After the mass shooting of mostly Latinx queer and trans people at the Pulse night club in Orlando, the Nolose board asked Latinx, Black, Indigenous, and people of color members of our community if they would like to write anything to be posted to the Nolose website. Here are pieces that our community members asked… Continue reading » After Pulse
Nolose is THRILLED to announce that Lissette Cheng has been voted in as the newest member of the Board of Directors. Lissette, who’s located in New York City, is a long-time member of the Nolose community and brings skills and experience in administrative and financial management, marketing, publishing, customer service and logistics, as well as… Continue reading » Welcome Lissette!
Fabulous Nolosers, long-time and first-time, We are thrilled to welcome all of you, and we are very proud to welcome attendees of the first Black and Indigenous and People Of Color Day! Our conference theme this year is Wish and Ripen. It was chosen by the organizers of BIPOC Day, and was inspired by the… Continue reading » 10 Things You Need to Know Before the Nolose Conference
The Nolose fundraising committee is excited and delighted by the enthusiasm the community has shown in organizing a variety of FUNdraisers for our free, first-ever Black Indigenous and People of Color-only programming day on Friday September 4, 2015. Our community already had clothing sales, meals, art projects, and a mermaid birthday party, and more to… Continue reading » FUNdraising weekend kicked off our FUNdraising season!
ALL ABOARD THE NOLOSE TRACK-TRAIN! This year, programming will be organized around themed tracks, and we need conductors! Propose your conference track (or tell us about your half-formed track ideas so we can find you comrades to help lay down the rails)– BY MONDAY, MAY 25, AT MIDNIGHT Pacific Daylight Savings Time. At which point… Continue reading » ALL ABOARD: TRACKS!
Beloved fatties and friends! Calling all planners, organizers, movers, shakers, and enthusiastic volunteers: Nolose needs YOU to make our conference happen! As a volunteer-run organization, Nolose needs your help to make our events happen, and we want to hear your ideas and put your brilliance and energy to work for a superfantastic conference! Committee work… Continue reading » Conference Planning Committee Kickoff
What are you doing during the weekend of May 29-31, 2015? We sure hope you said, “Run or participate in a FUNdraiser for Nolose as part of our Coordinated FUNdraiser Event Weekend!” Our 2015 conference has been announced, and we are very excited that, for the first time in Nolose’s queerstory, Friday’s programming is by… Continue reading » Coordinated FUNdraiser weekend
The 2015 Nolose conference will be on September 4-6, at the newly renovated, more accessible Oakland Econolodge, in Oakland, CA, USA. The board is thrilled to announce that Friday will be a Black, indigenous, and people of color day, and we are committing to fundraise so that it can be free. We are also excited… Continue reading » 2015 Nolose Conference: Econolodge, Oakland, CA, September 4-6!
Hey NOLOSERS! Members of our community have met twice to talk about reviewing our Community Agreements. A summary of the meetings we have had follow. We’re excited for this process to be transparent and involve as many folks as possible. Conference call meetings are on the second Wednesday of every month, at 8 EST/5 PST.… Continue reading » Report back: Community Agreements review
We’ve been feeling the community’s excitement about the upcoming Nolose conference and are working behind the scenes to be able to announce the dates and venue for Nolose 2015 in Oakland shortly. Please stay tuned to the Nolose blog, Facebook, and email listserv for some really big and exciting news about the Nolose 2015 conference!… Continue reading » So close to finalizing the 2015 conference dates!