PASS THE MIC SPEAKERS
When George Floyd was murdered, Former Artistic Director Stephanie Lynne Smith petitioned the board to create this Pass the Mic series that we have been doing monthly and will continue to do as part of our internal racism education.
musician and resident, Portland
musician and school teacher, Salem
professional theatre performer- Bay Area
Founder of Trans Heartlink- San Diego, California
student of law and business- Oakland, California
composer and director- Portland, Oregon
retired elder living in Portland, Oregon
The great vocal activist Melanie DeMore
resides in Oakland, CA
From Tim Curry
SUPPORT BLACK PEOPLE
Black women and Black people in the LGBTQ+ community are at risk of violence everyday. Support them by donating anything you can to the following gofundmes, venmos, etc. You are not pro-Black if you do not support Black (trans)women, Black trans people, Black lesbians, Black gays, Black bisexuals, Black disabled people, Black fat people, Black neurodivergent people, Black mentally ill people, Black sex workers, and Black essential workers. Contact me to add a resource or protest tip.
Every Black life Matters.