May 20, 2024 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

IN PICTURES: 2018 It’s a Drag to Give at the Long Beach Convention Center

The fourth annual “It’s a Drag to Give” charitable event hit the stage on Friday, Dec. 7 at the Long Beach Convention Center. This special one-night event brought together the community for an unforgettable night of drag to support the important work of four local Long Beach, nonprofits: Beacon for Him, The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition and WomenShelter of Long Beach.

Hosted by philanthropist and Empress of the Imperial Court of Long Beach Mia Farrow and community activist Ron Sylvester, this year’s performers included Tonya Martin, the right hand woman to; Cory Allen, the Chief of Staff for Long Beach Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez; Tim Patton, the Long Beach Mayor’s Administrative Deputy; Isa Rached the founder of “It’s a Drag to Give” & CEO of the successful “B” Room Salon; and many more.

“This event brings people form different groups together to celebrate diversity, inclusion, love,” Rached said. “It brings our community together and three some of our beneficiaries are counting on us to keep their doors open to help people in need.”

Check out photos of the event below. 

 

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