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August 15, 2017

Bureau closed Sundays and Tuesdays in July and August

 

The Bureau will be closed on Sundays and Tuesdays in July and August. Our summer hours are Wednesdays through Saturdays, 1 to 7 PM.

 
 
 
 

Date: August 15, 2017

August 13, 2017

Bureau closed Sundays and Tuesdays in July and August

 

The Bureau will be closed on Sundays and Tuesdays in July and August. Our summer hours are Wednesdays through Saturdays, 1 to 7 PM.

 
 
 
 

Date: August 13, 2017

August 12, 2017

Disclosure: Michael Broder, Donna Minkowitz, Julene Tripp Weaver

 

Three writers read poetry and memoir about their experiences of disease and disability with an emphasis on the complex, difficult, and fraught issues of DISCLOSURE—to lovers, friends, family, employers, and the larger community.

 

 

Michael Broder

Michael Broder is the author of Drug and Disease Free (Indolent Books, 2016) and This Life Now (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2014), a finalist for the 2015 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry. His poems have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies. He holds a BA from Columbia University, an MFA from New York University, and a PhD in Classics from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Michael is the founding publisher of Indolent Books, the founding director of the Indolent Arts Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity, and the founding director of the HIV Here & Now project. He lives in Brooklyn with his husband, the poet Jason Schneiderman, and a backyard colony of stray and feral cats.

 

Donna Minkowitz

Donna Minkowitz‘s magical realist memoir, Growing Up Golem, was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award and for the Judy Grahn Nonfiction Award. Her first memoir, Ferocious Romance: What My Encounters with the Right Taught Me about Sex, God, and Fury, won a Lammy. A former columnist for the Village Voice and The Advocate, she’s also written for Slate, The Nation, the New York Times Book Review, and Salon. She is the restaurant critic for Gay City News.

 

Julene Tripp Weaver

Julene Tripp Weaver is a native New Yorker who moved to Seattle in 1989. A psychotherapist, she worked in AIDS services for over 21 years. She is the author of truth be bold—Serenading Life & Death in the Age of AIDS (Finishing Line Press, 2017), No Father Can Save Her (Plain View Press, 2011), and Case Walking: An AIDS Case Manager Wails Her Blues (Finishing Line Press, 2007); a poem from this book was featured on NPR’s The Writer’s Almanac. She has poems published in: Anti-Heroin Chic, Riverbabble, River & South Review, Rat’s Ass Review, The Seattle Review of Books, HIV Here & Now, and elsewhere; a creative nonfiction piece about the night Jimi Hendrix died is published by Yellow Chair Press, In The Words of Women International 2016 Anthology. Find more of her writing at www.julenetrippweaver.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start: August 12, 2017 7:00 PM
End: August 12, 2017 9:00 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services—Queer Division @
Phone: 212 620 7310 x300
Address:
208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
Cost: Suggested donation of $10 to benefit the Bureau. No one turned away for lack of funds.

August 9, 2017

OLNY’s Poly Movie Night: Amorous

 

Open Love NY presents Poly Movie Night, a FREE series of feature films that focus on the portrayal of consensual / ethical non-monogamy in cinema. This month we’ll be at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division.
 
Please join us for Amorous (2014), directed by Joanna Coates and starring Josh O’Connor, Hannah Arterton, Rea Mole, and Daniel Metz.
 
We’ll meet at 6:30 pm at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division (in room 210 of The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center at 208 West 13th Street) for pre-screening socializing and start the movie at 7 pm. The more people come, the more likely we’ll continue the event! The event is free, although a $10 suggested donation to help fund future events is much appreciated.
 
Synopsis: Young strangers–Max, Charlotte, Leah, and Jack–leave London for an isolated cottage where they attempt to build an intentional community of four. Running time: 1 hour 22 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

Start: August 9, 2017 6:30 PM
End: August 9, 2017 9:30 PM
Venue: Bureau of General Services—Queer Division @
Phone: 212 620 7310 x300
Address:
208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
Cost: Suggested donation of $10 to benefit the Bureau and Open Love New York. No one turned away for lack of funds.

August 8, 2017

Bureau closed Sundays and Tuesdays in July and August

 

The Bureau will be closed on Sundays and Tuesdays in July and August. Our summer hours are Wednesdays through Saturdays, 1 to 7 PM.

 
 
 
 

Date: August 8, 2017