12th Annual

New York City Dyke March

 Saturday June 26, 2004, 5 pm at Bryant Park, 42nd St. and 6th Ave.

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Want to learn more about the Dyke March?
 Come to a meeting! Every other Monday from 6:30-8 pm at the LGBT         Center at 208 West 13th St.
  • April 12, 26
  • May 10, 24
  • June 7, 14, 21
Be a Marshal 
 Marshals are the dykes that help organize the action and keep other dykes safe. To learn more, come to an exciting marshal training session in June. (Check out the ACT         UP marshal training for details about what marshals do at a march.) Already been trained or been a marshal before? Once you've been through our training, it's good for life. Let us know if you want to marshal again next year - we need you!
 We need volunteers to help dykes in wheelchairs. If you have any accessibility       needs, please contact us before the march. We'll do our best to help every dyke participate in the march.
Sights and Sounds
 Make signs, banners, noisemakers, giant puppets and more for the march. Come early to Bryant Park to make signs for the march!
Outreach       and Media
 Get the word out about the dyke march to the community and the media with flyers and palm cards. Or be a video witness or legal observer at the march. Contact us for more info.
Need more info?
e-mail us: admin@nycdykemarch.org
 Dyke DJs are you out there? Read       this!

  Pictures           from last year's march Dykes: it's time to hit the streets. Make some noise. Be visible.         Be heard. Dissent! Disrupt! Resist! 
Demonstrate, agitate, liberate at the New York City Dyke March. Bring         signs, banners, drums, giant puppets, flags, hula hoops, or just be there!         And if you really want to make things happen - be a marshal. 
The New York City Dyke March is a protest march, not a parade -- we don't ask for a permit, because we have the right to protest. As lesbians, we recognize that we must organize amongst ourselves to fight for our rights, our safety, and for visibility. Thousands of dykes take over the streets every year in celebration of lesbians and to demonstrate that lesbians refuse to accept ongoing discrimination on the job, in schools,         and in families, and harassment and anti-lesbian violence. We're marching         because
And countless other reasons...
As always, the Dyke March is open to all women, biological or otherwise - no sign-up or registration required. Just come out with your banners, signs, noisemakers, and beautiful dyke selves, and join in the march! Allies are encouraged to support the Dyke March by cheering us on from the sidelines. Want to know more? Read up on some Dyke         March herstory.

P.S. A fellow dyke, Raven, who is one of the brains behind this march, spent  a lot of time spreading awareness, including the proper way of vacuuming (Don't ask -- Raven's a neat freak but is loved by many just the same.)

After the march, come to the one and only

Dyke Ball 2004

 Saturday, June 26
      Theater       for the New City
  155 1st Avenue, between East 9th and East 10th Streets
        $5-$10, more if/less if
        A benefit for the Dyke March Committee, Dyke TV, and WOW Café Theater.