Western Region Events

What Family Means in the Fight for LGBT Equality

Date: May 17, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Twitter Chat

On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (May 17), please join us at 12:00 PM (ET)/5:00 PM (ET) for a Twitter chat on “What Family Means in the Fight for LGBT Equality”. The chat will discuss the role of families in the wellbeing of LGBTIQ individuals and supporting the rights of LGBTIQ families (rainbow families). We will also share vital resources.

The chat will be co-hosted by the:

• American Psychological Association (@APAPublicInt)
• British Psychological Society (@BPSSexualities)
• Family Equality Council (@Family_Equality)

If you would like to join us, please RSVP here.

To join the conversation, please login to Twitter on May 17 at 12:00 PM (ET)/5:00 PM (GMT) and search the hashtag #IDAHOTchat.


Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017

On May 18th, Family Equality Council is joining SAGE and AARP to build intergenerational connections in the LGBTQ community. LGBTQ people and allies are invited to break bread in homes, workplaces, and community organizations. Learn more about how it works on the SAGE Table website and let us know if you are hosting in your community! 


#resist March - An LA Pride Project

Date: June 11, 2017 
Time: 8:00am-2:00pm (tentative)
Location: Hollywood & Highland, into West Hollywood

Join Family Equality Council as we partner with many others for this historic event.  It's sure to be a critical opportunity to make your family’s voice heard, to truly stand and be counted, joining thousands of other families and LGBTQ community members from across the country.

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Seattle Women's Pride

Date: June 17, 2017
Time: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Location: Q Nightclub, 1426 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122

For tickets and more information

San Francisco Pride

Date: June 24, 2017
Time: 10:00-noon
Location: Eureka Valley Playground in the Castro, Collingwood & 19th Street, San Francisco

Join Western Region Advisory Council member Kersh Branz for a Parents & Family meetup and celebration.


Kim Simes, Director of Regional Programming, ksimes@familyequality.org: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming