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Masculine Identified Lesbians of Color Collective

ANNUAL CONFERENCE-GALA-AWARDS CEREMONY

COMING JUNE 2024

“Sharing A Vision of Pride” 

A special evening dedicated to our overall mission, our dedicated members, and our superb supporters. Join us as we celebrate our organization and acknowledge the pride.

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Vision

To build intergenerational bonds of solidarity between lesbians of color who are masculine identified (MI) or masculine of center (MoC).

 

Purpose

The purpose of the organization is to develop strategies to address the stigma associated with being a Masculine Identified (MI) or Masculine of Center (MoC) Lesbian of Color and to provide a sense of mental, physical, and spiritual harmony in living as one’s authentic self. The Masculine Identified Lesbians of Color Collective was formed for the purpose of creating and maintaining safe spaces for Masculine Identified Lesbians of Color to be themselves and to create opportunities to express one’s authentic identities, celebrating the varied expressions of female-bodied masculinity and attractions to women.

 

Mission

The Masculine Identified Lesbians of Color Collective (MILoCC) is a community and peer support organization. Formed in 2018, with headquarters in New York City, the work of MILoCC is to gather and create a formidable community of Masculine Identified (MI)/Masculine of Center (MoC) Lesbian women of color. To inspire our community to be proud of who we are, to support our community by providing informational led workshops, conversations, and events designed to celebrate the accomplishments of MI/Moc lesbians, to connect the lesbian community with valuable resources that address their needs. To collectively work with MI/MoC’s lesbians across the United States and beyond to provide safe and welcoming spaces where MI/MoC lesbians of color, same gender loving women of color, our friends, and allies are able to collectively congregate and fellowship.

We continue growing & providing valuable services to the community

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Representing Intergenerational Cultural across the Diaspora

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Membership & Community

LGBTQIA people deserve to live as their authentic self—and to have that freedom backed by equality under the law. Our goal is to promote visibility for the masculine identified/masculine of center lesbian of color community, along with their wives and partners, friends and allies.

Masculine Identified Lesbians of Color Collective's promise is to:

  • Provides safe gathering spaces for the lesbian community, friends and allies.

  • Respecting and encouraging all members of the LGBTQ+IA communities to live as their authentic.

  • Offer platforms that amplify masculine identified lesbians of color voices.

  • Make our events, workshops and programs accessible to all.

  • Investing in the community.

  • Support LGBTQ+IA led organizations and communities

  • Empowering, educating, uplifting, embracing and supporting all members of the LGBTQ+IA community, friends and allies.

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Support by Volunteering

Thank you for your interest in volunteering.  The Collective events and programs are made possible by people like you. All volunteers must be 18 or older.  Learn more about becoming a volunteer here.

PROJECTS WE SUPPORT

COMMUNITY PROGRAMMING YEAR ROUND

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Supporting the LGBTQIA+

We support organizations throughout the New York Metropolitan area including New Jersey, and beyond.

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Intergenerational Learning Opportunities

We create programs that foster cross generational events for sharing and learning.

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Supporting Growth

Our programs offer wealth management, financial coaching and awareness.   We provide programming in support of  individuals, families and couples.

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Addressing  the Needs of our Community

 

Monthly Food Pantry
School Supplies Give-Away
Holiday Sharing is Caring

Future Events

Drop the Mike Y'all and get ready for a lit night  as the Collective presents a Fundraiser "Don't Y'all be Tripin Comedy With A Mixer"   Pull up Sunday, August 25th from 4 PM to 8 PM at Comedy In Harlem. Hosted by Whitney Chanel and featuring the hilarious Sam Jay, with DJ Mary Mac on the ones and twos. Tickets are just $30, with an $18 food or drink minimum per person. Showtime’s at 5 PM—don’t miss out! Hit up 917.940.3209 for tickets. #ComedyInHarlem #TheCollective #Dontyallbetripin #ComedyAndMixer

  • All sales final. Tickets are non-refundable.

  • $18 minimum purchase per person in the showroom (includes drinks and food)

  • Ages 16 and up only

  • Individual comedian appearances are subject to change without notice

  • Groups of 7+ please email masculineidentifiedlesbians@gmail.com

  • Seating will be assigned based on on-time check-in by groups as purchased.

  • We cannot guarantee larger parties will be seated together or that tickets purchased separately can be combined at larger tables.

  • Walk up cover is higher than the online presale price.

  • Additional health and safety protocols may apply based on updated state guidelines.

  • NY State Tax (8.875%)

  • SALES ARE FINAL

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Connie & Jessie Mae's Food Pantry
St. Mary's Episcopal Church Harlem
521 E. 126 Street - New York, NY 10027
917-940-3209

Fresh Produce provided by: Love Wins Food Pantry NYC

4th Wednesday of each month: 1pm - 3pm (While Supplies Last)
Volunteers Welcome

National Museum of African American History& Culture

1400 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20560

Date 2024
 

PRIDE NIGHT PARTY

Alhambra Ballroom: 2116 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, NY, NY 10027

Tickets
Advanced: $25    Door: $30
Time: 6pm -10pm

WHY SUPPORT US?

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