Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Rainbow Report

Rainbow Report

University of Maryland, College Park

“The unstoppable & QUEER.”

“They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”

-Andy Warhol

LGBT Equity Programs:

* Queer Study Time (Every Wednesday)

o Wednesdays at 2PM, 2218 Marie Mount Hall.

o Don’t forget to study! Even though the semester is just beginning you can bring your homework for some low-key study time in a relaxed environment.

* Queer Luncheon (Every Thursday)

o Thursdays from 11:30AM-12:30PM, 2218 Marie Mount Hall.

o Come bring your lunch, and your friends. We'll bring the board games, the card games, the music, and the queer space. Allies are encouraged to join us!

* Safe Space(Every Thursday):

o October 27, from 7:30 to 9:00 in the Art/Sociology Building (ASY) room 3215.

o a supportive environment for students navigating identity, coming out, or transitioning. It is a partnership between the LGBT Equity Center and Pride Alliance.

Co-sponsored Programs:

* An Evening Celebrating the LGBT Community at CSPAC

o Tuesday, November 15, 2011 5:30-9:30 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

o Regie Cabico, the “Lady Gaga of spoken word artists” 5:30PM at the Cafritz Foundation Theatre. Free Admission.

o LGBT Reception and Pizza Party-- 6:30PM at the Upper Pavilion. Free, Please RSVP to lizzeta@umd.edu

o New York Festival of Song: Manning the Canon: Songs of Gay Life. 8PM at the Gildenhorn Recital Hall. Student Tickets, $9.

Additional Announcements:

* TransU (This Thursday):

o October 27, 2011, 6-7 PM 0120 Jiminez

o a discussion and safe space for those who identify as transgender, gender queer, or otherwise feel restricted by conventional definitions of "man" and "woman".

* Women2Women (W2W)(Every Tuesday):

o October 25, 7-8PM, 0120 Jimenez.

o A discussion group for LGBTQQIA- identified women.

* Bro to Bro (Every Tuesday):

o October 25, 6:30- 7:30 pm, Terrapin Room A

o a group for LGBTQQIA- identified men.

* True Colors of Maryland (TCOM)(Every Thursday):

o October 27, 7-9PM, 0120 Jimenez.

o a discussion group for LGBTQQIA people of all colors.

* Pride Alliance Event—“All Hallows Queen”:

o Friday, October 28, 8-11PM, Atrium in Stamp.

o Ready for Halloween to be frightful and fabulous? Come join us at Pride Alliance as we celebrate this year's Fall Social: All Hallows Queen.

o Be ready for amazing music from our DJ, frightful decorations and costumes, awesome refreshments (and lots of candy :D), and a great way to celebrate the beginning of Halloween weekend with all your friends. The event is free and everybody is invited to attend the festivities!

* Participate in an LGBT Survey

o Oct 24 2011- Nov 30 2011

o Mihee Kim is a doctoral student at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. She is conducting an online news experiment, which will award $25 cash to five randomly-selected participants who complete the 15 minute experiment online.

o If you would like to participate in this online study, please click following URL and then register. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/signup_l

o This study is to investigate how audiences' current opinions influence on their perception of online news about controversial issues including same sex marriage. This study will help to understand how online news about issues related to LGBT such as same sex marriage is accepted by audiences.

Would you like your announcement or program to appear in Rainbow Report? The Report is typically sent out on Tuesdays. To ensure your announcement’s consideration for publication, submit it via this form at least one week in advance: http://lgbt.umd.edu/newsletteritem.html

Would you like the LGBT Equity Center to consider co-sponsoring one of your events by lending our name, resources, or outreach support? Please submit all co-sponsorship requests through this web form at least one week prior to requesting a decision on your co-sponsorship request. Resources are limited. http://lgbt.umd.edu/cosponsorships.html If you wish to engage in a deeper collaboration beyond event co-sponsorship, please talk and meet with us directly.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to contact us at 301-405-8720, by e-mail at lgbt@umd.edu, or come to our office. We are located in 2218 Marie Mount Hall.