Wednesday, July 20, 2016

EVENT: My LGBT Plus at Clovis Farmer's Market

MY LGBT PLUS has been invited to participate in the Old Town Clovis Farmers Market!

We will be designing our booth to showcase the various LGBT+ resources the community has. Organization materials we will be bringing, besides our own, are: WestCare California, Inc., The Living Room - Fresno, The Source LGBT+ Center, Fresno LGBT Community Center, The LGBT Pink Panthers Movement/Fresno, CA Chapter, PFLAG Fresno, The Trevor Project and the Fresno AIDS Walk.

The goal is to create visibility in Clovis and provide resources to LGBT+ individuals, and supporters, in that area. Nothing will stop us from creating support in our community!

Come out and join us at the Farmers Market! This is a free event and open to all ages. There will be other local vendors there as well.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

EVENT: IDC Pool Party

The Imperial Dove Court De Fresno
The Court of Magic, Marvel and Mystery
Her Most Imperial Majesty, Empress XLIII, Isis DeLuna
Cordially invite you to attend a charity pool party!
We'll have swimming, food, raffles, music & groovy times!

All proceeds go to the Imperial Dove Court de Fresno
The oldest LGBT 501(c)3 organization of Fresno
Please come out and support your community by having a gay ol' time!

$10 presale / $15 Door

Merced LGBT Center HIV Testing

Monday, July 18, 2016

EVENT: Professional OUT Women mixHER

Professional OUT Women's July mixHER is set for Friday, 7/22 from 6pm-until at Idle Hour Winery located only 30 minutes up the hill in the adorable community of Oakhurst.

We're taking a trip up the hill to enjoy an evening with friends at the owned and operated winery of Professional Out Women, Anna Marie Dos Remedios and Deb Payne.

So, please make plans now to enjoy an evening under the stars, socializing over a great glass of wine! If you are not receiving our monthly POW emails, please post your email below and we'll add you to the list.

Make sure to copy the FB link and share in your networks! Professional OUT Women (POW) is a community of women that gather at monthly events, happening at rotating locations, for networking and socializing. Our goal is to be inclusive without gender boundaries and accepting of women who self identify on a wide continuum of sexual expression.

If you have any questions, would like to join our email list or would like to be more involved, please email

Friday, July 15, 2016

Fair Education Act Becomes Reality

California has made a giant leap forward in bringing the contributions of LGBT Americans into the classroom, including teaching kids about families that have two mommies or two daddies...

Courtesy The Associated Press...

In second grade, California students will learn about families with two moms or two dads. Two years later, while studying how immigrants have shaped the Golden State, they will hear how New York native Harvey Milk became a pioneering gay politician in San Francisco.

The State Board of Education unanimously approved those changes in classroom instruction Thursday to comply with the nation's first law requiring public schools to include prominent gay Americans and LGBT rights milestones in history classes.

The updates are part of a broader overhaul of California's history and social science curriculum. During four hours of public testimony, dozens of speakers criticized the way the framework discusses Muslims, Hindus, Jews and Japan's use of "comfort women" during World War II, but no one objected to the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.

The law also prohibited classroom materials that reflect adversely on gays or particular religions. Conservative opponents argued that it should be up to parents to decide how and at what age to broach sexual orientation with their children and made two unsuccessful efforts to repeal the law.

The approved framework weaves references to gay Americans and events throughout the history and social science curriculum, starting in second grade through discussions about diverse families and again in fourth grade with lessons on California's place in the gay rights movement.

Read the whole story HERE

Thursday, July 14, 2016

EVENT: LGBT Rural Pride Summit Series

The centerpiece of the #RuralPride campaign is a series of day-long summits hosted by USDA, NCLR, the True Colors Fund, and a number of local partners based in rural communities across the country. These summits will give us a chance to focus on the unique needs of the rural LGBT community, highlight the important federal policy efforts underway to protect this community, and identify next steps to ensure all rural communities have access to the resources they need to thrive.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

EVENT: Donnatella's House Of Drag in Modesto

This is a special haus of drag not only will we have our regular show but we also will be auctioning a pride quilt all proceeds to go to Modesto pride. Show featuring Sasha Glam Devaroe Katalina Zambrano Azula Rose May Hem(aka mizz mae) and other featured guest and special CO host Monique Mychaels

Orlando Benefit on Thursday

Blonde Artist Management is sponsoring a benefit concert for the families of the shooting victims of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub tragedy.

Where: Fulton 55, located at 875 Divisadero St. on
When: Thursday, 7/14 (Doors 6:30PM | Show 7PM)
Tickets: $10.00

Proceeds will go to the Go Fund Me Campaign being run by Equality Action Florida, Inc, which is being distributed directly to the victims and their families

Share the event link: | #PulseFresno

Peformers: M the Myth, Pizza HALO, Amoret, D & J Dance Company, Style Like Revelators, Lauren Lum, Revive Dance Co., Kashia Vu - HapyHart, The Morning Drive, Corrin Cruz Lujan, Tajhshanievans


EVENT: Aileen's Art Final Week

And now the 2nd of 3 different exhibitions in LA, coming in the next 2 months including art by Aileen.

Opening June 17th, I have two pieces “Fallen” and “Summertime” in the exhibition "North of the Grapevine" at Holy Grounds Coffee, 5371 Alhambra Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90032, running June 17th-August 17th, with the Opening Reception Sunday, July 10th, 11am-3pm. I plan to be in attendance at the Reception. This is organized by Frank Delgado, Director of Arte Americas in Fresno, CA and is a reciprocal exhibition to what will soon display at the same time at Arte Americas, titled "South of the Grapevine". 

Then, July 30th, will be the Reception from (6pm VIP) 7-9pm for the LAAA Anniversary Art Show/Auction at Gallery 825 which will include one of my works “false pretense”. I also plan to be in attendance and look forward to another great party.

I hope you can join me for one or more of these shows. It's always fun to see friends!

Trans-Female Sought for Feature Film

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

MEETING: Fresno Stonewall Democrats

Fresno Stonewall Democrats
Santa Fe Basque Restaurant, 3110 N. Maroa Avenue
July 12, 2016

Dinner and social 6:00 P.M;
meeting 7:00 P.M.


7 p.m. Call to Order
Quorum Call 6 (20% of the voting membership) and introductions

Approval of the Agenda

Approval of Minutes of previous meetings (April 12, and June 14, 2016): Saul Reyes, Interim Secretary

Approval of the Treasurer’s Report, Membership Report: Jay Hubbell, Treasurer

The President’s Report: Chuck Krugman

Old Business

  1. Election of a new Secretary

  1. Other Old Business

New Business


1.    Tuesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. Premiere of the video documentary “Crude Beyond Belief” at Community United Church of Christ, 5550 N. Fresno St. (on the east side between Barstow and Bullard Aves.)

2.    Fresno Stonewall Democrats fall endorsements meeting:  Tues., September 13

3.    Other Announcements:

Our Guest Speaker is Pat Brown who will give an update on the Hillary for President Campaign

Adjournment: we will reconvene on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 7 p.m. at Santa Fe Basque. 

Friday, July 1, 2016

EVENT: M The Myth: Benefit Concert!

 Blonde Artist Management is sponsoring a benefit concert for the families of the shooting victims of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub tragedy. The event will be held at Fulton 55, located at 875 Divisadero St. on Thursday, July 14th. Doors open at 6:30pm and the concert will begin at 7pm. Ticket prices are $10.00 and all proceeds will go to the Go Fund Me Campaign being run by Equality Action Florida, Inc, which is being distributed directly to the victims and their families.

Fresno’s Mayor, Ashley Swearingen, has been invited and a number of city council members are scheduled to attend. Community Activist, Zoyer Zyndel is scheduled to attend and provide a special tribute. Community leader and educator, Dr. Linda Vang will MC the event. My LGBT Plus and Gay Fresno will both have tables at the event. A number of local acts will perform including; Revive Dance Co., D&J Dance Co, Amoret, Style Like Revelators, HapyHart, The Morning Drive, Corrin Cruz, Lauren Lum, and Tajhshanievans. The hashtag #PULSEFRESNO will be used to promote and talk about the event on all social media platforms.

Blonde Artist Management is based in the Bay Area. They assist genius creators through artistic development and represent M the Myth.

Local pop icon, M the Myth will headline. M the Myth aka Michael Vang was born and raised in Fresno. Having strong ties to the LGBT community in Fresno, Michael felt compelled by the events in Orlando to organize Pulse Fresno with Blonde to help the victims and their families. Michael studied theatre and performance studies in the TAPS department at Stanford University and currently lives in Fresno. He has performed in San Diego, Los Angeles, Fresno and San Francisco all in the past year. He is currently recording songs for an upcoming album to be released later this fall.

Any questions should be directed to Rebecca Sansom

Contact: Rebecca Sansom
Blonde Artist Management
Phone 205-915-3067

Blonde Art MGMT
63 Abrams Ct. #413
Stanford, CA 94305

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