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North County Update

Realizing my Oceanside ‘pride’

Posted: October 27th, 2017 | Community Voices, North County Update, Top Story | No Comments

By Jordan Daniels | North County Update

I moved to Oceanside in 2012, literally a week after I graduated from high school in the Bay Area. I was 17, gay and fearful of the unknown. Oceanside was beautiful, but it was also a military town that didn’t exactly feel cultured. I quickly, however, found my community within the North Country LGBTQ Resource Center.

I joined their youth group within the first month of moving, eager to explore a side of myself that was repressed and unexplored. I was nervous as hell for the first few weeks (it was a weekly meeting) but it quickly turned routine for me.

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We have finally moved, but what a ride!

Posted: August 5th, 2016 | Columns, Featured, North County Update | No Comments

By Max Disposti | North County Update It was just a year ago when in this column we first announced our move. Since then we have dueled with construction, scheduling, permits, money (lack of) and all of the fun stuff that makes moving something that you want to run away from. Well, now it’s really done and the results are here for everyone to see. We moved a mile away from our original location in a […]

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Change is good!

Posted: December 11th, 2015 | Columns, Featured, North County Update | No Comments

By Max Disposti | North County Update Our “Little Center that Could” needs a bigger space and construction permitted, we will be moving in early 2016. The actual date will be announced soon. However, this Saturday, Dec. 12, the North County LGBTQ Resource Center is holding an open house and tour of the new currently-under-construction site, which is located at 3220 Mission Ave., in Oceanside.

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Let us hear from you!

Posted: August 7th, 2015 | Columns, Featured, North County Update | No Comments

By Max Disposti | North County Update After almost four years of continuous activities, the North County LGBTQ Resource Center is now providing an incredible number of services. From free mental health to youth-related activities, school training and advocacy, there are over 25 organized recurring activities that occur at the Center each month.

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Town Hall Meeting

Posted: January 23rd, 2015 | Columns, Featured, North County Update | No Comments

Max Disposti | North County Update Every year at the end of January, the North County LGBTQ Resource Center convenes its members, supporters and allies in a LGBTQ Town Hall. In this meeting we share what happened in 2014, including our activities, statistics, where the money is coming from and how it is spent. It is also an opportunity to survey the LGBTQ community, gather their feedback, and of course, discuss what is in hold for […]

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Pride By The Beach is just around the corner

Posted: September 19th, 2014 | Columns, Featured, News, North County Update | No Comments

Max Disposti | North County Update On Oct. 11 — National Coming Out Day — North County Pride will celebrate its seventh years of pride-related activities. Like our cousins of the South (Bay), there are so many reasons to be visible in areas where being LGBT is still a struggle. While the 200,000 marchers in the San Diego Gay Pride Parade may give the impression of an already achieved state of gayness, here in the North, […]

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