LGBTQIA+Allies in Glendale, California
glendaleOUT is a grass-roots organization dedicated to building, evolving, and moving forward queer voice in the narrative that is Glendale.
We do this through political action, community building, and social connection. We participate, we event, we petition, we zine, we protest, we video, we support and volunteer, and we had that Zoom pajama party that one time.
We will always be here, we will always be queer. Get used to it.
Improving Allyship For Armenian LGBTQIA+ Communities
On Thursday, March 24th at 6:00 p.m. Pacific, Vahan Bournazian (Human Rights Professor), Mamikon Hovsepyan (Pink Armenia), Lilit Martirosyan (RighT Side), Perch Melikyan (Charachchi), and Erik Adamian (ONE Archives Foundation, GALAS and Charachchi) had a panel presentation on improving allyship for LGBTQIA+ communities. Panelists' relayed observations on human rights violations of LGBTQIA+ community members in Armenia, as depicted in the documentary Listen to Me: Untold Stories Beyond Hatred (2016). Panelists also highlighted responses from youth and advocates and presented a call to action to improve allyship for LGBTQIA+ youth and adults in Armenia and Glendale, CA, and beyond. This event is hosted by YWCA Glendale and Pasadena, glendaleOUT and GUSD Social Science Teacher Patrick Davarhanian.