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Workshop Session Intersectionality in Elementary Classrooms Sandro Murillo Room 301 This workshop will provide best practices for aspiring educators to create curricula for lgbtq inclusion and social justice. Through discussion and lesson development activities, attendees will see how they can best honor students’ intersectional identities.

‘Cripping’ Queer: Disability Advocacy in Queer Spaces Auden Granger Room 302 What does it mean to make a space accessible? Why do we need to? How does incorporating disability impact our activism and the spaces we create with each other? This workshop serves as an introduction to the topics of disability, accessibility, and disability justice by talking frankly about disability and access needs as they relate to student activism. TW: Structural and institutional ableism

Sunday, 9:10am—10:10am

That’s So Metronormative!: Strategies for Supporting Queer Rural Youth Danny Ibarra & Joshua Renner Room 304 As queer students who attend a state university in rural Kansas and who are affected by regressive legislation and policies, we believe that bringing more visibility to the circumstances of rural queer youth will greatly benefit rural and urban queer people alike. This workshop will facilitate conversations to close the gap between rural and urban research and to strategize better ways to support rural queer youth.

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It Happens To Us Too: Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence in the Queer Community Brook A. Adams Room 307/308 This workshop will discuss at length the prevalence of domestic abuse and sexual violence within the queer community and why there is a stigma that surrounds the topic. Initiating a discussion on domestic abuse and sexual violence is one step closer toward generating advocacy, safety for survivors, and an end to this social issue. TW: Domestic violence and sexual violence

Out & Proud in the Hiring Process Moderator: Clare Ford; Facilitators: Franco LaMarca, Mary Beth Wynn, Kate Hattington-Rosen, Lee Andel Dewey, Aimee Hechler, Jessica Hatton Room 309/310 How do you know if a potential employer has a culture where LGBTQ people and Allies can find success? Should I talk about my student activism/volunteering in my application/interview? What else should LGBTQ or Ally graduates know about the job hunt? Join us for a panel discussion with business and hiring professionals where you can ask questions about being out as LGBTQA in the hiring process. TW: Homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, and harassment

Queering Femininity: Femme History, Identity, and Erasure Stefani Vargas Harlan Room 311 As an identity, femme is not homogenous but it is a thrilling mix of expression and experience. Femme can be a political statement, a way of life, an exploration of gender expression, or all of the above. The session will delve into the history of femme identity, how femmes are systematically erased, who can identify as femme, and how femme identity has evolved to present day. TW: Femmephobia, body image, misogyny, trans misogyny

MBLGTACC 2017 Program Guide  

The 2017 Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference is being held February 17-19, 2017 by the DePaul University, Loyol...

MBLGTACC 2017 Program Guide  

The 2017 Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference is being held February 17-19, 2017 by the DePaul University, Loyol...

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