Surviving the World comic by Dante Shepherd. Text reads: “If it is harder and scarier for you to explain to your children why some people love each other than for you to explain to your children why some people should be treated less than equal, you’re doing it wrong.” Beside the picture, Dante stands with his three-week old baby in his arms, pretending to be lecturing it.
Human Rights Campaign Survey for LGBTQ Youth Ages 13-18
HRC wants you to make your voice heard! Please take a few minutes to complete this online survey and share your experiences, concerns and hopes for the future. This survey is completely anonymous and will help the Human Rights Campaign advocate for and represent your generation. They need to hear directly from you—from LGBTQ youth from every corner of the country and from all backgrounds. http://go.hpolsurveys.com/HRC
Rummage Sale and Bake Sale for the LGBTQ Youth Space
Attention, San Jose/Bay Area folks who want to support a LGBTQ youth center in San Jose!
This Saturday, May 5, from 12pm-4pm, the LGBTQ Youth Space is having a Community Rummage Sale and Bake Sale! We have a ton of great stuff to sell at a good price and EVERYONE IS WELCOME!
Proceeds go to fund a field trip to Great America’s Pride Night as well as AIDS/LifeCycle. Swing by and purchase some amazing yet affordable items for a good cause!
Located at 938 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126. Free parking lot next to Youth Space. Close to public transit and the Diridon Station.
The Matthew Shepard Foundation is looking for young LGBT bloggers to be part of their Matthew’s Place blog.
They pay $25 per posted blog. They are looking for folks who blog about their lives, not anything specific.
For more info on the blogs: www.matthewsplace.com.
If you want to become a paid youth blogger, contact Jo Kenny: jokenny [at] comcast.net
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Field Trip to Christmas in the Park this Friday, December 9! We will visit our AWESOME RAINBOW TREE and enjoy the holiday festivities in downtown San Jose! We are leaving the Youth Space at 5:30pm (so please arrive by 5:15pm) and expect to stay at Christmas in the Park until around 7pm.
The LGBTQ Youth Space is located at 938 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126.
GSA Networks AIDS Awareness Fashion Show
GSAs in the San Jose, CA area are doing AWESOME things to raise $$$ for HIV/AIDS research, like this Fashion Show on Wednesday, Nov. 30!
All ages are welcome & all proceeds go to the AIDS Community Research Consortium, so please spread the word!
Tons more info at the link!
"I signed a bill saying that every hospital must treat gay and lesbian partners the same as heterosexual partners, because NO ONE should have to produce a legal contract to be able to hold the hand of the one they love"
- President Obama - Human Rights Campaign Dinner (10/1/11)