Gay AK – news briefs for and about LGBT Alaska
Vote in Fairbanks’ Nov. 3rd Mayoral Runoff
The runoff election for borough mayor is on Nov. 3rd. The two candidates are very different in ideology and experience, and our borough will look very different depending on who wins this race. Luke Hopkins, a democrat, won the first round and now faces Tammie Wilson, a conservative Christian, in the run-off election. Please vote.
Imperial Court elects new board members
Congratulations to the new members on the ICOAA Board of Directors: Mikel Wiles, Mary Bess Bohall, Scott Turner, and Christopher Oeser.
Another Fairbanks LGBT Retreat?
Thanks to everyone who showed up at the retreat this weekend. It was a great success and the feedback suggests that people would like a similar event to happen in the near future. Contact Joshua
to suggest ideas for other events.
More than 20 people showed up to the AMP Launch at Snow City. “We got the ball rolling on our MPowerment Project, now it’s time to spread the word about AMP throughout the community,” writes Ted Jones, Prevention Coordinator/Facilitator at Four A’s
. The MPowerment Project is a community-level HIV prevention program for young gay and bisexual men.
Take the COLAGE Donor Insemination Survey
, a national network of people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer parents, announces the ART Project to highlight the experiences of COLAGErs born through Assisted Reproductive Technologies. COLAGE is calling all youth born through donor insemination, and their parents, to take a 15-20 minute online survey, available through November 30. There is a survey for LGBTQ identified parents with a donor conceived child
and a different survey for people born through donor insemination with a LGBTQ identified parent
. For more info, contact Jeff DeGroot
Out in Alaska Roadshow
Meet Out in Alaska’
s lead guide Tim Stallard at the Gay and Lesbian World Travel Expo in Boston on 11/3, at the LGBT CENTER in New York City on 11/6, and at the All Souls Unitarian Church in Washington, DC on 11/10. Visit Out in Alaska
for more info on the roadshow and the Alaskan adventures.
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