It’s cold, it’s rainy and it feels better to be hiding under a blanket at home than to be outside BUT there is an event worth getting OUT for! Fashion’s Night OUT is presented by The Bay at White Space in V Lounge on March 8. It indeed it will be a night to remember with cocktail reception, silent auction, live DJ and gift bags with a fashion show presented by The Bay.
The wonderful thing about this event is that 100% of the proceeds will go to Out in School. Out in Schools is an amazing organization that facilitate discussions with youth on bullying, homophobia and stereotypes. Vancouver is a tolerant city that embraces diversities but with the recent incidents of gay bashing and violence, there is much we need to do through education of our youths about tolerance.
Watch this video from Ellen DeGeneres about tragic suicides among gay teenagers due to bullying
“These kids needed us. We have an obligation to change this. There are messages everywhere that validate this kind of bullying and taunting and we have to make it stop. We can’t let intolerance and ignorance take another kid’s life.”
Ellen DeGeneres is right, these kids do NEED us and we have an OBLIGATION to make a change. Join me and others who want to stand up and says NO, we will not lose our children to intolerance and ignorance.
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