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Please Join Us On June 3!

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Join us on June 3rd at 7:00 pm at the Bell House in Brooklyn for Pregnant Pause: A Variety Show about Pop Culture and Pregnancy. Doors and Silent Auction open at 6:30pm. All proceeds benefit the Doula Project! Come explore where pop culture intersects with being pregnant. Our performers will deconstruct depictions of pregnancy and choices people make in film, television, stand-up, & more! This show has something for everyone: horror, drama, comedy, and romance, all brought to you in variety show fashion by your hosts Bonnie & Maude. *Special Guest Gillian Robespierre will discuss her groundbreaking film Obvious Child.
*Pop Presentations will delve into monstrous birth, celebrity bumps, and dancing dirty.
*Dance performances, poetry readings, and stand-up comedy will creatively expand the way you look at pregnancy and choice.
*With Drink Specials and Silent Auction.
*Sponsored by The Feminist Press and Choices in Childbirth.
*Photos by Seze Devres.
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Volunteer with the Doula Project!

We are recruiting volunteer full-spectrum doulas to become part of the Doula Project!People who are passionate, caring, and committed are encouraged to apply. Any experience in doula work, reproductive health, rights and justice work, abortion counseling, health service, or personal experiences can be helpful, but isn’t necessary. Many of our best doulas have had no professional experience, but a dedicated attitude and a desire to learn more and be a part of the Doula Project. We strongly encourage people of color, people with dis/abilities, trans* or genderqueer identified folks (especially transfeminine folks), queer-identified folks, people born outside the USA, Spanish speakers, people living with HIV/AIDS, and people of faith to apply. People with flexible/free weekdays are ideal. We are accepting applications until midnight on June 20, 2015. The mandatory training for new volunteers will be on August 7 (6-9 pm), August 8 (9 am-5 pm), and August 9 (9 am-5 pm). Full application i…