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LGBTQ News and Events for Sept 23, 2015


Today in LGBTQ History - September 23, 1984 - The first Folsom St. Fair takes place in San Francisco. It was one of the first major public events to celebrate the Gay Leather community and focused on safe sex  resources. [Learn more]

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Introducing Two New Interns: Evie and Mike!

Dear ,

My name is Evie Decker and I am Out Boulder's new Transgender Program Intern. I'm currently working on my Masters in Social Work (MSW) at CSU. 

My past work experience has been with LGBTQIA individuals at CSU's GLBTQQA Resource Center. 

I personally identify as a transgender woman, and I'm very excited to focus on connecting trans* members of our community to resources. 

Please feel free to stop by my office anytime Monday through Wednesday from 9-5 AM if you would like to talk with me in a safe and supportive environment. I am looking forward to meeting all of you and soon!

See you soon,

Evie Decker [she/her/hers]

Hey  ,

My name is Mike and I am the new Speaking Out Program Intern at Out Boulder! I am currently a BSW (Bachelors in Social Work) student at Metro State University in Denver.

I started doing social work when I was living in Canada, where I volunteered to facilitate two support groups. I greatly enjoyed being able to help peers, and that love quickly spurred me to make a change in my career path and pursue a BSW in the United States.

My husband and I met online while I was living in Canada, and when I came to Colorado for school, we moved in together. I have two wonderful stepkids and enjoy playing golf, watching hockey, and seeing a movie every Sunday for date night.

I hope to see all of you as we continue the Speaking Out program!


Mike Jones [he/him/his]
Speaking Out Intern

Transgender and Gender Expansive 
Youth Group KICKOFF on 10/1

Meet with us next 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
LGBTQ Parenting Support Group KICKOFF on 10/3

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
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
Out Youth Film Project Continues THIS SATURDAY (9/23) 

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

Volunteer Appreciation Party on 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
Community Spotlight: Schiff 
Dance Collective Open House 

The Schiff Dance Collective would like to invite you to an open house showcase of  choreography, short class demo, time for questions/discussion. Dive into how The Schiff Dance Collective inspires the community through dance and discover your place in the movement.

For questions or information call (720)771-2737 or email

More information:

When: Sunday, Sept. 27th at 12:00 noon
Where: The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd. Boulder, CO   

Community Calendar           

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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