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Navigating Relationships: An LGBTQ Perspective

Events. At St. Philip's Episcopal Church , 10 Chapel Road, New Hope, PA. United states.

Thursday May 17 2018, 7:00pm

http://www.newhopecelebrates.com

Join us for our 4th Annual Pride Service as we navigate LGBTQ relationships

Life is full of relationships. All relations are unique and with their own challenges. Dating and marriage present their own difficulties and being LGBTQ adds another layer to the complexities. 

Thursday - May 17th 2018 
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm St Philip's Episcopal Church
10 Chapel Road, New Hope, Pa.
All are welcome to attendA reception will follow sponsored by New Hope Celebrates

Through a panel discussion of therapists and counselors, advocates and educators we will be looking how to strengthen relationships. We will also help bring to light some the distinctive struggles LGBTQ individuals face both in dating and in marriage. There will also be a question and answer period where specific issues will be addressed. Join us for this important evening of self care during New Hope Celebrates Pride Week.

Panelists:
Michael Ruk, Pastor St. Phillips Episcopal Church New Hope, Pa.

Daniel Brooks, LCSW Licensed Psychoanalyst and certified in LGBT psychotherapy. Private practice in NYC with individuals and couples Founder, New Hope Celebrates and Director, NHC History Chairman, New Hope Borough Council Human Relations Commission

Marlene Pray, MEd, Director & Founder, Planned Parenthood's Rainbow Room for LGBTQA+ Youth, Social Justice Educator, Community Organizer & Activist, Rites of Passage Celebrant 
Former council member, Doylestown Borough

Vivian Francesco, MEd Advanced Schema psychotherapist and trainer. Private practice in New Hope with individuals and couples

Jim Gentile, RN and MS Registered nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital, Langhorne. Counselor and member of ‘M5’ group for formerly hetero-married gay men, many with children.