The Fire Tigers (Flora Lark and Jona Noelle) are performance poets from Charlottesville who artfully merge different forms of creativity, from music and dance to spoken word and multi-media artwork to create a safe space in which we talk openly about trauma and the process of healing. They are currently scheduled to perform Friday night […]
Julia is (finally) a new member at Twin Oaks. A former women’s gathering intern, she is now an organizer for the women’s gathering and the communities conference as well as the queer gathering. She enjoys fire spinning, foraging, fiber arts, and intersectional feminist theory.
Ro was spawned in Arizona and has drifted around the country until stopping hopefully-permanently at Twin Oaks. They are a techie type who likes fast internet and hates streaming videos! You’ll find them hula hooping, dancing, and playing board games at the gathering.
Ari currently lives in Charlottesville but is returning to live at Twin Oaks again soon. At the queer gathering you can often find them at the friendship-bracelet-making table. On a regular day at Twin Oaks you can often find them in the garden. They like comics, letter writing, spinning, felt making, stories in all media […]
Hailing from Oregon, Lindsey moved to Twin Oaks in 2015 after exploring communities around the country. She enjoys photography, beekeeping, letter-writing, event co-organizing, tarot reading, growing heirloom seeds, playing board games, co-managing Twin Oaks’ soyfoods business, reading comic books, and monitoring microorganisms at the community’s tiny sewage treatment plant.
Born and raised in Canada, Valerie has lived over half her life at Twin Oaks. The lifework that nourishes her most is being a Yoga Instructor (current favourite pose: Half-Bow / Ardha Dhanurasana). Being a Virgo, she can’t help organizing things, and in addition to helping create the Queer Gathering, she manages Twin Oaks’ firewood-splitting […]
At Twin Oaks, it’s never too early to start preparing the conference site! In just a few short months, this site will host dozens of LGBT+ participants excited to learn, grow, and build connections. But even this far in advance, a team of members work to repair, build, and clean the location of this wonderful […]
Stephan has lived at Twin Oaks for about 4 years, after lots of school and various jobs. In grad school, they served as co-director of University of Arizona’s Pride Student Union and was responsible for convincing the Board of Directors to cover the health care needs of transgender students. They love fixing things, blacksmithing, rock […]
Interested in learning more about Twin Oaks at this year’s gathering? Stay an extra day for our Monday program! Email us or note your interest when you register on eventbrite Tentative Monday Schedule: 8am-9am = leftovers 4 breakfast? 9am-12pm = Help with conference site clean-up or take a tour of Twin Oaks if you haven’t […]
Check out our new non-camping housing options if you’re an indoor cat. Mrow! https://twinoaksqueergathering.org/indoor-accommodations/