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LGBT Detroit’s Hotter Than July 2018 Schedule

By |2018-07-11T15:45:10-04:00July 11th, 2018|Michigan, News|

Starting on July 24, LGBT Detroit will be celebrating Hotter Than July, an annual event that helps provide people in the LGBTQ community with both entertaining and educational experiences in an inclusive space. This year will be the 23rd Hotter Than July event, themed “Honor & Rejoice,” lasting through July 29. Look below for a full schedule of this year’s events:

Tuesday, July 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. — LGBT Community Chat and Candlelight Vigil
Offering program assistance, awareness, addressing concerns, and respecting those that have gone on before. Chairs: Lawrence Pennymon of LGBT Detroit and Detroit Police Department LGBT Liaison Corporal Dani Woods.
Admittance: Free
Palmer Park
17888 Pontchartrain Blvd., Detroit.

Wednesday, July 25, from 5 to 9 p.m. — Resource Fair and Opening Party
A community resource fair highlighting area service providers. Chairs: Nathan Strickland, Jr. of Community Health Awareness Group and Jeynce Poindexter of Equality Michigan.
Admittance: Free
Woodward Bar & Grill
6426 Woodward Ave., Detroit.

Thursday, July 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. — Fine Arts Reception
Art featured by Detroit-based artists.
The Carr Center
1505 Woodward Ave., Detroit.

Friday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — The Hotter Than July Conference
LGBT Detroit and Community Health Awareness Group hosts The 23rd Annual Hotter Than July Conference. This annual gathering for LGBT issues addresses relevant and important concerns. The day consists of “The Candidates Forum” in the morning and the “My Voice My Vote” seminar in the afternoon. Free breakfast provided by The Counter Narrative Project.
Chairs: Alfredo Smith of Unified and Jamesion King of LGBT Detroit.
Admittance: Free
Community Health Awareness Group
1300 W. Fort St., Detroit.

Saturday, July 28, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Palmer Park Picnic
Join LGBT Detroit for a day in the sun at the annual Palmer Park Picnic. Included will be artists: Ms. Honey Twista Sista, DJ Tone, DJ Tony Peoples, and DJ Romeo host Hotter Than July House at Palmer Palmer Picnic. The event is free and open to all.
Chairs: Jamesion King of LGBT Detroit, Richard Brown of Malone Entertainment, Jeynce Poindexter of Equality Michigan, and Ari Hampton of W’SUP.
Palmer Park
17888 Pontchartrain Blvd., Detroit.

Sunday, July 29 from 11 a.m. to noon — Worship Service
The LGBTQ worship service hosted by Detroit’s faith community. Chairs: Rev. Jeffery Seals of One Church Detroit and Detroit Police Department LGBT Liaison Corporal Dani Woods.
Tindal Recreation Center
10301 W. Seven Mile Road, Detroit.

Sunday, July 29 from noon to 3 p.m. — Sunday Brunch
A final brunch to end Hotter Than July 2018 with a party.
14505 Charlevoix St., Detroit.

More information can be found about Hotter Than July online at lgbtdetroit.org or on the Hotter Than July Facebook page.

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Between The Lines has been publishing LGBTQ-related content in Southeast Michigan since the early '90s. This year marks the publication's 25th anniversary.