Spice up your autumn with a trip to the tip of the Cape, hitting up everyone’s favorite super-gay small town, Provincetown, Mass., for its annual Women’s Week Festival. Oct 7-16, Women’s Week 2016 continues a long tradition (32 years and counting!) of beckoning ladies who identify as LGBTQ to the beautiful and dynamic coastal haven of Ptown. This year, Mary Lambert and Our Lady J round out the lineup of superstars performing in a special closing night benefit concert—with proceeds donated to Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Fund. An exclusive Rainbow Party follows the benefit concert as just one of many events produced by the Women Innkeepers of Provincetown to raise awareness about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth homelessness, in alliance with the True Colors Fund. Chill in this little city by the sea with hundreds of other women and party with a purpose!
Ptown Women’s Week celebrates LGBT culture and community by jam-packing its calendar with exciting activities and a slate of performances by celesbians and allies, including Kate Clinton, Lily Tomlin, Karen Williams, Kate Ferber, Cameron Esposito, Rhea Butcher, Suede, Zoe Lewis, Laura Zucker and Susan Werner. Sporting events include pickup basketball, an annual golf tournament and Kate Clinton’s Touch Football Classic. And, as always, Ptown itself serves up a veritable cornucopia of historic seaside charm with its uber-cute houses, streets, shops, restaurants and queer bars/nightclubs; its longstanding status as an LGBT mecca; and its proximity to Cape Cod’s beautiful beaches.
“There’s never been a better time to head to Provincetown and celebrate,” says Women Innkeepers of Provincetown Executive Director Lynn Mogell. “It’s always a great party with the best women-centric vacation options and entertainment.”
Co-founded by Cyndi Lauper, the True Colors Fund works to end homelessness among LGBT youth, creating a world in which young people can live their truths and express themselves openly. The fund focuses on raising public awareness, advocating within government, conducting research, working collaboratively with young people, and organizing communities to develop solutions to prevent and end LGBT youth homelessness.
“Provincetown is the Emerald City for the LGBT community and shows the beauty of how people of all backgrounds and identities can live, work and play in an environment that allows them to be their true selves. We’re honored to team up with the Women Innkeepers of Provincetown to raise awareness about the disproportionate number of LGBT youth who experience homelessness, and to collaborate on new ways to end this problem,” says Cyndi Lauper about the Women’s Week festivities.
The 32nd Annual Women’s Week celebration promises to deliver some of the most fabulous lesbian-centered and community-fortifying events in the festival’s history. Pack a bag, grab your gal pal(s), and take a road trip to scenic Ptown this October for a week of unparalleled queer fun!
Information and a full line up for Women’s Week 2016 can be found at http://womensweekprovincetown.com. Festivities are held October 7-16, 2016, and this year’s headquarters will be hosted by Sage Inn & Lounge (http://www.sageinnptown.com).
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For more info on Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Fund, visit http://www.truecolorsfund.org