I'm taking my fantasies back!
They don't own them.
Dispatches From Gloria
Online April 2021
What do you do after an insurrection? Search through the detritus of characters, images, music, games, Imposters, spoken word, zines, and nook miles in an episodic collage that is the quiet after The Storm.
How far would you go? Who do you believe? Are the voices in your head calling, Gloria?
Dispatches from Gloria explores how we construct our own understanding of the world using the stories, fantasies, and games we encounter. This multi-media piece was created for Discord and uses both live and pre-recorded material. Once you begin, you will have access to explore on your own as well as an appointment to connect live. You may return to discover more as the world grows and may attend as many Live events as you like. Don't be intimidated; we will help you connect. The internet belongs to everyone.
Dispatches is part of the 2021 Philly Theatre Week presented by Theatre Philadelphia.
What is the age appropriate level of Dispatches?
We believe the piece is best rated at a PG13 level. We believe that the content of Dispatches is most appropriate for ages 18 and up. Characters use some curse words, and there is discussion of racism, sexism, and homophobia. There is no violence nor nudity in the direct content of the piece.
Is there violence shown in the content?
No. While there are references to the the storming of the Capital and the desire to be violent, there are not actual depictions or descriptions of violence.
Is there sexual assault featured in the content?
There are no actual depictions of sexual assault in the content. There is a reference to a past sexual assault experienced by a character. There are references to child trafficking in the piece, but it is not described or depicted.
Is there any misogyny in the content?
Yes. Some characters make comments that are sexist and transphobic. These comments include some common slang terms in line with "snowflake." Sexist and Transphobic threads will have their own CW warning should you want to avoid them.
Is there racist content?
Yes. There are no racist terms or slangs used in the piece.
There is a thread which talks the superiority of the nordic race, direclty implying white supremacy.
The undertones of white supremacy are present in pieces that talk about Qanon, Proud Boys, and participants of the January 6th storming of the Capital.
There is a thread in which a Black man expresses his experience with and anger at white supremacy.
Threads dealing with racist content will be individually marked with CW so you can choose to engage with them.
Is there homophobic or transphobic content?
Yes. There is a character who expresses transphobic points of view with slang that is on par with "snowflake"
Is there suicide in the content?
A character talks about the rates of suicide and depression of the past year. The charcater expresses hope.
Is there any violence against animals in the content?
No. No depictions or references are made of violence towards animals.