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Women on Wednesdays
Oct. 17th - LGBTQ in the Academy
11:00-3:00 in East Tennessee Room and Meeting Room 6 (Culp Center). Afternoon includes an opportunity for LGBTQ and allies faculty, staff, and grad students to come together socially and discuss issues, such as coming out during interviews and pro/con of selecting LGBTQ research topics.
Oct. 20th - Stop Intimate Partner Violence
Noon in Meeting Room 6 (Culp Center). The sexual assault program director for Crisis Center Inc. of Bristol will lead a discussion on the difficulty of LGBTQIA reporting, how to train first responders, the statistics, how to help survivors, and other relevant topics.
Oct. 22nd - "Laying the Foundation for Your Creative Dream: Playing with the Powerful Energy of YOUR INNER CREATOR" - A Women's Personal Enrichment Lunch Break Seminar. Facilitator Pam Murray shines the light on your Inner Creator. Meeting starts at noon in the Women's Resource Center (room 220 in the Campus Center Building). See the article on page 2 of the Women's Resource Center's quarterly newsletter!
Oct. 24th - Goth Prom and Drag Show featuring Eureka O'Hara and Special Guests
6:00 to 8:00 P.M. in The Cave (Culp Center). Join us for a night of music, dancing, and live entertainment hosted by Eureka O'Hara. Celebrate Halloween and compete in the couple's/group or single's costume contest. Light refreshments provided. Part of Freaky Fright Fest Weekend. For more information, contact Eureka O'Hara at email@example.com.
Oct. 27th - Difference in the Workplace
6:00 P.M. in Rogers-Stout Room 118. Clifford Koen, Professor of Business Law discusses the state of legal issues surrounding disability and gender rights in the workplace. Light refreshments provided.
Nov. 4th - LGBTQ in the Military
7:00 P.M. in Rogers-Stout Room 118. Panel gives voice to veterans and current service members to discuss the former Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, its repeal, and status of integration. Light refreshments provided.
Nov. 12th - Gender Identity Guest Speaker/Workshop
7:00 P.M. in Rogers-Stout 401. Content TBA.
Nov. 20th - Carry that Weight
3:00 P.M. in the Culp Dining Room 1 located on the 3rd floor by Max Carwile. This event is a conversation on healing and support for those who have been sexually assaulted. The conversation is open to survivors or those who care for or know survivors.
Nov. 20th - Transgender Day of Remembrance
7:00 P.M. in Borchuck Plaza. Candlelight vigil and spoken word event.