Clitoral Mass 1st Time Riders Tips & Check List

For all y’all first time riders, check out this check list on how to prepare for the big day!

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Remember Clitoral Mass is taking place August 16th!

https://www.facebook.com/events/245137742341694/

 

If you’re interested in volunteering check out the forms below!

http://bit.ly/1mhQcyH <— Non-Rider Volunteer Form
http://bit.ly/1qOhcW5 <—Rider Volunteer Form
http://bit.ly/1llqfIr <— PayPal Link to DONATE! 

Clitoral Mass 2014 Promo Video

 

Big thanks to the hermana Shireen (and a special thanks to El Haru Kuroi who provided the dope music) for creating this promo for Clitoral Mass 2014.  If this doesn’t get you pumped for the big day, we don’t know what will. 

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Don’t forget to mark your calendars for August 16th!!!!

check out all the deets here -> https://www.facebook.com/events/245137742341694/

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If you’re interested in volunteering check out the forms below!

http://bit.ly/1mhQcyH <— Non-Rider Volunteer Form
http://bit.ly/1qOhcW5 <—Rider Volunteer Form
http://bit.ly/1llqfIr <— PayPal Link to DONATE!

Clitoral Mass LA 2014!!!

SAVE THE DATE: AUGUST 16TH 2014!
for Los Angeles’ 3rd Annual
CLITORAL MASS!!!!
Meet up at 1:00pm at GRAND PARK LA!
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Cum one, cum all to Clitoral Mass 2014! Clitoral Mass represents solidarity between womyn, queer, femme, trans, gender non-conforming and two-spirited individuals from different walks of life to promote solidarity in bicycling, encourage safety, health in our communities and taking back the night.

We envision a movement in which womyn from all over the world organize their own Clitoral Mass in their respective communities in order to shift consciousness about social justice through bicycling for everyone.
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> > M E E T – U P – I N F O R M A T I O N < <

{ { Grand Park LA } }
— http://grandparkla.org/ –
> > Meet up: 1:00 pm | Roll out: 1:30 pm < <

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We encourage everyone to bike in, walk in or bus in! If you are taking the red line, exit ***Civic Center/Grand Park Station*** and exit towards the “Temple Street” exit!

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For more information on what Metro Bus’ take you to Grand Park, click the following link:
http://media.metro.net/riding_metro/maps/images/red_civic_center.pdf

> > W H A T – T O – B R I N G < < 
Yourself, your friends, your bike, cash for awesome Clitoral Mass Merch! We will be providing snacks, granola bars, water, toilet paper! But feel free to bring your own snacks if you’d like!

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Our Clitoral Mass Route Committee has been working tirelessly on the route to make sure this ride is DO-able for EVERYONE! We will have a number of pit stops throughout the ride where we will have restroom breaks, snacks, water, music and live entertainment!

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No need to worry! We will ALSO be ENDING at Grand Park LA!
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If you’re interested in volunteering check out the forms below!

http://bit.ly/1mhQcyH <— Non-Rider Volunteer Form
– http://bit.ly/1qOhcW5 <—Rider Volunteer Form
– http://bit.ly/1llqfIr <— PayPal Link to DONATE!

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> > R S V P – O N – F A C E B O O K < <

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> > P L E A S E – N O T E < < 

This ride is open to all womyn, womyn identified, gender-non-conforming, queer, trans, two-spirited folx only!

> > We do recognize that the name Clitoral Mass does refer to cis-womyn’s reproductive system. However, it is not meant to exclude anyone. The name is a play on words intended to be playful and simultaneously create some sort of acknowledgement/acceptance/pride in one’s historically oppressed body. While this is a frequent motif of ours, we do not make apologies for using fem-posi symbolism and do so to reaffirm and reclaim our bodies and do not in any way do it with the intention to marginalize the many forms and genders that constitute “woman.” We prescribe to a decolonized/WOC feminist interpretation of womynhood, which includes womyn and womyn-identified folks, or two-spirited/queer/trans folks. Long story short, ALL WOMYN-IDENTIFIED FOLX no matter what reproductive organs you have or do not have are welcome on this ride!< <

Clitoral Mass Open Mic @ Corazon del Pueblo

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Cum one, cum all to our
OPEN MIC NIGHT for
Clitoral Mass 2014!!!!
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Clitoral Mass 2014 is right around the corner! As such, our CMass Committee has been working tirelessly to organize, fundraise and get the word out! Her-storically, part of our events leading up to Clitoral Mass has always been our OPEN MIC NIGHT! And we would like to extend the invitation to cum and join us!

(((We will be having)))
– Awesome Raffle!
– Delicious Soy-Viche
– Dranks to quench yo’ thirst!

(((With Features By)))
– Xela De La X
– Iris De Anda
– Xitlalic Osuna
– Claudia Lara
– & SPECIAL MUSICAL GUESTS!
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(((Where)))
Corazon Del Pueblo
2003 E. 1st Street, Los Angeles 90033
8:30pm | $5 donation
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IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER FOR Los Angeles’ 3rd Annual CLITORAL MASS! August 16th! SEE BELOW:

- http://bit.ly/1mhQcyH <— Non-Rider Volunteer Form
http://bit.ly/1qOhcW5 <—Rider Volunteer Form
http://bit.ly/1llqfIr <— PayPal Link to DONATE!

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WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE ♥

Donate to Clitoral Mass!

With Clitoral Mass right around the corner, the Clitoral Mass Committee is looking for donations to keep our riders safe, happy & hydrated! No donation is too small or too large! If you are interested in donating don’t hesitate to email ovarian.psycos@gmail.com so we can coordinate pick up/drop off.

In case you’re wondering what to donate…..
Clitoral Mass Wishlist:
bottled water 
snacks (granola bars, pretzals, fruit snacks, etc.)
Bike tools
innertubes (of all sizes)
patch kits
bike lights 
first aid kits
ca$$h money
time & energy (as volunteers!)Image

Clitoral Mass 2014 Needs Volunteers!

CLITORAL MASS IS CUMMING
And we know all you can’t wait to be a part of this hxstoric event. So here’s your chance!!

We are looking for volunteers of ALL genders to help make the 3rd Annual Clitoral Mass even better than the last.

If you will be participating in the ride and want to help out with mechanics, traffic control, medics, etc. fill this form out right hur

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PxJi6VMOk8uj5R4gauMrR6XC7KoBO9DiU7ZMJcyUKrg/viewform?edit_requested=true

If you won’t be riding but also want to support at the pit stops with bike mechanics, passing out snacks and water, etc., this one’s for you!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Wk1WGpixdL0Su-GDigXhIp0SEXjySvw7cvCInpDrH_M/viewform?edit_requested=true

Clitoral Mass Ovary Bike

Bike-In Movie Night with the Ovarian Psycos! Screening: Mosquita y Mari! Wednesday 5/21


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Join Las Ovarian Psycos for our second Bike-In Movie Night at Centro de Comunicación Comunitaria aka “LA CONCHA!”
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Friends and familia, please join us for our 2nd film screening @ our new new location. As you all know its not easy maintaining a community space but damn it – we be trying with the help of all y’all! So come out and have some fun, watch an awesome film, eat some snacks all while helping maintain an autonomous space!

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When: Wednesday, May 21st

Time: 7:00pm – Film Starts at 7:30

Where: 1214 E. 1st Street, Boyle Heights 90033

How Much: $5 suggested donation includes complimentary agua y popcorn! No one turned away for lack of funds!

***DON’T FORGET TO RIDE YOUR BIKE/TAKE THE TRAIN! THERE WILL BE COMPLIMENTARY BIKE VALET BY SOME OF OUR MEMBERS***
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About the Film:

In a fast-paced immigrant community where dreams are often lost to economic survival, two young Chicanas contemplate life when they stir unexpected desires in each other. Mosquita y Mari is a coming of age story that focuses on a tender friendship between two young Chicanas. Yolanda and Mari are growing up in Huntington Park, Los Angeles and have only known loyalty to one thing: family. Growing up in immigrant households, both girls are expected to prioritize the well-being of their families. Yolanda, an only child, delivers straight A’s and the hope of the American Dream while Mari, the eldest, shares economic responsibilities with her undocumented family who scrambles to make ends meet. 

East Side MAY DAY Contingent Ride!

ATTN ALL riders or not:

In SOLIDARITY with workers here in LA and around the world Comida No Bombas and The Ovarian Psycos will be riding from East Los Angeles Community College to the protest in #DTLA 

Please do not buy anything!!! In efforts of reclaiming our spaces, voices, and rights we must show this city who really has the power. May Day in LA has been recorded to be one of the biggest protests in her/history but our school’s Eurocentric txt books STILL do not share with our children and scholars how people of color and the working class community have broken this record! We are still voiceless. We are a huge part of her/history! Let us not depend on books and numbers to show our kids NOW, how WE stand up for our FUTURE! 

In solidarity with; all of the world’s Working class, Immigrant families, loved ones that have been deported or incarcerated, humyns dying at all borders…y much@s mas

Celebromos el dia del trabajador/a con nuestras bicicletas!!! 

Meet Up: 12pm
Rollin at: 12:30 pm 

Meet Up Spot: ELAC’s huge letters infront of school 

Round-up Stop 1: Mariachi Plaza
ETA: 1:30pm

Round Up Stop 2: MacArthur Park wehre R.A.C will be having a family picnic! 
ETA: 2:30pm 

Final Stop: Olympic & Broadway where we will be joining C.E.S.A. Community Education for Social Action
ETA: 3:30pm we gotta be there by 4pm

we’ll take more brakes/pit-stops if needed

This will be a mellow/medium paced ride depending on energy. & keep in mind NO BODY GETS LEFT BEHIND!!! The times above are estimates.. we’ll keep ya’ll updated on FB about our whereabouts incase any one else would like to join the ride! call this # in case you’re running late 
(323)5466760

Bring: 
-working bike
-water (or your own personal choice of hydration)
-extra tube (in case of flats or bus money)
-food
-tools (if any)
-helmets!!!

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- Community Education for Social Action

Community Education for Social Action (CESA) is a collective in the Greater East Los Angeles area collaborating with working-class communities to educate each other about social-economic issues to gain political consciousness for social action.
(https://www.facebook.com/CESALosAngeles)
- Comida No Bombas:

Comida No Bombas L.A. is a horizontal collective sharing free vegan meals to the people, on bicycles. 
“Solidarity, not charity!”
(https://www.facebook.com/pages/Comida-No-Bombas-Los-Angeles/494669417263015)

-Revolutionary Autonomous Communities:

R.A.C. is a revolutionary federation of community councils and liberated spaces based in occupied communities made up of oppressed people of color. They are a horizontal organization building self-sustainability and creating the structure, strategy, and program for change through direct participatory forms of organizing and a decision-making process based on consensus. 
(http://revolutionaryautonomouscommunities.blogspot.com/)

- Ovarian Psycos:

Ovarian Psycos is an all female bicycle brigade/collective cycling for the purpose of healing our communities physically, emotionally, and spiritually by addressing pertinent issues.
(https://www.facebook.com/ovarian.psycos?ref=tn_tnmn)
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Bike-In Movie Night – Screening “Wadjda”

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Ovarian Psycos Present:
A BIKE-IN MOVIE NIGHT
Screening: WADJDA! 

Next Wednesday 4/23 at
“La Concha” aka Centro de Comunicación Comunitaria
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Come and join Las Ovarian Psyco-Cycles for a space fundraiser and watch the film “Wadjda”. Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun-loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight with her friend Abdullah, a neighborhood boy she shouldn’t be playing with, Wadjda sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale. She wants the bicycle desperately so that she can beat Abdullah in a race. But Wadjda’s mother won’t allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl’s virtue. So Wadjda decides to try and raise the money herself.

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- When: 4/23/14

- Where: 1214 E. 1st Street – Boyle Heights 90033

- Doors Open: 7:00

- Movie Begins: 7:30

- $5 entrance – Gets you popcorn and a drink!
(No one turned away for lack of funds)

*** DON’T FORGET TO RIDE YOUR BIKE! We will be having complementary Bike Valet***

*** If you do not ride a bike, take the metro! PICO/ALISO Station ***