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Announcement :: Gender : GLBT/Queer : Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : Race
ROOTS: Dance for LGBT Human Rights in Africa
07 Jun 2010
PRIDE IS A PRIVILEGE. Let's Use Ours to Support Global Equality.
DANCE. LIVE. FREE. IN SOLIDARITY with the AFRICAN LGBT HUMAN RIGHTS MOVEMENT.
presented by Spectra Events, Queer Women of Color and Friends
Proudly co-sponsored by Boston SPYCE

DID YOU KNOW?

In Africa, DANCE is an expression of PRIDE.
In Africa, DANCE invigorates and sustains the SPIRIT and LIVELIHOOD of many cultures.
In Africa, DANCE unites people in SOLIDARITY and summons forth RESISTANCE.
In Africa, DANCE is used as a CALL TO BRETHREN, neighboring villages, ALLIES, spirits who have passed, ancestors, and gods...
In Africa, DANCE EMPOWERS and UNITES ENTIRE COMMUNITIES in times of celebration...
... and of need.

THIS PRIDE SEASON, please join us for... A PRIDE EVENT **WITH AN INTERNATIONAL TWIST**

Saturday June 12th
All Asia Bar
334 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA
http://rootsfundraiser.eventbrite.com/

7-9PM Head over to Cambridge after the pride parade and the ESME Block party to join the movement (literally); there will be NO lines (if you get there early)
9PM onwards Get down to DJ Bruno and DJ Rizzla spinning west african rhythms, afrobeat, international house, soca, reggae, and hiphop.

Ticketing: http://rootsfundraiser.eventbrite.com/

*A portion of the proceeds from this all-evening musical performance and dance celebration will be donated to the "International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission" -- an organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.**

PRIDE IS A PRIVILEGE. Let's Use Ours to Support Global Equality.
DANCE. LIVE. FREE. IN SOLIDARITY with the AFRICAN LGBT HUMAN RIGHTS MOVEMENT.
See also:
http://rootsfundraiser.eventbrite.com/
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=117406291621463&ref=ts

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