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LGBTQI Awareness Month

LGBTQI awareness posterClick here to download and print the LGBTQI Month 2011 Poster! 

Calendar coordinated by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women’s Studies, the Pride Network, and the Office for Faculty Development and Diversity.

 

 


March 7

Kathleen Stapleton a Warner Student in the Education Policy program produced a segment on 1370 about LGBTQI students and safe spaces.

March 25

8pm

Hubbell Auditorium, Hutchinson Hall

Ian Harvie University of Rochester
Comedian Ian Harvie

As one of the first openly transgendered comics, Ian Harvie has been dubbed "quite possibly the most
unique stand-up comic in the country" by Frontiers Magazine while Curve Magazine says he is the
"comedian Margaret Cho can't stop raving about." Tickets are on sale now for $5 for University undergraduates, $7 for graduate students, faculty, and staff, and $10 for members of the community and can be purchased at the Common Market in Wilson Commons, Equal Grounds (750 South Ave.), OUTlandish (274 N. Goodman St.), and online at www.urochestertickets.com.

Sponsored by Pride Network

Photo credit: Darren Setlow

April 4

7:30-9:30pm

Hoyt Hall

University of Rochester
Out in Reel: LGBTQI Film Series 

It's Elementary: A Film and Panel Discussion about LGBTQ Identities, Families, and Curriculum
It's ElementaryIt's Elementary takes cameras into classrooms across the U.S. to look at one of today's most controversial issues - whether and how gay issues should be discussed in schools.

Sponsored by The Susan B Anthony Institute, The LGBTQ & Allies Special Interest Group at the Warner School, & Film and Media Studies.

 

April 8

1:30 pm

Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library

University of Rochester
"She Is What She Ain't:'Lillyn Brown and the Meaning of Black Male Impersonation"

Lecture by Kathleen Casey, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies


April 8

8:00 pm

May Room, Wilson Commons

University of Rochester

Spring Drag Show

The popular event features some of the best-known drag kings and queens in Rochester. Tickets are on sale now for $5 for University undergraduates, $7 for graduate students, faculty, staff, and members of the community and can be purchased at the Common Market in Wilson Commons and online at www.urochestertickets.com.

Sponsored by Pride Network

 

April 13

7:00 -8:30 pm

Dewey 1101

Shoulders to Stand OnUniversity of Rochester
Out in Reel: LGBTQI Film Series

Shoulders to Stand On: Screening and Talk with Filmmaker Evelyn Bailey

A screening of clips from that documentary that will chronicle and safeguard the history of the LGBT community in the Rochester region.

Sponsored by The Susan B Anthony Institute, The LGBTQ & Allies Special Interest Group at the Warner School, & Film and Media Studies.

 

April 14

8:00 -7:00 pm

Rochester Riverside Convention Center
123 East Main Street
Rochester, NY

In the Rochester Community...  

2011 Out & Equal Northeast Regional Workplace Summit - Equality is Your Business 

Out and Equal SummitCome hear two keynote speakers and 16 workshops conducted by nationally known thought leaders on some of todays most important topics such as: -Business case for marriage equality

-Bullying from playground to workplace

-Tax equity for LGBT couples 

-Healthcare equality

-Transgender non-discrimination

-And more! 

    You'll leave the summit with actionable ideas to engage LGBT employees, allies, and management to make a difference in your workplace.  Summit registration is $90 for business professionals, $50 non-profit professionals and $40 students.  Can't join us for the full day? Come for lunch with keynote address by Enrique Atienza, Vice President, Levi Strauss & Co, San Francisco presenting "The Levis Brand's White Knot Campaign in Support of Marriage Equality"  for only is $50.

    Get more information

    Register Now!

     

April 15

TAKE ACTION NOW!

On the National Day of Silence, hundreds of thousands of students nationwide take a vow of silence to bring attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying, and harrassment in their schools.

http://www.dayofsilence.org

 

April 20

7:00 -8:45 pm

Dewey 1101
University of Rochester
Out in Reel: LGBTQI Film Series 

StraightlacedDouble Feature: Straightlaced – How Gender’s Got Us All Tied Up & Outlaw
Outlaw (26 min) is a film short film about Leslie Feinberg, a self-identified "gender outlaw" who has spent much of zir life passing as a man, speaks with passion and intelligence about zir experiences in this video manifesto. Straightlaced (67 min) is a fearless look at a highly charged subject, Straightlaced unearths how popular pressures around gender and sexuality are confining American teens.

OutlawSponsored by The Susan B Anthony Institute, The LGBTQ & Allies Special Interest Group at the Warner School, & Film and Media Studies.


April 27

7:00 -8:15 pm

Dewey 1101
Two SpiritsUniversity of Rochester
Out in Reel: LGBTQI Film Series 

Two Spirits  Interweaves the tragic story of a mother’s loss of her son with a revealing look at a time when the world wasn’t simply divided into male and female and many Native American cultures held places of honor for intergraded genders.

Sponsored by The Susan B Anthony Institute, The LGBTQ & Allies Special Interest Group at the Warner School, & Film and Media Studies.