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Garden Party 2017 Award Winners

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We are so delighted to share with you our winners for this year's Garden Party Awards! We had dozens of entries and this year was a highly competitive selection process. If you nominated someone who didn't win, we also recognize their accomplishments and are grateful for the huge number of life changing activists dedicated to making Boulder County a safe, supportive, and empowering place to live.

Would You Harbor Me? Thoughts On Sanctuary and Immigration

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Would You Harbor Me? Thoughts On Sanctuary and Immigration
by Rev. Alicia R. Forde, Out Boulder County Board Member

 

“Would you harbor me? Would I harbor you?” So asks Sweet Honey In The Rock in their song of the same title. It is a genuine question of the individual, yes, but also of a nation. Would you, the United States, harbor, provide safe haven, refuge, sanctuary for those “yearning to breathe free?”

International Women's Day: Strength from the Margins

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Recently, our nation has seen its people rise up in unparalleled large-scale movements like the Women's March, protests in airports opposing Islamaphobic travel bans, and the "Day Without a Woman" strike set for today, March 8th, to coincide with International Women's Day.

Out Boulder County Statement Regarding Title IX and Transgender Youth

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We learned yesterday that the Department of Education will no longer enforce Title IX to defend transgender students, with agreement from the new Secretary, Betsy DeVos. This decision comes under heavy pressure from Jeff Sessions and the Department of Justice. The broad reaching effect of this choice goes much further than just bathrooms; this change ends all rights and protections afforded to transgender youth under Title IX.

Changing the World, One Word at a Time

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JUST BE: Dance Party

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Next Friday (1/20), Out Boulder County is joining together with Boulder House and Godot Communications to throw an inauguration celebration like you've never seen before. 

Moving Toward Collective Liberation: Reflections and Next Steps

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On Tuesday night, over 300 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people and our allies packed into the Stewart Auditorium of the Longmont Museum and Cultural Center for a night of spoken word, music, and mobilization. This special gathering was made possible because of the active collaboration we enjoy with A Queer Endeavor and generous funding from the Twisted Foundation.

Coping with the Outcome of the Recent Presidential Election

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There Must Be Some Way Out of Here:
Coping with the Outcome of the Recent Presidential Election

by Glenda Russell

 

Many people in the LGBTQ and allied communities were surprised and disturbed by the outcome of the recent presidential election. The election results represent different things to different people, and some in our communities feel shattered and overwhelmed.

Boulder County Transgender Day of Remembrance on 11/20/16

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Out Boulder County’s Transgender Day of Remembrance

 

LONGMONT, CO. – In the last year, twenty four transgender people have been murdered in the United States and countless more have been the targets of violence and intimidation.  

Last week, Noony Norwood, who was shot Saturday in Richmond, VA and died in a hospital the next day, just five days after her 30th birthday.

Boulder Pridefest Photo Albums

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Pride last week was so much fun! Thank you to all of our volunteers, vendors, sponsors, and performers!

Check out more photos from Pridefest and our LGBTQ dance party here:

Boulder Pridefest 2016 Photos

Out on the Town Photos