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FRESNO REEL PRIDE CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF LGBTQ CINEMA STARTING TONIGHT!  With more than 40 films from around the world, Fresno Reel Pride will celebrate it’s 30th Anniversary and film festival starting tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 18 through Sunday, September 22 at Fresno’s Tower District.  “Every year, Fresno Reel Pride continues to honor the commitment made by our …


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‘Straight Pride’ rally draws less than 20

Saturday’s rally in Modesto, attracted ten times as many counter-demonstrators as attendees. Don Grundmann, director of the National Straight Pride Coalition, had originally asked to hold the event in the Mancini Bowl in Graceada Park. On its website, the coalition states that its mission is to prevent civilization “from being destroyed by the inherent malevolence …

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Fresno Spectrum Center Opens

The LGBT Resource and Community Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, August 3, 2019. The Fresno Spectrum Center is currently open Tuesdays through Fridays 1pm-6pm, with the hope of expanding the days/hours. Seeking volunteers for office help. “We’re going to be doing some partnering organizations to other community organizations that are non-profit that provides …

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City of Modesto approves “Straight Pride Parade”

Modesto approved a public event application and parade route for a Straight Pride Parade, whose organizers plan to protest what they view as “(Americans being) destroyed by the inherent malevolency/evil of the Homosexual/Sodomy Movement”. It is scheduled for Aug. 24th from 12pm to 4pm, ending at Graceada Park. The flyer with a pink border states, “Join …

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Kampout Is Coming

After an impressive winter, it has finally warmed up.  Summer is here, and we all know what that means…YES… Kampout is coming!  It’s just a month away, and if you are like me, you can’t wait to get up the hill, sit by the creek and enjoy the beautiful weather. The Kampout Committee has been …

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Going “Over the Edge” for the Source on November 9

Jumping off a 9-story building in a single bound???  Well, not exactly . . .  but something like that!  For the second year in a row now, the Source LGBTQ+ Center in Visalia is hosting “Over the Edge,” a volunteer-focused fundraiser for the support of LGBT programs and resources in Tulare/Kings Counties.  Volunteers raise funds …

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Equality On the Mall

EQUITY ON THE MALL 2019CALIFORNIA STATE CAPITOLMARCH 6 – 9 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M. REGISTER ONLINE NOW! Equity on the Mall is an annual day of democracy in action to close the divide between the San Joaquin Valley residents and policymakers. Organized by the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation …

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White supremacists are ringing bells for the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has another scandal on its hands. Northern Indiana residents reacted with outrage after white supremacists were photographed ringing the evangelical church charity’s iconic red kettles outside of a local Walmart. The Hell’s Angels Northwest Indiana Region Motorcycle Club manned the kettles over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and a social media post about it …

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