A Midsummer Night's Dream
May
23
7:30 PM19:30

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Weather permitting, this performance of "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" will take place outside the library’s Nicollet Mall entrance in the Nimbus Amphitheater. Comedy, magic and love’s difficulties abound! Come and enjoy an all-Black cast perform Shakespeare’s play brought to life through West African movement, music and spirituality. Rain location inside Minneapolis Central Library. Collaborator: Black Ensemble Players. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
May
24
7:30 PM19:30

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Weather permitting, this performance of "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" will take place outside the library’s Nicollet Mall entrance in the Nimbus Amphitheater. Comedy, magic and love’s difficulties abound! Come and enjoy an all-Black cast perform Shakespeare’s play brought to life through West African movement, music and spirituality. Rain location inside Minneapolis Central Library. Collaborator: Black Ensemble Players. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
May
25
7:30 PM19:30

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Weather permitting, this performance of "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" will take place outside the library’s Nicollet Mall entrance in the Nimbus Amphitheater. Comedy, magic and love’s difficulties abound! Come and enjoy an all-Black cast perform Shakespeare’s play brought to life through West African movement, music and spirituality. Rain location inside Minneapolis Central Library. Collaborator: Black Ensemble Players. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Bi+ Hike Around Bde Maka Ska
May
26
1:00 PM13:00

Bi+ Hike Around Bde Maka Ska

We will walk around Bde Maka Ska on the walking path which is paved and 3.1 miles. Look for Emily or ask for BOP hike group. We will meet at 1:00 p.m. and start walking at 1:10 p.m. We will walk at a comfortable pace for the group. Dress comfortable and for the weather. The walk will not be cancelled for rain with the exception of lightning. Bring a water bottle, snack, sunscreen, bug spray, and whatever you need to be comfortable on a walk.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
May
26
2:00 PM14:00

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Weather permitting, this performance of "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" will take place outside the library’s Nicollet Mall entrance in the Nimbus Amphitheater. Comedy, magic and love’s difficulties abound! Come and enjoy an all-Black cast perform Shakespeare’s play brought to life through West African movement, music and spirituality. Rain location inside Minneapolis Central Library. Collaborator: Black Ensemble Players. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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T2P2 Cast Takeover: Performing Drag & Community
May
28
7:00 PM19:00

T2P2 Cast Takeover: Performing Drag & Community

GUESTS: Tygra Trinity Slarii and Zon Legacy Slarii

The performing art of drag has seen a recent boom in popularity due in part to hit reality TV show, “RuPaul’s Drag Race”. We will talk with two drag artists who are based in the Twin Cities about what is it like to be based and perform in the Midwest and how does community play a role in their lives. Get the inside scoop, henny!

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Queers on Wheels - Youth Pride Edition
May
30
6:00 PM18:00

Queers on Wheels - Youth Pride Edition

Are you a Queer and/or Trans Youth who has had to worry about shelter and housing? We recognize how painful and stressful that is and want to offer an evening of fabulousness and fun. So consider yourself and friends invited. Be you, but on skates.

Thanks to Twin Cities Pride, we have the entire Roller Garden to ourselves on May 30, 6-8pm.

Admission is FREE. If you have skates or roller-blades, feel free to bring them.

OUT-landish costumes welcome.

ALL LGBTQ YOUTH AND FRIENDS ARE WELCOME.

Adult allies/youth workers/hosts/friends are invited too!

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MSp Film Society: Rafiki
May
31
to Jun 6

MSp Film Society: Rafiki

  • St. Anthony Main Theater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Wanuri Kahiu spins a breathtaking love story in a film based on the acclaimed short story Jambula Tree by Monica Arac de Nyeko. The film follows two young women, Keni and Ziki, as they meet and fall in love while living in Nairobi, their romance backlit by an atmospheric sense of wonder. While their love grows, outside tensions begin to threaten their safety, and soon it appears as though they will be forced to choose between a future together or apart. 

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Queer and Proud at Safe Zone
May
31
4:00 PM16:00

Queer and Proud at Safe Zone

Queer and Proud (QAP) is a peer-led support group for youth in the LGBTQIA community that focuses on self-empowerment, building community, and self-confidence through a social justice lens.

Contact Duina Hernandez for questions and information at hernandezd@face2face.org or 651-246-0295.

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Dance Party with Out in the Backyard
Jun
6
6:30 PM18:30

Dance Party with Out in the Backyard

Get a rush of endorphins during our first Thursdays in June event! Out in the Backyard is taking over the parking lot for a dance party that will be impossible to resist. One of their most popular teachers will be leading the group in a short Zumba class. After that, stick around for more dancing, music, beer and snacks! Proceeds from this event will go to support Out in the Backyard’s amazing work to support healthy lifestyles by providing free/low cost exercise classes to South Minneapolis communities. This event is free and open to all!

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Queer Birth Project Pride Family Picnic
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Queer Birth Project Pride Family Picnic

In place of our monthly New and Prospective Parent Group meeting we are proposing a meet-up at Mueller Park to celebrate Pride and Families! Come as you are! All ages welcome! Please RSVP so that we know how much food to provide, and if you would like to bring anything to share (or just for yourself) please do! ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜

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Annual J-Pride Happy Hour
Jun
11
6:00 PM18:00

Annual J-Pride Happy Hour

Come and celebrate Pride month with J-Pride and enjoy a beautiful summer evening outside. Whether you've attended one of our programs this year or in years past, or have never heard of J-Pride before - this is for you! Bring family and friends, and hang out with J-Pride!

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Queer Prom 2019
Jun
15
to Jun 16

Queer Prom 2019

QUEER PROM 2019 (8th annual!)
This is the PROM you never had.
This is the PROM you want to have again.
Wear what you want. Be who you are.
Come solo or bring a date (or many dates).
There are no rules for this PROM.

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Mondo Queer Beach Partaaay!
Jun
16
12:00 PM12:00

Mondo Queer Beach Partaaay!

WHO: Calling all TRANSGENDER, INTERSEX & GENDER EXPANSIVE FOLKS OF ALL AGES and our allies together at the fabulous small beach on the East side of Lake Nokomis!

We are inviting folks from our gender fabulous kids all the way to our amazing elders, and everyone in between to this intergenerational extravaganza! Bring yr best swim outfits, beach games/toys, snacks & grillables to share and your friends/family for some adventures in the waters!

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The Singing OUT Tour 2019
Jun
16
7:00 PM19:00

The Singing OUT Tour 2019

Ask anyone about the new generation of social justice music-makers and they'll mention either Heather Mae or Crys Matthews. Mae, a powerhouse performer and earthshaking vocalist, has turned her personal struggle with mental health and body image into an empowering message of self-love, a universal light force that shines for every audience member. Matthews is a powerful lyricist whose songs of compassionate dissent reflect her lived experience as what she lightheartedly calls "the poster-child for intersectionality". These two singer-songwriters have joined forces with JJ Jones (Girlyman) and Joe Stevens (Coyote Grace) for The Singing OUT Tour.

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Only ART Can Save Us Now - Mpls PRIDE Art and Theatre
Jun
21
3:00 PM15:00

Only ART Can Save Us Now - Mpls PRIDE Art and Theatre

On Friday June 21st we will be holding an LGBT+ Art and Theatre Showcase at the Phoenix Theatre's Arts Nest. This event will give a voice to queer people of all backgrounds and experiences, spotlighting many local POC, trans, nonbinary, disabled, and immigrant Artists.
We will have prints and merchandise available for sale, food and drink provided by the venue, as well as improv, poetry and musical performances.

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Taking Pride In Film
Jun
29
2:45 PM14:45

Taking Pride In Film

Celebrate Pride by joining Shift MN and Video Variant for a screening of “Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria” and two shorts from local queer filmmakers. There will also be the opportunity to join a discussion of LGBTQ+ activism, history, and community and a short Q&A with the local filmmakers.

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Mondo Queer Beach Partaaaay! DOS
Jul
21
12:00 PM12:00

Mondo Queer Beach Partaaaay! DOS

WHO: Calling all TRANSGENDER, INTERSEX & GENDER EXPANSIVE FOLKS OF ALL AGES and our allies together at the fabulous small beach on the East side of Lake Nokomis!

We are inviting folks from our gender fabulous kids all the way to our amazing elders, and everyone in between to this intergenerational extravaganza! Bring yr best swim outfits, beach games/toys, snacks & grillables to share and your friends/family for some adventures in the waters!

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Mondo Queer Beach Partaaaay! TRES
Aug
18
12:00 PM12:00

Mondo Queer Beach Partaaaay! TRES

WHO: Calling all TRANSGENDER, INTERSEX & GENDER EXPANSIVE FOLKS OF ALL AGES and our allies together at the fabulous small beach on the East side of Lake Nokomis!

We are inviting folks from our gender fabulous kids all the way to our amazing elders, and everyone in between to this intergenerational extravaganza! Bring yr best swim outfits, beach games/toys, snacks & grillables to share and your friends/family for some adventures in the waters!

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Iftar for Love at Masjid Ul-Hub
May
21
8:00 PM20:00

Iftar for Love at Masjid Ul-Hub

Masjid Ul-Hub (Masjid of Love) is an inclusive community space for Muslims who are from traditionally marginalized communities. We provide a welcoming space for LGBTQIA+, people of color, women and people with disabilities.

We warmly invite you to join us for a community iftar to foster more love and camaraderie in our community. The evening will include a program with reflections from community members, insightful conversations, and delicious food prepared by your Muslim community. We encourage all attendees to be open to multiple perspectives as we learn and grow in a safe and inclusive space.

All are welcome!

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Blackout presents: Mother/Nature
May
20
8:00 PM20:00

Blackout presents: Mother/Nature

Blackout Improv performance consist of our opinions on various issues concerning society today. With each segment, you get a front row seat to black conversations surrounding everything from kicks to the police. Then watch as the conversation is turned into Improv Comedy. Everyone leaves smarter and happier. We hope.

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Uproar Comedy Open Mic ft. JoAnn Schinderle!
May
20
7:30 PM19:30

Uproar Comedy Open Mic ft. JoAnn Schinderle!

SHOW IS FREE! Sign up 7:30pm.
Show goes from 8pm to 9pm-ish .
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Each comedian will have 5 minutes for stand up comedy, character work, a comedy sketch, improv comedy, musical comedy and so on, as long as you're trying to make people laugh.

The headliner for this installment is JoAnn Schinderle, a superb comedian from Los Angeles !!

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Q-Stage Set B ft. Keila Anali Saucedo & D. Allen
May
18
7:30 PM19:30

Q-Stage Set B ft. Keila Anali Saucedo & D. Allen

20% Theatre Company presents the 6th annual Q-STAGE: New Works Series, featuring four experimental world premiere performances created by local queer artists Taylor Seaberg, Dua Saleh, Keila Anali Saucedo and D Allen. Q-STAGE seeks to shift consciousness of and about queer identity through new performance work, facilitate conversation surrounding queer identities and queer art, and contribute to the growth of local, emerging queer artists. Q-STAGE 2019 new works include a mix of live music, theatre, video, movement, poetry and storytelling.

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Queer Science Day
May
18
9:00 AM09:00

Queer Science Day

Calling all queer/trans high school students interested in learning about STEM!

Join graduate students and professors in conducting experiments in microbiology, environmental chemistry, physics, and engineering, and engage in dialogue about the unique experiences of LGBTQ+ scientists. 

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Q-Stage Set B ft. Keila Anali Saucedo & D. Allen
May
17
7:30 PM19:30

Q-Stage Set B ft. Keila Anali Saucedo & D. Allen

20% Theatre Company presents the 6th annual Q-STAGE: New Works Series, featuring four experimental world premiere performances created by local queer artists Taylor Seaberg, Dua Saleh, Keila Anali Saucedo and D Allen. Q-STAGE seeks to shift consciousness of and about queer identity through new performance work, facilitate conversation surrounding queer identities and queer art, and contribute to the growth of local, emerging queer artists. Q-STAGE 2019 new works include a mix of live music, theatre, video, movement, poetry and storytelling.

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Queer and Proud at Safe Zone
May
17
4:00 PM16:00

Queer and Proud at Safe Zone

Queer and Proud (QAP) is a peer-led support group for youth in the LGBTQIA community that focuses on self-empowerment, building community, and self-confidence through a social justice lens.

Contact Duina Hernandez for questions and information at hernandezd@face2face.org or 651-246-0295.

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Q-Stage Set B ft. Keila Anali Saucedo & D. Allen
May
16
7:30 PM19:30

Q-Stage Set B ft. Keila Anali Saucedo & D. Allen

20% Theatre Company presents the 6th annual Q-STAGE: New Works Series, featuring four experimental world premiere performances created by local queer artists Taylor Seaberg, Dua Saleh, Keila Anali Saucedo and D Allen. Q-STAGE seeks to shift consciousness of and about queer identity through new performance work, facilitate conversation surrounding queer identities and queer art, and contribute to the growth of local, emerging queer artists. Q-STAGE 2019 new works include a mix of live music, theatre, video, movement, poetry and storytelling.

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STI/Sexual Health Q & A for Teens
May
13
6:00 PM18:00

STI/Sexual Health Q & A for Teens

  • Minneapolis LocStarz Natural Hair Salon (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hello community! LocStarz is hosting a two-part educational series in partnership with Family Tree Clinic - let's go!

Loc Starz will be hosting a second workshop, inviting Jacki Trelawny and Ayah Mohammed of Family Tree Clinic to answer your teen's questions about STIs/HIV and sexual health.
They'll have some activities planned, but come with your questions, as they are welcoming, open-minded and non-shaming.

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Q-Stage Set A ft. Taylor Seaberg & Dua Saleh
May
11
7:30 PM19:30

Q-Stage Set A ft. Taylor Seaberg & Dua Saleh

20% Theatre Company presents the 6th annual Q-STAGE: New Works Series, featuring four experimental world premiere performances created by local queer artists Taylor Seaberg, Dua Saleh, Keila Anali Saucedo and D Allen. Q-STAGE seeks to shift consciousness of and about queer identity through new performance work, facilitate conversation surrounding queer identities and queer art, and contribute to the growth of local, emerging queer artists. Q-STAGE 2019 new works include a mix of live music, theatre, video, movement, poetry and storytelling.

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Hand Mind Gesture Salon
May
11
7:30 PM19:30

Hand Mind Gesture Salon

FREE! An evening of strange and unexpected performances crafted by Michael Sommers' master class at the University of Minnesota. Come for a night of film, poetry, comedy, puppetry, and more. We'll have food, wine, and a bonfire after the show!

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Spring FARM FEST 2019
May
11
12:00 PM12:00

Spring FARM FEST 2019

Join Tamales y Bicicletas Urban Farm for a day-long spring farm work day and makers market featuring rad local vendors, followed by a cook-out and show, all in support of QT IBPOC (Queer, Trans, Indigenous, Black, People of Color) creators, teachers, artists, and community. Come to volunteer, learn, shop, eat, dance, or all of the above!

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Indigenous Womans March
May
11
10:30 AM10:30

Indigenous Womans March

  • pin Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Led by Native Woman and Two Spirits, the Indigenous Women's March has come together to EMPOWER all survivors of oppression and violence and create a place to show their strength and solidarity. The Indigenous Women's March mission is to end oppression and violence in all forms.

This march is to encourage community to come together and show the strength that our women have in the community. Far to often our Women are disrespected and hurt by so many different factors.

This is to bring us together celebrate our strength and show unity in our community.

We have a great line up of speakers that include:

Linda Ann Eagle Speaker
Sharyl WhiteHawk
Star Ishkode Downwind
Reva DNova
Cheryl Goodwin
along with a youth speaking from Little Earth!

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Q-Stage Set A ft. Taylor Seaberg & Dua Saleh
May
10
7:30 PM19:30

Q-Stage Set A ft. Taylor Seaberg & Dua Saleh

20% Theatre Company presents the 6th annual Q-STAGE: New Works Series, featuring four experimental world premiere performances created by local queer artists Taylor Seaberg, Dua Saleh, Keila Anali Saucedo and D Allen. Q-STAGE seeks to shift consciousness of and about queer identity through new performance work, facilitate conversation surrounding queer identities and queer art, and contribute to the growth of local, emerging queer artists. Q-STAGE 2019 new works include a mix of live music, theatre, video, movement, poetry and storytelling.

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Q-Stage Set A ft. Taylor Seaberg & Dua Saleh
May
9
7:30 PM19:30

Q-Stage Set A ft. Taylor Seaberg & Dua Saleh

20% Theatre Company presents the 6th annual Q-STAGE: New Works Series, featuring four experimental world premiere performances created by local queer artists Taylor Seaberg, Dua Saleh, Keila Anali Saucedo and D Allen. Q-STAGE seeks to shift consciousness of and about queer identity through new performance work, facilitate conversation surrounding queer identities and queer art, and contribute to the growth of local, emerging queer artists. Q-STAGE 2019 new works include a mix of live music, theatre, video, movement, poetry and storytelling.

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Bi+ Book Club: "The New Moon's Arms" by Nalo Hopkinson
May
8
7:00 PM19:00

Bi+ Book Club: "The New Moon's Arms" by Nalo Hopkinson

Do you love to read and talk about books? Join Bisexual Organizing Project-BOP's Bi+ Book Club, a place to read fiction, biography, creative non-fiction, history, theory, and activist works. Come discuss readings and ideas about, for, and by bisexuals and other non-monosexual folks. Hosted by Cary.

The Bi+ Book Club reading for May will be "The New Moon's Arms" by Nalo Hopkinson.

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Transfabulous Workshop: Beading
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Transfabulous Workshop: Beading

TransFabulous is a series of monthly art workshops at Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis Central led by artists who identify as transgender (trans) or gender non-conforming (GNC). The series is funded in part by Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. It occurs the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 6-8:30 p.m. at the Library Commons, 1st floor Minneapolis Central Library.

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Queer and Proud at Safe Zone
May
3
4:00 PM16:00

Queer and Proud at Safe Zone

Queer and Proud (QAP) is a peer-led support group for youth in the LGBTQIA community that focuses on self-empowerment, building community, and self-confidence through a social justice lens.

Contact Duina Hernandez for questions and information at hernandezd@face2face.org or 651-246-0295.

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An evening with Cherrie Moraga
May
2
7:00 PM19:00

An evening with Cherrie Moraga

At this special Twin Cities event, Moraga will be in conversation with local author Alexis Pauline Gumbs. Self described as a “queer black troublemaker,” Gumbs is a writer, scholar, and activist who currently teaches at the University of Minnesota. This conversation is not to be missed!

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Bi+ Picnic and Hike
Apr
28
1:00 PM13:00

Bi+ Picnic and Hike

Do you want to celebrate the beginning of spring by sightseeing and hiking with your friends? Come join Bisexual Organizing Project-BOP for our hiking meetup on Sunday, April 28! We will be visiting Minneapolis's 50-foot Minnehaha Falls and hiking a scenic trail that follows Minnehaha Creek into the Mississippi River. We'll start off with a picnic from 1pm-2pm at Hiawatha Statue right next to the falls before we begin our hike. We'll be bringing snacks, and feel free to bring your own food if you want! (Please notify us if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions.

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