On May 18, 2017, Dot Nelson-Turnier passed away. Dot was the founder of NOLOSE. The Nolose board would like to honor Dot’s life and work, which has changed hundreds of lives. In the late 90s and early 2000s, Dot had the idea to get lesbian women who were doing fat justice and liberation work together… Continue reading » Honoring Dot Nelson-Turnier
Nolose is thrilled to announce our most recent grantees! Our team of community volunteers and Small Projects Across the Land committee members from the board recommended funding eight of the fourteen project applications after participating in a collaborative decision-making process, and the board approved their recommendation after review. Nolose has approved grants totaling $4,925 in… Continue reading » Nolose’s Regional Grantees!
Nolose is looking for an Accountant Admin starting at 5 hours a month! Fat people, Black and Indigenous people and people of color, trans people, queer and same gender loving and Two Spirit people, women, and disabled people are encouraged to apply. See the details of the job here, and send your resume and a brief… Continue reading » We’re Hiring!
Lovely fatlings and fighters for fat justice everywhere! Because November has been a rough month for–most of us, the Nolose board has decided to extend the deadline for applications to our regional grant program (“small projects across the land,” or SPAL) to 11:59PM Pacific standard time, Sunday, December 4. If you are working on a… Continue reading » Deadline for regional grant applications extended to December 4!
If you have a fabulous idea for building fat queer and trans community but need a financial jumpstart (or know someone who does), NOLOSE is ready to help. Small Projects Across the Land (SPAL) grants range from $100 to $1,000, and are designed to give a boost to folks marginalized within fat activist communities and… Continue reading » Get Funding for Your Project!
During the weekend of August 13-14, 2016. the Nolose Board of Directors held a board work retreat at CompassPoint Nonprofit Services (https://www.compasspoint.org) in Oakland, California. The goals of the work retreat were to: Build bonds among NOLOSE Board members Plan the next three years of NOLOSE’s focus and programming Map out organizational priorities, create benchmarks,… Continue reading » Board Retreat Report and Our Six Current Priorities
Glorious Nolose community! The Nolose Board is picking up steam! And we have three announcements. The first is that, since we completed the 2015 conference and subsequently lost several board members at the completion of their terms, the Board is not longer planning a 2016 national conference. The board is taking the next few months… Continue reading »
After the recent murders of 15 people at La Madame in Xalapa, Mexico, 49 more Latinx queer and trans people at Pulse Night Club, and 8 protesters in Oaxaca, and just after the one year anniversary of the mass shooting of 9 Black people in the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC as well as… Continue reading » Nolose Board statement of solidarity with victims of violence
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!