“Pioneering Voices: Portraits of Transgender People” October 17- November 22, Cedar Lane UU, Bethesda, MD

October 17-November 22, Photo Exhibit Sunday, October 18, 12:30-2:00pm, Panel Discussion Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, Bethesda, MD “Pioneering Voices” is a museum-quality exhibit of photographs and personal stories of trans* people of all ages, and their partners and children. Created by Family Diversity Projects1, the exhibit provides a moving personal introduction to trans* people(…)

“Express Yourself” Extravaganza – Oct. 17, UU Congregation of Fairfax, Oakton, VA

October 17, 7:00pm Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, Oakton, VA Free admission Individuals of all ages are encouraged to come dressed in the style and clothing that expresses their best self, the style they are happiest in. Sign up, by October 10, to walk the runway in the “show” or come to cheer on those who(…)

Screenings of “The New Black” – Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Oct. 19, Columbia and Ellicott City, MD

Thursday, September 17, 7:00pm at The Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way in Columbia, MD
Thursday, October 15, 7:00pm at the Roger Carter Community Center, 3000 Milltowne Drive in Ellicott City, MD
Thursday, October 29, 7:00pm at the Howard County Library System Central Branch, 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia, MD
Directed, produced and written by Yoruba Richen, “The New Black” tells the story of the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland and charts the evolution of this divisive issue within the black community.

Gender Conference – November 13 and 14, Timonium, MD

November 13 & 14, 2015 in Baltimore
North Baltimore Plaza Hotel, Timonium, MD
Friday, November 13: Professional Symposium
Workshops, discussions and networking for education, medical, mental health and social service professionals.

Saturday, November 14: Family Day
Workshops for parents and caregivers; full programs for youth: teen workshops, tween programming and a kids’ camp.

Northern Virginia Pride Festival – October 3, Centreville, VA

Saturday, October 3, 12:00 noon-9;00pm
Bull Run Park Special Events Center
Centreville, VA
Event Website

The purpose of this festival is to celebrate the history, progress, and diversity of the Northern Virginia LGBTQ-community and its straight allies, provide unforgettable entertainment, a forum for local LGBTQ groups to network, and showcase pro-equality businesses and organizations in the community-at-large.