Fundraiser for Third Woman Press, a publishing collective by and for queer feminists of color. With readings by Tria Andrews, Tala Yazdi, Victoria Michelle, Victoria Massie, Fuifuilupe Niumeitolu, and Margaret Rhee. At Anthony Hall.
It’s the kind of story that incites the distinctly unhappy combination of anger and complete powerlessness: In early November, Maybeck high school student Sasha Fleischman — who was born male and identifies as agender — was set on fire by another high-schooler while sleeping on an AC Transit bus. The story prompted Fleischman’s classmates to organize a “Skirts for Sasha” show of support, and this Saturday, Maybeck neighbor Mrs. Dalloway’s (2904 College Ave., Berkeley) is getting in on the action with a fundraiser: Wear a skirt (or, really whatever you’d like) and mention Sasha’s name, and the store, whose staff will all be be-skirted as well, will donate 10 percent of your purchase to the local, awesome, LGBT youth nonprofit the Pacific Center. It’s small, but it’s something.