vol. 83 / have pride

vol. 83 / have pride 🌈

Have pride, RVA! This week, Wyatt Gordon, a writer for RVA Magazine, is joining us as guest editor. His vision is to use community-driven placemaking to highlight what he calls "the charming queerness of the Commonwealth’s capital." Wyatt is an urban planner that volunteers with Diversity Richmond and Virginia Pride. Take it away, Wyatt ...
The lack of a “gayborhood” in Richmond doesn’t mean there aren’t cool things to do throughout June to show your pride. The rebellious, counter-culture spirit of any good Pride celebration is baked into Richmond’s DNA. Whether you’re LGBTQ+ yourself or just an ally, here are three great ways to show your pride!

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Gay Old Time

For the first time in years Richmond is going to have its very own queer film fest! Starting June 3, come get a little gay every Monday during Pride Month and the first Monday of July when the Byrd Theatre is taken over by MonGays, a film series celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. All proceeds from the $4 suggested donation will benefit Diversity RichmondNationz FoundationSide by SideHealth Brigade, and Black Pride RVA. I’m biased since I organized this one with Virginia Pride, but the lineup of critically acclaimed and audience adored movies will be sure to enlighten as well as entertain!


Every Monday in June and the first Monday of July 
This Monday's feature is Rafiki (pictured)
7 pm at the Byrd Theatre



the Tea?

Last month the Tottering Teacup celebrated two years since opening at the corner of Cary and Dooley in Carytown. What started out as an affordable specialty tea house serving homemade macarons, scones, and tea cookies has transformed into a hub for the community. Whether you’re looking to throw a birthday bash, play dress-up, or simply enjoy a high tea, owner Anatash Werne revels in her shop being a welcoming place for all.


Tuesday - Saturday  /  11 am - 8 pm 
Sunday / 11 am - 6 pm

The Tottering Teacup



Over the past couple years, Hard Candy has been bringing some of the drag world’s top queens to Fallout, Richmond’s premier goth / industrial / fetish nightclub. Stars like Brook Lynn HytesJasmine Masters, and Scarlett Envy have all taken the stage in Shockoe Bottom. And on June 4, Ru Paul’s Drag Race Season 11 finalist Akeria C. Davenport will join their ranks! Additional performances by local queens Chiki Parm and Jasmen Clitopatra will round out the evening and guarantee a good time.


June 4  /  8 pm - 11 pm

Cheers to Perks.

The first Here. member to give us a shout will receive two free tickets to Friday Cheers this week featuring Colter Wall with Thorp Jenson. Email us using the link below. Early bird gets the worm!