ROUNDUP: TRANS MARCHES & EVENTS FOR PRIDE MONTH
As we continue to celebrate Pride Month, GLAAD invites you to march for trans equality all over the country! Here is a roundup of trans marches and pride events going on in the next few weeks:
Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd: Trans Pride L.A. 2013
When: Starts Friday, June 21st at 7:30 PM
Where: The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, Los Angeles (see schedule for details)
Who: Hosted by the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and co-sponsored by Gender Justice L.A., Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival and Transgender Law Center.
What: A series of performances, film screenings, and workshops celebrating Los Angeles' trans and genderqueer community. Schedule here.
Friday, June 28th: The 9th Annual Trans Day of Action for Social and Economic Justice - New York City
When: 2-5 PM
Where: Christopher Street Pier, New York City
Who: Organized by the Audre Lorde Project.
What: A rally and march to celebrate trans and gender non-conforming people of color and the communities that help lift them up!
Friday, June 28th: The 10th Annual San Francisco Trans Rally and March - San Francisco
When: Youth and Elder Brunch: 1-3pm, Pride in the Park: 3-6pm, March to Turk and Taylor: 6:15pm
Where: Dolores Park, San Francisco
Who: Organized by a grassroots Steering Committee, financially sponsored by the Queer Cultural Center/ National Queer Arts Festival.
What: A picnic and march celebrating trans and gender non-conforming people and allies and the work they do! See Facebook event for schedule.
Friday, June 28th: Seattle Trans* Pride March - Seattle
When: 5 PM
Where: In front of Seattle Central Community College
Who: Trans* Pride Seattle is organized by Gender Justice League in affiliation with Seattle Out & Proud and financially sponsored by Gay City Health Project.
What: The Trans* Pride March is part of Trans* Pride Seattle, an event intended to raise awareness and support for the Trans* community. See website for schedule.
Friday, June 28th: Trans Pride Rally - Toronto
Where: Norman Jewison Park, Toronto
What: The Trans Pride Rally provides a place for trans identified people to rally, to stand up and come together in solidarity. It's a grass-roots community focused event, providing safe space for trans people. This year we are giving priority to marginalized voices within trans communities and focusing on bringing forth the voices of trans folk of colour.
Sunday, July 28th: T.G.I.F. (Trans, Gender Non-Conforming, and Intersex Freedom) 2013 - Chicago
When: 12 PM
Where: Union Park, Chicago
Who: Organized by KOKUMOMEDIA
What: A free, public event held to address the state of trans issues across communities which includes a rally, picnic, and several performances. This year's theme is "Transcending Pride, Evolving Movements."
If you know about a Trans Pride event not listed here, please email information to firstname.lastname@example.org!