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||'Spiritual DragCon' debuting in Chicago on Oct. 7-9; speakers sought
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Bonnie Violet and at least 18 other drag artists, LGBTQIA+ clergy and other allies are curating the first-ever Spiritual DragCon to take place in Chicago on Oct. 7-9.
The conference is being advertised as "is a first-of-its-kind gathering of [the] intersection of drag and spirituality."
Organizers are accepting applications from drag artists who have something to say about their spirituality.
See www.spiritualdragcon.com . Persons interested in attending, speaking, being a vendor and more can complete the form at docs.google.com/forms/d/1fvtQ7ViKG-S_DbqrHEWLaBNTVOA8gNWuGW5eoyWn3oA/viewform.
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