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Here are some excellent summer opportunities for LGBTQ youth! 

Gender Jam at The Exchange
Gender Jam is a weekly social meetup for Trans, Gender Non-Conforming, Questioning & Intersex teens at The Exchange by MN Transgender Health Coalition. https://www.facebook.com/Gender-Jam-1542066212773164/

 

Camp True Colors
Camp True Colors is a safe place where you’re free to express your true identity—completely without fear of judgement. We’ll also connect you to a wider LGBT community so that you can continue the conversation–and share the best of camp with others back home. http://www.oneheartland.org/camps-and-programs/camp-true-colors/

 

TransFabulous at The Minneapolis Central Library 
Trans Youth Writer's Workshop with Zine Making Application Saturdays, June 3-July 8 1-4 p.m. Passionate about creative writing and zine making, and want to meet other youth dedicated to dismantling the binary? Then come to this six-week workshop where each week a question on gender identity and politics will be proposed. Using independent and collaborative writing, write in a safe environment and discover new facets of gender identity. Partner: Transforming Families. Funded by Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. 
Click here for more info and other events

 

North Country Gaylaxians Book Club at The Quatrefoil Library
This GLBTQ Science Fiction/Fantasy book club meets the second Tuesday of each month at Quatrefoil from 7:00pm – 9:00pm on June 13

 

Game Night at The Quatrefoil Library 
Attend a Game Night at the Quatrefoil Library. There will be board games as well as card games.  If you have a game you like to play, please bring it with you and share with others. Bring a friend with and come have some fun.

June 9 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

June 23 7:00 pm

 

LGBTQ Club at HLC East Lake Library
This event will be held the second Friday of each month on June 9, July 14 & August 11. This is an hour for teens to gather in a welcoming space to hang out, play games, make art, and meet friends. The club meets from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. Upcoming activities include exploring books & poetry, making buttons, and the club also hopes to host a teen author. Click here for more info and other events

 

Pride Storytime at HLC East Lake Library on Saturday July 8th
This event is for families of all ages. We will read stories celebrating pride parades, families, and gender expression, and sing and move together. There will be an accompanying craft. Click here for more info and other events

 

TransFabulous workshops at HLC East Lake Library for adults & teens this summer
East Lake is proud to have a 5 week workshop for teens: Creating Comics, on Wednesdays from July 5-August 2 from 1:00-3:00 pm. Teens who attend will explore with artist Anna Bongiovanni how comics are created, from character design to storytelling to publication, and use their personal story and voice to create many short comics and produce a final mini-comic. Click here for more info and other events