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Archive for June, 2011

PostHeaderIcon Update June 21, 2011

Some good news to share……

Saturday, June 18 was Pink Dot Day in Singapore–celebrating Freedom to Love!  Watch, then share this short video!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrIB5Ojbqns&feature=related

AARP has devoted a page to the LGBT community – this is progress!
http://www.aarp.org/relationships/friends-family/aarp-pride.html?cmp=RDRCT-PRID_MAY10_011

And an article about supporting LGBT children –
http://www.aarp.org/relationships/family/info-03-2011/support_gay_children.html

 

Save these dates….

Mon.  June 27 FREE HIV/AIDS Testing    All Day at Health Dept. on Nye St.
National HIV/AIDS Testing Day

Wed. June 29    7 PM at St. Stephen’s Church in Newport
Dessert Potluck to celebrate our Marriage Equality newspaper ad
and showing of film, “Edie & Thea”, the story of a 40 year engagement.

Sat. July 9 PFLAG Table at Newport Saturday Market
Sign up for a shift–8:15 to 10:30 or 10:30 to 1:15

Wed. July 13 7 PM at St. Stephen’s Church in Newport
PFLAG Meeting    Transgender Faces and Facets film by Boulder PFLAG Chapter

PostHeaderIcon What’s Coming Up this Summer?

Oregon Central Coast PFLAG
Upcoming Events, Summer 2011

June 8           PFLAG Meeting       Marc Adams, Heartstrong

Heartstrong’s mission is to provide information, support and hope to LGBT students in religious high schools and colleges who have no role models or adult encouragement.

June 11         PFLAG Table at Newport Saturday Market

Information table staffed by PFLAG members and volunteers from Lincoln County’s Welcoming Churches

June 24         PFLAG’s Marriage Equality Ad in Newport News-Times

PFLAG members have collected over 300 signatures of those who support Marriage Equality to be published during “Wedding Month”

July 9             PFLAG Table at Newport Saturday Market

Information table staffed by PFLAG members and volunteers from Lincoln County’s Welcoming Churches

July 13           PFLAG Meeting       Transgender Faces & Facets

Beginning our community information and discussion about the least common and most misunderstood aspect of gender identity with a film produced by the Boulder PFLAG Chapter

August 10     PFLAG Meeting  Transgender Speaker

David Weekley, Methodist Clergyman from Portland will be guest speaker

August 13     PFLAG Table at Newport Saturday Market

Information table staffed by PFLAG members and volunteers from Lincoln County’s Welcoming Churches

August  21    PFLAG Annual Family Picnic   1-4 PM  at Beaver Creek Park, Newport