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Calendar: Feb. 26-March 4

Events in the week to come



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Friday, Feb. 26

REEL Affirmations on Demand presents a preview screening of “Nora Highland,” a film exploring praise given to straight actors in queer roles, beginning Friday, Feb. 26 at noon. A $10 virtual ticket grants unlimited access to the film until noon on Saturday, Feb. 27. It also grants access to a pre-recorded Zoom Q&A with Director Ryan Spahn and the cast. Tickets and information are available at

Saturday, Feb. 27

The Women Veterans United Committee, Inc., honors D.C. and Maryland National Guard and Reserves service members as well as area First Responders for their work during the pandemic on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m via Zoom. This virtual event is part of the “COVID-19: Our Lives Matter” series, which includes a Black History program by the Coalition of Churches and Community on Sunday and a Homebound and Homeless discussion panel on Monday. All events start at 10 a.m. and all are welcome. For more information, email the group at [email protected] or at [email protected]

Sunday, Feb. 28

Global K-Pop sensation BTS hosts a free one-day online concert today at 5 p.m. Eastern via Facebook. Live Online Concert Hd and Live Stream Online Music presents this event and encourages early registration before access fills up. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page. 

Monday, March 1

The 2021 Multicultural Womxn’s Conference hosted by OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates launches Monday, March 1 at 6 p.m. and runs until Friday, March 5 at 8:30 p.m. This free four-day event discusses issues and challenges common to womxn across cultures and backgrounds with a goal of elevating participants through mentoring and empowerment. There are also economic-focused discussions on the impacts of the pandemic, recognizing bullying and harassment, and a spotlight on community “sHEROs.” To register or learn more, visit the symposium’s pages on Facebook and Eventbrite. 

Tuesday, March 2

BookMen DC meets tonight at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. This is an informal group of men who are interested in sharing gay literature and mostly live in the D.C. area, but visitors from outside the Beltway are welcome. For more information and for the book schedule, visit

Wednesday, March 3

P&P Live! and the DC Public Library present a discussion with children’s book author Sharee Miller about her picture book “Michelle’s Garden” today at 4 p.m. This tale for young readers tells the true story of when local students, the White House staff and former President Barack Obama helped former First Lady Michelle Obama grow the biggest kitchen garden the White House had ever seen. More information is available at, Facebook and Eventbrite. 

Today at 7 p.m. P&P Live! also presents a discussion with Dave Zirin, the award-winning author of “Singled Out,” the story of Glenn Burke, the first openly gay Major League Baseball player who is credited with inventing the “high five.” Burke left professional baseball at age 27 to live as a gay man until his AIDS-related death at 42. For more information on this free event, visit

Thursday, March 4

The Smithsonian American History Museum and the African Art Museum present “Saragua Mourning,” a short film by Nigerian-born artist Zina Saro-Wiwa about her murdered father political activist Ken Sara-Wiwa, today at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. This free screening will be followed by a conversation with the artists by curator Karen Milbourne as part of this Women’s History Month event. More information is available at


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CAMP Rehoboth’s final concert of the season is almost here

Chorus performs ‘Music of the Night’



CAMP Rehoboth Chorus is ready to close out another season.

CAMP Rehoboth Chorus will perform “Music of the Night” on Friday, Sept. 29 and Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. at Epworth United Methodist Church. 

The chorus will sing more than 36 song selections, including “Fly Me to the Moon,” “I Could’ve Danced All Night” and “In the Still of the Nite.”

Tickets cost $25 and can be purchased on CAMP Rehoboth’s website.

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LGBTQ science fans, gather here

‘Building Space & Amplifying Voices’ event held at AT&T Forum



“LGBTQ+ in STEAM: Building Space & Amplifying Voices” will be on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 5 p.m. at AT&T Forum.

This event will celebrate and empower LGBTQ individuals in the science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics fields. There will be a diverse range of speakers who will share their experiences and insights on how to create more inclusive spaces and amplify LGBTQ voices in the STEAM industry. 

This event is free and more details are available on Eventbrite.

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Calendar: September 22-28

LGBTQ events in the days to come



Friday, September 22

“Center Aging Monthly Luncheon with Yoga and Bingo” will be at 12 p.m. at the DC Center for the LGBT Community. Bingo will be hosted by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. To RSVP, visit the DC Center’s website

Go Gay DC will host “LGBTQ+ Social in the City” at 7 p.m. at Courtyard by Marriott Dupont Circle. This event is ideal for making new friends, professional networking, idea-sharing, and community building. Admission is free and more details are available on Eventbrite.

Trans Support Group will be at 7 p.m. on Zoom. This group is intended to provide an emotionally and physically safe space for trans people and those who may be questioning their gender identity or expression to join together in community and learn from one another. For more details, email [email protected]

Women in their Twenties and Thirties will be at 8 p.m. on Zoom. This is a discussion group for queer women in the D.C. area. For more details, visit WiTT’s closed Facebook group

Saturday, September 23

Go Gay DC will host “LGBTQ+ Brunch” at 11 a.m. at Freddie’s Beach Bar & Restaurant. Guests are encouraged to come enjoy brunch with other LGBTQ folk. Admission is free and more details are available on Eventbrite.

Black Lesbian Support Group will be at 11 a.m. on Zoom. This is a support group devoted to the joys and challenges of being a Black lesbian. For more details, email [email protected]

Sunday, September 24

Go Gay DC will host “LGBTQ+ Coffee & Conversation” at 12 p.m. at As You Are. This event is ideal for those looking to make new friends & connections in the DMV’s LGBTQ community. Admission is free and more details are available on Eventbrite.

AfroCode DC will be at 4 p.m. at Decades DC. This event will be an experience of non-stop music, dancing, and good vibes and a crossover of genres and a fusion of cultures. Tickets cost $40 and can be purchased on Eventbrite.

Monday, September 25

Center Aging Monday Coffee and Conversation will be at 10 a.m. on Zoom. LGBT Older Adults — and friends — are invited to enjoy friendly conversations and to discuss any issues you might be dealing with. For more information, visit the Center Aging’s Facebook or Twitter

Queer Book Club will be at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. This month’s reading is “Ace: What Sexuality Reveals About Desire, Society and the Meaning of Sex” by Angela Chen. For more details, email [email protected]

Tuesday, September 26

Pride on the Patio Events will host “LGBTQ+ Social Mixer” at 5:30 p.m. at Showroom. This event is a weekly cocktails and dinner social mixer for the LGBTQIA community in Frederick, Md. Admission is free and more details are available on Eventbrite.

Genderqueer DC will be at 7 p.m. on Zoom. This is a support group for people who identify outside the gender binary, whether bigender, agender, gender fluid, or just know that you’re not 100% cis. For more details, visit

Wednesday, September 27

Job Club will be at 6 p.m. on Zoom. This is a weekly job support program to help job entrants and seekers, including the long-term unemployed, improve self-confidence, motivation, resilience and productivity for effective job searches and networking — allowing participants to move away from being merely “applicants” toward being “candidates.” For more information, email [email protected] or visit

Asexual & Aromantic Group will be at 7 p.m. on Zoom and in person at the DC Center for the LGBT Community. This is a place where people questioning this aspect of their identity or those who identify as asexual or aromantic can come together, share stories and experiences and discuss various topics. For more details, email [email protected]

Thursday, September 28

Virtual Yoga Class with Jesse Z. will be at 12 p.m. online. This is a weekly class focusing on yoga, breath work, and meditation. Guests are encouraged to RSVP on the DC Center’s website, providing your name, email address, and zip code, along with any questions you may have. A link to the event will be sent at 6 p.m. the day before.

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