Club Bunns Faces Liquor License Challenge

There was a time when there were several nightclubs that served a predominantly Black sexual and gender minority (SGM) clientele in Baltimore. In fact, at one point there were a total of three such clubs on the block of Lexington St. where Club Bunns is, after thirty years, still located today. Things on that block look very different today. Bunns, is all lit up in neon, making the block feel safer to walk down, while every other building on the block is boarded up, dilapidated and dark. “It’s been that way for at least five years or so,” said AD […]

LGBT Wedding Expo, April 22nd

Spring is here, at least technically, and the Rainbow Wedding Network invites to join them on April 22nd from noon to 3 pm for the seventh annual Baltimore Maryland LGBTQ Wedding Expo, at the BWI Airport Marriott (1743 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights). The expo will feature dozens of LGBTQ-friendly wedding and travel specialists. If you are planning a 2018 wedding, now is the time to speak to these vendors, as most book popular wedding dates early. This LGBTQ Wedding expo welcomes couples at all budget levels. Even if you are planning a smaller wedding, you can still hire some […]

Women’s New Moon Gathering

“For thousands of years women have been gathering at the time of the new moon to connect with each other and to honor the divine feminine energy that flows through creation,” say organizers of the Women’s New Moon Gathering. “In the Jewish calendar, the new moon marks the beginning of a new month with its own distinct healing, challenges, colors, and beyond.” All female-identifying, queer, trans, and gender non- conforming people are welcomed at this month’s Women’s New Moon Gathering in celebration of the month of Lyar, on April 16th from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. The location has not yet […]

GLSEN 24 Tour Hits B’more April 24th

  Join the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Maryland for the Baltimore edition of their “24 Tour” at 6:30 pm on April 24th at the GLCCB community center (2530 North Charles Street). The 24 Tour is a statewide listening tour that will stop in each of the 23 counties in Maryland and Baltimore to broaden GLSEN Maryland’s reach and understanding of the needs and experiences of LGBTQ youth in Maryland’s K-12 schools. They invite students, parents, educators, and concerned community members to join them. For more info on the Baltimore event, visit GLSEN Maryland’s Facebook event page at Bit.ly/2GKTaN4. […]

Show Your Colors: Women’s Pride Fundraiser, April 21st

  The Baltimore Pride 2018 Committee invites you to attend “Show Your Colors,” the third annual women’s night out official Baltimore Pride fundraising event, on April 21st at The Attic at Flavor (15 East Centre Street #2, Baltimore). “We will be kicking off the Baltimore Pride fundraising season with this event,” said Chris Weis, Baltimore Pride 2018 fundraising coordinator. “We’re excited to bring something new to the women of Baltimore and central Maryland this year by partnering with QueenEarth, Lez Link, and DJ Tezrah.” From 7:30 to 9:30 pm, LezLink will co-host a mixer with QueenEarth performing acoustic ballads and […]

‘Arts of Pride’ 2018 Seeks Entries

In line with the theme for this year’s Baltimore Pride, “United We Shine,” the Baltimore Pride 2018 Events and Outreach Committee is announcing “The Arts of Pride 2018,” four opportunities to showcase the talents of Baltimore’s sexual and gender minority community. The Arts of Pride will be comprised of four events, highlighting different talents. Organizers are seeking contestants for each category to represent many aspects of pride. Participation is open to all who are interested. Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each contest. • “The Voice of Pride” is open to all vocalists • “The Dance of Pride” […]

HIV Cure Research Forum, April 25th

AIDS Action Baltimore will host a Community HIV Cure Research Forum on April 25th from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Waxter Center (1000 Cathedral Street, Baltimore). Join them for dinner and a forum with Johns Hopkins researcher Dr. Deborah Persuad, who will provide and update on the status of HIV cure research. Dr. Persuad was a prominent researcher in the case of the “Mississippi Baby,” who for a time was in HIV remission and did not require any HIV medications to control her HIV disease. Dr. Persuad will review other such cases of HIV remission, followed by a discussion […]

Health Resource Center Fundraiser, April 19th

Join Chase Brexton Health Care’s LGBT Health Resource Center on April 19th from 5 to 10 pm for amazing food that helps support a great cause at their Community Night at Gertrude’s (at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore). When you dine with them, a portion of the proceeds from your bill will be donated to help support the work of the LGBT Health Resource Center with Older Adults. That work includes programs like monthly Lunch & Learns, social events, and intergenerational programming. The center helps link elders to LGBT-friendly community services, training for service providers, […]

HIV ‘Listening Session,’ April 17th

The Greater Baltimore HIV Health Services Planning Council will host their Listening Session on HIV, rescheduled from last month due to snow, on April 17th at 5:30 pm, at the Baltimore War Memorial Building (101 North Gay Street, Baltimore – across from City Hall). Every year the planning council conducts a process to help provide services for people living with HIV in Baltimore City, and in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, and Queen Anne’s counties. As part of that process, this listening session will provide people living with HIV, concerned citizens, and service providers a chance to give input on […]

Outlaws: Queer Legal Awards, April 19th

  The 12th annual Cobalt Awards, sponsored by Outlaw at the University of Baltimore School of Law, is set for April 19th from 6 to 8 pm on the 12th floor of the Angelos Law Center (1401 North Charles Street, Baltimore). They will be honoring individuals and an organization for work in the local LGBTQ community. This years awardees are Wyatt Oroke, Lauren Fleming, and FreeState Justice. For more info, visit Facebook.com/UBOutLaw. Please follow and like us: