Love is Living Our Values Equally (L.O.V.E.)
This year, the Caribbean Equality Project is celebrating five years of organizing toward a more equitable, thriving, and economically empowered Caribbean LGBTQ+ immigrant community in New York City. On Saturday, February 22, 2020, it hosts the fifth annual “Love is L.O.V.E.: Living Our Values Equally” benefit, an intimate evening in celebration of queer & trans Caribbean love and liberation at the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning in Queens.
This dynamic event showcases the intersections of LGBTQ identities, culture and Caribbeaness through immigrant storytelling, trans & HIV education, and cultural performances, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with esteemed speakers and a post-networking reception.
Keynote addresses are by Staceyann Chin & Nhojj; the storytelling panelists are Antoine Craigwell, Shivana Jorawar, Wladimir Lewis-Thomas de Rosier, Sai Ali, andJulius Owens; and cultural performances are by Sundari Indian-Goddess, Jahlisa A. Ross, Rajeev Singh, and Detoxx Bústi-ae
The evening’s hosts are Robert & Khadieme of the “Stush an’ Bush” podcast.