There are plenty of LGBTQ-related events happening in Tampa Bay this week. Here are a few to check out.
Transgender Day of Remembrance: An Evening With Dani Shay
Nonbinary singer-songwriter and actor Dani Shay from America’s Got Talent will perform. Recently, Shay stars in a new musical about a real trans Union solider in the Civil War called The Civility of Albert Cashier. Free. Eckerd College, Miller Auditorium, 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. 7 p.m. Nov. 26.
Adoption info session
Metro Wellness facilitates an info session with experts for LGBTQ adults who want to adopt and foster children. Free. 3251 Third Ave. N, Ste 125, St. Pete. Email LGBT@MetroTampaBay.org for more. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 28.
Drag queen bingo
Drag queens host 10 flamboyant games. $10. 7-9 p.m. Nov. 28 benefits the Humane Society of Pinellas at Hamburger Mary’s Bar & Grille, 28910 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Also 7-9 p.m. Nov. 28 at 2901 Tyrone Blvd. N, St. Petersburg, to benefit the animals at SPCA Tampa Bay.
QTPoC Town Hall
Metro Wellness hosts this town hall for LGBTQ people of color and allies to learn about how to support people of color in Tampa Bay. Discover local resources, meet the trans services navigator, learn about HIV prevention services and more. TransCommunity@MetroTampaBay.org. Metro Community Center, 1315 E Seventh Avenue, Tampa. 6-8 p.m. Nov. 28.
Faces of AIDS
Florida is a national leader in new cases of HIV. Yet people still think the HIV epidemic is of the past. To commemorate World AIDS Day, listen to a panel, see squares from the AIDS Quilt and honor the dead with a vigil. Eckerd College’s Fox Hall. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29.
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