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GLAAS special event – everyone is invited

Dr. Bobbi Lancaster to speak on transgender and human rights issues on Sept. 13. Photo by Jay Clary.

Bonnie Buntain Gays, Lesbians and Allies at SaddleBrooke (GLAAS) uses the power of community and camaraderie to celebrate the lives of gays, lesbians and allies at SaddleBrooke. Members and guests are invited to join us in the not-to-be-missed upcoming special event! Dr. Bobbi Lancaster will join us on Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. in the…

News from GLAAS

GLAAS members partied in April and May with two fabulous events: a reception at Absolutely Art and Gift Gallery on Oracle Road and a fabulous country western barbeque held at the home of Jo Ann Ellison and Barbara Starrett. Upcoming events during the sultry days of summer: June 14: Game Night and Potluck July 12:…

GLAAS members look forward to a busy 2019

Perry Shapiro moved to SaddleBrooke four years ago. Prior to moving, Perry owned and operated “Panache Hair Designs,” a salon in southern New Jersey for over 30 years (the famous Jersey Shore). Perry has always believed that one who receives much has a duty to “give back.” Perry served on the board of the South…

News from GLAAS

On November 9, Orville Bell gave a presentation on sexual identity. Orville is a resident of SaddleBrooke along with his husband, Joe. He is a member and former board member of GLAAS, with over forty years in the field of education. Orville has an impressive background in LGBT issues, including playing a key role in…

News from GLAAS upcoming events

  Upcoming Events October 12 Insights into the Supreme Court, Part Two: This lecture will focus on the Dredd Scott Decision and how it still impacts the Court’s thinking in all important civil rights cases. Discussion led by Jo Ann Ellison, a member of GLAAS and a retired attorney who practiced law in New York City…

News from GLAAS

Shellie Pierce At the July GLAAS meeting, Social Chair Shellie Pierce facilitated an interactive and, at times, emotional conversation on the topic of coming out as a professional. Shellie opened the program by sharing several relevant facts and statistics designed to initiate a discussion. For example, did you know that Arizona ranks near the bottom…

GLASS Club July meeting

  Bonnie Stutzman The upcoming GLAAS (Gays, Lesbians and Allies at SaddleBrooke) July 13 meeting will be facilitated by our social chair, Shellie Pierce at the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center. There will be a discussion regarding what it was like for gay members to come out professionally and how they handled their professional obligations during…

News from GLAAS

  Bonnie Buntain The membership of GLAAS met Friday evening, April 13, at the Activity Center for a social gathering of food and fun. It was, as you recall, Friday the 13th. Several guests from out of state joined us for the fun and several new members were introduced. The membership was divided into teams…

News from GLAAS

  Jo Ann Ellison On March 18 GLAAS sponsored a “Meet the Artists” event at Absolutely Art Gallery and Gifts in Catalina. A number of GLAAS members are talented artists who are represented at the gallery. On March 9 guest speaker Professor Nell Brownell, PHD gave a presentation on the history of lesbian and gay…