Friday, October 17, 2014

Upcoming Events for the Queer Community- Autumn 2014

Queer Feminine Narratives
Share your experiences as a queer, woman-identified and/or feminine-identified individual to gain solidarity and support in a safe space!

Tuesday, October 21st from 4:30 to 5:30
Tuesday, November 4th from 4:30 to 5:30
Tuesday, November 18th from 4:30 to 5:30
Q Center (HUB 315)

Cultures Not Costumes: The Do’s and Don’ts of Halloween
Have you started thinking about your costume for Halloween yet? Sometimes the costumes we choose can be offensive to certain groups, and we may not even realize it. Come join us for a night of exploring the line between traditional attire and stereotypical Halloween costumes.
Thursday, October 23rd from 6:30 to 8:00
HUB 250

To Love and Ruckus: An Evening with Kay Barrett
To Love & Ruckus: A night of sick & disabled performance by acclaimed activist & poet, Kay Ulanday Barrett. A 2009 Campus Pride Hot List artist, 2013 Trans Justice Funding Project Panelist, and 2013 Trans 100 Honoree, Kay Ulanday Barrett is a poet, performer, and educator, navigating life as a disabled pin@y-amerikan transgender queer in the U.S. with struggle, resistance, and laughter. K. has featured on colleges & stages globally including; Princeton University, UC Berkeley, NYU, Musee Pour Rire in Montreal, Brooklyn Museum, and The Chicago Historical Society. K’s bold work continues to excite and challenge audiences. K. has facilitated workshops, presented keynotes, and contributed to panels with various social justice communities. Honors include: Finalist for The Gwendolyn Brooks Open-Mic Award and contributions in Poor Magazine, Kicked Out Anthology, Windy City Queer: Dispatches from the Third Coast, Make/Shift, Filipino American Psychology, Asian Americans For Progress, Dapper Q, and Bitch Magazine. K. turns art into action and is dedicated to remixing recipes. See K. online on twitter @kulandaybarrett or*BIO 2013-2014
Wednesday, October 29th at 7:00pm (doors open 6:30)
Alder Auditorium