Here is the Official Chennai Rainbow Pride 2017 calendar, revised as of June 19. Please check for venue updates and changes.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS (revised June 19, 2017)
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Date Day/Time Event Venue Organised by
June 1 Thursday: 11 am Press Meet Press Club, Chepauk Tamil Nadu Rainbow Coalition
Press Meet event link:
June 10 Saturday: 11 am Poster-making Sahodaran Sahodaran
June 11 Sunday: 4 pm Online Security, Harassment and Blackmail ICSA, Egmore Orinam and Nirangal
Online safety event link:
June 17 Saturday: 3 pm Sexual Health discussion ICSA, Egmore SAATHII with Orinam, Sahodaran, Nirangal
Online link to sexual health discussion:
June 18 Sunday: 3 pm Queering Literature: Poetry and Spoken Word ICSA ,Egmore Orinam
Event FB link:
June 19 Monday: 6 pm Strategies for Administrative, Legislative and Judicial Paths to Securing LGBTQI Rights: videoconference with trans Judge Victoria Kolakowski International Law Centre, 61-63, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore US Consulate, in association with Sahodaran
June 20 Tuesday: time 1030 am Community interaction and discussion of LGBT issues with British High Commissioner Sahodaran Sahodaran, with Thozhi and Nirangal
June 24 Saturday: 1030 am-1 pm Sex work solidarity event – perspectives of sex workers (with National Network of Sex Workers) Asha Nivas9, Rutland Gate, 5th Street SIAAP and Nirangal
Event FB link:
June 24 Saturday: 6 pm Vannangal: performance event Spaces Nirangal, Orinam
Event FB link:
June 25 Sunday: 3 pm Pride March TBA Tamil Nadu Rainbow Coalition
Pride March event link:
June 30 Friday: 6 pm Play: Manjal Kamarajar Arangam, Teynampet Kattiyakaari (dir) and presented by Jaibhim mandram and Neelam Production
July 28-29-30 Friday – Sunday Reel Desires: Chennai International Queer Film Festival Goethe-Institut, Nungambakkam Orinam
Reel Desires online link:


The calendar lists events organized by Tamil Nadu Rainbow Coalition or its member organizations/collectives. Please check back for updates of events. They will also be posted on the Chennai Rainbow Pride Facebook community page
Contacts: Siva: 98406 99776
 Delfina: 92451 31704 Jaya: 98418 65423
 Deepan: 98843 50148 |

For inquiries about location, time and participation, email or (Orinam and Nirangal are among the members of the TamilNadu Rainbow Coalition). This Official Event schedule is prepared through the Pride planning meetings held by TN Rainbow Coalition.