Idaho Wants to Add the Words

Idaho Wants to Add the Words

Advocacy, Opinion, Politics
On June 26th, 2015 when gay marriage was legalized in the United States I was camping with my good friend Andrea and her wife, Sam. When we found out the news we were elated! Andrea and her wife had just celebrated their one year wedding anniversary a few months before and now their marriage was recognized throughout the entire country. We all texted friends and family, wrote about the news on our Facebook walls, and changed our profile pictures with a rainbow filter. It was such a big moment for us and such a huge moment in history. Unfortunately, one ruling is not all it takes to create equality. There are still many steps to take for the LGBTQ community, but this step was definitely one to be celebrated. Idaho…
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Pride Glasgow 2015

Pride Glasgow 2015

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Glasgow Pride – Pride Glasgow is Scotland’s largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Festival and returns in 2015 for a massive 2 day weekend event for the first time event. Glasgow, Scotland. Pride Glasgow 2015 Pride Glasgow is delighted to announce that the theme for the 2015 festival is Happiness. This theme will be rolled out across the full festival including the parade and main event. Happiness will also play a prominent role in our new Pride Life Volunteer Programme (More information coming soon). Pride Glasgow is calling for festival go-ers to share a bit of their happiness with others building upon 20 years of Pride in Scotland. ‪#‎BeHappy‬ is the official hashtag for the 2015 event and we encourage everyone to use it and share what makes them happy this could…
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Herts Pride 2015

Herts Pride 2015

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Hertfordshire Pride – The Hertfordshire Pride Society is a group of friendly, passionate, creative volunteers from the local lesbian, gay men, bisexual and trans* (LGBT*Q) community and their straight allies. Watford, England. Herts Pride 2015 Aim: To set up, plan, organise, raise funds and implement an annual Pride and family fun day event in Hertfordshire that promotes equality and diversity for the public benefit, through raising awareness of discrimination on age, disability, race, religion and belief, and in particular the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity. Objectives: The Society will fulfill the aim by: To work in partnership with organisations committed to progress on age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, and whose aims are also to ensure the rights and needs of lesbian, gay men,…
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Camp for Long Island and New York City LGBT Families

Camp for Long Island and New York City LGBT Families

Calendar, Community, Parenting, Youth
LGBT Rainbow Mishpacha Family Weekend – The LGBT Network and The Samuel Field Y are excited to announce a historic partnership resulting in the debut of Rainbow Mishpacha (LGBT Families).  In what will become an annual event,Rainbow Mishpacha is an exceptional opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) parents raising children to enjoy a long weekend family camp filled with fun, adventure, friendship and the rich tradition of Jewish summer camping. Queens, NY. Camp for Long Island and New York City LGBT Families In Hebrew Mishpacha means family and our family camp weekend will create exciting family experiences that will last a lifetime by spending a gorgeous 4 days in the Pocono Mountains. Family camp weekend is open to LGBT-headed households (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) and their families. Come experience…
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New West Pride 2015

New West Pride 2015

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New West Pride / Royal City Pride - The purpose of the New West Pride Society is to empower, celebrate, and promote inclusivity, acceptance, and respect among persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities in New Westminster and surrounding communities. To further our purpose, we will organize and/or promote community-building events and raise funds for causes that benefit our communities. Vancouver, BC. New West Pride 2015 New West Pride aims to promote equality and diversity through all of its events. Our Pride festivities uses theatre, music, debate, art and entertainment to raise awareness of discrimination and the issues and difficulties affecting the lives of Gay Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender/Transsexual, Queer and Inter-sex people in New Westminster and around the world. We celebration the diversity of our GLBTQI community by all we do.…
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Rendezvous Wyoming Equality

Rendezvous Wyoming Equality

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Rendezvous - Wyoming Equality seeks to enhance the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in the Equality State by providing: Education, Information, Activities, Support, a Networking System, and an Advocacy System for people impacted by gender and sexual orientation issues. Cheyenne, WY. Rendezvous Wyoming Equality Rendezvous | A newcomer's perspective Last year I was a “Rendezvous Virgin,” both nervous and excited. Being a Wyoming native I couldn’t wait to finally spend some time around people I could relate to, and when it was all said and done I vowed that I would never miss another Rendezvous – it was truly a life-changing experience. I was at Pride in Denver this year, passing out Rendezvous flyers in the parade and also spending some time manning our booth in the park. The…
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EuroGames Stockholm 2015

EuroGames Stockholm 2015

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EuroGames 2015, Stockholm – EuroGames Stockholm is a sports, cultural and political event which will take place between 5th to 9th of August 2015. The event encourage participation from everyone — regardless of sexual orientation, race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, political beliefs, athletic or artistic ability, age, physical challenge or health status. The goal is to offer a safe environment for LGBTQ competitors and participants. With an aim to attract over 5.000 participants and more than 200.000 visitors EuroGames Stockholm invites people not only from Sweden but from all over the world. Stockholm, Sweden. EuroGames Stockholm 2015   EuroGames 2015 allows Stockholm, known worldwide as an open and welcoming destination, an opportunity to state as an example and act as an international role model for LGBTQ rights. There are still…
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Pride in Hull 2015

Pride in Hull 2015

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Pride in Hull – Pride in Hull is a family friendly LGBT+ orientated event traditionally held annually in Hull on the penultimate Saturday of July. Hull, UK. The 21st Century has witnessed a notable shift in public attitudes. It is increasingly recognised that discrimination against people on grounds of sexual orientation has no place in a democracy. Getting rid of such discrimination makes for a happier, more productive and stable society. The existence and success of Pride in Hull bears testimony to the great strides being made and shows how people can be brought together. Philip The Lord Norton of Louth, Prof - Professor of Government, University of Hull Pride in Hull 2015   The free event will feature a colourful parade representing all areas of the LGBT community, their…
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Gay Pride Paris 2015

Gay Pride Paris 2015

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Marche des Fiertés (Gay Pride Paris) – The Inter-LGBT organizing the Pride March of lesbians, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT), the Spring assoces and other public interventions; she participated in the political and social dialogue; it supports interassociatifs projects and promotes both the visibility of LGBT organizations and the emergence of a collective strategy. Paris, France. L’Inter-LGBT organise la Marche des Fiertés lesbiennes, gaies, bi et trans (LGBT), le Printemps des assoces et d’autres interventions publiques ; elle participe au dialogue politique et social; elle soutient des projets interassociatifs et favorise à la fois la visibilité des associations LGBT et l’émergence d’une stratégie collective. Gay Pride Paris 2015   The Inter-LGBT is made by the Policy Board and a Board of Directors. The Inter-LGBT unites sixty LGBT associations. Its Policy Board…
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Cincinnati Pride 2015

Cincinnati Pride 2015

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Cincinnati Pride – The mission of Cincinnati Pride is to provide the Greater Cincinnati LGBT community and our allies a forum celebrating and affirming our individuality and importance to the Greater Cincinnati area by giving expression to our community’s rich history and diversity and renewing our dedication to promoting acceptance of all individuals regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati Pride 2015 We provide information, support local economic growth by partnering with the community to attract individuals to the Greater Cincinnati area, collaborate with other organizations through outreach programs, citizen involvement/events, and educational resources to those inside and outside of the LGBT community.   The annual Drag Races often end with a water balloon fight, wrapping up Pride season in Cincinnati. We had fun last year…
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