Pride Month is Erie is upon us and we have many exciting activities planned. Here is a list so far…
Regional LGBTQ+ Juried Art Exhibit
This free exhibit runs throughout the entire month of June at the Erie Art Gallery at 24 West 8th Street. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12-6 pm. Art is available for purchase. A closing reception with the jurors will be on Sunday, June 30th from 2-5 pm at the gallery. All work is created by LGBTQ+ artists from the region.
Fun Home viewing and reception at Dramashop
This musical concerns Bechdel’s discovery of her own sexuality, her relationship with her gay father, and her attempts to unlock the mysteries surrounding his life.This event is SOLD OUT. Please see Dramashop listing for additional show dates.
Erie Regional GSA Meeting June 6th 6-8 pm
(Gender/Sexuality Alliance) is a youth group sponsored by GEAE and the Blasco Library and meets in the Teens Space at Blasco every first Thursday of the month (June 6th). All youth 13-18 are invited. This month’s meeting we will be working on preparations for the Pride parade and rally.
Boy Erased Dinner and a Movie
with Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania.
The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents. Starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Lucas Hedges. Biography/Drama. Doors 5:30pm. Dinner at 6:00pm. Movie at 7:00pm. $12 Table/$15 Couch. Tickets are selling fast! Get your reserved spot HERE.
Pride Parade and Rally
GEAE is once again sponsoring a parade unit and table event. IN ADDITION… The GEAE Teen Group (Erie Regional GSA) will also have a parade unit and table. Lots of information, art, and laughter. Come celebrate with us in Perry Square! Saturday, June 29th. Parade line-up is at noon at The Zone parking lot. Rally begins following the parade until 3:30 pm.
In Erie we take Pride into the evening! Bourbon Barrel once again opens their doors (and beautiful sidewalk seating) to GEAE and friends. Free event and no need to reserve a thing. Just join us following the rally.