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H eygu y s ! Wel c omet oQS OC C ! Whet hery ou ’ r ear et u r ni ngmember , orabr andnewF r es her , we’ dl i k et o ex t endou rwar mes tofgr eet i ngst o y ou , ands ayamas s i vet hanky ou f orj oi ni ngou rs oc i et y ! T hi sy eari nQS OCpr omi s est o beoneofou rmos tex c i t i ngy et -i fy oudi dn’ tal r eadyk now, i t ’ s ou r3 0t hanni ver s ar yt hi sy ear , mak i ngu st heol des tL G B Ts oc i et yi nt hec ou nt r y ! Aswel l as t hat , we’ r enowof f i c i al l yt he l ar ges ti nI r el and, aswel l as bei ngoneoft hemos tac t i ve. Ou ret hosi ss i mpl e-t oc r eat eanat mos pher ewher e y ouc anbey ou r s el f , nomat t erwhat ; wher ey ouc an mak ef r i ends , goonni ght sou t , geti nvol vedandhave f u ni nas af es pac e. Wer u nevent sal l y earai medat get t i ngpeopl et oc omet oget her , aswel l asc el ebr at i ng al l t hebes tt hi ngsabou tqu eerc u l t u r eher ei nI r el and!


T heQS OCS c eneG u i de Wel c omet oc ol l ege, andwel c omet ot heD u bl i nqu eers c ene! T ool onghas t hewor d‘ s c ene’ beenas s oc i at edwi t hnegat i vec onnat at i ons , wi t hbi t c hy gay s , gos s i pands u per f i c i al i t y . T ou sher eatQS OC , T heS c enes i mpl ymeans t hebes tpl ac est ogoi nor dert ogety ou rgr ooveonandhaveagoodt i me! B el owy ou ’ l l f i ndwhatwebel i evet obet hebes tc l u bsandpu bst ovi s i tf or any onel ok i ngt oi ndu l gei nabi tofbant erandf u n! MOND AY I fy ou ’ r el ook i ngf orf r eet hr i l l sonaMondayeveni ng, y ouc ou l ddoaL OTwor s et han D ol l yD oesD r agon, atT heD r agononG eor ge’ sS t r eet ! F r eeadmi s s i on, gooddr i nk s pr omosands omebangi ngpopand80’ st u nesmak et hi sar eal l ygoodni ghtou t . T UE S D AY Wi t ht hel at es ti nr avehi t sandhi ps t ert u nes , C UNex t T u es dayi nL os tS oc i et yonS ou t h Wi l l i am S t r eeti swel l wor t hal ook , wi t hagoodadmi s s i onpr i c eof€ 6or€ 4on c heapl i s t . I fal t er nat i vemu s i ci s n’ ty ou rs c ene, c hec kou tG l i t zi nD andel i on, f ors ome c hees ypopandt heoc as i onal mu s i cac t , wi t han€ 8or€ 5c heapl i s tadmi s s i on. WE D NE S D AY B . O. L . Di st henewes tWednes dayni ghtgayc l u bni ght , hel di nt heWi l deVenu e. Ai med ats t u dent s , i tpr omi s est obeoneoft hemos tpu mpi ngpl ac esi nt own. I t ’ ss t r ai ght f r i endl y , s obr i ngal l y ou rbu di esal ong! Andwi t hs omef ant as t i cdr i nk spr omos , and r eal l yc ompet i t i veadmi s s i onpr i c es , t heonl yt hi ngy ou ’ r egonnabr eaki sy ou rbac k f r om danc i ngt omu c h. T H UR S D AY T hu r s day sar eal l abou tP r H omo!F ou ndi nT heD r agononG eor ge’ sS t r eet s , i t ’ sai meds pec i f i c al l yatL G B T Qs t u dent s , andc at er st oawi der angeofmu s i c al t as t es . Wi t hs t el l ar dr i nk spr omot i ons , andagoodadmi s s i onpr i c eof€ 7( € 5wi t hs t u dentc ar d) , i t ’ soneoft he s t al war t soft hes c ene. F R I D AY WhenF r i dayni ghtr ol l sar ou nd, andy ou ’ r el ook i ngf orar ave, t her er eal l yi snowher e t ogobu tWAR , i nt heB u t t onF ac t or yonC u r vedS t r eet , T empl eB ar . I t ’ snotc heapt oget i nat€ 8, bu tt hedr i nk spr omos , c opi ou sl as hi ngsoff ac epai ntandbangi ngr avet u nes wi l l k eepy oudanc i ngal l ni ght . S AT UR D AY I fy ou ’ r eover2 1 , t hebes tpl ac et ogoonaS at u r dayni ghti su ndou bt edl yMot her , f ou ndi n C ooper ’ Al l eyonE x c hangeS t r eet .I t ’ s€ 1 0t ogeti naf t er1 1 . 3 0, € 5bef or e, bu tdr i nkpr omos ar eamongs tt hebes tar ou nd, andt heec l ec t i cmi xofr et r oandmoder nmu s i c , aswel as t heoc c as i onal l i veac t , mak ei tagr eatpl ac et owr apu paS at u r dayni ght .


WH ATWED O S o, nowt haty ou ’ veac t u al l yJOI NE DQS OC , what c any ouex pec tf r om u sasas oc i et y ? Wel l , apar tf r om bei ngT H Ef r i endl i es ts oc i et yon c ampu s( we’ r enotevenk i ddi ng) , wer u ns omeof t hemos tr egu l arevent sofanys oc i et y . I fy oueverf anc yac hat , orj u s tl i k eagoodc u po’ j oe, c omeonu pt ot heS ocR oom ( i t ’ si nH ou s e6, j u s tt ot hel ef tofF r ontAr c hasy ouc omei n) , wher ewer u nc of eehou r sf r om 9am t o4 pm on F r es her sWeek , andf r om 1t o3 pm ever yot her weekoft hey ear . Apar tf r om r egu l arc of f eehou r s , wehaves ome oft hemos tvar i edevent sy ou ’ r egonnaf i ndf r om T r i ni t y ’ sNex tT opModel , gu es ts peak er s , f i l ms c r eeni ngs , s por tevent s , B r i ngAS t r ai ght F r i endNi ght s , S peedF r i endi ngandmor e ( es pec i al l ydu r i ngR ai nbowWeeki nH i l ar yT er m) , t her er eal l yi ss omet hi nggoi ngonatal l t i mes wheni tc omest oQS OC !


S O! You ’ vegoneou tt oWARorP r H omoorWi l deorwher ever , and s omef i ney ou ngl adorl as s i ehasc au ghty ou rey ei nt hec r owd! Af t er aheal t hydos eofs hneak ys hi f t i n’ , oneorbot hofy ous u gges tgoi ng bac kt os omeone’ spl ac e.B UT ! B ewar ned. F u nandgamesar eal l wel l andgood, bu tnowher eenc ou r agesi nf ec t i ont os pr eadl i k et he c ol l egel i f es t y l e! H er ear eaf ews i mpl eQS OCgu i del i nest omak e s u r ey ous t ayheal t hyandS T I f r ee: I fy ous u s pec ty ouhaveanS T D , don’ t hes i t at et ogetc hec k ed! I t ’ swi s et oget hec k edever y6mont hs , eveni fy ou ’ r e Neverdoany t hi ngt hatmak esy ouf eel u nc omf or t abl e. c ac t i s i ngs af es ex , j u s tt omak es u r e. S ex u al es t eem gi vesy out hec onf i denc et os aynot ot he pr er e’ sal i s tofpl ac esy ouc angetat es t : t hi ngsy oudon’ tl i k eands ayy est ot het hi ngsy oudo! I n H t heheatoft hemoment , y ou rpar t nermaynothave ayMen’ sH eal t hS er vi c er u nf r eec l i ni c s al way shavey ou rc omf or tands af et yatt hef or ef r ontof G yT u es dayandWednes dayeveni ng t hei rmi nd. I ti sy ou rr es pons i bi l i t yt omak es u r ey ouar e ever f r om 5 pm t o7: 3 0pm. . T hei rdr opi nc l i ni c s havi ngs af eandheal t hys ex . i nB aggotS t . H os pi t al pr ovi def r eeS T I . hec k s , f r eeH epat i t i sVac c i nat i on, and Us epr ot ec t i on! S T I sc anhaves er i ou sc ons equ enc es , f r om c f r eec ondomsandl u be. i nf er t i l i t yt oal i f et i meofhar s hmedi c at i on. Unex pec t ed pr egnanc i esc anal s obel i f ec hangi ng. Whi l et her ei sno r i ni t yC ol l egeH eal t hC ent r eal s or u nS T I wayt of u l l ypr ot ec ty ou r s el fagai ns tS T I sandu nex pec t ed T l i ni c si nt heheal t hc ent r eonc ampu sas pr egnanc yot hert hanabs t ai ni ngf r om s ex , u s i ngpr ot ec t i onc at el l i t ec l i ni coft heS ex u al l yT r ans mi t pr oper l ywi l l s i gni f i c ant l yr edu c et hec hanc es . F ori nf or ma- as t edI nf ec t i ou sD i s eas esC l i ni catS t . James t i onabou tpr ot ec t i onc hec kou rP r ot ec t i onG u i de. H os pi t al . Appoi nt ment sar et ec hni c al l y . r ee, howevert her ei sa€ 1 5c ou r i er G etc hec k edr egu l ar l y ! E veni fy ouar epr ac t i s i ngs af ers ex f har get ot r ans por tbl oods ampl esanda anddon’ tt hi nky ouhaveanyi nf ec t i ons , i ti ss t i l l agood c 5depos i tonmak i nganappoi nt ment . i deat ogof oranS T I c hec kabou tonc eever y6mont hs . € l r es u l t sar er et u r nedwi t hi n2week s . S omeS T I ss u c hasc hl amy di ac anhavenos y mpt oms Al what s oever , bu tc anc au s epr obl emsi nt hel ongr u ns u c h T heG u i deC l i ni catS tJames ’ sH os pi t al r u n asi nf er t i l i t y . Mos toft hes ear ever yeas i l yt r eat edi fc au ght r eedr opi nS T I c l i ni c sf orever y oneon ear l ybyanS T I c hec k . I nt hec as eofc hl amy di a, i ti sas i mpl e f Monday s , T u es day sandT hu r s day s . onc eof fi nj ec t i onorweekl ongc ou r s eofant i bi ot i c s . Agai nal l r es u l t sar epr oc es s edi nt wo week s , howevert heywi l l notc ont ac ty ou u nl es sy ouhaveapos i t i ver es u l t . “ No newsi sgoodnews ! ” T het i mesandmor e i nf or mat i onabou tt hec l i ni c sc anbe f ou nd


“ C omi ngOu t ” c anbeoneoft hemos ts t r es s f u l t i mesofay ou ngqu eerper s on’ sl i f e, oroneoft he eas i es tt r ans i t i onst hey ’ veeverex per i enc ed. T he onl yt hi ngt hatonec ans ayf orc er t ai nabou t ever yc omi ngou tex per i enc e, i st hati ts i gni f i esa c hange-whet heri t ’ sadr amat i cu pheavel , or s i mpl yi nt hewaypeopl et al kabou tt hepr onou n ofy ou rpr ef er r edpar t ner . Not woex per i enc esar e t hes ame, andnot wopeopl ear egoi ngt ohave t hes ames t or yt ot el l af t er war ds . B u tf orgoodor f orwor s e, QS OCi sher et opr ovi dey ouwi t hs u ppor t , nomat t erwhats t agey ou ’ r eati ny ou r c omi ngou tex per i enc e. C ol l egei sof t enl au dedasat i mewheny ou‘ f i nd ou twhoy ouar e’ . C l i c hédgu f fas i de, t hi ss t at ementc anr i ngt r u ef oranu mberofL G B T Qs t u dent swhomayormaynothavef el tf r eet obe t hems el vesi nt hei rhomet own. QS OCpr ovi deanu mberoft hi ngst omak et he c omi ngou tex per i enc eeas i erf oranys t u dent s whof eel t heynedt ogot hr ou ghi twhi l s ti nc ol l ege. Wepr ovi deas er i esofC omi ngOu tWor k s hops , ai medats pr eadi ngt hepos i t i veou t c omes ofc omi ngou t . Aswel l ast hes e, wehaveal i s tof s u ppor ts er vi c esavai l abl eonou rwebs i t e, www. t r i ni t y l gbt . c om, s hou l dany oneneedt hem. Andwe’ r et r y i ngt os pr eadt hegoodnewson You T u bet oo-c hec kou tt hes er i esof“ Wor t hI t ! ” vi deos , f ou ndonwww. y ou t u be. c om/T C D L G B T . Nomat t erwhaty ou rs i t u at i oni s , QS OCi sher et o hel pandl endanearandanar mf ors u ppor t s hou l dy oueverneedi t .


Hel l o and wel c ome t oc ol l ege l i f e!I fy ou' r e nota f i r s ty eart hen wel c ome bac k . . I ' m happyt o announc e Wi l de Venue ast he of f i c i als pons orand k eypar t nert o Tr i ni t yQ Socf or2012/ 13. Team Wi l de i shonor ed t o be as s oc i at ed wi t hs uc h an ac c l ai med and hi s t or i cs oc i et y ,whi c hs har esourc or ev al uesofi nc l us i v i t y , equal i t yand f un. The v i be atWi l de i sc os mopol i t an and s t r ai ghtf r i endl y ;meani ng t hi si sa v enue f orev er y one.We s etoutt o pr ov i de an al t er nat i v et ot he aged and t i r ed Gays c ene,whi c h hasbeen c r y i ng outf ora s hi ny ,f r es h and HOT l i t t l es i s t er ! Asy ourpar t nerwe wantt o of f ermor et han j us ta ni ght s pot ,buta s pac e wher ey ouri deasand pr oj ec t sc an c ome t ol i f e.We hav et wo gor geouspr i v at e ar east hatar e per f ec tf ors oc i et ymeet i ngs ,par t i es ,bookc l ubs ,di s c us s i on gr oupsorwhat ev ert ak esy ourf anc y !We al s o wantt o ex t end an i nv i t et ot ak e ov erourgal l er y .Thi sr oom i sdes i gned t o hol dy ourar t wor k ,ex hi bi t i ons ,t heat r i c alex pr es s i onsorex per i ment s .Forpr i v at e book i ngsc ont ac t :016764377. Ver ys oon we’ l lbe l aunc hi ng t he ‘ Wi l de Car d’ .A l oy al t yand r ewar ds y s t em t hatj us tk eepsgi v i ng!The c ar d wi l l gr anty ou di s c ount satv ar i ousf ood,f as hi on and r et ai lout l et sac r os st he c i t ywhi l e al l owi ng di s c ount ed admi s s i on r at es i nt o Wi l de Venue.Ongoi ng c ompet i t i onswi l lbe r un f orWi l de Car d hol der swho at t end t he c l ub r egul ar l y .As i de f r om t hat ,we wanty ou t o be par tofourBi r t hdayCl ub!Thi si ss t i l li n dev el opmentbutmor e det ai l st o be announc ed s hor t l y .J us temai ly ourname,dat e ofbi r t h and c ont ac tnumbert o:j bp@j ul i anbens on. c om Ourweek l ys c hedul ei sj ampac k ed.Wednes day ’ satWi l de ar e B. O. L. D.The s t udentni ghtwi t hat wi s t !Come down and hav e a bangi ng ni ghtwi t h ConorBehan and Ion t he dec k spumpi ng outPop,R&B,Hous e and s ome pr oper amaz i ng c l ub c l as s i c s .We l i s t ened t oy ourneedsand hav el ai d outa s uper bs etofdr i nks pec i al ss ot haty ou c an par t ywi t houts pendi ng a f or t une. I fWednes day sar en’ ty ourt hi ng t hen i ndul ge i n one ofourot herf abul ousni ght s !Mondayi s‘ Wi l de AboutMus i c ’ .We dr af ti nt he f i nes tmus i c alt heat r es i nger s ,bandsand s ol o ac t st hatper f or ml i v ei nac os yv i be muc hl i k e a New Yor kCi t yJ az zc l ub.Tues dayi s‘ Os c ar ’ sMov i e Ni ght ’ .Wat c hf i l mf av or i t es ,ol d and new on ourgi antLED s c r een wi t h popc or n on t he hous e,ac c ompani ed byy ourf av or i t e mov i e buddy .Thur s dayi s‘ Bunny ’ sBur l es que Boudoi r ’ .The c ount r i esf i nes tbur l es que and boy l es que per f or mer sputon a t i t i l l at i ng ex t r av aganz a al ongs i de y ourmagni f i c enthos t es s Bunnyand gues t s .Thi si sf ol l owed by‘ St udi o 94’wi t h hi t sf r om t he 80’ sand 90’ s .Fr i dayi s‘ Gl amt as t i c ’ .Wat c ht he gor geousDav i na Dev i ne and f r i endsputon a gl i t t er i ng s how f ol l owed bya popt as t i cDJs etf r om Dav i na her s el f . Sat ur dayi s‘ Ci r que Du Wi l de’ .We go al loutwi t ht r apez e,pol e danc er s ,and ac r obat i c sabov et he danc ef l oor .Sens at i onalDJCi an Mur phypr ov i dest he t unes .Sunday sar e‘ Coc k t ai l sand Cupc ak es ’ .Chi l loutaf t era Wi l de week end t ot he s oundsofCaf é DelMarwhi l es ampl i ng one ofourc us t om made c upc ak es . We wanty ou t o embr ac e and l ov e Wi l de asmuc h aswe do.Come down t o Wi c k l ow St .and f ol l ow t he daz z l i ng l i ght st o ourdoor s t ep wher e ourdel ec t abl e hos t es sLadyPor t i a Di amant e wi l lgr eety ou.Tel lusy ouropi ni ons .We ar ec ons t ant l yt weak i ng and i mpr ov i ng f eat ur est o mak ei tt he ul t i mat el oc at i on f ory ourni ghtout !

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