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GenPride Newsletter August 26

GenPride Newsletter August 26

Newsletter Contents: Community Programming: Senior Companion Volunteer Opportunity Dine Together with AgePRIDE Trans Pride Seattle 2022 Qigong resumes in October Yoga & Stretching Strength & Balance Subscribe to the Pride Place Newsletter Services and Information: Wellness with Pride: COVID-19 and LGBTQ+ Communities...
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Summer Construction Updates

Summer Construction Updates

GenPride is thrilled to see the construction move forward on Pride Place, where we're partnering with Community Roots Housing to be the bottom floor community center and service provider! Watch our progress video to see the exciting developments of the past few...
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Pride Place Newsletter #1

Pride Place Newsletter #1

Welcome to our first Pride Place Newsletter! You’re in the right place – this newsletter is the best way to get information on Pride Place news and updates, including when to apply for residency and how to prep for your application. You...
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GenPride Newsletter – July 15

GenPride Newsletter – July 15

Newsletter Contents: Powerful Tools for Caregiving Class LGBTQIA+ Support Group for Alzheimer's & Dementia Caregivers Art in the Park: Free Outdoor Watercolor Workshop Covid-19 resources available through GenPride Transgender Legal Clinic through QLaw Low-Income Energy Assistance Program GenPride Qigong starts summer session...
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5 Races to Help You Celebrate Pride Month

5 Races to Help You Celebrate Pride Month

In honor of pride month, here are some of the best races you can run this summer and fall. BY CAITLIN NA GIDDINGS     JUN 10, 2022   Each year I participated in the Pride Run, it featured high-energy fields, festive costumes, and a...
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Welcome to Pride Place, the state’s first LGBTQ senior housing community

Welcome to Pride Place, the state’s first LGBTQ senior housing community

By Marc Stiles  –  Senior Reporter, Puget Sound Business Journal Jun 9, 2022  Updated Jun 10, 2022, 7:37 am PDT This Pride Month, the Seattle LGBTQ community can celebrate that it will soon have a newly built senior center to call its own. The GenPride center...
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GenPride Hannah Gadsby at The Moore Ticket Giveaway!

GenPride Hannah Gadsby at The Moore Ticket Giveaway!

GenPride Hannah Gadsby at the Moore Ticket Giveaway! GenPride will be holding a free raffle/giveaway from now until June 6 (Monday). The prize we are giving out will be 2 tickets to Hannah Gadsby on Saturday, June 11 at 6 pm. We...
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Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Fredriksen-Goldsen, Ph.D., a professor and Director of the Goldsen Institute at the University of Washington and is a nationally and internationally recognized scholar and activist addressing health inequities across underserved, resilient communities. Karen is the founder of GenPride, Shanti Seattle, and Rainbow...
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Bill Thieleman – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Bill Thieleman – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Bill is a founding member and has always brought his cheerful spirit and empathetic heart to their work and community of members of all ages. He has engaged and gently educated younger singing members helping to enlarge the circle of acceptance and...
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Lynda Greene – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Lynda Greene – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Lynda Greene, the Executive Director at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center located in one of the most diverse zip codes in the nation, 98118. Lynda has been a pioneering, proactive, and powerful ally for the LGBTQ community. The Southeast Seattle Senior Center...
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Domenico ‘Nic’ Minotti – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Domenico ‘Nic’ Minotti – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Domenico 'Nic' Minotti is a longtime supporter of Gay City and is in his eleventh year as a member of the Board of Directors of Gay City.   With more than a decade of service on our Board and as a volunteer, Domenico...
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Joel Aguirre – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Joel Aguirre – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Joel's role as the PrEP Navigator is to help members of the Latino Community to access available health services with an approach to people at high risk of getting HIV. Additionally, He is the host of the radio program “Mucho Gusto” transmitted...
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Aaliyah Messiah – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Aaliyah Messiah – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

She is a Community Leader, a trailblazer, and an advocate for both the African American community and the LGBTQIA+ community. As a fierce representation of the LGBTQIA+ community, she and her partner maintain the last standing African American Book Store (LEM's) for...
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Construction Resumed on Pride Place

Construction Resumed on Pride Place

Construction has officially started back up on Pride Place! Walsh Construction has already made a tremendous amount of progress since the end of the construction strike. You can see the advances of the past month in the video below. We will also...
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Inside a Home for L.G.B.T.Q. Seniors: ‘I Made Friends Here.’ (New York Times Article)

Inside a Home for L.G.B.T.Q. Seniors: ‘I Made Friends Here.’ (New York Times Article)

Shunned when they were younger, older L.G.B.T.Q. adults have found a community at a senior home created for them by SAGE, a New York advocacy group.
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Arnaldo Inoncentes – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Arnaldo Inoncentes – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Arnaldo Inocentes, Ambassador for Pride ASIA. Arnaldo is a pillar within our community. As an ambassador with Pride ASIA, his history spans decades of advocacy and leadership for the LGBTQ+ and other marginalized communities.   Arnaldo started as a soloist with the Seattle...
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Martha Zuniga – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Martha Zuniga – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Martha Zuniga, the Deputy Director of Entre Hermanos. She has worked there for more than 10 years, first as a volunteer, then as a Medical Case Manager, and Prevention & Care Program Manager. Her main goal at Entre Hermanos, and in her...
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Malie Tiare Chanel – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Malie Tiare Chanel – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Malie Tiare Chanel, who was chosen by Utopia. Born in Fagatogo, American Samoa, Malie was raised in Saleufi, Apia & Seattle. Her passion stems from the cultural upbringing in her village setting, as well as values instilled in her by her grandparents....
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Dr. Peter Shalit – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Dr. Peter Shalit – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Dr. Shalit was born in New York City and raised in New Jersey and Massachusetts. He went to college at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, then moved to Seattle where he obtained his Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Washington...
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Louise Chernin – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Louise Chernin – Pillars of Pride Honoree 2022

Louise began her involvement with GSBA in the 1990s and was appointed President & CEO in 2002, a role she served in until retiring at the end of 2020. Through her tenure, Louise led GSBA to become the largest LGBTQ+ chamber in...
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The call center for Pride Place applications opened June 15, at 9 am. 

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