We live in tumultuous times, and nobody is more at risk in Trump’s America than the LGBTQ community. The panels below are here at DragCon for the first time to help us all navigate through the treacherous waters of Rethuglican hate.
SATURDAY, April 29
11:00 am – 12:00 pm 511ABC
The Art of Resistance
During these tumultuous political times, our panel gathers to discuss how art and performance can influence positive change. Moderated by Favy Fav & Babelito (Latinos Who Lunch Podcast). Panelists: AB Soto, Phoebe Robinson, Raymond Braun, and Sasha Velour.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 502AB
Teen Vogue Presents: What Is Drag In Trump’s America?
Queens unite to discuss the challenges and opportunities of doing drag in the current political climate. Moderated by Sandra Song. Panelist: Alaska, Bob The Drag Queen, and Eureka!
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 501ABC
#Resist with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
Learn your LGBTQ herstory as the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence talk about protests of past, how our community can fight back today, and the political power of drag. Featuring Sister Roma (San Francisco), Sister Unity (Los Angeles) and a panel of Sisters from around the U.S.
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm 501ABC
ACLU Presents: Liberty, Justice and Equality For All
Our expert panel discusses what the ACLU is doing to protect the rights of the LBGTQ community…and what you can do to help. Moderated by James Gilliam of the ACLU. Panelists: Brian Pendleton, Courtney Act and Zoey Luna.
To check out ALL the panels, go HERE.
And if you STILL haven’t gotten your tickets, get them HERE.