This month’s charity is Community Servings’ Pie in the Sky campaign. As New England’s expert in home-delivered nutrition for the critically ill, Community Servings provides meals to the acutely ill, their families, and their caregivers. Their clients live in 18 cities and towns throughout Massachusetts and battle over 35 different types of illnesses, including HIV/AIDS, breast and other cancers, and kidney disease. In 1993, members of the restaurant community — who lost many friends and colleagues to AIDS – conceptualized and launched Pie in the Sky. Knowing how food can improve someone’s emotional and physical well-being, Pie in the Sky was an ideal way for Boston’s chefs, caterers, and restaurateurs to support Community Servings’ clients.
To find out more AND to purchase your pie(s) please go to http://pieinthesky.org/mypa
The Boston Sisters are pleased to announce Into The Habit, a new resource intended to help all people make better informed decisions regarding intimacy and sexuality. We invite you to view and to make contributions to our content (ask a question to Dear Abbey or write about your experiences for our Show & Tell feature).
Central to the launch of Into The Habit, we are presenting our fabulous Into The Habit playing cards, with subtle (and some not-so-subtle) hints and tips featuring Sisters from all around the globe! Check out our cards and order a deck for yourself or your friends!
Have you seen us on the street or at an event and thought “I’d love to do that”? Fortunately, the Boston Sisters are always looking for a few good nuns. To help you decide, we’ve put together a short list of frequently asked questions. If you still have questions, or want to take the next step to becoming a Sister, Contact Us.
Q. I’d Love to be a Sister, but I’m not a gay man…
A. Though a large percentage of our members worldwide are self-identified gay men, we welcome people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, races, ages, and religions. There is nothing about you we don’t love; our tent of inclusion encompasses all.
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Lost-N-Found Youth, Inc. is Atlanta’s only non-profit agency actively working to take homeless LGBT youth off the streets. It is the outgrowth of Saint Lost and Found, an LGBT homeless youth fund project of the Atlanta Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. Their services include the following:
- Answering phone calls, texts, and e-mails from LGBT homeless youth 24/7
- Meeting face-to-face to ensure these youths have a roof over their head, clothes on their backs, and food in their bodies
- Having the youths evaluated by a mental health professional
- Connect the youths to HIV/STD testing
- Referring the youth to health and dental services, if necessary
- Helping obtain lost or stolen birth certificates, driver’s licenses or state ID cards
- Connecting the youth to GED training/testing or other education resources
- Emergency and transitional housing
- Interview skills training
80% of their funding is obtained from individual donations, so please check out their web site and donate now to help these LGBT youth in need.
We’re proud to announce that we’ve officially opened our CafePress store, full of wonderful merchandise related to the Boston Sisters. All proceeds from these sales will benefit the house and help cover our many expenses, including filing fees, business cards and other operating costs. None of them go to things like tacky clothing, makeup or glitter! Show the world that your booty is supported by the Boston Sisters today!
Every year since 1986 our community has gathered on the first Sunday in June for AIDS Walk Boston & 5K Run, an annual grassroots community event benefiting AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, New England’s largest and oldest AIDS service organization.
For nearly three decades, thousands of dedicated participants have raised millions of dollars for AIDS Action’s innovative programs and services that are essential to maintaining the health of individuals living with the disease and preventing the spread of the epidemic. Just as important, the Walk also raises our awareness of the impact HIV/AIDS has on individuals, families and the community at-large, reminding us all that we must work together to stop the spread of HIV.
It is in the spirit of hope and perseverance that we acknowledge our achievements as a community and celebrate as we commemorate the 28th AIDS Walk Boston & 5K Run on Sunday, June 2, 2013.
Support the Sisters in our endeavor to help raise money for AIDS Action Committee in the fight against AIDS. Become a part of our Boston AIDS Walk team or make a donation here. For more information about the event, visit the official web page.
The LGBT Boston Senior Pride Coalition presents Come As You Are, Or As You Were, a pan-decade pride dance party. The Boston Senior Pride Dance will be taking place on Sunday, June 2 at 3:00 PM at the Holiday Inn in Brookline. We’ll be there and look forward to seeing you!
This Saturday, May 4, join us for a fun-filled evening celebrating the work of BAGLY, the achievements of the LGBT youth leaders in our communities, and the presentation of the 2013 Queer Activist College Honorary Degrees. Enjoy substantial hors d’oeuvres, great libations, and good company.
This year Out For Youth will be at the fabulous Museum of Science in Boston! Buy your tickets, and support LGBT youth TODAY!
Special guests for the evening include Dustin Lance Black and Stuart Milk! For full details, check out BAGLY’s official web site!
Antoine Servel, a French academic working on a paper regarding the sisters, recently contacted us with a few questions. With his permission, we are sharing his e-mail, questions with the responses he received from Sister Eunice X (whose replies are in bold). Do you also have questions for the sisters? If so, don’t hesitate to contact us.
I am a French academic working on a paper on the Sisters. I am currently trying to figure out the links between Sisters and religions, whether transcendentalism or syncretism…
I find your work fascinating and inspiring! I watched some documentaries on the Internet and I read the website.
I have so many questions, and every two minutes a new one pops out!
How would you consider the whole marriage issue ? I do believe it is all about getting the same rights, that is for sure. But I am also now questionning on what it means to get married somehow. The whole idea of conforming to maybe “straight looking” indentities or relationships is to me denying differences. ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
AIDS/LifeCycle is a fully supported, 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money and awareness in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Every year, this landmark ride through beautiful California delivers a life-changing experience for thousands of participants from all backgrounds and fitness levels united by a common desire to do something heroic. Please come out to support us as we assist with the fundraising at Geoffrey’s Cafe on March 2, 2013 from 6 to 9 pm! If you’d like more information about the cause, please visit http://www.aidslifecycle.org.
2012 was another productive year of drag bingo at Club Cafe. Under the leadership of Sister Sandra Musique and Saint Constance “The B-9″ Waverly, a total of $8,835.07 was raised for charity! Check out the charities we’ve helped each month!
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Update: All seats have been reserved
Are you going to the Fenway Men’s Event this Spring and are looking for a great table to sit at? Come sit at OUR table. The Boston Sisters are captaining at least one table and would love you to sit with our friends. ↓ Read the rest of this entry…