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Mondo Homo 101

Tips for newbies for Atlanta’s alt-queer Memorial Weekend fest

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Mondo Homo 101

Tips for newbies for Atlanta’s alt-queer Memorial Weekend fest

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Mondo Homo 101: Tips for newbies for Atlanta’s alt-queer Memorial Weekend fest

MondoHomo returns Memorial Day weekend

MondoHomo, Atlanta’s alternative queer arts festival, returns Memorial Day weekend to rock your face off with music, art and queer consciousness. But perhaps you’ve been too intimidated to attend in the past or are not sure what to expect. We interviewed organizer Jesse Morgan for a few tips and insights for those who want to experience MondoHomo but were too afraid to ask.

Here's what you need to know:

What exactly is a “radical queer arts and music festival?” What do you mean by radical or queer? Isn’t it bad to be called queer?

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Mondo Homo 101

Tips for newbies for Atlanta’s alt-queer Memorial Weekend fest

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Jesse Morgan: Girl, GlitterBomb! is the bomb for radical queer activism

Jesse Morgan

At 24, Jesse Morgan is a self-described “queerlicious dyke tyke” making his mark on LGBT and queer activism in Atlanta. He founded GlitterBomb! which makes a public showing at Atlanta Pride and has been active in organizing MondoHomo, Atlanta’s queer arts and music fest.

Born in the small town of Metter in south Georgia, Morgan works as a nanny for two children in Decatur while also studying psychology and sociology at Georgia State University with plans for a career in community heath for at-risk groups.

How did your queer activism begin?