Monday, December 10, 2012

Rainbow Report

Rainbow Report
University of Maryland, College Park
“The unstoppable & QUEER.”

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. Wishing you happiness.”
—Helen Keller
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LGBT Equity Programs:
* Queer Lunch
o   We’ll see you in the Spring for our next Queer Lunch!
Co-Sponsored Programs:
* Safe Space
o   Wednesdays 7:30 in 2308 Marie Mount Hall
Student Group Meetings:
* Pride Alliance Retreat
o   January 22, 2013 from 10AM-3PM in the LGBT Equity Center
o   Open discussion on Pride Alliance goals, issues, and ideas for the Spring 2013 semester.
o   Potential topics include: revamping the Constitution, building educational programs, and the formation and closure of certain Pride Alliance positions.
* Trans U
o   A discussion and safe space for those who identify as transgender, genderqueer, or otherwise feel restricted by conventional definitions of "man" and "woman". Mondays at 7:00 PM in the LGBT Equity Center.
* Women2Women (W2W)
o   A discussion group for LGBTQQIA- identified women. Tuesdays at 7:00 PM in the LGBT Equity Center.
* Bro to Bro
o   A group for LGBTQQIA- identified men. Wednesdays at 6:30 PM at the LGBT Equity Center.
* Bisexuals at Maryland (BAM)
o   A discussion group for those who inhabit the wide expanse that lay between gay and straight. Thursdays at 6:00 PM in the LGBT Equity Center.
* True Colors of Maryland (TCOM)
o   A discussion group for LGBTQQIA people of all colors. Thursdays at 7:00 PM in the LGBT Equity Center

Additional Announcements:
* Internships available at Where The Girls Go
o   Where The Girls Go is a local queer lady events website experiencing major growth…including a new sweet website in the works.
o   We are currently seeking a few interns to help us out with event coverage, events, PHOTOGRAPHY, graphic design, marketing, writing and business development.
o   Ideally, you're interested in events, media and queers.  Passionate about community and building it.  And sharing it.  You should also be bright and fun and can commit about 5 hours per week on your respective duties.   
o   We can't pay you (YET) but have lots of perks including free event tickets and can arrange for school credit if you're school allows it.
o   Positions begin in January.
o   Please send a note with your experience and which department you'd like to help expand to

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

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.  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, or come to our office. We are located in 2218 Marie Mount Hall.