COLAGE is looking for a new team member- Development Coordinator
Jun10

COLAGE is looking for a new team member- Development Coordinator

COLAGE is a national non-profit organization serving people with LGBTQ parents, with a focus on youth outreach, support, and empowerment. The organization is celebrating 25 years in 2015, and the only national social justice organization specifically supporting youth in LGBTQ families. We have undergone two transformative years and are working on increasing our capacity through sustainable fundraising initiatives. Currently, COLAGE...

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E-cards for Mother’s Day!
May07

E-cards for Mother’s Day!

COLAGE celebrates all of our parents this Mother’s Day. Our gift to our mammas is to partner with Forward Together to share with you some beautiful images you can share with your Mom, Mamma, Madre, mother figure, and parent you love this weekend. Big love!  You can save any of these directly to your computer and e-mail them, or share them on Facebook! Share on Facebook   Share on Facebook   Share on Facebook  ...

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Parent and Guardian Online Space
May05

Parent and Guardian Online Space

We have launched an online Facebook group to allow a COLAGE “safe space” for parents to connect, ask for advice with challenges to other parents, share your joys, discuss LGBTQ parenting together, and learn more about how you can support your COLAGErs (children) in their experience. The page is moderated by COLAGE parents in partnership with national program staff who have an LGBTQ parent/s. To join, please ask to be added...

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Los Angeles Chapter Kick Off Event June 15th!

COLAGE would like to invite you to the official launch of its Los Angeles Chapter where we will hold a silent auction and a screening of the moving documentary film, “Bully,” with a debrief afterwards and refreshments throughout! So come join us for good times and a great night! Date: Saturday, June 15th When: From 5:30-8:30 PM Where: Bungalow Art Center, 727 Pine Ave, Long Beach 90813 Please RSVP on our Facebook event:...

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Welcoming Annie Van Avery as COLAGE’s New Executive Director!

Welcoming Annie Van Avery We are so pleased to announce that Annie Van Avery has accepted the position of Executive Director for the organization and will begin leading the organization as of February 25, 2013. Annie is a COLAGEr herself and has served as a board member for the organization since July 2012. She joins us from Photo Center NW, where she previously served as Executive Director and led the organization to significant...

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Tips for Medical Professionals for Making Better/Safer Environments for Youth with LGBTQ Parents

Tips for Medical  Professionals for Making Better/Safer Environments for Youth with LGBTQ Parents   In the United States alone, there are millions of people with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent(s). While research shows that there are no significant developmental differences or negative effects on children of LGBTQ parents, these youth report facing significantly more prejudice and...

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