30 Days of Pride: Sylvia & Charity

30 Days of Pride: Sylvia & Charity

Sylvia Drake & Charity Bryant Early Nineteenth-Century Same-Sex Couple Charity Bryant (1777-1851)  and Sylvia Drake (1784-1868) met as young women in 1807. They were an admired and documented couple in Weybridge, Vermont for 44 years, running a tailoring business...
30 Days of Pride: François Clemmons

30 Days of Pride: François Clemmons

François Clemmons Grammy Award-winning opera singer, actor, playwright, and professor The following was compiled using excerpts from Middlebury College, Vermont Public Radio, and UU World Magazine. Links for those sources can be found below. “François is himself,”...
Johnny Chagnon to Depart Pride Center of Vermont

Johnny Chagnon to Depart Pride Center of Vermont

On June 6, Pride Center of Vermont will be saying goodbye to our Health and Wellness Coordinator, Johnny Chagnon. Chagnon has served in his role for several years, bringing wide expertise to his work for LGBTQ+ Vermonters. “I respect and admire Johnny’s commitment and...
Sexual Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

Sexual Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

April is Sexual Violence Awareness & Prevention Month (SVAPM), also commonly referred to as Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month (SAAPM). We use the language “sexual violence” instead of “sexual assault” to better capture the wide-range of violence...