Connected in Pride 2.0

Events 2021

Introduction: 12:00-12:30pm

  • Welcome by Connected in Pride 2.0 organizers

  • Remarks from local LGBTQ+ organizations

12:00-12:30pm Performances by:

  • Xinestra- Drag performer

  • Ryder Moore- Drag King

  • Big Zaddy- Dance performance with a little kink

12:45-1:30pm Queers in Careers

  • Join us for a lively panel of host who have navigated their professions as LGBTQ+ community members! This panel is hosted by:

  • Adrian- Adult Entertainer

  • Roselyn Macias

1:45-2:30pm Exploring the LGBTQ+ History of Monterey County

  • With Megan Dearie, Nikole Karis and David A. Reichard from California State University Monterey Bay

  • Join a conversation with organizers developing a virtual exhibit showcasing the Monterey County LGBTQ+ History Collection housed in Archives and Special Collections at CSU Monterey Bay Library. Started as a partnership with Rainbow Speakers and Friends, this collection includes newspapers, photos, flyers, newsletters, personal papers, and oral histories related to Monterey County's LGBTQ+ history.

2:45-3:30pm Redrawing Masculinity

  • Hosted by Paul Richmond and Briden Schueren

  • Practice figure drawing while working with live models on Zoom. No need to be a pro! Artists Briden Schueren and Paul Richmond will alternate teaching and posing for you while leading an open conversation about masculinity and gender. Work with whatever supplies you have available.

  • This workshop is designed to introduce the fundamentals of figure drawing in a lighthearted, supportive environment while giving you maximum opportunities to practice. Students of all experience!

2:45-3:30pm Me, Myself and Skin Care

  • Hosted by Raudel Covarrubias and Juan Castillo

  • A casual discourse on skin care myths and facts with a deep dive and cleanse on dismantling the stigmas of beauty products.

  • Here we will unclog the truth behind the beauty industry, how folks of color have to navigate through this journey called skin care and with a Q&A segment for all your skin care needs.

  • Will be doing our own skin care during the workshop so feel free to bring your own!

  • Don’t be shy and bring all of your Skin care questions!

3:45-4:00pm Closing Ceremony

9:00pm After party with DJ Luna!