Subject: strictly fyi: events in WA, CO
From: Nik <>
Date: 1/18/2012 7:44 AM

Dear Safe Schools Coalition Members and Friends:

(1) OutSpoken and Reteaching Gender and Sexuality present: Not Just Queer (Jan. 21; Seattle, WA)

(2) SnoGLOBE Equality Alliance 2012 Winter Film Festival (Jan. 29; Everett, WA)

(3) The Statewide Convening on LGBT Youth ( March 10; Boulder, CO)

(4) 7th Annual GLSEN Washington State Awards Reception and Auction (May 6; Seattle, WA)


(1) OutSpoken and Reteaching Gender and Sexuality present: Not Just Queer (Jan. 21; Seattle, WA)

OutSpoken and Reteaching Gender and Sexuality present: Not Just Queer: A Deeper Look at Identity. As young people we want to be aware of the intersectionalities of race, class, ability, gender, sexuality, and age. We all come with many different identities which in turn affect how we view the world and how the world views us. Join Kyle and Emery as we take a closer look at gender and sexuality!

Who: Young people ages 13-25

When: Saturday, January 21st, 12-2pm

Where: Seattle Counseling Services (1216 Pine Street, Suite 300) on Capitol Hill

Space is limited! For more information, accessibility questions or to register, contact Kristina: or (206) 568-7777.


 (2) SnoGLOBE Equality Alliance 2012 Winter Film Festival (Jan. 29; Everett, WA)

SnoGLOBE Equality Alliance 2012 Winter Film Festival ! Our inaugural program showcases three films that draw attention to the lives and hearts of LGBT and their stories young and old. Please join us for an afternoon of inspiring stories and exciting Q&A sessions.

Film include:

- Inlaws & Outlaws "It's marriage from the inside and out." Inlaws & Outlaws cleverly weaves together the true stories of Pacific Northwest couples and singles€” both gay and straight €” and all into a collective narrative that is as hilarious as it is heartbreaking.

-2011 Web Cam Confessions, a film short highlighting the voices of Snohomish County LGBTQ Youth on topics of identity, coming out, bullying, religion and what most important to them.

-Out in America, A moving, diverse portrait of LGBT Americans.

When: Sunday, January 29, 2012 from  1:00pm until 6:00pm

Where: Everett PUD Theatre,  2320 California St., Everett, WA

Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets for $10. Click here to yours!



(3) The Statewide Convening on LGBT Youth ( March 10; Boulder, CO)

The Statewide Convening on LGBT Youth brings together people who work with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) young people to learn about their unique needs and experiences. Convening participants will have access to the latest tools and resources to develop skills for serving and addressing the concerns of LGBT youth. The day-long program includes an engaging panel of young LGBT people; sessions on health and wellness, legal issues, transgender youth, and bullying intervention strategies; and a keynote address from Dr. Eliza Byard, Executive Director of GLSEN.

Event Location: University Memorial Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, 1669 Euclid Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302

When: Sat, Mar 10, 2012 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

To register click here.  



(4) 7th Annual GLSEN Washington State Awards Reception and Auction (May 6; Seattle, WA)

The 7th Annual GLSEN Washington State Awards Reception and Auction will be on May 6th, 2012 at the Maritime Event Center in Seattle, WA, is Washington's signature event for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth and their allies. This year, we will once again roll out the red carpet for these courageous young people and their allies who are working to stop harassment and end homophobia in Washington's K-12 schools.


However, to make this event a success, we need your help. The Washington State GSA Network, a program of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Washington State, has several ways businesses and organizations can get involved.


In Kind Donations: Silent and live auction items are needed. A donation of products and services is a great way to get your name out there in the LGBT community while helping a nonprofit organization at the same time. The value of your contributed goods, services or financial donation will place you into one of the categories listed below.


Tickets: Tickets purchases are available through (Link:


Sponsorships: We charge youth and school staff only a fraction of the total costs of putting on the event. We need financial contributions to offset the costs for food, rental, and logistical assistance (such as hotel, travel and meals).



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