BECAUSE Conference

  • Friday, October 12, 2018
    5:00 pm
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018
    10:00 am
  • Sunday, October 14, 2018
    11:00 am
  • Wellstone Neighborhood Center
    179 East Robie Street
    Saint Paul
BECAUSE Conference banner

BECAUSE ("Bi+ Empowerment Conference: A Uniting, Supportive Experience") is the annual conference of the Bisexual Organizing Project (BOP), dedicated to building empowered bi, pan, fluid, queer, unlabeled (bi+), and allied communities. The conference was founded in 1992 by a handful of bi+ activists and has grown into the largest conference centered around non-monosexual identities in the United States.

BECAUSE strives to be welcoming and inclusive - embracing the many intersectionalities of the bi+ community and encouraging people of all backgrounds and experiences to join us for this eventful weekend full of networking, community building, education, and organizing to create a more welcoming, inclusive, and equitable LGBTQIA community.

This year we're discussing taking our Place in the bi+ community, as an active voice in the larger LGBTQIA+ community, in larger social justice movements and in our homes and communities. It's time to raise your voice and take your place.

The event will include numerous activities, including:

  • Panels and Workshops by local, regional, and national presenters
  • Keynote by local activist Chong Moua
  • Community Meals 
  • Entertainment

Learn more about schedules, workshops, biographies and more at the official website.

The conference offers a variety of options to make attendance easy, which include:

Please contact the organizers with questions. Learn more about the event and tickets at the conference's Eventbrite website.

Accessibility

If you need disability related accommodations, including parking, to make this event accessible, please contact the Center for Accessibility Resources, 651-793-1549 or accessibility.resources@metrostate.edu.