Equality Arizona

Events

March

March 1, 2017 (4:30 to 7 PM)

Because We Care Community Forum on HIV

Location: Herberger Theatre

The event will begin with a comprehensive Resource Fair at 4:30 PM, which will have onsite mobile testing units as well other information and services. We will then take Center Stage at 5:30 PM. There will be many speakers such as Mayor Greg Stanton, survivors, artists, medical experts, and many more.

This event is free and tickets are going fast! You can RSVP here.

March 25, 2017 (2 to 3 PM)

Poetry & Open Mic Night

Location: Pulliam Auditorium (Burton Barr Library)

There will be an open mic night sponsored by the AZ Consortium for the Arts for anyone who is willing to participate! This is open for anyone who wants to share a song, poem, or story about their experience with “LGBTQ: Rights & Justice”.

April

April 1 & 2, 2017 (12 to 9PM)

Phoenix Pride

Location: Steele Indian School Park

Join Equality Arizona for an amazing weekend celebrating our community. The parade is on April 2nd. More details coming soon!

For information go to: http://phoenixpride.org/events/pride-festival/

April 4, 2017 (6 to 8PM)

LGBTQ: Rights & Justice Symposium

Location: Pulliam Auditorium (Burton Barr Library)

This event will be a panel discussion on historical and memorable events for the LGBTQ community that occurred in Arizona. It will be presented in a timeline, and a moderator will provide each speaker with time to reflect on each event.

There will be numerous panelists such as Ron Wilcox, Marshall Shore (The Hip Historian), Scott Tickler (former Miss IGRA/AGRA) and Kim Moody (founder of the Alwun House Foundation).

April 5, 2017 (6 to 8PM)

“UpStairs Inferno” Screening

Location: Pulliam Auditorium (Burton Barr Library)

There will be a screening of the documentary Upstairs Inferno. This documentary tells the story of an arson attack that occurred at a New Orleans gay bar in the year 1973. As a result, thirty-three people passed away due to either the fire or smoke inhalation. This was considered the “the deadliest known attack on a gay club in U.S. history” until the 2016 nightclub shooting in Orlando.

After the screening, there will be a Q&A session with the director of this documentary, Robert Camina as well as Skip Bailey, who is a relative of one of the victims.

April 7, 2017 (6 to 8PM)

Reception

Location: Burton Barr Central Library North Gallery

There will be a reception with a special performance by the Phoenix Metropolitans Men’s Chorus and Youth Choir.  There will also be a resource fair with many community organizations such as the ACLU, Trans Queer Pueblo, LGBTQ Consortium, Native Health, and many others that have yet to be announced!

Meet Your Future Self | Stay tuned for Jan/Feb dates!

Considering welcoming a foster child into your home? Join current foster/adopt families and prospective parents alike to learn just what it means to be foster family!

Interested? Email projectjigsaw@equalityarizona.org.

June

June 16-18, 2017 

Bisbee Pride

Location: Bisbee, Arizona

More details coming soon! For more information visit: http://www.bisbeepride.com/copy-of-coming-out-in-cochise

June 23-25, 2017 

Pride In The Pines

Location: Flagstaff, Arizona

More details coming soon! For more information visit: http://www.flagstaffpride.org/weekend-events/

 

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