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Sunday, October 3, 2010
STONEWALL DEMOCRATS & CONGRESSWOMAN DINA TITUS INVITE YOU TO "IT GETS BETTER"
STONEWALL DEMOCRATS OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
"IT GETS BETTER" *
Monday, October 4 • 6:00pm – 8:30pm ________________________________________ Location Bar Bistro (outdoor patio) at The Arts Factory 107 E. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89104 ________________________________________ ________________________________________ During the month of September over half a dozen LGBTQ youth, unable to bear the brunt of constant bullying, committed suicide, or, were attacked and injured.
Stonewall's October meeting will instead be a community town hall co-hosted by QVegas Magazine to tackle this issue and to let our youth know "It Gets Better".
We will be joined by:
Congresswoman Dina Titus State Senator David Parks A Statement From Senate Majority Leader, Senator Harry Reid Nevada State Democrat Party chairman Sam Lieberman Cindy Reid (Wife of Gubernatorial Candidate Rory Reid) Kristine Kuzemka Justice of The Peace Candidate Kelly MacFarlane-Smith QVegas Magazine Candice Nichols Gay & Lesbian Center of Southern Nevada Mel Goodwin Gay & Lesbian Center of Southern Nevada Karen Grayson Stonewall Director of Transgender Outreach Adan Campos MECHA Nathaniel Phillipps GLSEN & Stonewall Director of Youth Outreach Malory Cyr Activist Xuan Carlos Espinoza-Cuellar Writer & Activist J.Son Dinant of Qvegas Magazine Eliza Naomi Abrams from Green Valley High School will perform a monologue from the Laramie Project. Coree Davis also from Green Valley High School will perform “Kiss The Air”.
We hope you can join us and provide input to help us put an end to the bullying and the hurt and start the healing. You’ll also be able to make your own “It Gets Better” video to give encouragement to kids everywhere.
Any questions? firstname.lastname@example.org
*It Gets Better Project is a YouTube channel set up by blogger Dan Savage. You can upload a video to reach out to LGBTQ youth. Share your story so that they can see that it does get better. http://www.youtube.com/user/itgetsbetterproject