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PFLAG Group   (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Support Meetings held on the. 4th Thursday of each month, 7 pm.  More info at www.PFLAGToledo.org

EqualityToledo Volunteer Meetings, 2nd Tuesdays EqualityToledo will have monthly volunteer meetings this year. These monthly meetings will keep volunteers involved in helping with office duties, assisting with event planning, staffing display tables and assisting with fundraisers. Volunteer Meetings will be held the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the Pride Center 419 located in the Collingwood Art Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd. in Toledo. Contact ET at info@equalitytoledo.org if you have any questions.

 

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Whether your interest is civil rights, marriage equality, HIV/AIDS support, religious support, coming out, bars and local entertainment, counseling, allied supporters or purely social, we hope you find what you are looking for here at TAGALA.

 
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Toledo Domestic Partner Declaration  For Toledo Domestic Partner Declaration forms, go to www.equalitytoledo.org.  These must be notarized and taken to the Clerk of Council's office or mailed in with a $25 check or cash.

One Government Center
640 Jackson
Suite 2120
Toledo, Ohio 43604

Office hours are M-F 8:00 a.m - 4:45 p.m.

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Ohio Changes Driver's License Gender Marker Policy   Effective Monday, September 14, 2009, transgender Ohioans can change the gender marker on their driver's license without having full sex reassignment surgery. The Ohio Department of Public Safety plans to update its online access to the new form. Until then the Department asks interested parties to contact them at 1-614-752-7500 for more information. This policy change is the direct result of grassroots activism with support from statewide organizations including Equality Ohio, TransOhio and TransFamily.

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UPCOMING EVENTS  for 2014
 
 

Regional Trans Community Discussions Sat., Mar. 1

This is an open community dialogue to discuss what issues are important in the local Trans community. The event will take place on Saturday, March 1 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Pride Center 419 inside the Collingwood Arts Center at 2413 Collingwood Blvd, Toledo, OH 43620. The event is presented by www.Transohio.org 

 

The Equality Ball, Friday, March 7

This is a fully inclusive and accepting event for LGBTQIA and ally students from high schools all over the region. The 2014 theme is Somewhere Over the Rainbow. The event will be held on Friday, March 7 from 8:00 to 11:00 pm at Anthony Wayne High School. To attend have a guest form filled out and pay $10 at the door. For form and further information contact www.equalityballtoledo.com  All benefits go to EqualityToledo. Brought to you by the GSAs of Anythony Wayne, Start, Bowsher, Bowling Green, Southview, and Northview.

 

Halfway to MichFest Party, Fri., March 7

People Called Women will hold a Halfway to MichFest fundraising party at OutSkirts! on Friday, March 7 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. PCW needs help paying for a Crafts Permit for MichFest. Sliding scale donation of $10-$20. Outskirts! is located at 5038 Lewis Avenue in Toledo.

 

“Trans” Screening at Pride Center 419 on Sunday, March 9

Pride Center 419 will host a their 2nd Sunday of the month Sunday Matinee Series movie with a screening of “Trans” on March 9 inside the Collingwood Arts Center at 2:00 pm. The Collingwood Art Center is located at 2413 Collingwood Blvd., in Toledo. The screening is free and open to the public. Desserts and beverages will be served.

 

PCW hosts Movie Night Saturday, March 15

People Called Women will hold their monthly Movie Night on Saturday, March 15, at 7:00 p.m. This month’s movie is “Reaching for the Moon.” Donation is $3.00 at the door. More if you can, less if you can’t. The popcorn is free. Just bring your favorite beverage to wash it down. People Called Women, a multicultural, feminist women's bookstore, is located at 6060 Renaissance Place, corner of Holland-Sylvania Road and Renaissance Place; 419-469-8983 and on the web at www.PeopleCalledWomen.com

 

The Vagina Monologues, March 21 and 22

On Friday and Saturday, March 21 & 22 at 7pm will be University of Toledo’s production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” at the Scott Park Campus Auditorium. Proceeds benefit the UT Sexual Assault Education and Prevention committee.

 

Bowling Green Lavender Women’s Dance Party, Saturday, March 29

A Bowling Green Lavender Women’s Dance Party will be held on Saturday, March 29 from 7:30 to 11:30 pm at the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut in Bowling Green. This is a women only event, with DJ Amy taking requests, BYOB, $10 donation at the door. Further info:  www.facebook.com/BGLavenderWomen

 

The 2014 Gay Games in Cleveland, Aug. 9-16

     One of the biggest sports and cultural festivals in the world comes to Ohio August 9-16, 2014.  The Cleveland area expects to welcome more than 10,000 participants from more than 65 countries. The 2014 Gay Games is about fun, games and culture too. Register for the Gay Games and use code [TOLEDO] to get $30 off regular registration. To learn more, click here.

 

37th Holiday with Heart Charity, Dec. 6

The 37th Annual Holiday with Heart Charity dinner dance is set for December 6, 2014. For more info see www.HWHcharitygayla.org

 

 

 
     
       
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