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January Monthly Meeting 1/23

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Happy new year!!!! We’re back from our hiatus and the holidays and ready to get things moving and build with folks. *This meeting is for Black LGBTQIA+ folks only*

Wednesday, January 23rd

6-8pm

Parsons Library (1113 Parsons Ave)

Please message us directly if you need accommodations such as ASL interpretation or childcare so we can best provide them.

At our first meeting of the year, we’ll be talking about:
– Teams and organizational structure
– Plans for our activist training series for Black queer and trans folks
– Plans for the year (including Community Pride) and more!

All Black queer and trans folks are welcome to come to BQIC meetings whether or not you’ve come to our meetings or event before. Bring a friend and let’s get building together towards liberation for all Black queer and trans folks.

Facebook event link here!

Spoken word is back!

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Come out and share your poems, songs, monologues, inner musings, good encounters, bad days etc. on the mic!

Tuesday, January 22nd

8-10pm

Art Outside the Lines (485 E Livingston Ave)

Entry is a $5 suggested donation! We will have alcohol, beer, and snacks for suggested donations, too! Please consider donating art supplies to Art Outside the Lines which is a great art program for people with disabilities.

We will have the lovely Monaé Jae to MC the event and DJ Zewmageddon (Sarah Mamo) spinnin sounds for the night!

Facebook event link here!

Trans Prisoner Day of Action and Solidarity in Cincinatti

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Please join us for Trans Prisoner Day of Action and Solidarity in Cincinnati, Ohio! (Artwork by Art Twink. Find more at https://www.tdor.co)

Saturday, January 26th

4-7pm

3117 Warsaw Ave, Cincinatti OH

Here is more info about the national call:
https://transprisoners.wordpress.com/about/

Black and Pink SWOhio, Free Cincinnati Coalition and Black Queer Intersectional Collective and other orgs plus just awesome people are converging to host this event to bring awareness and support to trans prisoners in Ohio. There will be a Trans Performance Showcase. Elle Hearns (national organizer with the Movement for Black Lives and Get Equal as well as the Trans Women of Color Collective) will be speaking. We will screen Major https://www.missmajorfilm.com/ and we will have a panel of prison abolitionist activists to answer questions about how folks in Ohio can plug into this very much needed work.

Light refreshments and postcards to send to queer and trans prisoners in Ohio will be provided. Please join us!

Facebook event link here!