Latin Pride Week

September 14th, 2013
September 20th, 2013
Puertas Abiertas

Puertas Abiertas’ Latin Pride Week

is Saturday, Sept 14th through Friday, Sept. 20th


Tucson’s LGTBQ and ALLIES Latin@ Pride Week 2013 ¡Somos! / We Are!

September 14th through 20th

Tucson’s LGTBQ and ALLIES Latin@ Pride Week 2013 ¡Somos! / We Are! Is a collaborative effort that aims at increasing visibility of Latin@ LGTBQ identities and culture within the broader Latin@ and LGTBQ Communities and Movements. It is open and welcoming to all of the LGTBQ Community and its ALLIES

Now in its 6th year Tucson’s LGTBQ and ALLIES Latin@ Pride Week 2013 ¡Somos! / We Are! Is a celebration of the rich diversity of Tucson and Southern Arizona’s Latin@ LGTBQ Community, its Allies and entire LGTBQ Community. It is a moment to celebrate and evoke the causes we contest for that affect us as a community. Join us in marking the bright future we are building as a community.

Continuing in past years Tucson’s LGTBQ and ALLIES Latin@ Pride Week’s essence, this year’s events are designed to present multiple opportunities for celebration of the many identities that occur at the intersection of Latin@s, LGTBQ and ALLIES.


Saturday September 14th “Mr.  And Ms. Latin@ Pride Pageant” time 6:00 pm @ IBT’s.  616 N 4th Ave 85705  $5 dollar suggested donation at the door

Sunday September 15th “Dia de Familia/Family Day Picnic” time 4:30pm in collaboration with CORAZON DE TUCSON @FREE! Family friendly! At 243 W 33rd St.

Monday September 16th LGBTQ and Allies Art Exhibit “¡SOMOS, VIVA LOS QUEER!” time 6:00pm in collaboration with Studio ONE a Space for Art and Activism @ 197 E Toole Ave 85701FREE Event! Donations accepted

Tuesday September 17th time 7pm Margarita a film by Dominique Cardona and Laurie Colbert , winner of Best Canadian Feature Film and many other awards Hosted by Beverley Seckinger from Lesbian Looks in collaboration with FLUXX Studio and Lesbian Looks.  At FLUXX Studio @ 414 E 9th St  85705  Free event donations accepted 

Also September 17th EON Youth! 3 pm to 6 pm Botanas! (Ages 13 to 23) @ Wingspan 430 E 7th St 85705

Wednesday September 18th “Food Truck…..Drag!!!” time 5pm join us for an amazing showcase of LGBTQ Drag Performances and mouthwatering luscious food from an array of local food trucks.@ Steinfeld Warehouse 101 West Sixth Street. In collaboration with W.A.M.O. and Dinnerware, Drag Show donations accepted, food trucks cash/some credit cards.  FREE event- Family friendly!

Thursday September 19th Odyssey Storytelling “Tradiciones y Transiciones/ Traditions and Transitions” time 7:00pm in collaboration with FLUXX Studio and Odyssey Storytelling. Come listen to 7 personal stories from our dynamic community members hosted by Jerry “Che” Diaz, last few Odyssey shows have SOLD OUT!! $7 dollar donation at the door, get there early! @ FLUXX Studio 414 E 9th St  85705

Friday September 20th “EL TAMBÓ: Cumbia y Más!” time 9pm join us for our huge blowout closing celebration of Latin@ Pride 2013 feat. QUITA PENAS (California), JAIME J, Burlesque by Lola Torch, y mucho más Hosted by DJ DIRTYVERBS and Jerry “Che” Diaz. @ CLUB CONGRESS 311 E Congress St, $5 at the door 21+


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