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Queer as F ▼CK:: Pride Dance Party

NO LAW is partnering with LAST CALL:: Queer Histories//Queer Futures to present your Pride weekend lady, queer, non binary dance party! With DJ Ruby and DJ Afro \ / Anarchy keeping you moving all night. Performances by fabulous and beaux queens Liberaunchy, Kat $natch, Dede Onassis, Darling Darla James and more!

Friday June 9th, 9 pm-2 am at One Eyed Jacks!

Venue is 18+. $10 at the door to take care of our DJ’s, NOTAFLOF. Gender neutral bathrooms. Accessibility note: three stairs to get from front bar to dance floor.

Not gay as in happy, queer as in f▼ck you. Cum as you are. We know and we love you.

(Art by Robin Eisenberg)

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Summer is coming.

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NOLAW will usher in the long hot New Orleans summer on May 30 with a Cruel Summer Brawl at One Eyed Jack’s! This event will offer the usual biceps and bravado you know and love, along with a sweaty layer of sand, sun and SPF 30. Eight wrestlers will go arm-to-arm for the championship while NOLAW’s MCs and celebrity judges keep the beach party going. As always, come ready to dance to NOLAW DJs and win prizes from local businesses.

All proceeds from the Cruel Summer Brawl will benefit the New Orleans Harm Reduction Network, a volunteer-run collective that operates on the principles of harm reduction to offer material, educational, and advocacy support to drug-users and their communities in southeastern Louisiana. The NOHRN’s aim is to affirm the dignity of every individual by promoting wellness, self-care, and educated drug-use, while reducing the transmission of HIV, hepatitis, and other blood-borne pathogens among drug-users, and to seek a collective empowerment of all marginalized populations.

Doors open at 8PM, show begins at 9PM. $5 cover, but no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Wanna wrestle, volunteer, or get involved? Please contact us at neworleansladiesarmwrestling@gmail.com!

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CAN’T LOSE

Thanks everyone who came out for the Friday Night Lights throwdown! Stay Puff crushed Killary Clinton and sent Miss Claws packing to the North Pole, making the marshmallow monster our newest champion. NO LAW raised $1,300 for the New Orleans Abortion Fund! Thank you to One Eyed Jacks, wrestlers and volunteers as well as Bruce Lee and The Feminist Giving Tree who provided subjective opinions and cutting commentary for the evening. Stay tuned for our 2015 Brawl Schedule. Katrina Arnold - NOLAW - FNL 121214-3

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Friday Night Lights Brawl

Hits and glitz, down set! Our next brawl will be Friday December 12th at One Eyed Jacks, 8 pm. Proceeds will benefit the New Orleans Abortion Fund, a community-based organization rooted in social justice, with the purpose of challenging socioeconomic inequalities by providing financial help to women who cannot afford the full cost of an abortion.They affirm a woman’s right to control her body and her destiny, and work to ensure that all people have access to quality medical care, regardless of their economic situation. Come out for matriarchal mayhem at the twenty yard line.

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She Rose, She Rocked It

Last night’s Super Brawl II raised $2,500.00 for Girls Rock New Orleans and belted a new champion, Seance Brawles, after a fierce final match with fellow returning wrestler, Margot TenenBOMB. This brings the total amount raised for Girls Rock through NO LAW to $3,383! Huge thanks to everyone who came out, threw down, volunteered, threw glitter and raised hell. We would love to have you get involved for the next event! Email wearenolaw@gmail.com to be a part of the magic. More pictures and news coming soon!

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And these amazing special edition prints by Kiernan Dunn will be available for sale on Saturday!

Kiernan Dunn, She Has Risen

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SUPER BRAWL II: SHE HAS RISEN

Saturday April 19th, 8 pm at the Art Klub (519 Elysian Fields Ave.) will be NO LAW’s second season ending brawl, SUPER BRAWL II: SHE HAS RISEN.

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Our past eight champions, the toughest of the tough, the boldest of the bold, will face off to reign supreme for all the glory, domination and bragging rights we have to offer. This extravaganza will feature tables from rad organizations during Happy Hour, rocking bands plus a half-time date auction and a sick DJ dance party to follow. Proceeds will benefit Girls Rock New Orleans,an organization which acknowledges that “young women, Trans gendered and non-gender conforming youth are not often encouraged to develop themselves musically. Through collective creative collaboration, campers are encouraged to work together in a way that promotes mutual support and growth, rather than the competitive element.”

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We need volunteers, y’all. Contact wearenolaw@gmail.com to get involved. Bring it.

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