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QWOC+ Boston is a group that promotes diversity by creating and sustaining safe spaces for LGBT people of color in the Greater Boston area.
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QWOC Week ’10

Mark your calendars and get ready!

Register for 3RD ANNUAL QWOC WEEK (Aug 1st-8th) in Boston, MA  on Eventbrite

QWOC WEEK SCHEDULE

Friday July 30th @ 7PM
Feminist Fridays: (Afro)Feminists, Womanists, and Activists Connect

Co-hosted by New Wave – Young Boston Feminists and Fenway Women’s Health
CAPRICE LOUNGE | 275 Tremont Street, Boston MA
Cost: $10 | Facebook Event | Online Ticketing

Saturday July 31st @ 10AM-4PM
Mind, Body, and Soul Health Conference

Sponsored by Simmons Institute for Leadership and Change, The Network / La Red, Fenway Women’s Health, and Multicultural Aids Coalition
SIMMONS COLLEGE | 300 Fenway, Boston MA
Sliding: $5, Students attend for FREE | Facebook Event | Online Registration

Saturday July 31st @ 7PM-9PM
STRUT: Interactive Drag and Variety Show

Co-produced by In the Streets productions and Spectra Events
Featuring Sizzling Acts from BrownGirlBurlesque
EMERSON CABARET THEATER | 80 Boylston Street, Boston MA
Cost: $8 Online, $12 at the Door | Facebook Event | Online Ticketing

Sunday August 1st @ 3PM-7PM
“Old School Meets New School” T-Dance

Co-sponsored by Boston Black Women’s Health Institute and Sistah Insider/People-to-People
FLASH’S | 310 Stuart Street, Boston MA
Cost: FREE w/ Online Registration, $5 at the Door | Facebook Event

Monday August 2nd @ 6PM-9PM
OUT OF THE BOX: Media and Literary Artists Studio

In collaboration with Rising Voices Press
Featuring Readings from Uriah Bell, The Martinez Sisters, Letta Neely, and Vivek Shraya
Co-hosted by Somos Latinos and Massachusetts South Asian Lambda Association (MASALA)
ZUMIX | 260 Summer Street, East Boston MA
Cost: FREE | Facebook Event

Tuesday August 3rd @ 6:30PM-8:30PM
Diversity Speaks on Culture, Class and Cliques within LGBT Communities of Color

Co-hosted by Queer Asian Pacific Alliance (QAPA) and Massachusetts South Asian Lambda Association (MASALA)
YWCA | 7 Temple Street, Cambridge MA
Cost: FREE | Facebook Event

Tuesday August 3rd @ 10PM-1AM
QWOC Takeover of Bonafide Tuesdays

Presented by NU-LIFE DJs D’hana and Rizzla
ZUZU | 474 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA
Cost: FREE w/ Online Registration, $2 at the Door | Facebook Event

Wednesday August 4th @ 6PM-9PM
Activism and Karaoke: Sign Before You Sing!
Co-hosted by BlackandPink.org and Men of Color Creating Change (MOCCC)
CLUB CAFÉ | 209 Columbus Avenue, Boston MA
Cost: Donation to “Stand Up for Kids” Survivor Clothing and Supplies Drive | Facebook Event

Thursday August 5th
OUTSPOKEN: Queer People of Color Spoken Word and Live Music Showcase @ 7PM-10PM

Produced by Spectra Events
PRECINCT | 70 Union Square, Somerville MA
Facebook Event | Online Ticketing

Friday August 6th @ 7PM-10PM
Lights, Camera, Activism: QWOC Film Night

Co-presented by MIT Women’s and Gender Studies, Boston LGBT Film Festival, and Truth Serum/Cinemental
Feature Films: PARIAH and WHAT NOW?
STRATA CENTER | 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge MA
Cost: FREE | Facebook Event

Saturday August 7th @ NOON-4PM
Family Day at Stony Brook Park Featuring Youth Open Mic

Co-sponsored by Boston GLASS
STONY BROOK PARK | Jamaica Plain, MA
Cost: FREE, Bring Food for the Potluck Picnic | Facebook Event

Saturday August 7th @ 9PM-2AM
QWOC Week Blowout Party (and Fundraiser for DREAMActivist.org
)
Co-hosted by Men of Color Creating Change and Queer Women of Color and Friends
MANTRA | 52 Temple Place, Boston MA
Facebook Event | Online Ticketing

Sunday August 8th @ 11AM-2PM
Organizers Appreciation Brunch

Invite Only — For Collaborators, Performers, Organizers, and Volunteers
MASA | 439 Tremont Street, Boston MA
Cost: $20 (includes tip)

Week-Long Clothing Drive
Charity: Stand Up For Kids | Survivor Supplies, Tube Socks, and Underwear Drive

Collaborating Partner: Kappa Psi Kappa