Tag: LGBT

Nice turnout for LGBT education event last Friday

More than one hundred participants representing Northeast Wisconsin long-term care agencies, advocacy, and human service organizations attended last Friday’s free training, “Aging in the LGBT Community and Addressing Resident Relationships.” Stacie Christian, UW-Green Bay diversity coordinator, represented UW Green Bay in hosting the event. See a photo and more.

LGBT event draws human service professionals to one-day workshop

More than one hundred participants representing Northeast Wisconsin long-term care agencies, advocacy, and human service organizations attended a showing of the critically acclaimed documentary “Gen Silent” in the Phoenix Rooms at UW-Green Bay last Friday. The film presentation was a central element of a free training session, “Aging in the LGBT Community and Addressing Resident […]

Campus is site for workshop on aging in LGBT community

On Friday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Union’s Phoenix Room, the Pride Center and the Brown County Aging and Disability Resource Center will co-host a free training session, “Aging in the LGBT Community and Addressing Resident Relationships.” The presenters are Kathy Flores, the city of Appleton’s diversity coordinator and an […]

Upcoming events: Transgender panel, Reich’s ‘Inequality for All,’ Ally training

Three events of possible interest during February are: * Wednesday, Feb. 19 — The LGBTQ Resource Center is sponsoring a Transgender Guest Panel from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Christie Theatre, followed by an open house with cake and refreshments in the LGBTQ Resource Center. * Wednesday, Feb. 19 — The American Intercultural Center […]

Jeffreys, Smith part of news story on pope’s gay priest comments

Prof. Derek Jeffreys and Associate Prof. Christine Smith on Monday (July 29) were part of a Fox 11 News story on Pope Francis’ recent comments concerning gay priests. “If a person is gay and accepts the Lord and has goodwill, who am I to judge them?” the pontiff said during a recent interview. Smith, representing […]

Nominations for Lavender Leadership Award

Nominate a UW-Green Bay senior, staff and/or faculty member for the Lavender Leadership Award which was instituted in 2011 to recognize those who have made significant contributions to improving the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The honorees will be honored at the Lavender Graduation in April. […]

You’re invited to attend Lavender Leadership Awards, April 18

Last week we shared notice of the opportunity to nominate a candidate for the Lavender Leadership Award program. This week, we extend an invitation to any and all to show their support for the Lavender Graduation event through their attendance at the program on Wednesday, April 18. Please direct questions and RSVPs to staff member […]

Planning Committee needed for first ‘Lavender Graduation’ in April 2012

Lavender Graduation is a cultural celebration that recognizes LGBT students and their allies of all races and ethnicities and acknowledges their achievements and contributions to the university as students who survived and thrived in college. If you are interested in being a part of this planning committee, please contact multicultural adviser Mai J. Lo Lee.