Category: MetroEast

News and events for the Illinois suburbs and exurbs of St.Louis.

St. Louis Blues bail on LGBTQ Pride Night

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues hockey team were supposed to have had their annual Pride Night at a Tuesday night game. Until that was changed at the last second. Local media reported that Pride Night had become “Hockey is for Everyone” night with very little warning. That did not sit well with the…

MetroEast Pride fundraiser at Bubby & Sissy’s on Jan. 26

ALTON — MetroEast Pride’s first fundraiser of 2019 will be a drag show at Bubby & Sissy’s in Alton on Saturday, Jan. 26. From the Facebook event: Join us for the first Metro East Pride Fundraiser at Bubby & Sissy’s! Metro East Pride will be offering bus transportation to the Metro East Pride fundraiser at…

MTUG raises more than $25k in telethon

ST. LOUIS — The Metro Trans Umbrella Group (MTUG), an organization to support transgender people in the whole St. Louis metro area, announced on Facebook that they raised $25,166 in their telethon. This was the second year MTUG held a telethon and the first with St. Louis community radio station KDHX. MTUG’s mission is to bring…

MetroEast Pride holds fundraiser at Club Escapade

BELLEVILLE — MetroEast Pride held their December fundraiser at Club Escapade on Dec. 8. From their Facebook post: Our Metro East Pride December Fun(d)raiser was held on December 8, 2018 with all proceeds going back to MetroEast Pride. Thank you to all of our performers – InZanity Love GodsonofDrag, Mona Chase, Janida S. Love, MissLady LusciousDiva, Jameson-Micheal Hand, and our Entertainment…

Walk with MetroEast Pride at O’Fallon holiday parade

O’FALLON — MetroEast Pride is asking for volunteers to walk with them during the annual holiday parade in O’Fallon. From MetroEast Pride’s Facebook page: Volunteers needed! We will be walking in the 2018 O’Fallon Illuminated Holiday Parade this Saturday, November 23rd. We are looking for community members and allies to walk with us in order to make…