News Briefings

qFLIX to host ‘Kiss Me I’m Irish & Gay’

The region’s LGBT film festival will host a St. Patrick’s Day event this weekend. qFLIX’s “Kiss Me I’m Irish & Gay” will include drink specials, food, music and free T-shirts, while supplies last. Additionally, five pairs of all-access badges to qFLIX, valued at $350, will be raffled off.

Community center announces grant funding for LGBT trainings

Officials from the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center recently announced the center would receive a new grant for training on LGBT issues for educators, health-care professionals and law-enforcement and social-service agencies.

Black Trans History panel to be held at William Way

In honor of Black History Month, members of the city’s black trans community will participate in a panel discussion.

Debate to focus on wedding-cake case

The National Constitution Center will host a debate on a controversial Supreme Court case. “For Debate: Can A Baker Refuse To Create A Cake For A Same-Sex Wedding?” will focus on Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Experts will include Stephanie Barclay of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; Paula Greisen, one of the attorneys representing the same-sex couple in the case; and Spiked Online editor Brendan O’Niell.

One-man show to focus on mental health in black LGBT community 

Must Go On: A Right of Passage, written by Terrell M. Green, is a one-man show featuring yoga, dance, music, spoken-word and monologue performances examining the health and wellness of black gay men.

Canvas for gender-neutral bathrooms

The Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs is organizing a canvassing event this weekend to ensure city businesses are complying with the law regarding gender-neutral bathroom signage.

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