May 31, 2012 at 9:48 am EST | by Erin Durkin
Pride calendar

A women's event at last year's Pride. At left is Ebone Bell, one of this year's Pride Heroes, with Karen Diehl. (Blade file photo)


Ziegfeld’s/Secrets (1824 Half St., N.W.) is hosting the annual men’s party tonight from 9 p.m.-3 a.m. Admission is $10 at the door. For details go to

Phase 1 (525 8th St., S.E.) is hosting the annual women’s party tonight from 10 p.m. -2 a.m. Cover charge is $10 and will go to benefit Pride. For more information visit

Washington Blade is celebrating the launch of the 2012 Capital Pride Guide tonight from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at Town Danceboutique (2009 8th St., N.W.). Admission for guests 21 and over is $5 before 11 p.m. and $10 for the rest of the night. Guests 18-20 pay a cover of $10 all night. There are also $3 drinks 10-11 p.m. For details visit

Saturday June 2

A screening of “Ready? Ok! Don’t break the rules, change them” is taking place at the Screen on the Green & Picnic in the Park this evening from 6-10 p.m at Stead Park (17th & Church St., N.W.). Team D.C. will host pre-show antics and games. Admission is free but a $5 donation is suggested. For more information visit

D.C. Center and HIV Prevention Working Group volunteers are packing safer sex kits at the Green Lantern (1335 Green Court, N.W.) tonight from 7-9 p.m. For more information, visit or

Sunday June 3

The second annual drag kickball game is today at Stead Park (17th & Church St., N.W.) at 3 p.m. The Stonewall kickball players will be playing in drag and D.C.’s loveliest Queens in kickball uniforms. A $5 donation is suggested. For more information, call 703-525-4261 or

The Latino LGBT History Project is hosting a bilingual Catholic-Episcopal service with the Rev. Joseph Palacios tonight at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Parish (1772 Church St., N.W.) at 7:30 p.m. For details, visit

Sinergy is hosting Sinful Sunday at Current Sushi & Lounge (1215 Connecticut Ave., N.W.) tonight from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. This event includes entertainment from hottest drag shows in D.C. Cover 18-20 year olds is $10 before 11 p.m. and $20 after; 21 and over has free admission before 11 p.m. and $20 after. For details, visit

Monday June 4

D.C. Jewish Community Center (1529 16th St., N.W.) is hosting tonight a screening of “Melting Away,” an Israeli film that chronicles the story of parental reaction to a transgender child. The movie starts at 7 p.m. For more information, visit

Joshua Morgan is hosting “Musical Madness!” at Town Danceboutique (2009 8t St., N.W.) tonight from 8-9:30 p.m. Admission is $20 and benefits Capital Pride. For details, visit

Tuesday June 5

Metropolitan Community Church (474 Ridge St., N.W.) has a Bible study tonight at 7 p.m. The discussion will focus on what the Bible says about homosexuality. For more information, visit

The Celebration of the Spirit Coalition is holding an interfaith service for LGBT people of differing faiths tonight at Luther Place Memorial Church (1226 Vermont Ave., N.W.) from 7:30-8:30 p.m. For details, visit

The Human Rights Campaign Equality Forum (1640 Rhode Island Ave., N.W.) is hosting Women’s Spoken Word, an event that invites women to express themselves through poems, monologues and songs. This event is free. For more information, visit

Phase 1 (525 8th St., S.E.) is hosting the annual ladies Jell-O wrestling competition tonight from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Admission is $10. For details, visit or

Wednesday June 6

Gaylarious! is opening at the Riot Act Comedy Theater (801 E St., N.W.) tonight at 8-10 p.m. Tickets are $15. For more information, visit or

Cobalt (1639 R St., N.W.) is hosting the underwear fashion show and auction party tonight where attendees can by Universal Gear swimwear and underwear straight off the models. The show starts at 10. Admission is $5. For details, visit

Thursday June 7

A town hall on LGBT politics is held this evening with Mayor Vincent Gray at Charles Summer School Museum & Archives (1201 17th St., N.W.) starting at 6. There will be a talk with the mayor, then a panel discussion with LGBT individuals involved in politics followed by a dessert reception. Seats are limited. For more information, visit

Lace on the Avenue (2214 Rhode Island Ave., N.E.) is hosting the Women’s Networking Happy Hour tonight from 6-8. Admission is $15. For details, visit

Town (2009 8th St., N.W.) is hosting the D.C. Latino Pride dance party tonight starting at 8. Cover is $5 and will be donated to D.C. Latino Pride. For more information, email LatinoPride or visit

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