Please do not share information about upcoming OLOC Zoom events on social media. This includes mixed group email forums or listserv groups to which you belong. Thanks for helping to maintain our Zoom events as safer Lesbian-only space.
If you have questions about your list, please contact info@oloc.org
OR zoom@OLOC-Chapters.groups.io.

OLOC is working toward being a bilingual organization. We will let you know with each step we take. Right now we are focusing on publications and on fundraising for the project. Zoom promises that soon it will have electronic interpretation. When it does, we will let you know.

Zoom Schedule

Registration is required for all events. Registration links for OLOC Zooms are typically available three weeks before the event. Watch for the Zoom advertising emails! All events are closed captioned. ASL may be provided. Details are subject to change.

We need volunteers to assist with getting our Zoom information together so we can put it on the website. Contact mev@oloc.org.

NOTE: ALL dates and start times are tentative and listed in ET; please use this Time Zone Converter for your area.

Panels and Presentations
These programs are open to all Lesbians except where noted.

alzheimer difference dementia demence perte cognitive lossWhat Am I Forgetting? Experiences with Alzheimer’s and Memory Loss
Thursday, May 26, 3:00–5:00 P.M. ET
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Have you had that experience of going from one room to the other and not remembering why you went there? You wonder: are you just forgetting? Or is there something really wrong? These are questions—even fears—faced by many Old Lesbians. Whether you are caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s, or concerned about caring for yourself, join us for this panel on personal experiences and reflections.
Lisa Albrecht, 1951, currently lives in a senior cooperative. She has vascular dementia and experiences memory loss. Her partner currently lives with Alzheimer’s in memory care. Lisa will talk about her experiences and coping strategies.
Elda Dawber, 1944, lives with her wife, Mariellen Langworthy, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. They have participated in some studies and experimental trials hoping to hold off Mariellen’s decline. Together, Elda and Mariellen will share their experiences.
Char Brown is a Research Assistant with Aging with PRIDE: IDEA (Innovations in Dementia Empowerment and Action), the first federally funded program designed to help those experiencing memory loss and their caregivers in the LGBTQ community. She will share some of their insights and suggestions for coping with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
Facilitated by Mev Miller, 1955, and Janet Holstine, 1949

Racial sign from the 1960s

This was a “legally permitted exclusion” well into the 1960s.

End White Dominance—Topic: The Latina Communities and Racism
Friday, May 27, 4:00–6:00 P.M. ET; open to all OLOC affiliates (formerly known as members) and supporters.

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Alí Marrero-Calderón, 1948, one of OLOC’s Steering Committee members, will present the topic.
Come join us for a discussion on the Latina Communities regarding racism in the United States as well as internalized racism.” —Alí

Terry Baum New Book Party!
Wednesday, June 22, 4:00-5:30 P.M. ET
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End White Dominance—Topic: Intersectionality of Dominance
Friday, June 24, 4:00–6:00 P.M. ET; open to all OLOC affiliates (formerly known as members) and supporters.
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Nice Chinese Girls Don't by Kitty TsuiFILM: Nice Chinese Girls Don’t: Kitty Tsui
Postponed to June-watch this space for new date!

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Nice Chinese Girls Don’t is a portrait of Kitty Tsui, 1952, an iconic Asian American Lesbian, poet, artist, activist, writer, and bodybuilder who came of age in the early days of the Women’s Liberation Movement in San Francisco. Film by Jennifer Abod, 1946, is 20 minutes long.
Discussion and interview with Kitty Tsui facilitated by Jennifer Abod. Kitty may also read some of her poetry.
Only the discussion will be recorded and placed on this site.

Racism and Middle Eastern Communities
Friday, July 22, 4:00–6:00 P.M. ET
; open to all OLOC affiliates (formerly known as members) and supporters.
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Open Houses
Open to Old Lesbians only (participants can come and go at any time) unless otherwise noted.
Open houses are 90 minutes.

Pride Month!  Coming Out Stories!
Monday, June 6, 4:00-5:30 P.M. ET
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Support and Discussion Groups
These groups are for affiliates (formerly called members) of National OLOC.

Lesbians of Color Discussion Group
The group meets by Zoom every third Wednesday of the month at 11:30 A.M. ET/2:30 P.M. PT. If you are an Old/Elder Lesbian of Color and would like to participate in the discussions, please contact María Cora at maria@oloc.org.

ASL Chat
Meets the 1st and 3rd Sunday at 7:00 ET.
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Send your email address to lrwinterberger@gmail.com
or call 919-754-7006 to get the invitation to join.

Caregivers Support Group
This group is open to OLOC affiliates who are currently caregiving.
Caregivers Support GroupMeets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 1:00 P.M. ET.

Co-Facilitators: Barb Ester, 1947, and Ruth Debra, 1944.
This Zoom group offers opportunities to share experiences and ideas, difficulties and joys, so we can be the best at what we are doing. We understand that due to the nature of caregiving, there may be times you cannot make it or have to leave early. Enrollment is limited so please register.
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Just as in OLOC face-to-face meetings and Gatherings, OLOC requests participants in our ZOOM and online events to use language respectful and considerate of others in all conversations.

If you have any questions, please contact oloccczoom@gmail.com (National Zoom events only) or Susan@oloc.org (End White Dominance programs only).

If you missed a past Zoom or would like to see one again visit
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