Q Center

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…

June 2, 2012

Lavender Graduation Have you heard about this big party that the Q Center, Student Life, and OMAD are throwing for all of our supremely quirky, talented, brilliant, awkward, out-of-this-world-talented, creative, graceful, bright & shiny, critically thinking, self-doubting, wondering-what-to-do-next, FIERCE queer and allied graduates? Really? Haven’t heard about it? Not in in the 10 weekly countdown…

May 11, 2012

10 Ways to Take a Soul Shower

10 Ways to Take a Soul Shower Midterms got you down? Micro-aggressions eating away at your soul? Do you just want to take an extensive nap? Or eat cereal while not wearing pants? Do you need a refreshing practice to shake up your day? Or do you ever feel so dirty and sweaty and tired…

March 17, 2012

Resurrecting Bayard Rustin

Happy 100th birthday to a man whose expansive justice work across multiple sites of oppression, earned him a marginal place in history, Bayard Rustin, our “Lost Prophet.” While we are on the topic of birthdays of awesome queer folk who have facilitated the arc of the moral universe in bending toward justice…Audre Lorde would have…

February 21, 2012

Shit Adults Say to Young People

shit adults say to young people   “Cause I Said So!” How are the lives of young people controlled? With the viral videos, “Shit… says,” many people have brought to light underlining issues of violence that many people are victims of, and examining those that they we may actually create. Such videos have been broad…

February 3, 2012

10 Ways to Procrastinate Post Snowpocalypse

1. Think about vaginas… 2. Check out Trans* Conferences! 3. Go stickering. 4. Get your friends together and plan to hit up some awesome local events coming up this month: —“Broken Bodies, PBP” & “Under 1 Nation: Zulu & Krip-Hop” —Sex Fair at UW 2012 —ASUW’s 11th Annual “Vagina Monologues” —Annual ASUW Drag Show 5….

February 2, 2012

Gay Marriage?

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