"But Nobody Asked Me…"

There’s power in our Pride! How many times have you heard the results of a survey and wondered who could possibly be talking for you when nobody even bothered to ask? You have a right to be heard, and we want you to speak up. The Houston LGBT Community needs to be represented in a global consumer survey. Our voices can help shape the way the LGBT community is perceived.

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Another Hatch Prom Success

We owe so much gratitude to so many for making the 2013 Hatch Prom a resounding success. Thank you to our sponsors and in-kind donors, as well as the volunteers who helped us along the way.

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Something to Think About – Free Yourself from Tobacco Advertising

The tobacco industry continues to be profitable despite the fact that its consumer base is dying from the product it sells. Thank goodness, we don’t subscribe to that business model. We have a strong preference for your wellness and for ours.

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The May Two-For-One Special

May is Older Americans Month and Mental Health Month so both are in the Center’s spotlight. Mental health issues are an increasingly hot topic, but they have always been an essential part of the Montrose Center’s core mission. Dedicating an entire month toward raising awareness—especially when we can pair it up with our continued commitment toward our SPRY Program—it’s just like letting us loose in a candy store!

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Merry Gay Consultants Launch Party – June 26

Play time begins at 7 p.m. on June 26 at Stereo Live, where Merry Gay Consultants will launch its new business opportunity—Home Passion Parties. Comedians Frank Liotti and Jess Wood, along with DJ Cybergroove will keep you up until the party is over at midnight. Tickets will get you in for the Live Entertainment with prize giveaways, free dance lessons, and a Live Broadway Review. A portion of the night’s proceeds benefit the Montrose Center.

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Our Volunteers Empower the Montrose Center!

It hardly seems enough to dedicate just one week to say “thank you” to the many volunteers who make a difference at nonprofits around the country. The Montrose Center volunteers are some of the most talented folks on the planet, and we’re extra-grateful for your generosity.

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Why Is This Affecting Me?

Reactions to a disaster vary from person to person. Some people immerse themselves in the media coverage. Some become reclusive, while others become uncharacteristically talkative. Some feel numb or paralyzed by fear. Some are relieved because it didn’t happen to them. Some donate blood or raise money for the victims. Some pray. Some are quick to cast blame. Some are angry. All of those responses are justified and normal, and many of us will probably go through several different stages in the days and weeks ahead.

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