March is Women's History Month, and the Mercy Center for Women celebrates by honoring 11 women this year. The presentation is at Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center at Mercyhurst University on Tuesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. and is open to the public. Founder and president of TransFamily of NWPA Caitlyn Strohmeyer was among those being recognized. Honorees in alphabetical order: Sister Mary Paul Carioty; Amy Danzer; Asia Horton Dickerson; Jodie Farbotnik; Jenny Weigold Geerston; Barbara Lewis, RN; Luchetta Manus; Victoria Merski; Reganne O'Brien; Juanita Smith; Caitlyn Strohmeyer.
Join Greater Erie Alliance for Equality (GEAE) on March 3 on the upper deck of Erie Insurance Arena, for dinner, conversation, and some local excitement as the Erie Otters meet the Peterborough Petes. Buffet opens at 6:30 and game begins at 7 pm all on the upper deck. Buffet includes: Smith hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, arena chips and dip, cookies. Tickets that include the game seat and the buffet are $37. Cash bar is also available. Info: (866) 229-1974. GEAEinfo@gmail.com greatereriealliance.com Erie Insurance Arena is at 809 French St, Erie, PA.
NW PA Pride Alliance invites you to participate as a table at this year's Pride Fest! The event will be held on Saturday, June 30 from 1 to 4 PM in Perry Square at W. 6th and State, Erie PA. Set-up will begin at 11AM. PLEASE NOTE: step off for the parade and the start of Pride Fest are 1 hour earlier this year than previous years! All tables are expected to remain set up until the end of the festival. Registering for tables for those who had a table at last year's Pride Fest began in January, and table registration for everyone else begins on March 1.
Pennsylvania Equality Project (PEP) is counting on Erie County, and our US Congress to take action that our General Assembly in Harrisburg has failed to address. We seek a ban on the use of conversion therapy on minors by health care professionals in Erie County, Pennsylvania. Ideally, a ban would exist statewide.
This year the Northwest Pennsylvania Pride Alliance Inc is already hard at work to make 2018 special for the entire community. We look forward to having our Pride Fest on June 30, the Pride Picnic on August 11, and other events planned throughout the year. The support of individuals and organizations in our community has been the catalyst for furthering the Alliance's mission: Improving the visibility of the LGBTQIA community and facilitating communication and collaboration between groups and individuals. We are asking for your support in 2018 as we celebrate Pride in NWPA. Donors like you make it possible for the Alliance to organize, sponsor, and/or host events such as the Pride Festival and the Pride Picnic. The Alliance also participates in various community events to promote awareness of LGBTQIA issues, and supports the efforts and activities of other groups dedicated to the health and wellbeing of the LGBTQIA community.
On Sunday, February 25, 2018 from noon to 4 PM, come sip on some bottomless mimosas and eat some delicious food at Rebecca Mae's Drag Brunch, to be held at Metropolitan Event Center, 144 W 13th St, Erie PA, while Rebecca Mae and her monthly guests whirl and twirl for you! This month's Drag Brunch will feature Ariel Versace, Siren Kelly, Evon Michelle and Erie's Icon, Michelle Michaels. Don't miss the FIRST EVER DRAG BRUNCH for Erie, PA! Tickets are $35 and are available at https://www.tickettailor.com/events/rebeccamaesdragbrunch/133643.
About 12 guys enjoyed dinner and friendly conversation at the monthly Bears Do Dinner at Sneaky Pete's, 6116 Swanville Rd, Erie PA, on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Bears Do Dinner is held at a different eatery every month. Dinner is on your own. Dates and locations are announced in the EGN calendar.
Erie Gay News gets congratulatory letters from Sen. Bob Casey and Gov. Tom Wolf, fun time at Flaming Hearts Valentines Day Dance at Mercyhurst, looking forward to Drenched Fur!
Boston, MA – The Bisexual Resource Center (BRC) will celebrate its 5th annual Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM) with the launch of a social media campaign beginning March 1st, 2018. BHAM aims to both motivate the bisexual community to make changes to improve their health and also inspire friends of the bi+ community to play an active role in improving the health of their bisexual friends, family, and community members. This year, the campaign "BHAM's 5-Year Bi-ography" will reflect on progress of the recent past and highlight actions needed for more substantial change in the future.
Every student has the right and the potential to excel. The LEAGUE Foundation provides financial resources for America's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer high school seniors entering their first year of institutions of higher learning. The scholarship application opens annually in January and closes in April with awards distributed in the summer of each year.
HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Scott A. Gunder, MD, DCMS Presidential Scholarship, in conjunction with The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, is offering one $1,500 scholarship to a Pennsylvania resident attending Penn State College of Medicine as a second- year student Application period is Jan. 1 through April 15, 2018.
HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Medical Society Alliance, in conjunction with The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, is offering one $3,000 scholarship and multiple $2,500 scholarships to Pennsylvania residents attending an accredited Pennsylvania medical school full-time as a second or third-year student. Application period is Jan. 1 through Feb. 28, 2018.
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