Category: Events

An Introduction to Intersectionality

An Introduction to Intersectionality

Please join us for the first of what we hope will be the LGBTQ Studies Workshop Series. Our inaugural workshop will be focused on queer terminology and how this is integral to creating a truly inclusive LGBTQ community.

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Brooklyn College LGBTQ Studies Month

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April is Brooklyn College’s LGBTQ Month! Check out our FINAL UPDATED list of scheduled events! The events started this past week and continue up until our first workshop on April 30th! Please note that the Introduction to Intersectionality Workshop is now being held 1141 Ingersoll! Make sure you mark your calenders!

Trans Politics: Scholarship and Strategies for Social Change

Trans Politics: Scholarship and Strategies for Social Change

Check out the Rutgers University’s Institute for Research on Women Spring Colloquium! The theme is Trans Politics: Scholarship and Strategies for Social Change. The confirmed keynotes are Dean Spade (Seattle University), Pauline Park (New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy), Sue Rankin (Rankin & Co.Consulting), and Genny Beemyn (University of Massachusetts-Amherst). The colloquium will be held on Thursday & Friday, April 18-19. It is free and open to the public. For more information on the events and speakers, click the link!

Event Notice

Announcing a multimedia exhibit, LGBTQ performance and Conversation between Feminists and LGBTQ Human Rights Defenders at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Feb 16, 2013.

STORIES OF QUEER AFRICA & MOTHER TONGUE MONOLOGUES: FOR LESBIAN ANCESTRAL WIVES AND REVOLUTIONARY WOMEN SPEAKING THE UNSPEAKABLE. PDF ATTACHED FLYER & SEE FULL PROGRAM.www.mothertonguemonologues.org

Black Women’s Blueprint presents

One Night Only!
Saturday, February 16, 2013
6:00PM Reception | 7:30PM Performance
The Langston Hughes Theater
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York 10037
Reserve Your Seat | Purchase Your Tickets

Mother Tongue: MONOLOGUES
FOR LESBIAN ANCESTRAL WIVES & REVOLUTIONARY WOMEN SPEAKING THE UNSPEAKABLE

A Benefit Performance to Support Collaboration and Prevention Programs on Sexual Assault In Communities Of African Descendants.

RELATED EVENTS:

Opening Reception

Friday, February 15, 2013, 6:00 – 10:00PM

None On Record and Black Women’s Blueprint present, Stories of Queer Africa : Seeking Asylum

A multimedia exhibit featuring “Seeking Asylum, A None On Record Short Film Series Making its Debut on PBS Television in February.

Monday, February 18, 2013, 10:00 – 12:00PM

Local Stories, Global Voices: Organizing Across Sexualities and Foregrounding Sexual Rights as Human Rights with LGBTQ Africa
A Live Interactive Video Conversation With:

The Coalition of African Lesbians.

Selly Thiam, Founder, None On Record.

Victor Mukasa, Activist for Civil and Human Rights.

Ejim Dike, Executive Director, U.S. Human Rights Network.

GLARE Safe Zone Mixer

On February 26th, Gay and Lesbian Advocacy in Research and Education (GLARE) will be having a mixer! The mixer is working towards gathering together a large number of LGBTQ faculty, students, and allies together to form a greater, more cohesive community and support system on the campus.
The Safe Zone Mixer will be held in the penthouse of SUBO during common hours on Tuesday, the 26th. Music and food will be provided!
This event is cosponsored by GLARE, the Brooklyn College LGBTA, the Office of Student Affairs (Safe Zone Initiative), and the LGBTQ Studies minor! Guests will be able to receive more information on all of the aforementioned organizations at the resource table at the mixer.
Stop by on your way to the club fair and take part in the creation of a safe space for all LGBTQ students and allies on campus!