Thursday, October 15, 2009

Crossroads: How To Be an Ally | Monday, Oct. 19

As part of OUTober, the University of Chicago celebration of LGBTQ History Month, OMSA and the LGBTQ Programming Office will be hosting the Crossroad Program: How to be an Ally, a short panel and candid group discussion on what it means to be an ally and how students can be allies to different communities on and off-campus. The panel will focus primarily on allyships between queer people of color, white folks, and straight folks. The event will also delve into the ways that all individuals can examine their own privilege and complex intersections of identity in order to be allies to one another.

Here are a few more events for OUTober.

Martha Nussbaum: “Same Sex Marriage and Constitutional Law”
Thursday, Oct 22
7:30 pm
The Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted

Victim (Film Screening)
Tuesday, October 27
Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street

AIDS Memorial Quilt Opening
Friday, Oct 30 (On display through Dec 3)
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 1156 E. 59th Street