Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Unity Picnic, Sat. June 4, Columbus, Ohio

Saturday, June 4, 2011
Goodale Park, Columbus

All are welcome (kids & pets too!)!

This is our annual Unity Picnic which is open to the ENTIRE GLBTQI & Allied Community!

Food. Games. Conversation. Community. Prizes. And more!

The Unity Picnic is open to everybody, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. It’s a wonderful opportunity to hang out, relax, enjoy some great bbq and picnic-style food, friends and conversation! Please bring a picnic-style dish to share, and your own drinks (alcohol is not permitted in the park (bring a chair, sun block and your family and friends)!

TransOhio provides hotdogs/hamburgers/chicken.If you’re vegetarian or vegan (please bring your own ‘main’ entrée), we’ll make sure that grill space is available for you!

Volunteers needed for setup, end of day cleanup and general picnic stuff! Email and let us know!

Trans & Gender Non-Conforming – (Columbus) June Meeting @ PBJ Connections
The Columbus Trans & Gender Non-Conforming Support group that meets the 1st Wednesday of the month will be moved to a new location for its Wednesday, June 1st meeting (only for this particular date!).

The June meeting will be held onsite at PBJ Connections.

PBJ Connections helps youths build emotional awareness and relate how they are feeling to how they are behaving. Their treatment program uses horses to help clients with emotional and behavioral growth and learning.

PBJ Connections guides their clients through connecting how they are relating to their world with how they are relating to the horses. Their focus is simple. PBJ Connections works to provide emotional healing for at-risk youth and families through equine-assisted activities.

PBJ Connections is located in Pataskala at:
9800 Jug Street Road NW
Pataskala, OH 43062

As usual, the group will being at 7pm and run through 9pm.

Please wear appropriate clothing and shoes as we’ll be able to work with the horses. This is group is open to all people wherever they are on the gender spectrum, ages 18+.

The Archetype of Power: Harnessing our Inner Power.
Horses represent the epitome of power. Learn how to create your own sense of empowerment from interacting with the horses. How do we learn to accept ourselves? How do we move through a world that often challenges our self-acceptance? Horses are powerful animals; experience how they stay in the moment to channel their power.

4th Annual TransOhio Transgender and Ally Symposium - Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for the 4th Annual TransOhio Transgender and Ally Symposium, to be held onsite at The Ohio State University Multicultural Center Student Union.

Keynote Presenter: Ignacio Rivera

Ignacio Rivera aka Papí Coxxx is a gender queer Trans-Former born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Ignacio who prefers the gender-neutral pronoun “they”, is a performance artist, currently performing skits, spoken word, one-person shows and story-telling internationally. Ignacio is the founder of Poly Patao Productions. P3 is dedicated to producing performance pieces, films, play parties, panel discussions, social/political groups and educational opportunities that are specially geared toward queer women, transgender, multi-gender, gender-queer, gender non-conforming and gender variant people of color. Ignacio is also one of the founding board member of Queers for Economic Justice, a progressive non-profit organization committed to promoting economic justice in a context of sexual and gender liberation.

For event information, and to register, visit!

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