November 2014 Meeting

The LGBT Task Force met once again on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Here is what what discussed as well as highlights of upcoming events:

  • Gender Inclusive Bathroom signs to be in place around campus by the end of the semester
  • Forming a committee to explore adopting a Preferred Name Option for campus
  • Safe Zone Module 4: Becoming an Active Ally – Tuesday, November 18 8:30am-9:30am in the Career & Leadership Development Conference Room and Friday, November 21, 11am-12noon in UC 260
  • There’s WAY more than just that – read the Full Minutes to find out more!

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Safe Zone Training – Module 4: Becoming an Active Ally

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The Chancellor’s Task Force on LGBT* Issues will hold Module 4 Safe Zone Training on Tuesday, November 18 from 8:30-9:30am in the Career & Leadership Development Conference Room and again on Friday, November 21 from 11am-12pm in UC 260.

Module 4: Becoming an Active Ally helps faculty and staff become stronger, more supportive allies and contribute to a more inclusive environment for LGBT* people through their unique roles on campus. For more information or to RSVP for a training, please contact Cindy Konrad at konradc@uww.edu.

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Movie Night!

The Queer Cultural Series will host a film night on Tuesday, November 11 from 6-8pm in the Warhawk Connection Center, UC 128. The film Boy Meets Girl captures the giddy excitement, sexual heat, and heartache when Ricky, a 21-year old transgender girl living in Kentucky, finds love in unexpected places in her small home town. For more information or to request accommodations, please contact Cindy Konrad at konradc@uww.eduBoyMeetsGirlPoster_640

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Safe Zone Training – Module 3: LGBT* Student Panels

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The Chancellor’s Task Force on LGBT* Issues will hold LGBT student panels on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from noon – 1 p.m., and again on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 2-3 p.m. in the Warhawk Connection Center, University Center room 128. Hear directly from students about their experiences as LGBT* people — growing up, on campus, and out in the world. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Cindy Konrad, LGBT coordinator, at konradc@uww.edu.

The panels serve as Module 3 Safe Zone training on campus. The Safe Zone program provides a safe, comfortable setting for members of the campus community to learn about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender identities and issues.

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October 2014 Meeting

The LGBT Task Force met once again on Thursday, October 9, 2014. Here is what what discussed as well as highlights of upcoming events:

  • Boxes and Walls:The Oppression Experience – October 13-16,2014, 6-10pm Esker Hall – created and hosted by Res Life – all are invited to this interactive diversity to get a glimpse of what life is like for someone else
  • Safe Zone Module 2: Gender Identity – Friday, October 10, 12-1pm, and Wednesday, October 15, 8:30-9:30am, Career & Leadership Development Conference Room
  • Safe Zone Module 3: LGBT* Student Experiences – Tuesday, October 28, 12-1pm and Thursday, November 6, 2-3pm, Warhawk Connection Center
  • Queer Cultural Film: Boy Meets Girl – Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 6pm in the Warhawk Connection Center
  • There’s WAY more than just that – read the Full Minutes to find out more!

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