Due to the positive response to the first #VirtualAZPride on April 3-5, we are continuing in that spirit with our new Third Saturday program. On the Third Saturday of every month, we will bring you a curated selection of programming from partners old and new. Programming will be selected to represent the diversity of our community, mixing entertainment programming such as DJ sets and drag performances with education and advocacy and activism programs from our nonprofit partners, along with virtual meetups and children and family programming including more Drag Story Hours.

The first Third Saturday event will be happening on Saturday, May 16. Check out the lineup below!

11:00 AM: Drag Story Hour presented by Drag Story Hour Arizona & Bookmans Entertainment Exchange

Join Drag Story Hour Arizona for another installment in their popular Virtual Story Hour series featuring the great Felicia Minor and presented in partnership with Bookmans Entertainment Exchange! Felicia will be reading a selection of stories for this family-friendly event and you will be able to download an activity packet with craft and song ideas. Also learn how you can help make more story hours happen and support one of our Arizona small businesses in the process through Drag Story Hour Arizona and Bookmans’ new gift card exchange program.

Available via the Drag Story Hour Arizona Facebook Live page.

1:00 PM: Spreading Generosity presented by Donate Life Arizona

Spread Generosity: Virtual Arizona Pride

Join us for Virtual Arizona Pride as we answer your questions about donation and share personal stories from a local heart recipient! #DonateLife

Posted by Donate Life Arizona on Saturday, May 16, 2020

Tune in for life changing stories and engage in a Q&A session. Are you curious as to what the heart on an ID or driver’s license truly means? Join Donate Life Arizona for a conversation on how to spread generosity in the LGBTQIA+ communities all year round and learn about organ donation. #spreadgenerositynotgerms

Available via the Donate Life Arizona Facebook Live page.

2:00 PM: GSA Student and Advisor Virtual Meetup presented by GLSEN Phoenix

If you’re a K-12 student or teacher involved with a GSA or looking to start one, join GLSEN Phoenix to discuss how you and your GSA can stay connected during these virtual times and how you can still advocate for LGBTQ students everywhere, from participating in the GLSEN/HRC Virtual Graduation to applying for our SHINE Student Leaders Team. Check-in and connect with GSAs across Arizona.

Available via Zoom. Sign up here to receive the Zoom link 15 minutes before the event starts.

3:00 PM: DJ Musa Mind

Virtual Pride

Phoenix Pride

Posted by Musa Mind on Saturday, May 16, 2020

Join Musa Mind for a DJ livestream, which will include sharing resources for self employed gig workers, emotional chat support, and plenty of feel good music!

Available on Musa Mind Facebook Live page.

4:00 PM: Conversations with Drag Kings presented by Drag Story Hour Arizona

A Conversation with Drag Kings!

Don't forget to tip your kings!!!!Virtual Tips: Teddy Michael- Prinze Charming- Cider- Keo Llewellyn-

Posted by Drag Story Hour- Arizona on Saturday, May 16, 2020

Join Freddy Prinze Charming, King Keo Llewellyn, Justin Cider, and Teddy Michael for a Conversation with Drag Kings. This panel will provide viewers the opportunity to learn more about the Drag King culture, these Kings’ experiences and a Q&A at the end of the event.

Available on the Drag Story Hour Facebook Live page.

5:00 PM: DJ Image

Join DJ Image, resident DJ at Charlie’s Phoenix, for a living room dance party.

Available on the DJ Image Facebook Live page.

6:00 PM: Happy Hour with Free Mom Hugs Arizona

Join Free Mom Hugs Arizona for a virtual Happy Hour. Free Mom Hugs Arizona is a volunteer organization of supportive and affirming parents who are here to provide love and support for anyone who needs it in the LGBTQ+ community. Come to chat, meet new people, or catch up with old friends.

Available via Zoom. Sign up here to receive the Zoom link 15 minutes before the event starts.

7:00 PM: Queer Poetry Salon presented by Equality Arizona

Posted by Equality Arizona on Saturday, May 16, 2020

Queer Poetry Salon is a safe space for queer writers to share ideas & poetry while providing opportunities to mobilize for the community. This is a test lab for queer literature wherein we share new work & grow our queer community.

This months readers are Aura Valdes, Alex Gerhard, Erin Kong, and Ro.

Available on the Equality Arizona Facebook Live page.

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