Documents For: Queering OWS

1/3/2012 Queer/LGBTIQA2Z Caucus Meeting Minutes

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Tuesdays 1/3/12 Queering minutes   Actions:   1. Christopher St,   It was decided that it (Christopher St.) was the best spot for a queer community outreach action-out of the selection. Nothing planned yet. Pushing back to further date to be decided later. . 2. MLK Day event- 1pm Union Sq. Occupy for jobs Occupy4job.org […]

12/27/2011 Queer/LGBTIQA2Z @ OWS Caucus Minutes

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12/27/2011 Queer/LGBTIQA2Z @ OWS Caucus Minutes 5 attendees Agenda – Announcements – WOW statement of solidarity with women in Egypt – GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) day statement – Journal submissions – Blog – Jan 15th Action – Storage – Media outreach – Manning trial, use of gender identity disorder as a defense Annoucements – People […]

12/18/2011 Queer/LGBTIQA2Z @ OWS Caucus Minutes

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12/18/2011 Queer/LGBTIQA2Z @ OWS Caucus Minutes We had a small meeting as 60 Wall St was closed, it was freezing out, and many people were busy with the holidays or worn out from the D17 action. We had a total of 5 participants, although not all at once. The meeting was somewhat informal and more […]

The Pledge for LGBT Equality

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(Approved by Consensus Vote, Dec. 11, 2012) THE PLEDGE FOR FULL LGBT EQUALITY   IN ORDER TO FULFILL the promises of life and liberty, and to ensure equal protection of the law as guaranteed by the United States Constitution;   TO PROTECT the inalienable human right to be safe from discrimination based on sexual orientation […]

Minutes of 12/11/2011 Meeting

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About 10 attendees Concensus and action items indicated with a +     Agenda: – Direct action update – Proposal – change time on Sundays, conflicts with direct action – Overview of Christopher park meeting Saturday – Equality pledge – Solutions cluster presentation – Spokes council – High school group looking to talk to people […]

Minutes of 12/10/2011 Meeting – Christopher Park / West Village

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ISSUES: Gentrification Our role as ‘real estate tools’ in this process Jobs crisis Homeless (not just youth) Sex work Trans: Non-discrimination law Healthcare Police brutality Prison treatment AIDS/HIV funding Substance abuse Entrepreneurship Piers As a state park, check into jurisdiction Minority stress, LGBTIQ & POC Brandon to check with emotional wellness counselor at the Center […]

Minutes of 12/4/2011 Meeting

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12/4/11 LGBTIQA Meeting Minutes   14 people in attendance   Agenda: –reaching out to LGBT POC groups –full LGBT equality pledge –recent suspension of habeas corpus; right to detain US citizens indefinitely without trial if they are suspected terrorists  (tabled until next meeting) –Next magazine story –how to relay direct actions more efficiently to the […]

Minutes of 12/29/2011 Meeting

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LGBTIQA Caucus Meeting Minutes (11/29/11)   Introductions   Review Previous Meeting Minutes   World AIDs Day: Rally Sponsored by Housing Works and many other groups -Thursday at (Arrive at 10AM) 11AM   New Group: Homeless Caucus – Razor (Contact Sparkle)   AGENDA:   Community Support   Discuss Monday’s Spokes Council – Movement Growing Pains; disintegrated […]

Minutes of 11/27 meeting

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Minutes of OWS LGBTIQA Caucus Meeting – November 27 2011 Our meeting went from 2:30 to 4:30 with members remaining in smaller groups till 6:30.  We had about 11 participants in total and covered a lot of ground. Action items and consensus votes are marked with a +   Endorse International Day to End Violience […]

Minutes of 11/20 meeting

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Minutes of OWS Queer Caucus Meeting – November 20 2011   This was our first meeting after the raid.   Value of continuing the group – OWS is a large movement that has gained a lot of power – QOWS purpose at first was to interact with the park.  Some cohesion was beginning to happen […]