Archive for September 2011

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” Nearly 70 years after expelling Melvin Dwork for being gay, the Navy is changing his discharge from “undesirable” to “honorable” — marking what is believed to be the first time the Pentagon has taken such a step on behalf of a World War II veteran since the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell.”
The Navy notified the 89-year-old former corpsman last month that he will now be eligible for the benefits he had long been denied, including medical care and a military burial.”

Drag Bingo is here again! September 16th from 7pm – 9pm at Expressions church. We’ve really enjoyed drag bingo over the past few years and so have you! This event helps raise money to support OKCYU. We are a non-profit organization, so this money helps us have funds for weekly meetings food, providing adequate needs for events such as the fall dance and the annual LGBTQ spring dance, and many more necessary things that keeps our group alive. Thank you for coming to this event in the past, and we look forward to seeing you there again this time around!
So here is everything you need to know…

Place:

Expressions Community Fellowship
4010 North Youngs Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 7311

Date: September 16, 2011
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Emceed by: Renee Hilton

Find out more:

Renee Hilton Facebook

Bring $$$ for each bingo card that you want to play (playing more cards ups your chances of winning one of our wonderful prizes!).

Prize examples from the past:
Starbucks gift cards
Spa gift cards for Norman and OKC spas and salons
Restaurant gift cards
Ipods

No not that kind!

OR that Kind!

Ah, yes, THAT kind!

Tonight at the weekly meeting we will be having burgers, hot dogs, and ice cream- so bring your smiling hungry faces!
Weekly groups are for GLBTQ youth, and their friends and allies, ages 14 – 20. The middle hour (6pm – 7pm) is a group discussion, with time before and after to hang out. They are facilitated by youth and adult (with training and background check) facilitators, who are there to ensure the group is a safe, affirming and fun environment. In the future, OKCYU will be inviting speakers and adding other activities, as requested by participants.

Also the monthly board meeting is after the youth meeting.
We will be discussing the current OKCYU climate, upcoming events (fall dance and fall drag bingo), and other exciting things at OKCYU.

And graphs too!
Check this out!

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