Theme Days

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Thank you for your support! 

Continuing for 2017!  

We are accepting individual, business, organization and congregation donations and sponsorship for the Booth. You can download the sponsorship form, print it, or email it. Please make checks payable to FAIRNY, and mail to FAIRNY, PO Box 151, Dewitt, NY 13214. Sponsorships are also available for the theme days we are celebrating.

The Theme Days for the 2017 State Fair are:

Friday, August 25  Pride Day
Saturday, August 26  Faith Day
Sunday, August 27  Faith Day
Monday, August 28  Senior Day
Tuesday, August 29 Ally Day
Wednesday, August 30 Health Day 
Thursday, August 31  Family Day 
Friday, September 1   Youth Day
Saturday, September 2 Workplace Equality Day
Sunday, September 3  Transgender Day

Please click on the day for which you would like more information on the drop down menu on this page.  You can also find more information on how you can support that day.  A brief summary of each day is also included on this page.  

To support the LGBT Booth, please use the following form for sponsorship. The form can be printed or downloaded. Click on the printer icon to open a separate window to print the file or save it, or click the down arrow to download the file. You do not need to log in or sign up to print or download this form. 
The form also includes information on how sponsors can advertise in the NY Pride Network Guide. 

A PDF of the sponsorship form can be accessed here: 
 

VISIT OUR BOOTH!

Our booth is always visible with our Celebrate Diversity sign above the booth. 

Our large rainbow flag and festive FAIRNY banner also helps make the Booth more visible!


 2017 PRIDE DAY: Friday August 25

While every day is Pride day at the Booth, we celebrate the first Friday of the Fair as the unofficial "gay day" of the Fair.  Please stop by the Booth to visit us for special displays and handouts.
Learn more about Pride day by clicking on the Pride logo, or by clicking on Pride Day on the drop down menu. 

2017 FAITH DAYS: Saturday August 26 and Sunday August 27  

In 2011 we celebrated our first Faith Day. Over the years we have distributed literature from PFLAG, the Human Rights Campaign and other organizations, with additional support from religious organizations from across New York. We now observe Faith Days on two days, the first Saturday and Sunday of the Fair.  
For more information about 2017 Faith Days, please visit Faith Days on the drop down menu, or click on the All are Welcome logo

2017 SENIOR DAY: Monday August 28

Seniors from across New York State visit the Booth for materials from local, state and national organizations on aging and the LGBT community.

For more information about 2017 Senior  Day, please visit Senior Day on the drop down menu, or click on the Seniors logo. 

2017 ALLY DAY: Tuesday August 29

Ally Day is made possible with the help of our allies, including local PFLAG chapters and other allies from across the state. 

We have literature from PFLAG, and from PFLAG's Straight for Equality Project, the Guide to being a straight all
y for visitors. 

For more information about 2017 Ally   Day, please visit Ally Day on the drop down menu, or click on the Ally logo. 

2017 HEALTH DAY: Wednesday August 30

Health Day helps create awareness of resources available to address the health needs of LGBT New Yorkers, as well as available insurance options.
For more information about 2017 Health Day, please visit Health Day on the drop down menu, or click on the LGBT Health logo. 
 

 2017 FAMILY DAY: Thursday August 31

Family Day provides resources for LGBT families, and resources for members of the community who wish to start families. For more information about 2017 Family Day, please visit Family Day on the drop down menu, or click on the Love Makes A Family logo. 

 2017 YOUTH DAY: Friday September 1

Youth Day provides resources for LGBT youth and their families, with resources on bullying, how to start a GSA, and information for educators and families to support LGBT Youth.  

For more information about 2017 Youth Day, please visit Youth Day on the drop down menu, or click on the Safe Space logo.

 2017 TRANSGENDER DAY: SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 2

We celebrate Transgender Day, with information from state and local organizations,   information on GENDA, how to be a trans ally, trans youth and much more. 
 
For more information about 2017 Transgender Day, please visit Transgender Day on the drop menu, or click on the Transgender logo. 

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2017 PRIDE DAY: Friday August 25

While every day is Pride Day at the booth, we celebrate Pride Day on the opening Friday of the Fair, the unofficial "gay day" at the Fair. Our booth is always visible with our Celebrate Diversity sign above the booth, and we added festive pride banners around the booth to make it more visible.

     

You can like Pride Day and visit our facebook page for Pride Day by clicking the Pride Day badge at the top of this page.

For information on how you can support Pride Day, please click here

2017 FAITH DAYS: Saturday August 26 and Sunday August 27 

In 2011 we celebrated our first Faith Day. Over the years we have distributed literature from PFLAG and other organizations, with additional support from religious organizations from across New York. We now observe Faith Days on two days, the first Saturday and Sunday of the Fair.

 

     

 

      

You can like Faith Days and visit our facebook page for Faith Days by clicking the Faith Days badge at the top of this page. 

For information on how you can support Faith Days, please click here

 
2017 SENIOR DAY: Monday August 28

 

                            

For Senior Day, we have materials from SAGE chapters from across the state.  

                                                  

 


Seniors from across New York State visit the booth for materials from local, state and national organizations on aging and the LGBT community.

For information on how you can help support Senior Day, please click here 

2017 ALLY DAY: Tuesday August 29 

Ally Day is made possible with the help of our allies, including the the Central New York Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union, local PFLAG chapters and other allies from across the state. 

   

We have literature from PFLAG, and from PFLAG's new Straight for Equality Project, the Guide to being a straight ally.

 

   

                                                

 

  

 

We also have an updated handout, "Becoming an Ally: Things you can do to be supportive, confront homophobia and resist heterosexism."

 

 

 

 

 

We also distributed a sticker for ally to wear to demonstrate their support. 

 


For information on how you can support ALLY Day, please click here


2017 HEALTH DAY: Wednesday August 30

2107 FAMILY DAY: Thursday August 31 

For information on how you can support FAMILY AND HEALTH Days, please click here


2017 YOUTH DAY: Friday September 1 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



For information on how you can support Youth day, click here

2017 TRANSGENDER DAY: Sunday  September 3  

In 2010 we celebrated our first Transgender Day, with information from state and local organizations, information on GENDA and ribbons and buttons.  Here are some images from prior Transgender Day events, 

       

 

     

   

  

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You can click on our facebook links to visit our facebook pages and like Pride Day, Faith Days and Transgender Day!   

 FAIRNY, Inc., PO Box 151, Dewitt, NY 13214  fairny@twcny.rr.com   (315) 460-6971