Many queer and trans people of color answer a resounding NO. Mainstream Pride festivals across the nation have widely been whitewashed and corporatized, in addition to their reliance on overwhelming police presence. Falling in line with that pattern of complicity and collusion with systemic oppression, Stonewall Columbus refused to condemn or hold the CPD accountable … Continue reading The first video in our #QTIPOCQueeries series – 🌈DO YOU FEEL COMFORTABLE ATTENDING MAINSTREAM PRIDE?🌈
Dora Santana is a black Brazilian trans woman warrior, scholar, activist, artist, story teller of experiences embodied in language and flesh. She holds a Master’s degree in African and African Diaspora Studies by the University of Texas at Austin where she is currently finishing her PhD. Her most recent work has just been published in … Continue reading ANNOUNCING OUR INVITED SPEAKER for Marsha P. Johnson Day on June 11th, DORA SANTANA!
When: Tuesday, June 5 at 6 PM - 9 PM Where: Columbus State Community College550 E Spring St, Columbus, Ohio 43215; Delaware Hall, Room 121. Co-presented by Columbus Black International Film Festival: Come out for a community screening of the the award-winning documentary MAJOR!, which chronicles the life-long activism of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy. The film will be followed by a … Continue reading Major! Film Screening & Panel
Join us for the Kickoff! When: Saturday, June 2 at 10 PM - 2 AM Where: The Summit (2210 summit street) It's summertime, we chillin in the sun (finally), and Community Pride is bout to JUMP OFF with four QTIPOC DJs from Columbus and Cleveland: adab, fana, a.s.l.princess, and noided.v Bring your best L👀KS and get it JUMPIN to … Continue reading The JUMP OFF! Kickoff Party
When: Thursday, May 31 at 8 PM - 10:30 PM Where: Awol Bar49 Parsons Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Pride month is coming up, and you know two things: you wanna start celebrating early, and you wanna support marginalized folks in the community. You've found the right event. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ LGBTQties Burlesque & Variety Show showcases local LGBTQ+ entertainers of color, … Continue reading LGBTQties Burlesque & Variety Show