Please join us for our April meeting at Los Amigos. Now that we’re back in a restaurant everyone is invited to order dinner and/or drinks during our social and “hot topic” segment from 5:30pm until 6:00pm, afterwhich we’ll call the meeting to order and continue with our agenda while you enjoy your dinner.
…and thank you to all who attended our recent event and for being a part of a fun evening with long time friends, associates, and allies. The evening was delightful, exceeded all our expectations, and attendance surpassed all previous club events since before the pandemic. Thank you to everyone who participated, volunteered, and contributed to this event.
Special thanks to our sponsors and hosts who made everything possible.
OUR EVENT SPONSORS Democratic Women In Action Beth Lederach Bruce Jewell Peter Robertson
SILENT AUCTION DONORS JoEl Vargas & PRP Wine International Marsha Conant Fresno Reel Pride
FRIENDS OF STONEWALL Marsha Conant Myra Coble Robin McGehee Cathy Brass Kathryn Hall Carole Laval
Special Thanks to our hosts Richard Jennings & Peyton Bryars
Guest Host Fresno City Council Vice President Annalisa Perea
and Guests of Honor Lillian Faderman & Phyllis Irwin
and Congratulations to the Silent Auction Winners!
A Conversation about “Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death”
With Special Guest Fresno City Council Vice President Annalisa Perea
Lillian Faderman, author of Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death, will be our guest at a special event at Richard & Peyton’s fabulous home on March 23, 2023, at 6:00pm. Councilwoman Annalisa Perea will start off the conversations as we all relax and enjoy this intimate talk. There will be some great food and refreshments for all to enjoy throughout the evening.
Lillian Faderman is a professor emeritus at Fresno State where she taught for 40 years, she with her partner Phyllis Irwin started the Women’s Studies Program in 1971. Faderman is a distinguished scholar of LGBTQ2+ and ethnic history and literature. She has received numerous awards for her previous twelve books, three of which Surpassing the Love of Men, Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers and The Gay Revolution, have been named by the New York Times as Notable Books of the Year. Her most recent book is WOMAN the American History of an Idea.
Tickets are $30 for Stonewall members, $35 for non-members, and $10 for students. We have VIP tickets for $100 that include a signed copy of her book or you can be a sponsor of the event for $250 or $500.
Please join us for our first meeting back in a restaurant! Everyone is encouraged to order dinner and/or drinks during our social and “hot topic” segment from 5:30pm until 6:00pm, afterwhich we’ll call the meeting to order and continue with our agenda while you enjoy your dinner.
Please join us for our second meeting of the year, this Tuesday, February 14, at 5:30 pm. Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day! Celebrate early or bring your date to the meeting! We’ll have food and Valentine themed cookies.
We have a guest speaker lined up but we’re waiting for them to confirm!
“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable … Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” —The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Honor Martin Luther King Jr by reading some history today and learn something you didn’t know about him.
At this Tuesday’s meeting we will be voting on officers for our executive board’s new term. After the quick election we have a couple of guest speakers to talk to us about two upcoming events (Love Letter to Fresno’s Queer West and Fresno Rainbow Pride) that the club will be sponsoring, and then we have several other items of importance that will be announced, such as the Stop The Hate Townhall that we’ll be tabling at, and our MARCH 26 Fundraiser with Lillian Faderman that we’ll need some volunteers for!
Please join us for our first meeting of the year, this Tuesday, January 10, at 5:30 pm. The club meets on the second Tuesday every month at 5:30 pm for social and hot topic discussion and then we call the meeting to order at 6:00 pm to handle club business and hear from our scheduled speakers.
Join us and our friends and special guests in celebrating the end of a long year. We’ll have some tasty food options, good drinks, and sweet desserts. Enjoy some time before the busy winter holidays and help ring in some cheer to kick it off!
We are suggesting a $20 donation to attend. If you cannot afford the donation we still want you to come. Please RSVP with the option that’s right for you.
Being a sponsor helps the club tremendously and enables us to have other events like this. Sponsor names, your picture or logo, and contact information will be displayed on a program available at the event.
Sponsors may use the donation field on our RSVP / ActBlue page or mail a check to:
Fresno Stonewall Democrats 2037 W Bullard Ave #253 Fresno CA 93711
Some of our candidates are neck-and-neck with their opponents. Many of the campaigns need help writing postcards, canvassing, phone banking, and text banking.
Write Postcards for Gilbert Felix for SCCCD Area 5! Thursday, October 20th — 1-3pm or 6-8pm Please join us at Democratic HQ, 1033 U Street, Fresno, to write postcards to get out the vote for Gilbert Felix.
MEET AND GREET for Marisa Wood for CD 20 (click for flyer) Saturday, October 22nd — 3-5pm Triple Creek Ranch, 6208 Amber Avenue, Clovis Contact Host, Randy Witt, to RSVP, 559-862-9649
FUNDRAISER to Support Joseph Hebert for Clovis City Council (click for flyer) Sunday, October 23rd — 3pm At the home of David Rowell, 3282 Bullard Ave, Clovis (East of Temperance, between Locan & Dewolf ) $50 suggested donation – RSVP at Joe@joeforclovis.com
Fresno Stonewall Democrats met on October 11, 2022, to vote on final candidate endorsements and consider positions on the California Statewide Propositions and Fresno County Ballot Measures. Our club is pleased to share our updated list of endorsements and recommendations for this election cycle. Please consider using our list as a ‘Voting Guide’ to help with selections on your ballot.
November Election Ballots were mailed to all registered Fresno County voters on October 10th! Download our voting guide and pass it on to your friends and family or just send them the link to our endorsement page:
Please join us for our monthly meeting back in a restaurant. Everyone is invited to order dinner and/or drinks during our social and “hot topic” segment from 5:30pm until 6:00pm, after-which we’ll call the meeting to order and continue with our agenda while you enjoy your dinner. Location: Los Amigos…