Tampa Bay LGBTQ events for Nov. 22-28

From drag queen bingo to an adoption info session, here are some of the LGBTQ events this week in Tampa Bay.
MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE   |   TimesPride preparations are well underway in St. Petersburg, with rainbow flags flying in front of local businesses or in shop windows, as well as art installations and other decorations. June 19, 2018.
MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE | TimesPride preparations are well underway in St. Petersburg, with rainbow flags flying in front of local businesses or in shop windows, as well as art installations and other decorations. June 19, 2018.
Published November 22

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 [email protected] 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. [email protected] 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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