Ocotober 1-15, 2023
HISPANIC & INDIGENOUS LGBTQ+
PRIDE FESTIVAL | FESTIVAL LGBTQ+
MIAMI | January 13-14, 2023
BOGOTA | March 31-April , 2023
Trans & non binary Art Exhibit
TransLives Video Archives
ARTLab | Year round In Person & Virtual Gallery for Artists of the Trans Experience @ Pridelines
ELEVATE 365 | Year Round Volunteer Opportunities for Giving Back & Being NICER.
ELEVAT E DAY | May 6, 2023
Workshops, Tools &
Inspiration for being NICER.
Land Aknowledgment Statement
A collective of Music, Theater, Dance, Spoken Word and other artforms, to create innovative collaborations with LGBTQI+ focused talent
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MICRO GIVING Incubator Fund Community Building, (Re)Start Up
Scholarships & Mentoring
UNITY LEADS Award for Unsung Heroes doing amazing work, globally
LEGENDS HONORS recognizes Community Leaders, Allies and Supporters who have positively contributed to our LGBTQI+ community
CAŌBA | Empowerment, Leadership Building & Social Incubator for Same Gender Loving People of Color
JUST WEAR IT | PONTELA Y YA
Community Educational Campaign
Campaña Educativa Comunitaria
sobre la Pandemia Global
SABER ES PODER|KNOWING IS POWER
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une 2, 2023 | Project Acccess HIV Testing & Resources
2-5 pm, Larkin Palm Springs Hospital, Hialeah
J une 4, 2023 | CommuniTEA Dance | Adrienne Arsht Center
June 6, 2023 | Miami Gay Choru s KARAOKE@ Nathan’s Bar,
J une 9, 2023 | ArtLAB Artists Reception@Pridelines Miami
7pm, THIS IS TRANS Photo Exhibit
Mx. Vincent-Natacha Gay
J une 10, 2023 | POP UP Photo Studio@TransSocial
with Mx. Vincent-Natacha Gay
J une 15, 2023 | Miami Gay Chorus KARAOKE@ Kill Your Idol
J uly 14, 2023 | UC|CU Welcome Reception for LGBT Leaders
of the National Hispanic Journalists Association
October 1-15, 2023
Celebrate ORGULLO Hispanic PRIDE Festival
Oct 1, 2023 | ArtDIVA Bus Tour
Oct 3, 2023 | VESTMENTS, VOODOO, &
VELVET SLIPPERS - Lecture
Oct 6, 2023 | Goddess Cabaret
Oct 7, 2023 | ArtDIVA Bus Tour
Visit Chapel of La Merced
Oct 13, 2023 | GODS GALA @Spanish Monastery
December 2, 2023 | MIAMI GAY CHORUS Holiday Show
Governor DeSantis signed into law the House 1557 “Don’t Say Gay” bill, which
bans public school districts from teaching about sexual orientation or gender
identity in kindergarten through the third grade, or “in a manner that is not
age-appropriate or developmentally appropriate for students”—language that
critics say could extend the ban to higher grade levels
Unity Coalition|Coalición Unida (UC|CU) is extremely disappointed by the passage of the so called “Parental Rights in Education” bill due to its discriminatory language directly targeting and endangering the lives of all LGBTQI+ youth.
Here are key passages in the bill:
Instruction on gender and sexuality would be constrained in all grades.
Schools would be required to notify parents when children receive mental, emotional or physical health services, unless educators believe there is a risk of “abuse, abandonment, or neglect.”
Parents would have the right to opt their children out of counseling and health services.
Parents could sue schools for violating the vaguely written bill, and districts would have to cover the costs.
Florida would rewrite school counseling standards.
Our collective anger and disappointment must now be focused on doing, what legislators and the Governor wont – Show all of our youth that they are LOVED. Show them they MATTER. Tell them they are not a MISTAKE. Tell them they are NOT ALONE. Offer them the tools and support to be GREAT, PROUD ADULTS.
If you’re a parent or an ally, an educator or a self-actualized LGBTQ+ adult seeing this, today is the day for you to tell the young LGBTQI+ people in your lives that you see them, and they have value.
More than 200 anti-LGBTQ+ bills, many specifically targeting trans youth, have been introduced this year alone. Fighting these bills is going to be a marathon effort requiring all of us — like-minded individuals and organizations — to stand together and persevere in the face of adversity.
Unity Coalition|Coalición Unida will continue to stand with the thousands of organizations, teachers unions, allies and parents across the U.S. uniting in solidarity for LGBTQ+ youth in the best way we know how: Telling our stories, sharing our rainbow history, celebrating our pride, and show relentless our support for all of our youth and educators, trying to do the right thing.
HELP US TO HELP OUR YOUTH, through our programming, resources, and initiatives to STOP HATE EVERYWHERE. Please consider a donation to UC|CU.