Northern Nevada Pride extends deadline for Parade and Vendors.

You have just 30 days left to get in your applications for Northern Nevada Pride as an Organization, Vendor or Parade Entrant.

Come be part of Build Our Center’s Northern Nevada Pride. Meet the community. Support your supporters and enjoy some fun in the sun.

Send any questions to Northern Nevada Pride Festival  and CommUNITY Pride Parade

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Where is Build Our Center?

Check out details about our current status!

Check out details about our current status!

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Harvey Milk Day — Milk Made Award Nominees Announced!

Thank you for all of the people that took time to nominate someone fantastic in our community.

Please take a moment to peruse the nominees and congratulate them. All nominees are invited guests to the event.

Congratulations to all of the Nominees… Thanks for doing great things!

AJ Miller, Jake Peck, Kristen Aaquist , Jeff Auer, Good Luck Macbeth Theatre, Chanel – Chris Mulhern, Monica Du Pea , Brock Maylath, YeVonne Allen, South Tahoe HS ALLY Club Trailblazer Mary Baranovich & Bev Sevcik , Robert Douglas Bubbles -Papa Bubbles, Francesca Continolo, Caren C. Jenkins, Cassi Levasque , South Tahoe High School ALLY Club, Miesha Mack , Mary Baranovich & Bev Sevcik, Brock Maylath, TAG, Lauren Scott Outstanding Ally Marilyn York / Marilyn York Law Firm, Jon Ralston, Hank Sosnowski , Mayor Hillary Schieve , Dr. Ted Owens, Rounds Bakery.


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BOC Homies wants you!

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Thanks to The Norris-Rocaberte Family Foundation and their support of the BOC HOMIES, we are able to spend a little money to grow our group and stay in better contact.

Please let the young people in your life know there is a place for them and we want to meet them.:)

Text BOC HOMIES to 313131 and stay up to date with all of our activities.

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Unite for Marriage Rally on Tuesday!

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Join Us and Unite!
Rally for Marriage Equality across the nation!

Tuesday will be an important day for the LGBTQ community. The Supreme Court will hear arguments on marriage equality. Although no decision is expected for a few weeks on this issue, we are gathering to show support of our continued progress. The fight is not over until we are equal in all states!

Join us 7:00 p.m. in the Reno City Plaza, Downtown at Virginia and First Streets (across from City Hall)! We will then march to the arch at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Bring/create equality signs and posters, vigil candles, and rainbow attire.

It is important that YOU help and spread the word to other supporters and media connections.
Please take action and do one or
More of the following:
1. Forward this email to other LGBT community members
2. Call/email your media connections
3. Clear your schedule and show up
4. Personally Invite others
5. Make signs and bring them Tuesday to the plaza at 6:30pm
6. Promote the event on Facebook 

We want Northern Nevada to be seen and heard on this issue! We have been actively working on this fight for years, and are proud to stand up and support the others still on the battlefield.

Special Guest speakers to include the couples from the Nevada marriage court case with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals!

Thank you for all you continue to do to make Northern Nevada the best community to live and work!

Check out and unite across the nation: #unite4marriage and

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Time to nominate an outstanding Individual or Organization for a BOC – Harvey “Milk Made” Award.

Do You know what ALL of these names have in common?
Michael Tierney, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada,
YeVonne Allen, TAG, Senator Ben Kieckhefer(R), Sean Savoy, Katherine Cortez-Masto, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN), Christopher Daniels, Nevada Youth Empowerment Project (NYEP), CC Ott, Sparks High School GSA, Jack & Larry(SDC), Reno Gay Page,Doyle Cornelius, Silver Dollar Court, Angela Watson, Kathy Baldock, Mayor Bob Cashell, Reno Tahoe Tonight and Lauren Mari Hufft?

All of these people were honored with a Build Our Center Milk Made Award.

Each year, Build Our Center recognizes the outstanding efforts members of the community make in supportof GLBTQA (Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Trans, Queer, Ally) rights in Northern Nevada.

We will honor a few of these individuals at our annual Harvey Milk Event on Friday, May 22, 2015.

The Milk Made awards will honor 10 members of the Northern Nevada community who
have worked to build, strengthen and connect the local community.

We are looking for (5)People and (5)Organizations that can be honored for being a
Community Builder, Political Groundbreaker, a Leader of Tomorrow (under 30) ,
a Trailblazer (over 50) or have supported the community by being an Outstanding Ally.

Please nominate someone special today!


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Support Build Our Center for the 2015 Nevada’s Big Give! We love you.

Give where you live: support Build Our Center for the 2015 Nevada’s Big Give!

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Help us raise money to outfit the soon-to-be opened
Community Center!

Click Here to Donate Today!

The goal of this year’s fundraising campaign is to raise $2,000 to help outfit the Community Center with equipment (tables, chairs, phones, computers, etc.), which will also be available for community members to utilize.

We are shooting to secure a space by June 2015, shortly before the 2nd Annual Northern Nevada Pride Festival and Community Pride Parade on July 25, 2015! We are excited to be so close to finally opening a safe and accepting space for the community to enjoy!

We could not have gotten to this point without all of your support over these last few years. Dollar by dollar, we have finally achieved our goal of having enough funding to open and sustain an LGBT Community Center here in Northern Nevada. We would like to sincerely thank you for all you have done, and we hope you will consider supporting Build Our Center by giving big here on March 12th!

With your support and that of our first sustaining donors, RockCares: The Norris-Rocaberte Family Foundation, we will soon be opening a Community Center for all Northern Nevadans.

Join with us and help reach our goal!
We are a CommUNITY. We need a Center.
2015 will be the year that we get one!

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