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SFBiCON's - Unico[r]n

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3092 16th Street

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Now that BiCON has been rescheduled on Oct 12th you can now attend an informative mini conference in San Francisco, SFBiCON's - Unico[r]n!

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We have changed the date of BiCon to February 1 and 2, 2020.

Now, on October 12th you can attend an informative mini conference in San Francisco.

SFBiCON's - Unico[r]n

Unico[r]n has a small lineup of workshops/talks focusing on:

Anti-Racism 101: Dismantling Racism & White Supremacy How To Be A Queer Ally with Shaun Haines, Karen Fleshman, Esq. and LeRon L. Barton

Trans Awareness with Aria Sa'id, Janelle Vinson, and Sean Greene

Speed Dating (for friendship or dating) with Bex

Additional Comedy later that evening with Nick Leonard and the Bilarious Show at Martunis

Just another tasty treat from your bi+ activists, working to create more community for those of us who love more than one gender.

The SF BiCon Organizers (a very small group of local activists)

Twitter: @sfbicon

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sfpanbicon/

Email: sfbicon@gmail.com

Website: www.sfbicon.com

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Anti-Racism 101 in the Queer Community

Karen Fleshman, Esq. Founder, Racy Conversations, is an anti-racism trainer and police accountability activist. The mission of Racy Conversations is to flip 10% of white Millennials and Generation Z to anti-racism so we can have a majority anti-racist generation and transform our society.

LeRon L. Barton is a writer. LeRon’s essays have appeared in Salon, The Good Men Project, Eastbay Express, Those People, AlterNet, SF Bay view, Buzzfeed, Gorilla Convict, and Elephant Journal. His first book, “Straight Dope: A 360 degree look into American drug culture” was released in Feb 2013. LeRon’s book, “All We Really Need Is Love” is available on Amazon.

Shaun Haines is the Founder and Executive Director of San Francisco Impact Partners. His goals are to affect the remediation of disparities that impact communities that are most in need. Shaun is an Associate Member of the San Francisco Democratic Party. He is Founder and President of San Francisco Black Community Matters. He became elected in 2015 to the position of Assembly District Delegate. He was appointed to serve on the San Francisco Human Rights Commission – LGBT Advisory Committee, Commissioner on the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force and the African American Advisory Committee of the 17th Assembly District. As such Shaun understands how public policy can benefit or create consequences that impact low-income communities. Shaun is a Permanent Member of the San Francisco Police Department Chief’s LGBT Advisory Forum.

The purpose of Antiracism 101 is to educate, mobilize, and build multi-racial community. All who are interested in understanding racism—and moving from awareness to action and accountability in unlearning and eliminating racism—are encouraged to request a consultation.

Trans Awareness

Aria Sa’id is a transgender advocate and award winning political strategist based in San Francisco Bay Area. She is a founder and the Executive Director of the Compton’s Transgender Cultural District- the world’s first transgender district, celebrating the resilience, culture, and presence of transgender people in San Francisco’s famed Tenderloin neighborhood. She is the founder of Kween Culture Initiative- a social and cultural empowerment project for Black transgender women.

Janelle Vinson is an award-winning community organizer and transgender advocate native of the San Francisco Bay Area. She serves as Program Associate for the Compton’s Transgender Cultural District- the first legally recognized transgender district in the world. She also serves as Bay Area President of FLUX- a national transgender empowerment initiative through AIDS Healthcare Foundation. In addition she co-directs an annual transgender empowerment retreat, TRANScend- and is an ambassador for the National Transgender March on Washington D.C. In her work, she strives for the advancement of transgender women of color.

Sean Greene has been working in the non-profit sector on and off for the past 25 years, with the past 10 years working specifically in Volunteer Management, Event Production and Development at Breast Cancer Emergency Fund, Positive Resource Center, the GLBT Historical Society and on the Board of Directors for Folsom Street Events. Sean Greene currently serves as Director of Strategic Partnerships for the Compton's Transgender Cultural District- overseeing fundraising, event production and organizational relationship building.

The Compton's Transgender Cultural District will be leading a workshop on our work, transgender cultural competency, and the importance of both including transgender people in our spaces- as well as the need for our spaces that affirm transgender people overall.

Speed Dating (for friendship or dating)

Bex is a longtime queer activist and has been engaged with numerous local nonprofits in the queer and educational spheres. She currently sits on a local board of an LGBT nonprofit, and is involved in increasing SFPD transparency. She likes dogs and identifies as femme, demisexual and queer.

Bilarious Show at Martunis

Nick Leonard performs regularly as a comic and host at venues around California and beyond. For the past ten years, Nick has been producing the premiere gay comedy showcase in San Francisco, QComedy. He also performed regularly at the legendary Josie's Cabaret in San Francisco, as well as headlining, featuring, or hosting at Cobb's Comedy Club, The Punchline, Rooster T. Feathers, Russian River Resort, San Jose Improv, The Purple Onion and many other venues and events.

The Bilarious Show, an evening of laughs celebrating the diverse world of the bisexual community. This milestone event is a complete lineup of openly Bi comedians serving up the laughs. Too long invisible in the comedy world, the Bilarious Show changes all that with real live bisexual comics and performers speaking out about life, love, politics and people. Everybody's welcome to join us for a night of laughs, music and community with your funny Bi friends.

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