Supporting the Homeless for the Holidays

Several upcoming events support those experiencing homelessness this holiday season. Won’t you come out and help? Drag Me to X-mas is set for December 10th from 9 pm to 1 am at Ziascoz Bar and Lounge (1313 East Pratt Street, Baltimore). It’s a fundraiser for B & Dee’s Baltimore Love, a local LGBT-run group supporting the homeless. Tickets are $5. If one hundred people commit to attending, B and Dee’s Baltimore Love founder Brian Dolbow will appear in drag! For more info, visit Bit.ly/2im4Qau.

PA High Court OKs Ouster of Lesbian Judge

Harrisburg – In a five-to-one decision issued November 22nd, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s ruling that permanently bars Dawn A. Segal from holding judicial office. Segal, an open lesbian, served as a municipal-court judge in Philadelphia for about six years until she was suspended without pay last year due to improper conversations with another judge. The majority opinion states that Segal’s actions were “an affront to the administration of justice and diminish confidence in the judiciary at large.” The sole dissenter recommended that the case be remanded to the Court of Judicial Discipline for further review to […]

The Magic of Jane Goodall at the Kennedy Center

The girlhood of famous primate researcher brought to song & stage Before she was a renowned humanitarian, conservationist, and animal activist, Dr. Jane Goodall was a little girl with a very special toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. Together, Jane and Jubilee went on outdoor adventures and observed all the miracles of nature around them. As they learned more and more on their expeditions, Jane dreamed of spending the rest of her life living with and helping animals. And one day, she would go on to do just that. Me… Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall, the brand new […]

2017 World AIDS Day Events

30th annual commemoration set for December 1st Friday, December 1st will mark the 30th annual international observance of World AIDS Day. This year’s international theme is “Increasing Impact through Transparency, Accountability, and Partnerships.” Several events will take place throughout the community to honor those living with HIV, and to remember those who have lost their lives while living with HIV/AIDS.

12 Days of Christmas: Naughty, Nice, and Nasty

Long a Baltimore institution, Hooker and Boys will present their 19th annual “12 Days of Christmas” charity fundraiser, where performers from around the region will get “naughty, nice, and nasty” December 9th, from noon to 6 pm at the Maritime Conference Center (692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights). Doors open at noon and the show starts at 2.

Jason Dottley’s ‘Life on the Gay-List 2–All the Sordid Details’

Jason Dottley is best known for his starring role in “Sordid Live: The Series,” the web’s “Body Hair,” the “Folks Like Us” podcast on iTunes, and as a five-time Billboard Top 40 singer. On December 1st, Spotlighters Theatre (817 St. Paul Street, Baltimore) will host Jason Dottley’s “Life on the Gay List 2–All the Sordid Details,” from 6 to 9PM.

Drag Doings

Drag Queen Bingo, a GLCCB fundraiser, happens November 29th, from 7 to 10 pm, at Points South Latin Kitchen (1640 Thames Street, Baltimore). Their fundraising goal is $1,000, and if the GLCCB reaches their goal before November 29th, GLCCB board prez Jabari Lyles will appear at the event – in drag! Make your donation to the GLCCB at Glccb.org/donate. More at facebook.com/events/573339849664208.

Focus on Schools • GLSEN Events

Bring your lunch and your questions, to the next session of the “Brown Bag Series,” a series of informal lunchtime conversations hosted by the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network–Maryland, (GLSEN), that provides an entry-level overview of what’s going on in our schools in Baltimore City regarding sexually-variant youth in K-12 education. It will be held on December 6th from 12:30 to 1:45 pm. Lunch is not provided. This session will host discussion around the experiences of trans and gender-nonconforming students in schools and how schools are, or are not responding. Whether you’re a parent, activist, or just curious, join them. […]