Howdy folks! Diana Lu just alerted me about these cool articles and radio show coming tomorrow morning at 10am so if you have time, check out what she has to say down below! ———————————————————————————————————– Hi folks, One of our reporters (Jake Blumgart) at PlanPhilly wrote a piece about the parallels between the current refugee crisisContinue reading “Cool articles and radio show tomorrow morning folks!”
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Feelings After Creating Change 2017 and Review
#creatingchange2017 #rawfeelings #unedited #fuckgrammar This year of Creating Change is my third and unlike the previous two conferences, I went in with a very unfocused and very busy mindset because this year it happened to be held in Philly, my lovely city and I had to work and take care of my home and myContinue reading “Feelings After Creating Change 2017 and Review”
Protect yourselves before Trump takes office – 15 more days left!!!
Hello folks!! hotpot! Philly’s partner organization, NQAPIA (National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance), did a little update on their blog that you can check out. Here is the link. This is very useful, particularly if you’re Transgender LGBT APIs to apply or renew passport, young undocumented immigrants to renew DACA, LGBT Immigrants seeking Asylum, LGBT APIs with children, etc.Continue reading “Protect yourselves before Trump takes office – 15 more days left!!!”
Event for November 26th, Bali to Bala 20th Anniversary Celebration, Dec 2nd Free Queer/Trans Indonesian movie
Hi Folks! My friend, Sinta Penyami, owner of Modero dance group and Indonesian traditional dancer will be performing at this event on November 26th at our other friend’s store called Bali to Bala in Germantown. Ticket is $20 per person. Some more details you can find in the attachments including a movie poster and picturesContinue reading “Event for November 26th, Bali to Bala 20th Anniversary Celebration, Dec 2nd Free Queer/Trans Indonesian movie”
Join Task Force for Philly Queering Racial Justice Institute Sep 10 !!
Hi hotpot and allies!! Want to expand your organizing skills in an environment dedicated to racial justice and LGBTQ identity? Join the National LGBTQ Task Force in Philadelphia Saturday, September 10 for their Queering Racial Justice Institute! The day will include storytelling and skill-building for LGBTQ and ally people of color and white folks who want to build theirContinue reading “Join Task Force for Philly Queering Racial Justice Institute Sep 10 !!”
December 17th SWOP PHILLY: International Day to End the Violence Against Sex Workers
SWOP PHILLY is having an event, the International Day to End the Violence Against Sex Workers, on December 17th at William Way. There will be a movie screening and some refreshments. You are all invited to come! Please see the flyer below for more information.
Come and hang out with hotpot! at the Lantern Moon Festival on September 7th!!!
Folks, hotpot! is co-sponsoring and will be tabling at the Lantern Moon Festival on September 7th! The event starts from 10 am until 10pm. We would be located near the stage on the North of 5th Street of Washington Avenue. Below is a little info of what the Festival is gonna be like. The Lantern Moon FestivalContinue reading “Come and hang out with hotpot! at the Lantern Moon Festival on September 7th!!!”
Recap: Jan 31st LGBTQ Immigration Event
Hello friends, Did you make it to our 3rd LGBTQ Immigrant Rights Community Forum on January 31st? We held it at the William Way Center and over 80+ attended. We were moved by narrative stories of LGBTQ newcomers to Philadelphia. Conversations were layered and we debated things like how we might want something now, butContinue reading “Recap: Jan 31st LGBTQ Immigration Event”
November Community Meeting at William Way Center
This past Thursday, hotpot! had our second community meeting, which was attended by diverse community members. The meeting was to discuss and plan our upcoming LGBTQ Immigration Forum. The group was divided into 2 teams: one to plan the forum, and the other to design the Welcoming Guide for Queer Immigrants. The forum planning teamContinue reading “November Community Meeting at William Way Center”
Invitation! October 25, planning meeting
Hello hotpot!, friends, and community partners, I cordially invite you to hotpot!’s Queer Immigrant Rights Panel Discussion (second iteration this year) and Newcomers’ Resource Guide to Philadelphia Planning Meeting. My vision is that we come together at the William Way Center to think through the creative and logistical details for this Panel Discussion that weContinue reading “Invitation! October 25, planning meeting”