Saturday, June 2
THE JUMP OFF!!! Kickoff Party
The Summit (2210 Summit St), 10pm-2am, 18+, FB event here
Let’s get Community Pride jumpin with Black, brown, & queer DJs playing tracks from club to techno to disco and more with a.s.l.princess & noided.v from Columbus and fana & adab from Cleveland! (This is our only 18+ event)
Tuesday, June 5
MAJOR! Screening & Panel
LOCATION TBA, 6pm-9pm, all ages, FB event here
Come out for a community screening of the the award-winning documentary MAJOR!, which chronicles the life-long activism of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy. The film will be followed by a panel discussion, featuring SPECIAL GUEST Miss Major herself via Skype.
Thursday, June 7
Black, Brown, and ONYX Zine Release & Cookout
934 Gallery (934 Cleveland Ave), 6-9pm, all ages, FB event here
Featuring visual and written art from queer and trans people of color in Ohio, ONYX is about and created in honor of taking pride in ourselves. Come for free copies of ONYX along with an outdoor family cookout and open mic! ONYX is a followup to Black Queer & Intersectional Columbus’ zine OBSIDIAN released last June.
Monday, June 11
Marsha P. Johnson Day
Vanderelli Room (218 McDowell St), 6-8pm, all ages, FB event here
Know her name but not her legacy? Don’t know Marsha P. at all? Come learn about and celebrate one of the major leaders in the fight for trans liberation with a community art collage, a timeline of Marsha P.’s life, flower crown crafting, and a group discussion on how we can continue her legacy. Food provided.
Saturday, June 16
Community Pride Festival
Mayme Moore Park (240 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd), 11am-7pm, all ages, FB event here
Join us for a day of celebration, creativity, and joy. There will be performances and visual art by queer and trans artists of color, a community resource fair, outdoor activities for children (and the young at heart), POC-owned food trucks, and much more! You really won’t wanna miss this.