Join us to celebrate PRIDE from June 3-5.
June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month, and the Alexandria LGBTQ Task Force and Alexandria Library will be hosting Celebrate Alexandria Pride Workshops on June 3-5, 2021. A variety of educational and creative virtual workshops will be offered over the three days. Presenters and facilitators will include members of the Alexandria LGBTQ Task Force and other local and state partners.
Information about June 4 workshops and registration: https://alexlibraryva.org/event/5130389
Information about June 5 workshops and registration: https://alexlibraryva.org/event/5130391
10 AM - Preventing Violence Within and Against the LGBTQ+ Communities
Natasha Smith, Virginia Anti-Violence Project (VAVP)
Come and learn about anti-violence work in Virginia and advocacy from an intersectional, multicultural lens. Leave with resources for LGBTQ+ survivors and loved ones in Virginia.
12 PM - Sun’s Out, Buns Out!
Tina Kantiano, Heard Program
Take a DANCE break with us (with your camera on or off)! If you’re vaccinated and you know it - clap your hands! And stomp your feet! And werk, werk, werk, that arm! Join us as we shake it from our mask-free faces, to the tips of our safely pedicured toes. We are here, Ms. Summer! And we’re coming to slay.
2 PM - Living Authentically: Stories from Transgender Virginians
Sara and Dani
Join transgender advocates for a time of community and learning as they share their stories as transgender people living in Northern Virginia, followed by time for dialogue and questions.
4 PM - Towards Racial Equity and Shared Humanity: Reflecting on White Privilege in LGBTQ Communities
This workshop aims to stimulate white participants to reflect on their experiences of being both LGBTQ and white and consider the impact of those experiences on their motivation to support the cause of racial justice in America.
6 PM - The Changing Legal Landscape for LGBTQ Virginians
Legal Services of Northern Virginia, Alexandria Office of Human Rights, and Virginia Equality Bar Association
It’s been a big year for LGBTQ Virginians at the state and federal levels. Come learn about city and state legislation that affects the community. Alexandria City Council members will kick off this session by reading the Alexandria 2021 Pride Proclamation.
AGE GROUP: | All Ages |
EVENT TYPE: | Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion |
TAGS: | Pride Month | LGBTQ |
Please register for today's events.