Calendar

Nov
24
Tue
Dean Spade and Mia Mingus Talk Mutual Aid
Nov 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

(Please be advised that all our events are currently running over Zoom. To register for this event and get access to the Zoom link, please RSVP here: https://withfriends.co/event/5849529/dean_spade_and_mia_mingus_talk_mutual_aid)

Dean Spade joins us to present Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next), This program will take place on Zoom, and will include ASL interpretation and captioning. 

Dean Spade has been working to build queer and trans liberation based in racial and economic justice for the past two decades. He’s the author of Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law, the director of the documentary “Pinkwashing Exposed: Seattle Fights Back!,” and the creator of the mutual aid toolkit at BigDoorBrigade.com.

Mia Mingus is a writer, educator and trainer for transformative justice and disability justice. She is an abolitionist passionate about building the skills, relationships and structures that can transform violence, harm and abuse within our communities that do not rely on or replicate the punitive system we currently live in. For more, visit her blog, Leaving Evidence. 

Nov
26
Thu
Too Young To Be Sick: A Chronic Pain and Illness Support Group
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This is a peer-mediated support group for people age 18-45 who experience chronic pain or live with chronic illness. We provide a place to discuss the complexities of being a young person with a serious medical issue, as well as offer support, resources and strategies. This group is open to all illnesses and conditions, diagnosed or undiagnosed, and all levels of ability

Currently, all events are hosted via Zoom.

To receive a meeting link register on our Withfriends

For more information and accessibility, questions contact matilda@bluestockings.com

Dec
2
Wed
Bluestockings Education Project presents the Icarus Project Radical Mental Health Workshop Series: Explorations in Personal Transformation and Collective Liberation
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The Icarus Project NYC is a local chapter of http://theicarusproject.net, a radical mental health a support network and media project by and for people who experience the world in ways that are often diagnosed as mental illness. We envision a new culture that allows the space and freedom for exploring different states of being, and recognizes that breakdown can be the entrance to breakthrough. We aim to create a language that is so vast and rich that it expresses the infinite diversity of human experiences. Our monthly workshops explore these themes through peer-based discussion, guest presentations, art, forum theater and more. For more information about this month’s event see: http://nycicarus.org

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/miq-wniv-erg
+1 609-736-2848 PIN: 732457238#

Dec
3
Thu
Too Young To Be Sick: A Chronic Pain and Illness Support Group
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This is a peer-mediated support group for people age 18-45 who experience chronic pain or live with chronic illness. We provide a place to discuss the complexities of being a young person with a serious medical issue, as well as offer support, resources and strategies. This group is open to all illnesses and conditions, diagnosed or undiagnosed, and all levels of ability

Currently, all events are hosted via Zoom.

To receive a meeting link register on our Withfriends

For more information and accessibility, questions contact matilda@bluestockings.com

Dec
6
Sun
Feminist Book Club
Dec 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Feminist Book Club reads and discusses feminism. We make no claims to any particular feminist platform. We read theoretical texts, literature and primary works. All are welcome inclusive of gender, political persuasion, and familiarity.

For more information, email feministbookclubnyc@gmail.com.

Feminist Book Club
Dec 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Feminist Book Club reads and discusses feminism. We make no claims to any particular feminist platform. We read theoretical texts, literature and primary works. All are welcome inclusive of gender, political persuasion, and familiarity.

December’s book is :
The Gloria Alzaldua Reader by Gloria Anzaldua 
For more information, email feministbookclubnyc@gmail.com.

Dec
7
Mon
YA Book Club
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Hey You!! Want to read books? or Talk about books? Come join or rejoin the Book Club! We took a break, but we are back. Y’all pick what we read; Bluestockings brings the fun and the T. This is a space for young people, ages 13-25, to hang out, get to know each other, and talk books, poems, zines, and other media.

Currently, you can tune in via the @eaglerapp account on Instagram

Jack is a Afro-futurist and YA fiction addict, a radical community organizer and counselor in an NYC school, anti-racist white queer cat co-habitant, and baker. Sara is a South Asian social worker who loves deconstructing nationalist histories, daydreaming (read: imagining more just, compassionate worlds), and working to shift culture.

YA Book Club
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Hey You!! Want to read books? or Talk about books? Come join or rejoin the Book Club! We took a break, but we are back. Y’all pick what we read; Bluestockings brings the fun and the T. This is a space for young people, ages 13-25, to hang out, get to know each other, and talk books, poems, zines, and other media.

Currently, you can tune in via the @eaglerapp account on Instagram

Jack is a Afro-futurist and YA fiction addict, a radical community organizer and counselor in an NYC school, anti-racist white queer cat co-habitant, and baker. Sara is a South Asian social worker who loves deconstructing nationalist histories, daydreaming (read: imagining more just, compassionate worlds), and working to shift culture.

Dec
10
Thu
Too Young To Be Sick: A Chronic Pain and Illness Support Group
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This is a peer-mediated support group for people age 18-45 who experience chronic pain or live with chronic illness. We provide a place to discuss the complexities of being a young person with a serious medical issue, as well as offer support, resources and strategies. This group is open to all illnesses and conditions, diagnosed or undiagnosed, and all levels of ability

Currently, all events are hosted via Zoom.

To receive a meeting link register on our Withfriends

For more information and accessibility, questions contact matilda@bluestockings.com

Dec
12
Sat
Off the Binary
Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

(All our events are currently running on Zoom. To get the Zoom link for this event, please RSVP here: https://withfriends.co/event/4597863/off_the_binary)
Come and meet people who are just as confused as you are about public restrooms and getting dressed in the morning! We provide a safe space for anyone with a non-binary gender identity to discuss one’s experiences as we defy society’s mainstream conception of gender.

We welcome gender identities that include but are not limited to: androgynous, agender, bigender, demigender, gender non-conforming, gender variant, genderfluid, genderqueer, non-binary, transmasculine, transfeminine.

Off the Binary
Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come and meet people who are just as confused as you are about public restrooms and getting dressed in the morning! We provide a safe space for anyone with a non-binary gender identity to discuss one’s experiences as we defy society’s mainstream conception of gender.

We welcome gender identities that include but are not limited to: androgynous, agender, bigender, demigender, gender non-conforming, gender variant, genderfluid, genderqueer, non-binary, transmasculine, transfeminine.

Dec
13
Sun
Radical Educators Book Club
Dec 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Sunday, DAY DATE @ 12:30PM – Free
Radical Educators Book Club
Join a group of educators engaged in inquiry of critical texts for a meetup and collaborative discussion of pedagogical values and practices.
Please contact bluestockingsraded@gmail.com for more information.

Dec
17
Thu
Too Young To Be Sick: A Chronic Pain and Illness Support Group
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This is a peer-mediated support group for people age 18-45 who experience chronic pain or live with chronic illness. We provide a place to discuss the complexities of being a young person with a serious medical issue, as well as offer support, resources and strategies. This group is open to all illnesses and conditions, diagnosed or undiagnosed, and all levels of ability

Currently, all events are hosted via Zoom.

To receive a meeting link register on our Withfriends

For more information and accessibility, questions contact matilda@bluestockings.com

Dec
20
Sun
securiTEA time
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Feel like we’re in a bad episode of Black Mirror? Is Mr.Robot looking more like a documentary? Between the corporate, state, and civilian threats we face, talking about cybersecurity can be overwhelming and stir up a lot of difficult emotions. This social event from the CyPurr Collective hopes to provide a comfortable space to discuss these anxieties as well as current events in the digital world. Let’s build up our digital-agency and form a critical understand the tech encroaching on our lives. All while enjoying delicious tea and snacks, of course. https://cypurr.nyc

Black and Pink
Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

NYC Black & Pink & the Queer Detainee Empowerment Project would like to invite you to our afternoon letter writing. What can you bring? Writing materials, stamps if you want! We can always use more postage.
Help us in alleviating the isolation of prison!