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Pride Month Match Game at the Drop In Center

Triangle Community Center's drop in center at 650 West Avenue in Norwalk serves many purposes and hosts many programs and groups for the general public and for the LGBTQ community.

Individuals of all walks of life access the space for case management appointments, intake and diversion appointments through the 2-1-1 Coordinated Access Network (CAN), community education events like Transgender Day of Visibility, and for young adult drop in hours. There are places at the drop in center to lounge and socialize, a lab to work on resumes and cover letters, and a food and toiletry pantry.

In the evenings, groups from TCC meet for the LBTQ Women's Social, the LGBTQ Book Club, volunteer meetings, and special events like Friendsgiving and the Gay Santa Dinner.

Visitors to the space can also check out the Awareness Wall, which is changed up every month to bring awareness about different communities, histories, or read about ways to access resources and support for things like mental or sexual health.

Stop by the drop in center for June and July to check out the Awareness Wall, which has transformed into the Pride Month Match Game. Match up quotes and bios from LGBTQ figures throughout history with the faces of the LGBTQ movement for visibility and awareness. This display will be up through July for everyone to find a time to stop by and play!

How to Play

To play the full game, you will have to stop by the drop in center, but here are a few. See if you can match the quote given below with the name while learning a little bit more about the figures who paved the way! You can find the answers to the questions, including a biography and photo by clicking the Read More button below!

Round 1

Word Bank: Harvey Milk, James Baldwin, Ellen DeGeneres, Harry Hay

Quotes Round 1

Round 2

Word Bank: Gilbert Baker, Laverne Cox, Barney Frank, Angela Davis

Quotes Round 2

Think you got them matched up?

Click Read More below to find the answers!

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Meet the Vendors for Pride in the Park 2018

Before heading into Pride in the Park 2018, check out what vendors will be present for the festivities! We've got everything from food to resource centers to holistic living practices. These are vendors who will be engaging with you to make Pride in the Park a statewide community event.

Our Sponsors

This year's Pride in the Park sponsors include...

Circle Care Center, a nonprofit primary care clinic in Southern Connecticut specializing in LGBTQ health and transgender care, as well as HIV, PrEP, Hepatitis C and STI testing and treatment.

TD Bank, an East coast bank that has been supporting our local LGBTQ community for years.

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6 Events to Gear Up for Pride In The Park 2018 with TCC

Pride In The Park 2018 is now just over a week away, on Saturday, June 9th. In order to get you revved up for TCC's annual LGBTQ pride event, here's a list of things you can do leading up to pride to get more involved in the local queer community. Events range from networking to comedy to volunteer meetings, and while most are all-ages events, some do have age restrictions.

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Bisexual Representation in Brooklyn Nine-Nine

On Monday, May 21, my boyfriend and I sat down to watch the previous evening’s season five finale of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. I had been looking forward to this all week because of the preview Fox had given for this episode.

Gifs courtesy of b99nbc.tumblr.com


Rosa Diaz, played by bisexual actress Stephanie Beatriz, would be getting her first female love interest, played by Gina Rodriguez.

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