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Episode 15:  What Does it Mean to be an Ally?

Gendercast Episode 15:  What Does it Mean to be an Ally?  Interview with Debbie Carlsen, Director of LGBTQ Allyship

"Allyship is about growth...and humanizing each other" [from Debbie's interview]

Join us for an important interview with Debbie Carlsen, founder and Director of LGBTQ Allyship; a Seattle-based non-profit organization focused on organizing around social and econnomic justice issues facing the LGBTQ community.  Debbie discusses the mission of Allyship, which is that all oppressions are interconnected and there is a possibility of a world free of oppression and the liberation of all people.  Debbie has been organizing in Seattle since 1995 and talks about allyship as "a lifelong learning cycle of learning about others' perspectives" and hopes to organize deeper in coalition with other communities. Sean also interviews Seattle's own Ruby Rouge the producer of Pink Taco which takes place every first Tuesday at the Wildrose.

Links/Event Links

Pink Taco! - the next event on October 4, 2011 at the Wildrose bar in Seattle at 9pm

Allyship's A Case for Queer Medicine/ Last Queerly Classed Discussion Series is October 5, 2011, more info on the facebook event here

Theproducerscollective Seattle is putting on the  Queer It Yourself: Be It, Do It, Make It Conference on October 8, 2011 from 10 am to 5 pm.  Then that evening they are hosting two queer variety shows as part of the conference (7pm and 9pm), facebook event here

The Grammy U Kick Off Power Mixer at the Vera Project in Seattle is October 6, 2011 at 6 pm

The big queer kickball tournament, Dirtyfall Quickball, benefitting Reteaching Gender and Sexuality is Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 11 am at Seattle University, see the Gendercast team and come to the event!

The Seattle premiere of the film Heart Breaks Open is Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 7:15 pm at the Egyptian, tickets here

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