Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity

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April 2013

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Lavender Lunch on Transgender Health Care

Lavender Lunch on Transgender Health Care

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: 
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Sarah Holmes
Contact Phone: 
780-5767
Contact Email: 
sholmes@usm.maine.edu

Trained to understand the intricacies of modern health, Dr. Masina Wright is sophisticated and yet intuitive in her approach, cutting edge and yet traditional. With a special interest in hormonal wellness and stress management, The Wright Doctor is skilled in the art and science of health care. Bring your lunch, and join our conversation about transgender healthcare and wellness.


For more information, contact sholmes@usm.maine.edu

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
 
 
 
 
 
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Queer Straight Alliance Student Group Meeting (P)

Queer Straight Alliance Student Group Meeting (P)

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: 
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity
Contact Name: 
Sarah Holmes, Staff Advisor
Contact Phone: 
5767
Contact Email: 
sholmes@usm.maine.edu
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LGBTQ Community and Health Care Panel

LGBTQ Community and Health Care Panel

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, April 22, 2013, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: 
113 Masterton Hall, Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Sarah Holmes
Contact Phone: 
780-5767
Contact Email: 
sholmes@usm.maine.edu

Planned in collaboration with students in the Family Nurse Practitioner program, this panel will feature a diverse array of members from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning community talking about their experiences with health care.  What do we, as LGBTQ people, want our nurses and doctors to know?  What are some of the experiences we have had that haven't been positive?  How can we include more cultural competency in trainig and continuing education for health professions?

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
 
 
 
Robyn Ochs speaks on Bisexuality

Robyn Ochs speaks on Bisexuality

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 25, 2013, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: 
Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Sarah Holmes
Contact Phone: 
780-5767
Contact Email: 
sholmes@usm.maine.edu

Robyn is an educator, speaker and workshop leader, activist, and editor of the 42-country anthology, Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World and Bi Women.

An advocate for the rights of people of ALL orientations and genders to live safely, openly and with full legal equality, Robyn’s work focuses on increasing awareness and understanding of complex identities, and mobilizing people to be powerful allies to one another within and across identities and social movements.

The lecture will be free and open to the public.

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
 
Queer Talkback Night at Orlando with the USM Theater Dept

Queer Talkback Night at Orlando with the USM Theater Dept

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, April 26, 2013, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: 
Russel Theater, Gorham Campus
Contact Name: 
Sarah Holmes
Contact Phone: 
780-5767
Contact Email: 
sholmes@usm.maine.edu

Friday, April 26 is Queer Night with Orlando including a post-performance discussion with cast members and the director.  

Tickets: $8 - $15 available at www.usm.maine.edu/theatre

Co-sponsored by: USM Theatre Department and Women & Gender Studies

7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
 
 
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