Q Center

February 26, 2015

Jen Self of the Q Center Receives GSBA’s Voice for Equality Award

On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, the Greater Seattle Business Association held its annual Business and Humanitarian Awards Dinner, always a spectacular fete. This year, the University of Washington has someone and something exciting to celebrate, our own director, Dr. Jen Self, and the Q Center were honored as the recipients of Special Recognition: Voice for…

Laverne Cox Visiting UW on May 5

Laverne Cox Visiting UW on May 5   ASUW Arts & Entertainment, HUB Culture & Pop Programs, ASUW Queer Student Commission, the Q Center and the UW’s Queer People of Color Alliance are so excited to announce that Laverne Cox is coming to the UW campus on May 5! She is known most recently for…

The Q Center is Going Abroad!

For the first time in our 10-year history, the Q Center is offering an Exploration Seminar to Barcelona, Spain! The seminar, Spain: Advancing Queer Policy Throughout the World?, is led by Q Center staff Jaimée Marsh and Jen Self, with sponsorship and support from the UW School of Social Work and CISAbroad. Both undergraduate and…

October 23, 2014

[Oct. 30] Queer Sex Ed Panel

     

May 20, 2014

Student Spotlight (Spring 2014)

The Q Center wishes farewell and a fabulous future to our graduating staff members! James, Ginger, and Lor filled us in on their favorite UW memory, the Q Center work they are most proud of, and what they look forward to after graduation. James, Ginger, & Lor James (they/them/their pronouns) Degree: BA in Anthropology Post-graduation plans: I’m really…

9th Annual Qolors Reception with Mia McKenzie

Q Center Staff with Mia McKenzie On April 9, the Q Center and the Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center collaborated to host the annual Qolors Reception, celebrating and centering the experiences of queer and trans* people of color. Now in its ninth year, the reception drew a record crowd of 135 guests. The reception featured spoken…

Lavender Graduation 2014: Be Your Own Queen

  Every year, the Q Center and the ASUW Queer Student Commission host Lavender Graduation as a time for the UW queer, trans*, two-spirit, same-gender-loving, and allied communities to come together and celebrate our multiple identities, our accomplishments, and sheer AWESOMENESS. This year’s ceremony will take place on Tuesday, June 10, from 6 – 8:30…

May 8, 2014

Q Center Pride Points

featured small q center logo

We are proud to highlight a few of the Q Center’s accomplishments for the 2013-2014 academic year: Participation in our Queer Mentoring Program more than doubled in the last year.  We’re now serving 94 participants! We provided Safe Zone training to 530 people and counting… Our student-run blog, Dear Queer, is wildly popular! Check out…

March 19, 2014

Internship position: Rainbow Health Fair Coordinator

The Rainbow Health Fair offers traditional and holistic health services and education from culturally competent providers to lesbian, bisexual, and queer women and genderqueer and transgender people, especially those with limited access to care.  The Rainbow Health Fair Coordinator will support all pieces of preparation and implementation for the YWCA’s annual Rainbow Health Fair, which…

January 31, 2014

Q Ink! (Winter Quarter)

Q Ink is a creative writing group run by the Q Center library. We will help peer edit and give comments and critiques to your stories. It will be a free writing space where you can let your creativity flow onto a page or a laptop. It will be a place where writers don’t have to…

Next Page »