Looking for ways to connect with your community? Here’s a roundup of upcoming LGBTQ events in the greater Los Angeles area.
- Tribute to African-American Authors
Monday, Feb. 25 – L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center’s Village at Ed Gould PlazaThe tribute, in which renowned actors and singers perform selected works by black authors, will be followed by a reception for the art exhibit Ain’t Just Paint: Works from the CCH Pounder Collection, which will be on exhibit until March 2. Admission to both events is free, but reservations are required for the Tribute.
- L.A.W.N. Speaks: Women Who Write
Tuesday, Feb. 26 – L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center’s Village at Ed Gould Plaza
A panel with LGBT authors discussing journeys, failures & successes. Following the panel, there will be cocktails in the courtyard, and the Gravy Train food truck will be on-site.Moderator: Ronni SanloPanelists: Lisa Dickey – ghostwriter & book doctor; Myriam Gurba – blogger & writer; Zoe Nicholson – Activist & Author
- Los Angeles Lambda Lit Book Club
Tuesday, Feb. 26 – West Hollywood Library
“The queerest book club in L.A.,” the Lambda Lit Book Club meets on the last Tuesday of the month. At the February meeting, the group will discuss Giovanni’s Room.
- Queer Zines: Doin’ It In Print
Wednesday, Feb. 27- ONE National Gay and Lesbian ArchivesA free panel discussion featuring: Amos Mac, creator of transman zine Original Plumbing; Milo Miller and Chris Wilde, founders of the online Queer Zine Archive Project; and Mimi Thi Nguyen, creator of the compilation zine …Race Riot.
- Legal Workshop for Transgender People 50+
Saturday, March 2 – L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center’s Village at Ed Gould Plaza
- Awakenings – Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles
March 16 &17 – First Congregational Church of Los Angeles
From the website:
“Awakenings” will be conducted by GMCLA Artistic Director E. Jason Armstrong, and will feature the powerful voices of the 200-member GMCLA chorus alongside the female chorus members of VOX and the talented young stars of Outside Voices, the new mixed chorus formed by GMCLA and LifeWorks at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center.
Here’s a clip of GMCLA members rehearsing.
For more events, visit the Spectrum Los Angeles calendar.