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Safe Space, Inc. Anniversary Event Recap

April 3, 2017 By Courtney Eiland, Website & Social Media Coordinator  Exciting raffles prizes! This past Friday, Safe Space, Inc. held its first fundraiser event which took place in conjunction with their one year anniversary. With the overwhelming support from invitees and regular patrons of Freddie's Beach Bar, the team collected donations as [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Community Initiatives, Safe Space Inc. Team|0 Comments

A Look at Safe Space, Inc. Over the Year…

March 29, 2017 By Courtney Eiland, Website & Social Media Coordinator Safe Space, Inc. Founder, Jordan L. Costen Safe Space, Inc. was founded on March 29, 2016 by Executive Director, Jordan Costen. As Safe Space is preparing for its one year anniversary fundraiser event this Friday, Costen took a moment to reflect on [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Community Initiatives, Safe Space Inc. Team|0 Comments

SAVE THE DATE: March 31, 2017

March 13, 2017 In recognition of Safe Space, Inc.’s one year anniversary, we are pleased to announce a fundraiser for Safe Space’s programming initiatives, and would like to invite you to celebrate this special event with us. Safe Space’s mission is to provide a safe, accepting, and supportive environment to combat social stigmas, bullying, and [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Safe Space Inc. Team|0 Comments

#TellYourStoryTuesday featuring Danny Marquez

March 7, 2017 This week's #TellYourStoryTuesday features our wonderful intern, Danny Marquez. In this video, Danny opens up about "coming out" to his family, why he became involved with Safe Space, Inc., and the importance of surrounding yourself with supportive and accepting individuals. Everyone's experience is different and we appreciate Danny for being so transparent. [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|#TellYourStoryTuesday, Safe Space Inc. Team|0 Comments

#TellYourStoryTuesday featuring Charles A. Sumpter, Jr.

January 31, 2017 Compiled by Courtney Eiland, Website & Social Media Coordinator Charles A. Sumpter, Jr. serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors for Safe Space, Inc. The mission of Safe Space, Inc. is to provide a safe, accepting, and supportive environment to combat social stigmas, bullying, and other challenges faced by LGBT+ youth. [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|#TellYourStoryTuesday, Safe Space Inc. Team|0 Comments

Loudoun County School Board Declines to Specify LGBT+ as Protected Class

January 25, 2017 Written by Hilary Hultman-Lee Safe Space blog contributor At the November 2016 meeting of the Loudoun County School Board, Sterling, Va. representative Brenda Sheridan proposed a change to School Board Policy 7012 that would include language protecting against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The board voted to delay their [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Social Issues|0 Comments

Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall has filed HB1612

January 9, 2017 By Safe Space, Inc. Secretary, Charles A. Sumpter, Jr. Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall has filed HB1612, a bill that would ban access to restrooms for transgender Virginians—similar to North Carolina's infamous HB2. Safe Space, Inc. stands with Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as he promises to veto the proposed bill that would allow [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|Social Issues|0 Comments

World AIDS Day 2016

December 1, 2016 Words from Safe Space, Inc. Board Member, Charles A. Sumpter, Jr. To many across our country, HIV/AIDS has been conquered and is a disease of the past. It is true that over the past thirty years, we have much to be proud of. New and powerful drugs have essentially put HIV/AIDS in [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Community Initiatives, Social Issues|0 Comments

Facts and ways to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic

December 1, 2016 By Jerome R. Hunt, Ph.D. -  Safe Space, Inc. Board Member On this 28th annual World AIDS day, we here at Safe Space pause to honor and remember all of those who have been lost to HIV/AIDS. In addition, we take this opportunity to educate ourselves about HIV/AIDS and how to prevent [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Social Issues|0 Comments

Take a Stand against Bullying during GLAAD’s #SpiritDay Campaign

October 20, 2016 Observed annually since 2010, millions of people go purple to take a stand against bullying and to show support for LGBTQ youth. From public figures to sports teams, major companies to schools and individuals, October 20 marks a day where there is an overwhelming amount of support for the LGBTQ community. Purple [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Safe Space Inc. Team, Social Issues|1 Comment