Call for Transcription Volunteers

At The BiCast we strive to bring information to everyone. Lily Wolf Solomon is our volunteer transcriber and has worked diligently to provide audio to text files for our hard of hearing audience.

It has come time for Lily to ask for help. We are growing at a rapid rate and it is more then one person can be asked to handle.

If you are a transcriber and would like to be part of a team to provide a much needed resource to those who need it please email thebicast@gmail.com.

Put “Transcription Volunteer” in the subject matter.

Thank you in advance!

The BiCast

Our Transcription Volunteers

LILY AUDRE SOLOMON: Lily is our transcription volunteer coordinator.

http://www.digitaltranscriptionservice.com/index.html

http://www.thebicast.org/lily-wolf-solomon/

AMARYLLIS STRONG:

I do transcription for my degree (I’m a linguist) and was a volunteer transcriber for the oral history book Queer In Brighton. I’ve not done any access-related transcription before but internet accessibility is something I’m passionate about and I have completed a basic course in Deaf Studies.

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TransJustice and The Audre Lorde Project Publish Powerful Anti-Violence Statement

August 19th, 2014
“and when we speak we are afraid
our words will not be heard
nor welcomed
but when we are silent
we are still afraid
So it is better to speak
remembering
we were never meant to survive”

- Audre Lorde

In the words of Audre Lorde, ‘We were never meant to survive.’  Our survival, our continued resilience, our continued efforts for social justice are direct threats and challenges to systemic oppressions. We must, at all costs, do whatever we can to lift up and protect one another in our interconnected struggles for liberation.

Please Join us on Saturday, August 23rd from 11:00am until 3:00pm in the LGBTQ Contingent for the ‘We Will Not go Back March and Rally’, which is being organized by the National Action Network and Eric Garner’s family. For more information, please check out the facebook page and the website below or contact Lee at FIERCE Lee@fiercenyc.org.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1512923178942814/
http://nationalactionnetwork.net/wewillnotgoback/

Also, join us for the 4th Annual Bed-Stuy Pride!
https://www.facebook.com/events/666641756739391/

On September 7th, 2014 the Safe OUTside the System collective of the Audre Lorde Project will hold the 4th Annual Bed-Stuy Pride to honor the history and resilience of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans, and Gender Non-Conforming (LGBTSTGNC) people of color communities in Central Brooklyn. We call on all LGBTSTGNC people of color and allies in Central Brooklyn to join us in visioning a safe Bed-Stuy rooted in community accountability

READ BINETUSA’S BLOG HERE