Dyke March and Pride, June 9th and 10th, come join us!!!

June is here and we invite you join us at the Dyke March and Pride. hotpot! members, family, friends, and allies will all be marching together. Dyke March-June 9th Rally: 3pm at Kahn Park (11th and Pine streets) March: Step off promptly at 4pm Historically, dyke marches were started as a protest to the more mainstream,Continue reading “Dyke March and Pride, June 9th and 10th, come join us!!!”

Dyke March- June 9th

This time a year ago I remember reading emails from the listserv and posts on the blog about dyke march. I remember being nervous and hesistant to come out and meet total strangers. I worried about fitting in, about the fact that I hadn’t really been active in Philadelphia’s queer community or had any experienceContinue reading “Dyke March- June 9th”

LGBTQ Immigration Listening Forum- Join us on May 17th

On May 17th, hotpot! is sponsoring a listening forum in Philadelphia to highlight the often unheard stories of LGBTQ immigrants. Will you join us? Here are the details: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 from 6:30-9pm The Rotunda 4014 Walnut St., West Philadelphia https://www.facebook.com/events/365071936862197/ Speakers include LGBTQ Immigrants and service providers. We’ll have partners from local immigrationContinue reading “LGBTQ Immigration Listening Forum- Join us on May 17th”

Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference: Tara’s Crossing

As part of our work to spread information about notable events that we are involved in, I am proud to announce a play that will be performed during the Trans-Health Conference. It is a story about a transgender asylee and her struggles. hotpot! will be attending and participating in the talkback afterward to share ourContinue reading “Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference: Tara’s Crossing”

Draw the Circle – April 5th @ 8:00pm

hotpot! is excited to partner with the InterAct Theatre Company to support the world premiere of Draw The Circle, a one-person show by Deen! Deen is a Brooklyn-based, first generation South Asian writer, actor and activist. Please join hotpot! on Thursday April 5th at 8:00pm to see the play “Draw the Circle.” We’re  planning to facilitateContinue reading “Draw the Circle – April 5th @ 8:00pm”

March on Martin Luther King Day: Immigrant Communities Fight for Human Rights!

Monday, January 16, 2012 10:30am until 12:30pm Meet at Arch Street United Methodist Church (next to City Hall) 55 N. Broad Street As many of you know we’re revving back up our work around immigration in 2012 with the help of the Asian Mosaic Fund.  Therefore we thought a great way to start would be toContinue reading “March on Martin Luther King Day: Immigrant Communities Fight for Human Rights!”

Remember to join us at the last hotpot! potluck of 2011

Sun Dec 18, 5pm-7pm We are having a potluck for potluck’s sake! Our first in a long time with no “agenda.”  We’ll do intros and an ice breaker, secret santa for those who wanted to participate, and have conversation and crafts. Perhaps a spontaneous dance party will emerge! The sky’s the limit people! Bring yourContinue reading “Remember to join us at the last hotpot! potluck of 2011”