Chat and Chai with MASALA

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Save the date: March 4: 2012, 3:00-6:00 p.m. CHAT AND CHAI.

Spring is almost Here! Let’s celebrate with some hot chai and farsans.

Brainstorm potlucks, fun outings, the MASALA Mela, and other ways we can get together throughout the year.

Bring: Yourselves & Friends; Savory or Sweet Treat to Share

Chai will be brewed by Hema.

Sarang-Sieminski residence is T accessible. Closer to orange line at Green Street.

43 Forest Hills St., Jamaica Plain, Boston

A shy cat and an adorable puppy will be present.

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About BostonMasala

MASALA (Massachusetts Area South Asian Lambda Association) is a New England-based organization for "Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Trans, and Questioning" people of South Asian ethnicity. It was founded in 1992 and is the only organization designed specifically for all queer South Asians in New England. For the purposes of MASALA, "South Asian" is defined as being from "Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet; and from the global South Asian Diaspora". It is a frequent sponsor of film screenings, lectures and other cultural events. "Our aim is to increase the awareness of our presence in the social spaces that we inhabit and welcome alliances with like-minded individuals and groups regardless of their ethnic/cultural/sexual identities.MASALA has connections with many of the colleges and universities in New England. The group also holds monthly potlucks at various locations throughout Boston.

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  1. The Rainbow Lifelong Learning Institute Boston is planning a course on contemporary LGBT issues. Five speakers will present one class each. We would like to include a speaker from Masala.
    The Rainbow Lifelong Learning Institute Boston builds community for LGBT seniors through educational courses and social activities. Our classes are held at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Arlington.
    The contemporary LGBT issues course will meet for 5 weeks on a Tuesday in the fall term (October 30 to November 27). It will be scheduled from 10:30 to noon or from 1:30 to 3:00.
    Please let me know if you have a preference for a certain date in this timeframe. We hope to firm up a speaker schedule by May 1.
    I hope you will participate in this course and look forward to hearing from you.
    Bill Himelhoch
    billhimelhoch@verizon.net

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