So much is afoot, we’re feeling footloose and fancy… or something like that. As you can see in the photo above, we were happy to attend the annual Equality Virginia dinner in Richmond in April – a chance to meet and celebrate LGBTQ heroes throughout the state. Want to join us next year? Let us know now! And any questions about any of our events, send us an email!
May 10: The UVA LGBTQ+ Healthcare Symposium
7-5 pm, Boar’s Head
Featuring local and international speakers, as well as safe-space training, for healthcare providers throughout central Virginia. Register today.
- Did you know? The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has named University of Virginia Medical Center as a Top Performer for its equitable treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) patients and team members. AND: A monthly UVA clinic for adult transgender patients is now open at UVA Family Medicine and Specialty Care in Crozet, with plans to move the clinic to Charlottesville later this year.
May 12: UNPROM
7 – 10:30 p.m. at Kitchen Catering
This year’s 3rd annual dance party for LGBTQ high schoolers features lots of special goody bags and surprises. Don’t miss it!
May 12: “M.I. A Different Kind of Girl”
7:30 p.m. at the UVA NRO building, 520 Edgemont Rd.
The Sage Smith Film Series presents a free film screening of this documentary film, followed by a Q&A session and performance. Sponsored by PFLAG, Transpeople of Color Virginia, Black Transmen, Inc., and Equality Virginia.
May 16: Trans Night Out
6 p.m. at The Pie Chest
Join us for our monthly coffee, pie, and conversation at this LGBTQ-owned business downtown.
May 22: “When Your Grandchild Comes Out”
12 p.m. at the Senior Center
Join Amy-Sarah Marshall for an exploration of the challenges and opportunities that arise when someone you love comes out to you as LGBTQ.
This is a safe space to ask questions and share as well as gain insights and information about the obstacles your loved one could face and the role you can play in their lives.
June is Pride Month!
To celebrate, we’re sponsoring a group photography show at The Bridge called Redefining the Family Photo. Come enjoy photos of the local Charlottesville LGBTQ people and allies from the last few years.
June 1: First Fridays Art Gallery Opening
June 11: 6-8pm – For Youth – Visual Storytelling Photography Workshop (with pizza!)
June 23rd: A Midsummer Night’s Pride – reception and silent auction
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities
May 12 – Unprom (Alternative prom for LGBTQIA+ youth)
May 12 – Festival of Cultures
June 1 – Beer & Cider Pouring at Fridays After Five
July 11 – Beer Sales for Indigo Girls at Pavilion
August 10 – Beer Cart at Fridays After Five