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Coalition Meeting Minutes (via Ken Stratman) Oct 15, 2011

posted Oct 15, 2011, 9:14 AM by Michael Chanak
Coalition 10-15-11

Sam Robinson – The Center
19000 from PKI ticket sales alone
Down but probably weather related
The Center is available for private events
Grief Loss Support group – 1st Wed of each month – Bill Abney 7pm
PrimTimers 4th Monday of each month 7pm

Bob Blum – Equality Ohio
November 2-3rd Ed Mullins Returns to Cincinnati
2nd Bullying Presentation w/ Equality Cincinnati
3rd  Fund-raiser event for local LGTBQ friendly candidates
Legislation on Anti-Bullying going on now.  Working on getting legislators to vote for this.

Lynn LeFebvre – PFLAG
Mt Auburn Presbyterian 2nd Tuesday of each month
Last meeting – Lutheran Minister Spoke Provided a positive message.
Next Meeting – young people of the group  will have a youth LGTBQ speaker.  TBA.
Always Looking for new members

Craig Doolin – Cincinnati Men's Chorus

End of last Spring, no artistic director.  Patrick Coyle retired.
Dr. Casey Hayes is now the new director from Franklin College in Indiana.
Music advisory committee met with marketing committee to create a season w/out benefit of a director:
21st Season – Coming of Age
Three part story of someone coming out:
Wonderment – A Time of Awe              Dec 18-18, 2011
Anticipation – Secrets & Dreams         March 24-25, 2012
It Gets Better                                  June 23-24
Human Rights Campaign is the Season Sponsor.

All concerts at the Mayerson Theater – SCPA (School for Creative and Performing Arts) downtown.
About 6  new members, up about five members from last year.

Ken Stratman – GLSEN & Various UC groups

Youth Summit Successful
Ally Week is upcoming  October 17-21st
CYG – Two Paid Positions Now Hiring:

We are seeking to hire two (2) part-time contractors for the GLSEN Greater Cincinnati Youth Group, which will meet weekly. The Co-Coordinator positions begin November 1 as we prepare to launch the Youth Group.

The Youth Group will be a weekly meeting for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) and straight ally high school age students who hope to come together in a fun, safe and supportive environment. GLSEN Greater Cincinnati strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.

Position details and application submission info here:

Asexual Awareness Week 2011 - October 23-29 –

GenderBloc – Oct 20 @7pm in Swift 620 First Support Meeting!
GenderBloc – Nov 18 in Catskeller GenderFuck Drag Show

Suggestions for Grant Funding:
Greater Cincinnati Foundation.  - grants for making Cincinnati Greater.
SummerFaire – also provides Grants