*This Calendar is Continuously Updated - Please Stay Tuned for Changes!*
You Can visit our live calendar at: http://events.unl.edu/wgs/
September 4 (Thursday):
Women's Center and LGBTQA Resource Center Open Houses, 3:00-6:00pm (340 and 346 Nebraska Union)
Come to the LGBTQA+ and Women's Centers Open Houses to learn about the Center, eat some delicious snacks and enjoy some good company!
September 19 (Friday):
Laverne Cox, "Ain't I a Woman, 7:30 pm, Centennial Room, Nebraska Union
In her speech, Cox will explore how the intersections of race, class and gender uniquely affect the lives of trans women of color by drawing from her own personal experiences and tells the story of the unique challenges along her journey to womanhood, professional achievement, self-acceptance and love.
This event will be free for UNL students with a valid NCard and $10 for all others. Tickets will only be available at the door.
October 2 (Thursday):
Ana Castillo Reading, 4:00pm, Nebraska Union.
Reading by poet and novelist Ana Castillo. Reception and book signing to follow.
October 3 (Friday):
WGS Colloquium, Dr. Karma Chavez, "'AIDS Knows No Borders’: Activist Rhetoric Against the Ban on HIV+ Immigration," 3:30-5:00pm.
This lecture will examine AIDS activist rhetoric used to challenge US immigration law during the 1990 and 1992 International AIDS Conferences. Their strategies offer insight into the function of rhetoric in building transnational coalitions, as well as into the unique characteristics of AIDS activist rhetoric during a time when for most, AIDS was a death sentence. Karma R. Chávez is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Arts and affiliate in the Program in Chican@ and Latin@ Studies and the Department of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
October 9 (Thursday):
Lynn Shutters, Medieval and Renaissance Studies Mary Martin McLaughllin Memorial Lecture, 5pm Great Plains Art Museum 1155 Q Street.
Dr. Shutters teaches early literature and women and gender studies at Colorado State University. Her academic interests include representations of love, sex, and marriage in medieval literature; representations of non-Western peoples in medieval literature; medievalism; and feminist and queer theory.
SAGE: Students Advocating for Gender Equality
QAC: Queer Ally Coalition
Women's Center: Latina Discussion Group 12:00-1:00 pm @ the Women's Center
Women's Center: Lesbian, Bisexual, and Questioning (LBQ) Group 12:00-1:00@ the Women's Center
QAC: Weekly Mtg 6pm @ the Union
Women's Center: University of Nebraska After Action Report for Women's Vetran's Group 3:30pm @ the Women's Center
Women's Center: Sister Circle, Tara 12:00-1:00pm @ the Women's Center
Other Campus Calendars
LGBTQA Programs and Services Calendar
Recurring Meetings (weekly, monthly)
VOH: Phenomenal Women - 5:45 pm 2545 N St
International Women and Children Group: 9:30-11:30am, University Lutheran Chapel
CGLBTC Mtg: First & Third Tuesday of each month, 11:30am-12:30pm, Union Room 200
UNITE Mtg: 5:30-7:00 pm @ the Culture Center
VOH: Talking Circle Support Group 5:30-7:00 pm @ 2545 N St
PFLAG Mtg: Fourth Tuesday of each month 7:00 @ Unitarian Church
VOH: Sexual Trauma Support Group 5:30-7:00 pm @ 2545 N St
VOH: Mujeres Unidas 12:30-2:00 pm @ 2545 N St
PFLAG: Lincoln Pride Comm. - 2 nd Friday 7:00 @ Unitarian Church
PFLAG: GLBT/Allies Coffee House - 3 rd Friday 7:30 @ Unitarian Church
VOH: Domestic Violence Support Group 9:00-10:30 am @ 2545 N St
VOH: Sexual Trauma Support Group 11:00 am-12:30 pm @ 2545 N St
W.I.N.G.S.: 11-11:30 am on 89.3 FM, KZUM, Lincoln's Community Radio Station, listen online @ www.kzum.org
The Wimmin's Show: 11:30-1:30pm on 89.3 FM, KZUM, Lincoln's Community Radio Station, online @ www.kzum.org
Commonly Used Acronyms:
ALLY: Program promoting pro-Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Queer and anti-heterosexist attitudes and behaviors
CGLBTC: Committee for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns
EDEP: Eating Disorder Education and Prevention
PFLAG: Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
VOH: Voices of Hope (formerly Rape Spouse Abuse Crisis Center)
W.I.N.G.S.: The Women's International News Gathering Service - WINGS is a news program reported by and about women. It is created by an all-woman independent radio production company. See Sunday listing below for time and listening info. www.wings.org
The Wimmin's Show: The Wimmin's Show features an eclectic mix of music by women artists from around the world, news and commentary, and lesbian and feminist perspectives and topics. The show has existed for over 25 years with each volunteer bringing her own perspectives. Current volunteers for the show include Anderson, Sally Vanderslice, Rachel McClain and Molly Pitcher. See Sunday listing below for time and listening info.