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OPTIONZ: 4th Annual Multicultural Pride Party from Queer Women of Color and Friends
OPTIONZ is an annual diversity-conscious, trans-inclusive, bi-friendly, open-to-all Pride party brought to you by Queer Women of Color and Friends (QWOC+ Boston) in conjunction with the Boston Pride Committee and co-hosted by MadFemmePride each year.
Thursday June 10th
275 Tremont Street
Boston MA 02116
9PM-10PM Social-Networking and Speed-Friending with QWOC+ and MFP
10PM-2AM Boston’s International DJ Pup Dawg, spins the best of World, Reggae, R&B, Hip-Hop, Latin, and Top 40
*All proceeds will be used to put on QWOC Week (Aug 1st-8th, 2010)*
*This event is Open to ALL.*
ROOTS: Dance for LGBT Human Rights in Africa
presented by Spectra Events, Queer Women of Color and Friends, and Boston SPYCE
DID YOU KNOW?
In Africa, DANCE is an expression of PRIDE.
In Africa, DANCE invigorates and sustains the SPIRIT and LIVELIHOOD of many cultures.
In Africa, DANCE unites people in SOLIDARITY and summons forth RESISTANCE.
In Africa, DANCE is used as a CALL TO BRETHREN, neighboring villages, ALLIES, spirits who have passed, ancestors, and gods…
In Africa, DANCE EMPOWERS and UNITES ENTIRE COMMUNITIES in times of celebration…
… and of need.
THIS PRIDE SEASON, please join us for… A PRIDE EVENT **WITH AN INTERNATIONAL TWIST**
Saturday June 12th
All Asia Bar
334 Massachusetts Avenue
7-9PM Head over to Cambridge after the pride parade and the ESME Block party to join the movement (literally); there will be NO lines (if you get there early)
9PM onwards Get down to DJ Bruno and DJ Rizzla spinning west african rhythms, afrobeat, international house, soca, reggae, and hiphop.
**A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the “International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission” — an organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.**
PRIDE IS A PRIVILEGE. Let’s Use Ours to Support Global Equality.