Hi! What does it mean to be on a panel called “Queer My Blog“? I’m going to find out, and you should come find out with me!
Where: NYU Kimmel Student Center (Room 906), 60 Washington Square South
When: October 7th at 7pm (should run for about two hours, they will be the best two hours of your life)
Who Can Come: It’s FREE, OPEN to the public and wheelchair accessible.
What: NYU Pride Month is proud to host the Queer My Blog panel event, featuring panelist who represent the most popular independent queer blogs on the internet. Moderated by student blogger Sophia House, Queer My Blog is an interactive panel that takes a look at the role online blogs have in shaping 21st century queer identities and how digital space can serve as a site of cultural production. Panelists will take us through a tour of their online community, engage in a dialogue on the intricacies of the online world and what it takes to run a successful queer website with a pertinent presence in the online and offline LGBTQ communities. Our guests for the evening include Riese Bernard of Autostraddle.com, Morgan W. and Ryann Holmes from BklynBoihood.com, and Danielle Owens-Reid and Kristin Russo of EveryoneIsGay.com.
We’re looking for blog-nerds and digital enthusiasts as well as anyone who just enjoys intelligent, funny, and engaging panelists. The audience will be able to ask questions all night long, so don’t be shy!
Will there be Jell-O wrestling? I don’t know. You will have to RSVP on the Facebook Page to make me feel really positive and popular about the whole thing and then we’ll go from there.