Introducing Safe Space NOVA!

June 8, 2017 Did you notice? Safe Space VA is now Safe Space NOVA! In an effort to better engage with our target audience in the Northern Virginia area, we have simply changed our name and logo to reflect that. You can still connect with us across our social media platforms at @safespacenova and learn [...]

By | June 8th, 2017|Safe Space Inc. Team|0 Comments

#TellYourStoryTuesday featuring Cedric Pulliam

May 23, 2017 Compiled by Courtney Eiland, Website & Social Media Coordinator This edition of #TellYourStoryTuesday features a strong supporter of Safe Space, Inc., Cedric Pulliam. Pulliam is a PhD candidate in Psychology focusing on Gender and Diversity Studies at Northcentral University. He has worked in human rights, LGBTI issues, vulnerable populations, domestic/global HIV/AIDS, and [...]

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#TellYourStoryTuesday featuring Board Member, Ambrose G. Sayles

April 18, 2017 By Courtney E. Eiland, Website & Social Media Coordinator Our newest board member, Ambrose G. Sayles, is featured in our latest installment of #TellYourStoryTuesday. Sayles previously served on the City of Alexandria’s Commission on HIV/AIDS from 2014 to 2016 prior to joining the Safe Space, Inc. Board of Directors. Sayles’ reasoning for [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|#TellYourStoryTuesday, Safe Space Inc. Team|0 Comments

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 [...]

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#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. [...]

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#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

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

National Coming Out Day

October 11, 2016 For 28 years, National Coming Out Day has been held annually on October 11. The idea was sprouted at the March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights on October 11, 1987 which was the second such demonstration in the nation’s capital and resulted in the founding of several LGBTQ organizations. On [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Safe Space Inc. Team|0 Comments