Written by Josue Friday, 10 June 2011 00:00
June has arrived and it marks the start of the hurricane season. Like a hurricane, Pride events are sweeping all over the state thanks to the anniversary of 42nd anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York’s Greenwich Village. Be sure to be ready for both! Check out Ready.gov for emergency preparedness guides and check out Diarios below for info on Pride and other hot events for June.
Get involved with Latinos Salud
Looking for ways to beat the heat and get to know other young Latinos? Then check out Latinos Salud, an organization has been empowering the Latino gay community with their Somos and Juntos programs. Check out their website for meeting dates and special events. Latinos Salud • 2330 Wilton Dr • Wilton Manors • LatinosSalud.org
Stonewall Street Festival hits Wilton Manors
The 12th Annual Stonewall Street Festival will be celebrated on Sunday, June 19th from 4pm to 9pm on Wilton Drive. The festival will include exhibitions, three stages of entertainment and a twilight parade. Join more than 30,000 people and all the great establishments along Wilton Drive for a fabulous time. For more information, visit StonewallWiltonManors.com
St. Pete Pride celebrates its 9th year
One of the largest pride events in Florida returns to the St. Petersburg/Tampa area on Saturday, June 25th, from 10 am to 3pm. Within its short history, this pride event has become one of the largest in the southeast and the largest in Florida with more than 80,000 attendees. The street festival runs from 21st Street to 28th Street of Central Avenue. For more information, visit StPetePride.com
Twist turns 18
Don’t miss the spectacular occasion when Twist turns the big 18! The celebration will take place on June 29th. Be sure to get your drink on by arriving early and taking advantage of the open Bar from 9pm to 11pm. What a way to celebrate this momentous occasion! Be sure to check out this month’s feature on Twist for more information. Twist • 1057 Washington Avenue • Miami Beach • TwistSobe.com
Mr. Noche Latina set for July 15th
Calling all the hot machos! Mr. Noche Latina has been set for July 15th. You think you have what it takes to be king of hot Latin nights? Then stay tuned to Genre Latino and NocheLatinaFlorida.com for more information!
RuPaul's Drag Race Season 2 at Club Sugar
Club Sugar in association with Alex Infiniti present, direct from "RuPaul's Drag Race Season 2" and "Drag U," the fabulous Raven on Friday, June 24th. She will be performing along with house diva's TP Lords and Sasha Lords. The night stars DJ Jarell in the main room and DJ Cyklone in the Spice lounge.