Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Gender JUST to Hold Art Show/ Fundraiser This Friday

GqC will be present this Friday to support the organizing efforts of Gender JUST!

Gender JUST is a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and multi-generational grassroots organization of LGBTQA young people, LGBTQA people of color, and LGBTQ grassroots folks developing leadership and building power through organizing.

Read their press release below:

“WITHIN THE BODY” Art Show and Fundraiser for Gender JUST!

This week, Gender JUST in partnership with emerging queer and trans artists, will hold an event you WON’T WANT TO MISS!

"Within the Body " Art Show and Fundraiser for Gender JUST will take place on November 6th, at the Artist of East Bank building at the edge of the Bridgeport art community. Performance art, installation, music, and two-dimensional pieces from emerging artists will be showcased. "Within the Body" hopes to shed geographic and visual expectations from traditional gallery shows.

Pieces will be available for auction from each visual artist. Proceeds will benefit Gender JUST.

Artist of Eastbank
1200 W 35th St (at Racine Ave)
Chicago , Illinois 60609

*NOTE: Several performance art pieces contain nudity and potentially offensive language. Please be advised.

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