Winter 2014, Week 9
UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center
Phone: 858-822-3493
How to get to the LGBT RC (click here!)
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"Your SILENCE will not protect you"
- Audre Lorde
LGBTRC Internships! Apply now!
2014-2015 LGBT Resource Center Internships 
Due: Monday, April 7 at 4pm

Download application at:

The UCSD LGBT Resource Center is pleased to announce that applications for the 2014-2015 internships are now available! For more information regarding position requirements and responsibilities, please go to our website:

To view the flyer click here  !

Questions? Please e-mail Maribel Gomez at 
Info Sessions for 2014-2015 Internships at the
Campus Community Centers

Interested in social justice, making campus-wide impacts, contributing to Center growth, making new friends, and personal/professional development? Check out our information sessions taking place at each center!  We will be discussing the application process, our philosophies of working with student staff, and the responsibilities of our intern positions.


Information Sessions are Center Specific

Black Resource Center

Winter Quarter, Week 10  3/11  Tuesday  3-4pm

Spring Quarter, Week 1   4/2 Wednesday 12-1pm


Cross-Cultural Center

Winter Quarter, Week 10  3/12 Wednesday 5-6pm

Spring Quarter, Week 1   4/3   Thursday 1-2pm


Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center

Winter Quarter, Week 10  3/11 Tuesday  5-6pm

Spring Quarter, Week 1    4/2   Wednesday 1-2pm


Women's Center

Winter Quarter, Week 9  3/6 Thursday  3-4pm

Spring Quarter, Week 1   4/1 Tuesday   5-6pm 


To view the the flyer click here!

what's happening at the rc

Week 8 Statistics

Undergrads: 177
Grad Students: 16
Staff: 9
Faculty: 0
Alumni: 2
Guests: 2
Total: 206

Out and Proud Week Call for Programs

Out and Proud Week presents the largest opportunity for community visibility on the UC San Diego campus. It is a week-long opportunity, to be in community, learn about the community, and a time to reflect on the struggles and achievements of LGBTQIA-identified students, staff, and faculty and our allies. It is also a time for public awareness and discussion of current LGBT issues on our campus, as well as local, state and national levels. The LGBT Resource Center is doing a call out for programs, events, educational  opportunities, and gatherings that represent the mission of Out and Proud Week. Out and Proud week will take place April 21-25

To submit an event go to: 

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.

Fluid Sexuality Group

Every Thursday | 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 | 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's | 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!

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.

Young Black & Gifted
African American Young Women's Conference 
Saturday, April 12

Ladies 18 years and older come out and gain a wealth of information about how to succeed and overcome. Co-sponsored by the San Diego Voice & Viewpoint Newspaper, Adaeze and the SDSU Center for Intercultural Relations, this general session conference is unlike any other. Young women will have an opportunity to hear first hand experiences from other women who are impacting their environments is a profound way.

Register here for just $10!
7th Annual Queer & Asian Conference for 2014:
May 2-4
University of California, Berkeley 


QACON14 is fast approaching, and the sponsors would love to extend this invitation for you to join them. This conference is free and open for all to attend. Please register as soon as possible especially if you would like free housing.

Register by clicking here!


FAQ: A Salon Series in Feminist and Queer of Color Critique Graduate Student Conference 
Conference Dates: May 2-3, 2014


UCSD is pleased to announce an inaugural graduate student conference in feminist and queer of color critique, which will take place May 2-3, 2014. The conference seeks to open dialogue about the intersections of women of color feminism and queer of color critique. Graduate students from UCSD and elsewhere are invited to participate in our two day conference, with a keynote and a closing musical performance. We are honored to have Professor Sharon Holland from Duke University as our keynote speaker.

For more info visit the website here. 


campus community centers

Black Resource Center Events
Located on the second floor of Price Center East next to the Loft
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

fill out by Friday, March 7

Hello Community! It's that time again where we ask for your help by filling out our anonymous survey about the CCC. Our goal is to get 750 people to fill it out so tell your friends as well! As an incentive this time around, you can enter in a raffle for a chance to win a $100, $50 or $25 gift card to when you complete the survey at the website here.

If you were unable to enter the raffle after filling out the survey please email

Thursday, March 13 | 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
CCC ArtSpace 
Come to de-stress or take a break from work or school. Take home what you create, whether it is a picture frame, wooden box, canvas, etc. All supplies are provided! All are welcome! For more info contact Violeta Gonzalez at

Click here to view Facebook event 
Click here to view flyer

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
Gender Buffet: Womyn of Color in the Academy
Friday, March 7 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Meet and hear from three dynamic UC San Diego professors on their journeys in academia.

For more info, contact Gabby Herencia at or Nancy Magpusao at

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
Queer People of Color (QPOC) - Thursdays from 7:00-9:00p

Thinking Race, Gender, and Place:  
A Black Studies Project at UCSD presents... 
Race, Politics, and Neoliberalism After 9/11 
Wednesday, March 5 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Qualcomm Room, Jacob's Hall School of Engineering

Race, Politics, and Neoliberalism After 9/11 will be composed of a conversation with Erica R. Edwards, an Associate Professor in the English Department at UCR, and Sohail Daulatzai, an Associate Professor in Media Studies & African American Studies at UCI.

A Reception will follow the conversation.

This event is sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies.  


TRiO Student Jobs 
Applications are due Friday, March 21
Apply through Port Triton

Interested in working with High School Students? Are you passionate about education? Then apply to work for the UCSD TRiO Outreach Programs!

TRiO has various job openings for the 2014 Summer and the 2014-2015 Academic School Year!

For the summer, TRiO is looking to hire Residential Assistants (RA's), Tutors and Office Coordinators. For the academic school year, they will be hiring College Advisors, Tutors and Event Coordinators.

All student positions are paid!  
Feel Better Fast

March 6 & 13 | 3"30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Zone, located next to Jamba Juice in PC

Feel Better Fast is an educational and experiential workshop designed to help students cope with and overcome anxiety or manage feeling stressed and overwhelmed through relaxation techniques, mindfulness, and general self-care.

If you have any questions or concerns refer to these e-mails: or

community classifieds

Search Now for LGBT Scholarships
Across the Country

Campus Pride announced the launch of the National Scholarship Database in partnership with Point Foundation. The new online dynamic database is free and provide LGBT and ally students with the largest, most comprehensive source of LGBT scholarship and funding resources in the nation.

Learn more:

Preuss School UCSD's Annual Application Reading 
now till Friday, March 14

The Preuss School UCSD is a unique charter middle and high school for low income, highly motivated students who strive to become the first in their families to graduate from college. Each year, community members help score the applications of interested applicants and The Preuss School then uses these scores to provide better support to incoming students.

We are currently looking for Community Members to help read and score the applications for the Fall 2014 Admission. Lunch will be provided for those who sign-up.

If you are interested in participating click here

Chicana Lesbian ReadOut Friday, March 21 | 7:00-9:00 pm
Women's Museum of California

Join us for our first ReadOut event of 2014! In honor of Women's History Month, we will be celebrating queer Chicana life and literature with readings, book signings, and a queer Chicana book fair. Two incredible Chicana lesbian novelists, CARLA TRUJILLO and FELICIA LUNA LEMUS, come together in an intergenerational dialogue that highlights Chicana lesbian contributions to arts and literature.


Tickets: $10


For more info click here,  call (619) 233-7963, or stop by the museum. 

Feminist Night on Womyn's Day 
March 8 | 3:45 p.m. 
Che Cafe

Che Cafe will be screening "From the Back of the Room". The film is free, and they will be serving free vegan food and coffee. There will be a discussion afterwards.
Out at the Park 
April 19

On April 19th, one of our signature events, Out at the Park, will be held at the Padres stadium which will be an exciting day to root for the San Diego Padres, socialize at our Tailgate party, and relax in the sun with the hundreds of folks from San Diego LGBTQ community and our supporters. 

Click here to visit the San Diego LGBT Pride website for any questions or concerns.  

In seek of Volunteers!

A small local non profit, Live and Let Live Alano Club, has been serving the LGBT community for over 30 years. The Board of Directors is seeking LGBT student interns that want to serve their community while working on projects that may be meaningful to their academic disciplines. We are a volunteer run organization. We have a small paid staff and an annual budget of $110,000.00. We serve over 40,000 participants each year at our facility in Normal Heights. For more information about us we invite you to take a look at our website at