The Combined Arms Institute will host the LGBTQ+ Veterans & Allies Military Ball at the Lone Star Flight Museum in Houston, Texas on Friday, April 30, 6-10pm.
This is a unique opportunity for LGBTQ+ veterans, all veterans, and allies to gather, celebrate, and be recognized. Veterans are at the center of Combined Arms ongoing outreach and support work which is inclusive of all U.S. military veterans, and we are proud to host this event.
This event will honor the history of LGBTQ+ veterans and celebrate the 10th anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell which required service members to be silent about their authentic lives.
The Combined Arms community, including allies, advocates, and family members are welcome to join in this celebration where LGBTQ+ veterans are recognized for their service.Read more
Poetic Theater Productions is teaming up with the Brooklyn Public Library's Incubator Program (Brooklyn Heights Branch) to present Untold Stories: You Ask, I Tell, a transformative writing workshop for LGBTQ veterans and young adults. This 8-week virtual workshop will bring together 6 queer veteran artists and 6 queer young adults to connect and converse, creating new written work based on these conversations.Read more
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host Intrepid Family Days: Pride Week - Express Yourself! on Saturday, June 11, 1-4pm at the Museum. Sailors often got creative while at sea for long periods of time. Get up close to some of the artwork found on our ship, discover how symbols and paint schemes make planes unique, and learn about other ways sailors expressed themselves through art-making activities and storytelling! Enjoy a read aloud about Harvey Milk and the history of the rainbow flag. Free with advance registration.
West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
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The New York State Division of Veteran' Services is calling on all LGBTQ+ veterans who live in New York State to complete the 2021 LGBTQ+ Community Survey for New York State. This survey asks about military service as well as vital information about health and life experiences that will make services more responsive and inclusive for all LGBTQ+ people in New York.
The survey is fully anonymous, and no personal identifying information will be asked. The survey can be taken in English or Spanish.
This survey is only put out once every five years so please participate to have your needs and experiences counted!
**Responses will be accepted until September 30, 2021.**
Student Veterans of America (SVA), Minority Veterans of America (MVA), American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER), Transgender American Veterans Association (TAVA), and SPARTA are coming together to host a virtual Pride block party for the entire month of June!
Pride block parties are an integral part of LGBTQ pride celebrations across the country. Again this year, the pandemic has caused many pride parades, festivals, and block parties to be canceled for the safety of the community. Canceling these events does not mean that we can’t still celebrate our pride and make an impact in the community around us.Read more