FED UP Fest - Chicago's Queercore fest and Queer Cafeteria present: SNACK ATTACK!
🦄 A benefit for Fed Up Fest 2017 and 6 month anniversary of our baby podcast Queer Cafeteria 🦄
What treats will we be serving up you ask?
♥ A preview of the art showing at Fed Up Fest 2017 - MORE INFO COMING SOON!
♥ A HomoCorps story telling booth - we hope to collect your stories to share on the podcast!
♥ Live performances by:
~~~ FORCED INTO FEMININITY~~~
~~~~~~~~ Jordy Marilyn~~~~~~~~
♥ DANCING all night with tunes brought to you by DJ Boyfrrriend
♥ and of course, SNAX.
❣ Entry free and this event is all ages! For those 21+ come before 9 for a free drink ticket and special snack! ❣
❣ We will have wine, beer and cocktail tickets available for sale - bring your ID ❣
About Fed Up Fest:
FED UP FEST is an all ages, annual music festival dedicated to elevating the visibility of radical queer, trans, gender non-conforming, and intersex people in punk and hardcore scenes. It encompasses music, art, and workshops, and actively confronts and challenges the perpetuation of oppression and abuse in these scenes.
We live in a homophobic and transphobic culture that is reflected within punk and hardcore scenes. The FUF collective aims to combat this culture by making punk a site of resistance to systemic oppression. We work to build and strengthen bonds between punk, queer, radical, and activist communities, and aim to center marginalized voices within these communities. We hope that Fed Up Fest creates a space of defiance, empowerment, pogoing, and change.
❤All proceeds from Fed Up Fest 2017 will go to El Rescate❤
El Rescate is a Chicago-based organization in Humboldt Park that provides an array of services to queer and trans youth, particularly queer and trans youth of color, in our communities.
From their website: El Rescate Transitional Living Program provides culturally appropriate, identity-affirming housing for homeless LGBTQ and/or HIV-positive youth ages 18-24 through a continuum of solutions. As part of this program, youth have access to the HIV prevention services offered by Vida/SIDA as well as employment/educational resources and Living Skills Training.
Distrust amongst homeless youth around adults is very high and often for good reason. Out on the streets all alone, they had to form friendships and negotiate boundaries in survival mode. El Rescate is a stable setting where they learn to live with peers, set rules for common areas, share a bedroom, respect for others and especially for themselves.
About Queer Cafeteria:
Queer Cafeteria is a podcast for queer and trans voices. This project sprang from several Fed Up Fest organizers realizing that in the process of creating a 3 day event, there are vital conversations that are had; and Queer Cafeteria is an attempt to include more people into those conversations. So much happens at the fest - the artists, the musicians, the workshops and tablers, all bring so much of themselves, and this project is an opportunity to explore and honor it all in a way that we just can't in 3 days.