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Reel Pride: 5 days - Over 50 films - September 19-23

  • Parent Category: News
  • Published: Thursday, 30 August 2018 13:10
  • Written by Jason Scott

reelpride 20185 days. Over 50 films. September 19th-23rd.

Fresno Reel Pride is proud to bring you films like TransMilitaryThe Life of Lei: The Man Behind The Makeup50 Years of Fabulous: The Imperial Council Story, and The Miseducation of Cameron Post to the 29th Annual LGBTQ Film Festival beginning Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Purchase a festival pass and gain access to all the films! UPGRADE and enjoy exclusive parties and the Sunday Brunch by The Painted Table. Passes and Tickets are on sale now! Learn more by visiting www.ReelPride.com.

3rd Annual September Spectacular & LGBT+ Picnic

  • Parent Category: News
  • Published: Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:36
  • Written by Leon Velasco-Stoll

september spectacular 2018

FREE EVENT

MUSIC
GAMES
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
BOUNCE HOUSE
MASCOTS
PICNIC

LGBT Fresno is proud to be sponsoring food and drinks for this event.

RSVP & More Information

CENTRO LA FAMILIA ADVOCACY SERVICES INC. — CENTRAL CALIFORNIA LEGAL SERVICES INC. — TRANS-E-MOTION — PLANNED PARENTHOOD MAR MONTE — PINK PANTHERS MOVEMENT — CALIFORNIA HEALTH COLLABORATIVE — THE HOLISTIC CENTER — RCS — BABIES FIRST — PARENT FRIENDS OF LESBIANS AND GAYS — CALIFORNIA SPCA — FRESNO BARRIOS UNIDOS — LGBT FRESNO — FRESNO EOC WIC — MI FAMILIA VOTA — FRESNO POLICE DEPT — KIDS DENTAL KARE — AND MANY MORE VENDORS

Kampout Report

  • Parent Category: News
  • Published: Wednesday, 22 August 2018 15:38
  • Written by Janet

2018 kampoutAre you ready for some Kampout?  Well, it’s just a couple of weeks away.  Time to start putting your gear in order and making your final plans to head up the hill.  Get out of the heat and relax in the cool nights and comfortable days.

Just to remind you, this year’s theme is Kampout goes on Safari.  Lions and tigers and...yes…those bears.  This is the theme we planned for last year’s event which had to be cancelled due to fires, so if you had already started planning decorations, you're ahead of the game.  As always, we will have a contest for decorating your kampsite, and you could win fabulous prizes...and have a lot of fun.

Kampout is, as always, the weekend after Labor Day.  This year it will be September 7-9.  It will be held on the private property across the road from Texas Flat Campground, on the left side, so directions to the event are the same. There will be signs to guide you to the kamp.

 The cost for the weekend is just $30 per kamper.  This includes your kampsite, 2 beer busts, the Progressive Kocktail Party, Saturday dinner, 2 breakfasts, and much, much more.  You can relax, or join in the fun and games we have scheduled during the weekend and compete for prizes.  There's the Yacht Regatta, the Needle in the Haystack, and the always popular and hilarious Kamptown Races.  Don't forget the wonderful Kampstravaganza Show on Saturday night, where you can compete for the titles of Kamp King and Kamp Kween.  We encourage everyone to participate in this fun show.

Camping in the Sierras can cost over $20 a night just for a campsite.  At $30 for the whole weekend, Kampout is definitely the best bargain for your entertainment buck.

We want to advise everyone that, because we are on private property, there is no garbage service.  Be prepared to "pack it in, pack it out".  Private campfires will be allowed only if you bring an above ground, backyard type, pit.  You must also have a fire extinguisher, water bucket and shovel.  All dogs must be on a leash at all times.  This is for everyone’s safety.

So mark your calendars.  We hope to see you all there.

For more information, see our website www.kampoutfresno.com which has all the information you could want, or check out our Facebook page www.Facebook.com/KampoutFresno/

Equinox II: affirmation by and for transgender and gender non conforming

  • Parent Category: News
  • Published: Wednesday, 29 August 2018 09:43
  • Written by Jason Scott

Equinox IIThis year we are having an opening ceremony with two spirit drumming and a smudge. This will be followed by a premier fashion show by ERINWEAR fashions.

Workshops will include, Name and Gender change documentation, self defense, yoga for stress and anxiety, souvenir making.

Once again we will have a water slide so bring your swimming gear. Other activities will include, a cornhole tournament, and a team twister tournament.

We have a keynote speaker lined up. We will have a comedy show that is sure to leave you in stitches. This year's dinner offering is Taco Bar and all the fixin's.

Facebook event - Free Registration

Hate crimes happen nearly twice a month in Valley

  • Parent Category: News
  • Published: Tuesday, 31 July 2018 13:52
  • Written by Jason Scott

hate crimesCasey Haggard, a 66-year-old transgender woman, was walking along Blackstone Avenue in central Fresno in July 2015 when she was fatally stabbed by a passenger in an SUV that pulled up alongside her.

Amrik Singh Bal, a 68-year-old Sikh, was walking in a neighborhood in west-central Fresno in December 2015 when he was attacked by a pair of men who beat him and then ran over him in a car. He survived his attack.

Sexual orientation or sexual identity was a major motivating factor for hate crimes in the Valley, according to the state data. Thirty-two gay men were targets across the region, and another 16 victims were lesbian women. Other victims included three people who identified as bisexual, while eight victims were transgender individuals. Another 22 victims were targeted by bias against the broader LGBT community.

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