Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Anti-Domestic Violence Fund-raiser

Posted By on Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 2:50 PM

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The Memphis Gay & Lesbian Community Center may soon be home to a support group for victims of same-sex domestic violence.

"Love Doesn't Hurt," a fund-raiser to benefit the group's start-up, will be held at Crossroads on Saturday, March 31st from 7 to 9 p.m. The event will feature drag performances by Pat McCooter, Beverly Hills, Will Ryder, Jade Porchett, and others. Guest speakers will include District Attorney General Amy Weirich, Domestic Violence Unit Leader Karen Cook, and domestic violence survivors.

Cash donations or donations of personal hygiene items for the start-up group will be collected at the door. Needed items include deodorant, soap, toothbushes, toothpaste, bras in any size, and underwear (male and female).

For more information on the event, check out this Facebook page.

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