Mark Ronfeldt
Karen Goodeve
Kelli Stowers
Our Communications Manager Sara is on her way to San Francisco to speak on the Main Stage at Pride on Sunday–she will be speaking on behalf of the Matthew Shepard Foundation and The Dru Project, the organization she helped start after her friend was killed at Pulse Orlando. Who will be there?
Our Communications Manager Sara is on her way to San Francisco to

San Francisco Pride – a celebration of diversity, june 24-25, 2017

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“However you interpret the Babadook, it is a symbol that brings people together in a way that is loving and supportive. Maybe the Babadook was just was what 2017's Pride Month needed in light of the recent political climate: An icon that to unifies in both humor and hope.”
However you interpret the Babadook it is a symbol that brings people

How The Babadook Became An LGBTQ Icon

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Kyle Bloomer
Brittany Blanchard
Corey Campbell
Our discounted Pride Month ticket sale for our gala in October ends July 1st! Get them before they're gone:
Our discounted Pride Month ticket sale for our gala in October ends

Bear to Make a Difference Gala Fundraising Campaign for Matthew Shepard Foundation - Giveffect, Inc.

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Denise Schuman
Darcy Pettengill Letourneau
Big congrats to our friends at Conspirare! The National Endowment for the Arts just awarded them a big grant to help support their tour of “Considering Matthew Shepard.”
Big congrats to our friends at Conspirare The National Endowment for the

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The Bear to Make a Difference Gala is an opportunity for community members, civic leaders and corporate partners to come together to support the work of the Matthew Shepard Foundation and those who share our commitment to a future free from hate.

For almost two decades, the Matthew Shepard Foundation has been a unique voice in the movement for LGBT equality. You may know that my husband...
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The Bear to Make a Difference Gala is an opportunity for community

Bear to Make a Difference Gala

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“Nicole Singley and her wife Jennifer had been married for more than a year when their son was born in Indiana in 2015. Jennifer had carried the boy, conceived through artificial insemination, and Nicole was there to cut the umbilical cord.

But the next day, while holding their son in the hospital, they were told that only Jennifer’s name would appear on the baby’s birth certificate."
Nicole Singley and her wife Jennifer had been married for more than

Gay couples fight to be included on birth certificates

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Mary Ann Walker Hubbell
Barbara Bj Waugh
Nicole Wesala
Raquel DeRango
Christine Azar
Brenda Stowell
There are already protections for crimes against police officers. This takes away from the Hate Crimes Prevention Act because the law was placed in order to protect those who did not choose the color of their skin, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, gender, disability, etc.
There are already protections for crimes against police officers This takes away

Here are states where attacking police is now a hate crime

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Nick Beck
Thelma Spivey
ICYMI: The Denver Police Department launched its new Safe Places program.
ICYMI: The Denver Police Department launched its new Safe Places program

Denver police introduce new outreach programs to city’s LGBTQ community

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Eli Erlick
Corey Campbell
Michael Bares
We simply could not choose between our semifinalists. Congratulations to both Alyssa Sileo and Jaimie Wilson - you are both Spirit of Matthew Award winners!

Will you be joining us on October 14th to see them accept? [ Bit.ly Link ]
We simply could not choose between our semifinalists Congratulations to both Alyssa
Dakotah J. Myers
Janus Ourma
Chrissy Gorman
Many thanks to Ryan O'Callaghan for sharing his story. There will never be too many of these stories out there. Sometimes lives depend on them.
Many thanks to Ryan OCallaghan for sharing his story There will never

Former NFL tackle Ryan O’Callaghan comes out as gay

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Heather Feather
Joshua Cohen
Amy Davis Young
Awesome news out of Wisconsin!

“In a unanimous three-judge decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit affirmed a lower court’s ruling that granted Ash Whitaker permission to use the boy’s bathroom in his Kenosha, Wisconsin high school. “I am thrilled that Seventh Circuit recognized my right to be treated as the boy that I am at school,” says 17-year-old Ash Whitaker.”
Awesome news out of Wisconsin In a unanimous threejudge decision the US

Trans student’s victory in federal court gives LGBTQ rights advocates renewed hope - Education Votes

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Angela Eby
Awesome video created by Equinox and the The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center. Pride has a whole alphabet - which letter(s) do you claim?
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Mikeal Beland
Casey Dobbins
Many of you who visited our booth at Denver PrideFest asked about our t-shirts in different colors. Here is your chance to get one in teal, purple, or grey!
Many of you who visited our booth at Denver PrideFest asked about

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Kim Messer
Sean Snider
Families come in all shapes and sizes. Always be proud of yours.
Families come in all shapes and sizes Always be proud of yours

This Transgender Dad and His Husband Are Expecting a Baby

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Lindsay Elvin
Julia Kieren
Ryan Mathias Gould
Rainbow walls? Way to take filters to real life, Instagram!
Rainbow walls Way to take filters to real life Instagram

Instagram's Latest Colorful Move For LGBTQ People Is A Must-See

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