Spring – Summer 2024 LGBTQ+ Events, Prides & Fundraisers

Starting with the Esteem Awards on July 6, check out this list of LGBTQ+ Events, Prides, Fundraisers, Conferences, etc., you might consider patronizing. Be sure to refer to this list often because we will update these events from April 1 through the end of August.

The 17th Annual Esteem Awards (Chicago) July 6 TheEsteemAwards.com

Spiritual Social, an evening of connection, growth, and community (Chicago) April 10 www.eventbrite.com/e/spiritual-social-ticket

Move with the Caucus (Chicago) April 16 www.eventbrite.com/e/move-with-the-caucus

11th Annual National Black Trans Advocacy Conference & Awards Gala (Dallas, TX) April 23 – 28 blacktrans.org

Trans Media & Fashion Show (Chicago) April 25 donate.howardbrown.org/event/trans-media-fashion-show/

Cupcake Wars to benefit Broadway Youth Center (Chicago) April 28 howardbrown.org

Red Party: Opening the Doors to Stable Housing (Chicago) May 2: bit.ly/3UbqQHH

Black Queer Equity Index Soul Food Brunch (Chicago) May 11: Join us for the second annual Black Queer Equity Index (BQEI) Soul Food Brunch, a gathering featuring live house music, free soul food, and two lively panel discussions highlighting what we’ve learned from creating the BQEI, and how this project will serve as a catalyst for change in nonprofits across Chicagoland and beyond. Click here to register: eventbrite.com/e/black-queer-equity-index-soul-food-brunch

Long-Term Survivors, Sharing Wisdom & Shaping Legacies (Chicago) May 17 – 18: The Reunion Project, the national alliance of HIV long-term survivors, will be hosting our next two-day town hall themed Long-Term Survivors, Sharing Wisdom & Shaping Legacies. For more information and to register for both days – https://lnkd.in/gifs7iDV.

Columbia Black Expo (Columbia, SC) May 18: Experience a day filled with enriching talks, cultural exhibitions, and a showcase of Black business excellence. Come, be inspired, network, and shop with local vendors. eventpasshero.com/event/blackexpocola

Marck Angel cordially invites you to the DC Premiere Private Screening of his first full feature film, “SERAPHIM: The Motion Picture.” May 25: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seraphim-the-motion-picture-dc

OUT of the Office, The Legacy Project (Chicago) May 30: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/out-of-the-office-2024-tickets. OUT OF THE OFFICE is an annual networking event that kicks off LGBTQ+ Pride in Chicago

Womxn of Color Weekend (Providence, MA) May 30-June 2: This four-day event is thoughtfully curated to celebrate and uplift queer womxn of color, trans, nonbinary, and genderfluid individuals. womxnofcolorweekend.com

Join Brave Space Alliance for Pride Night (Chicago) June 1: as the Chicago Fire face off against LA Galaxy fevo-enterprise.com/event/bravespacealliance

The Returning Artists’ Symposium @UArts! (Philadelphia) June 1 ras.2024.eventbrite.com

Spring Fling is the Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus’ annual all-white fundraiser event! June 2: cbgmcspringfling.rsvpify.com

GLBT Historical Society Museum – Erotic Resistance: Performance, Art, and Activism in San Francisco Strip Clubs (1960s-1990s) OPENING RECEPTION June 7: glbthistory.org/events/2024/6/7/erotic-resistance-opening Erotic Resistance…preserves the memory of the city’s bohemian past and its essential role in the development of American adult entertainment. It highlights the contributions of queer women, trans women, and women of color who were instrumental in the city’s labor history, as well as its LGBTQ and sex workers’ rights movements.

Downtown Urban Arts Festival & It’s All Jood, Inc Present: B-Boy Blues 30th Anniversary (New York) June 15 RSVP: duafnyc.com

Pride Night (Chicago) June 17 Call Peyton Johnson or email pjohnson@cubs.com

Black & Gay at Hunters Nightclub (Wilton Manors, FL) June 27 app.theauxilia.com

Chicago Urban Pride June 28 – June 30

The Rails Marketing Group, Chicago Urban Pride, David Dodd Events July 4 – July 7 solo.to/railsmarketinggroup

Hotter Than July (Detroit) July 26-July 28 lgbtdetroit.org/hotterthanjuly