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Queer Asian Pacific Islanders Discussion Group

Please join QAPI as they transition to their new space in the Reitz Union with a meeting discussing the various stereotypes that interact and shape our unique experiences.They will be learning  about and discussing the origins of these stereotypes as well as their effects on us.
They will be having a walkover to the new space [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 8, 2016.

Lunch Series #1: Queerstory

Queer: Umbrella term? Gender and sexual identity? Slur? Reclaimed term?
Come join LGBT Affairs at the first spring lunch series as we discuss the many meanings of the word “queer.” They will be sharing some information about the history of the term and continue with discussion and personal thoughts on its usage. Everyone, regardless of identity, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 8, 2016.

From Charleston to Chapel Hill: Countering Islamophobia & Racial Injustice

Islam on Campus invites you to a talk with Margari Aziza Hill on the rising, intersectional problems of Islamophobia and racism, and how to combat and counter them. This event is free and open to the public and will take place at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom on Wednesday, February 10 – the anniversary of [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 8, 2016.

Institute of Black Culture Anniversary and Grand Opening of the Black Enrichment Center

Institute of Black Culture (IBC) was officially dedicated on February 11, 1972 and for more than 40 years the IBC has been a home away from home for numerous students moving through the University of Florida. The IBC continues to function as a resource for all members of the university community by [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 2, 2016.

LGBT Affairs: The Black Queer Collective

Through LGBT Affairs at UF, The Black Queer Collective serves as a social and cultural discussion-based group for LGBTQ+ identified Black and African American students and folks within the Gainesville community. During this meeting, we hope to go through a pretty fundamental conversation of how gender and sexuality are perceived within the Black community and [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 2, 2016.

LGBT Affairs – New2UF

LGBT Affairs hosts a biweekly discussion group called New2UF. It takes place Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the Rainbow room in Peabody Hall. The group is open to anyone and everyone who falls under the Queer/LGBT umbrella, and is aimed toward those who are either new to the university or new to being queer/out. It [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 2, 2016.

Hispanic-Latinx Queers

Hispanic-Latinx Queers is a discussion group for Hispanic/Latinx identifying queer individuals who are seeking a safe space where they can discuss the intersectionalities of being Hispanic/Latinx and Queer, along with issues surrounding their communities.
Their second meeting, Gender, will focus on how gender is defined and intertwined in both latinidad and queerness.
Be sure to join them, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 25, 2016.

Nikki Giovanni on Campus

Join the University of Florida in the campus-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King.
The MLK Celebration Keynote Speaker, Dr. Nikki Giovanni will present on Tuesday, January 19 in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. A Distinguished Professor of English at Virginia Tech, Dr. Giovanni is an award-winning poet, author, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 19, 2016.

LGBT Affairs: The Black Queer Collective

Through LGBT Affairs, The Black Queer Collective is a social and cultural discussion group for students and community members who identify as Black/African American and LGBTQ+. The next meeting will be January 25, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. These meetings are closed to individuals who meet the intersections of these identities.

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 19, 2016.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Opening Ceremonies this Week

Join the University of Florida in the campus-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. King.
Celebration events include:

Opening Ceremony and Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, Jan. 13 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Institute of Black Culture (on 15010 W. University Ave. next to Chipotle)
MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 18 at 8 a.m. [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 11, 2016.