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Trans & Gender Equity in the YLP

June 26 @ 6:30 pm

Trans & Gender Equity in the YLP

June 26th, 6:30 pm  
Loisaida Center, 710 E 9th St & Ave C

Join us for two intersecting conversations on:

6:30pm  Revolution within the Revolution: Herstories of the Lords Party Women’s Union

Advocating for the total liberation of women, The Young Lords Women Union produced its own groundbreaking newspaper, La Luchadora, that addressed the specific socio-racial oppressions confronting Afro/Latinx women. Join Young Lords members Iris Morales and Gloria Rodriguez to discuss the platform and activism of the Young Lords Party Women’s Union and the Latinx feminist philosphy: Mujerismo.  Moderated by Johanna Fernandez, PhD.

7:45pm  Sylvia Rivera: the fusing catalyst

Sylvia Rivera was a Young Lords Party member (LES chapter) who was also an active voice and presence in the LGBTQ activism at the time of the Stonewall Riots. A native of the Bronx, Rivera was an icon of NYC’s transgender community, a member of GAA (Gay Activist Alliance) and GLF (Gay Liberation Front), and  founder of STAR (Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries). Luis Carle, one of our participating artists and friends with Sylvia, has been documenting Borciua LGBTQ activism since the early 1980’s, and will join Anthony Rosado to discuss Rivera’s importance to their work, joined by Loisaida activist Juanita Ramos, co-founder of Comite Homosexual Latinoamericano. Moderated by Charles Rice-Gonzales, writer, long-time Bronx LGBT activist, co-founder of The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!).

This is a public program associated with Pasado Y Presente: Art after the Young Lords exhibition produced by Loisaida Center with the support of the Nathan Cummings Foundation.


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Date:
June 26
Time:
6:30 pm
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Loisaida Center
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(646) 757-0522
Website:
www.loisaida.org

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Loisaida Center
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Phone:
(646) 757-0522
Website:
www.loisaida.org