Pride Month is an annual celebration held during the entire month of June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, New York. This year, our community honors and celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. It’s a very special year for Brave Trails, as well, as we celebrate our 5th summer of […]
What’s so cool about Camp Brave Trails?? Gender is never required! There are no “boys cabins” or “girls cabins”. We group our campers by age, not by gender/identity or expression.
This week we’re talking about the LGBTQIA youth leaders of TODAY…and Jules Spector is a 14 year old rockstar, here’s why: 1. She is 14 and according to a Mashable article she hopes to end child prostitution and child marriage in developing countries. She hopes for equal rights for LGBT couples, not only in the U.S. […]
We feel nothing summarizes the impact Martin Luther King, Jr. has made to the world, then his own words. Today do something for others and help support all of our dreams…
Have you ever heard of Christine Jorgensen…many of us have not. Christine was the first person in the United States to be publicly known for being transgender. It was 1966! Just watch this short interview and get a glimpse of what life was like for her. Even the language we use now has changed so […]
One of the first rules of summer camp is to always stay in pairs and never venture out alone. And yeah, we all think sure, so if your friend Timmy falls down a well, then Sarah can go get help. Well, here are our Brave Trail’s Top Ten Reasons to have a buddy you MIGHT […]
In the last 5 years, the movement of marriage equality has experienced historic success. But not a lot of people know about Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon, a lesbian couple together for over 50 years, who just had a dream to get married. Little did they know the impact their dream would create for LGBTQ […]