Together With Pride

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June is Pride Month. At the Y, we are celebrating Pride Month with our LBGTQIA+ community, and we are committed to being an inclusive and welcoming place for all!

Our theme for this month is Together With Pride brought together by our LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Network (PRIDE) and allies in collaboration with the Equity & Justice Center of Excellence. See below schedule of free upcoming Local and National virtual events.

THEME: History & Lifting our LGBTQIA+ Voices at the Y

June 17

6:00–7:00 pm (PST)
YGS Presents: Virtual Drag Storytime with Mercury Poisoning

In celebration of Pride, we are hosting a virtual Drag Storytime event featuring Mercury Poisoning. Drag Story times are a unique way to engage children in learning about inclusion and diversity through reading a selection of carefully curated books. Join us for three book readings mixed with dance parties in between and a fun round of Q&A for our little audience members!

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THEME: LGBTQIA+ Professional Development & Trainings


(Various Dates and Times)
Stand Up Against Street Harassment Public Training

L’Oréal Paris, the NYC Commission on Gender Equity, and the NYC Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence join forces to offer a historic opportunity to train 20,000 people before the end of 2021 in how to intervene when they see street harassment.

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THEME: LGBTQIA+ Solidarity

June 9

2:00–3:30 pm (PST)
Together with Pride Happy Hour
Join your LGBTQ Resource Network for a PRIDE Celebration edition of our Together with Pride Happy Hour! Signature cocktail recipes (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), fun connection with Y colleagues around the Y Movement, and a drag queen bingo with Charlie Hides, known for his YouTube channel and participation in the ninth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. Join us to celebrate community and PRIDE!

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THEME: LGBTQIA+ Community Service & Civil Rights

June 22

12:00–1:00 pm (PST)
Pride Lives Here
YMCA of Greater Seattle, Human Rights Campaign and Greater Seattle Business Association join forces to present the Pride Lives Here Panel Discussion. Join us for a conversation centering LGBTQIA+ empowerment, intersectionality and leadership.

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