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D.C. gets serious on gun violence

March and concert slated for next weekend

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March for Our Lives takes place on Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. between 3rd Street and 12th Street N.W. on Saturday, March 24 at noon.

The march is a call to end gun violence and mass shootings in schools in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High. “Stay Amped: a Concert to End Gun Violence” will take place the day prior on Friday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Anthem (901 Wharf St., S.W.). Headliners include Fall Out Boy, G-Eazy, Bebe Rexha and Lizzo. Proceeds from the concert will benefit Everytown for Gun Safety and Giffords: Courage to Fight Gun Violence. Tickets range from $100-175. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, visit marchforourlives.com and theanthemdc.com.

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Get ready for Baltimore Pride

Events scheduled throughout weekend

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Baltimore Pride Parade (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

Baltimore Pride begins this weekend on Friday, June 14 in the heart of the city.

There will be a variety of events, the main ones being Mt. Vernon Pride on June 14 at 2 p.m. on the 200 Block of W. Read St., the Parade and Block Party on Saturday, June 15 at 3 p.m. on N. Charles St., and Pride in the Park on Sunday, June 15 at 3 p.m. at Druid Hill Park.

For more event details, visit Baltimore Pride’s website

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New film festival to spotlight LGBTQ docs

DC/DOX held in theaters throughout city

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DC/DOX, a new film festival in Washington D.C., began on Thursday, June 13 at E-Street Cinema, the U.S. Navy Memorial Burke Theatre and Eaton Cinema.

The festival is dedicated to promoting documentary as a leading art form and a series of documentaries on LGBTQ+ stories will premiere, including “Love That Dares Not,” “Sabbath Queen,” and “Familia.” 

For more information, visit DC/DOX’s website.

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Baltimore Museum to host Pride party

Ridin’ the Rails features RuPaul’s Queen of Flips

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The B&O Railroad Museum will host “Ridin the Rails: Pride Train & Party” on Friday, June 14 at 8:00p.m. in collaboration with the Pride Center of Maryland and Stonewall Sports.

This event will kick off Pride events in Baltimore.  This year’s Ridin’ the Rails features Season 16 Rupaul’s Drag Race Queen “The Queen of Flips” Mhi’ya Iman Le’Paige and local Baltimore queens, with meet-and-greets available. The party will be filled with music, food, and drinks under the stars surrounded by trains.

Tickets start at $28 and can be purchased on Eventbrite.

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