Winter 2014, Week 7
UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center
Phone: 858-822-3493
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"You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free."
-Thich Nhat Hanh
Join us for LGBT Health Day!
LGBT Health Day 
Wednesday, Feb. 26 | 1:00-3:00p | LGBT RC

Come join the LGBT Resource Center and Student Health Services for LGBT Health Day!

There will be fun and interactive stations such as free massage, ask a sexper, ask a dietitian, and much more.  You don't want to miss out on this free event!  Grab a friend to go with you!

For more info please contact or 
what's happening at the rc

Weekly Statistics will return next week!
Pariah Film Screening
Tuesday, Feb. 25  |  7:00-9:00p
Black Resource Center

Come join the LGBT Resource Center in a film screening of the 2011 film Pariah at the Black Resource Center.  After the film, engage in a discussion of the intersections of the black and LGBT community.

Fluid Sexuality Group

Every Thursday starting Week 7 | 5:00-6:00pm


This group is an open dialogue and supportive space for those who identify with bisexual, fluid, pansexual, queer and questioning experiences.  We welcome you to attend, listen, participate, and connect with others as we explore fluid sexualities.  This is a community space where confidentiality will be respected.


For more info, please email Bill and Jasmine at


Trans UCSD
Every Monday starting Week 8 | 6:00-7:00pm
Heritage Room


Trans UCSD is a committed and organized support and discussion group designed for trans folks, including individuals who are questioning and/or identify outside their assigned gender.  There will be weekly group meetings on trans and gender related issues, group activities and group outings!  It's a good opportunity to meet new faces and share each other's experiences.  This is a closed space.


For more info please email Sam at and Ava at


LGBTQIA Women's Collective First Social
Wednesday, Feb. 19 | 6:00-7:00p
LGBT RC Conference Room

Come out to LGBTQIA Women's Collective.  A space for lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, queer, transgender women at UCSD.  Join us to have swell times, eat some groovy snacks, and meet other chums from the LGBTQIA community.  ~~invite cool cats to attend~~

Email for more info, questions, or concerns.

Make sure to check out the Facebook event here as time is subject to change!

Poetry Slam!
Tuesday, Feb. 25 | 5:00-7:00p

This program will offer a space for people to speak their minds and use creativity to voice their inner thoughts.  Join us to listen to the beautiful poetry hidden in the minds at UC San Diego!

Email Sofia at to sign up on the performer's list.

Snacks will be provided so please come and enjoy the show!

Crafternoon: Dream Pillows
Thursday, March 6 | 12:00-1:30p

Join us for a stress-relieving crafternoon! Stressed out about finals? Trying to find a way to relax? We will be making dream pillows to help you relax and have a good night's sleep!

Materials will be provided.
Check out the Facebook event here.
"Ecosexuality: Notes for an Orgasmic Earth" talk by Serena Andderlini-D'Onofrio, PhD 
Thursday, March 6 | 4:30pm
Join Dr. Serena Anderlini D'onofrio, PhD in a talk about ecosexuality- a new sexual identity and the cultural trope that is likely to galvanize a movement of movements that places love and its infinite modes of expression at the gravitational center of cultural formation, dynamics, and organization.

For more info check out the Facebook event here.

upcoming conferences

BlaqOUT Conference
April 18-19, 2014 | UC Riverside
UC Riverside cordially invites all folks who self identify as Black/African American or of African descent and as Same Gender Loving, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning or somwhere on the LGBT spectrum to apply to attend the inaugural BlaqOUT Conference on April 18-19, 2014.

Please check out their website for more info here.
Queer People of Color Conference
May 2-3, 2014
San Diego State University

This year's Queer People of Color Conference aims to create a safe and inclusive environment for queer communities of color and allies to come together to engage in meaningful dialogues focused on the intersections of the multidimensional identities of queer people of color.

For more info check out their website here.

campus community centers

Black Resource Center Events
Located on the second floor of Price Center East next to the Loft
American Promise Film Screening
Monday, Feb. 24 | 6:30pm-8:30pm

UCSD BSU and the Black Resource Center will be screening American Promise, an intimate documentary that follows the 12-year journey of two African-American families pursuing the promise of opportunity through the education of their sons.
Logo Design Contest
This is YOUR opportunity to help establish the BRC's visual identity with a creative, innovative, and professional logo design!  Deadline is April 9th at 4pm.
More info on eligibility, rules, and the prize can be found here!
Cross-Cultural Center Events
Located on the second floor of Price Center East next to the Loft
Food Justice
Thursday, Feb. 20 | 12:30-2:00pm
Engage in a dialogue on geopolitics, access to healthy foods, food distribution, its regulation and how we can be healthy, justice oriented eaters.  Check out the flyer here.


CHIFA: Mixed Identified Storytelling
Monday, Feb. 24 | 6:00p-7:30p
What does being "mixed identified" mean to you? How do you share your story?  Join Diana Li in the premier of the first cut of hre video on her Chinese Peruvian American background and a discussion on Maria P. P. Root's "Mixed Bill of Rights."  Check out the Facebook event here.


The "U" in Community
Tuesday, Feb. 25 | 4:00-5:30p
Be part of a collective piece of artwork and paint your story!  Check out the Facebook event here.

For more info contact 858.534.9689

Raza Resource Centro Events
Located on the east end of the Student Services Center

Stay tuned! The Raza Resource Centro is currently under construction, but look forward to events the RRC may be sponsoring!


For more information, contact the RRC at | Visit the Facebook Page 

Women's Center Events
Located above Hi-Thai, near Main Gym
Black Women's Collective
Tuesday, Feb. 25 | 5:30-6:30pm
Join us for a bi-weekly dialogue about our experiences as Black women at UCSD and beyond.
Open Mic Night: Empowered Voices
Thursday, Feb. 27 | 6:00-7:30pm
A night of poetry, music, and other forms of expression.  Feel free to sign up at the event or if you'd like to sign up to perform in advance, please fill out the online form here.

For more information contact 858.822.0074 or e-mail | Visit Website for More Events 
student orgs and campus events

Come check out some of the student orgs that meet at the LGBT RC!

LGBTQIA - Mondays, 7:00-9:00pm
Men's Group - Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00pm
Trans* - Odd Week Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm
Queer People of Color (QPOC) - Thursdays from 7:00-9:00p
Week 7: Budgeting Tips for College Students
Thursday, Feb. 20 | 5:00-6:00pm
Women's Center

Week 8: Application to Med School Workshop
Tuesday, Feb. 25 | 2:00-3:30p
Career Services Center

Cosmic Bowling with Triton Recovery Group!
Saturday, March 1 | 6:30-8:30p  
Parkway Bowl, 1280 Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon 92020

Triton Recovery Group is a student org dedicated to helping create a safe, fun environment for students in recovery.  We will be providing food and will cover your bowling cost!  Please email us at if you would like to attend so that we can reserve lanes and include you in our carpool.

Visit to stay connected and be in the know of future events!
Check out what UC San Diego is doing for Black History Month!  A full listing of events can be found here: