August, 2010 News (4 Articles with 3,877 total views)

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A THANK YOU for the Butler Picnic

On Sunday, July 18, 80 people gathered at Butler's Alameda Park to share in a picnic sponsored by Persad Center's "Community Safe Zone Project" (CSZP) and Butler County PFLAG. CSZP is a program of Persad Center which provides GLBTQI community building projects and events to non-urban areas outside of Pittsburgh. Directed by Ted Hoover of Persad, this new program and Butler County PFLAG sponsored a showing of "Out in the Silence" in May.

FACE 1 Year Anniversary at Zone Dance Club

On Sunday, July 18, 2010, Michelle Michaels and other drag performers celebrated the 1 year anniversary of FACE, the drag show happening the 3rd Sunday of the month at the Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie PA. Many talented performers contributed to making the night a stunning success! Photos are by Michael Mahler for Erie Gay News, with editing by Deb Splko, Co-editor of Erie Gay News.

4th of July Parade sets record

Over 20 people marched as a part of the GLBT community in the Millcreek 4th of July Parade, which was held on Saturday, July 3. Although this was the fifth year that there was a GLBT presence, previously, we had marched as part of the peace and justice contingent. The organizers for the parade were unfailingly gracious and supportive. Quite a few groups were represented, including Erie Gay News, LBT Women of Erie, PFLAG - Erie and Crawford Counties, Erie Gay Pride, and members, friends and supporters of the community.

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LBT Women Pure Romance Party

On Wednesday, July 21, 2010, the LBT Women of Erie had a fun time holding a Pure Romance party. Pure Romance is an in-home party company that sells a premier line of relationship aids, including lubricants, heighteners, and bedroom accessories. Photos are by Laurie Finch, coordinator for the group.

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