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
DateJune 22, 2017
Time6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AddressMoMA Library
Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman
Education and Research Building
Museum of Modern Art
4 West 54th Street
City, StateNew 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