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Week of Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for the Office of LGBT Life at Emory.
Keep scrolling to see our announcements, upcoming events, and programs.

Next Monday:
Gender Fluidity Movement Workshop
Lori Teague and Tommy Greenler are back with a follow-up to the Gender Fluidity Movement Workshop that happened in October! This transformative and rejuvenating workshop is about loving and living fully in your body and moving together in a safe space.

Join us on Monday, Dec. 6 from 4pm to 5:15pm in the Schwartz Center!

Register here or click on the photo to reserve your spot
Queer Discussion Groups
Many of the groups are meeting for the last time this week! It's not too late to stop by and meet some of the folks in your community.
Come by for pizza and fun!

Gender Affirming Items Initiative
Need gender affirming items and clothing? Register for the Gender Affirming Items Initiative to discreetly receive items such as binders and tucking underwear. Visit or click the image above for more info.

Missed the clothing swap two weeks ago?
We donated most of our clothing to Lost-n-Found Youth, but we kept a few pieces just in case. Stop by AMUC 132 to come say hi and find your new favorite gender-affirming outfit!
LGBT Life's
Playlist Exchange
Looking for new queer music? Want to share some of your current bops?

Participate in our playlist mixer, happening now through the end of the term!

Submit a playlist by clicking the image or visiting this link:

View playlists created by others by coming into the office to scan QR codes!

Emory SAWC and Emory Pride:
Join Emory SAWC and Emory Pride this Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm for an event for queer South Asian women. Chai and supplies provided!
Don't forget to fill out our
Community Needs Assessment
LGBT Life's LGBTQ+ Community Needs Assessment is still open for responses. If you are a current graduate, professional, or undergraduate student at Emory, fill out the survey to let us know how to better serve you and the rest of the Emory LGBTQIA+ community.

Those who complete the survey will be entered for a chance to win Apple AirPods or a $25 gift card.

Help us shape the future for Emory's LGBTQIA+ students!

Click the image or follow this link to fill out the survey:
Apply to Emory BCJ's
Student Fund for Inclusivity
and Belonging
Is your student organization hosting an event that promotes Emory students’ understanding of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or social/economic class? Apply to the Belonging and Community Justice Student Fund for Inclusivity and Belonging for funding!

Awards range from $500 to $30,000 per event.

The application deadline for Spring 2022 is Dec. 15, 2021, two weeks from now. Click on the image or follow this link for more info:
Apply to Emory's
LGBT Leadership Funds
Applications are open for both of Emory's LGBT Leadership funds!

The Dr. Daniel D. Adame Leadership Fund provides stipends of up to $1000 to support leadership opportunities for two LGBTQ+ students or allies each year. In keeping with the values of the fund's namesake, recipients will pursue opportunities related to physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual, or environmental health.

The J. Michael Aycock Leadership Development Fund supports leadership opportunities and increases the leadership potential for LGBTQ+ students. Leadership opportunities can include but are not limited to attendance/participation in LGBT leadership retreats, LGBT leadership programs, LGBT networking events, and/or national, regional or state LGBT conferences. Awards are up to $1000.

More information about these funds, as well as application details, can be found by clicking on the image or the following link:

Dec. 1 is
World AIDS Day
Emory has many resources for HIV/AIDS!
The Office of Health Promotion has information about free testing on their website.
Black Quare Scholar Grant
Queer and Trans People in Education (QTPiE) is seeking proposals from scholars to fund research on Black queer and/or trans topics in higher education. Benefits include $1500 for research and presenting findings to a national audience.

The proposal deadline is this Friday, December 3, 2021 at 5pm.

For more information, click the logo below or follow this link:
Check out this new class offering!
A PE class specifically designed for trans, gender non-conforming, and queer students? Sign us up! 😎💪🏽

Don't forget to add this class before Dec. 22,
the last day of add/drop/swap until January!

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Should you need this document in an alternate format, or require a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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