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March 9, 2018

Queer Student Commission Newsletter

QSC Newsletter
Week 10 | Winter 2018

Welcome to Week 10! This is our last newsletter for the quarter. Thank you to everyone who came out and made our events a huge success, from the QSC Ball to the Bi Panel. Also thank you to everyone who worked with us on our advocacy with the IMA in the Student Senate. We really appreciate the support!

As usual, keep up with us on on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@asuwqsc) to stay updated. We’ll see you in the spring for our Drag Competition!

Best of luck with your finals. Above all, remember to take care of yourself in the coming days. Have a good break! 

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Come Next Month To the QSC’s 16th Annual Drag Competition!

Stop by for a night of some amazing drag performances, as hosted by Seattle’s own Aleksa Manila. This event is free, open to public, with food and refreshments available to all. Save the date for April 5, 2018 in the HUB North Ballroom from 6:30 to 9:00 pm (doors open at 6:00)!

The Facebook event page is available here. Hit that ‘going’ button and invite your friends!

If you’re interested in performing, please fill out this form. Our form closes next Monday at 11:59 pm, so sign up soon.

Survey About A Proposed “X” Gender Marker On University Documents

The state of Washington recently established a new policy that allows one to mark their gender down as “X” on their birth certificates. If you have any opinions about the policy, particular in regards to how you would feel about a similar policy being established at the UW for university-related documents, please feel free to fill out this anonymous survey here. Please email us if you have any questions!

Community Announcements

Reccommended Reads for Equity 
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Odegaard Library is starting a new project called Recommended Reads for Equity. They’re interested in collecting recommendations from the campus community for books about equity, inclusion, and diversity.

If you’re interested in a book being showcased for this project, submit your recommendation at this form.

Rush with Delta Lambda Phi
Website | FB Link

Come rush with Delta Lambda Phi this spring! For inquiries about rushing, email psi.chapter@dlp.org.

– Pre-Rush Events –

Mar 26 | Gay Bingo
Mar 27 | Info Session

– Rush Period –

Mar 28 | Karaoke
Mar 29 | Bowling and Dick’s Burgers
Mar 30 | Alumni Gayme Night
Mar 31 | Boys Who Brunch
Mar 31 | Formal Dinner

Viva La Joteria Conference 
Fri, Sat | March 30, 31 | Times Vary | Ethnic Cultural Center | FB Link

Come to Viva la Joteria: a conference created by and for QTPOC. Workshops, entertainment, vendors, a photography session, a tianguis aka clothing swap, and free food will all be provided!

Register at the following link. Make sure to check the schedule in the FB link above for all details!

Lavish: A QTPOC Arts Showcase
Wed | May 9 | 6 to 9 pm | Ethnic Cultural Theatre | FB Link

Celebrate the creative work of QTPOC artists from the UW community with a night of music, poetry, dance, and visual art!

Sign up to be apart of the show at the following link.

Upcoming Meetings

Gender Discussion Group
Tues | March 6 | 4 to 6 pm | Q Center | qcenter@uw.edu

Queer People of Color Alliance
Fri | Mar 9 | 4:30 to 6 pm | ECC Asian Room | qpoca@uw.edu

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