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GLBTQ Resource Center News, Scholarships & Valentine’s Mixer


fyi… In This Edition:

– Upcoming GLBTQ  RC Events

– GLBTQ RC Scholarships

– The Eighth Annual TRANSforming Gender Symposium: Registration Now Open

– 2014 Undergraduate Diversity Conference (Feb. 19th)

-Upcoming WRC Events

– International Poetry Slam at CU Boulder: Call for Volunteers

– OASOS Program Specialist Position Opening

– Out Boulder February Events

– Vday Monologue Actor Sought

– GLBT Young Professionals Group at The Center (Denver)

– Service Learning Abroad

– GLBTQ RC Office Coordinator and Receptionist Application

We are hiring! Please see the attached application if you’re interested in applying to be the Office Coordinator and Receptionist for the GLBTQ Resource Center.
This is a work-study position. The deadline for this application is Monday, Feb. 17th
Office Coordinator and Receptionist


Upcoming GLBTQ RC Events

Valentine’s Day Mixer!

4-6:30PM in Abrams Lounge, 3rd Floor of Center for Community

God Loves Uganda

Friday, February 14 – 10:00am – First United Methodist Church

USA, Feature Documentary, 2013, 83 min
On the 2014 Academy Award shortlist Winner of many documentary film awards from around the world. Oscar-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda’s terrifying turn toward biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality.

The New Black documentary, with discussion by Professors Holmes and Williams, Ethnic Studies

Tuesday, February 18


Humanities 1B50

What to do When things go to Sh#)*&: a panel discussion about campus resources

Wednesday, February 19


UMC 415-417

Healthy Relationships for LGBTQ and Allies: Forum

Wednesday, February 26

5-6:30 in Abrams Lounge, 3rd Floor

CU GLBTQ Pride Game: Women’s Basketball

Come join the CU GLBTQ Resource Center at the CU Women’s Basketball Pride game on Friday, February 28th at 5pm at the Coors Event Center!

$5 General Admission

To purchase tickets please visit: www.cubuffs.com/promo

Promo code: TS-2014GLBTQ

GLBTQ Resource Center Scholarships

The GLBTQ Resource Center, the GLBT Alumni Chapter, the LGBT Studies Certificate Program and the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences sponsor annual scholarships for students in the CU GLBTQIA community. These scholarships are made available through many generous donors. The deadline for the 2014-2015 scholarship applications is Friday April 25, 2014. 

More more info, visit http://www.colorado.edu/glbtqrc/scholarships.html

LGBTQIA Scholarship Fund – $2,000

Positive Futures Scholarship– $1,500

The Karen Raforth Scholarship– $1,000

GLBT Alumni Chapter Scholarship– $1,000

The Eighth Annual TRANSforming Gender Symposium

March 14-15, 2014




About the TRANSforming Gender Symposium

The University of Colorado-Boulder’s TRANSforming Gender Symposium is celebrating its eighth year! The Symposium hosts national and local transgender, genderqueer, and intersex activists and scholars to raise awareness of how we can celebrate the diversity of gender and biological sex. This year’s symposium will feature the following keynotes:

Thea Hillman, award-winning author and activist on intersex identity


Esmé Rodriguez, performance-artist, writer and educator


Kortney Ryan Ziegler, academic and film director of Still Black: A Portrait of   Transmen


The Symposium is free and open to the public! (We will be asking for a cost-free registration at a later date.) In addition to nationally recognized speakers, we are excited to be including workshops and panels throughout the symposium. Previous presenters and participants have included academics, health professionals, community organizers, performance and visual artists, students, faculty, staff, youth, family members, community members, and other interested folks.

2014 Undergraduate Diversity Conference

What does it mean to talk about “diversity” in a city like Boulder?

What kinds of alliances promote equity and inclusion for all members of our community?

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at CU Boulder, the Diversity and Student Services Committee of the Program for Writing and Rhetoric will hold the 5th Annual Undergraduate Diversity Conference on the theme Alliance. The conference has become a signature CU event to promote dialogue on diversity issues, to enhance openness and respect on campus, and to showcase PWR student writings on diversity-related topics. Between 150-200 people, including immigrant workers, students, faculty, staff, and members of the community, are expected to attend this event held in room 235 of the University Memorial Center (UMC). The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. with a special welcome & warm-up activity led by award-winning CU Theater & Dance Instructor, Nii Armah Sowah, director of 1,000 Voices Project. Food, dialogues and events continue until 2:00.

In addition to round-table dialogues with simultaneous translation, keynote speaker Tony Garcia will speak on his 28 years of experience with Su Teatro, Colorado’s largest and oldest Chicano theater troupe. In response to the conference theme, Alliance, the specially selected student presentations cover diversity issues ranging from the local to the international.

For more information: James.F.Walker@colorado.edu.


Upcoming WRC Events

Please join us for our upcoming Women’s Resource Center events!


The WRC is Hiring!

Kitchen Table

Crafternoon – Canvas and Mocktails: Painting Positivity into Your Life

Feminist Literary Collective – February

The WRC is Hiring!

Are you interested in working in a woman centered, social justice based organization? Great news! The Women’s Resource Center is currently searching for applicants to fill six coordinator positions for the Fall 2014 semester. We will be hiring for Programming, Outreach, Marketing and Health and Wellness coordinators. Applications and full job descriptions will be at the WRC located in the UMC room 416, or on our website athttp://www.colorado.edu/WomensResourceCenter/getinvolved/getinvolved.htm. You can also email Hannah.wilks@colorado.eduto get a copy emailed to you. Applications are due by 5:00pm on Friday February 21st. Please stop by the WRC if you have any questions or to pick up an application.

Kitchen Table

Kitchen Table is a casual, social, and safe space for women of color and multi-ethnic women on campus. Students, staff, and faculty are welcome to attend. Come and enjoy free food, music, and great conversation. Join us February 5, 5:00 – 6:30 in the Women’s Resource Center (UMC 416).

Crafternoon – Canvas and Mocktails: Painting Positivity into Your Life

Join the CU Women’s Resource Center for an afternoon dedicated to crafts and self-care. As classes start and schedules fill up it’s easy to forget about what YOU need. Enjoy some mocktails while Alex Dutro-Maeda leads the group in painting canvases themed around staying positive. Relax, laugh, build relationships, and make something to take home. This program is open to students, staff, and faculty. Canvas and Mocktails will be held in the Dennis Small Cultural Center (UMC 457) on February 7th, from 1 to 2:30.

Feminist Literary Collective

Interested in expanding your feminist horizons? Come and join the Women’s Resource Center book club as we read and discuss a selected text each month surrounding pertinent women’s issues as they intersect with race, class, gender, sexuality. The book club will encouraging open and free discussion. It is a great way to start reading again if you have not done so in a while, as well as engage in conversation feminist-friends-to-be. February book: The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson. We will be discussing the book Friday February 28th from 1 to 3 in the Women’s Resource Center (UMC 416).


International Slam Poetry Slam at CU Boulder

Association of College Unions International Poetry Slam


Wednesday, March 12 – Saturday, March 15 in the UMC

The ACUI CUPSI is a slam poetry event that is being hosted by the University Memorial Center at the University of Colorado Boulder. CUPSI is a form of performance poetry that occurs within a competitive poetry event, called a “slam,” at which poets perform their own poems that are judged on a numeric scale by randomly picked members of the audience. The ACUI, College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational, offers an opportunity for colleges from all over to country to compete for top honors and share their artistry and voices, this year, at CU Boulder. Performers and attendees alike are enriched by sharing poetry, embracing the values of inclusivity, and supporting a program in which “everyone’s voice is welcome. “ We are looking for people that would like to volunteer to help at the event. If you would like more information, please contact Kim Kruchen (Kimberly.Kruchen@colorado.edu).

OASOS Program Specialist Position Opening

Hello Wonderful OASOS Friends and Supporters!


I wanted to let you know that OASOS is currently searching for a new Program Specialist. This position will be responsible primarily for the direct youth work in the program (running youth groups, GSA support, etc.) and the position will be 20 hours a week.  If you know of a good candidate please send them this link http://www.bouldercounty.org/jobs/opp/pages/default.aspx, and encourage them to apply.



Out Boulder February Events


Out Boulder’s annual Red Party on Friday, February 14, 7 –  11 pm! This year we’ll be wearing RED at Twisted Pine Brewery with a DJ, silent auction, and great food!

Ticket Prices: $20 for single, $35 for two, includes 1 free beer per ticket.


Out Boulder is Boulder County’s LGBTQ Community Center. outboulder.org


LGBTQ Cooking Class: Taste of Europe Feb 13

Taste a rainbow of healthy whole foods dishes with international flare at these LGBTQA (lesbian, gay, bi, trans*, queer, and allies) cooking classes that will nourish your body, mind and spirit. Come enjoy a fun, delicious class that will boost your confidence and increase your repertoire in the kitchen. 15% of the proceeds will be donated to Out Boulder.

Thursday, February 13th, 2014, 6-9pm (Register by February 6th.)
Flirt with the romantic flavors of the continent! Enjoy sensual dishes worthy of St. Valentine, and get extra points for flirting. Wine pairing will be offered.

Together we’ll cook up (and then eat) delicious, nourishing dishes that you can easily recreate on your own. The series will provide you with healthy every day meal ideas that you will enjoy again and again. Cost: $35/person. Bring a friend and save $5 each.

Advance registration required. Classes are limited to 12 people, so please register early to ensure your spot!

More info and register at: http://www.eatwellcounseling.com/events/2014/02/cooking-with-confidence-taste-a-rainbow

V-day Monologue Actor Sought

My name is  Miriam Schiff I am the organizer of Vday Boulder 2014 and the community director of Eve Ensler’s
The Vagina Monologues.
Each year we perform the monologues as a fundraiser for a local non profit agency.  This year our beneficiary is Out Boulder.
I need your help in finding someone for the monologue “They beat the girl out if this boy…or so they tried “.  It is a transgender monologue based on  interviews Eve Ensler did in a week end workshop with Trans females.
It was performed in our 2012 production by Nicole Garcia and I would like to include this important and relevant monologue this year.
Please call me at 303-619-3744
Or email me with any information you can, mimischiff@gmail.com
Thank you for your time and help
All the best


GLBT Young Professionals Group at The Center (Denver)

GLBT Student Services and Career Services friends,

I just wanted to send you a quick note about the GLBT Young Professionals Group that we are running this year at The Center. We started with a few workshops last year, and are getting more formalized for 2014 and would love your help in getting the word out.

Our first 2014 event will be next week, Wed 1/29 at 6pm The Center, 1301 E Colfax Ave. in Denver.

There is information here on our website http://www.glbtcolorado.org/home/socialsupport/lgbt-young-professionals/

And information here on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/491272374315560/

Additionally, the rest of the dates for events are posted on the website as well, and as we add speakers on the topics listed we will be sure to update the information.

Hope all is well, please let me know if you have any questions and I hope everyone is off to a great 2014!