Jump to content

Wikimedia LGBT/2023-12-28

From Meta, a Wikimedia project coordination wiki

This online video conference is open to all participants of the LGBT+ User Group, and is intended as an opportunity to discuss shared interests, opportunities, and challenges. The meeting will include User Group administrative and governance updates, community discussion, and open presentations.

The meeting will have an entry lobby, please reach out on the Telegram group if you are left waiting. The Wikimedia Universal Code of Conduct will be followed for this meeting.

Expected attendees[edit]

RSVP here!


  • Events and announcements
    • Wiki Loves Pride updates from anyone organizing an event or related campaign
    • Anyone have other events to promote/announce?
      • Put yours here or come ready to say something about your event

User Group Administrative/Governance Updates[edit]

  • Wikimedia LGBT+ Board Elections
    • Details about this year's election at Wikimedia LGBT+/Elections/2023
    • New Board members confirmed
    • The Board will meet late Jan/early Feb to draft bylaws and discuss governance roles and responsibilities, community feedback will also be solicited
    • Questions about elections?
  • Annual Report
    • A User Group annual report draft is in development Wikimedia LGBT+/2023. If you have things you think should be added to the annual report, get in touch with User:Hexatekin or any of the Governance team, or write on the Talk page.

Community discussion[edit]

  • Discussion: How can we improve in cross-language organizing?
  • Post ideas in the below section. This section will be developed in advance of the meeting.

Share + Discuss Ideas and Proposals[edit]

(please add any specific Wikimedia projects/events/activities topics you'd like to share with the group as a lightning talk or open for discussion)

Chai Time! (After-meeting informal chats)[edit]

Tea, Turkish style
A tea cabin in Sreemangal, Bangladesh

Getting to know each other and having fun is an important part of why we exist! Following the meeting, there will be a half hour of unstructured time, where the meeting room will stay open for people to chat and form any proposed breakout rooms.