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Week of Thursday, October 27th, 2022

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for the Office of LGBT Life at Emory!
Keep scrolling to find out more about upcoming programs,
resources, and announcements.

Emory Pride's Annual Drag Show is this week!
Celebrate Halloween by making sure you DO NOT MISS IT! 

🎃👠💄✨
Upcoming Events

THIS SATURDAY
Oct. 29, from Emory Pride:

Emory Pride Drag Show

THIS SATURDAY, walk into the Emory Student Center, PURSE FIRST! 👛🔥💅🏼

This year's Emory Pride Drag Show is going to bigger than ever and we can't wait to close out LGBTQ+ History Month with a bang! Watch students, clubs, and professional performers do a variety of drag routines and performances! There will be food, mixed drinks, a photo booth, and more. 

This event is open to the public so bring your friends from across Georgia's campuses! Y'ALL BETTER SLAY. (Who knows? You could win the Intermission Fashion Show!) 

RSVP on the Hub!

October 28, from ERHA:

Sexual Health Art Show and Gallery

Emory Reproductive Health Association is hosting an art show exploring themes of body image, pleasure, survivorship, stigma, and identity.

Oct. 28 from 6pm to 8:30pm at The Hatchery.

Official Calendar for LGBTQ+ History Month


There are only two more events left in LGBTQ+ History Month, and they are big ones!

See above for additional details on the ERHA Sexual Health Art Show and Gallery and the Emory Pride Drag Show!

 

Queer Community Groups

Check out our Queer Community Groups!


Our Queer Community Groups are weekly, hour long, student led groups at the intersections of various identities. This year attendees can expect to participate in thoughtful and fruitful conversation, visit local attractions, attend programs together, enjoy dinners, and more!

Queer Grads – Mondays at 5pm
Yemko Pryor & Haley Rosso
(yemko.pryor@emory.edu; hrosso@emory.edu)
Welcomes LGBTQ+ Graduate students from all of Emory's schools to form a community around the full spectrum of queer identities and queer life.

Queer Women – Mondays at 6:15pm
Katie Stachowicz
(katie.stachowicz@emory.edu)
Open to people who identify as queer women, including but not limited to lesbian, bisezual, and transgender Emory community members.

Queer, Trans, & Latinx – Mondays at 7pm
Paul Cruz Jr. and Ruby Rodriguez
(paul.cruz.jr@emory.edu; ruby.rodriguez@emory.edu)
Open to all people of Latinx/Hispanic heritage that identify as LGBTQ+ or questioning.

Queer and Asian – Tuesdays at 6:15pm
Trisha Sengupta & Advik Bharadwa
(trisha.sengupta2@emory.edu; advik.bharadwaj@emory.edu)
Provides opportunities for students to celebrate the intersections of sexual identity, gender identity, and Asian heritage and culture.

Queer Men – Wednesdays at 5pm
Sean Chen
(sean.chen@emory.edu)
Open to people who identify as queer men to engage in conversation and support.

Bi/Pandemonium – Thursdays at 4:30pm
Lynda Bradley & Marissa Duckett
(lbradl8@emory.edu; marissa.duckett@emory.edu)
Open to people who identify as bisexual, pansexual, or exploring the intersections of their identities.

Blackout – Thursdays at 6pm
Tre' Davis III
(tre'.davis.iii@emory.edu)
Open to people who identify as Black and LGBTQ or questioning to explore the intersections of their identities.

Trans-forming Gender – Fridays at 5pm
Miles Sterling
(miles.sterling@emory.edu)
Open to people who identify as genderqueer, transgender, trans, gender non-conforming, intersex, or gender questioning.
From our friends in BCJ

THIS WEEK, from Center for Women

Halloweek


It's Halloween season and CWE is hosting a week full of
spooky programming! Starting this Monday, October 24th,
join the Center for Witches as we prepare for our favorite
holiday. With 6 days of events ranging from crafting to a
Scareoke sing-along, we'll have something for everybody!

Oct. 27 & Nov 1, from Centro

Día de los muertos Prep & Celebration


Join Centro and CAPS on Oct. 27 for some prep for the Día de los muertos celebration, or on Tuesday November 1 at 6pm for the celebration itself! See the flyers above for more info, and RSVP to the CELEBRATION here: https://tinyurl.com/centroddlm22

The two flyers are for two DIFFERENT events.

Nov. 8, from OUE

Pop-Up Advising in the Office of LGBT Life


Join the Office of Undergraduate Education around campus this fall for pop-up advising drop-in hours at various locations.

Advisors will be...
  • at LGBT Life Nov. 8 from 3-5pm
  • in the BCJ Suite Dec. 6 from 3-5pm
Emory Programs & Opportunities

Thursday, Oct. 27 and Friday, Oct. 28

Indigenous Language Path Listening Sessions


Learn about and provide input into a university-wide project to develop physical reminders and rituals on Emory's Oxford and Atlanta campuses to honor Muscogee language and knowledge as the indigenous language and knowledge of this land.

Listening sessions are open engagement sessions with the Native-led consulting firm KAl and representatives of the Muscogee Nation.
 
Thursday, October 27: OXFORD CAMPUS
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Listening session – Dean's Dining Room

Friday, October 28: ATLANTA CAMPUS
10am to 11:30am – Faculty and Staff Breakfast Listening Session in Convocation Hall
12pm to 1:30pm – Student Lunch Listening Session in Convocation Hall
2:30pm to 5pmMuscogee Nation Teach-in on the Academic Quad – learn from members of the Nation about Muscogee culture today (Rain location: Rita Anne Rollins Building 102)

RSVP here: https://bit.ly/EmoryIndigenousLanguagePath

Nov. 1, from WGSS

"Poverty, Dignity and Trans Lives in India"


With Vaibhav Saria, Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies at Simon Fraser University. Part of the WGSS Queer & Trans Futures Series.

Tuesday, November 1 from 2:30pm to 3:45pm in the ESC Multipurpose Room N101

Nov. 8, from Emory Libraries

A practical approach to using Homosaurus to improve LGBTQ+ bibliographic description

This is the second part of a two-part program.

In this two-part program, Adrian Williams, the Cataloging & Metadata Librarian at the University of Kentucky Libraries and Homosaurus Editorial Board member, will discuss the bibliographic description of LGBTQ+ people and topics. They will address various methods to improve the description and discovery of LGBTQ+ topics, concentrating primarily on the Homosaurus controlled vocabulary.

The first program ALREADY HAPPENED and was of more general nature and that could be useful to subject librarians, faculty and students involved in LGBTQ+ related research. The second program is geared more towards catalogers and metadata specialists who want to use Homosaurus terms in subject analysis and bibliographic description.

Nov. 8 at 2pm. Register here: https://emory.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KnoMC_99SoqPkqIijV_n4Q
Awareness, Advocacy,
and Future Programs!
Ace Week (Oct. 23-29) is a campaign aiming to spread knowledge of Asexual, Aromantic, Demisexual, Gray-Asexual identities. Click on the image for more information about Ace and Aro identities! 

Stay tuned, this December we plan to host a dinner for Ace and Aro communities at Emory. 🖤💜🤍

In recognition of Intersex Awareness Day (Oct. 26), we are also planning a discussion in the next few weeks to increase understanding of the issues intersex individuals face and how we can join in the fight against bodily autonomy! Click on the image below to see @Jessvoss_art's post. 
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