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Lesbians And Queers Of Colour To Take Over New Orleans For Legendary Weekend

Being LGBT+ and being black has its struggles. For Imani Grant and Mary Fuller something had to be done. That’s why they created ‘The Weekend Soiree’. To create a safe place and celebrate LGBT+ women of color. 

 

“This year’s retreat, “Bedlam in the Big Easy,” descends on New Orleans from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3.  The retreat boasts more than 50 activities, nine signature events and countless surprises”, reports ‘Rolling Out’.

 

“The combination of daytime workshops and thoughtful evening social experiences provide a multidimensional experience. Myriad workshops cover topics that impact the multidimensional queer womxn. A sample of the workshops includes “Unpacking Religious Baggage,” “Family Planning Panel,” “Letters to our Masculinity” and “The Feminine of Center Experience”, the article continues.

 

For more information, visit www.theweekendsoiree.com or @theweekendsoiree on Instagram.

 

 

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