Queering Wikipedia Editathon – Oct. 30th – ToFF Library – LA

Queering Wikipedia Editathon

TOM OF FINLAND (Finnish, 1920 – 1991), Untitled (Preliminary drawing for #85.11), 1985, Graphite on paper, 16.63” x 11.75”, ToFF #0960, © 1985 Tom of Finland Foundation

Come by the Tom of Finland Foundation Library on October 30th
to celebrate Open Access Week by participating in a wikipedia editathon!
The library will provide access to a unique collection for reference purposes,
to edit and create queer/LGBTQIA wikipedia content.

We are currently looking for experienced wikipedia editors
willing to volunteer to assist new users and/or teach an editing workshop.
All folks welcomed; BYO machine (laptop, tablet,smart phone, ipad, etc.).

1:00 – 5:00 pm
October 30th, 2011

Tom of Finland Foundation Library
TOM House
1421 Laveta Terrace
Los Angeles, California  90026

Please contact Katie at kherzog@TomOfFinlandFoundation.org .


BENT-CON Wants You! December 3rd & 4th – LA

Who’s exhibiting at BENT-CON?
Some of the top leaders in the field of GLBT comics,
visual arts, writing, film and the web!


BENT-CON is an annual convention to provide, encourage and promote
emerging and established comic book artists, writers, creators and publishers
of LGBT (Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender)-themed work to be shared,
inform and expressed to the broader general public;
which also includes creative literature, film
and other forms of creative expression.

“A comic convention…only Gayer.”