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Meetup at WisCon 43

WisCon, May 24-27, is an annual feminist science fiction/fantasy/literature/media convention and this year's Guests of Honor are G. Willow Wilson and Charlie Jane Anders. Registrations start at $55 for adult memberships but single-day rates are also available. Many informative links at the IRL pages for 2018 and 2016. [more inside]
posted by brainwane on Apr 15, 2019 - 13 comments

WisCon 42

May 25-28, 2018: WisCon is an annual feminist science fiction/fantasy/literature/media convention and this year's Guests of Honor are Saladin Ahmed and Tananarive Due. WisCon features smart, funny conversations, interesting sessions you can sign up to participate in, great accessibility and affordability, and more; here's more on the environs, the con, the crowd, other attractions, etc. There are discussion panels, structured activities, parties and events, $1 childcare, gaming, readings, poetry, a dealer's room to buy stuff, a Con Suite with an array of snacks, a Member Assistance Fund for people who need financial help to attend, safer spaces for people of color and for trans/genderqueer people, and a dedicated Quiet Place where you can catch your breath and decompress. [more inside]
posted by brainwane on Feb 6, 2018 - 3 comments

The Future is Female Comedy Show in Toronto

Come out to a fun comedy show that's life-affirming, feminist, LGBTQ+, in AIR CONDITIONED BASEMENT, with some beer giveaways and other fun stuff? [more inside]
posted by SassHat on Aug 5, 2016 - 2 comments

WisCon 40

May 27-30: WisCon is a feminist scifi/fantasy convention celebrating its 40th year. This year's Guests of Honor are Sofia Samatar, Justine Larbalestier, and Nalo Hopkinson. There are discussion panels, structured activities, parties and events, $1 childcare, a Con Suite with an array of snacks, safer spaces for People of Color and for trans/genderqueer people, and a dedicated Quiet Place where you can catch your breath and decompress. In particular I'm working this year's Saturday night Tiptree Award charity auction - promises to be a fun show.
posted by brainwane on May 9, 2016 - 6 comments

Mallory Ortberg at All About Women 2016

Metafilter favourite Mallory Ortberg will be speaking on the "what needs to change" panel and in her own session "The Happy Feminist" at the All About Women festival at the Sydney Opera House on March 6. [more inside]
posted by lollusc on Dec 9, 2015 - 44 comments

Adacamp Montréal

Anyone heading to Montréal for Adacamp? [more inside]
posted by Sheydem-tants on Mar 21, 2015 - 0 comments

YKB 2015 - SF Bay Area

I am coproducing and performing a self-written piece for this year's Yoni Ki Baat, a theater performance inspired by the Vagina Monologues where all the content, cast, and crew are by or about South Asian women. [more inside]
posted by divabat on Mar 6, 2015 - 5 comments

Yoni Ki Baat - 10th Anniversary

Yoni Ki Baat, inspired by The Vagina Monologues, presents true stories by and about South Asian women talking about sexuality, gender, and womanhood as it intersects with race and culture. To celebrate 10 years in the Bay Area, this year's production will present selected work from past shows, covering topics from queer desire to infertility, body hair to facial hair, sex on a plane to sex in public, and much more - including a diatribe against Fair and Lovely. There are 2 evening productions on March 22nd and 23rd and a self-identified-women's only matinee on March 23rd. Tix are $15: partial proceeds go towards supporting organisations that help women and girls. [more inside]
posted by divabat on Feb 24, 2014 - 0 comments

Yoni Ki Baat

Yoni Ki Baat is a South Asian take on the Vagina Monologues that has been part of the Bay Area for nearly 10 years. The pieces, written by South Asians around the world, deal with various themes of gender, sexuality, and race - from sexual repression, to health and beauty concerns, to love and marriage. I am performing in this so I'd love to see you there! [more inside]
posted by divabat on Feb 13, 2013 - 0 comments

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