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Brave Trails Summer Camp for LGBTQ Youth

Date: Multiple Sessions throughout the Summer starting late June
Location: Angeles National Forest

Camp Brave Trails is a leadership focused summer camp for LGBTQ youth ages 12-20. Campers are challenged with a focus on activism and making change. Every day is centered around developing campers’ personal leadership skills through activities, workshops, and fun programming. From roasting marshmallows and drag shows to archery, swimming, and social justice workshops, there are plenty of activities to choose from!

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LGBTQ Family Wellness Monthly Clinic

Date: August 19, 2018

Time: 11:00-2:00pm

Location: 3207 Lake Shore Ave., Oakland, CA 9461

Are you LGBTQ and thinking about having a baby? Already have a family and want to add to the fun?

Each month, a rotation of practitioners offer sliding-fee services including acupuncture, chiropractic, cranialsacral therapy, bodywork modalities, nutrition/herb consultation, lactation counseling, conception and birth options consultation and much more!

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Building Our Families Pasadena: a how-to for the LGBTQ community

Date: August 27, 2018

Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Location: All Saints Church 132 N Euclid Ave Pasadena, CA 91101

Are you LGBTQ and thinking about having a baby? Already have a family and want to add to the fun?

Join Family Equality Council for an evening dedicated to learning about biological family-building options for the LGBTQ community. Our esteemed panel of experts in the field, moderated by Trystan Reese, will guide us through the in's and out's of every aspect of building family using assisted reproductive technology. This event is completely free and will include details on sperm banks, egg donation, surrogacy, legal issues, and more!


Scott Brown - California Cryobank

Dr. John Norian - HRC Fertility

Elise Greenberg - Family Attorney, Brot & Gross, LLP

Trystan Reese, Moderator - Family Equality Council

This event will be held at the historic All Saints Church in downtown Pasadena and is free, although reservations are required.

Refreshments will be served.

Building Our Families will be inclusive across the gender spectrum, including trans and gender non-conforming communities.

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Questions? Contact Us

Tatiana Quiroga, Director of National Family Networks