Where: Trans Wellness Center, 3055 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles
What: This event will provide an opportunity to learn about how the proposed Public Charge Rule directly affects our communities and how you can join other LGBTQ advocates in fighting back.
Why: The Trump Administration proposed a change to the Public Charge rule that would put the health and well-being of immigrant communities at risk, including LGBTQ immigrants. This proposal seeks to instill fear and discourage immigrant communities from seeking programs that support their basic needs.
“A NIGHT OF REMEMBRANCE” for World AIDS Day
When: Friday, Nov. 30 from 6 – 10 p.m.
Where: AltaMed Youth and Senior Care Management, Los Angeles
What: To commemorate the 30th annual World AIDS Day, AltaMed Health Services, one of Southern California’s largest providers of HIV/AIDS services, will host “A Night of Remembrance,” a free event to celebrate the lives of those who lost the battle to AIDS and improve awareness for HIV prevention.
Why: For nearly 30 years, AltaMed regularly hosts outreach events to improve education on safe sex practices to reduce HIV infection in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.
PokemonGo: Gay Long Beach
When: Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Archibalds, 4600 E. 2nd Street, Long Beach
What: PokemonGo meet up for gays of Long Beach
Why: Hobbies besides drinking with your queer friends are nice too.
Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade
When: Saturday, Dec. 1 from 5:45-7:30 p.m.
Where: Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs
What: Join the Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus as they guide the largest balloon in the Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade
Why: What better way to enjoy a light festival than with your friends at the Gay Men’s Chorus?
Queers, Coffee & Donuts Happy Holi-gays!
When: Sunday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Cuties Coffee, 710 N. Heliotrope Dr., Los Angeles
What: Fill up on time with your QT frens and fam just in time for the Holi-gays with holiday-themed crafts, warming beverages and your favorite delicious donuts.
Why: cuties is all about you making connections whether that’s with new friends, lovers, collaborators, roommates, bike riding buddies… so many possibilities!
It’s a Drag to Give
When: Friday, Dec. 7 from 7 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Where: Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
What: This special, one-night performance brings together the community for an unforgettable night of drag to support the important work of four local Long Beach, CA nonprofits
Why: All proceeds go directly to Beacon for Him, The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition, and WomenShelter of Long Beach