Tag: LGBTQ Resource Center

UW-Green Bay named Top 25 LGBTQ-Friendly University

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GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay announced today that it has been informed of its selection as a 2015 Campus Pride Top 25 LGBTQ-Friendly College and University. The Top 25 listing was awarded based on the final responses to the Campus Pride Index, a national benchmarking tool in which schools self-assesses LGBTQ-friendly policies, […]

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 […]

Take Pride: LGBTQ Center gets new name

Our friends at the (now former) LGBTQ Resource Center are proud to announce they’ve changed the name of the space to the Pride Center. Interim Diversity Director Stacie Christian tells us this is part of a naming trend among colleges and universities looking to be more inclusive for all individuals who identify as gender minorities. […]

LGBTQ Resource Center plans spaghetti scholarship fundraiser

The LGBTQ Resource Center is holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the UW-Green Bay LGBTQ Resource Center Scholarship fund on Wednesday, March 12, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mauthe Center. UW-Green Bay students and employees, allies, friends and the public are invited. Both vegan and meat options will be available for the meal […]

Reminder on LGBTQ, inequality, SAFE Ally events this week

• 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 and the Dean of Students are sponsoring the […]

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 […]

Reminder: Friday’s Gerontology program looks at issues for LGBT elders

Stacie Christian, the University’s interim diversity director who teaches in Human Development and was previously executive director of nursing homes in Green Bay and Kewaunee and director of outpatient services for the Bellin Health Psychiatric Center, is the featured speaker this Friday (Nov. 1) at the Gerontology Brown Bag. Her presentation in the Union’s Christie […]

Next Gerontology program looks at LGBTQ issues for older Americans

The Gerontology Center and the LGBTQ Resource Center are providing the opportunity for discussion of the “Gen Silent” video that is being used to enhance the classroom experience and understanding of the issues experienced by older people who are LGBT. The discussion highlights LGBT elders who have lived closeted lives, and who now experience conflict […]

SAFE Ally session is added

Due to popular demand, a third SAFE Ally class has been made available this semester. SAFE Ally training provides the knowledge and tools for individuals to provide supportive environments for LGBTQ individuals. Another class has opened for Friday, Oct. 25, for 9 to 11 a.m. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Stacie Christian, […]