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party with pride, 2012

What: Kick off Pride at CB2 West Hollywood
When: Saturday, June 9 from 2-4pm
Where: 8000 W. Sunset Blvd.

Kick off Pride at CB2—with host Lance Bass!— and help save lives with The Trevor Project.

Collect one of 100 limited-edition accept and be posters signed by artist Matthew Lew, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting The Trevor Project.

Declare a message of dignity and acceptance on our wall. Dance to DJs. Strike poses in our photobooth.

Celebrate. Accept. Be.

The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the nation’s leading organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBT and questioning youth. Learn more about The Trevor Project at


accept and be poster, 2012

CB2 is thrilled to support Pride Month through partnerships with The Trevor Project in the US and the LGBT Youth Line in Canada.

Beginning today, 3,500 limited edition accept and be posters will be available in stores and on with:

• 100% of the US proceeds benefiting
The Trevor Project—the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

• and 100% of the Canada proceeds benefiting the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Youth Line—a toll-free and online service provided by youth for youth, offering non-judgmental support, information and referrals to help youth age 26 and under find the resources they need.

This year, CB2 commissioned Chicago-based artist Matthew Lew to interpret our “Accept and Be” mantra in poster format. Through his artistic vision, these three simple words were transformed into powerful graphics that command attention while radiating confidence and optimism.

A variety of layouts and color combinations were used to create 72 different designs—and in keeping with the message of “Accept and Be”, surprises are to be expected and embraced as the designs are mixed within the lot.

In each of the CB2 stores will be an “Accept and Be” wall will be available for anyone to post a story about what those words mean to them. And while visiting during the month of June, drop an entry for a chance to receive the
39.5” x 62.5” (100 x 159cm) artist-signed poster.

Like us on facebook? Fans are welcome to post their interpretation of ‘accept and be’ on our page which will enter them in a chance to receive a 12” x 16” poster. All drawings will take place June 30th*.

To keep up with the latest news during Pride Month, follow us on twitter using the #acceptbe hashtag.

*Note: at our West Hollywood location, the drawing will take place on June 9th.