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PRIDE 2017

Holly Mason

It is a tradition dating back to 1970, with the nation’s first Pride Parade in honor of the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Here in June of 2017, there will be weeks filled with events and parades commencing around the nation in support of the LGBTQIA+ community. Be sure to check out the Pride events happening in your area (all cities are listed in this calendar).

To …

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Blog,Creative Work

After Hours: Social Rituals

Christina Girardi

Girardi explores the visual and social subjects of the bar through drawings done on site and photographs taken from nights out, happy hours, or simply among the gathering of friends at local bars. Through these drawings, Girardi attempts to mimic and recollect setting, sound, blocks of color, and interaction of the aesthetics surrounding these memories created through the social habits of today’s young urban population.

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StS Reading Benefiting Trans Women of Color Collective in D.C.

Holly Mason

February 12, 2017, 2:00pm
The Potter’s House
1658 Columbia Rd NW
Washington D.C. 20009
$5 suggested donation

Join So to Speak for an afternoon of reading to benefit  The Trans Women of Color Collective.  TWOCC is an organization, located in Washington D.C., dedicated to uplifting the narratives, leadership, and lived experiences of trans people of color. They are a grass-roots funded global initiative created to offer opportunities for trans …

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Fall For The Book 2016

Madeleine Wattenberg

September 25th- 30th is the 18th annual  Fall For the Book Festival!

Since 1999, George Mason University and the City of Fairfax have collaborated on this festival to celebrate an array of writers with an eye toward strengthening ties between the literary and local communities. This year’s guests include poets Dana Levin, Natalie Diaz, Oliver Bendorf and fiction authors Lauren Groff, Sandra Cisneros, and …

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Speaking With DC Artist Jane Claire Remick

Holly Mason

JCR: It’s really important for me to work not just with Feminist ideas, but within the structure of the arts community and art ecology. In DC I’m super lucky to be able to work almost exclusively with other people who also identify as women, non-binary, and queer people. I’m very very lucky I think. It’s not “cool” in this century to be militant, but I’m pretty militant—if I know a gallery is showing 80% cis male white men, I don’t want to go there, I don’t want to work with them. I’m trying to figure out professionally when or if it’s worth it to make those compromises.

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