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For the week of August 19, 2015

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Today in LGBTQ History - August 19, 2013:  
Marriage Equality is made officially legal in New Zealand

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High On Pride: The Farm Presents Glitter (21+)
 
 

2015 has been a turning point for the LGBTQ community. In June, same sex marriage was made legal by the Supreme Court in all 50 states. This alone was one of the most extensive decisions for LGBTQ rights to date. In addition, there have been progressive changes made in South America, Europe, Mexico and Africa. The momentum created from these changes fuels us to continue to express, educate and advocate the LGBTQ movement.

Although we have a long way to go, we are making great progress. Moving forward, we must stand together and fight for our rights and the rights of all humans. The right to be respected. The right to be who you are without fear or prejudice. The right to express our love freely and openly. Now is the time that we must take this momentum and push forward towards full equality. We must stand tall and proud because together our voices are stronger and have more impact for change.

Pride Fest 2015 is an event to celebrate all that has been accomplished with the LGBTQ community, not just this year, but throughout history. It's a time to be around others who believe in being yourself and fighting for what matters. It's a time to recognize all of those that have fought for equal rights throughout history. It's a time to love one another and share our passion for progress and education.

For this year's Pride Fest we plan to celebrate full force! The Farm will be in attendance with our friend The OZ Box photo booth, so be sure to come by, bring your friends and make some silly memories. We will also be debuting our Pride Cow tank tops, so don't miss out on grabbing one before they're gone.

The Farm is beyond excited to a part of such an exciting time in our history. Out Boulder has been an important part of the community since 1992, providing a safe space for people to be who they are. We are honored to be able to show our support and respect at this year's Pride Fest. Thank you for letting us partake in the festivities. Now let's get high on pride!  

Sincerely,

Adria Such
Marketing Assistant, The Farm
 

Stay up to date on the most recent Pridefest news at www.outboulder.org/pride2015

 PRIDE WEEK: Full Schedule of Events!!!


We have so much going on this year for Pridefest, it can be tough to wrap your head around everything going on... Good news! Now you can print out this handy-dandy one page guide to Pride so you never miss a thing!

In addition, you can always head to our Pride HQ at www.outboulder.org/pride2015 for the latest news about Pride Week 2015 and a link to every event for the week on Facebook.

There are only a few vendor spots left! Click here to reserve your spot today.
Open Meeting for Volunteers on 8/24



Next Monday (8/28), we're having an open meeting for all people interested in volunteering for Pride! Come and ask questions, sign up for your spot in person, and learn more about what opportunities are open for volunteering with Pride Week. The meeting will be from 6 - 7 PM at Out Boulder (2132 14th St. Boulder, CO).

Pridefest wouldn't happen without the generous support of our volunteers. You can click here to access the Google Drive document with of all the volunteer needs for the entire week of Pride events. If you are interested in volunteering please provide your name and e-mail next to the time and position you would prefer.
 
There are numerous tabs across the bottom of the spreadsheet. Each day has it's own tab. Please be sure to take a peek at all of the tabs.

All volunteers who sign up will be contacted via email roughly a week prior to Pridefest. If you have any questions, please call us at 303.499.5777!
COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: 
Pat Donohue from "Prairie Home Companion"
 


Grammy winning fingerpicker Pat Donohue's devotion to acoustic guitar has made him an American standard, as he echoes the tones of Robert Johnson, Charlie Parker, Merle Travis or Muddy Waters. 

After wrapping up almost twenty successful years as the guitarist and songwriter on "A Prairie Home Companion" on NPR, Pat now turns to full time concert touring, presenting master guitar workshops and attending prestigious music camps.

Now he comes to Longmont as part of his national tour on Saturday, August 22nd! You can see Pat at Jensen Guitars in Longmont from 7-9 PM. More information here: http://outboulder.org/content/pat-donohue-live-jensen-guitars

Register today for Boulder's First Big Gay 5K!



 Click here to register for the 2015 Pridefest Big Gay 5k! Your race fee goes to supporting Pridefest, Out Boulder, and BCAP (Boulder County AIDS Project). 


This unique event will start on Sunday morning at 10:30 AM on the morning of Pridefest. The race will conclude in the middle of the event! Winners will receive a pair of Newton shoes and additional prizes from our wonderful sponsors! 

 


Community Calendar           

Community 
That's not all! Check out these other upcoming events in our community, click on the links below and find out more.

 
8/20:  Elder Knitting & Support Group  (50+)
 

Pridehouse Office Hours  



The following are Out Boulder the Pridehouse's regular office hours. If you need to visit us outside of these hours please contact 

info@outboulder.org for an appointment. The Pridehouse is located at 2132 14th Street. Hope to see you soon!   

 

 Mon - Fri: 9 am - 4 pm

 

Some of the events, views and opinions expressed in the eNewsletter are solely those of their authors and/or organizations, and do not necessarily reflect an endorsement by Out Boulder. We encourage you to contact the event sponsor for more information.