United Latin@ Pride Week 2014, June 1-7

It’s that time of year! United Latin@ Pride Week 2014 starts this weekend! ULP has pulled together an amazing week of FREE panels, parties, and more! Check it out!


Sunday, June 1st

Sunday Service with Urban Village Church

Join UVC for a bold, relevant and inclusive sunday service en Español! Services 10am – 1pm at 4 locations. There will be food after the service. Parking is available at all locations. Free registration.

ULPweek Kick Off Celebration: A Big Queer Latin@ Wedding!

Please join us in celebrating our accomplishment to a community that is more equal by participating in United Latino Pride’s Big Latin@ LGBTQQIAA Wedding Celebration. This event is a community celebration in which we hope to honor Latin@ culture while celebrating the awesome accomplishment towards equality for all. ALL ARE WELCOME! 1:00- 5:00pm, Chicago Urban Arts Society, 600 W. Cermak, Chicago. Free registration.

Tuesday, June 3rd

Treat Yo’Self! A Women’s Health Care Night

Join us for a night of Treats, Trinkets, & Tales shared during Mini-Platicas on various women’s health issues to help us stay healthy! Mind, Body & Soul! All women are welcome! 6:00- 9:00pm. Mujeres Latinas en Accion, 2124 W. 21st Pl. Chicago. Free registration.

RAW: Young Men’s Panel

RAW. BAREBACK. Bustin’ at the seams. Join us for an interactive conversation for Young Gay, Bi, and Questioning Men of all ages. 6:00- 9:00pm. Batey Urbano, 2620 W. Division, Chicago. Free registration.

Wednesday, June 4

No Soy Número: Trans Latina Panel

Every transgender story is different, every story has a different outcome, and every struggle is unique. Trans Latina voices are seldom heard, and it’s time for us to speak loud and proud! 5:00-6:00pm Social hour. 6:00-9:00pm Program (Performance and Panel Discussion). La Catrina Cafe. 1011 W. 18th St, Chicago. This is a Sober Space. Wheelchair Accessible. Free registration.

Thursday, June 5

(un)documenting Queers: Zine Launch and Artistic Expression Night

Come build community as we launch a collective zine on undocumented and queer stories. Join us for conversation an interactive forms of expression. Light refreshments will be provided. Parking available at the Bank. 6:00-9:00pm. Youth Service Project. 3944 W. North Ave, Chicago. Free registration.

Friday, June 6

LGBTQ Youth Conference

Free food, Performances, Prizes, and Live Music! Hang out with other LGBTQ youth for an exciting night of talent, self-discovery, and exploration. Talent showcase at the end of the night! (Interested in performing? Live outside of Cicero and need a lift? Email info@almachicago.org). 6:00-10:00pm. Corazon Community Services. 5339 W. 25th St., Cicero, IL. Free registration.

Dios me ama como soy: Spirituality Panel

Join us and a panel of LGBTQQIA Latin@ spiritual leaders as we discuss the challenges in having a spiritual relationship. 6:00-8:00pm. Wesley UMC. 6011 W. 36th St, Cicero, IL. Free registration.

Saturday, June 7

Official ULP Week Closing Party: 5th Annual Summerdance 

PARTYTIME! Dance it up with your Latin@ Queer Community! Join us for our 5th annual SUMMERDANCE! with DJs, Food, and Dance Lessons! BYOB!!! DJ Lineup featuring Calixta & Itzi Nallah (of CumbiaSazo!) ALL ARE WELCOME! 1:00-8:00pm. Backlot of Efebina’s Cafe. 1640 S. Blue Island, Chicago. Free registration.


Watch two of ULP’s organizers discuss United Latin@ Pride Week 2014!