Posts Tagged ‘event’
Grace the Spot – one of my co-bloggers on the 8 Against 8 campaign, and winner of the Best Lesbian Humor Blog from the Lesbian Lifestyle Lezzy awards – relaunched their website with a brand spankin’ new layout, so clearly it’s time to throw a party.
Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette Street in Manhattan. September 30th, 7-11pm.
Upcoming fundraiser in Brooklyn for the Butch Voices conference in Oakland this fall! There is a lot of information on the Butch Voices website that details the conference’s goals, what BV is about, and the logistics of the conference in Oakland in August.
Announcing A Celebration of Butch Voices…
An evening of performance, fashion and general butch mayhem to celebrate the diversity of Butch Voices with performances by award-winning gender illusionist Dred; Nedra Johnson, poet Renair Amin and dorky dyke comic Kelli Dunham. The evening will include a fashion show developed with the help of Paris Amari of the Sophisticated Aggressive Gents as well as a butch cook-off.
May 9, 2009, 9:30 PM until 2 am
109 Boreum Place
Bergen Street stop on the F/G train
Admission is only five bucks
For more information contact [email protected]
The New York City Sexbloggers Calendar release party is over. Now, five days later, the Twitter-loving on each other is fading, the blog posts are just about exhausted.
There were so many folks in from out of town and it was such a pleasure to meet everyone! I especially want to shout out to Greg & Jason from Njoy – such a pleasure, gentlemen – and the Gay Friday ladies whose company I very much enjoyed. And thanks so much to my friends (A, C, W, J, B).
Here’s a couple write-ups and reflections from the party:
- Jack caught me taking a … ahem … private moment with a smokin’ hot girl.
- Bad bad girl tells about bringing me a perfect silver pen, and how I reward her for it.
- Jack also has a roundup of posts about the party at NYC Sexblogs, with some great links to other people’s stories and photos.
If you haven’t already seen it, my pinup photo from the calendar is featured in Time Out New York online.
What’s that? You haven’t seen it? Is that because you weren’t at the party, and haven’t purchased a calendar? Well you’re in luck – they are not entirely gone. $20 – twenty bucks – and twelve sexbloggers will stare back at you all throughout 2009.
- NYC Sex Bloggers Calender – $20 (US Shipping)
- NYC Sex Bloggers Calendar – $20 (Canada Shipping)
- NYC Sex Bloggers Calendar – $20 (Overseas Shipping)
Actually, a word about the calendar: it’s more than pretty pinup photos (though it is that), it’s more than donation to a good cause (though it is that too) – it’s also a community resource. Nearly 2/3 of the days have blog URLs, sex toy company bargains, or cultural events listed.
Did you get a copy of the Sugarbutch Star Chapbook from me at the party? No? Well, you’re in luck there too, I still have some. They’re $10 each. Email me for more details, or donate $10 via the paypal link over on the sidebar and make a note that it’s for the Chapbook.
A couple of my favorite shots from the party:
Signing a calendar
Photo by Bevin from The FemmeCast: Queer Fat Femme Podcast Guide to Life
The Femme Conference 2008, taking place in Chicago in August, is put on by the Femme Collective. Take a look at their mission statement: Femme Collective is committed to creating conferences by Femmes, about Femmes, and for Femmes and their allies. We understand that Femme is more complex than just being a queer person who is feminine; it is a part of how we interact with and shape our world as queer academics, activists, artists, homemakers, parents, professionals, students, teachers, etc.
I really hope to attend the conference … we’ll see if I can make that happen. More information at femmecollective.com.
Here’s the press release:
Queer Femmes from all over the Globe to Gather for Conference
Femme 2008: The Architecture of Femme will take place August 15th-17th in Chicago
(CHICAGO, IL – JUNE 12, 2008) The Femme Collective proudly presents “Femme2008: The Architecture of Femme,” an international conference celebrating queer femininities August 15th through August 17th 2008 at the Chicago Wyndham O’Hare: 6810 N. Mannheim Rd. near O’Hare International Airport. The conference will feature three full days of programming, including keynotes, workshops, panels, performances and even a film festival. Regular registration is $75 through July 15th, 2008 and then registration will go up to $95 for late registration, which is open through the conference. Registration covers all of the conference events and can be made by going to www.femmecollective.com.