On June 23, Broadway singer/actor Michael Longoria kicks off NYC Pride with a benefit concert for New Alternatives, an organization that helps homeless LGBT youth 16-24 years old become self-sufficient.
On Monday, June 20, New York City Pride celebrations enjoy a star-studded LGBT kick-off concert, "Broadway Sings for Pride" an annual musical event at the JCC Manhattan.
Celebrating its 40th anniversary from June 16-26, the LGBT film fest Frameline40 expands its Centerpiece offerings with a selection from each of the U.S. Features, Documentary, and World Cinema sections.
With 400 artists from more than 95 groups performing 83 shows, the Chicago Women's Funny Festival packs the best in female comedy into four funny-filled days, June 16-19 at Stage 773.
On June 11, from 2:30-9:30 at Whyte Hall, join the annual Women's Pride in the Pines, an event benefiting Hetrick-Martin Institute and The Ali Forney Center. The dress code is classic white.
Broadway Bares, the hottest burlesque show around, opened the summer season with another seductive edition of Broadway Bares Fire Island.
On June 16, LPAC, the national grassroots lesbian political action committee supporting pro-LGBTQ, pro-women's rights and progressive candidates, will hold Levity & Justice for All, a first-of-its-kind benefit performance featuring top lesbian comics.
On Monday, June 6, Lambda Literary will honor Eileen Myles with the Lambda's Pioneer Award, and Hilton Als will receive the Trustee Award for Excellence in Literature at the 28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards ("Lammys").
On June 6, the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) and The Old Globe will co-host "Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education" written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith.
On Monday, June 6 from 7-9:30 p.m., head to MIST Harlem when Iris House, an organization for women infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, holds their annual fundraiser, "Put On Your Dancing Shoes."