HYPE Events

 2013_Gala_HYPE_PhilanthropyHorizons Young Professionals for Equality (HYPE) regularly hosts events for members and people considering joining HYPE. The events blend the fun of socializing with the good of raising funds to help the LGBTQ community.

And there’s plenty of emphasis on both. HYPE has hosted cocktail parties, Sunday brunch gatherings, outings, and happy hour events at various LGBTQ-friendly bars around San Francisco. HYPE is, quite simply, a great way to meet other young LGBTQ people who care about our community and want to enjoy one another’s company.

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Helping LGBTQ Youth Thrive

Horizons Grants help create safe spaces so that youth can thrive. This is the story of one young man in Napa County and how his connection to grantee partner LGBTQ Connection changed his life.

“Growing up in Napa County was very different for me. I immigrated to Napa when I was 5, originally from Mexico…”  Read more.

The Queer Ancestor’s Project is an annual free 18-week workshop for LGBTQ artists between the ages of 18-26 who study printmaking and LGBTQ history to create and exhibit prints exploring queer and trans history.  Horizons caught up with Katie Gilmartin and some of the participating artists to learn more about why it’s important that younger generations connect with their queer history:

Katie:  “This is an important moment in history…”  Read More.