BY CRISTINA OLDS
Pride Week Los Alamos
Los Alamos is looking forward to twice the PRIDE this year! We’re joining in online celebrations nationwide in June, and planning a whole new in-person pride for October during LGBTQ+ History Month so stay tuned for later this year, and join us for these great online events right around the corner!
Monday, June 8, 7 p.m.
“Hung Like a Seahorse” — Join us for Quinn Fontaine’s live streamed solo show! Join the Facebook livestream tonight here: https://www.facebook.com/kathleen.fontaine.18
Tuesday, June 9, 7 p.m.
Where Pride Dwells — Join Boston Pride and Temple Beth-El Pride Tem for a celebration of LGBTQ Jewish Life and Ritual via Zoom. For more information see: https://www.facebook.com/events/637512770444832/
Wednesday, June 10, 10 a.m.
Family Pride Storytime — Pre-recorded storytime, hosted on the Los Alamos Youth Services YouTube Channel and distributed via Facebook on the Los Alamos Community Services Department page and the At Home in Los Alamos group.
Thursday, June 11, 4:30 p.m.
It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere! Celebrate with Nashville Pride and learn how to make a simple yet stunning cocktail to enjoy at home from a local LGBTQI+ bartender. https://www.facebook.com/events/2320761034895121/
Thursday, June 11, 18, 25, 7 p.m.
LGBTQ Short Speculative Fiction Series — Join us on Zoom for a book group beginning June 11 for three weeks and three short stories by queer authors. Read the story and join the discussion. Stories are available to read online. Attend all three if you wish! Each session focuses on one story. Hosted by adult services librarian Liza Rivera. https://zoom.us/j/99168035472
Story for Thursday, June 11: Madeleine by Amal El-Mohtar
Story for Thursday, June 18: The Starship and the Temple Cat by Yoon Ha Lee
Story for Thursday, June 25: Daniel Mallory Ortberg’s Short Short Story About Who Owns Beauty From ‘The Merry Spinster’
Friday, June 12, 7 p.m.
LGBTQ+ Friendly Game Night — Let the games begin! For more information, check out:
Saturday, June 13
Join Toronto Pride for Stay At Home Saturdays with programming beginning every Saturday afternoon and lasting into the wee hours! https://www.pridetoronto.com/virtualpride/virtual-pride-stay-home-saturdays/
Sunday, June 14, 12 p.m.
Zoom Life Drawing — Join artists from around the world for NYC-based gay Life Drawing Group. Link will become live Tuesday or Wednesday. 18+ event.
Tuesday, June 16, 7 p.m.
Read Books with Pride: A Night of LGBTQ+ Literature — Join library staff member Samuel Buelow via Zoom to let the Library help you find the perfect read for Pride Month. From classics you may not have known were LGBTQ+ themed to titles hot off the presses, join us for a night of reading recommendations. Bring a book to share or just come to listen! https://zoom.us/j/91559866688