Pride on the Mountain

Rain was steady, but that didn’t stop attendees from showing up and jumping in at Pride on the Mountain on September 8, 2018. This year’s Pride, organized by the NEPA Rainbow Alliance, had a wonderful turnout despite less-then-ideal weather. The family-friendly event was set at Mountain Mountain’s water park with music provided by M80, a local cover band. While many Pride-goers tended to stick to tents and under awnings, some still donned their bathing suits and jumped in the lazy river, full of Rainbow Alliance beach balls, enjoying a relaxing day on the mountain. Mid-afternoon was set aside for a drag show. Queens and Kings huddled just off stage, excited to share their performances with the eager crowd. First up was Buster Highman, who also had the honor of passing…
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Today is Trans Day of Remembrance

AIDS, Blog, Caring Communities, HIV
Please click the post link to see the image, full text, and video. From GLAAD: "Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. You can read more about the Transgender Day of Remembrance below, and find out how you can participate. Additionally, during the week of November 13-19, people and organizations around the country participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility of transgender people and address the issues trans people face."
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Today is National Coming Out Day!

Blog, Caring Communities, HIV
Please click the post title to see image and full post! Today is National Coming Out Day! Whether you're coming out as LGBTQIA+ or coming out as HIV+, you will have our support! LGBT History Month Note: Keith Haring, the artist who designed the National Coming Out Day image you see above, was born in Pennsylvania and was an HIV+ activist.
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October is LGBTQIA+ History Month!

AIDS, Caring Communities, HIV
October is LGBT History Month! We thank those in the LGBTQIA+ community and allies who fought throughout the HIV/AIDS epidemic to bring the prevention methods, education, and standard of care you see today into existence. Caring Communities could not be who or where we are without those who fought for human rights and HIV/AIDS healthcare rights with passion and compassion in the face of unspeakable loss and seemingly unending strife. Thank you for fighting for the rights of every LGBTQIA+ person who came after you, especially those who are living with HIV/AIDS today. You made a difference, and it is an honor for us to carry on the fight against HIV/AIDS.
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