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Oakland Pride– LGBTQ Family Booth
Sunday, September 11, 2016 11:00 – 7:00 PM
Oakland Pride FESTIVAL main entrance is located at Broadway & 20th Street. Secondary entrance located at Webster and 21st Street.
COLAGE will be pairing with Maya Elena Scott-Chung, and Alice Ruby from The Sperm Bank of California to create an LGBTQ family booth at Oakland Pride. Come check us out and say hello to local COLAGErs in your area!

Raised by Gays And Turned Out OK!
September 17th at 7:30 PM, September 18th at 8:30 PM, September 21st at 8:30PM and September 22nd at 7:00AM
EXIT Theatre 156 Eddy St. San Francisco
Raised By Gays And Turned Out OK! is a one person show written and performed by comedian, Elizabeth Collins, COLAGE LA Chapter Leader, about her experience being raised by gay men in Texas during the 90s. Tickets and more information at:

Book launch of One of a Kind Like Me, Único Como Yo by Laurin Mayeno 
Sunday, October 2, 2016 2:00-5:00 PM
Centro Vida Children’s Center
1000 Camelia, Berkeley (1 Block South of Gilman at 10th)
The English/Spanish bilingual book, One of a Kind Like Me, Único Como Yo, features a little boy in a mixed-race family who wants to be a princess for Halloween. Laurin wrote it so that children like Danny could see themselves in books, and to build understanding of gender diversity starting from an early age. COLAGE will be tabling at this event.

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WERQ! Chicago: LGBTQ Job Fair
September 16th at 11 – 4 PM
Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted, Chicago
Entry-level to advanced positions available. Special focus on LGBTQ youth, seniors, and transgender adults. Free and open to all.

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Kids Really Rock
Saturday, September 24th 11:00-6:00 PM
Lawn on D – South Boston
Join COLAGE, Family Equality Council and The Rainbow Initiative for crafts and hands-on activities at this day long festival for families, including live music, games, food and fun!

COLAGE Queer Family Kickback
Sunday, September 25th 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Join COLAGE for an evening of family fun and activities! All ages Welcome. For more information contact

Growing Up Queerspawn: Children with LGBTQA+ parents share experiences and perspectives
Wednesday, October 26th 6:00-7:00 PM 
328 Curry Student Center, Northeastern University- 360 Huntington Ave.
*Part of OUTober Series of events, hosted by LGBTQA Resource Center 

Saturday October 29th, 2016 – COLAGE Partners with Philly Family Pride for Family Matters Conference
COLAGE will be providing all day programming and teen panel prep for those ages 7-18. Register for Philly Family Pride today! For more information email

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Saturday September 10, 2016 – COLAGE at Family Weekend in Atlanta
COLAGE will be partnering with Family Equality Council to provide programming for people with LGBTQ parents at Family Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia on the night of Saturday September 10th! For more information please email

Saturday October 29, 2016 – COLAGE in Charlotte, North Carolina
Come out to connect with others in our LGBTQ community with an emphasis on supporting, building, strengthening, and inspiring one another in our collective struggle for equity and liberation.
Workshops and spaces open for:

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