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LGBTQ News and Events for Sept 30, 2015

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Today in LGBTQ History - September 30, 1984 - 21-year-old George Michael begins his ascent to stardom in the US as his group Wham!'s single Wake Me Up Before You Go Go enters the top 40 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.    [Watch the video]

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Interfaith Meeting on Religious Exemption Bill in Colorado



Dear ,

Your voice is needed as we begin the conversation about what can be done to educate about the impacts of "religious exemption" laws on the ballot this November in Colorado. 

These laws would allow individuals and businesses to use their religious beliefs to deny service to LGBT Coloradans, but we know that not all religious people support laws like this.

Come learn how to get involved and the ways we can protect freedom for all Coloradans at this interfaith discussion including  representatives  from local religious groups of many different faiths.

With pride,

Mardi Moore [she/her/hers]
Executive Director
 
When: Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 8:30 am to 10:00 am

Where: First United Methodist Church, 
1421 Spruce, Street, Boulder, CO 80302
A Night At The Opera: An LGBTQ Dance 
Party in Longmont on Friday 10/9


 
Two community members from Longmont, Marcelo and Kellie, are throwing a party to benefit Out Boulder at the beautiful Dickens Opera House on Main Street in Longmont! We hope to see you there for dancing, drinks, music, and more.

Grab your ticket now and save $5:

$11 Pre-sale  |  $15 at the door 

Where: Dickens Opera House
      300 Main St Longmont, CO
When:  Friday, October 9th  at 9:00 PM
Comedienne Suzanne Westenhoefer to Host an Out Boulder Benefit Show on October 24th


 
Join us for a night of comedy genius as Suzanne Westenhoefer joins forces with Out Boulder for a special one-night-only event! Suzanne was the first gay comic to land an HBO special and her truthful, no-holds-barred comedy style has had audiences laughing for years.

Grab a ticket now, this show will sell out: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2259982

$30 General Admission | $50 VIP Front Row 

Where: 1128 Pine St. Boulder, CO
When:  Saturday, October 24th  at 7:00 PM
LGBTQ Parenting Support Group STARTS THIS WEEK


 
Come meet other LGBTQ parents and discuss the challenges and joys of parenting with other queer and LGBT parents who can understand. All types of families and relationships are welcome and respected here. 

More information: 

Where: 600 S. Airport Rd. Longmont, CO
When:  Saturday, October 3rd from  9:30 PM - 11 AM
Transgender and Gender Expansive 
Youth Group TOMORROW (10/1)


 
Meet with us this Thursday to kick off this group and decide what direction we go next. Do you want a guest speakers? A Book Club? A group to play games? What about peer support or discussions led by other trans youth?

Let us know what you want and meet other trans* youth!

Where: Out Boulder - 2132 14th St. Boulder, CO
When:  Thursday, October 1st  at 4:00 PM
Volunteer Appreciation Party THIS FRIDAY (10/2)


 
Mark your calendars for our 2nd Annual Pride Thank You Party! Last year, we had an amazing gathering to thank all of our volunteers and vendors from Pride, and we're happy to announce this party will happen next Friday, October 2nd at Out Boulder! 

If you helped with any event during Pride Week or were a sponsor/vendor, then this party is for you. We hope to see you there for drinks, food, and great conversation.

More information:

When: Friday, October 2nd from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Out Boulder, 2132 14th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Out Youth Film Project Continues THIS SATURDAY (10/3) 


 
The Out Youth Film Project is up and running! Don't worry if you missed last week, because for the first month, the project is open to anyone who might be interested. 

In the first month we will be holding film screenings from the 1-3 PM Free Work period, so even if you'd just like to join us for these films and a discussion, you can! (Ages 13 and above)
Participants after 10/17 will need to be able to commit to attendance every Saturday from 11-1, however if this is a burden, we can find a solution to make sure everyone has the ability to participate. Free work time from 1-3 PM is always optional, but will become more necessary further on in the year. 

The Film Project is a serious commitment, but this unique class is worth it. Once everyone's films are done, we will host a premiere event open to community members to share everyone's films! (location TBD)

For more information about the Film Project, go t www.outboulder.org/youthfilm

Community Spotlight: First Friday at TRACKS  LGBT Bar

Award Winning First Friday is a Pink Party theme!  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month so wear pink and show your support.

*Music for everyone with DJ Shannon spinning country from 6-10 in EXDO followed by DJ Markie spinning some retro and Top 40. 

DJ Tatiana opens the main room at 8 with retro to 10 followed by Top 40/house/latin.

DJ Blaque Gurl rocks the lounge with Hip-Hop starting at 10.

*GoGo Dancing by The Wicked Little Gurls

More information:

When: Friday, October 2nd from 8:00 PM - Close
Where: TRACKS Bar, 3500 Walnut St, Denver, CO   

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

Special Events:

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

 

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