|The subject of this entry no longer exists in Davis or is a former version of something that came afterwards.All information here is for historical reference only.|
|Davis, California/Yolo and Solano Counties|
|non-profit status in process|
|December, 2008 by Linda Waite, Amy Boyer, Claire Black-Slotton and Cathryn Lawrence|
GSAFE: Gay-Straight Alliance for Equality was a community-based organization working in Yolo County and Solano Counties to achieve full equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people by campaigning to restore same sex marriage in California, networking with faith and political communities, and promoting positive attitudes about LGBT people. Join our facebook group. As of November 2011 it no longer exists and there is currently no plans for it to exist in the future.
Sunday February 28, 2010 at 8:30 pm GSAFE hosts special showing of "Fish out of Water" at Davis Varsity Theater
For one night only GSAFE will be hosting a showing of the fun and provocative film at the Davis Varsity Theater. Advance tickets are available for purchase for $6, please contact us if you are interested. You can find a trailer of the movie here http://www.fishoutofwaterfilm.com.
Fish out of Water tackles the seven Bible verses used to condemn homosexuality and justify marriage discrimination. This feature documentary uses humor and original animation to make a traditionally complex and controversial topic accessible to those who don't like talking about religion and sexuality. Fish out of Water dives into the underbelly of America, crisscrosses red and blue states and talks to ministers from every denomination to uncover America's impassioned relationship with homosexuality and the Bible. With slapstick animation and quirky interviews taken everywhere from barbershops to mega churches, Fish out of Water delivers a voice to the oppressed and informs to the misled. Most importantly, Fish out of Water sits down with hundreds of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender folks to impart their experiences with faith and sexuality. This unique lens spans across culture, race, religion, age, socio-economic level and puts a relatable face on the themes of Fish out of Water. The result is a cultural cross-stitching that serves as a piece of empowerment for the many Americans that still struggle to defend their identity within their own communities. By capturing the "other side of the debate", Fish out of Water shatters deep-rooted discrimination and challenges those who are spoon-fed information without ever questioning or exploring the legitimacy of it.