Thursday, May 30th
from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
at the Human Rights Campaign Equality Forum, 1640 Rhode Island Ave. NW, DC
a community resource fair, free HIV testing, a panel discussion, awards presentation and a historical exhibit of public health posters from metropolitan Washington, DC This event is free and open to the public--all ages welcome! A suggested $5 donation supports refreshments, appetizers and the Latino GLBT History Project's year round programs in historical preservation, cultural celebrations, advocacy and educational presentations at local and national conferences. The DC Latino Pride advisory committee includes ¡Empodérate!, Identity and Grupo Latino Dignity Washington, DC.
Sunday, June 2nd from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Metropolitan Community Church, 474 Ridge Street NW
We invite you to a Spanish language LGBT inclusive ecumenical faith service co-hosted by Grupo Latino Dignity Washington, Latino GLBT History Project, Metropolitan Community Church of Washington, Spanish Ministry and St. Thomas' Episcopal Church in celebration of LGBT Pride month. Following the service we invite you to join us for light refreshments and socializing. MCCDC is located o
n 5th street between M and N streets NW). Near the Convention Center Metro (Green / Yellow Lines).
Thursday, June 6th
from 10:00pm to 2:00am at Town Danceboutique, 2009 8th Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
The celebration will culminate in a night of high-impact cultural performances from DC’s top LGBT Latino and an all-night Latino Pride dance party spinning DC’s best Latin beats h—the perfect way to kick off Capital Pride weekend! 18+ with ID. There is a $10 cover. Proceeds support the Latino GLBT History Project's year round programs in historical preservation, cultural celebrations, advocacy and educational presentations at local and national conferences.
The Latino GLBT History Project will also participate in the Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8th joined by Pedro Biaggi en la Mañana radio talent and the Capital Pride Festival on Sunday, June 10th. For more information or to volunteer go to www.LatinoGLBTHistory.org or email Wilmer Gutierrez at LatinoPrideChairs@LatinoGLBTHistory.org. For sponsorship opportunities contact Raul Olivo or David Perez at sponsor@LatinoGLBTHistory.org.
Join the Latino GLBT History Project to honor LGBT Latinas and Latinos who have made advances for LGBT Latino equality. The celebration of Hispanic Heritage and LGBT History months features a networking reception, awards ceremony and historical exhibit. Contact LHP President David M. Perez for more information.
U.S. Department of Agriculture & the National Farmworker Women’s Alliance Hispanic Heritage
This celebration and community awareness event will highlight the contributions of women working in agriculture. You will hear first-hand from Farmworker women about the priorities and concerns surrounding our rural communities. We will also bring awareness regarding the work being done by USDA to better serve rural communities.
Read More - Check out the Metro Weekly article and attend the event to support Jose at the Awards Ceremony!
Friday, October 5th, Gala Hispanic Theatre, Columbia Heights
Discounted $20 Tickets are available for LHP supportes to attend In Spite of Love / El desdén con el desdén (in Spanish with English surtitles) on Cotober 5th. Call 202-234-7174 or go the box office in Columbia Heights & mention LHP for the discount. In Spite of Love: A Count and Princess have vowed never to fall in love—then they meet each other! One of the most popular comedies to come out of Spain’s Golden Age. By Agustín Moreto & Directed by Hugo Medrano.
Saturday, October 6th, 11am to 5pm Harriet Tubman Elementary Field, Columbia Heights
LHP partners with LULAC on voter registration Drive at the Columbia Heights Day Festival. Use entrance on Kenyon St. NW between 11th and 13th Streets NW, DC.
Thursday, October 11th, 6-8pm at Nellie's Sports Bar, 900 U Street, NW DC
Celebrate National Coming Out Day with the DC Mayor's Office on GLBT Affairs launch of the first DC LGBT Facebook App!
History, Preservation & Documentaries: Trans-Visible Reception: RSVP
Saturday, October 13 from 5-7 p.m. at the LULAC National Office, 1133 19th St. NW, STE 1000, Washington, DC
You are cordially invited to a reception with Roland Palencia, an LGBT Latino activist from Los Angeles, CA and the Executive Producer of Trans-Visible: Bamby's story, the first U.S. documentary film about a transgender Latina leader. At the reception, we will show excerpts of the documentary, view a digital photo exhibit of Transgender Latino leaders from DC and engage in a dialogue on the importance of documenting LGBT Latin@ history projects.
Please join us for our annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage and LGBT History months and a benefit for the Latino GLBT History Project. This event is an important opportunity to celebrate 25 years of LBGT Latino activism, support the Latino GLBT History Project, reflect on our accomplishments over the past year and honor LGBT Latinos who have made outstanding contributions our movement. Join 100 LGBTQ Latinas, Latinos and allied leaders from national and local non-profit, government and corporate sectors for a a wine reception, appetizers, entertainment and a photo exhibit documenting moments in time over the last 25 years from LGBTQ Latino activists from across the United States.
Latino LGBT History Project Volunteer Day
Saturday, October 20th from 12:00pm to 3pm at the DC Center, 1318 U St. NW, DC.
Explore Latino GLBT History! Join the Latino GLBT History Project for our monthly Historical Archives volunteer meetings organize items from our collection of memorabilia from national and local Latino GLBT activists, social personalities and local community groups and national advocacy organizations dating back to the 19802. R.S.V.P. to committee chairs, Jose Gutierrez and Esther Hidalg at EHidalgo@LatinoGLBTHistory.org or call Jose Gutierrez in advance at 202-588-0067.
In a fast-paced immigrant community where dreams are often lost to economic survival, two young Chicanas contemplate life when they stir unexpected desires in each other. Tickets will be $10.00 and available online through Reel Affirmations website at http://ratixs2012.eventbrite.com/. Email DPerez@LatinoGLBTHistory.org with any questions.
http://www.facebook.com/events/499368633420939/ Join the Latino GLBT History Project for our next monthly Historical Archives volunteer meeting on Saturday, November 17th from 12:00pm to 3pm at our office at the DC Center, 1318 U St. NW, DC. You will get a chance to view some of LHP's archives materials dating back to the mid-1980s. LHP has a collection of memorabilia from national and local Latino GLBT activists, social personalities and local community groups and national advocacy organizations. R.S.V.P. on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/events/499368633420939/ or via email to DPerez@LatinoGLBTHistory.org or call Jose Gutierrez in advance at 202-588-0067. Make sure you RSVP so you know our location. We will move back and forth from our storage unit and our office at the DC Center.
Part of the 25th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change
Join us for a national convening of LGBT Latin@ activists! Share best practices, learn from one another and build the capacity of our movement!
Saturday, March 23rd at 6:00 PM at Remington's, 639 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC
March 27, 2013 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM at the Fathom Creative, 1333 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20011
Join the Mayor's Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Affairs, Fathom Creative, the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy & Initiatives, the DC Department of Health, and The Mautner Project as we honor five women who have made a significant impact and contribution to the LGBT community and the movement! Light Refreshments. R.S.V.P. required.
Please click on the tabs above to find out more information about our upcoming events and activities. Our meetings are generally bilingual in Spanish and English. Throughout the year we have board meetings, volunteer opportunities, Historical Archives work day meetings, educational presentations and cultural events such as, LHP's DC Latino Pride and our Hispanic LGBTQ Heritage celebration. Meetings are also uploaded into the Google calendar below. We invite you to participate!
Latino GLBT History Project (LHP) 2012 Events
Historical Archives Volunteer Days 3rd Saturday of the Month from 12-3pm, DC Center, 1318 U St. NW, DCSocial Gatherings at local barsMonthly Newsletter: Infórmate DC - A bilingual resource for GLBT Latina/o history, news and community activism in the nation's capital
Educational Presentations to community groups throughout the year.
LHP hosts Creating Change LGBT Latino Caucus on Saturday, January 28, 2012, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Hilton Baltimore
DC Black & Latino Prides Joint Happy Hour
Women's History Month Celebration
May 20th - DC Latino Pride La Corona - Latino History Project Royal Court CoronationMay 30th - DC Latino Pride La PlaticaMay 30th - Barefoot Wine & Bubbly VIP Reception - For Sponsors and Host Committee members
June 3rd - DC Latino Pride La MisaJune 6th - DC Latino Pride La Fiesta
Hispanic GLBT History Month Social Events, Presentations and Awards Reception
Holiday Reception for Board and Planning Committees