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LGBTQ in the capital, Part V: Support and celebration in the LGBTQ community

Despite the challenges highlighted in this series, from coming out and bullying to seeking marriage equality and protection from discrimination, and even being barred from donating blood, members of the LGTBQ community say there is still plenty to celebrate.Juneau's LGBTQ community has banded together to form groups to support one another and better the community, as well as hosting events from the annual Pride Picnic in June to the Femme Fatale drag show coming up this weekend, to the Day of Silence/Night of Noise held recently at the University.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-02/support-and-celebration-lgbtq-community
Local
Around Town

...meet at the end of Basin Road. Bring water, lunch and dress for the weather. Details: 790-6406. Southeast Alaska Gay and Lesbian Alliance gathering, 11 a.m., Second Street between Main Street and Seward Street. Details: Steve, 463-6205...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052903/loc_calendar.shtml
News
AroundTown

...meet at the end of Basin Road. Bring water, lunch and dress for the weather. Details: 790-6406. Southeast Alaska Gay and Lesbian Alliance gathering, 11 a.m., Second Street between Main Street and Seward Street. Details: Steve, 463-6205...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053003/loc_at.shtml
News
Thank you

...business for the day. Finally, thanks to members of SEAGLA's Pride Committee whose boundless vision, courage and energy is creating a community that we can all be proud of. Jeremy Neldon President, Southeast Alaska Gay and Lesbian Alliance

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070601/Loc_Thanks.shtml
Local
Gays are part of the local community too

...panel's decision to allow groups such as PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) or SEAGLA (Southeast Alaska Gay and Lesbian Alliance) to participate in the parade. It is unbelievable to me that they expect the panel to eliminate PFLAGs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071505/let_20050715025.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...insurance. The police chief would review applications, and the city manager would consider appeals. Southeast Alaska Gay and Lesbian Alliance President Jeremy Neldon said his group obtained a special permit last year to close part of Second Street...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052201/Loc_Briefly.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...crafts and a "Token Straight Guy's Barbeque" highlight Juneau's Second Annual Pride Festival. Southeast Alaska Gay and Lesbian Alliance organizers are getting ready for the street fair, which will take place from noon to 11 p.m. next...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052401/Ent_GayPride.shtml
Briefly

...insurance. The police chief would review applications, and the city manager would consider appeals. Southeast Alaska Gay and Lesbian Alliance President Jeremy Neldon said his group obtained a special permit last year to close part of Second Street...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052201/Loc_Briefly.html
Local
Gay pride festival takes to the streets

...crafts and a "Token Straight Guy's Barbeque" highlight Juneau's Second Annual Pride Festival. Southeast Alaska Gay and Lesbian Alliance organizers are getting ready for the street fair, which will take place from noon to 11 p.m. next...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052401/Ent_GayPride.html
Entertainment
Word of mouth

...Why can't we have sewer systems when we're so close? This is ridiculous. A big thank you to the Southeast Alaska Gay and Lesbian Alliance for the block party. It was a blast and I hope it becomes an annual event. Why do large cruise line...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060700/Ope_word.html
Opinion

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