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  • What's the Tea?

    Thursdays, 2:45-3:45 p.m.; University Center, 5th floor, Social Justice Hub

    Come by and chat over tea and cookies at the new weekly social for LGBTQIAGNC students. Sponsored by the Queer Collective and Student Health Services. For more information, email wellness@newschool.edu. This event is canceled on days when the university is closed and on holidays.

    Queer Mixer with special guests from Housing Works

    Friday, February 21, 2014, 5:00-9:00 p.m.; University Center, 5th floor, Social Justice Hub

    The Queer Collective hosts a Queer Mixer for students, staff, and faculty who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual, and gender nonconforming (LGBTQIAGNC). The mixer starts off with a talk by guests from Housing Works about their work in Brooklyn, where the Ball Scene is the setting for HIV/AIDS outreach, awareness, and prevention.

    Asexuality: Addressing the A in LGBTQIAGNC

    Thursday, March 6, 2014, 6:00-9:00 p.m.; 68 Fifth Avenue, 1st floor, Orientation Room (room M101) 

    Safe Zone Training

    Friday, March 14, 2014, 1:00–5:00 p.m.; 80 Fifth Avenue, room 529

    This introductory training familiarizes participants with the aims and goals of the university's Safe Zone program. 

    Topics Covered

    •  Common experiences of the LGBTQIAGNC population
    •  Commonly used LGBTQIAGNC terms
    •  Stereotypes commonly associated with the LGBTQIAGNC population
    •  Heterocentrism, heterosexism, transphobia, and homophobia
    •  The coming-out process
    •  On-campus resources for LGBTQIAGNC students
    •  External and Web-based resources for LGBTQIAGNC students
    •  The role of a person trained in Safe Zone
    •  Ways for non-LGBTQIAGNC-identified people to further their development as allies

    To participate or obtain more information, email safezone@newschool.edu.

    Film Series: Moving from the Margins—Travelogues of Queer Identity and Acceptance

    Sundays, February 2-March 16, 2014, 3:00-5:30 p.m.

    68 Fifth Avenue, Bark (Orientation) Room (room M101) Join Media MA, in partnership with QUEEROCRACY and The New School's Queer Collective and Safe Zone program, Social Engagement at Parsons, Civic Engagement and Social Justice at Lang, and Social Justice Initiatives, for a six-week film series that explores the physical, emotional, and political dimensions of diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual and gender nonconforming (LGBTQIAGNC) experiences. We'll look at a range of issues including negotiating identity, race and representation, self-discovery and affirmation, gender transitioning, historical representations of LGBT characters in film, and health care activism. We will also show short films produced by Media MA students during our fall film production workshop. Each film will be followed by a panel discussion.  

    • February 2
      Pariah

    • February 9
      The Celluloid Closet

    • February 23
      How to Survive a Plague

    • March 2
      Paris Is Burning

    • March 9
      The Times of Harvey Milk

    • March 16
      Red Without Blue

    International Day of Trans Visibility

    Monday, March 31, 2014, 6:00-9:00 p.m.; 55 West 13th Street, room 205

    Empowered Bystander Workshop

    Friday, April 4, 2014, 6:00-9:00 p.m.; 65 West 11th Street, 5th floor (Wollman Hall)

    Day of Silence Tabling

    Friday, April 11, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; 66 West 12th Street, lobby

    Queer Prom

    Friday, May 2, 7:00-10:00 p.m.; 65 West 11th Street, 5th floor (Wollman Hall)

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