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Youth Pride Guide 2013

Dupont Circle, Saturday, April 27, 12-5 pm, in Washington, DC

Washington, D.C.'s annual Youth Pride Day will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Dupont Circle. All LGBTQ and allies are welcome. There will be performances, free stuff and games. For more information, you can visit the website of the Youth Pride Alliance. The featured Keynote Speaker will be: Wade Davis Former NFL player and Assistant Director of Job Readiness and Academic Enrichment at ... [Read]

Youth Pride 2012: Youthful Measures

This year, D.C.'s special day marks its sweet 16th birthday with vibrancy. But since its birth, Youth Pride has thrived.

Celebrating LGBT youth pride seems to gain traction with every passing year. People come out younger. Institutions working with youth – like schools, nonprofits, local governments, religious groups – cater to LGBT and questioning youth in ways that might have seemed unthinkable a decade ago. Then again, it's not as though LGBT youth have managed to altogether escape bullying and harassment, or keep from being disproportionately affected by homelessness. As progress is made in some areas, more problems might be ... [Read]

Booths & Vendors

Youth Pride Day 2012: April 28, Dupont Circle

Saturday, April 28thDupont CircleNoon to 5 p.m. Rain Date: Saturday, May 12 Advocate for Youth American University Beltway Bears Burgundy Crescent Catholic University DC area Transmasculine Society DC Office of Human Rights DC Trans Coalition Eleanor Holmes Norton GLBT Mayor's Office Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit, MPD Gay Men's Chorus of Washington GMU Pride GW University Howard University Human Rights Campaign Identity Inc. James Madison University La Clinica del Pueblo Latin American Youth Center Latino GLBT History Project Mautner Project ... [Read]

Speakers & Performers

Youth Pride Day 2012

Saturday, April 28Dupont CircleNoon to 5 p.m.Subject to change Rain date: Saturday, May 12 SPEAKERS Andrew Barnett, SMYAL Franklin Johnson, Youth Pride Alliance Gustavo F. Velasquez, DC Office of Human Rights Sheldon Scott, Youth Pride Alliance Jeffrey Richardson, GLBT Affairs Office Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton Celina Gerbic, The Trevor Project Markia Lee, The DC Center Youth Testimonials throughout the day PERFORMANCES 330 B Steady Drag City DC Khyisha Je Nier Blue Dupree Laronica Vegas LCDP-Mpodérate! Lost Bois MR/Miss Mpodérate! 2012 ... [Read]

About the Youth Pride Alliance

Youth Pride 2012: Board

The Youth Pride Alliance, now in its 16th year, was founded in 1996 by Christopher Dyer. Its primary function is the annual production of D.C.'s Youth Pride Day. As a small, all-volunteer run organization, the YPA relies on the support of the community for our programs and events. In addition to Youth Pride Day, it also organizes others events for Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and Ally youth throughout the year. The Youth Pride Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization ... [Read]

From the Youth Pride Alliance Board of Directors

Youth Pride Guide 2011

From Youth Pride Day 2010 Welcome to the 15th Annual Youth Pride Day! As we stand in Dupont Circle at the site of the original Youth Pride Day, we are honored and excited to celebrate the uniqueness and courage of all young people in the D.C. metropolitan area. We hope you feel a sense of pride as you see all the leaders, performers, educators, community organizers, activists, and youth who contribute to and help foster a community for Lesbian, Gay, ... [Read]

Speakers & Performers

Youth Pride Guide 2011

Saturday, April 30, 2011Dupont CircleNoon to 5 p.m. Subject to change SPEAKERS Franklin Johnson, Treasurer / Youth Pride Alliance Gustavo F. Velasquez / DC Office of Human Rights Sheldon Scott / Youth Pride Alliance Chris Dyer, Director / Founder of Youth Pride Alliance Jeffrey Richardson / GLBT Affairs Office, DC Government Andrew Barnett, Executive Director / SMYAL Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congresswoman Tom Johnson / The Trevor Project Denny Ventura / Youth PERFORMANCES 330 Afrodita Washington Brigite Elizondo Carlos Martinez DC ... [Read]

Youth Pride Alliance

Youth Pride Guide 2011

Who We Are Youth Pride Alliance, now in its 15th year, was founded in 1996 by Christopher Dyer. Our primary function is the annual production of D.C.'s Youth Pride Day. As a small, all-volunteer run organization, we rely on the support of the community for our programs and events. In addition to Youth Pride Day, we also organize others events for Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and Ally youth throughout the year. Mission Statement The Youth Pride Alliance is a ... [Read]

Youth Pride: Booths and Vendors

Youth Pride Guide 2011

Saturday, April 30, 2011Dupont CircleNoon to 5 p.m. Rain date: Saturday, May 7 Andromeda Transcultural Health American University Beltway Bears Breaking the Cycle Burgundy Crescent Catholic University Cherry Fund DC area Transmasculine Society DC Office of Human Rights DC Trans Coalition Eleanor Holmes Norton GLBT Mayor's Office Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit, MPD Gay Men's Chorus of Washington GMU Pride GW University Howard University Human Rights Campaign Identity Inc James Madison University La Clinica del Pueblo Latin American Youth Center ... [Read]

Youth Pride Sponsors

Youth Pride Guide 2011

Gold DC Office of Human Rights HRC SMYAL Silver La Clinica del Pueblo The Trevor Project Whitman Walker Health Bronze Andromeda Transcultural Health Cherry Fund Mautner Project Metro DC PFLAG Metro Teen Aids National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry The DC Center for the LGBT Community Transgender Health Empowerment Rainbow History Project Us Helping Us For more information on how to get involved with the Youth Pride Alliance, visit www.youthpridealliance.org ... [Read]

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