Gay, L B T and Friends

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Gay, L B T and Friends

Join with neighbors and social issues. Mostly, though, just meet and have a good time. Get to know each other, draw the community together. Friends are welcome.

Members: 23
Latest Activity: Nov 11, 2016

From New Year' s Eve Party with Friends

Discussion Forum

Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Started by Mark Sweetland Jun 16, 2014. 0 Replies

In 29 states, it's legal to be fired for being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.That's why the Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), banning workplace discrimination for…Continue

Gay Pride Festival

Started by Mark Sweetland. Last reply by Mark Sweetland Jul 18, 2013. 1 Reply

Rochester's Festival will be held July 19-21.  For more information, visit http://www.gayalliance.org/pride/announcements/Continue

Marriage Ruling

Started by Mark Sweetland. Last reply by Mark Sweetland Jun 27, 2013. 3 Replies

From Ch. 13 breaking news:  "Washington - The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the proposition in the California constitution that prohibits same-sex marriage has "no standing."Proposition 8 has been…Continue

Boy Scouts Wake Up

Started by Mark Sweetland. Last reply by Mark Sweetland May 23, 2013. 1 Reply

Congratulations to the BSA organization for finally joining today's century.  They voted to admit openly gay boys as members of the Boy Scouts.  Guess what, about 10 percent of members have been gay…Continue

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Comment by Mark Sweetland on November 11, 2016 at 2:14am

I urge Rochester to show support for those who had their rainbow flags set on fire recently.  Put out your own flag!  I just ordered mine.  Whether this had anything to do with the election, we as a community are not this way.  We are a diverse community welcoming all, and let's demonstrate that.

Comment by John Boutet on September 7, 2012 at 4:44pm

Are Your Registered to Vote?  Many human rights issues are at stake in the coming elections.   Make sure you and your friends everywhere are REGISTERED and aware of the issues.

, NOW!

Then, BE SURE TO VOTE on November 6th.

Comment by Margy Meath on May 13, 2012 at 10:12am

I hope it will open up some conversation for African American people who are gay/lesbian and really struggle with feeling unable to be open about who they are and/or who they love.

Comment by MacClurg Vivian on May 13, 2012 at 6:58am

I hope it will swing a number of voters.....

Comment by Mark Sweetland on May 12, 2012 at 11:53pm

Mitt Romney today in a college commencement speach reafirmed his policy belief that a marriage is between a man and a woman.  I guess 10% of Americans at least will not be voting for him, based on that alone.  If I had any doubts before on my vote, I sure don't now. 

Comment by MacClurg Vivian on May 10, 2012 at 11:13pm

Good for Pres. OBama, I am proud of him and pleased for glbt's...the fight is not over yet...much reactionary sentiment will display...and I am sorry my glbt sisters and brothers have to endure it, be effected by it.  

Comment by Marian Boutet on May 10, 2012 at 12:11am

An African American President speaking out for same-sex marriage.  What is this country coming to?  It's senses, that's what!

Comment by Mark Sweetland on May 9, 2012 at 11:47pm

Congratulations to Pres. B. O'Bama for finally speaking up in favor of gay marriage.   This was an historic statement, never before made by an American president, and most welcome and courageous.  I doubt it will negatively affect his re-election, as it is simply his honest opinion, after giving it much thought.  (Although, how much thought does this take?)  The decision is still left up to the states to give equal rights to everyone.

Comment by MacClurg Vivian on July 24, 2011 at 9:13am

I too am pleased that this legislation honoring gay marraiges has come about. Put me on the list to attend 

any 19thW public marraiges. Hurrah, one more oppressive statute struck down.

Comment by Margy Meath on July 24, 2011 at 8:47am
Today is the day that same sex couples across NY are able to marry!  It's an amazing step forward regarding justice for all!
 

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ABOUT THE 19TH WARD

19th Ward Community Association
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ANIMAL RELATED SERVICES

To report animal cruelty, call 911 or  THE ANIMAL CRUELTY HOTLINE: (585) 223-6500

City of Rochester Low-income Spay/Neuter for pet Dogs and Cats

Rochester Community Animal Clinic - low-income spay/neuter for pet dogs and cats, and feral cats

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