Hel is a Program Assistant at the Q Center who does education and organizing around sexuality, gender, race, class and disability. As a multiply disabled trans person of color who has been on the UW campus both as a student and as staff for a few years, they have a pretty good understanding of the resources available, and are open to talk about anything including coming out, questioning, trans* identities, race, disability, referral or assistance in looking for financial resources, mental health concerns, engaging with the queer community, isolation, and relationships. All conversations are confidential, and held in a safe and nonjudgmental manner. Hel is available to meet folks outside of the Q Center in another location on campus if that feels most comfortable. To schedule an appointment with Hel, please email them directly at email@example.com. Hel’s winter quarter 2013 availability is as follows:
***Peer advising with Hel cannot be used as educational training about identities you do not have. For information on educational resources, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.***
Lisa is an MSW intern with an empathetic ear. She is ready to listen & assist you with whatever may be on your mind or of concern. She has lived in Seattle for 14 years & is knowledgeable of queer Seattle resources & events. Lisa is interested in discussion & advising around Coming Out, relationships, & gender. She is also active in the local Jewish community & would love to share her knowledge & experiences with you.
Drop-Ins: Tuesdays & Fridays 11:00am-1:00pm
*email email@example.com for a different time
Appointments with the Director
If you are wanting to set up a meeting time with Dr. Jen Self, you can book a 30 minute time slot. To make an appointment, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and specify which date and time slot you would like to book. You will receive a confirmation email once you are on Dr. Self’s calendar.
Not meeting with the director? Feel free to stop in and say, “Hi!”
Appointments with Assistant Coordinator
Assistant Coordinator, Emerson Sekins, works on policy advocacy efforts, particularly as they are relevant to transgender and gender variant persons and communities. Emerson is also active in disability communities and disability advocacy/policy transformation. Emerson would be happy to meet with folks looking for trans* or disability resources. Specifically, Emerson would be happy to meet with any student who has questions about the “Transgender Benefit” within the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), or about accessing other trans-specific health resources. Emerson can also assist with coordinating a name change and/or gender marker change within the UW records. To schedule an appointment with Emerson, contact them at email@example.com, or stop by the Q Center for their office hours.