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October 22-25: Let’s Talk About It–Domestic Human Rights

October 16, 2013

The White Rose Society presents Let’s Talk About it: Domestic Human Rights October 22-24 in collaboration with  the Texas Hillel, the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC), Black Student Alliance (BSA), University Democrats, College Republicans, and the Latino and Jewish Student Coalition. The events will discuss human rights issues that affect students on the 40 Acres.

White Rose flyer


Tuesday October 22

Transgender Identities: Expanding the Concepts of Gender

Cosponsored by the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC)

7-8 p.m. |UTC 4.110

Shane Whalley, education coordinator of the GSC, will facilitate workshop to discuss pronoun usage, the different identities under the trans* umbrella, some of the issues people who are trans* are facing on the UT campus, and how anyone can be an ally to the trans* community. 

 

Wednesday October 23

Cultural Lab: Did You Even Realize?

Co-sponsored by Black Student Alliance

6-7 p.m. | Main Mall

Kyle Clark, associate director of New Student Services, will be leading a diversity workshop to encourage self awareness and investigate various degrees of wealth, race, and lived experiences.

 

Thursday, October 24

University Democrats vs. College Republicans: Immigration

Co-sponsors: University Democrats, College Republicans, and Latino and Jewish Student Coalition

7-8 p.m. | UTC 4.110

Representatives from the College Republicans and the University Democrats will be joining us for a moderate debate over issues relating to immigration.

 

Friday, October 25

Pride Shabbat

Co-sponsors: Texas Hillel

7-9 p.m. | Texas Hillel (2105 San Antonio St.)

Texas Hillel will be hosting a Pride Shabbat to feature and celebrate the contributions of LGBTQ Jews and those that love them. We will be doing some learning about Judaism and sexuality from 7-8:15 p.m., and will then have a community dinner at 8: 15 p.m. There will also be dessert and LGBTQ Jewish trivia. This event and dinner are open for all.

 

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