Pridefest Official After-Party


Hampton Roads Pride and Waterside District Presents: Unleash your Pride and party the night away at Hampton Roads Pride's first PrideFest After-Party! Join us following PrideFest on June 24 at 8pm at Waterside District for a celebration. Experience live entertainment at Blue Moon Outdoor Stage, indulge in specialty PRIDE cocktails, and chill out in Rocky Mountain Grill. Best of all, it's FREE and exclusively for those 21+! Don't miss this chance to support the LGBTQ+ community as a percentage of drink sales goes towards the Hampton Roads Pride scholarship fund. Get ready for an unforgettable night of love, inclusivity, and pure fun. See you at the after-party! For more information on Hampton Roads Pride and a complete calendar of events visit: #BreakFree23 #PrideFest #WatersideVA #Afterparty

Pridefest Official After-Party2023-05-31T20:03:29-04:00

Virginia Queer Film Festival


JUNE 14 - 16, 2023 Old Dominion University 4700 Terminal Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23508 The festival is designed to connect audiences with original films by, for and about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people and their families and provide a forum for LGBTQ+ filmmakers to share and discuss their work. The festival will kick off on Wednesday night with an opening reception. Screenings will take place June 15–16 at the University Theater and the Yetiv Theater on ODU’s campus. An awards ceremony will be held Friday night at University Theater. In addition to education, the festival is also implementing a Give Back Volunteer Program. Local LGBTQ+ service organizations can solicit volunteers to work one or more of the festival screenings. The festival will then donate a percentage of the proceeds from those screenings back to the organization. To Volunteer, purchase tickets or view the full festival schedule visit

Virginia Queer Film Festival2023-06-05T17:53:32-04:00

Hampton Roads Transgender Day of Visibility


Attention All "Naturally Occurring Sweet Things!" In partnership with LGBT Life Center and Transgender Assistance Program of Virginia JOIN US FOR NATIONAL Trans* Day of Visibility A day of food, fun, and connection! Hosted by Southeastern Transgender Resource Center This community gathering will include : - Food - Raffles and prizes - Music by DJ Q! - Free HIV & STI testing - Drinks - and more!

Hampton Roads Transgender Day of Visibility2023-03-09T21:40:30-05:00

Special Benefit Performance with HR Pride & LGBT Life Center


Little Theatre of Virginia Beach, Hampton Roads Pride, and LGBT Life Center will host a benefit performance of The Legend of Georgia McBride on Thursday, March 16 at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:30pm and include silent auction items and raffle prizes. Show begins at 7:30pm and promptly followed by a cast meet & greet reception including complimentary champagne and desserts He’s young, he’s broke, his landlord’s knocking at the door, and he’s just found out his wife is going to have a baby. To make matters even more desperate, Casey is fired from his gig as an Elvis impersonator in a run-down, small-town Florida bar. When the bar owner brings in a B-level drag show to replace his act, Casey finds that he has a whole lot to learn about show business—and himself.

Special Benefit Performance with HR Pride & LGBT Life Center2023-03-09T21:25:29-05:00

Hampton Roads Pride Film Screening: Queer history of Hampton Roads


Hampton Roads Pride is proud to sponsor and to showcase this first screening of the first installment of a series of short films on the queer history of America's first region: Hampton Roads. This inaugural film focuses on Norfolk's Ghent neighborhood with over a dozen stops on a tour of the most significant people and places that contributed to the making of our own LGBTQ communities. Based upon archival research and oral interviews, it hopes to make the hidden narratives of our area visible to a general public.  

Hampton Roads Pride Film Screening: Queer history of Hampton Roads2023-03-09T21:15:41-05:00
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