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Archive for April, 2013

PostHeaderIcon April Meeting, News, & Newsletter

Newsletter:  This month’s newsletter is full of great local and national news–including photos from our county’s TWO Marriage Equality rallies on March 26 and the International Women’s Day Bridge Walk on March 8.  Our April 2013 Newsletter for Oregon Central Coast PFLAG is found here.

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Highlights: Upcoming events calendar for Oregon Central Coast PFLAG is below.  Events in the next week are:
Tuesday, April 2  LGBT Women’s Coffee Hour at the Coffee House on Newport’s Bayfront
Monday, April 8 NOW forum on Bullying. Local NOW Addresses Youth Issues “The Effects of Bullying, Sexual Harassment, & Dating Violence” is the topic of the panel discussion at the April 8 NOW (National Organization for Women) meeting at 7:00 pm at Central Lincoln PUD in Newport. PFLAG members Jordan Ostrum and Jeanne St.John are panel members who will discuss these hostile experiences in local schools.
Wednesday, April 10     PFLAG Meeting at 7 PM at St. Stephen’s Church with program on LGBT Families with kids.  PFLAG Secretary Deb Lyman will host and introduce the program and speakers.

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OCC PFLAG Calendar:

April 2, 9:00 am: OUT Lesbian Coffee—Coffee House, Newport Bayfront
April 5, 7:00-9:00 pm: Drop-in social for LGBT folks who are deaf or hard of hearing—Eugene Coffee Company, 1840 Chambers St., Eugene
April 6, 7:30 pm: Damsels Divas & Dames 2013: I Will Survive–A Benefit for HIV Alliance—Hult Center, Eugene
April 8, 7:00 pm: NOW Meeting, “The Effects of Bullying, Sexual Harassment, and Dating Violence”—Central Lincoln PUD
April 10, 7:00 pm: PFLAG Meeting, “LGBT Families Raising Children”—St. Stephen’s, 9th & Hurbert, Newport
April 16, 9:00 am: OUT on the Oregon Coast for Lesbians–Green Salmon, Yachats

May 3, 7:00-9:00 pm: Drop-in social for LGBT folks who are deaf or hard of hearing—Eugene Coffee Company, 1840 Chambers St., Eugene
May 7, 9:00 am: OUT Lesbian Coffee—Coffee House, Newport Bayfront
May 8, 7:00 pm: PFLAG Meeting—St. Stephen’s, 9th & Hurbert, Newport
May 21, 9:00 am: OUT on the Oregon Coast for Lesbians –Green Salmon, Yachats

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The Coastal AIDS Network*  Monthly activities:

Second Tuesday, 7:00 pm: “Activity Night” (call for information (541)994-5597)
Third Tuesday, 7:00 pm: “Pizza Night” (Newport Abbey’s Pizza)
Fourth Tuesday, 7:00 pm: “Men’s Pot Luck” (Locations vary! Call (541)994-5597 or email coastalaidsnetwork@gmail.com for information)
Pizza: We also try to have pizza in Tillamook or Pacific City. Email Dan, coastalaidsnetwork@ gmail.com or leave a message for him at (541)994-5597.
*CAN activities are open to everyone, regardless of HIV status or sexual orientation except for “Men’s Pot Luck.” Occasionally we bend that rule for special events.

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Social LGBT Oregon Coast Group:
OUT Oregon Coast.
www.outoregoncoast.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Out-Oregon-Coast/194768480642314