Fall 2016 at the Office of LGBTQ Resources

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August 30, 2016

Check out this fall’s lineup of exciting events at the Office of LGBTQ Resources! Be sure to sign up for the LGBTQ Co-op email list (for undergraduates) and queer.grads email list (for graduate and professional students) to get the latest information on LGBTQ events happening on campus and around New Haven!

124 Swing Space: Make it your space!

The Office of LGBTQ Resources hosts regular programming and a range of special events for Yale students, staff and faculty in our space. Drop by our office hours or contact us about hosting your next event of LGBTQ interest or training on issues related to gender and sexuality! How to find us.

Graduate & Professional Students
Yale College Students

Fall 2016 Highlights

Beyond the Binary

Mondays starting 29 August 5:30-7:00pm

Beyond the Binary is a safe space for conversations on life and wellbeing for those who identify as transgender, agender, dualgender, genderqueer, gender questioning, nonbinary or otherwise. Snacks provided.

LGBTQ Peer Liaison Open House

Friday 2 September 7:30–9pm

Yale College first years: Come see the office, meet your peer liaison (or get one) and enjoy fresh local peaches and ice cream!

Queer Brunch & Queer Scavenger Hunt

Hosted by the Spectrum Fellows
Saturday 3 September 12–3pm

Connect with LGBTQ History at Yale and in New Haven. Come find a group at brunch and set off. Win Queer Tea mugs!

Queer Kickoff BBQ

Sunday 4 September 2–6pm

Celebrate the Queer community at Yale. See old friends and meet new ones. Enjoy outdoor games, Southern-style BBQ (with vegetarian options) in the Swing Space (Baker Hall) courtyard!

Queer Leadership Workshops

Monday 5 September 9:30am–3pm

Choose from a variety of workshops to enhance your skills as a leader in Yale’s LGBTQ community and beyond!

9:30am: Breakfast
10:00am: Difficult Conversations
11:30am: Planning Inclusive Queer Events
1:00pm: Lunch
1:30pm: Queer Emotional Intelligence
3:00pm: Guided event planning

Register here.

Graduate & Professional Student Opening Reception

Tuesday 6 September 6–8pm

Come celebrate the beginning of a new academic year, welcome new members of the graduate and professional community and hear about exciting programming taking place this Fall at the Office of LGBTQ Resources.

Breathing Out

Tuesdays, starting 13 September 5:30–6:30pm

Join for part or all of this seven part introduction to meditation with a focus on how mindfulness practices apply to LGBTQ experiences in particular. No prior experience necessary!