From an e-mail:
“The DC chapter of Girl Components Justice will host DC’s 2nd annual Professional-Selection Promenade: A Midsummer Proper’s Dream at 8pm on Friday, July 13th at Rock & Roll Lodge. This 12 months’s occasion will characteristic prizes, a silent public sale from native DC companies, crowning of a Promenade Court docket, and academic cubicles staffed by members of varied DC-based reproductive rights organizations.
Leisure will embody:
Attendees are inspired to put on promenade and/or enchanted woodland-themed apparel – together with LPJ DC’s handmade condom corsages – carry a date, and put together to spend the night time singing to stay music, dancing, [drinking] and falling in love within the fairy bower.
**Tickets are $18 prematurely and $25 on the door, and could be bought right here.**
Occasion hashtag: #LPJDC
LPJ DC will announce a Promenade Court docket on the occasion – VP Pence is a nominee, together with attendees who submit their exercise passports after collaborating within the numerous exercise cubicles.
Exercise cubicles will probably be staffed by different repro rights orgs, together with Deliberate Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington – PPMW, carafem and DC Abortion Fund (DCAF).
There will even be a silent public sale, that includes baskets with goodies and reward playing cards from native companies, together with Biker Barre, Buttercream, Compass Espresso, Little Leaf Store, Proper Correct and extra.
About Girl Components Justice:
Girl Components Justice is the primary #NSFW, speedy response reproductive rights messaging hub that makes use of comedy, tradition and digital media to sound an alarm in regards to the terrifying erosion of reproductive entry so folks will get off their asses and reclaim their rights.
Began in 2015, LPJ’s DC chapter engages native DC artists, musicians, activists and performers for exhibits, live shows and group actions for the folks of DC. Thus far 2018, LPJ DC has partnered with NARAL Professional-Selection Virginia to host Rock ‘n’ Roe: A Dance Celebration for Reproductive Freedom. In 2017, LPJ DC hosted IndepenDANCE, the District’s first Professional-Selection Promenade, the place we raised greater than $5,500 for DC Abortion Fund. In 2015, 2016, and 2017, LPJ DC hosted Postcards from the Vag, a bought out abortion storytelling comedy present on the Black Cat. LPJ DC’s 2015 V to Shining V occasion at Tropicalia featured former M.I.A. drummer Kiran Ghandi debuting her Madame Gandhi act in collaboration with native DJ Ayes Chilly. We additionally host occasional smaller occasions, together with wildly standard Professional-Selection Trivia Nights and a State of the Union Screening ‘Celebration’ in partnership with Wonderland Ballroom.”