upcoming events

Invisible Illnesses Support Circle

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wing DUMBO
1 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Join T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus for the final Support Circle of the year. We'll center this month's gathering on “Surviving the Holidays When You’re Chronically Ill” by Toni Bernhard J.D. In addition, we'll discuss what you'd like to experience for the Wing's disability community in 2020.

We invite and welcome people across the spectrum of invisible illness, including mental illness, chronic conditions like diabetes and epilepsy, and any others. This event is open to all Wing members.

Not a Wing member? Contact me to attend. The Wing invites women, nonbinary people, and other marginalized genders. This event is wheelchair accessible. Click here for full details on accessibility at this location.


past events

Invisible Illnesses Support Circle

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wing DUMBO
1 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Aditi Juneja and T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus co-host this monthly event. For October's meeting, we're centering the conversation The Surprising Truth About Chronic Illness And The Future Of Work by Manon DeFelice. We'll discuss how this applies to representations of disability/illness and intersections of identity.

We invite and welcome people across the spectrum of invisible illness, including mental illness, chronic conditions like diabetes and epilepsy, and any others! This event is open to all Wing members.

Not a Wing member? Contact me to attend. The Wing invites women, nonbinary people, and other marginalized genders. This event is wheelchair accessible. Click here for full details on accessibility at this location.


Invisible Illnesses Support Circle

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wing DUMBO
1 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Aditi Juneja and T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus co-host this monthly event. For September's meeting, we're centering the conversation ‘Stay Positive’ Isn’t Good Advice for Chronically Ill People. Here’s Why. by Angie Ebba. We'll discuss how this applies to representations of disability/illness and intersections of identity.

We invite and welcome people across the spectrum of invisible illness, including mental illness, chronic conditions like diabetes and epilepsy, and any others! This event is open to all Wing members.

Not a Wing member? Contact me to attend. The Wing invites women, nonbinary people, and other marginalized genders. This event is wheelchair accessible. Click here for full details on accessibility at this location.


Invisible Illnesses Support Circle

Monday, August 19, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wing DUMBO
1 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Aditi Juneja and T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus co-host this monthly event. For August's meeting, we're centering the conversation on an attendee's suggestion: The danger of a single story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. We'll discuss how this applies to representations of disability/illness and intersections of identity.

We invite and welcome people across the spectrum of invisible illness, including mental illness, chronic conditions like diabetes and epilepsy, and any others! This event is open to all Wing members.

Not a Wing member? Contact me to attend. The Wing invites women, nonbinary people, and other marginalized genders. This event is wheelchair accessible. Click here for full details on accessibility at this location.


Invisible Illnesses Support Circle

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wing DUMBO
1 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Aditi Juneja and T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus co-host this monthly event. We'll center this month's conversation on 5 tips for starting a conversation about your mental health by Rebecca Ruiz. We invite and welcome people across the spectrum of invisible illness, including mental illness, chronic conditions like diabetes and epilepsy, and any others! This event is open to all Wing members.

Not a Wing member? Contact me to attend. The Wing invites women, nonbinary people, and other marginalized genders. This event is wheelchair accessible. Click here for full details on accessibility at this location.


Kyra's Sex Musical (working title) in Double or Nothing

Saturday, July 13, 2019
7:00pm (doors open 6:30pm)

Caveat
21 A Clinton St
New York, NY 10002

Sydney is performing in the penultimate show of the New York Neo-Futurists' Double or Nothing, in a dance scene entitled Asexual Dream Ballet, part of Kyra's Sex Musical by Kyra Sims. In weeks leading up to this performance, Sydney consulted on asexuality, sharing personal stories and recommended reading and listening.

Get your tickets here.

Accessibility note: This venue is mixed seated and standing room.


Invisible Illnesses Support Circle

Monday, June 17, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wing DUMBO
1 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Aditi Juneja and T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus co-host this monthly event. We'll center this month's conversation on How disability complicated my relationship with yoga and changed how I talk to my patients by Diana Cejas. We invite and welcome people across the spectrum of invisible illness, including mental illness, chronic conditions like diabetes and epilepsy, and any others! This event is open to all Wing members.

Not a Wing member? Contact me to attend. The Wing invites women, nonbinary people, and other marginalized genders. This event is wheelchair accessible. Click here for full details on accessibility at this location.


Alice + Olivia's Fashionable Night Out Benefitting Global Lyme Alliance

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Alice + Olivia
98 Greene St
New York, NY 10012

All day long, the Alice + Olivia store in SoHo is donating 20% of sales to Global Lyme Alliance in honor of Lyme Awareness Month. We're also closing the store from 6-9 for a private party and shopping experience, complete with cocktails, juice, food, and a DJ! I'll be co-hosting the party, and Global Lyme Alliance will have a table for you to learn more about tick-borne diseases and make a donation.

RSVP by emailing info@amorescopr.com. Space is limited! Free to attend!

If you aren't able to attend but still wish to support TBDs research, please make a tax-deductible donation to GLA.


Parsons Festival Exhibition

Saturday, May 18, 2019
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sunday, May 19, 2019
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The New School University Center
63 5th Ave
New York, NY 10003

The Senior Graduate Exhibition will take place at the University Center the weekend of May 18 & 19, 2019, as part of the Parsons Festival programming. Open to the press, industry professionals, and the public, the two-day event will feature the work of all graduating BFA students.

View full event information here.


Invisible Illnesses Support Circle

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wing DUMBO
1 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Join Wing members T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus and Aditi Juneja to share your experiences living with and managing your invisible illness. We'll start the conversation with the short article "13 Books About Chronic Illness To Read Instead Of Asking Someone To Explain It To You" and encourage you to share your own book recommendations. We invite and welcome people across the spectrum of invisible illness, including mental illness, chronic conditions like diabetes and epilepsy, and any others! This event is open to all Wing members.

Not a Wing member? Contact me to attend. The Wing invites women, nonbinary people, and other marginalized genders. This event is wheelchair accessible. Click here for full details on accessibility at this location.


Invisible Illnesses Support Circle

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wing DUMBO
1 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Join Wing members T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus and Aditi Juneja to share your experiences living with and managing your invisible illness. We'll center the conversation around "BPD, DBT, and Facebook" by Stacy Pershall M.F.A. We invite and welcome people across the spectrum of invisible illness, including mental illness, chronic conditions like diabetes and epilepsy, and any others!


Wing members RSVP here. Not a Wing member? Contact me to attend. The Wing invites women, nonbinary people, and other marginalized genders. This event is wheelchair accessible. Click here for full details on accessibility at this location.


Invisible Illnesses Support Circle

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wing DUMBO
1 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Join Wing members T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus and Aditi Juneja to share your experiences living with and managing your invisible illness. This meeting we’ll center the conversation around: “Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Chronic Illness” by Tessa Miller. We invite and welcome people across the spectrum of invisible illness, including mental illness, chronic conditions like diabetes and epilepsy, and any others!

RSVP here or DM me on social to attend. The Wing invites women, nonbinary people, and other marginalized genders.

This event is wheelchair accessible. Click here for more details on accessibility at this location.


Invisible Illnesses Support Circle

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Wing DUMBO
1 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Calling all spoonies, people with invisible illnesses, and chronic conditions! Join Wing members T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus and Aditi Juneja to discuss My Extreme Pelvic Pain Turned out to Be Endometriosis and Public Opinion on Chronic Illness in America, and share your experiences living and managing your invisible illness. We invite and welcome people across the spectrum of invisible illness including mental illness, chronic conditions like diabetes/epilepsy and any others!

RSVP here or DM me on social to attend.


School Visit: L-S GSA

Thursday, September 13, 2018
1:50 PM - 2:45 PM

Lampeter-Strasburg High School
1600 Book Road
Lancaster, PA, 17602

T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus, co-founder of the Lampeter-Strasburg Gender and Sexualities Alliance (formerly Gay-Straight Alliance) returns to their alma mater. Sydney is a graduate of the Class of 2013, back to speak with current GSA members about what's changed in the past five years, Sydney's current and recent work, and what the club is planning for the future. Event for L-S students and faculty only.


Tick-Talk: Time to get real about Tick-Borne Diseases

Monday, August 6, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Wing Flatiron
45 East 20th Street
Penthouse
New York, NY, 10003

"Just in time for the your August adventures, Wing Woman and Simple Politicks founder T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus is leading a discussion on ticks and the infections they spread. Join Sini Anderson, director of upcoming feminist Lyme documentary So Sick, and Mayla Hsu, Ph.D., Director of Research and Science at Global Lyme Alliance, to talk prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, and how climate change, gender, and socioeconomic factors compound this global health crisis."

RSVP here.

Check back for event footage.


"Bodies" Podcast: Stories from Women Solving Their Medical Mysteries

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Wing Flatiron
45 East 20th Street
Penthouse
New York, NY, 10003

"Join Wing Woman & podcast producer Allison Behringer for the launch of her new podcast 'Bodies,' a doc-style podcast about womxn solving medical mysteries, presented in collaboration with KCRW's Independent Producer Project. Come for a night of personal storytelling, comedy, music, poetry, and more."

I'll be speaking at this event about tick-borne diseases, disability, and queerness. The event is accessible to Wing members and their guests. RSVP here.


Women in the World Youth Call to Action

April 14, 2018

Represented youth in public health and disability advocacy in solidarity with other nonbinary folks, girls, and women making good trouble during the closing event of the Ninth Annual Women in the World Summit.