United Voice: Fall 2018

Welcome to Our New Chair!

Hello everyone in the reach of this newsletter. My name is Kenneth Ingram, and I am a pastor at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Laramie. I have been in Laramie about 2.5 years, but have been supporting Wyoming Equality for over 15 years. My partner, Don, and I have been together for 25 years, and we have been attending Rendezvous for almost every year since 2005. We did miss a few years when we lived in Texas.

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United Voice: Summer 2018

Members, friends and allies,

We hope your summer is off to a great start. June was a great month, with all the Pride events across the state. I couldn’t go to all of them, but the events I did attend were fantastic. I sure hope you had an opportunity to attend one or more events because it’s always good to connect with your community, friends, and family

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United Voice: Pride Edition 2018

Happy Pride Month!

We have a lot to feel proud about in Wyoming. Everyday the LGBTQ community rises up, we greet our neighbors, go to our work where most of us lack basic protections, kiss our babies if we have them, bring each other meals when we’re sick, go to schools where we are likely to be bullied and through it all we maintain our connection to each other, our connection to the families that accept us, our connection to the communities that we call home. There is so much there to be proud of. This June, all across Wyoming we will be hosting Pride picnics, dances, drag shows, even a church service or two.

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United Voice: Spring 2018

Members, friends and allies, It has been a busy three months since our last newsletter. We have been working hard to make Wyoming Equality’s board more representative of all Wyoming regions. To facilitate this goal, we have purchased and implemented some new technology in our boardroom. We now have a zoom video-conference system. I have run a few board meetings in Cheyenne from my home in Laramie and have to say the system works great. In addition, our CRM and bookkeeping programs are in the cloud and accessible from anywhere with an Internet connection. We are excited to be a truly telecommute non-profit. With this, we have changed our bylaws to expand our board across the state of Wyoming. Our bylaws now require at least one member of the Board of Directors from each of the following regions, based on Wyoming’s 23 counties:

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United Voice: Fall 2017

Members, friends and allies,

Before talking about Rendezvous, let me first apologize for the cancelled potluck in Casper. We had planned on having most of our board members attend to meet folks in Casper; unfortunately, plans changed, and only one board member would have been able to go. However, we still want to make this event happen! We will reschedule the potluck ASAP so we can socialize in your community and learn where we can best help.

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