We are family – celebrating cultural roots

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Date(s) - 10/03/2018
14:00 - 19:00

Lloyd Hotel


To celebrate International Women’s Day several oragnizations have come together to put together a special event for and by bicultural lesbian, bisexual and transgender women. These organizations are Pink Melanin, Maruf, Daughters of Ivory, PROUD, Mil Colores, Aswat Elhuria and UGOM (Uganda Gay on Move).

Theme of this event is ‘cultural roots’. With sharing special stories and in workshops the organizations have put together a varied program. In this program the focus is on how ethnicity, religion, skin color, social class, tradition, sexual preference and/or gender identity shape each individual lesbian, bisexual or transgender woman.

We are Family – programma

  • 2PM doors open and music by DJ Jasmine Perez
  • 2.30PM uur words of welcome
  • 2.40PM uur opening by day presenter Dounia Jari
  • 2.45PM uur inspirational talk by Twie Tjoa (Mil Colores)
  • 3.10PM uur panel debate witha Twie Tjoa, Souad Boumedien (Aswat Elhuria), Dinah Bons (PROUD) and Naomie Pieter (Daughters of Ivory)
  • 3.45PM uur performance by Tabulae Rasae
  • 4PM uur first round of workshops: cultural roots, runway Amber Vineyard, networking
  • 4.45PM uur second round of workshops (same subjects)
  • 5.30PM uur feedback from the workshops
  • 6PM uur performance by House of Vineyard
  • 6.15PM uur closing drinks, bytes and networking; music by DJ Jasmine Perez
  • 7PM uur end

The event is free, but because of the catering the organizers prefer you to let them know if you will attend. You can send a mail to chris@connectingdifferences.nl

We Are Family poster

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