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Queering Femininity: A National Femme Conference 5/27-30, 2005
by Queering Femininity
Wednesday Jan 26th, 2005 9:35 PM
The conference will be held on Memorial Day Weekend, May 27 – 30th, 2005. Queering Femininity is a national conference to explore and celebrate the many ways queers consciously construct femininity.
What
Queering Femininity is a national conference to explore and celebrate the many ways queers consciously construct femininity. The conference will offer a variety of presentations and workshops addressing aspects of living as queer and feminine, and the complex challenges we face in building and sustaining community.

Who
Queering Femininity is open to anyone. The programming is focused primarily on the lives of feminine-identified people in relation to queer, lesbian, bisexual, dyke, and trans communities. Whether you identify as femme, feminine, female or queer, are part of a queer community because of the people you love, or are simply questioning the role of femininity in your life, this conference is for you. Queering Femininity is a trans-friendly event.

When
The conference will be held on Memorial Day Weekend, May 27 – 30th, 2005. There will be three days of workshops, panels, and caucuses, along with a vendor fair and art exhibit. Evening events will include a cabaret, all-ages dance, spoken word performance, and a play party. Evening events are open to the general public and have separate cover charges, with discounts for registered conference attendees. One-day passes are available for daytime programming, but we recommend attending all three days (and nights) if possible.

Where
Queering Femininity will be held at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center, 800 Convention Place (8th & Pike St) in Seattle, Washington. The Convention Center is centrally located in downtown Seattle, and within walking distance of Capitol Hill, Seattle’s queerest neighborhood. Many, many queer-friendly restaurants, shops, and bars are easily accessed from the conference location.

Why
The conference will present opportunities for us to share information, network, support one another, and challenge ourselves as we recognize and negotiate the impacts of gender, age, class, race, etc. on our lives and communities.

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