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Creating Change 2021

Online

Register now at creatingchange.org! For 33 years, the National LGBTQ Task Force has brought you Creating Change, the largest LGBTQ activist conference in the country. Every year, thousands of people from across the country come together to learn, connect, and resist. At Creating Change we sharpen our minds with skills and knowledge, fill our hearts with love and joy, and deepen our commitment to freedom, justice and equity for all LGBTQ people. Creating Change 2021 will be no different, with one big exception: Creating Change 2021 will be our first ever virtual conference. - Q: What is Creating Change? A: The…

Free – $500

SAGE Coffee and Conversation

Online

Kathi will set up a zoom gathering for 10:00 til noon on Thursday morning. If you would like to join that zoom Coffee and Conversation, contact Kathi at kboyle@persadcenter.org.

Coats 4 Care

True T Studios 4623 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh

Coats 4 Care is an annual winter give back providing winter weather essentials to persons in need. This is a 2-day event featuring health services, hot meals, and inclement weather attire. FREE to the entire community. Must have a mask. We have masks for those who do not. #CovidSafe REGISTRATION: https://rb.gy/shm3sb VOLUNTEER LINK: https://cutt.ly/Bhv9lAh PARTNERS: – True T PGH – Color Me Urban: Pittsburgh – The Bloomfield Garfield Corporation – AIDS Free Pittsburgh – Project Silk Pgh (Ticket Location) – Central Outreach Wellness Center (Ticket Location)

AFFIRM

Online

AFFIRM is a CBT-based group support series for LGBTQIA2S+ Youth ages 14-21. AFFIRM runs for 6 virtual sessions on Thursdays in January and February of 2021 from 5pm-7pm EST. AFFIRM is a space to learn and practice skills for mindfulness, healthy coping behaviors, personal advocacy, self-celebration, and social network building. This program is facilitated by a Black, nonbinary adult. The dates for this series: January 14, 21, and 28th AND February 4, 11, and 18th You’ll receive a care package every other week that includes snacks, drinks, AFFIRM materials, fidgets, and art supplies.

Breaking Binary

Online

Facilitated by Mataoka Winston Our growing need to understand the spectrum of gender and sexuality is being reflected in our language. Discovering The World Of Third Genders, Breaking Binary explores what it means to be two-spirited while dismantling the social norms of traditional male versus female idealizations.

Friday Night Trivia & Music Videos

5801 Video Lounge 5801 Ellsworth Ave., Pittsburgh

Join us each Friday as the Trivia Jockeys entertain us w/ a unique blend of Trivia & Music Videos. Request songs, win prizes during trivia, and enjoy great drink and food specials.

Brewers Drag and Dine

Brewer's Bar 3315 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh

A Dinner show sure to excite & delight as the performers flip, dip, and dive around and OFF the stage! Performances from your Brewers House Cast every Friday & Saturday Night. Seating starts at 8PM – Show at 8:30 – Reserved seating only Table reservations required. Tickets are sold by the table for seating up to 6 per table. Initial food options included with your ticket purchase – Personal Pizza or a Hot Dog. Other food options available for purchase. CDC Guidelines and State Mandates will be followed. Mask required upon entry. Mask must be worn any time you are…

Brewers Drag and Dine

Brewer's Bar 3315 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh

A Dinner show sure to excite & delight as the performers flip, dip, and dive around and OFF the stage! Performances from your Brewers House Cast every Friday & Saturday Night. Seating starts at 8PM – Show at 8:30 – Reserved seating only Table reservations required. Tickets are sold by the table for seating up to 6 per table. Initial food options included with your ticket purchase – Personal Pizza or a Hot Dog. Other food options available for purchase. CDC Guidelines and State Mandates will be followed. Mask required upon entry. Mask must be worn any time you are…

Sunday FunDay

5801 Video Lounge 5801 Ellsworth Ave., Pittsburgh

Join your friends each Sunday for the best Sunday Funday in Pittsburgh. Brunch from 11 to 2 pm, a FREE Drag Show from 12 till 3 pm, and Inappropriate Hurricanes all day long!! As always, we will be following CDC and State guidance on Covid protections to provide you a safe and entertaining day.

1Hood Power Hour

Online

Please join 1Hood Power for a virtual forum to discuss all things political in SWPA and beyond. 1Hood Power Hour is a virtual public affairs forum featuring elected officials, policymakers and thought leaders discussing current events, legislative action, and electoral politics. Mondays @ 7pm - 1Hood Media FB Live

Gay Men’s Book Discussion Group – “The Velvet Rage” – Overcoming the Pain of Growing up Gay in a Straight Man’s World

Online

Beginning Tuesday, January 19th, I will be facilitating a 5-week discussion group on Zoom, in which we will be utilizing Alan Downs' groundbreaking book, “The Velvet Rage,” as a launching pad to discuss our varied experiences of growing up gay, navigating secrecy and shame, coming out, and our individual efforts to cultivate authenticity and wholeness as adult gay men. Within this group, you are invited to either follow along with us in the book, or skip the book altogether, and simply join us for some great conversation and genuine connection. I’m so excited for the chance to meet some new…