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Chicago 4/14: SPACE: LMAO with LGBTQIA

SPACE is a queer variety show hosted by stand up comedians Carly Ballerini and Shannon Noll. Featuring the best performers in Chicago who happen to be LGBTQIA identified. The performance is rooted in stand up, with featured acts including dance, music, drag, storytelling, and more! Space seeks to create a place for performers and audience alike to celebrate their identity and art. This month, check out Cody Melcher (Stand Up), Melody Kamali (Stand Up), Peter Kim (Stand Up), Erin diamond (Storytelling), Kimothy (Drag), and Serjeeoh (music).

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Los Angeles 3/19: Phone Banking to Block ACA Repeal

Are you ready to take action to defend healthcare for our community!? Here’s your opportunity! In the month of March, The Center’s Leadership LAB are organizing hundreds of Center Staff, Clients and Volunteers to make strategic phone calls to key Senators to block the the bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act. We will welcome you to our grassroots activist team, share with you targeted, strategic opportunities to fight the threats and attacks against LGBT people.

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Cleveland 3/26: Mason Bee House Building w/ Autostraddle CLE

In the spirit of Resist/Persist, we’re gonna hang out and build some mason bee houses so that this slowly dwindling North American bee species sticks around to keep serving the environment. Y’know since the world is dying and our government doesn’t seem concerned. Come be concerned with us! See FB event for more details.

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Menomonie, WI 3/27: Coming Out with Kristin Russo!

Kristin is a writer, speaker, educator and consultant with a focus on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQIA+) issues. She holds a Master’s in Gender Studies from the CUNY Graduate Center. She is the Editor-in-Chief of “Everyone is Gay” and “my Kid is Gay” as well as a co-author of, “This is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids” She worked as a host and producer for the PBS Digital and WNET video series, “First Person” a series on gender and sexuality.

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Los Angeles 3/25: Dr. Frankie Lesbian/Queer Women Singles Event for Professionals & College Educated Women

We’re excited to announce our next event at The Belmont on Saturday, March 25 featuring our special host, Dr. Frankie of Little Gay Book! Dr. Frankie is a nationally renowned lesbian matchmaker and relationship coach who will introduce us to her matchmaking services and how you can create your own profile in the Little Gay Book network!you’ll join us on March 25th to meet new friends and potential dates and broaden your queer women’s community! To register for the event, please buy your ticket on Eventbrite here. Tickets will then be $25 in advance, $30 the last three days and $35 day-of the event.

We will be using software that allows you to specify the age range and butch-femme preference of the women you’d like to meet. You’ll go on a series of mini-dates with those women, and you can choose whether you’d like to get to know them better afterwards as friends or dates. After the event, we’ll also host drinks so that you can continue to get to know each other in a low-key community environment.

Registration will be 7-7:30pm with the event starting at 7:30. The event will go to 10pm and we’ll have an intermission in the middle. While we encourage you to arrive during registration, latecomers are always welcome!

We are looking forward to seeing you!