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Queering the Family February Shindig

Join Queering the Family for our February gathering at the Bhakti Yoga Movement Center. Ruth from the Turnback Boyz will grace us with live tunes and some DJing to get the kids dancing, we’ll have food to prevent the hanger, and a babysitter—ehem—bubble machine to entertain the kiddies so parents have a chance to mingle.

There will also be a chance to get portraits of your cute queer family as @ashliebehmphotography will be there to make it happen—fancy, we know. ;)


Come connect with other members of the community and stick around for a special announcement on how we’re planning to work with The Side Yard Farm this summer!


Who is this for? This space is for queer parents and their children. If you are an ally wishing to contribute to our mission, we welcome your donation.


  • Food? Check.

  • Live music? Check.

  • Bubble machine? Check.

  • Family portraits (if you want them)? Check.

  • Community building? Check.

  • Special announcement? Check.

  • Queers, queers, queers? Check, check, check.

Dates / Times / Logistics

Saturday, February 18th, 3:00pm - 6:00pm


Access info:

The space is ADA accessible and folks using wheelchairs are welcome! This is an indoor space. Please remove shoes upon entry. Face masks required for adults.


Donations

This event is donation based and all queer families are welcome regardless of what they can/cannot afford.


Donations go toward keeping these things going and growing our organization. We want to work toward programming to uplift our community in the coming months and years. Donations and volunteers will help us with this. Thank you for contributing what you can.


Registration

Space is limited - please have each adult who's attending register. Thank you!





About Queering the Family

Mission

To liberate queer families by fostering environments where we are seen, affirmed, and celebrated.

Vision

We envision living in a world where queer families can exist without having to engage in emotional labor or assimilate for the sake of connection and, instead, can lean into the joys of our culture.


In creating physical and digital spaces for queer families, we seek to foster an educated, loving, and uplifting world where we can thrive.


Follow Queering the Family on instagram: @queeringthefamilypdx