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September 6, 2013
Internship Opportunity - Graphics & Design Intern   
September 9

The LGBT Resource Center is currently accepting applications for our Graphics & Web Design Intern! The Graphics & Web Design Intern is responsible for the design of publicity and promotion materials for the RC's events, including flyers, invitations, posters. The Graphics & Web Design intern also works closely with the staff to maintain and update the RC's website, calendar, online registration forms, and social media accounts. This position is open until filled with a preferred start date on Monday, September 9, 2013.


Check out the job description & requirements at or on Port Triton by searching for job #775319.   The application can be downloaded at


Please contact Chris Datiles at if you have any questions.
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"Solidarity does not assume that our struggles are the same struggles, or that our pain is the same pain, or that our hope is for the same future. Solidarity involves commitment, and work, as well as the recognition that even if we do not have the same feelings, or the same lives, or the same bodies, we do live on common ground."
- Sara Ahmed

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Q Camp Fall 2013

September 25 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

LGBT Resource Center


Q Camp is an orientation program that will help acquaint students with LGBTQIA-specific organizations, help students make connections with continuing and other incoming students, allow students to get connected with resources on and off campus (including the LGBT Resource Center), and give students an opportunity to ask questions about UCSD LGBTQIA life.
If you're interested in attending Q Camp Fall 2013, click on this link to register.
If you have any questions or concerns, contact Maribel Gómez at  or come stop by at the LGBT Resource Center.   
Staff & Faculty Highlight


Register by September 27!


The UC San Diego Mentorship program is in search of seasoned career employees who will be willing to mentor fellow employees for six months. This is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with other UC San Diego staff members. Mentors will only need to meet with their mentees for one hour each month over the six month period.


The next session begins on October 1, 2013. Register by Friday, September 27 at


Mentoring is an excellent chance to use your skills, talent, and experiences with your mentee. Mentors and mentees are matched by mutual interest, career goals and valued attributes. It is an opportunity to make a difference in another person's professional growth. You will encourage and guide a fellow employee to ensure that they will be equipped for the next phase of their career.


UC San Diego mentors benefit from:


- Mentor training and resources

- Personal contacts throughout the University from Networking Mixers

- A certificate of appreciation & a letter to your Vice Chancellor


Contact Career Connection at (858) 822-2633 or for more information.

UCSD's TRiO is Searching for High School Tutors!    

September 17

University Center 301 






They are now accepting tutor applications! You can find more info on Port Triton, just type 774940. 



Mandatory 1 yr. commitment

Pay Rate- $14/hr.

Start-End date- 09/17/2013-06/13/2013

Mandatory Training: 09/17-09/20

Approx. 6-8hrs


To apply, email your resume, cover letter and application to:

Sasha Verastegui at

And/or you can also pick up an application in University Center 301, outside room 119.

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Petition

University of California, San Diego

The UC Academic Student Workers Union has included a link to an online petition that they are circulating in support of increased access to gender-neutral bathrooms across all UC campuses. This is one of their proposals at the bargaining table this summer, and are trying to counter management's argument that this is not a work-related issue. They feel that it is, and they ask members to sign on to support this proposal that is currently being debated between the union and management.


To gain access to the online petition, click here.

Lambda Archives Student Volunteer & Internship Opportunities


Lambda Archives
Lambda Archives' student volunteer and internship program is now accepting students for the Fall semester. Lambda Archives offers the opportunity for full internships (120-150 hours) as well as shorter term "volunteer" work (10-20 hours) that some professors offer as an alternative to a test or a paper in relevant courses. 


The work at Lambda Archives gives students direct hands-on experience with the "stuff" of history, and is relevant to such various majors and coursework as LGBT Studies, Women's Studies, History of Sexuality, US and World History, Sociology, Political Science, and more. Students would work on various projects based on their interests, skills, and available work at the archives. A big project this semester is Photograph Digitization of some of our over 100,000 historical images. 

For more information go to:
The Queer Queens of Qomedy
September 7 | 8:00 p.m  
The Birch North Park Theatre
There is a unique comedy revue that is touring the country with some of the funniest, edgiest, talented and most outrageous comics, united by the single theme... The Queer Queens of Qomedy. This year, UCSD is cordially invited to attend The Queer Queens of Qomedy performance with a special discounted price of $15 for students with an ID.
For any further questions or concerns, visit the following websites for more information: and

AIDS Walk San Diego

September 29 | 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Balboa Park  

Dear community~


Every year UC San Diego participates in San Diego's AIDS Walk with the UCSD Communities team, but this year is different.  10 years ago, our own Trent Lawley passed away from AIDS.  This year we are walking specifically in his memory, on the 10th anniversary of his passing, and I hope you will walk with our team.


Trent was a strong supporter of the UC San Diego LGBT community and the LGBT Resource Center from the day it opened back when we were a simple office in the Financial Aid building back in 1999.  He was a committed member of the LGBT Speaker's Bureau, and volunteered at the Resource Center before we transitioned to regular evening staff.  Trent kept us open every Wednesday afternoon.  The Resource Center benefited not only from his time, but from numerous donations of food throughout the year, and some fun pieces of decor and furniture.  Trent was honored as the first Volunteer of the Year at our Rainbow Graduation in 2002.  He was humble in receiving the recognition, and we had to beg him to come forward.  But he did.  He always stepped forward when needed.  Trent passed away from AIDS on September 8th, 2003.  I was at his memorial service at The Center in Hillcrest, with so many of his friends and family.  Soon after, we named our undergraduate intern who coordinates volunteers after him: the Trent Lawley Volunteer Intern.  I wish I would have known him longer - if AIDS hadn't cut his life short.  And this year, in 2013, we are walking in memory of 10 years since his passing and the ongoing fight to end HIV/AIDS.  I hope you will walk with us.


This year AIDS Walk is the single largest one-day HIV/AIDS fundraiser in San Diego. The annual event consists of a 5K AIDS Walk and a USA Track & Field certified 10K AIDS Run (which starts at 7:30am). Funds raised provide essential services - food, shelter, healthcare, counseling, etc. - to women, men and children fighting HIV/AIDS throughout San Diego County. AIDS Walk also serves as an important vehicle for HIV/AIDS education and prevention.


If you want to join us, visit the AIDS Walk & Run website at and click the "Register" tab at the top of the page, select "Join an Existing Team" then prompted, indicate your desire to "Join a Team" and then enter our team name - UCSD Communities -- and hit "Search for a Team." Click the Join button to the right of our name. It's that easy!


I am our AIDS Walk San Diego team leader and you can contact me with any questions about AIDS Walk, if you need to register or if you have any thoughts or ideas about what we should do this year for our participation in AIDS Walk.

Register and walk with us in memory of Trent. I hope I'll see you at the 24th annual AIDS Walk & Run San Diego.



Shaun Travers

Out for Undergraduate Tech Conference

October 19 - 20
Facebook's Silicon Valley eadquarters

Interested in technology?

Want to learn about being LGBTQ and out in Silicon Valley?


Apply for the Out for Undergraduate Tech Conference hosted October 19-20 at Facebook's Silicon Valley headquarters . Last year we had over 120+ students attend from across the country and 25+ sponsor companies including Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo!, Groupon, Adobe, Accenture and more. Students from both technical and non-technical backgrounds are encouraged to apply!


Full scholarships that cover lodging and travel are available for accepted students!


Our regular deadline is August 25, 2013 , while our late deadline is September 22, 2013.


Application: register here!

More information:

Questions? Check out our FAQs and email


Calling aspiring LGBT filmmakers ages 16-24 years-old!

September 9 
Hollywood, California
Are you looking for a safe space to tell your story and be creative? Are you excited by the idea of creating your own short film and working with established mentors? Apply for OutSet - the Young Filmmakers Project from LifeWorks and Outfest. The deadline is September 9th.  
To access the application for this years OutSet 2013-14 The Young Filmmakers Project from LifeWorks and Outfest, click here.

If you have questions or need help with your application contact Shari Greicar at


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This publication is a regular compilation of news and information from the UCSD LGBT Resource Center to help keep you informed about news and events relevant to the UCSD LGBT community. For more information about the Rainbow Newsletter or to offer your comments or suggestions, please contact the LGBT Resource Center at (858) 822-3493 or Newsletters are archived at  


The UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center is committed to being accessible to all who frequent our space, participate in our programs, and attend our events.  Our physical location is accessible to anyone who utilizes assisted mobility.  If you require specific accommodations to fully access any of our programs or events, please contact Shaun Travers at or (858) 822-3493.


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