January 31st, 2008

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Fat And Queer Conference 2/23/08

The New York City radical fat political group "Fat and Queer" [FAQ] is organizing a one day conference in February entitled "Fat is Contagious: Political Fat Queer Visibility and Action in the Era of the 'Obesity Epidemic.' "

The event will occur in Manhattan on Saturday February 23, 2008 from 10-6 at the University Settlement House, a wheel-chair accessible space in the Lower East Side at Bowery/Houston.

The keynote address will be given by Marilyn Wann, author of "Fat!So?:Because You Don't Have to Apologize for Your Size."
This will be followed by afternoon workshop sessions and an evening cabaret performance and dance party at Rapture in the East Village from 8-11pm.

See our website for more information and to register.

Hope to see you there!

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