Dinner at drinks at Los Amigos this coming Tuesday, October 10th, at 5:30 pm with Fresno Stonewall Democrats and special guest speaker Jesse Villalobos, Empress I & IV of The Imperial Dove Court of Fresno.
…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.
Fresno Stonewall Democrats will review Propositions to decide on recommendations for the November ballot. We will also be reconsidering candidate endorsements where a candidate previously endorsed did not succeed in the June Primary or a candidate not previously considered has requested our endorsement. Doors open at 5:30 pm for our Social and the Business Meeting will call to order at 6:00 pm.
Please join us on Zoom for our meeting this Tuesday (3/8/22) at 5:30 PM. We will have guest speakers, new business to discuss, and announcements of upcoming events we hope you will attend! We would like to encourage discussion of current events and hot topics during the first 30 minutes “social segment” of our meeting, and then we will call to order at 6:00pm to handle business and hear from our guest speakers.
Bryan Cauwels of Fresno Rainbow Pride
Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin for State Controller
Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara for Re-election
(Jeffery Robinson was originally scheduled to speak to us but Brian Cauwels will be stepping in for him while Jeffery is recovering from a recent health emergency.)
The agenda, last month’s minutes, and other reports are available on our Google Drive.
This forum will feature LGBTQ community leaders and will explore different ways members of the LGBTQ+ community can get involved and take action to advance the interests of our community. Panelists will talk about running for office as openly gay people, leading by your values, getting involved in campaigns, organizing, volunteering, getting involved in causes and starting non-profits and creating spaces for community growth. This is an LGBTQ+ focused forum, but open to all and should be highly informative to all.
The LGBTQ+ Resource Center of EOC provides supportive services to enhance the health and well being of individuals of all ages in the LGBTQ+ community. Serving all individuals in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, queer, HIV, and questioning community members in the Fresno County area.
Items can be dropped off at Marsha’s home (call, txt, or email for address) or picked up by the Board. Please email if you would like a pickup.
If you would prefer to make a monetary donation we’ve created a separate ActBlue link just for this occasion. Donations received through this link will be used only to purchase the items on the list above (do not use this link to join or renew your membership, that should be done at the usual link on our website): https://secure.actblue.com/donate/fsdforeoc
We will be collecting items and donations until December 15.
From: CDP LGBTQ Caucus <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: November 11, 2020 at 12:11:30 PM PST Subject:Our Rights, Our Time – And the Work Continues 11/12 CDP LGBTQ Caucus Meeting! Join Your LGBTQ Caucus At Our EBoard Meeting
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The FSD Executive Board will meet next Thursday, November 5, 2020, at 6:00 PM to review and discuss the proposed bylaw changes that were sent out in last months email packet. All members are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting to ensure our club has the most effective bylaws. At this meeting we hope to refine the proposed changes so that it can be considered for approval at our December membership meeting. Please join our meeting via Zoom by registering at
We need all hands on deck in the short time remaining until the election. Please review the following four important items and engage to help where you are able;
1.) Volunteers are needed at HQ thru Election Day, but especially this weekend Saturday and Sunday, (Oct 31st & Nov 1st). Please contact HQ staff to schedule your availability 559-495-0606 or email@example.com
2.) Fundraising online auction:https://www.auctria.com/auction/FresnoCountyDems The Fundraising Committee is hosting an online fundraising auction thru Friday, October 30, at 7:00 p.m. A number of folks have very generously donated items to the Central Committee to be sold at this online auction to help the Party raise funds. Please go online, check out the catalog of items in the auction, register as a bidder, find something you like and place a bid and share the auction information widely by going to Facebook and/or twitter and like the posts and then share or re-tweet the following posts about the online auction:
3.) Poll Observers are still needed to monitor at the County’s vote centers, as with the fundraising auction, please share the poll observer information widely by going to Facebook and/or twitter and like the posts and then share and/or re-tweet the posts about the poll observer sign-up: