Articles tagged with: The Family at UAA
Pariah, a critically acclaimed film about a 17-year-old African-American woman embracing her lesbian identity, will screen at UAA on Friday, November 2, and will be followed by a discussion on acceptance in honor of Mya Dale. The event is free and open to the public.
The meaning of Mya Dale’s death is one thing, the meaning of her life is another. Let’s put suicide in its place, but let’s also honor and celebrate the life of a beautiful and remarkable person. A memorial service will take place this Friday, June 29: wear orange.
We lost one of our beautiful young ones two days ago. Mya Dale died Wednesday morning, June 20. We extend our heartfelt condolences to her family, friends, classmates, and all she touched in our community.
Pride 2012, Saturday, June 2: T-shirts & lemonade, remembering our dead, a trip to the zoo, & a pageant
Saturday, June 2: lots to do for Pride! Drink Lemonade 4 LOVE in Anchorage, Wasilla, or Fairbanks, remember those who came before us, visit Identity’s booth at Anchorage’s Downtown Market, enjoy Gay Day at the Alaska Zoo, and finish it off with the glamor and fabulousness of ICOAA’s annual MGA Pageant at Mad Myrna’s!
Alaska Pride Fest in Anchorage this year is June 2–10, and its time to get ready. Join The Family, UAA’s LGBTQA club: come this Friday and make a tie-dye shirt to wear at Pride!
Shannon Sanderson reports on how the LGBTQA community is responding to the apparent failure of Proposition 5: “We’ve built a stronger and more tolerant Anchorage, and we know we have farther to go.”
Alaskan soldiers & Senator Begich reflect on the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, which ended on Tuesday, and the LGBT community celebrates at two local events.
About 50 people gathered last night in Waldron Hall at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Anchorage to learn about One Anchorage, the campaign by Equality Works to add sexual orientation and transgender identity to the Anchorage equal rights code through a ballot initiative. The initiative, if successful, will provide the same legal protections against discrimination already provided in Anchorage on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, age, physical disability, and mental disability. The One Anchorage campaign was announced on September 1.
University students around the state are kicking into gear — with classes, but also with activities, organizing, and leadership development.
This weekend’s big events in Fairbanks are a late morning bar-hopping float down the Chena River and the Fairbanks Ducal Ball at the Blue Loon. In Anchorage, it’s the very last weekend to see Out North’s production of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” Those events and more, plus a preview of what’s coming up next week.