Midwest Events

Families in the Midwest

Dates: May 2-4, 2014
Location:  Sheraton Madison Hotel, 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53713

Families in the Midwest is Family Equality Council's new annual destination event for parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ), their children, extended families, prospective families and friends in the Midwest.  There will be family activities, fun and programming for all ages.  Family Equality Council will provide opportunities to build community among families with parents who are LGBTQ and learn about issues facing our families today.

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International Family Equality Day

Date: Sunday  May 4, 2014
Locations: Many around the globe.  If you are interested in hosting a celebration in your area, please contact Kim Simes at ksimes@familyequality.org.

International Family Equality Day is a celebration of the global LGBTQ family community. The third annual International Family Equality Day will be celebrated on May 4, 2014. Community events will be held in more than 40 cities around the world, including cities in the US, Europe, Canada, Japan, and Australia - contact us today to begin planning yours!

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Family Camp

Dates: September 19-21, 2014
Location: One Heartland, Willow River, MN

The Midwest Family Camp is a unique outdoor experience that brings together families with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer parents from across the Midwest for a weekend-long event designed to offer LGBTQ parents and their children the chance to celebrate their diversity, connect with their community, and join in conversations about the fight for LGBTQ family equality.

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Family Halloween Party

Date: October 25, 2014
Time: 2:00-5:00pm
Location: TBA

Join us for our annual Halloween Family Party! Don't miss games, arts & crafts, and fun-filled activities for the whole family. Dress in your best costume if you want to participate in our costume contest.  The Halloween Party is a family-friendly way to enjoy the season while connecting with old and new friends in your area!

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