore Alley is an annual leather street festival that features mild to wild, with everything in between. My business partner recently broke her ankle and attended the event in a wheelchair – which you may be interested in knowing is about at cock level – “You might want to put some sunscreen on that . . . .” The next day, I was driving to…
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Herts Pride 2015

Herts Pride 2015

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Hertfordshire Pride – The Hertfordshire Pride Society is a group of friendly, passionate, creative volunteers from the local lesbian, gay men, bisexual and trans* (LGBT*Q) community and their straight allies. Watford, England. Herts Pride 2015 Aim: To set up, plan, organise, raise funds and implement an annual Pride and family fun day event in Hertfordshire that promotes equality and diversity for the public benefit, through raising awareness of discrimination on age, disability, race, religion and belief, and in particular the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity. Objectives: The Society will fulfill the aim by: To work in partnership with organisations committed to progress on age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, and whose aims are also to ensure the rights and needs of lesbian, gay men,…
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Halifax Pride 2015

Halifax Pride 2015

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Halifax Pride – Halifax Pride is a non-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to producing a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) Pride Festival. This year marks the 28th year for the Halifax Pride Festival. Please join us this July in Downtown Halifax for Canada’s fourth largest Pride Festival! Celebrate with over 120,000 people from July 16th – 26th, 2015. The Halifax Pride Parade will take place as always on the last Saturday of the month, July 25th. Halifax, Nova Scotia; July 16-26, 2015 Halifax Pride 2015 Beginning in 1987 with Halifax’s very first Pride March, members of the city’s gay and lesbian community organized Pride Week without the benefit of legal protections.  Amidst growing unrest about rampant prejudice and discrimination, that first Pride March was primarily a protest over the…
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Pride RI 2015

Pride RI 2015

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RI Pridefest & Parade – RI PrideFest: IndiVISIBLE will be held on June 20, 2015, from noon to 8pm, on the South Water Street Greenway, in Providence.  Presented by Dark Lady & Alley Cat, PrideFest features a Kids' Zone, Youth Center, over 100 vendors, the Beer/Wine & Spirits Garden, and performances by American Idol's Crystal Bowersox, Pearl & the Beard, Shannel from RuPaul's Drag Race, Mimi Gonzalez, Sir Ari Gold, Pamela Means, Derek Capobianco, Heather Rose in Clover, Shryne, and so much more!  And it's all free to the public! Creating opportunities for integrating and promoting visibility for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Promoting equal rights and diversity through public education and the arts. Providing safe opportunities and venues for people to come out and express and celebrate their sexual identities and genders. Pride RI…
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Columbus Pride Festival 2015

Columbus Pride Festival 2015

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Columbus Pride – Central Ohio’s Annual Festival and Parade for the LGBTA Community. Columbus, OH. Columbus Pride Festival 2015 In response to community need, Stonewall routinely adds programs to our growing roster, facilitates ever-increasing numbers visiting the Center, increases visibility for other agencies, and brings new and innovative perspectives to our service delivery. It is our intent to continually expand programming so that community members seeking a variety of services and activities – in addition to the base services and ongoing support groups we offer – can find ways to connect with others in a safe, comfortable and culturally enriching environment. As the leading organization on GLBT issues in the Central Ohio area, we have made countless strides in educating the larger community, increasing social awareness, and collaborating on political…
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Pride Barcelona 2015

Pride Barcelona 2015

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Pride Barcelona – Ten days of diversity with lots of activities as theatre, cinema, conferences, sport, commerce, leisure and more that will end the last weekend of June. Barcelona, Spain. Pride Barcelona es el esdeveniment gratuït mes gran per celebrar l'orgull LGTB del mediterrani! Pride Barcelona es el acontecimiento gratuito mas grande para celebrar el orgullo LGTB del mediterráneo!  Pride Barcelona is the biggest party to celebrate the LGTB pride in all the Mediterranean! Pride Barcelona 2015 Lluitar per la visibilitat i igualtat LGTB i celebrar les fites aconseguides fins ara! Luchar por la visibilidad e igualdad LGTB y celebrar lo que hemos conseguido hasta ahora! Fight for the LGTB visibility and equality, and celebrate all we have achieved so far!   To mark this year's theme of Pride Barcelona…
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Philly Pride 2015

Philly Pride 2015

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Philly Pride – The largest celebration of LGBT pride in the region, attracting over 25,000 people each year. In 2015 we will celebrate "Reminder Day": the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Independence Hall gay rights picket on PrideDay and a special Annual Reminders Block Party Our Pride Day theme this year is the 50th Anniversary of the Annual Reminders picketing of Independence Hall, July 4 1965 through July 4, 1969.  Three weeks later the picketing will be reenacted at Independence Hall on July 4, and we will have a block party in the Gayborhood on Sunday, July 5. Philly Pride 2015 The first gay pride parade took place in New York City, June 28, 1970, to commemorate the first anniversary of the Stonewall riots (June 28, 1969), considered to be the…
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Korea Queer Festival 2015

Korea Queer Festival 2015

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Korea Queer Festival - Korea Queer Festival has been the biggest LGBT cultural event in Korea since 2000. The organizer KQCF holds various events including Pride Parade, after parties, Korea Queer Film Festival and exhibitions. Seoul, Korea. The Korea Queer Culture Festival, held since 2000, is an annual public event taking place in Seoul for about two weeks around end of May to beginning of June. It aims to encourage the pride of Korean sexual minorities and increase an awareness and understanding of LGBT issues to the public. Korea Queer Festival 2015 The Queer parade in Korea started in 2000 in Daehak-ro as a part of Korea Queer Culture Festival and the participants were only around 50. Since then, the KQCF was held in many places in Seoul, including near…
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Rockland County Pride 2015

Rockland County Pride 2015

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Gay Pride Rockland – Equality & Justice For All - With No Exceptions. Rockland County Pride is a project of VCS Inc. which has been serving Rockland County, NY and surrounding communities since 1970. VCS is a 501(c)3 counseling and family service agency with an anti-racist, social justice mission. To learn more about VCS Inc., please visit www.vcs-inc.org. Rockland County Pride 2015   In early 1999, VCS tested the idea of developing a gay pride event with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community members, local shop keepers, religious leaders, non-profit agencies and elected officials. From the onset, we shared that our mission would be to affirm the dignity of all LGBT people, their families, friends, and allies who live in every hamlet, village and town in Rockland County. And at…
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