June 2011
Upcoming Pride Celebration Events!

Pre-Pride Legendary Bingo with API Equality-LA!

Legendary Bingo with API Equality-LA!

Celebrities, drag queens, food, drinks, and bingo -- what more can you ask for? Celebrate the beginning of Pride with API Equality-LA with a riveting night of fun and friends! There will be ten rounds of bingo, each with an amazing prize. Not only that, our celebrity ball caller is the absolutely gorgeous Sheila Ferrari, former cast of Miss Saigon and former Miss Philippines USA (for more information, visit her website at http://www.sheilaferrari.com/).

When: 9:00 PM (come early as seats fill up quickly!) | Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Where: Hamburger Mary's | 8288 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA [Map] | 323-654-8275 for more information/reservations

Parking:Valet parking available in restaurant lot

Cost: $20 Suggested Donation (includes 10 regular bingo game cards (for nine regular games) and two grand prize bingo game cards (for one grand prize game))

Questions: Brian Nguyen | contact@apiequalityla.org

CSW LA Pride Parade
CSW LA Pride Parade!

This year, CSW LA Pride is honoring API Equality-LA with the Connie Norman Award for its work in diverse communities! As a result, API Equality will be marching near the head of the parade AND be riding in a convertible! Please join API Equality-LA who will be marching alongside with other members of the Asian Pacific Islander Pride Council (APIPC) in the LA PRIDE Parade on Sunday morning. We will meet at the traditional APIPC pre-parade breakfast between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. The breakfast isCOMPLETELY FREE to paraders and will feature a generous spread of sandwiches, pastries, coffee, juice, and water, as well as an opportunity to meet and mingle with other members of API Equality-LA and APIPC.

The parade will step off at 11:00 a.m. If you miss the breakfast and want to meet us in the staging area, please call Tran Le at (818) 292-6922 after 10:00 a.m. for the location.

Please wear your API Equality-LA t-shirt. Or if you are joining us for the first time, we will provide you with a FREE API EQUALITY-LA SHIRTat the breakfast (Note: To ensure you get a shirt, please email us!). You may also want to bring sunblock and comfortable walking shoes.

When: 9:00 AM, June 12, 2011

Where: David Hong's house on 1032 N. Ogden Drive, West Hollywood [Map]

Questions/RSVP: Tran Le | contact@apiequalityla.org | (818) 292-6922

CSW Los Angeles Pride Festival

CSW LA Pride Festival

It's Pride time again! We will tabling and and marching, so we need volunteers like you! Please email Brian Nguyen to sign up for a shift. We have a limited number of free tickets, so please sign-up to volunteer with us ASAP!

Please wear your red API Equality-LA t-shirt! If you don't have one, email Brian Nguyen at contact@apiequalityla.org with your t-shirt size (we carry unisex S-XXL and women's S-L) and you will be given one for free at the festival.

Sunday shifts:
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM

When:11:00 AM - 11:00 PM on Sunday, June 12, 2011

Where: West Hollywood Park | San Vicente Boulevard between Santa Monica Boulevard and Melrose Avenue [Map]
Parking:Parking will be extremely limited. Suggested parking areas include East of Fairfax, Pacific Design Center, the Kings Road parking structure, and the Beverly Center.

Questions/Volunteer: Brian Nguyen | contact@apiequalityla.org

About API Equality-LA


API Equality-LA advocates in the Greater Los Angeles API Community for the fair treatment of LGBT people and marriage equality.


To create a society that celebrates the loves and lives of all people--free from discrimination and injustice.

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