Dakota Prairies

Whispers of Pride from the Plains of North Dakota.

You are important. Share your story.

We begin writing in January 2018. Share your story, anonymously or by name, through December 31, 2017.

Whispers of pride from the plains.

 

In 2017, for the fourth time in five sessions, the North Dakota Legislature failed to pass legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

The basis of the Legislature’s refusal to provide discrimination protections for the LGBTQ communities  lies predominately in the belief that those protections are not needed, and LGBTQ discrimination does not exist or occur in North Dakota.

Dakota Prairies is an innovative theatrical production depicting the silent whispers of pride from North Dakota.

Documenting the real world experiences of discrimination and victims of hate in North Dakota, the production will provide a voice to those individuals from the LGBTQ communities that have kept their experiences hidden for fear of further discrimination or retaliation. Through these stories, the theatrical production will demonstrate the need for protections inside of North Dakota.

We invite you to share your story of living in North Dakota as a member of the LGBTQ community.

Have you made incredible friendships or found love?

Have you been the victim of discrimination?

Have you been the victim of a hate crime?

Share your story anonymously or by name with us, and we’ll work to include it as a part of this ground-breaking theatrical event. If you’d like, we would be happy to even meet in person to hear your story.

Share your story. You are important.

Share your story.

 

Where in North Dakota does your story take place?
Share your story about being a member of the LGBTQ community in North Dakota. Don't worry much about grammar or having the right words - just be yourself. To help flesh out our collective narrative, feel free to share any anecdotes, good or bad, about your lived reality as an LGBTQ person here in North Dakota
If it's ok for us to contact you about your story, please leave an email address for us. It's totally ok to leave this blank.
You can share your story anonymously, or if you would like to share your name you are welcome to do so. If you share your name, please let us know if you would like us to include your name publicly, if your story is selected as part of the project.
If you'd like to share your story in person, let us know. We'd be happy to meet with you.

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