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Delaware Gays and Lesbians United
Because we must stick together!

Friday, September 24, 2010

AIDS Walk Wilmington

It's this upcoming Sunday... are you ready?

AIDs Walk

Click the link above for the site's info!

See you there!

Sunday, September 19, 2010

New Link

Diamond State Pride

Just added: Diamond State Pride, it's a collection of photographs of past events, Bingo, Pride Fest, etc.

Please check the CHAIN OF LINKS off to the right for links to other LGBT groups or organizations in Delaware.

The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware / GALA / Inscription of Hope

The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware sings the National Anthem for Philadelph...

The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware : Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Mom on Homosexuality

Coming up on Sunday: COLAGE will have their monthly Youth meet up for kids 9-12 years old with at least one LGBTQ parent next Sunday. Here are the details:

First & Central Presbyterian Church
1101 Market Street, Rodney Square
Wilmington, DE 19801
Time to be there:

3:00 to 5:00 PM

When: Sunday -September 19th Email: Delaware@colage.org

Find them on Facebook below. (also, click "LIKE" on their page to become a fan and receive every update they post!)

COLAGE Delaware on Facebook

Joe Biden talks about DADT

Joe Biden talks about DADT

Rachel Maddow interviewed Vice President Joseph Biden, who said he was personally involved in the effort to repeal the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy in the senate and expressed confidence that a potential Republican filibuster could be overcome.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Kerry Ellis - Anthem (Chess)

This is for my Broadway lovers....

Friday, September 10, 2010

6 events this Weekend....

September 10,11,12, 2010

1. Brandywine Arts Festival
2. Ladies of the 80's
3. Renaissance (DE Chapter) Meeting
4. Haven's Tailgate Party
5. Pride Bowling
6. Haven's Sex Talk


Brandywine Arts Festival

Saturday, September 11th, 2010
10 am - 5pm
Sunday, September 12th, 2010
10 am - 4pm

Join a 50-year tradition of arts music and food, along the Brandywine River in Wilmington, DE!

$5 cover (Tickets include FREE admission to the Brandywine Zoo)
Children under 10 years are FREE!!

Location: Brandywine Park and Josephine Gardens


Ladies of the 80's Drag show

This Saturday, September 11, the "Ladies of the 80s" female impersonation revue returns to The Cube Restaurant & Bar in Newark, Delaware! This great show will feature all 80s music, performed by your hostess, Anita Mann, and Karyn Thomas, and Brie Daniels. The show starts at 9:30pm, and all ages are welcome. There is a $5 cover at the door, or tickets may be purchased in advance at www.cuberestaurant.com.


Renaissance (DE chapter) Meeting
Saturday Sept 11, 2010

Doors open at 8:00 pm and the meeting starts at 8:30 pm at the First Unitarian Church, 730 Halstead Road, in Talleyville.

The entrance is in the rear at the Youth Enrichment Center. Our meetings are open to all who seek education about the transgendered community, or support in a safe, secure, nonsexual environment: crossdressers, transvestites, transsexuals, transgenderists, their families and friends, and interested professionals.


Haven's Tailgating Party

Sat. Sept 11, 2010
11:00 - 1:00

The 3rd tent in the Group Tent Hospitality Area (just north of the football stadium)
More Info Haven has teamed up with SGA, HOLA, and SCPAB to go tailgating before the football game this Saturday!

There will be a lot of food provided, included burgers, veggie burgers, a chili dog bar, cookies, chips and snacks, and sodas and water.
NOTE: Absolutely no alcohol will be permitted in or around our tent.

Everyone is responsible for getting their own tickets to the game. You can get your ticket for free at the box office in Trabant with your student ID. Wear blue and gold for UD spirit!

You can walk to the stadium, park if you have a car, or take the bus. Buses will start running at 10:30 am from Perkins, Christiana Commons, and Rodney/Dickinson, and the buses run every 20 minutes.

We'll be playing icebreakers and some games after everyone eats, so we hope you can make it!


DE PRIDE Bowling!!!

Sat. Sept 11, 2010
7:00pm - 9:00pm

3031 New Castle Avenue
New Castle, DE

(must be on-time as 2 hours of bowling starts at 7pm SHARP)

$10 Per Bowler (Includes Shoes & 2 Hours of Bowling)

A great way to socialize and make new friends while getting some exercise. Invite your friends and come out and have a BALL with US!!

The event is open to all Sexual Orientations!!


Haven's SEX TALK

Trabant Center: Newark, DE.
Rooms: 209/211

During our regularly scheduled meeting, Wellspring is coming out to give Haven one of their fabulous sex talks. Come learn about sex (like names for activities that people do in bed that you would have NEVER imagined), and what the risks involved are and how you can stay safe. You'll be free to ask any question that tickles your fancy, and they'll come with answers.

On top of that, we'll be handing out free condoms, lube, and dental dams.

Come on, you know you're curious. ;)

Friday, September 3, 2010

Christine Kane - She Don't Like Roses

A beautiful song for Friday.
"She Don't Like Roses" by Christine Kane

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Hedwig and the Angry Inch - Makeup (Wig in a box)

One of my favorite numbers from one of my favorite LGBT movies!!!

LGBT Questionnaire

Some of you might remember I sent out about 300 emails featuring the questionnaire below. Now that I'm coming back to the idea, I'd like to share some of your ideas. But first, this is the questionnaire: (also, if you're reading it for the first time and have some opinions, PLEASE email me at delawareglu@gmail.com)....

As a resident of Wilmington, it's important to me to live in a thriving city with a wide variety of fun/relaxing/elegant/outrageous things to do. Most everyone I know would agree, especially my friends in the LGBT community. Wilmington can seem “fun-challenged” at times, or maybe it’s just that the types of activities offered don’t appeal to you personally.

I'm writing you to get your opinions of what could be done differently:

A. What would you recommend changing to improve the evenings in Wilmington?
B. What events would you like to see started?
C. What sort of business/venue would you like to see opened?
D. Are there any establishments you patronize already who aren't specifically LGBT focused but could benefit from a greater sense of tolerance and support between each respective community?
E. What would it take for you, yourself to get out of your house and attend an event?

The primary purpose for the questions is based on the notion that we are a community. But what does that mean? A community is more than one person, one event, or one location. I'm incredibly envious of towns smaller than us that have Pride Parades, “gayborhoods,” rainbow flags on various houses, shops or restaurants and they understand “date night” to have a broad and inclusive meaning. It’s a chicken/egg scenario: we need a community to make these things work; we need these things to work to make us feel like a community. I’d like to see Wilmington be that kind of town, and so I am starting with something that I can impact: our sense of community.

I intend to send this message out to every person I know in hopes of getting excellent feedback from as many minds as possible. Hopefully, your feedback will help the various gay organizations in the state better understand the needs of the people. Consider this a community meeting you can attend online. The goal: To get the LGBT Community thinking about how to be a better community. Currently, there are groups and organizations struggling to kindle something, but many are hitting roadblocks. Again, it seems important to gauge what would excite you enough to show up somewhere, to sign up for something, or to attend an event knowing it's an LGBT oriented event.

If you respond, be genuine. Remember that details are key! Maybe you can suggest ways that you could offer help (advice, donations, talents). If ultimately you're not interested in evening events, are there any services or support groups geared toward the LGBT community that you would like to take advantage of?

If you've gotten this far, thanks for reading and I hope to hear back from you! There is no such thing as a bad response!