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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

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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…


January 24, 2014

NEW Support Group: Lavender Circle

The Lavender Circle is an open, affirming place to explore our identities and experiences, and have questions answered amongst a supportive group of peers. Join us for discussions framed around gender identity, gender expression, sexual identity development, and more.  This group is not framed around ally development.   When: Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:30 PM* Where:…


NEW Trans* & Gender Queer Support Group

Looking for camaraderie and support around gender identity and/or expression? Look no further! Ready, get set, GENDER! Every Tuesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Q Center you too can meet with others who wish to explore the continuum of gender identity and expression through discussion, support of one another, and connection. This support group is…


October 16, 2013

Sara Farizan’s “If You Could Be Mine (ALGONQUIN)” Reading & Book Signing

A seventeen-year-old girl in Iran longs to carry on her relationship with her best friend Nasrin in public, but their country is a dangerous place for two women in love. When Nasrin’s parents announce they have an arranged marriage set for their daughter, Nasrin believes that she and Sahar can carry on in private with the…


May 8, 2013

May Events Digest Style

MAY 10th 5pm Broken Bodies, Brainwash Ph.Ds. PBP: Police Brutality Profiling Ethnic Cultural Center   MAY 11th 3pm Krip-Hop Nation/5th Battalion Presents Police Brutality Profiling, Krip Kultural Activism Through Hip-Hop/Spoken Word Alder Hall (HFS UW)   MAY 13th Islam Awareness Week 2013 University of Washington   MAY 15th 6pm Remember AIDS History: three documentaries on…



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