LGBTQ Community Events in Connecticut

Shared by outCT, as a resource to our LGBTQ family and allies



 Friday, May 19, 2017 – Sunday, May 21, 2017

Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus Spring Concert – “Yearbook – A Walk Down Memory Lane”


The Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus will perform its annual spring concert, HGMC Yearbook – A Walk Down Memory Lane, at 8pm on Friday, May 19, 2017 and Saturday, May 20, 2017, with a matinee performance at 3pm on Sunday, May 21, 2017. The spring concert will boast beautiful choral arrangements of classic tunes from yesteryear and present day hits. Song selections include Coldplay’s “Fix You,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” by the Beach Boys, and Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.”

Venue: Aetna Theater at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art 600 Main Street Hartford, CT 06103 (Enter at Avery Door on Atheneum Square North)

Tickets: Ticket prices: $35/$45 reserved seating




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Founded in 2012, the 50+ voice ensemble is celebrated for its musicianship, creative programming and community outreach.


Saturday, March 4, 2017

14th Annual Dorothy Awards

The 14th Annual Dorothy Awards celebrates individuals and organizations making a difference in the LGBT community in Connecticut, while also serving as the largest annual fundraiser for the New Haven Pride Center.

George Appleby & Paul Kuehn
Shawn Miller (Dandy Lions)
Triangle Community Center

This year’s hosts: Trevor Reynolds and Morgana de Luxe


Sunday, March 5, 2017

RI Pride Goddess Show

The Pride annual goddess show! there will be lots of laughs, music and pride! check it out March 5 at Aurora Providence…. co-hosted by LuLu Locks and Reece Cotton, entertainment provided by Jeana & Tammy, Becky Chace, Neoki Feytal, Ally P. Sha, Marie Michaelle, Bettysioux Tailor, Mary Langlois, and special guests: Adrienne Mack-Davis…. this is gonna be a great day…


Sunday, February 26, 2017

AIDS Connecticut:  Red Carpet Experience 2017

Special features will include: VIP reception from 6-7pm; red carpet interviews; musical entertainment; prizes awarded for best formal or movie-themed attire; silent auction featuring a variety of fabulous items; large screens and a private cinema for viewing the 89th Annual Academy Awards®; and delicious cuisine provided by several local restaurants.


Sunday, March 12, 2017

OutCT in New London St. Patrick’s Day Parade

OutCT is marching in the New London St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 12th and we are bringing back the Wizard of Oz! It is our version of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow….is a pot of gold and a leprechaun.”


Sunday, March 26, 2017

Mr. Connecticut Leather 2017 presents:  Gutter Bowling

Join Scooby, Mr. Connecticut Leather 2017, for this fun and exciting event: Gutter Bowling! This is an event for all ages and all genders. Your $25 donation includes 3 games of bowling and shoe rental. Food and alcohol will be available at the snack bar. A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit GLSEN: Connecticut chapter.


Friday, April 21, 2017

True Colors 13th Annual Chocolate and Cheesecake for a Cause

True Colors presents our 13th Annual Chocolate and Cheesecake for a Cause

Hosted by Comedienne Christine O’Leary

A fabulous night of indulgence!!! Great food, open bar, entertainment, DJ and dancing, and sumptuous truffles and cheesecakes by the Gourmet Goddess! This is the event of the year!


April 21 – April 23, 2017

Summer Orlando Presents: The Rocky Horror Show

From the Creator who brought you Hocus Pocus Live!!! and We Both Reached for the Gun: a Tribute to Chicago the Musical . Summer Orlando presents The Cult Classic Rock Musical:The Rocky Horror Show.

NOMINEE! 2001 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical
NOMINEE! 2001 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical
“A musical that deals with mutating identity and time warps becomes one of the most mutated, time warped phenomena in show business.”- The New York Times


Friday, May 12, 2017

Classic Albums Live: Ziggy Stardust

Classic Albums Live. The world’s greatest albums, Live on Stage. Note for Note. Cut for Cut.

Blast back to the past with pitch-perfect, gimmick-free performances of the best the 1960s and ‘70s had to offer. Classic Albums Live and its roster of A-list musicians from across the country perform rock favorites exactly as you remember hearing them.


 Pride Festivals Worldwide:

InterPride is the international association of Pride organizers.  Check out the calendar to find festival throughout the states and across the globe:  Interpride Calendar


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