January 21, 2021 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

CALENDAR 11/16 – 11/29: The best goings-on around and about L.A., period.

Closing Weekend: “Members Only”

  • When: Now through November 18
  • Where: Los Angeles Theatre Center
  • What: “Members Only” is a play about an America of color forging racial and sexual identities to the pulsating beat of Willie Colon and Blondie, on the cusp of discovery, at the edge of a plague. 
  • Why: “Members Only” is the the long-awaited sequel to the ground breaking BLADE TO THE HEAT, 20 years later

We Will not be Silenced!

  • When: Friday, Nov. 16 from 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Where: 2936 W. 8th St., Los Angeles
  • What: A Trans Day of Remembrance remembering that our community is one of power and strength. 
  • Why: a night of solidarity where we will discuss topics centered around trans issues like police incarceration and what that means for our struggle.

Trans Day of Remembrance Shabbat

  • When: Friday, Nov. 16 from 8 – 10 p.m.
  • Where: Congregation Kol Ami, West Hollywood
  • What: annual Shabbat obeserving Transgender Day of Remembrance with special guest speaker Eli Mendelson and the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles
  • Why: Spend a day of remembrance with your community and support group

Palm Springs Trans Day of Remembrance

  • When: Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 3 – 6 p.m.
  • Where: Palm Springs city Hall
  • What: Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil (TDoR) is held annually on November 20th to bring needed education to Transgender, Intersex, Gender Non-Conforming and Non-Binary inequality and violence.
  • Why: Raise awareness and funds for the new Transgender Health and Wellness Center

West Hollywood Transgender Day of Remembrance

  • When: Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Where: The Jeremy Hotel, West Hollywood
  • What: On and around November 20th across the world, people gather in solidarity to mourn those who have been victims of anti-trans violence, and to ensure that their lives, and deaths, are not forgotten. Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • Why: This allows us to call attention to the continued violence and discrimination transgender people face every day.

LGBTQ Center of Long Beach’s Transgender Day of Remembrance

  • When: Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Harvey Milk Promenade Park, Long Beach
  • What: Join The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, HRC OC/LB/PS, Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez, for the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR). Join us as we stand in solidarity and honor the resiliency of our trans community.
  • Why: TDoR was created to memorialize those who are killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. 

Long Beach LGBTQ Center Thanksgiving

  • When: Thursday, Nov. 22 from 12 – 4 p.m.
  • Where: LGBTQ Center of Long Beach
  • What: Join the Center staff, volunteers, and family at our annual Thanksgiving Dinner.
  • Why: We, as a queer community, are fortunate to choose our own family. We are all family here. Let’s celebrate as one!

Unique Women’s Coalition Transgiving

  • When: Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 5 – 8 p.m.
  • Where: L.A. Celebrations Banquet Halls
  • What: A Thanksgiving Celebration with the local Transgender community
  • Why: The Queer community often have to choose their family, and during the holidays is no exception.
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