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GLBTQ Awareness Month 2009
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All Events are FREE and open to the public unless listed otherwise. Please contact the Women's Studies office for more details at (806) 742-4335 or email us at womens.studies@ttu.edu

October 2009 Schedule of Events
  • gender Friday, October 2
    Intersecting Variance: Reading Gender and Gender Identity Politics
    The Women's Studies Program and the Conference Program Committee at TTU proudly announces a public colloquium.
    TTU Student Union Bldg. 2nd Floor (Soapsuds Room)
    8:00am - 5:00pm

  • Saturday, October 3
    Homecoming "OUT" Dance
    Doorways GLBT Youth Group welcomes all GLBT and allies for a night of dancing and entertainement. FREE
    (806) 792-5562
    Metropolitan Community Church | 4501 University Ave. | 7:00pm

  • shelby knox Monday, October 5
    Brown Bag Lunch with Shelby Knox
    Bring your lunch and join us for an informal meet-and-greet with feminist organizer Shelby Knox. If you have ever wanted to ask what it is like to testify before Congress on abstinence funding or ask about her efforts to bring sexual health awareness to all, this will be your chance. Shelby has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, and the Dr. Phil Show and in Glamour, Bust, and Seventeen magazines as an advocate for comprehensive sex education.
    TTU Student Union Bldg. Senate Room
    (ground level, south of the Allen Theatre) | 11:30am



  • outing Monday, October 5
    OUTing: What Harm Can It Do? - Panel Discussion
    A person can be "outed" for many reasons. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, being a Parent of GLBT Child, HIV/AIDS Status, plus much more. Lubbock Community members and TTU faculty, students, and staff discuss the harm in outing others. For more information contact the TTU Student Counseling Center at (806) 742-3674 or email Outreach Coordinator and Counseling Psychologist Erin Snyder
    TTU Human Scienc Bldg. RM 169 | 7:00pm

  • shelby knox reduxTuesday, October 6
    "Shelby Knox Redux" Film Viewing & Panel Discussion
    An epilogue to the 2005 film The Education of Shelby Knox, this film takes viewers on a journey of personal awareness, family, faith and transformation. Shelby Knox Redux is a collaboration of Incite Pictures/Cine Qua Non and Active Voice.
    TTU Human Scienc Bldg. RM 169 | 6:30pm

  • jason and demarco Wednesday, October 7
    Jason & deMarco: Musical Presentation & Dialogue
    Together Jason & deMarco's vocal harmonies are mesmerizing, unified by transcendent and uplifting lyrics making their appeal mulit-generational, touching most everyone who hears them.
    TTU Escondido Theatre | FREE | 6:30pm

  • Saturday, October 10
    "Your Passport to the World" - TTU Homecoming Parade
    Come support Texas Tech University and the TTU Gay/Straight Alliance as this is the first year this organization has been asked to participate in the Homecoming Day Parade.
    For more information check out this web site:
    http://www.depts.ttu.edu/sub/StudentActivities/Homecoming

  • Sunday, October 11
    (National Coming OUT Day!)
    "Journey to a Hate Free Millennium", Film Viewing & Discussion
    "Journey" explores the tragic murders of James Byrd, Jr. & Mathew Shepard & the student shootings of Columbine High School to weave an emotional response to the probelm of hate. Join the Unitarian Universalist Church & the TTU Student Counseling Center in provoking discussion about the film.
    First Unitarian Universalist Church | 2801 42nd St. | 11:00am

    Sunday, October 11 (National Coming OUT Day!)
    "Coming OUT" Worship Celebration
    Personal stories and liturgy will be shared and celebrated at the morning service.
    (806) 792-5562
    Metropolitan Community Church | 4501 University Ave. | 11:00am

  • laramie project epilogue Monday, October 12
    "The Laramie Project Epilogue, Ten Years Later"
    Sponsored by the TTU Fine Arts Doctoral Program (FADP) Student Organization. As part of a nationwide event, from over 100 other theaters in all fifty states, the epilogue focuses on the long-term effects of the murder of Mathew Shepard on the town of Laramie. The play includes new interviews with Mathew's mother Judy Shepard & Mathew's murderer Aaron McKinney who's serving two consecutive life sentences. For more information contact Jeanne Haggard.
    TTU Human Scienc Bldg. RM 169 | 6:00pm

  • Friday, October 16
    GLBTQ Allies Training for Faculty and Staff: Part I
    Sponsored by the TTU Student Counseling Center. This two-part training series provides information & resources on how to become an ally to the GLBTQ community. Lunch served. RSVP to Associate Director; Director of Training Rich Lenox: rich.lenox@ttu.edu or (806) 742-3674
    TTU Student Wellness Center RM 100 | 11:00am

  • Sunday, October 18
    Worship and Concert with Rev. Delores Berry
    First recipient of the UFMCC's (Universal Fellowship of the Metropolitan Community Churches) Rosa Parks Award, presented at the 2006 People of African Decent Conference.
    (806) 792-5562
    Metropolitan Community Church | 4501 University Ave. | 11:00am

  • Monday, October 19
    Film Viewing & Discussion: Tough Guise: Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity (1999) Media Education Foundation

    While the social construction of femininity has been widely examined, the dominant role of masculinity has until recently remained largely invisible. Tough Guise is the first educational video geared toward college and high school students to systematically examine the relationship between pop-cultural imagery and the social construction of masculine identities in the U.S. at the dawn of the 21st century.

    Guest Speaker Mike Lezzi
    As staff psychologist at Texas Tech University since 2008, Lezzi primarily utilizes emotion-focused therapy, while also incorporating aspects of interpersonal process and cognitive behavioral approaches. Emotion-focused therapy combines humanism, attachment theory, and a family systems perspective. Professional interests include multicultural issues, group therapy and men's issues.
    For more information contact Women's Protective Service at (806) 748-5292 or visit www.wpslbk.org
    TTU Human Science Bldg. RM 169 | 6:00pm

  • pflag lubbockTuesday, October 20
    PFLAG Lubbock Monthly Meeting: "Being a GLBT Red Raider"
    TTU Gay/Straight Alliance Members & other Texas Tech Students share their experiences of being out on campus.
    St. John's United Methodist Church | 1501 University Ave. | 7:00pm

  • Wednesday, October 21
    Training: Increasing Access to Survivor Services - GLBT Community
    Topics include GLBT DV101, Building Alliances: Straight People as Allies, TCFV Caucus, Public Policy and its affect on the GLBT Community, Legal Options and Protective Orders for the GLBT Community, Cultural Biases: Working Past Subjectivity.

    To register contact Roy Rios, Coordinator of Community Education & Development at (806) 748-5292 or email rrios@wpslbk.org

    TTU Forensics Science Bldg. | 4434 S. Loop 289 | 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Cost is FREE/Space limited to 50

  • drinking doping Thursday, October 22
    Drinking, Dating & Date Rape in the GLBT Coummunity: "Talk Show" & Panel Discussion
    Information about sexual assault in the GLBT community and challenges the audience to consider how stereotypes about gender and sexuality contribute to their beliefs about rape.
    TTU Human Science Bldg. RM 169 | 6:00pm

  • Tuesday, October 27
    GLBTQ Allies Training for Students
    Sponsored by the TTU Student Counseling Center.This training provides information and resources on how to become an ally to the GLBTQ community. No RSVP is needed. For more information contact Associate Director; Director of Training Rich Lenox: rich.lenox@ttu.edu or (806) 742-3674
    TTU Student Wellness Center RM 222 | 5:30pm

  • milk Thursday, October 29
    MILK (R)
    In 1977, Harvey Milk (Sean Penn) was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, becoming the first openly gay man to be voted into major public office in America. His victory was not just a victory for gay rights; he forged coalitions across the political spectrum. From senior citizens to union workers, Harvey Milk changed the very nature of what it means to be a fighter for human rights and became, before his untimely death in 1978, a hero for all Americans.
    TTU Student Union Allen Theatre | 8:00pm

  • spcaa Friday, October 30
    Annual Breast Exam & STD Screening Women's Clinic
    SPCAA (South Plains Community Action Association) provides low-cost preventive reproduction health services. Fees for services are on a sliding fee scale determined by the woman's family size and income. Teens qualify for services based on the teen's income, not their parent's income. Contact (806) 687-9898 to schedule your Breast Exam and STD Screening appointment with SPCAA/Family Planning.
    Lubbock Women's Health Clinic | 602 W. Loop 289 Suite 100 | 9:00am - 2:00pm

    Friday, October 30
    GLBTQ Allies Training for Faculty and Staff: Part II
    Sponsored by the TTU Student Counseling Center. This two-part training series provides information & resources on how to become an ally to the GLBTQ community. Lunch served. RSVP to Associate Director; Director of Training Rich Lenox: rich.lenox@ttu.edu or (806) 742-3674
    TTU Student Wellness Center RM 100 | 11:00am

    Friday, October 30
    FREE HIV/Syphilis Testing
    Lubbock Regional MHMR Free HIV/Syphilis Testing Program will be giving free HIV/Syphilis tests to anyone wanting one. For details contact CHAMPS at (806) 771-0736.
    SPCAA/Project CHAMPS | 3307 Ave. X | 11:00am - 5:00pm

    milk Friday, October 30
    MILK (R)
    In 1977, Harvey Milk (Sean Penn) was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, becoming the first openly gay man to be voted into major public office in America. His victory was not just a victory for gay rights; he forged coalitions across the political spectrum. From senior citizens to union workers, Harvey Milk changed the very nature of what it means to be a fighter for human rights and became, before his untimely death in 1978, a hero for all Americans.
    TTU Student Union Allen Theatre | 3:00pm

  • carnival Saturday, October 31
    MCC of Lubbock Fall Carnival & Doorwarys Haunted House
    MCC Lubbock is hosting a Fall Carnival with games, candy and prizes. Doorways GLBT Youth Group is hosting a haunted house for ghouls and goblins of all ages.
    (806) 792-5562
    Metropolitan Community Church | 4501 Univesity Ave. | 7:00pm

All Events are FREE and open to the public unless listed otherwise. Please contact the Women's Studies office for more details at (806) 742-4335 or email us at womens.studies@ttu.edu