Terrace Thursdays
Aug
22
6:00 PM18:00

Terrace Thursdays

Get into your groove on the Walker’s rooftop with hot music, dancing, fashion, and more. Terrace Thursdays showcase a diverse lineup of inspirational individuals breaking boundaries in art and identity. Meet your people, meet new people, grab a drink, and make the most of summer!

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Bi+ Discussion Group
Aug
22
6:00 PM18:00

Bi+ Discussion Group

Come join our discussion group which happens every Month. This is a safe and welcoming environment and a great way to navigate bi+ issues and bond with other community members. A Board member facilitator will bring topics to get the conversation started or we can talk about your questions and issues.

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Queen B: a new work of honeybee futurism
Aug
23
6:00 PM18:00

Queen B: a new work of honeybee futurism

Conceived & written by Elle Thoni, given life by a mulit-talented ensemble, and buzzing with the sonic imagination of Dameun Strange, QUEEN B is a new outdoor play dripping with honeybee futurism.
#queenbplay #honeybeefuturism

Join us in the harvest bounty of Tamales y Bicicletas after each performance for a garden social.

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Insert Name Mini Fest
Aug
24
1:00 PM13:00

Insert Name Mini Fest

Hello and welcome to the Insert Name Mini Fest! Join us August 24 from 1-5 pm at the Eagles Club #34 for an afternoon of zines, comics, stickers, and more! Admission is free! We will be kicking off the day with a Mini Comics Reading and holding a contest to name this year’s mini fest (winner gets a crown 👑 and scepter)!

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Queer Health Fair
Aug
24
2:00 PM14:00

Queer Health Fair

Join us for our first-ever Queer Health Fair, promoting knowledge of local LGBTQIA+ literate health care options, confidence in knowledge of our own bodies, and improved chances at access to mental health and addiction services as needed. We’ll have booths from multiple care providers, a talk on How to Eat Healthy When You're Broke for LGBTQIA+ Identities, and a screening of Patient No More, a documentary film about LGBTQIA+ women’s access to healthcare. We’ll wrap up just in time for Grace Lutheran’s free community meal at 5:30!

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Queen B: a new work of honeybee futurism
Aug
24
6:00 PM18:00

Queen B: a new work of honeybee futurism

Conceived & written by Elle Thoni, given life by a mulit-talented ensemble, and buzzing with the sonic imagination of Dameun Strange, QUEEN B is a new outdoor play dripping with honeybee futurism.
#queenbplay #honeybeefuturism

Join us in the harvest bounty of Tamales y Bicicletas after each performance for a garden social.

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Queen B: a new work of honeybee futurism
Aug
25
6:00 PM18:00

Queen B: a new work of honeybee futurism

Conceived & written by Elle Thoni, given life by a mulit-talented ensemble, and buzzing with the sonic imagination of Dameun Strange, QUEEN B is a new outdoor play dripping with honeybee futurism.
#queenbplay #honeybeefuturism

Join us in the harvest bounty of Tamales y Bicicletas after each performance for a garden social.

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Wildfire mind, Magician’s mind: a generative writing experiment
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Wildfire mind, Magician’s mind: a generative writing experiment

In these genre-fluid classes, we’ll surprise ourselves creatively, remove writing roadblocks, and come to the empty page with a spirit of curiosity and openness. The focus of these classes will be on generating new work: each class, we’ll try a range of prompts and exercises drawn from practices including meditation, theater, and visual art, all designed to open up the space for ease, fun, vulnerability, weirdness and experimentation in your writing process

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Mother Goose's Bedtime Stories 2 Year Anniversary Night 1
Aug
30
7:00 PM19:00

Mother Goose's Bedtime Stories 2 Year Anniversary Night 1

Mother Goose’s Bedtime Stories is a celebration of black, brown, and indigenous people. A celebration of queer, gay, lesbian, intersex, transgender, non-binary, pansexual and bisexual. Celebration of womxn. A celebration and intersection of the artistry these powerful people create. This August 30th, join us as we mark 2 years of creating a space of artistic abundance and meaningful connection and collaboration.

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Non-Binary Book Club: Life Isn't Binary
Sep
2
7:00 PM19:00

Non-Binary Book Club: Life Isn't Binary

Join the Non-Binary Book Club for a discussion of Life Isn't Binary by Alex Iantaffi.

Non-binary book club is a space to explore gender queer, gender fluid, and nonbinary gender identities. We will center nonbinary experiences (for example, using they/them pronouns as standard practice in our space), but the group is open to folks of all identities.

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Wildfire mind, Magician’s mind: a generative writing experiment
Sep
4
6:00 PM18:00

Wildfire mind, Magician’s mind: a generative writing experiment

In these genre-fluid classes, we’ll surprise ourselves creatively, remove writing roadblocks, and come to the empty page with a spirit of curiosity and openness. The focus of these classes will be on generating new work: each class, we’ll try a range of prompts and exercises drawn from practices including meditation, theater, and visual art, all designed to open up the space for ease, fun, vulnerability, weirdness and experimentation in your writing process

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Public Trans & Nonbinary Song Circle
Sep
5
6:00 PM18:00

Public Trans & Nonbinary Song Circle

FREE • KIDS WELCOME • ALL-TRANS / NONBINARY SPACE

this song circle is open to all trans & nonbinary & gender diverse people of all ages (aka kids are most certainly welcome!)

this song circle will be held by trans & nonbinary community leaders & song holders jen & doe, with songs by trans composers (soundcloud.com/osprey-huffsmith/sets/trans-magick-circle-songs-for-all-genders) and elder song holders (laurencecole.com)

whether you've never sung before or you've been singing since you were in diapers, this song circle is for you!

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Queer Improv Jam
Sep
8
5:00 PM17:00

Queer Improv Jam

HUGE Theater hosts a monthly queer improv jam- an opportunity to meet new people, create, and explore together in a safe space.

This event is 18+, for those who defy conventional notions of gender and sexuality. If you feel you belong here, you belong here!

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10th Annual Cirque du SoGay
Sep
21
2:00 PM14:00

10th Annual Cirque du SoGay

Mark your calendars and start your tune ups: it's time for the 10TH CIRQUE DU SoGAY!

Cirque du SoGay is a bicycle scavenger hunt featuring a tour of Twin Cities LGBTQ organizations, clubs, businesses & other friendly spaces. All participants start and end in the same location and hit checkpoints along the way in any order they would like. The ride is followed with an awards ceremony with prizes in a number of creative categories, as well as food, music, performance and other queer fun!

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Queer Forms Reception + Fashion Show!
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

Queer Forms Reception + Fashion Show!

  • Regis Center for Art & Katherine E. Nash Gallery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us to celebrate Queer Forms, a multidisciplinary group exhibition and series of public programming that investigates and celebrates the history, politics and culture of LGBTQ+ Liberation across a range of artistic forms and perspectives. Full list of related shows and events: z.umn.edu/nash.

Fashion Show starts @ 8:00 PM
Oskar Ly presents a collection of her original fashion designs. From conceptual to wearable art pieces, Oskar’s designs are centered on the intersections of Hmong culture. She is a pioneer in the Hmong American fashion movement pushing Hmong aesthetics and cultural innovation. https://www.oskarlyart.com/oscouture

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Creative Fuel: A Youth Summit Hosted at Mia
Oct
5
9:15 AM09:15

Creative Fuel: A Youth Summit Hosted at Mia

Come for a FREE day-long event created by teens, for teens. Bring your perspectives on contemporary issues--everything from art to technology to social justice and much more. Let’s dive in together for dialogues, workshops, art making, and to see how to creatively be a catalyst for collaborative problem-solving.

*Designed for ages 14 – 20 years old and adults committed to youth advocacy

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 Q-Quest Middle School Day
Nov
6
9:00 AM09:00

Q-Quest Middle School Day

It's the 15th Annual Q-Quest Youth Festival and Conference! Q-Quest is a day-long event for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, and Allied youth. There are workshops, entertainment, conversation, and resources to be shared with several hundred other LGBTQ+ youth from across the Metro and Greater MN area. Q-Quest will span over two days so we can bring in as many middle school and high school students as possible!

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Q-Quest High School Day
Nov
7
9:00 AM09:00

Q-Quest High School Day

It's the 15th Annual Q-Quest Youth Festival and Conference! Q-Quest is a day-long event for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, and Allied youth. There are workshops, entertainment, conversation, and resources to be shared with several hundred other LGBTQ+ youth from across the Metro and Greater MN area. Q-Quest will span over two days so we can bring in as many middle school and high school students as possible!

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Uproar Comedy Open Mic ft. Ali Sultan
Aug
19
7:30 PM19:30

Uproar Comedy Open Mic ft. Ali Sultan

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 Minny native Ali Sultan.

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Bi+ Board Game Night
Aug
19
7:00 PM19:00

Bi+ Board Game Night

Bi+ friends, come meet us for an awesome board game night in Quatrefoil Library on Monday, August 19! We will bring a few games to choose from, and feel free to bring some of your favorite games to share!

Food is welcome in this space, and we will bring snacks.

Also, feel free to just come and hang out and chat, knit, etc. We hope to see you there!

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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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Twin Cities Black Pride Weekend Festival 2019
Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

Twin Cities Black Pride Weekend Festival 2019

The Minnesota People of Color Pride Organization & BLACK TABLE ARTS Collaborations Present

Saturday - 17th: Black Table Arts - Presents
“The Because Black Life Conference”
10 am to 6 pm / Rarig Center

Saturday - 17th: River Boat, Safe Spaces
Afternoon of fun activities, evening of partying, hill boat ride on the Mississippi, city adventures

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Community Celebration for SafeZone's 25th Anniversary
Aug
15
1:00 PM13:00

Community Celebration for SafeZone's 25th Anniversary

Join us for a celebration! On Thursday, August 15 from 1-5 pm, Face to Face will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of our drop-in center, SafeZone, with a community event. It will take place at our Arcade location, where we will be showcasing youth artists from our recording arts program, housed at SafeZone.

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Transfabulous Workshop: Embroidery
Aug
14
6:00 PM18:00

Transfabulous Workshop: Embroidery

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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Wildfire mind, Magician’s mind: a generative writing experiment
Aug
14
6:00 PM18:00

Wildfire mind, Magician’s mind: a generative writing experiment

In these genre-fluid classes, we’ll surprise ourselves creatively, remove writing roadblocks, and come to the empty page with a spirit of curiosity and openness. The focus of these classes will be on generating new work: each class, we’ll try a range of prompts and exercises drawn from practices including meditation, theater, and visual art, all designed to open up the space for ease, fun, vulnerability, weirdness and experimentation in your writing process

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North Country Gaylaxians Book Club
Aug
13
7:00 PM19:00

North Country Gaylaxians Book Club

The Twin Cities chapter of the Gaylactic Network, an organization for the GLBT fan community, whether it be science fiction, fantasy, horror, comics, or gaming. We read and discuss books of speculative fiction with GLBT or similar content or by GLBT authors. We meet the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Quatrefoil Library in Minneapolis.

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Queer Improv Jam
Aug
11
5:00 PM17:00

Queer Improv Jam

HUGE Theater hosts a monthly queer improv jam- an opportunity to meet new people, create, and explore together in a safe space.

This event is 18+, for those who defy conventional notions of gender and sexuality. If you feel you belong here, you belong here!

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Super Queer Book Club
Aug
8
7:00 PM19:00

Super Queer Book Club

Terri Bischoff is leading SQBC, second Thursday of each month. Terri has been working with books since 1995! She has been a book seller, book store manager, book store owner and currently is working as an acquiring editor for a crime fiction publisher.

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Terrace Thursdays
Aug
8
6:00 PM18:00

Terrace Thursdays

Get into your groove on the Walker’s rooftop with hot music, dancing, fashion, and more. Terrace Thursdays showcase a diverse lineup of inspirational individuals breaking boundaries in art and identity. Meet your people, meet new people, grab a drink, and make the most of summer!

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The Future Is Lit: A Black Visions Collective Fundraiser
Aug
8
5:30 PM17:30

The Future Is Lit: A Black Visions Collective Fundraiser

Black Visions Collective (BLVC) is a Black-led, Queer and Trans centering organization whose mission is to organize powerful, connected Black communities and dismantle systems of violence. Join us in investing in visionary Black leadership. There will be performances (performer names to be announced closer to the event), light refreshments, and so many powerful people.

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Non-Binary Book Club: She of the Mountains
Aug
5
7:00 PM19:00

Non-Binary Book Club: She of the Mountains

Join the Non-Binary Book Club for a discussion of She of the Mountains by Vivek Shraya. Get your copy at Moon Palace Books for 20% off!

Non-binary book club is a space to explore gender queer, gender fluid, and nonbinary gender identities. We will center non-binary experiences (for example, using they/them pronouns as standard practice in our space), but the group is open to folks of all identities.

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Terrace Thursdays
Jul
25
6:00 PM18:00

Terrace Thursdays

Get into your groove on the Walker’s rooftop with hot music, dancing, fashion, and more. Terrace Thursdays showcase a diverse lineup of inspirational individuals breaking boundaries in art and identity. Meet your people, meet new people, grab a drink, and make the most of summer!

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Wench Welding--Femme/Trans/Women Welding Night
Jul
25
6:00 PM18:00

Wench Welding--Femme/Trans/Women Welding Night

Wench Welding night is back at the Hack Factory! We'll have a project and get re-aquainted with the space and machines. We'll meet at 6pm in the classroom space at the Hack Factory and tranistion to the shop! We'll have jackets, welding hoods, and some spare gloves but if you have your own set, we encourage you to bring it!

If you have any questions, you can email metalshop@tcmaker.org

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LGBTQ in Tech
Jul
25
6:00 PM18:00

LGBTQ in Tech

LGBTQ Tech Meet Up Event invites you, your colleagues and friends to connect and socialize with other LGBTQ folks and allies in the tech industry! This meet up is informal and social - it serves as an opportunity to meet up with other professionals that are looking to make more connections in the industry. All are welcome!

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