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Welcome to the Abbey of St Joan Timeline History. This is a history of our house, but it is not yet a complete history. Our archive teams will be adding to this timeline. If you have a contribution to the timeline, please contact the Mistress of Web.
2018
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Gay Bingo: Colombia City

Dec 7th, 2018

General Membership Meeting

Dec 2nd, 2018

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World AIDS Day

Dec 1st, 2018

World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December every year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. Government and health officials, non-governmental organizations and individuals around the world observe the day, often with education on AIDS prevention and control.

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Annual Walking Wake and Mass Outreach

Dec 1st, 2018

The Annual Walking Wake and Mass Outreach on Capitol Hill

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Coat Check at the Cuff

Dec 1st, 2018
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Super Heroes and Safe Spaces! Tea Dance at ReBar!

Nov 25th, 2018

 Don on your outfit and dance off that Thanksgiving meal and help support a great cause! More deets to come. XXOO

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Nov 20th, 2018

Several Sisters from the Abbey attend events in Seattle observing the Transgender Day of Remembrance.

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Gender Fierce presented by HEYO and Lifelong

Nov 18th, 2018

Gender Fierce is a queer talent show of young performers wishing to showcase their most authentic selves to their community, in an effort to encourage authenticity, resilience, and artistry. During these trying times, it is important to support the upcoming LGBTQ generation of leaders, artists, and revolutionaries!

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Equalux: TASTE of GSBA benefiting the GSBA Scholarship Fund

Nov 17th, 2018

Join us for a cosmic night of exquisite bites, a fantastic array of wines, a signature cocktail, show-stopping entertainment, silent and live auctions, and a multi-course dinner—all while showing your support for future LGBTQ and allied leaders.

General Membership Meeting

Nov 4th, 2018

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Dia de Muertos

Nov 2nd, 2018

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Sisters of the Corn!

Oct 31st, 2018

The Sisters are going to be out in full force, lurking in the corn field waiting see all the fabulous costumes put together by the region’s most fabulous ghouls, goblins, ghosts and other creepy things (like bell bottoms. Bell bottoms scare us.) Join us as everyone’s favorite neighborhood bar, R Place, for fun with friends and the best libations in Seattle.

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Rainbow Ball & Gala Fundraiser

Oct 20th, 2018

Please join us as we present the 2018 Rainbow Ball and Gala Fundraiser and Concert, an evening featuring dance-themed music, dinner and fundraising on October 20, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the Seattle Renaissance Hotel.

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Inquisition: Confess Your Sins

Oct 6th, 2018

Confess Your Sins, and make room for new ones. Bring your guilt, baggage, and tales of sins large and small to the Cuff and unburden yourself for a donation of $5 per sin or $20 for all-you-can-confess then receive your penance. You can be flogged or spanked, subjected to gentle humiliation, or recite aloud the Madonna lyrics of the Sister’s choosing. One hell of a good time!

General Membership Meeting

Oct 7th, 2018

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Seattle AIDS Walk Picnic

Sep 29th, 2018

Join us on Saturday, September 29th for the biggest picnic Seattle has ever seen at the Seattle AIDS Walk & Picnic! This is an event you do not want to miss: we will start with a short walk through Volunteer Park, then we will come together for the greatest picnic yet.

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Stella Steps Out 2018

Sep 26th, 2018

Ready for a lively evening of dancing, food & drinks, and remembrance, to support BABES Network – YWCA? Join us for Stella Steps Out 2018 at our new venue Sodo Park! Help us celebrate the work of BABES Network – YWCA, a unique program that provides critical peer support to women facing HIV and their families.

General Membership Meeting

Sep 2nd, 2018

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Leo Party XV

Aug  12th, 2018

Joe Torres & LEO Foundation present: 15th Annual LEO Party 2018, Featuring Yara Sofia of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Hosted by Aleksa Manila & Roxy Doll, w/ Isabella De La Rosa.

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Jock Straps & Glitter

Aug  11th, 2018

Come watch Quake rugby take on the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence in the sexiest kickball game you’ll ever see! Don’t forget those wallets, as you’ll be able to pay for things like making anyone playing to strip down to their jockstrap or sunscreening a player!

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Gender Odyssey

Aug  9th, 2018

Gender Odyssey is an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender diverse children of all ages, their families and supporters, and the professionals who serve them. Kids under 13 are free!

General Membership Meeting

Aug 5th, 2018

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XL Bears - Deep End

Jul  27th, 2018

Deep End! The XL Bears and Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have rented the awesome outdoor saltwater Colman Pool for a pool party just for the bears, Nuns and their admirers.

General Membership Meeting

Jul 1st, 2018

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Our Rainbow Connection

Jun 24th, 2018

At exactly 10:55 AM on the morning of the Seattle Pride Parade, we ask for everyone to observe a moment of silence in remembrance  of all those that have been  affected by gun violence. Join us as we sing Rainbow Connection performed by the Rainbow City Marching Band. We want to hear the song spread through the crowd before we start the parade!

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Seattle Pride Parade 2018

Jun 24th, 2018

Join us for the 44th annual Seattle Pride Parade, held at 11:00 AM, June 24 along 4th Avenue in Downtown Seattle. The parade will last about 2.5 hours, ending at Second Avenue and Denny Way near Seattle Center. Viewers are encouraged to watch the parade from the sidewalks, leaving the street open for the parade.

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Pridefest 2018

Jun 23rd, 2018

Now in its 5th year, PrideFest Capitol Hill is now expanded to encompass Broadway from John to Roy, as well as Denny Way and Cal Anderson Park for Family Pride and Queer Youth Pride. An event for the traditional LGBTQ neighborhood, now fully managed by PrideFest exclusively.

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Seattle Trans Pride Parade 2018

Jun 22nd, 2018

Trans Pride Seattle is BACK! This year we will be featuring singer Shea Diamond (NYC), Carmen Carrera (LA), and Laith Ashley (NYC). Repeat performances by the exceptional Jade Dynasty, Randy Ford and the House of Luna. F

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Mass Outreach

Jun 16th, 2018

The Sister of the Abbey of St. Joan look forward to being a part of the fabulous Fremont Solstice Parade. This annual event brings people throughout the region to express their creativity and themselves in a way that is free of advertising, sponsorship and commercialism. It is a truly unique event, and we can’t wait to see you there!

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Capital City Pride 2018

Jun 10th, 2018

Come experience an exciting lineup of performers, wonderful food, and an amazing array of booths for you to explore. Discover what it means to live as one’s authentic self, love each other for who they are and be a part of a diverse community. Please join us in celebrating our annual pride day festival!

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Volunteer Park Festival 2018

Jun 9th, 2018

The Volunteer Park Festival (formally known as Seattle Pride Picnic) is Seattle Pride’s celebration of queer arts, music, performance and culture held in Volunteer Park on Saturday, June 9th from 12pm-7pm. The festival is free to attend and will feature a beer garden, music stage, food trucks, small local craft fair and sponsor & nonprofit informational booths.

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Mass Outreach

Jun 9th, 2018

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence: Abbey of St. Joan will be out in the Capitol Hill community on April 21st, promulgating our own brand of Joy and handing out safe sex kits! We can’t wait to see you!

General Membership Meeting

Jun 3rd, 2018

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Fetish Night at Outwest

Jun 1st, 2018

Hey there everyone… Come on down for our fetish night at OutWest. This month will be Pup and Handler night. Come in your hoods and show us what it is all about. The Sisters Of Perpetual Indulgence Of The Abbey Of Saint Joan will be hosting. There will be a cloths check provided by the Sisters for a suggested dollar donation.

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Nunderwear 3

Jun 1st, 2018

Join the Seattle LGBTQ Commission and Mayor Jenny Durkan in celebrating the 6th Annual Flag Raising event to kick off Pride Month. We will raise the flag in honor of the LGBTQ people residing in our beloved city. Please come join in the celebration.

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Nunderwear 3

May 19h, 2018

Come join the Sisters of the Abbey for a night of fun at C.C. Attles, including spending the night hanging around in your undies! We will be on hand to check in your clothes, as well as sell Jello Shots. Its fun and the proceeds go to charity! See you there!

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True Colors: 2018 Camp Ten Trees Auction Gayla

May 19h, 2018

Come on by and show your TRUE COLORS with delicious food & drinks, merriment, good-hearted people, community spirit, and contributions to a wonderful cause.

General Membership Meeting

May 6th, 2018

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SMC/SWC: Come Fly With Me! 22nd Annual Dinner & Auction

May 5th, 2018

for the Sisters at this Seattle Men’s Chorus & Seattle Women’s Chorus 22nd Annual Dinner & Auction!

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Fetish Night at OutWest

May 4th, 2018

It’s time again for our monthly Fetish Night. Meet your friends OutWest for a good cause and to show us your stuff! Our theme this month is uniforms. 

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Dine Out for Life

Apr. 26th, 2018

Lifelong hosts a benefit dinner at various restaurants around the city. Sisters from the Abbey were hosts at two restaurants

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Mass Outreach

Apr. 21st, 2018

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence: Abbey of St. Joan will be out on the Capitol, spreading joy and handing out condom packets!

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The Big Queer Talent Show

Apr. 10th, 2018

Drag queens, comedians, singers, and BenDeLaCreme—oh my! Lifelong’s Health Education Youth Outreach (HEYO) program is proud to present “The Big Queer Talent Show.”

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Fetish Night at Outwest

Apr. 6th, 2018

AOutwest Bar 5401 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98136 9pm

General Membership Meeting

Apr. 01, 2018

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Let’s Talk About Sex & Your Booty

Mar. 30th, 2018

Come get questions answered at our assets-based evening of cheeky conversation about some intriguing research on the stigma around sexual orientation and anal sex with the fabulous Bryan Kutner, PhD, MPH and the ever-curious Louis Shackelford.

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March for Life

Mar 25, 2018

The Sisters will be on hand again to help the Rainbow City Band raise money for their charity fund.

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March for Life

Mar 24, 2018

The Sisters participated in the Seattle march and rally for the nation wide event for March for Life

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WordPress Training

Mar 11, 2018

The Sisters held an education session for learning how to use WordPress and how to update this website.

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Progression: Sister Amanda Mount

Mar 04, 2018

On this date Novice Amanda Mount progressed to Sister Amanda Mount

Welcome a New Postulant

Mar. 04, 2018

Welcome Postulant Alleva Marks

General Membership Meeting

Mar. 04, 2018

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Coat Check at The Cuff

Mar 03, 2018
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Coat Check at The Cuff

Feb. 17, 2018

General Membership Meeting

Feb. 04, 2018

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Rainbow City Performing Arts concert

Jan 20, 2018

The Sisters were on hand to help sell raffle tickets before the show and during intermission. During the second half of the show, the winner was drawn, who donated the winnings back to the Band to help pay for future instruments.

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Gay Bingo

Jan 13, 2018

The Sisters were once again on hand to help Lifelong with their annual Gay Bingo as the trusted Bingo checkers. It is an hour for The Abbey to have been volunteers at this event for so many years.

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Sistory: Website Launch Party

Jan 12, 2018

This event was a Novice Project for Novice Sister Amanda Mount. Located at the Cuff complex, and held on the same night as SEAPAH’s montly social, this event was a celebration of the launch of our new website. A photo booth was set up for attendees to get photos with the Sisters!

General Membership Meeting

Jan. 07, 2018