Social Forum: A radical LGBTQ calendar from SONG!

20 06 2007

 
day of truthtelling
(Above:  Alexis Pauline Gumbs with her lovely art)

(Want more info on anything below? Go to SONG’s website)

Building a Queer Left Meeting: Pre-Conference Convening with Queers for Economic Justice and SONG to vision a LGBTQ movement from the bottom and to the left. Tues. June 26

Southern Hospitality BBQ for LGBTQ Folks! Come party with us before the forum on the night of Tues. June 26 to celebrate LGBTQ movement makers. All participants from the above meeting and the Transformative Justice pre-forum meeting will be invited. This will also be a pass the hat fundraiser for SONG! Bring your friends!

Address: Cara Page and Kai Gurley’s House: 692 Elbert St. SW, Atlanta, GA, 30310 (5 minutes drive from Georgia Tech, and a short walk from MARTA West End Station-please email if you are taking MARTA, so we can try and pick you up, as we are told the walk is not the safest)
Time and Date: 7:30 pm on Tues. June 26
Please Bring: If you are local to ATL please bring side dishes and desserts, and if you are from out of town please bring drinks. Veggie and meat hot dogs and burgers will be provided.
Contact: We will do our best to help you get there, though we will be a bit crazy ;). So, please mapquest if you can and carpool, but if you need help getting there please email the contact person by Monday, June 25. Thanks! We hope to see you there! (Contact: Caitlin Breedlove, Caitlin@southernersonnewground.org)

Two SONG workshops during the forum: One focuses on stories and movement building beyond and outside the 501c3 industrial complex, and the other focuses on Colonized Bodies as a site of Liberation

SONG/Audre Lorde Project/FIERCE Welcome and Queer Visibility Table We are hosting one little table to welcome folks. Just to extend our welcome to the peoples! If you want to host a table for your queer group, go directly to the US Social Forum Site

Other events:
(From a calendar prepared by Atlanta’s Queer Progressive Agenda)

  • USSF contingent in the Atlanta pride parade before the forum
  • Stonewall re-enactment in forum’s opening march
  • ZAMI Party: A party for queer women of color on Saturday June 30
  • Mondohomo is organizing arts, music and cultural events all over Atlanta during the forum–check out the Mondohomo website
  • For more info go to Queer Progressive Agenda’s site above or directly to the SONG site, which we will keep updated up until the forum!
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