By Avi Vieira Glendale One of the more popular theme nights at West Valley one•n•ten gives the youth the opportunity to test their knowledge and expand their awareness of the LGBTQ community. January 28th brought the return of LGBT History/Pop Culture Night where our resident Professor Avi hosted a trivia competition with questions spanning
On May 4th 2013, one•n•ten began a new annual tradition, hosting an LGBTQ prom. This prom was open to all youth throughout the valley, with over 120 youth in attendance. The evening was a smashing success including a volunteer-hosted a spa-morning to assist youth with hair and make-up, a full dinner before the dance, a double
By Avi Vieira Glendale Despite its use as a derogatory slang term for homosexuals, the term Fairy largely tends to conjure images of small, often winged magical beings that inspire mystical and enchanted childhood beliefs and memories. This week West Valley one•n•ten got a chance to create its own pixie magic in what seems to
By Avi Vieira Glendale Though temperatures are creeping into the triple digits here in the Valley Of The Sun, in other parts of the country May typically signifies the beginning of spring weather and activities. With spring comes a new beginning as flowers and trees burst into a virtual rainbow of blossoms of all shades.
By Avi Vieira Glendale When you look back on your life, where are the important places that pop into your memory? Perhaps it was the first school you attended, or a close relative’s house. Maybe it was a favorite vacation, or a secret fort as a kid. West Valley one•n•ten had the opportunity to identify
By Avi Vieira Glendale With new faces joining West Valley one•n•ten, it was high time we tested the LGBT pop cultural and historical knowledge of our youth with a series of fun and challenging trivia questions spanning decades of LGBT related movies, television, music, and history with volunteers serving as judges and awarding points for
By Avi Vieira Glendale With 90 seconds to sketch a randomly drawn person, place, or thing; West Valley one•n•ten youth competed in teams against each other with hilarious funny guessing and cheers at correct answers at some of the most basic and random of sketches of LGBT related subjects. It was Gay Pictionary Night in
By Avi Vieira Glendale One thing that has always been popular at West Valley one•n•ten has been snacks. While our youth love and appreciate the usual snacks provided for them every group, they LOVE when they get an opportunity to create their own treats, and learn a recipe they can share with friends and family. West