CALENDAR: The best LGBTQ+ goings-on around and about L.A., period.

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PROUD Picnic + Movie Night

  • When: Saturday, September 8 from 5:30 to 10 p.m.
  • Where: Grand Park, Los Angeles
  • What: Developed in collaboration with a coalition of partners and partner organizations to reflect the diverse interests and experiences of the LGBTQ Angeleno community
  • Why: It’s a picnic and screening in celebration of fresh and diverse voices in film, just in time for various LGBTQ Film Festivals!

Long Beach QFilm Festival

  • When: September 7–9
  • Where: Art Theatre of Long Beach
  • What: Come enjoy a festival of queer and LGBTQ+ independent films
  • Why: Representation and inclusivity starts at home

WeHo Brunch Comedy Special

  • When: September 14 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Comedy Store, West Hollywood
  • What: With Danny Franzese from “Mean Girls” as the host, prepare to laugh until your sides split at these fresh, funny, LGBTQ comedians!!
  • Why: Who doesn’t love Damien from “Mean Girls?”

Out On The Mountain

  • When: Friday, September 14, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Where: Six Flags Magic Mountain
  • What: Six Flags Magic Mountain’s annual Out on the Mountain, a private LGBTQ party
  • Why: It will be a fun night of live performances, thrill rides and multiple dance parties. 

Proud at L.A. County Fair

  • When: Saturday, September 15
  • Where: La County Fair
  • What: A mix-in event at the Fair that celebrates inclusion and visibility! 
  • Why: The Fair is already fun, but it’ll be even more so as all members of the LGBT+ community gather and celebrate being proud together! 

Health and Wellness Fair

  • When: September 20-23
  • Where: Cathedral City Senior Center, Palm Springs
  • What: Seniors will have the opportunity to get free flu shots, Hep C screenings, and HIV tests
  • Why: Because your health matters, no mater what age

Cinema diverse Film Festival

  • When: September 20-23
  • Where: Camelot Theatre, Palm Springs
  • What: A diverse independent film festival for the LGBTQ+ community
  • Why: Support queer film production