Spoonie Pleasure Showcase 19+
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About The Event
Spoonie Pleasure Showcase
About the event: The Spoonie Pleasure Showcase is an afternoon of magic, celebration, and community uplifting for disabled and/or neurodivergent people! This is a space where we can show off what brings us pleasure - in its many forms - we can be creative, funny, political, musical, erotic and so much more!
Disabled and/or neurodivergent artists/community members/performers are often pushed out to the margins because our needs are not centered in the making of events. The Spoonie Pleasure Showcase is a political act because we are carving out space for disabled and/or neurodivergent stories.
If you are interested in reading more about spoons and the spoon theory here are some links you can check out: https://butyoudontlooksick.com/articles/written-by-christine/the-spoon-theory/
Acknowledgement of the Territories: This event will be held on the ancestral homelands of the Lkwungen people. This space is is meant to center disabled and/or neurodivergent people and that means especially 2 Spirit, indigiqueer, indigenous, metis and inuit disabled and/or neurodivergent people. It's important to understand how colonialism and ableism go hand in hand, and how they both impose impossible expextations on people and create otherness.
Safer Spaces: By hosting this event the hope is to foster a space that is safe(r), this means it is all of our responsibilities to work to make it anti-racist; anti-trans-misogynistic & anti-trans-antagonistic, anti-colonial, anti-ableist, anti-whore-antagonistic, and anti-fat-antagonistic. There will be some lovely people volunteering as safer spaces people throughout the event. This means that if you are feeling unsafe/are in need of support they are here for you.
Announcements about how to identify safers spaces volunteers will happen closer to the event.
Food and Beverages: -If it's within your scope please consider bringing a nut free snack to share with all ingredients typed out in ariel at 14
- there will be a treat table with lots of gluten free dairy free nut free snacks!
Cost and Where the Money $$ Goes: Tickets will be sliding scale $0-$25, please think about what you can afford and how you operate in this space. Money from tickets will go towards performers and if there is money left over being able to put on a future event!
Tickets available on eventbrite soon!
Fundraiser: Hey Peeps, My name is Nathan Moss a disabled person who resides in uncededed Lkungen territories in so called 'victoria.' I'm an anarchist and an anti-poverty activist. Therefore, aside from daily needs a new van is imperative. I'm committed to keeping my carbon footprint low and not abusing my privilege with my new vehicle. Thank you so much, Love y'all Nathan Moss
Link to Nathans fundraiser: https://www.gofundme.com/f/ayu8uavj?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet
Accessibility Info: More info coming soon!
-A venue has not been determined as of yet, however we will be prioritizing accessibility in making this decision and as soon as a venue is decided accessibility information will be posted, this will ideally be done a month before the event so that people can make plans accordingly!
-This is a scent free event, meaning please use fragrance/scent free products and/or refrain from wearing your scented products. if you have questions or need support please message Orillia or email email@example.com and here is a link to an article about going scent free to check out: http://brownstargirl.org/fragrance-free-femme-of-colour-genius/
- There will be bus tickets made available
- Hoping to have ASL interpreters and will confirm once thats a thing
- There will be some camping chairs and couches
- 19+ no minors as there will be sexually explicit performances, please bring ID to enter
Get Involved: If you or a group youre with are interested in performing or tabling (limited tabling spaces up to 5) please fb message Orillia Gail or email firstname.lastname@example.org