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How exciting it is that 2016 is finally coming to an end. Politics…. media non-sense… now we can look ahead to the holiday season and enjoy family and friends. People in the U.S. are getting ready for a very prolific holiday (especially this year) called Thanksgiving. This is when we take a moment to stop and evaluate the things we are genuinely thankful for. We focus on the positive and the genuine. The 11th Principle: Gratitude.
We made a t-shirt for our community to share and encourage personal strength the leadership in the community. The money derived from this sale will only go to support Queer Burner properties like the web site, patches and stickers. BUT THIS TIME: we will donate all proceeds of this shirt through the end of the year to:
Community Shout Out: Kitten from Comfort & Joy
One of the early supporters of Queer Burners and a #queerburnerperson who played an important role in the community is trying to make himself a new life. Please help us send some love and support. ALL UNITE T-SHIRT SALES WILL GO TO KITTEN’s GoFundMe. But you can donate directly to:
Upcoming Events to Note
The “All Of Us” Event 2016 is about to be announced. You can still be part of the machine that makes it all work. We have just started meeting and have some great roles to fill. Some of our leads need helpers and many more roles. This is an unofficial regional style event with a remarkable new management team working with the old one to bring something super amazing. Fill out this form (link) to talk to the leads about joining in. A volunteer sheet will be out in 2017, but ticket sales will start soon.
- Reno – Tomorrow! Five Ages of Burning Man
- Yorkville @ Groundswell 11/18 Lavender: Queer Leadership Retreat
- San Francisco 11/19 10th Annual Artumnal Gathering
- Denver 11/19 Bad Asstronauts Present: Space Invaders
- Bay Area 11/20 Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR SF)
- San Francisco 12/2 GlamCocks Present: Down the Rabbit Hole
- San Francisco 12/11 Save Foxy’s Ass: A Benefit to Help Foxy
Community Bulletin Board
A burner wrote QB asking… are there any queer burners in Chicago and so we asked. We posted a poll asking where people are at and then we can see if we can get resources in that area.
- Queer Burners Facebook Group: Where are you poll
Are you a camp leader and on Facebook? There are several resources you should know about. This is for camp leaders now and future:
AND…. 2017 Camp Listing: this year we are asking camps to submit their entries for the web site so there are fewer assumptions from the producers of Queer Burners. You need to be part of the current leadership team of a camp to submit and please submit only once to this link (embeded).
Camps already submitted include: (if you see your camp submitted and want are not sure if this was done correctly there will be a chance to correct it before published):
- Glamcocks (submitted and confirmed)
- Sun Guardians (submitted and confirmed)
- Down Low Club (submitted and confirmed)
Gay Pride at Burning Man
The last big post we shared got less attention than hoped, especially about a huge subject like this. Your feedback and input is really needed right now. Please take a look at this post about Pride & Burning Man.