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Celebrando Nuestro Orgullo, Celebrating Latino Pride (9/28-10/2)!

Posted By Yarimee Gutierrez on September 27th, 2011

Organizer’s Note:

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) and in the spirit of supporting our LGBTQ Latin@ brothers and sisters, please join us in celebrating  another Latino Pride!

You can show your support by attending as many of the events below as possible. We know first hand the amount of work that goes into organizing even one event, and it takes the support of our entire community to make sure they are successful. We applaud Boston Pride for supporting this segment of our community and doing their part to provide spaces we can celebrate all of our identities. Of course we also applaud the hard work and dedication of the individual organizers who put in their time, including one of QWOC+ Boston’s own,  Zulma Acosta!

Happy Latin@ Pride! ~ Yari

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
Opening Event:  Latin@ Night at Rumor
Get the party started early with Boston’s longest running Latin night.

Rumor Nightclub
100 Warrenton Street, Boston
10pm-2am
$10, 21+

A portion of the door benefits Latin@ Pride.

 

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

GENERACIONES: Nuestro Pasado, Presente y Futuro
[GENERATIONS: Our Past, Present & Future]

In collaboration with the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition.

Un panel de discusion sobre la ubicacion de lo que la comunidad Boston Latino/Latina LGBTQ fue, lo que es hoy, donde lo vemos mañana y lo que podemos hacer para seguir adelante.

[A panel discussion about where the Boston Latino/Latina LGBTQ community was, where it is today, where we see it going tomorrow and what we can do to move forward.]

Harriett Tubman House
Lincoln House Room
566 Columbus Ave., Boston
6-8pm
Free and open to all

 

GlamLife @ Estate
Presented by Chris Harris Presents and Rafael Sanchez/Gay Mafia.

Boston’s #1 Thursday night Hosted by JuJuBee with special guest star Jessica Wild, from RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Estate Nightclub
1 Boylston Place, Boston
10:30pm-2am
$10, 21+

A portion of the door benefits Latin@ Pride.

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Movie Night
In conjunction with the Boston Latino International Film Festival.

Fenway Health
Ansin Building Theatre Auditorium
1340 Boylston St, Boston
6-9pm

All ages.
$5 @ the door. Youth under 18 get in FREE!

Stay tuned HERE for the movie listing!

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

Latin@ Pride Community Awards Reception
Join us for the annual celebration to honor outstanding contributors to the Latin@ LGBT community.  Mix, mingle, and party while paying tribute to our do-good community members and allies.

Honoring The Hispanic Black Gay CoalitionBoston GLASS, and activist Alfredo Hernandez with the 2011 Latin@ Pride Awards.

The Foundation Room
15 Lansdowne Street, Boston
7-10pm

Tickets are $35 in advance ($50 at the door)
-includes light fare and complimentary admission to EPIC Saturdays at the House of Blues directly after the event (21+)

To purchase tickets: http://latinoprideawards.eventbrite.com.
-please indicate guest names so that we can add you to the prepaid guest list at the door

All proceeds benefit Latin@ Pride.

 

Epic @ the House of Blues
Presented by Chris Harris Presents and Rafael Sanchez/Gay Mafia.

House of Blues
15 Lansdowne Street, Boston
10pm-2am
$10, 21+

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

Family Picnic and Potluck in the Park
Bring your friends, families, loved ones, games to play, and good food to share!

Let’s celebrate our fabulous and diverse families and food while having some outdoor fun.
Some games will be provided for the little and not-so-little kids. Plus, there’s a playground and basketball court there too!

Southwest Corridor Park at the Stony Brook T stop, Jamaica Plain
12-4pm
All ages

 

Miss and Mister Latin@ Pride of Massachusetts Pageant
Hosted by Boquita with music by DJ Double D.

Plus special performances by Alexis J-Matrix, Matt Leonard (Boston Pride King 2011), Lakia Mondale (Boston Pride Queen 2010) and many more.

Come out and watch the crowing of Miss and Mister Latin@ Pride of Massachusetts and, when it’s all over, stay to dance at Fran’s long-running Latin Night.

Fran’s Place
776 Washington Street, Lynn
8-10 pm
$10, 18+

It’s not too late to become a contestant. Just complete and return the application athttp://www.bostonpride.org/pageant or contact pageant@bostonpride.org for more info.

All proceeds benefit Latin@ Pride.

 

Hot Mess Sunday- Latino Style!
Presented by Chris Harris Presents and Rafael Sanchez/Gay Mafia.

Close out the week with Destiny and DJ Richie LaDue at Underbar.

Underbar
275 Tremont Street, Boston
10pm-2am
$10, 21+

A portion of the door benefits Latin@ Pride.

 

 

 

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