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Better Dance!

Jersey Shore PFLAG and the Two River Theater are Making if Better for Youth by hosting the Better Dance for LGBTQ teens and their allies on Sunday, February 6th from 5 – 9pm. The dance will be held at the Two River Theater in Red Bank NJ, and is open to teens 13 – 19 years old. All regional GSAs are invited, and all youth throughout the Monmouth and Ocean County area may attend. There is a suggested entrance fee of $5, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Food will be provided through donation of individuals and local businesses.

If you are an individual or organization who wishes to attend or help out, let us know!
You may also RSVP through our Facebook Event Page for the Better Dance.

Better Dance!

Call for entries: MAKE IT STOP ‘zine

Calling all LGBTQIA teens in the New York (and outlying) area! We want YOU to contribute to MAKE IT STOP, a zine about bullying. We’re open to anything — do you want to do an advice column? Draw a comic? Write a letter to a homophobe? Tell your teachers, parents, friends, what they could do to help? If you want to contribute but aren’t sure what you want to do, that’s ok — email us at and you can join our brainstorming list, and we can show you some ideas that are waiting for the right person. Artists, writers, all are welcome — let’s make something that matters. Get in touch soon!

Deadline: December 15th

Friday Nights for Youth at Trinity Church Asbury Park

LAST FRIDAYS THROUGH THE SCHOOL YEAR:  Movie and Games Night at Trinity Church, 503 Asbury Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ (732-775-5084).

Young people Grades 6 – 12 are invited to play games and watch a movie with popcorn, pizza, and soda from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.
This activity will occur on the last Friday of most months throughout the school year.  Check back for updates and exceptions.

Two River Theater Holds LGBT Coffeehouse

Have you seen the It Gets Better videos, and wondered what to do in the meantime?

The Two River Theater in Red Bank NJ will be hosting a coffeehouse for LGBT youth on Saturday, November 27th, from 6 – 8pm.

Whether you are feeling alone, finally finding your community, or anywhere in between, come share your story.  Sing a song, perform a poem or monologue, bring a piece of your art to put on display, do some stand-up, share your pain or joy or frustration or humor in an artful way.  Or come to listen to other peoples’ stories and just drink coffee and hang out.

We’ll film our own It Gets Better video that night — you can help!  RSVP᾿s are encouraged, but not required: 732-345-1400 x1814.  Artists who would like to participate should email Two River Theater’s Director of Education, Kate Cordaro for the info —