GENERAL BODY MEETINGTBA
Poet Kay Barrett Tuesday 10/21 @ 8:30pm in the Library Auditorium
A 2009 Campus Pride Hot List artist, 2013 Trans Justice Funding Project Panelist, and 2013 Trans 100 Honoree, Kay Ulanday Barrett is a poet, performer, and educator, navigating life as a disabled pin@y-amerikan transgender queer in the U.S. with struggle, resistance, and laughter. K. has featured on colleges & stages globally including; Princeton University, UC Berkeley, NYU, Musee Pour Rire in Montreal, Brooklyn Museum, and The Chicago Historical Society. K’s bold work continues to excite and challenge audiences. K. has facilitated workshops, presented keynotes, and contributed to panels with various social justice communities. Honors include: Finalist for The Gwendolyn Brooks Open-Mic Award and contributions in Poor Magazine, Kicked Out Anthology, Windy City Queer: Dispatches from the Third Coast, Make/Shift, Filipino American Psychology, Asian Americans For Progress, Dapper Q, and Bitch Magazine. K. turns art into action and is dedicated to remixing recipes. See K. online on twitter @kulandaybarrett or kaybarrett.net.
Speaker Sam Brinton Friday 10/24 @ 7:30pm in Education Building 115
Sam will be covering the general topic of Conversion Therapy, and how the practice is legal still in multiple states. He will also be describing his own experiences in Conversion Therapy, which is the general experience of many young people who go through the process. Part of his story also concerns the feelings he began experiencing during conversion therapy of self-hatred and suicide, as well as the aftermath that he stills deals with. DLP and PRISM are co-hosting this event.
Meetings are at 3:00 PM every Wednesday in the Decker Hall Main Lounge.
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