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OCTOBER 15TH-21ST LGBT HISTORY ICONS

on Monday, 20 October 2014.

OCTOBER 15TH-21ST LGBT HISTORY ICONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 15th:

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Stormé DeLarverie

1920-2014

DeLarverie was the activist that threw the first punch at the Stonewall Riot on June 27, 1969. Stormé DeLarverie was the sole female performer for the Jewel Box Review, a traveling drag show that toured the country from 1939 into the 1960s.

 

October 16th:

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Val Joe “Rudy” Galindo

1969-Present

The first U.S. skating champion to come out as openly gay, Galindo received the Ryan White Award for Service to Prevent HIV/AIDS.

 

October 17th:

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Darlene Garner

1948-Present

Garner helped found the National Coalition of Black Gays, the first non-white LGBT organization in the country. As an ordained minister of the Metropolitan Community Church, Garner devoted herself to religious, racial and LGBT advocacy.

 

October 18th:

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Glenn Greenwald

1967-Present

Greenwald is a jounralist and disclosed to international media classified U.S. documents obtained by Edward Snowden, thereby exposing controversial NSA surveillance activities.

 

October 19th:

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Angelina Weld Grimké

1880-1958

Grimké’s three-act drama, “Rachel,” was the first play by a black woman to be staged in a public theater.

 

October 20th:

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Billie Holiday

1915-1959

Holiday sang with the swing era's greatest musicians and was one of the first African-Americans to work with a white orchestra.

 

October 21st:

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Marc Jacobs

1963-Present 

Marc Jacobs is an internationally renowned American fashion designer best known for his own label and his work with Louis Vuitton.

 

 

Find Your Refuge Restrooms in Burlington!

on Monday, 03 November 2014.

gender-neutral bathroom database gets local submissions

Find Your Refuge Restrooms in Burlington!

Having trouble finding a safe bathroom in Burlington? Out enjoying Church Street and really have to pee? We hear ya. A few interns at the Pride Center of Vermont have updated Refuge Restrooms (formally Safe2Pee) with gender-neutral bathroom locations in the Burlington area. This website is a database of gender-neutral bathrooms that any user can add to. We are hoping to expand the project by encouraging Vermonters from all over the state to particpate in submitting entries. To check it out click here

Pride Center of Vermont Holiday Hours

on Tuesday, 23 December 2014. Posted in Safespace

Pride Center of Vermont Holiday Hours

Here is a list of our upcoming Holiday Hours:

The Pride Center of Vermont will close at 3pm on Wednesday 12/24

The Center will be closed:

December 25th and 26th

January 1st and 2nd

Thank you!

 

Drop-in HIV Testing Canceled on Thursday 4/2

on Wednesday, 01 April 2015. Posted in Events

Drop-in HIV Testing Canceled on Thursday 4/2

Drop-in HIV Testing Canceled on Thursday 4/2. Testing will resume the week of April 6th. Please visit GetTestedVermont.com for other testing locations.

Pride Center Welcomes Vincent Creer

on Monday, 08 June 2015. Posted in Events, Safespace

Pride Center Welcomes Vincent Creer

Pride Center of Vermont is excited to host Vincent Creer this summer through an internship supported by the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program at Hampshire College. He is from Long Beach, California and is currently a Women's Studies and LGBT Studies Major at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Vincent will be working to create a series of classes and workshops for Summer Semester at PCVT and helping support the Transgender Community Program. If you have an idea for a class you'd like the Pride Center to offer this summer, or just want to say hello, please emailVincent@pridecentervt.org or give him a call at (802) 860-7812

Gayme Night with GLAM

on Monday, 06 July 2015. Posted in Events

Gayme Night with GLAM

Come again this Wednesday July 15th to the Pride Center of Vermont and enjoy some fun playing board and video games with us! There will be snacks, drinks and a variety of games. We will start our engines at 7pm. Feel free to bring any game that you'll like! Seeyou all there! Lets get your game on!

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