“All that you touch you Change. All that you Change Changes you. The only lasting truth is Change.” Octavia Butler  Our brilliant Executive Director Lola Love, who has brought this organization onto a new, expanded path, is moving on at the end of this year to pursue new endeavors. Which means, sparkly people, that we […]

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We’re pleased to announce that BurlyCon 2021 is staying virtual! With the uncertainty of when we’ll be able to meet in person paired with the enormous success of Virtual BurlyCon 2020 we’ve decided to stay virtual another year. With one new change. We’ll be having not 1, not 2, but 3 BurlyPods this year! That’s […]

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BurlyCon2020 is going to look and feel a little a lot different than previous years. We’re actively working with our host hotel, Hilton Seatac, to allow for cancellation our in-person contract, since Washington State still will not allow large groups to safely meet in person and the coronavirus is still very active. Negotiations have been long and […]

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I wanted to take the time to chat about BurlyCon and our work transitioning as an Anti-racist and Anti-Oppressive organization. It’s important to me that you know what we are working on and where we are headed.  When I was promoted to Executive Director (ED), I promised the community two things: commitment to shifting BurlyCon […]

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Join us for our second virtual BurlyPOD! NOTE: all times posted will be in Pacific Standard Time (PST). Schedule: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Class Block 1 Microaggressions and Becoming an Active Bystander presented by Bea Lissima (90 min) Healing Light presented by Perle Noire (90 min) 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Class Block […]

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This statement comes with a clear and unwavering message of frustration, empathy, unity, and hope. BurlyCon stands firmly beside our Black community with togetherness, strength, and though a million words can be said, three ring out the most – Black Lives Matter! It’s not just a movement. It’s a symbol of ideals that are the […]

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2020 Legend Guest of Honor: Coby Yee China’s Most Daring Dancing Doll! Coby Yee mesmerized audiences with her exotic dances from the 1940s into the 1960s. She got her start in San Francisco’s Chinatown nightclubs, then traveled the world. In 1962, her and her family took over Forbidden City and ran it until 1970. Coby is 93 years young and […]

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Aloha Friends! I have been having a hard time finding the words to write this. Like all of you during this unprecedented time, some days are easy and some days are hard. We are all in the midst of something we’ve never experienced and it’s challenging. Here are my top 10 things coping methods for […]

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