San Francisco: June 3rd to 5th the amazing intersectional queer climate gathering known as Fab Planet Summit.
OUT for Sustainability has hosted an annual gathering of LGBTQ sustainability leaders since 2009. The first Social Sustainability Conference hosted 60 participants in Seattle, Washington for five panels on intersectional topics ranging from “race and housing” to “age and community.” The spirit of this was continued by the Coming Out Local dinners, hosting 100 guests per year to highlight the value of local economy in creating communities that celebrate diversity. In addition to this large annual events, OUT4S hosted dozens of community Salons on topics ranging from the “social impact of food systems” to “green building in the gayborhood.”
Identifying the value and uniqueness of the content at OUT4S events, Fab Planet Summit launched to build on these the spirit of these gatherings to achieve deeper connection for broader change.
I will be far away in a little village in South Africa during the summit, but I long to go to one the first chance I can. They are looking for more speakers and presenters. Check out their site, and if you can go to the summit, take lots of photos and tell me about it!