A History and Art EXHIBIT... that evokes the spirit of lesbian & queer Activism and Organizing in '90s L.A. and WeHo. A #90sFlashback ... Avengers! Arrests! Street Resistance! Sexy Clubs! Bars & Zines! Queer Bands & Performance! Plus inspiration for the Resistance now.
EVENTS & HOURS:
* June 2, 7-9pm - OPENING NIGHT! https://www.facebook.com/events/1437733836249665/?ref=br_rs
* June 4, 2-4pm - Sunday Reception
* June 14, 7pm - Panel Discussion : Grassroots Organizers Tell All!:
**VISIT the exhibit: June WEEKENDS -- Open Fridays 6pm - 9:30pm, Saturdays & Sundays 1pm - 6pm.
Closed on LA Pride weekend (June 9-11) due to Pride logistics.
* June 30 - Closing night!
>> See the stories, protest signs & stickers, the L.A. places & spaces we hung out, the queer performances & zines that we made. :: LTWOF... features the Lesbian Avengers 25th Anniversary Exhibit ... & tales of L.A. queer women -- from ACT UP LA, Queer Nation LA & the LA Dyke March, to untold histories of local lesbian, bisexual, and transgender groups like United Lesbians of African Heritage (ULOAH), Los Angeles Asian Pacific Islander Sisters (LAAPIS), Lesbianas Unidas (LU), Bi-Net, Transgender Menace ++ ... that created community & inspired a new generation of queer women activists to RECLAIM THE UNIVERSE
>> From protest and street activism to grassroots community groups, '90s activism in L.A. reflected the energy of the decade: massive dyke visibility marches, public kiss-ins and declarations of "we recruit!" ... 2017 marks two big anniversaries: 24 years since the historic National Dyke March in DC & the Lesbian Avengers 25th. These two events inspired national activist efforts & a legacy of Dyke Marches across the country - giving renewed public visibility to lesbians and queer women and calling attention to our issues and contributions in American political life and culture.
**#LTWOF #Lez90s exhibit created by: former members of these activist & community groups and other volunteers, in conjunction with June Mazer Lesbian Archives & @LEX - The Lesbian Exploratory**
**THIS EXHIBIT IS PRESENTED as part of the City of West Hollywood's One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival, which takes place from Harvey Milk Day (May 22) through the end of June Pride month. For more info and to see a full roster of events please visit www.weho.org/pride or follow on social media @WeHoArts. WeHo Arts**