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It’s June and time to get your Gay Pride going!

Hey everybody, It’s June and time to get your Gay Pride going! By Celebrant Elaine Voci

At the very root, “Gay Pride” is a worldwide political stand for everyone to nobly support our lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and transgender (LGBTQ) sisters and brothers against violence, inequality and discrimination. Gay Pride is expressed in many celebrations and commemorative events in all parts of the world with parades, music festivals, rainbow lighting of public buildings and parks, and speeches made by prominent LGBTQ fans and leaders.This special month welcomes everyone to be a part of this special important celebration from freedom and justice for all.
A little bit of history: June is the official month in which to remember the Stonewall riots in Greenwich Village in New York City that took place following a brutal police raid on June 28, 1969. The LGBTQ NYC community stood together against the forces of violence and oppression, little did they know they created one of the biggest human r…

Conversation with Ronald Hunt / Blessings Ceremony Space

Blessings Ceremony Space  Congratulations to our dear colleague and faculty member, Ronald Hunt! Ron has started a new wonderful venture called “Blessing Ceremony Space." It is a very interesting concept, and this is what he's shared with us.

Tell us a little bit more about Blessings Ceremony Space.Blessings Space is 800 square feet, in several rooms. There is room for Weddings and Memorial Services for up to 25 people. The goal; of course is to do Ceremonies across the life Cycle, and allow other community related functions to use the space. I have been approached by a drum circle, and they are going to use the space once a month. There are going to be Reiki courses, once I am certified as a Reiki Master, in September. What ignited the spark in you to start a new business venture? I started doing elopements, at my house, about two years ago. I have a lovely wedding site there, but being the greater North East (NY), weather gets unpredictable come late fall. Last November,…