Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/Wiki Loves Pride 2017

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Wiki Loves Pride 2017
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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Organized with Wikimedia LGBT+
When and Where
Date June 22, 2017
Time 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Address MoMA Library
Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman
Education and Research Building
Museum of Modern Art
4 West 54th Street
City, State New York City, New York 10019
2017 editors
2016 event, it wasn't all at the keyboard
Artist at library of MoMA

The Wiki Loves Pride Edit-a-thon NYC will be held Thursday June 22, 2017 at the Museum of Modern Art.

Themes for this event include art related to HIV/AIDS activism and on LGBT+ artists of the African Diaspora as part of the Black Lunch Table project.

This is the third annual Wiki Loves Pride editathon at MoMA - see 2015 edition and 2016 edition.

sign in at MoMA

Event details[edit]

All are invited, with no specialized knowledge of the subject or Wikipedia editing experience required. Please bring your laptop and power cord; we will provide research resources, WiFi, and a list of suggested topics.

  • Please note that this entrance is 1 block north of the main 53rd Street entrance, closer to 5th Avenue


  • Black Lunch Table has a subsection for Wiki Loves Pride of possible articles to improve or create.
  • The Tasks page has a sampling of possible articles to create or improve, among other tasks to consider.
  • A focus on underrepresented artists and art from the Wiki Loves Pride list, plus any other topics of interest to event participants.
  • Source of existing bio articles to develop further: Category:LGBT artists


  • Etherpad: BlackLunchTable - live doc to keep track of what we are all working on



Organizations supporting Wikipedia LGBT+ outreach in New York City and providing Wikipedia support for this event include the following:

Developing Wikipedia is a collaborative effort. Thanks to everyone who contributes to the success of this and other programs.

External links[edit]

Sign up[edit]

Possible attendees[edit]

Remote attendees[edit]

  1. Dilettante Army (talk)

Likely attendees[edit]


Articles created[edit]

  1. Batty boys – redirect
  2. Carrie Hawks
  3. Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask
  4. Lola Flash
  5. Rashaad Newsome
  6. Silence=Death Project

Articles improved[edit]


  1. Troy Michie