OFFICIAL time and date TBA: The Mending Party is a low-key gathering that works to promote mending as both a physical and social practice. In this space, folks are encouraged to: share ideas and methods for the repair of cloth-based objects (clothes, bags, blankets, etc); practice mending techniques or mend an object that they brought; utilize provided materials or bring their own to share; and think about and/or discuss the parallels between mending clothes and mending relationships, families, and communities.
Southern Fried Queer Pride (SFQP) is an Atlanta-based queer and trans, arts and advocacy organization and festival celebrating the vibrant communities of the Southern United States. Cooked in the oils of our forequeers of the Compton Cafeteria Riots, the Stonewall Riots, ACT UP, and the many radical uprisings of years past, SFQP holds close to the political identity of being queer. SFQP is arts and politically based and serves to provide an annual intersectional and radically inclusive festival, along with monthly programming.