Projects and events that educate, unify and empower LGBTQ+ people as integral members of Hawaii’s larger diverse community. To have your program listed, contact: calendar@hawaiilgbtlegacy.com Please note, the Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation (HLLF) provides this calendar as a service to the community. For more information about particular listings, please contact the presenting organizations, not HLLF. Read our disclaimer hereMahalo. 


Mai hoʻohuli i ka lima i ka luna

Hawaii State Art Museum 250 South Hotel St, Honolulu

Mai hoʻohuli i ka lima i ka luna features Hawaiian art from the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and is guest curated by Drew Broderick, Kaʻili Chun, and Kapulani Landgraf. By kānaka artists for kānaka artists, this exhibition displays a scope of contemporary Hawaiian art rarely seen … Continue reading Mai hoʻohuli i ka lima i ka luna

Anthony Patrick Manieri: Arrested Movement | online exhibition

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The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Advocate & Gochis Galleries are excited to announce a new online exhibition, Arrested Movement, featuring the photography of Anthony Patrick Manieri.  Arrested Movement is an inclusive portrait series and awareness initiative celebrating and promoting positive body image for men. What started out for professional photographer Manieri as a single photo … Continue reading Anthony Patrick Manieri: Arrested Movement | online exhibition

Call for Workshop Proposals: 2021 InterPride World Conference

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InterPride is now accepting workshop proposals for the 2021 virtual World Conference & General Meeting - hosted this year by InterPride and coordinated by CSIC. Save the date: the 2021 World Conference & General Meeting is being held virtually from Nov 6-Nov 14, 2021, with most of the programming taking place on the weekends. Submissions for workshop … Continue reading Call for Workshop Proposals: 2021 InterPride World Conference

The Pride of Sundance: 400 LGBTQ+ Films from Festival History

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LGBTQ+ films have been a staple of the Sundance Film Festival for decades—since the Institute’s inception back in the early 1980s. The history of Sundance’s work nurturing and presenting stories from and about the queer community is deep and resonant, and during June they're looking back at that legacy. Click here to see their amazing … Continue reading The Pride of Sundance: 400 LGBTQ+ Films from Festival History

June 7: Applications Accepted | Rental & Utility Relief Program

City & County of Honolulu Rental & Utility Relief Program

The City and County of Honolulu encourages people and families who are experiencing hardship from the pandemic to apply for the Rental and Utility Relief Program at oneoahu.org/renthelp. The program will accept 10,000 applications this round and has received 6,000 as of June 10. “Helping struggling individuals and families to get back on their feet is … Continue reading June 7: Applications Accepted | Rental & Utility Relief Program

Ian Tapu at HSCADV Conference

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Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation board member Ian Tapu (Hawaii State Judiciary) will be a featured speaker at "From the Margins to the Center: Building Solidarity Across Movements", the 18th Annual conference of the Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Ian's workshop is titled "Queerness and Justice: Exploring the Intersectionality of Violence". Joining Ian will be … Continue reading Ian Tapu at HSCADV Conference

Reservations open: Rainbow Town Hall: The History and Future of HIV/AIDS in Hawaii

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40 Years of HIV/AIDS: The History and Future of HIV/AIDS in Hawaii. Please join us Thursday, June 17th at 6pm for a very special Rainbow Town Hall panel discussion via Zoom. This month we are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the first AIDS Walk here in Hawaii as well as the 40th anniversary of Dr David McEwan … Continue reading Reservations open: Rainbow Town Hall: The History and Future of HIV/AIDS in Hawaii

Registration open: Social Justice Reel Camps for Girls

Wai Wai Collective

Registration is now open for Hawaii Women In Filmmaking's free 2021 Summer Social Justice Reel Camps for Girls. The Reel Camps are filmmaking programs to learn about environmental justice, reproductive justice, LGBTQ+ rights, mental wellness, and making media that matters. The programs are for all cis, trans girls, gender-expansive, and non-binary people who are comfortable … Continue reading Registration open: Social Justice Reel Camps for Girls

Call for Submissions: Portraits of Gender Diversity in the Pacific

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The creative team behind award-winning films Kumu Hina and Leitis in Waiting is partnering with the Berniece Pau’ahi Bishop Museum in Honolulu to curate an exhibition featuring a collection of portraits of gender diverse Pacific Islanders whose identity and expression are rooted in their cultural backgrounds. The concept stems from the fervent belief that visibility … Continue reading Call for Submissions: Portraits of Gender Diversity in the Pacific

Engagement Party Rainbow Town Hall

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The May 25 Engagement Party Rainbow Town Hall, presented by the Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation, is now available for free online on our website.  Watch this fascinating discussion about Hawaii's early, pivotal role in achieving marriage equality, featuring Sasha Issenberg, author of the new book "The Engagement: American's Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same-Sex Marriage". Joining Sasha were the Hon. … Continue reading Engagement Party Rainbow Town Hall

We’ve Got Your Back! Learn How to Show Up for Your Transgender & Nonbinary Colleagues

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This year has tested the resilience and brilliance of transgender and nonbinary people living in the United States. Given the tragic spike in the murders of largely of Black trans women in 2021, coupled with the surge of anti-trans legislation – over 130 bills introduced in over 30 states – business leaders have a tremendous … Continue reading We’ve Got Your Back! Learn How to Show Up for Your Transgender & Nonbinary Colleagues

U.S. Census New Data Visualization: How Do People in Same-Sex Couples Compare to Opposite-Sex Couples?

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A new data visualization from the U.S. Census Bureau allows users to explore characteristics of same-sex and opposite-sex married and unmarried couple households at the state level in 2019. Since the visualization is based on ACS data, only couples that include the householder are reflected. There were roughly 980,000 same-sex couple households in the United … Continue reading U.S. Census New Data Visualization: How Do People in Same-Sex Couples Compare to Opposite-Sex Couples?

June 10 – 27: Untitled TMT Project

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Dramatizing the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope, Untitled TMT Project explores the intersections of the sacred, science, government, capitalism, and tradition. This play draws inspiration from interviews with kia‘i, government officials, activists, scientists, and community members, as well as visits to Pu‘uhonua o Pu‘uhuluhulu Maunakea and observatories. Weaving together hula and oli, original narrative, interviews, and … Continue reading June 10 – 27: Untitled TMT Project

Through June 17: Life Interrupted: Navigating What’s Next

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After more than a year of living upended by the pandemic, we’re seeing some signs of relief from the crisis brought by COVID-19. But experts agree that a majority of us still feel the fallout of isolation, financial strain and grappling with mental health issues. To help our community get through these challenges, HONOLULU Magazine is presenting a free four-part series with … Continue reading Through June 17: Life Interrupted: Navigating What’s Next

The Engagement: America’s Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same- Sex Marriage

Sasha Issenberg takes us back to Hawaii in the 1990s, when that state's courts first started grappling with the question, through the emergence of the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996 that raised marriage to a national issue, to the first legal same-sex weddings in Massachusetts, to the epic face-off over California’s Proposition 8, and … Continue reading The Engagement: America’s Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same- Sex Marriage

June 18-28: Transyouth Care Educational Symposium

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Trans Family Support Services is offering Transyouth Care, a comprehensive 16 hour training designed for professionals interested in providing sensitive and competent mental health and medical care for gender non-conforming children, transgender youth and youth adults. CEUs will be offered. While this training is designed for professionals, parents and others wanting to learn more about … Continue reading June 18-28: Transyouth Care Educational Symposium

Trevor Project 2021 National Survey on LGBTQ Mental Health

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The past year has been incredibly difficult for so many, but we also know that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth have faced unique challenges. The Trevor Project’s 2021 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health sheds light on many of these challenges by capturing the experiences of nearly 35,000 LGBTQ youth … Continue reading Trevor Project 2021 National Survey on LGBTQ Mental Health

Dana Paresa: Hawaiʻi For Real

Arts & Letters Nuʻuanu 1164 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu

FLUX says, "Queer diasporic Kanaka artist, Dana Paresa presents a new exhibition ... monotypes and drawings from Paresa’s pandemic diaries, which offers a glimpse into the artist’s world, complete with self-effacing internal monologues, first-person contemplations on just about everything, and recurring characters, like her partner and their cat. "The exhibition title is borrowed from a … Continue reading Dana Paresa: Hawaiʻi For Real

15th Annual LGBTQ Community Survey

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Make your voice heard by participating in CMI's 15th Annual LGBTQ Community Survey. Previous surveys have had over 45,000 participants from 150 countries, providing invaluable data that's offered free to help non-profits, universities, and organizations better serve the LGBTQ+ community. Results will be published on the CMI.info website for free download on approximately August 15. We've been partnering with CMI since 1999, … Continue reading 15th Annual LGBTQ Community Survey

State of Hawaii COVID-19 Portal

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Get the latest information on vaccinations, social distancing, travel and more from the State of Hawaii Department of Health. Available in English, Hawaiian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Spanish, Tagalog, Samoan, Thai and Vietnamese. Click here.    

Juneteenth

”Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865—the day when enslaved people in Texas received word that US Civil War had ended and they were free. It was the first time in almost 250 years that there was no legal slavery in North America. We're observing Juneteenth in Hawai‘i to honor the hope our ancestors experienced in that … Continue reading Juneteenth

Pickup Games with the Hawaii Gay Flag Football League

Kapiolani Regional Park 3840 Paki Avenue, Honolulu

The Hawaii Gay Flag Football League (HiGFFL) is back out on the fields! They're playing pickup games Saturday mornings at Kapiolani Park throughout June (warm up starting around 10:30am), and everyone is welcome to play and/or watch. A great way to celebrate National Pride Month! HiGFFL's pre-season skills clinics begin July 31 and their 2021 … Continue reading Pickup Games with the Hawaii Gay Flag Football League

June meeting: Stonewall Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii

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This month's Stonewall Caucus meeting will feature presentations by Miss Hawai'i Samantha Neyland and the Hawai'i Health and Harm Reduction Center before its regular meeting begins. Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/95679906596?pwd=a25DNVI2d0szdVJMMDJSeGY2NmM1QT09 Meeting ID: 956 7990 6596 Passcode: 246163 For more information, click here. The Stonewall Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, founded in 2001, is … Continue reading June meeting: Stonewall Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii

Hawaii Sexual and Gender Minority Workgroup Services Directory

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The Hawaii SGM Services Directory connects sexual and gender minority clients with providers that actively work to make their business a safe space. The directory can be downloaded here and will be posted on the Hawai’i Department of Health’s (HDOH) SGM Resource Hub website. This is an opt-in directory of organizations and individuals (including but … Continue reading Hawaii Sexual and Gender Minority Workgroup Services Directory

Lei: Aloha, With Pride

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Lei explores the stories that reflect the meaning of Aloha through the lens of the LGBTQ+ community in Hawaii and around the world. Their streaming platform Lei TV features original episodes celebrating LGBTQ+ pioneers like big wave surfer Keala Kennelly, social media star Bretman Rock, trans civil rights activist Kim Coco Iwamoto, choreographer and Lady … Continue reading Lei: Aloha, With Pride