Sunday August 2nd at 3PM
QWOC+ Boston and DykeNight Productions present the Official QWOC WEEK Kick-Off Event: Uni-T Dance and Boat Cruise

In collaboration with Men of Color Creating Change, Boston LGBT Social Circle of Color, and Boston Gay Women’s Group
MASSACHUSETTS BAY LINES, INC. 60 Rowes Wharf Boston MA 02110
Cost: $20 Advanced, $25 at the Dock

Uni-T Dance and Boat Cruise with Dyke Night

Monday August 3rd at 7PM
OUTside the Box: Opening Night for the LGBTQ People of Color Visual Art Exhibit
Co-sponsored by ACT Roxbury and Dorchester Arts Collaborative
HURET & SPECTOR GALLERY 10 Boylston Place Boston MA 02116
Cost: FREE
All Ages Welcome

Tuesday August 4th at 7PM
Diversity Speaks on Queer Multiculturalism: a Discussion about Coming Out to Different Cultures and Communities of Color

Hosted by the Center for New Words’ “Feminism and Dessert” Program and Co-Sponsored by Somos Latinos
YWCA 7 Temple Street Cambridge MA 02139
Cost: FREE (including dessert!)
All Ages Welcome


Wednesday August 5th @ 6:30PM
QWOC+ Boston in Collaboration with Spectra Entertainment presents OUTSPOKEN: A Queer People of Color Spoken Word and Performance Artist Showcase

Hosted by Sandra Valls, Featuring Performances from London Bridgez, YaliniDream, Letta Neely, and Shawnee
Co-Sponsored by Truth Serum Productions and Chubrub Productions
Performances at 7PM, Dance Party at 10PM with DJ Hayze
CHOICES LOUNGE 379 Somerville Avenue Somerville MA 02143
Cost: $10
All Ages Welcome, 21+ to Drink


Thursday August 6th at 6PM
Call to Action: a Volunteer Drive and Community Organizing Fair Hosted by Cambridge Mayor Denise Simmons

QWOC+ Boston’s Summer Networking Social to Follow at 8PM
Co-sponsored by Union of Minority Neighborhoods and The Progressive Project
CLUB CAFE 209 Columbus Ave Boston MA 02116
Cost: FREE


Friday August 7th at 7PM
Lights, Camera, Activism: Film Screenings of “City of Borders” and “Society”

Co-sponsored by MIT Women’s and Gender Studies Program, MadFemmePride, and Truth Serum/Cinemental
MIT STATA Center, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139
Cost: FREE
All Ages Welcome


Saturday August 8th
10AM – 12:30PM MIND, BODY, AND SOUL Mini-Conference Hosted by Queer Women of Color and Friends and Simmons Institute for Leadership and Change

  • a Workshop about Maintaining Emotionally Healthy Relationships within the QPOC Community, presented by the Network/LaRed
  • a Workshop about the Effects of Food on Your Mood facilitated by Nancy Gionvanni (SavorYourExistence.Org)
  • a Meditation led by People of Color Meditation Sitting Group
  • “Intra-Community Organizing for People of Color: Bridging the Racial, Gender, and Inter-Generational Gaps within the LGBT People of Color Community” presented by Boston SPYCE, QWOC+ Boston, and MOCAA

The Kotzen Room, Simmons College
Suggested Donation Per Session: $5
All Ages Welcome


Saturday August 8th
1PM – 5PM Family Day at the Park

Hosted by Greater Boston PFLAG, Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans Parents of Boston Meetup
Cost: FREE
All Ages Welcome

Saturday August 8th
9PM – 2AM BLACK TO WHITE: a Cocktail Party for Men and Women of All Colors

Hosted by Queer Women of Color and Friends and Men of Color Creating Change
TAVERN IN THE SQUARE 730 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge MA 02139
Cost: $10


Sunday August 9th
11AM-2PM Soul Brunch

Hosted by Queer Women of Color and Friends (QWOC+ Boston), Massachusetts South Asian Lamba Association (MASALA), and Queer Asian Pacific Association (QAPA)
THE BEEHIVE 541 Tremont Street Boston MA 02116
COST: See Beehive’s Menu
All Ages Welcome