What is masculinity? Is masculinity only for men? Can one practice responsible masculinity? This interactive workshop will focus on the complexities of masculinity, how masculinity manifests in people regardless of biological sex, and how masculinity can be radical and responsible. This workshop is open for all, regardless of biological sex, gender identity and expression, and [...]
STRIVE at GatorWell and the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research is screening two films on Monday evening, October 27, 2014, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Reitz Auditorium. Tough Guise 2 provides a stunning look at the violent, sexist, and homophobic messages boys and young men routinely receive from virtually every corner [...]
The Interfaith Ambassadors will be hosting the 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands on November 21 at 7 p.m. on Flavet Field. Battle of the Bands is meant to be a concert that highlights a variety of faiths who use some sort of music as a form of expression. If you or your organization are [...]
During childhood and adolescence youth spend significant portions of their lives at school. But what if school is an uncomfortable space where they feel harassed or even bullied? Sadly this is the reality too many LGBT youth face while in school. Join them on October 21 as Dr. Elizabethe Payne hosts a discussion about the [...]
Colloquium on Islam (sponsored by ISN, Ismaili Student Network) presents their very first event at the University of Florida, co sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Affairs. Come out and engage in a thought provoking seminar with Michael Muhammed Knight, “Representing Islam in America,” followed by a facilitated discussion and dinner (Indian [...]
Indigenous Knowledge, Spirituality and the Future of Humans in Nature is October 13 from 3 to 6 p.m. in Keene-Flint Hall 0105.
Opening Prayer Marcus Briggs-Cloud (Maskoke Nation)
1. “Indigenous Ceremonialism”, by Marcus Briggs-Cloud (Maskoke Nation, UFL);
2. “Peyote women”, by James Treat (Illinois);
3. “The Interface of Quantum Mechanics and Magic”, by William Lyon (Missouri);
4. “Maya Spirituality: the [...]
Trans* at UF is a discussion group open to folks who identify as transgender, gender variant and/or genderqueer, and their intimate partners. Trans* at UF meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Rainbow Room located on the fourth floor of Peabody Hall.
The Arab Students’ Association at UF cordially invites you to the first annual Arab Heritage Week at UF. ASA seeks to promote the unity, awareness and culture of Arabs and Arab Americans at UF and in Gainesville. The Arab Heritage Week will be an exploration of their roots and culture, and an attempt to eradicate [...]
Join La Casita for their 2nd Café Cultural of the semester. They will be having a Chips & Salsa Night on Thursday, October 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. The living room will be transformed into a dance floor, and they’ll have it open for you to dance the night away with salsa, merengue, and [...]
ACCENT Speakers Bureau at the University of Florida, Pride Student Union and the Asian American Student Union will bring actor and activist George Takei to campus Oct. 7.Takei’s visit coincides with Pride History Week and Asian Kaleidoscope Month. The program starts at 8 p.m. at the University Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m., and admission [...]