Black Lesbian Activist Mandy Carter to Speak at St. Louis Gathering



Meet Us In St. Louis, July 2013

Gateway to Old Lesbians


Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC) is a national organization working to make life better for old lesbians by confronting ageism and other intersecting oppressions like racism, sexism, and classism.  The Gathering will be held in St. Louis, MO at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac Hotel, July 19-21 2013.  It is open to all Lesbians 60 and over and their partners or caregivers of any age.


Mandy Carter, a leading African-American Lesbian social justice activist will be the featured speaker.  Ms. Carter was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005, has spoken at many civil rights events and serves on the boards of many social justice organizations.  The Gathering will build on the OLOC National Gathering’s focus; Building Bridges between the races and confronting internalized and external racism and classism.


Charis, St. Louis Women’s Chorus, will perform Friday night at the opening reception.


Saturday night women of all ages are welcome at the dinner and dance.


For more information about “Meet Us in St. Louis” Regional Gathering registration and fees, please see the OLOC website: or contact us at or 888-706-7506. 

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