Tina’s book signing followed by an illuminating panel discussion with Jamie, Kerry, Danielle and the author herself

Tina’s book signing followed by an illuminating panel discussion with Jamie, Kerry, Danielle and the author herself

The retreat participants head down to the Lower East Side’s Bluestockings bookstore and activist center for a very special book signing & celebration with Tina Fakhrid-Deen, author of Let’s Get This Straight, a resource book for youth living in LGBTQ-parented households.

TV Pilot workshop: A dramatic reading of Nick’s script about LGBTQ parents and their two children

Daddy, dresses, deportations. Rising above complications.
Anonymous, 6 Word Memoir from the Social Media workshop
The Director of the sperm bank nods. The women can become mothers. So it begins. This gift. My life.
Claire Knight, #twitterstory from the Social Media workshop
Dad stylishly painted my nails until I was 4. Should have seen it coming.
Lauren, #twitterstory from the Social Media workshop
trans dad
bio mom
so what?
Heather Bryant - Six Word Memoir at the Social Media & Blogging Workshop

Heather & Darnell’s Telling your Story: Social Media and Blogging workshop with special guest Noelle Howey, author of Dress Codes: Of Three Girlhoods-My Mother’s, My Father’s and Mine and editor of Out of the Ordinary: Essays on Growing Up with Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Parents.

NYC Outing: The Cupcake Cafe with the Camp Highlight team!

NYC Outing: The Cupcake Cafe with the Camp Highlight team!

NYC Outing: Ice Skating in Bryant Park!

NYC Outing: Ice Skating in Bryant Park!

Why is that woman in a box?
Emilie P at MoMA

NYC Outing: MoMa!

You’ll be amazed at how important your story is. And your story. That’s how we abolished the death penalty… That’s the way it’s gonna happen. It’s not gonna happen from me, it’s gonna happen from you.
State Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-NJ) on the best way to achieve marriage equality and other LBGTQ rights initiatives
Social justice and civil rights champion State Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-NJ) addresses the attendees of the COLAGE retreat, discussing his role in abolishing the death penalty in NJ, and current campaigns including prison reform and marriage equality.

Social justice and civil rights champion State Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-NJ) addresses the attendees of the COLAGE retreat, discussing his role in abolishing the death penalty in NJ, and current campaigns including prison reform and marriage equality.

This morning’s session - the personal is political! Led by Danielle + Carlos