Whether it’s healthcare, mental health services, general wellness, social activities, places of worship, sports, etc. – helping to make sure that LGBTQ+ members of our community have safe and/or comfortable place to go is essential in creating better communities for everyone. According to GLAAD, allies are some of the most effective and powerful voices of the LGBT movement. Not only do allies
Creating a sense of community, clearing up 2020 General Election confusion, protecting our mental health in the winter months, these are a few of the many topics covered with Blue Ridge Pride’s Generation Plus Program. It is a program designed to enrich the lives of LGBTQ+ adults in Western North Carolina who are living life’s third act, the years beyond
Keeping our active aging LGBTQ+ family informed is part of our purpose with Generation Plus and Blue Ridge Pride. Please know this is only a sample of services and programs available. Generation Plus LIVE– Join us for our monthly segment on Wednesday, January 3rd at noon. We will be discussing what you want to bring into 2021- Goodbye to 2020.
We are proud to announce our involvement with Buncombe County’s initiative Age-friendly Buncombe. Having a seat at the table helps to ensure the LGBTQ+ community is represented in planning for the future. We envision a program for ALL citizens which provides a safe and secure space to provide services, information, and education to the aging community through elder awareness. In
COVID may be s nightmare, but we have never had so many tools for surviving and finding joy at a distance.
The October 7th Generation Plus Live virtual segment allowed us to share some important information and links regarding voting and what are we voting for in this election. While many have already voted let us all stay focused on reminding people to VOTE! Thank you to our presenters.
Generation Plus has announced upcoming topics for its monthly series of virtual events that address issues and topics of current interest to an aging population.
Blue Ridge Pride’s 12th Annual Blue Ridge Pride Festival moved indoors and online this year. It still managed to engage two thousand viewers.
We are pleased to bring you this year’s festival, live from the LEAF Global Arts Center, Saturday, September 26 from 7 pm to 9 pm.
Our September 16 Generation Plus Virtual Meetup focused on voting essentials. Absentee voters will love the new tracking tool.