In partnership with the Creative Alliance, we're hosting a film screening and discussion of the documentary Ovarian Psycos. Based in Los Angeles, Ovarian Psycos is an “all womxn of color bicycling brigade” paving the way for what it means to create an inclusive and supportive bicycling community for women of color, and boldly claiming their right to the road.
In the U.S. only 24% of all bicycle trips are made by women. In Baltimore, where 33% of residents don’t have access to a car, low-income and minority households are more likely to use bikes as a necessary mode of transportation to work or school. Yet women and people of color often feel less welcome in biking spaces, don’t have bike infrastructure in their neighborhoods, and are more likely to experience street harassment, among other barriers.
This screening and community discussion in Highlandtown, where neighbors face these issues every day, will bring these themes to the forefront of local discussion and convene a diverse force for equitable transportation advocacy in Baltimore.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion. Panelists include:
Bikemore | livable streets advocacy organization
Hollaback Baltimore | movement to end street harassment
IRIS Baltimore | LGBTQ Latino group
Tickets are free but registration is required.
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