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February 2015

HIV CURE RESEARCH 101

February 21, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Seattle Public Library Downtown, 1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

3 FREE CLASSES on the latest research into a CURE FOR HIV SCIENTISTS + ACTIVISTS + EDUCATORS MAKING THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE SEARCH FOR AN HIV CURE ACCESSIBLE TO EVERYBODY** 3 PM – INTRO TO HIV CURE RESEARCH 4 PM – CHALLENGES TO CURING HIV IN CHILDREN 5 PM – CAN GENE THERAPY CURE HIV? **because it's gonna take EVERYBODY to help us find a cure for HIV HIV CURE RESEARCH 101: MAKING THE SCIENCE ACCESSIBLE Join us for three…

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May 2016

Transgender Children’s Book Reading with Local Author Tobi Hill-Meyer

May 21, 2016 @ 11:00 am
Seattle Public Library Downtown, 1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Join local author and Gender Justice League board chair, Tobi Hill-Meyer, as she reads from her children's book - A Princess of Great Daring - which follows a young transgender girl's daring adventures with her friends. "When Jamie is ready to tell people that she's really a girl inside, she becomes a princess of great daring in a game she plays with her best friends to gather her courage. She's pleased (but not surprised) that her questing friends turn out…

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November 2018

Mimi Pond & Rina Ayuyang at SPL (with Clyde Petersen)

November 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Seattle Public Library Downtown, 1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Join us for a lively conversation with acclaimed cartoonists Mimi Pond (Over Easy, The Customer Is Always Wrong) and Rina Ayuyang (Blame This On The Boogie) as they talk about their work, favorite movies, old Hollywood, and more (with slideshow and clips)! Conversation led by Seattle's most prolific artist Clyde Petersen. FREE! Time for book signing at the end- bring your books or buy them there! This event is in conjunction with the Short Run Comix & Arts Festival, taking…

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Panel Discussion: Female & LGBTQIA+ Participation In Theater

November 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Seattle Public Library Downtown, 1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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JOIN A CONVERSATION ON FEMALE & LGBTQIA+ ACTORS IN SEATTLE THEATER ON NOV. 20 The Seattle Public Library and Mistresspiece Theater are hosting a panel discussion to discuss female and LGBTQIA+ participation in Seattle theater from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1, 206-386-4636. Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.             At this Q&A, a panel of actors from Mistresspiece…

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March 2019

Community HIV Cure Research Workshop – Afternoon Session

March 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Seattle Public Library Downtown, 1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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defeatHIV and The Seattle Public Library are partnering--along with many global community advocacy groups--to bring to the public some of the international scientists and community advocates working towards the goal of curing HIV. In Seattle for a major conference called CROI, the people at the forefront of this effort will share the research, concerns and conversations about the great challenges we face in eliminating HIV from the body. Join us for this free and informative event. We are lucky to…

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Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States

March 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seattle Public Library Downtown, 1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Join us to hear about Samantha Allen's cross-country road-trip through the surprisingly vibrant queer communities sprouting up in red states, offering a vision of a stronger, more humane America.

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April 2019

Behind the Songs with Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty

April 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Seattle Public Library Downtown, 1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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"Behind the Songs with Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty" A Panel Discussion with Performances Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty are considered the foremost theatrical songwriting team of their generation. They received the Tony Award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards and two Grammy nominations for their score of the Broadway musical Ragtime. For the songs and score of Twentieth Century Fox's animated feature film Anastasia, they garnered two Academy Award nominations and two Golden Globe nominations. They are recipients…

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June 2019

There Goes the Gayborhood! Panel Discussion

June 8, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Seattle Public Library Downtown, 1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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In the face of rapid redevelopment, how do we save the places that anchor Seattle’s LGBTQ communities but may lack the architectural significance typically required for landmarking? A panel of preservationists, small business owners, and activists will discuss important community places and the challenges we face in making preservation more inclusive. Our panel: Rich Freitas – a cultural landscape specialist for the National Park Service who serves on Seattle's Landmarks Preservation Board. His professional work supports the stewardship of historic…

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November 2019

Conversation Hearts: An Inclusive Love Fest for Romance Readers

November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Seattle Public Library Downtown, 1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Do you love romance? Do you read or write romance? Conversation Hearts: An Inclusive Love Fest for Romance Readers and Writers is a celebratory event centering the diversity of the romance genre. Centering #ownvoices POC and LGBTQIA+ romance, this event will explore the joys and the future of the romance genre. The afternoon will kick-off in the Microsoft Auditorium with a Fireside Chat with guest author Rebekah Weatherspoon in conversation with local author Jasmine Silvera. Panel discussions and interactive activities…

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