THIS WEEK’S SPECIAL EVENTS (please see below for regular weekly events and announcements)
WHAT: Look UP
WHEN: Tuesday, May 24, 6:00–7:00 p.m.
This is an awesome discussion group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer individuals where we provide a safe environment to meet people, hang out, and discuss sexuality and spirituality and how they can and do coexist. We talk about shared-experiences and have the freedom to explore these subjects in a respectful, peer-mediated setting.
For more information, please contact Mada.
WHERE: 2nd and Springfield
WHEN: Wednesday, May 25, 4:30–7:30 p.m.
We are kicking off the summer with a cook out! Come and join in the fun, food, and the atmosphere. Don’t forget to bring a friend!
B II B is a social group for young men of color who have sexual or loving relationships with other men. The goal is to create a strong positive and healthy community for men of color in Champaign-Urbana.
For more information, please email.
WHAT: Andy Moreillon
WHERE: Emerald City Lounge
WHEN: Thursday, May 26, 9:00 p.m.
A night of fun, drinking, and acoustic debauchery at Champaign’s newest Martini Lounge.
Age Limit: 21+
REGULAR WEEKLY EVENTS
Rainbow Lemonade Stand offers a welcoming, open environment to LGBT and Ally communities to socialize. Whether you’re here for a meeting, with friends or to study, we welcome all!
WHAT: Mpowerment Meeting
WHERE: Green Street Center
24 E. Green St., Suite 14
WHEN: Tuesday, May 24, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Mpowerment is a local social and HIV prevention group for young gay/bisexual men. Meetings are open to all young gay and bisexual men interested in becoming involved.
For more information, please contact Carrie Keenan.
WHAT: eQuality C-U Meeting
WHERE: Crestview Park in Urbana
WHEN: Wednesday, Month day, 3:00–4:00
eQuality Champaign-Urbana is an LGBTQ activist group for students and community members. If you’re interested in helping in the struggle for LGBT liberation and equal rights for all, then this is a group for you!
For more information, please contact: John Kenealy.
WHAT: Boys Night Out
WHERE: Boltini Lounge
WHEN: Wednesday, May 25, 9:00 p.m.
- DJ Randall Ellison at the decks.
- FREE candy and condoms
- $4.00 X-Boyfriend & Well Hung martinis; $9.00 carafe Long Island Iced Tea; $1.50 Miller High Life bottles; $5.00 Classic & Baby Mama Bellinis
- Half price food specials (4:00–6:30 p.m. only)
WHAT: Among Women: A Support Group for Lesbian, Bisexual, Queer and Questioning Female Women
WHERE: Please email for location
WHEN: Thursday, May 26, 6:30–8:00 p.m.
We are: an informal support group made up of lesbian, bisexual, and queer women students; a place to meet other women who share your concerns and to form or broaden your social support network; an opportunity to decrease the alienation and isolation of being a lesbian or bisexual woman in a majority heterosexual environment; and a great chance to exchange ideas, experiences, and opinions. Among Women is open to all graduate and undergraduate students.
For more information, please contact: Allie.
WHERE: Chester Street Bar
WHEN: Monday–Tuesday, May 30–31, 9:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m.
Every Monday, DJ SorceryKid crafts a continuous audio-visual mixshow of the latest and the greatest in dark alternative and underground dance music.
Doors: 9:00 p.m.
Disclaimer: This is not a comprehensive list of all LGBTQ events in our community. Please always feel free to email me or post other events/updates/corrections in the comments.
Except on rare occasions, all language is taken directly from event pages and websites, and only minimally edited. If I attempted to write this myself, I’d never get it done.