Peterson Toscano at the Rainbow Center
March 29, 2010 - 7PM
The Rainbow Center
741 St Helens Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402
Laura Brewer at email@example.com
Come meet Peterson Toscano, join in discussion and see part of the some of his monologues.
Peterson Toscano is a theatrical performance activist using comedy and storytelling to address social justice concerns. Since 2003 he has traveled in North American, Europe, and Africa performing in diverse venues and speaking in the media. Throughout his career as a theatrical performance activist, Peterson has used storytelling as his primary tool to educate and instigate broader understandings of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. He also has raised questions about the intersection of faith and sexuality.
Check out Peterson's website at www.petersontoscano.com
Reading of Tacoma Mayor's Proclamation for Mr. & Mrs. Gay WA Pageant
The Imperial Sovereign Court of Tacoma and the Rainbow Center invites you to a first time event in Tacoma.
The Mayor of Tacoma, Mayor Marilyn Strickland has granted a "PROCLAMATION" for the 40th Annual Mr., Miss and Ms Gay Washington Pageant. Mayor Marilyn Strickland will be reading and presenting this "PROCLAMATION".
This will happen in front of the entire City Council, prior to the Council starting their meeting.
Mayor Strickland has asked for The Imperial Sovereign Court of Tacoma, Diamond Empire of the Cascades to attend in "FULL DRAG AND FULL REGALIA" for the reading of this "PROCLAMATION". The event will last around 20 min at the most.
We are asking to have full representation of our vast community representing all Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersexed, Questioning/Queer and Allied Individuals.
March 30, 2010 - 5PM
City Council Chambers
Tacoma Municipal Building
747 Market Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
Transfigurations by Peterson Toscano
Peterson?fs performances at UPS are part of the artist in residence program. He will spend a week on campus connecting with students through performances, workshops, informal meetings, classroom instruction and more. This performance is part of International Day of Transgender Visibility.
March 31, 2010
University of Puget Sound
Schneedbeck Concert Hall
Free to Puget Sound students, staff, and faculty.
$5.00 for community members.
Tickets available by calling (253) 879-3100 or from the Wheelock Student Center.
This event is sponsored by the Chism Visiting Scholar fund; Multicultural Student Services; Spirituality, Services and Social Justice Center; and the Religion Department.
You're invited to become a Believe Out Loud Disciple (BOLD) in your community.
This year’s BOLD campaign seeks to gather Reconciling United Methodists (RUMs) across the country to Believe Out Loud…to tell our stories, to become Believe Out Loud Disciples.
By sharing our stories of why we are Reconciling United Methodists we can exponentially grow our movement!
BOLD teams who are trained in Seattle will be helping to share these stories and to sign up new RUMs.
When: April 10, 2010 - 10AM-4PM
Where: Wallingford United Methodist Church
2115 North 42nd Street, Seattle, Wa 98103
(click for directions to Wallingford UMC)
Who is Invited:
BOLD is looking for anyone with a passion for inclusion in the United Methodist Church. We will beforming teams in all areas of the state. We especially invite those from areas where are few reconciling congregations.
RSVP by: April 1st
Printable Registration Form [PDF, 1-per-page]
Save The Date Card [PDF]
Printable Registration Forms [PDF, 3-per-page]
Invitation Letter [PDF]
Bulletin Insert (includes registration form) [coming soon]
Poster [coming soon]
For more information about BOLD, click here.
||The Pacific Northwest Reconciling Ministries Network is an affiliate of the national Reconciling Ministries Network, a national grassroots organization that exists to enable full participation of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities in the life of the United Methodist Church, both in policy and practice.