March 2017 Meeting

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, the LGBT* Committee got together for their monthly meeting. Here is some of what was discussed:

  • Deesha Dyer – will present a public lecture titled, “Diversity in the Workplace: Creating Intentional Opportunities for People of Color” held on Wednesday, March 8 from 5:30-6:30pm in the Fern Young Terrace
  • Drag Show – IMPACT is hosting this year’s drag show on Thursday, March 9 in the UC Hamilton – doors open at 6pm and show begins at 7pm – come and have tons of fun!
  • Discussed Dear Colleague Letter, which protects the transgender community in schools and colleges
  • Looking forward to beginning Campus Pride Index assessment in the coming weeks
  • Two new student groups: QTPOC and TRANS*action

Interested in finding out more about what was discussed? Read the Full Minutes to find out more!

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February 2017 Meeting

With the start of another semester, the LGBT* Committee came together on, Thursday, February 2, 2017. Here is some of what was discussed:

  • Zohra Sarwari “No I’m Not a Terrorist” – Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 3:30pm in the Summer’s Auditorium
  • Discussed Preferred Name Option Policy – this will be implemented Fall 2017
  • Safe Zone Training can begin taking place again now that trainers are available
  • Looking to start an LGBT* Learning Community on campus
  • Rainbow Celebration of Excellence Award nominations will be available soon – watch for these so you can nominate a deserving person for this award!

Interested in finding out more about what was discussed? Read the Full Minutes to find out more!

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December 2016 Meeting

The LGBT* Committee met for the final time this semester on, Thursday, December 8, 2016. Here is some of what was discussed:

  • World AIDS Day was a huge success! Ran out of tests, but looking into having them visit monthly
  • Safe Zone Training the Trainer Applications – 11 receive so far, hoping for more in the coming weeks
  • Update on Preferred Name Option – will be available for Fall 2017
  • Campus Pride Index – planned for Spring 2017 semester

Interested in finding out more about what was discussed? Read the Full Minutes to find out more!

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November 2016 Meeting

The LGBT* Committee came together for another meeting today, Thursday, November 10, 2016. Here is some of what was discussed:

  • Discussed election outcome effects on LGBT* and other communities on campus
  • World AIDS Day – Free HIV Testing – November 30, 11:00am-3:300pm in Warhawk Connection Center
  • Holidays Party – hosted by IMPACT and Pride Center – December 13
  • Watch for Safe Zone Training the Trainer Applications

Interested in finding out more about what was discussed? Read the Full Minutes to find out more!

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October 2016 Meeting

After a brief hiatus while a the search for a new LGBT* Coordinator took place, the LGBT* Committee held its first meeting today, Thursday, October 13, 2016. Here is some of what was discussed:

  • Welcome to Stephanie Selvick! The new LGBT* Coordinator for our campus!
  • Discussed ongoing progress with the Preferred Name Option – implement program goal by Fall 2017
  • Committee discussed Safe Zone Trainings
  • Andrea Gibson Spoken Word Performance – Tuesday, October 25 from 7:30-8:30pm, UC Down Under

Interested in finding out more about what was discussed? Read the Full Minutes to find out more!

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