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. […]

Trans Day of Remembrance & Resilience Events

Monday, November 20th will mark the 19th annual observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), where, friends, loved ones and allies gather to remember all those who have died because of hate and violence directed at trans and other gender non-conforming people. The day will offer opportunities to mourn and reflect upon the lives lost in the previous year, as well as to celebrate and honor the people who have been lost, and the lives they lived.

Trans Day of Remembrance & Resilience Events

Monday, November 20th will mark the 19th annual observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), where, friends, loved ones and allies gather to remember all those who have died because of hate and violence directed at trans and other gender non-conforming people. The day will offer opportunities to mourn and reflect upon the lives lost in the previous year, as well as to celebrate and honor the people who have been lost, and the lives they lived.

Focus Suicide, Nov 18th

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope. Survivor Day was created by an act of Congress in 1999 and since then has been sponsored and supported by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). In 2016 there were over 350 locally organized events held throughout the US, and around the world. The AFSP Maryland Chapter will host 10 events across the State (see locations below).

PrEP Town Hall & Status Ball

PrEP Town Hall – “Get Prepped on PrEP: A Town Hall Meeting on HIV Prevention & Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis” is set for Wednesday, November 15th, from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Waxter Center (1000 Cathedral Street, Baltimore). They invite you to join them to learn about the latest exciting news on HIV prevention and PrEP for men who have sex with men and for transgender people. Say what you think and feel.

LGBTQ Youth in Schools: Lunch & Learn

Bring your lunch and your questions, to the introductory session of the “Brown Bag Series,” informal lunchtime conversations hosted by Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network– Maryland (GLSEN), that will provide an entry-level overview of what’s going on in Baltimore schools regarding LGBT youth in K-12 education. It’s happening Wednesday, November 15th, from 12:30 to 1:45 pm at the GLSEN offices (at Spark Baltimore, 8 Market Place). Lunch is not provided.