All Nolose conference attendees are expected to read and abide by the Nolose Community Agreements at all times during the conference. While personal safety is always first and foremost a personal responsibility, the Nolose community is committed to working to prioritize safety in Nolose conference spaces, particularly the safety of survivors attending the Nolose conference.… Continue reading » Survivor Safety at the Conference
Do you have fat, fabulous, queer goods for sale? That’s fantastic, because we we just happen to be expecting nearly 200 fabulous fatties in one space who would be delighted to check out your wares. Where? Why, Nolose 2015 in Oakland, CA on September 4-6, 2015, of course! While attendees can vend at any time… Continue reading » Vending at NOLOSE 2015
NOLOSE organizers have been hard at work pulling together a fantastic line-up of food, workshops, and entertainment for this year’s conference. With early bird registration closing TONIGHT (Monday, August 10), we wanted to make sure you had as much information as possible to help anyone on the fence in deciding to attend. So, here’s what… Continue reading » Workshops, Food, Entertainment and More at NOLOSE 2015!!
Hey fabulous fatties!! Nolose 2015 in Oakland, CA is LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY!! Early bird registration has been extended through the weekend, but will close this MONDAY, AUGUST 10. After that point, registration for Saturday and Sunday will rise from from $155 to 205. Registration for Friday’s BIPOC Day will remain free and open… Continue reading » Early Bird Registration Is Closing on MONDAY, AUGUST 10!
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