Friday, June 14th 6-9 pm.
This event is FREE and open to all.
Bisexual Organizing Project - BOP will be facilitating a flag making art studio.
Join us for a free evening of readings, performances, and gallery conversations exploring LGBTQ+ identities and reflecting on the significance of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Co-curated by poet, politician, and transgender rights activist Andrea Jenkins.
Hear readings from the new anthology "Queer Voices: Poetry, Prose, and Pride" (MNHS Press, May 2019) by authors John Medeiros, Andrea Jenkins, Lisa Marie Brimmer, Anthony Ceballos, and Kimberly Brown. Enjoy pop-up activations in the galleries by performance artists. Take a tour of art in the collection that reflects the social and cultural constructions of gender, sexuality, and identity. Watch the film Stonewall Uprising, detailing the events surrounding the Stonewall riots in 1969, which marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement in the United States and around the world. Listen to music in the lobby, make art in the studios, add your story to a communal timeline with Telling Queer History and socialize with friends, new and old.
More info is available on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/373970643464285/
October 1 - 3, 2021
St Paul, MN
We hope you will join us for the BECAUSE Conference as it's never been before: a hybrid event of in-person and online workshops, speakers, and social events. With Zoom producers and experienced programming staff, we are developing a new way of experiencing BECAUSE while keeping all the engagement, support, and community that has been at the core of the conference for the last 29 years.
Build, serve and advocate for an empowered bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer, and unlabeled (bi+) community to promote social justice.
Within the next five years grow Bisexual Organizing Project (BOP) into a successfully-run Upper Midwest nonprofit organization with annual funding of $100,000 that provides community building, education, and advocacy for the bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer, and unlabeled (bi+) community and our allies.