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<<First Name>> - 12/15/21
Edition: 2021 | Issue: 11

May Your Holiday Season be Merry and Gay!

Friendsmas 2021

Are you or someone you know alone or without family on Christmas? RSVP to join us for Friendsmas! We will have a potluck to share and a gift exchange! Bring a wrapped gift worth $10 or less (NOT a gag gift) to participate in the fun. You don't have to participate, and if you need help with getting a gift please let us know. Saturday, December 25, from 2-4 pm at the Good Neighbor House 2301 Colcord Ave. RSVP here https://forms.gle/yf87hQfZguMgd2VA7

 @TranSanta

Are you feeling generous this holiday season? One of our board members just discovered the TranSanta Wishlists on Instagram! This wishlist comprises letters to TranSanta from trans kids that link to Amazon wishlists. Check out the following link to see what TranSanta is all about. https://linkin.bio/transanta

Ways to Stay Connected Over the Holidays

Parent Support Group

Many parents don’t know what to do when their child comes out to them at any age. This is a group of parents who have LGBTQ children that want to learn how to support, respect, and understand their children better. For more information about the Parent Support groupcontact Lucas Land at lland@wacopride.org.

 

Waco Youth Pride Alliance

The Waco Youth Pride Alliance was created and led by youth in the Waco Community to increase our community's visibility, support, and understanding of LGBTQ youth. If you are interested in joining the WYPA, please contact us to connect.

 

Waco Pride TNG (The Next Generation)

This is Waco Pride Network’s group for The Next Generation. Anyone 18-24 who identifies as LGBTQ+ or allies is invited to join us as we build our community in Waco together. You can join our Facebook Group to connect with others and check our Events Calendar to keep up with our planned activities.

 

Waco Pride Adult Group

This is Waco Pride Network’s place for Waco’s LGBTQ+ and allies to gather! You can join our Facebook Group to connect with others and check our Events Calendar to keep up with our planned activities.

December Awareness and Remembrance Dates
  • December 1 | World AIDS Day
    • Each year, organizations and individuals worldwide bring attention to the HIV epidemic, endeavor to increase HIV awareness and knowledge, speak out against HIV stigma, and call for an increased response to move toward Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S..
  • December 3 | International Day of Persons with Disabilities
    • Disability inclusion is essential to upholding human rights, sustainable development, and peace and security.
  • December 8 | Pansexual/Panromantic Pride Day
    • Pan Pride Day is dedicated to celebrating and recognizing the pansexual (and panromantic) community.
  • December 10 | Human Rights Day
    • Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR is a milestone document, which proclaims the inalienable rights that everyone is entitled to as a human being - regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth, or other status.
Waco Youth Pride Alliance 
Now Announcing Monthly Events!
WYPA has some exciting in-person events planned for 2022! If you or someone you know is between the ages of 13-17, make sure to mark your calendar for the following dates!
 
January 15 - Movie Night at Good Neighbor House
February 19 - Murder Mystery
March 19 - Escape Room
April 16 - Potluck Hangout
May 21 - Yoga in the Park
June 18 - Pride Dance
Resource Refresher 

If you have not checked out the resource page on the Waco Pride Network's website, now is the time! We are constantly adding local resources throughout the Greater Waco area to help those in our community. 

Each resource is aware of its listing on this page and friendly toward the LGBTQ community. If you are associated with a local group that would like to be added or know of a group you would like to recommend, please contact us for consideration. Please get in touch with uscontact us with the details of what you can provide and how one can obtain your services.



The WPN is an all-volunteer nonprofit and its efforts are made possible by those willing to donate one's time, talents, or finances to help make our dreams possible.

Whether our volunteers' contributions include a $5 monthly donation, vendor participation, donation of one's precious time, community support, committee membership, or even liking and sharing social media activity, each volunteer makes a huge difference.

Sign up to volunteer for the Waco Pride Network today. Together, and only together, can we make a difference.



Your donation will not only support the financial aspects of our mission, it will serve as a statement.

Your donation says that you stand against those that wish us to simply go away, to remain silent about who we are.

Your donation says that you stand with this community in its struggle for affirmative acceptance and recognition.

Total Donations FY 2019 - $4,606.82

Total Donations FY 2020 - $1,944.92

 

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