Category Archives: Events

September is National Consent Month!

National Consent Month is sponsored by the National Coalition of Sexual Freedom (NCSF) and APEX. According to the ConsentMonth.com website, National Consent Month is all about embracing the freedom of expression achieved when informed consent is present. The website is...

Event: Ignorance Is Not Bliss for Candice Milligan – Toledo, Ohio

Legend’s Showclub in Toledo, Ohio will be holding a fundraising event for Candice Milligan, the transgender woman who was brutally beaten on the street last week in downtown Toledo. The flyer for the event posted today on Facebook reads: Show...

Trans Kid’s Story ‘My Life: I Am Leo’ to Air on U.K.’s CBBC November 17th

For the first time in its history, U.K.’s CBBC will broadcast a feature presentation about a young transgender boy next week. ‘I Am Leo’ will air next Monday as part of the channel’s anti-bullying week promotion. The television program is...

Event: PDX Poly Date Night – Portland, OR

The next PDX Poly Date Night will occur on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 7pm until 9pm. The cost of the event is $5 per person, and the location is made known to Meetup.com members only. The Meetup.com website states...

Southwest Leather Conference Announces New Dates for 2015 – Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Leather Conference traditionally has been held on the fourth weekend of January every year, but that will change for the year 2015. It has been scheduled next year for January 15th through the 18th. Regarding the change, the Southwest...

Event: Gay for Good’s October Service Project – Sat, Oct 25th, San Francisco, CA

Gay for Good is hosting a Park Beautification project day at Golden Gate Park, Mallard Lake, California, on Saturday, October 25th, from 9:00am until noon, PDT. As stated on their website, Gay For Good “aims to energize and mobilize the...

Go Purple: GLAAD Presents #spiritday On Oct 16, 2014

Go purple to stand against bullying on October 16th for #spiritday ! Millions go purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBT youth! Observed annually since 2010, individuals, schools, organizations, corporations, and...

Saturday Screening: The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Fort Wayne, IN

Saturday, October 18th , 2014, the Fort Wayne Indiana  Botanical Conservatory is hosting a screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show from 8pm until 11pm. From the Botanical Conservatory website calendar: “Let’s do the time warp agaaaaain! As part of...

The Story of Oct 11th, National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is an internationally-observed day of awareness established to inclusively celebrate those who openly identify as a gender identity or sexuality minority. The day is observed annually on October 11th by the LGBTQ+ community and it’s...

Event: LGBT Mormons & Third Annual Conference of Affirmation, Mexico City

Leaders of Affirmation – LGBT Mormons, Families and Friends in Mexico will be hosting the Third Annual Conference of Affirmation Mexico, which will be held from November 14th through 16th at El Ejecutivo Hotel in Colonia Juarez, Mexico City. The...

Event: The Miss Gay America 2015 Pageant – Nashville, TN

The Miss Gay America 2015 Pageant will be held on October 8th through the 12th, 2014, in Nashville, Tennessee. From the MGA website: “Each year at the national competition, the contestants complete four stressful days of competition. Categories of competition...

CatalystCon East – March 27th-29th, 2015 Arlington, VA

“CatalystCon is a conference created to inspire exceptional conversations about sexuality,” states the event website CatalystCon.com. “It is about reaching out and stimulating those who attend to create those important conversations in their own communities, changing how we as a society...

#MyNameIsRoma Facebook Protest Canceled As Talks Are Announced

Facebook.com’s current usage policy is insisting people to use “real” names, a move that could destroy the privacy of people who use stage names or pseudonyms online for both safety and personal reasons. It appears that enforcement of the policy has...

‘Uprising of Love’ Concert To Support LGBTI Community Worldwide – New York, NY

Join Sting and a long list of artists on Monday, September 15 at the Gershwin Theater, in New York for “Uprising of Love,” which supports the safety and dignity of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex people worldwide. “At this...