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November 2019

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Celebration of Life

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Luke the Evangelist Episcopal Church, 3530 Wheeler St
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Join us for an annual Celebration of Life Event as we honor the lives and legacy of our trans siblings as we invoke their spirits by saying their names. This event is part of Black Trans Empowerment Week. This year, in an effort to change the tone of the annual observance of Transgender Day of Remembrance, Houston-based organizations Mahogany Project and Save Our Sisters United have coordinated Black Trans Empowerment Week, not only to memorialize those who have been tragically…

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Bless Your Heart! Workshop

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Montrose Center, 401 Branard St.
Houston, TX United States
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This workshop discuss tools and skills for how to best deal with religious family members during holidays. It is specifically for LGBTQ plus community members who have been subjected to a lot of religious shame throughout their entire life. The holidays are a time where we are forced to come together with opposing personalities, and family we dislike. This workshop will empower you with the skills, tools, and ability to love the holiday gatherings and everyone that’s there. This event…

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Montrose Center: Transgender Community Thanksgiving Potluck

November 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Montrose Center, 401 Branard St.
Houston, TX United States
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Join us in room 106/107 for a wonderful time with your community! This party is free and open to all transgender individuals, family, friends, and allies of all ages. We provide the turkey, you bring the sides! The annual Thanksgiving party is a tradition started in the mid-90s by Brenda Thomas, a fierce activist in Houston's transgender community. There is no obligation to bring a dish but you are welcome to! Sign up to bring a dish by going to…

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December 2019

Montrose Center: Queer Theory & Poetry Course

December 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Montrose Center, 401 Branard St.
Houston, TX United States
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The purpose of this course is to bring the knowledge presented in academia about our community and its challenges to those who learn best in a classroom setting. Our objective is to bring insight into each individual about their affiliation with the community and how it shapes their identity. Join us for our first class session on December 3. Classes are weekly thereafter (not including major holidays).

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AIDS Foundation Houston: World AIDS Day Luncheon

December 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Ballroom at Bayou Place, 500 Texas St
Houston, Texas 77002
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World AIDS Day is a day to raise awareness about HIV and remember the community members and loved ones we have lost to AIDS. Houston ranks 11th in the nation for new HIV transmissions. Over 26% of those new transmissions will be diagnosed with AIDS, and there are 29,643 people living with HIV in Houston/Harris County. What does it take to change these numbers? It takes the preventative and stabilizing services provided by AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc.. That is what this year’s World AIDS Day…

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Montrose Center: Westheimer Bar Crawl

December 7 @ 3:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Goodnight Charlie’s, 2531 Kuester St
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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The Westheimer Bar Crawl is a short jaunt for a good cause! Sponsored by Tito’s Vodka and Saint Arnold Brewing, Tito’s will donate $1 for every Tito’s beverage sold & Saint Arnold will donate $0.50 for every beer sold to The Montrose Center. First, check in at 3PM at Goodnight Charlie’s for your crawl map. Next, visit La Grange, Pistolero’s, Present Company, Boondocks, Stone’s Throw, Catbirds and The Hay Merchant until midnight to join in the festivities and support the…

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Left Hand Illumination Art Show benefiting the Montrose Center

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until December 8, 2019

Insomnia Gallery, 708 Telephone Road, Suite C
Houston, TX 77023 United States
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The Satanic Temple of Houston is so excited to announce their second year hosting this art gallery charity benefit for the Montrose Center's food pantry. The Montrose Center supports Houston's LGBTQ+ community by providing counseling services, group therapy, individual therapy, couples therapy, HIV/AIDS support, support groups, substance abuse services, hate crime support, support for those who experience domestic violence in same-sex relationships, and general wellness programming. They have services available in both English and Spanish. Entry fee 10$ minimum donation…

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Left Hand Illumination Art Show benefiting the Montrose Center

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - December 9 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until December 8, 2019

Insomnia Gallery, 708 Telephone Road, Suite C
Houston, TX 77023 United States
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The Satanic Temple of Houston is so excited to announce their second year hosting this art gallery charity benefit for the Montrose Center's food pantry. The Montrose Center supports Houston's LGBTQ+ community by providing counseling services, group therapy, individual therapy, couples therapy, HIV/AIDS support, support groups, substance abuse services, hate crime support, support for those who experience domestic violence in same-sex relationships, and general wellness programming. They have services available in both English and Spanish. Entry fee 10$ minimum donation…

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Montrose Center: Sunday Funday Volunteer Holiday Basket Extravaganza

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Montrose Center, 401 Branard St.
Houston, TX United States
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Holiday season is usually a time of festivities and personal time spent with loved ones. For many LGBTQ+ families experiencing food insecurity that is not the case. That is why the Montrose Center tries to make holidays special LGBTQ+ families and HIV+ clients in need during the holiday season. These include persons who are chronically unemployed, seniors and disabled individuals surviving on fixed incomes, individuals in transitional housing after fleeing from abusive partners, and persons who are starting over after…

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