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Week of Friday, November 10th, 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.
Upcoming Events

TODAY, Nov. 10

QTBIPOC Mixer: Game Night & Chill

Join us TONIGHT for a chill QTBIPOC (Queer or Trans Black, Indigenous, PoC) mixer! Food will be provided! Click on the photo to RSVP on the Hub!

Thursday, November 10
at 5pm in ESC N309

DUE TODAY, Nov. 10


Do you have art you'd like to screen print on to a shirt, tote bag, or other fabric item?

Register for our trans and gender-nonconforming screen printing workshop (Nov. 16 at 6pm), and send us your artwork by end of day today (or tomorrow at noon at the latest) so that we can burn it on to our screens!

Information for the actual event is below!

Register and submit artwork here:

Nov. 15 and Nov. 29

LGBT Life's Fall Book Club

This fall, the Office of LGBT Life is reading Drowning in Fire by former Emory English professor and Muskogee Creek - Cherokee author Craig S. Womack! Register ASAP to get a free copy of the book and attend two book club meetings!

Only 3 spots left!

Register here:

First Meeting – Chapters 1-6
Tuesday November 15th, 5pm, AMUC 132

Second Meeting – Chapters 6-12
Tuesday November 29th, 5pm, AMUC 132

UNTIL Nov. 18

Clothing Drive for Trans Awareness Week

From now until November 18, drop off your old clothes at LGBT Life! Your donations will be used to stock a clothing swap/free thrift shop for queer students to find gender-affirming clothing. Donate your clothes that have wacky, used-up and stale genders and gift them to students who might have a use for them in their own gender!

Drop off your clothes between 10am and 5pm, Monday through Friday, at AMUC 132 (Office of LGBT Life)

Friday, November 18

Gallery Tour at the Carlos Museum

Take a tour of the new Making an Impression exhibit with a queer student guide!

Meet at the Office of LGBT Life (AMUC 132) at 2pm on Friday, November 18!
November 14 - 18
🏳️‍⚧️ Trans Awareness Week 🏳️‍⚧️

Keep scrolling to see all the details on the programs listed above.

Monday, Nov. 14

Creating an Altar for our
Trans & GNC Loved Ones

Stop by and help us in making an altar at the Office of LGBT Life to honor and remember those who have been lost to transphobic violence.

The Human Rights Campaign, in continuing the pioneering work of trans journalist Monica Roberts, keeps track of fatal violence against transgender individuals. Sadly, 2022 has already seen at least 32 transgender people fatally shot or killed by violent means, a number that is more than likely a significant undercount.

Join us from 11am to 1pm on Monday November 14 in AMUC 132 (the Office of LGBT Life) to honor these individuals and contribute to the love and care for our trans and GNC family.


Monday, Nov. 14

Trans & GNC Healing and Grieving Space

In recognition of Trans Day of Remembrance, join Tharyn Giovanni for a healing and grieving space dedicated to processing trans and GNC experiences related to trauma, shame, euphoria, anger, and community. 

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Pop-Up Thrift Shop

Stop by and grab some FREE, gender-affirming clothing for your fabulous self! We will have racks of donated clothing of every type, a small dressing room, shoes, belts, etc!

Tuesday, November 15 from 10am to 5pm in AMUC 132 (Office of LGBT Life).

The thrift shop will be open 10am-5pm every day until November 18.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

Assigned Screenprint At Birth:

A Trans and Gender-Nonconforming Dinner and Screenprinting Workshop

Join us Wednesday night, November 16 from 6pm to 8pm for an extremely trans, amazingly ungendered, and fabulously fun screenprinting event! Dinner and supplies provided!

Come dressed in your most enby, trans, femme, masc, androgynous clothing! Be flamboyant or quiet, proud or closeted, but be ready for a fun space where everyone has experienced transness or gender-nonconformity of some shape or form.

RSVP here:

Have some trans or amazingly gendered art that you'd want to screenprint? Email it to BY END OF DAY TODAY, and we will include it in our screens so that anyone can print it!
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 and Asian has moved to WEDNESDAYS, 7PM *

* Queer women is rescheduled to WEDNESDAYS, 6:45PM the week of Nov. 14 *

Queer Grads – Mondays at 5pm
Yemko Pryor & Haley Rosso
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
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
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
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
Open to people who identify as queer men to engage in conversation and support.

Bi/Pandemonium – Thursdays at 4:30pm
Lynda Bradley & Marissa Duckett
Open to people who identify as bisexual, pansexual, or exploring the intersections of their identities.

Blackout – Thursdays at 6pm
Tre' Davis III
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
Open to people who identify as genderqueer, transgender, trans, gender non-conforming, intersex, or gender questioning.
From our friends in BCJ
Emory Helpline: 404.727.4357 (HELP).
Open from 9pm - 12am, 7 days per week during the academic year

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