From an email:
“The DC chapter of Lady Parts Justice will host DC’s 2nd annual Pro-Choice Prom: A Midsummer Right’s Dream at 8pm on Friday, July 13th at Rock & Roll Hotel. This year’s event will feature prizes, a silent auction from local DC businesses, crowning of a Prom Court, and educational booths staffed by members of various DC-based reproductive rights organizations.
Entertainment will include:
Attendees are encouraged to wear prom and/or enchanted woodland-themed attire – including LPJ DC’s handmade condom corsages – bring a date, and prepare to spend the night singing to live music, dancing, [drinking] and falling in love in the fairy bower.
**Tickets are $18 in advance and $25 at the door, and can be purchased here.**
Event hashtag: #LPJDC
LPJ DC will announce a Prom Court at the event – VP Pence is a nominee, along with attendees who submit their activity passports after participating in the various activity booths.
Activity booths will be staffed by other repro rights orgs, including Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington – PPMW, carafem and DC Abortion Fund (DCAF).
There will also be a silent auction, featuring baskets with goodies and gift cards from local businesses, including Biker Barre, Buttercream, Compass Coffee, Little Leaf Shop, Right Proper and more.
About Lady Parts Justice:
Lady Parts Justice is the first #NSFW, rapid response reproductive rights messaging hub that uses comedy, culture and digital media to sound an alarm about the terrifying erosion of reproductive access so people will get off their asses and reclaim their rights.
Started in 2015, LPJ’s DC chapter engages local DC artists, musicians, activists and performers for shows, concerts and community activities for the people of DC. So far 2018, LPJ DC has partnered with NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia to host Rock ‘n’ Roe: A Dance Party for Reproductive Freedom. In 2017, LPJ DC hosted IndepenDANCE, the District’s first Pro-Choice Prom, where we raised more than $5,500 for DC Abortion Fund. In 2015, 2016, and 2017, LPJ DC hosted Postcards from the Vag, a sold out abortion storytelling comedy show at the Black Cat. LPJ DC’s 2015 V to Shining V party at Tropicalia featured former M.I.A. drummer Kiran Ghandi debuting her Madame Gandhi act in collaboration with local DJ Ayes Cold. We also host occasional smaller events, including wildly popular Pro-Choice Trivia Nights and a State of the Union Screening ‘Party’ in partnership with Wonderland Ballroom.”