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Reading Queer presents “Voices Carry”, a fundraising event

Reading Queer presents “Voices Carry”, a fundraising event

At a time when Miami’s literary culture is flourishing, the Knight Foundation awarded Reading Queer with a $30,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant to foster & promote queer literary culture in South Florida. Now, I need your donation to continue building safe spaces for the writerly needs of all queer-identified people who have too often…

Press: Reading Queer workshops provide platform for LGBT writers in South Florida

Press: Reading Queer workshops provide platform for LGBT writers in South Florida

BY JOHANY HERNANDEZ South Florida News Service When Neil de la Flor, 42, founded Reading Queer, he wanted to promote understanding and diversity within and outside the LGBT community by bringing in South Florida artists and writers to show their work. Read the full article @ the Miami Herlad here &…

Reading Queer “Voices Carry” Fundraiser @ The Hotel Gaythering – South Beach

Reading Queer “Voices Carry” Fundraiser @ The Hotel Gaythering – South Beach

Reading Queer queerly invites you to Voices Carry–-a fundraising event to support RQ’s mission to foster and promote queer literary culture in South Florida on Tuesday, June 23rd, from 7 – 9 pm at The Hôtel Gaythering @ 1409 Lincoln Road, Mami Beach, FL 33139 (on the corner of Bay Road & Lincoln Road). The event…

A Reflection: L. Lamar Wilson closes the inaugural Reading Queer Literary Festival with Sacrilegion: The Gospel Truth

A Reflection: L. Lamar Wilson closes the inaugural Reading Queer Literary Festival with Sacrilegion: The Gospel Truth

On August 30th 2014, L. Lamar Wilson took the Miami Beach Botanical Garden back to church. “Sacrilegion: The Gospel Truth,” the closing event of the inaugural Reading Queer Festival, was a poetry reading and a spiritual experience. L. Lamar Wilson performed selections

Reading Queer Festival: promoting queer literary and artistic culture in Miami

Reading Queer Festival: promoting queer literary and artistic culture in Miami

Dear Miami, As you may already know, the first Reading Queer Literary Festival begins this week. This festival is one of the many ways we’re promoting queer literary and artistic culture in Miami—a mission we believe to be as timely as it is crucial, perhaps now more than ever. At…

Reading Queer presents “Cruising Hialeah or Ghosts of Public Sex” by Digital Hostage Collective

Reading Queer presents “Cruising Hialeah or Ghosts of Public Sex” by Digital Hostage Collective

A performance and video installation by Digital Hostage Collective in memory of Hialeah-born queer scholar José Esteban Muñoz Date: Wednesday, August 27th Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Location:  Miami Beach Botanical Garden. 2000 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139.  Cost: all events are free & open to the public but with a suggested donation…

Amazing News: JeanPaul Mallozzi donates an additional “Moodswing: Mad, Glad, Sad” set + a small, original signed sketch

Amazing News: JeanPaul Mallozzi donates an additional “Moodswing: Mad, Glad, Sad” set + a small, original signed sketch

AMAZING NEWS: We’re super happy to announce that the limited edition “Moodswing: Mad, Glad, Sad” triptych by artist JeanPaul Mallozzi has already sold at the $1,000 Luminary Level during the Reading Queer Summer Fun(d)raiser campaign. The news gets even better: Mallozzi has been kind enough to donate another limited edition “Moodswing”…

Artist Carrie Sieh donates 3 works of art to Reading Queer

Artist Carrie Sieh donates 3 works of art to Reading Queer

Carrie Sieh donates 3 works of art to Reading Queer Reading Queer is happy to announce that artist Carrie Sieh has donated 3 works of art to Reading Queer for our annual summer fun(d)raiser. Sieh’s donation will help us fulfill our mission to improve, empower and enrich the lives of…