July 31: With Attention and Intention, “It Gets Better”

Rainbow by just.Luc, on Flickr

Rainbow by just.Luc

Nancy Philip, Cedars member and speaker
Betty Petras, Worship associate
Numerous suicides of gay teens and young adults have prompted the collective sense that the GBLT community is experienced a societal setback. The Laramie Project (screening of a movie depicting the events of Matthew Shepard’s death 13 years ago) has sparked a nationwide movement in hopeful response. We’ll celebrate the victories of this effort and take a look at the impact of a locally based movement, “It Gets Better.”