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  • Sep 27 Wed

    LGBTQ Tie Dye Social

    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    RHA and the RCSGD invite you to join us for a day of tie-dye and learning! Swing by the RCSGD Lounge to learn about the amazing resources offered to Queer and Trans students. Then, join us on the SRB lawn for some tie-dyeing fun!

    11:00 – 1:00 pm 

    RCSGD Lounge and SRB Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD and RHA 

  • Sep 29 Fri

    Into the Night

    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Annual LGBTQ dance party and drag show. All are welcome to attend.

    7:00 pm – 10:00 pm 

    Student Resource Building, 1st Floor 

    Sponsors: RCSGD 

  • Oct 05 Thu

    Being Queer, Living Here: Discussion Series - Alcohol & Drugs as Self-Care

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    In collaboration with Queer & Trans Health at UCSB, we are launching a closed-space Discussion series called Being Queer, Living Here, where we will be focusing on specific topics that affects the LGBTQ community. This discussion space will be focusing on Alcohol and Drugs as Self-Care. Snacks Provided! 

    4:00 – 6:00 pm 

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, Queer & Trans Health at UCSB 

  • Oct 08 Sun

    LGBTQ Student Orientation

    11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    2nd annual student orientation for first-year and transfer students to learn about the resources and services offered to LGBTQ students on campus. Breakfast and Lunch provided! 

    11:00 pm-3:00 pm 

    Student Resource Building, Multipurpose Room 

    Sponsors: RCSGD   

  • Oct 09 Mon

    Coming Out Monologues

    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Annual spoken word event highlighting the coming out stories of UCSB students, staff, and faculty.

    8:00 pm – 10:00 pm 

    The HUB  

    Sponsors: RCSGD, The HUB 

  • Oct 10 Tue

    Coming Out Monologues: Debrief

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Debrief session with community members about the annual spoken word event highlighting the coming out stories of UCSB students, staff, and faculty. Light Refreshments provided! 

    6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

    RCSGD Lounge  

    Sponsors: RCSGD 

  • Oct 11 Wed

    Queer & Trans Meditation Sessions

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    In Collaboration with Health and Wellness, these sessions will teach you meditation practices that will help you deal with stress and anxiety. Snacks Provided! 

    10:00 am - 11:00 am

    RCSGD Lounge

    Sponsors: RCSGD, Health and Wellness, Queer and Trans Health at UCSB 

  • Oct 12 Thu

    Queer Town Hall

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Gathering of LGBTQ students to discuss issues and topics that is pertinent to the community. Food provided! 

    5:00 -7:00 pm 

    MCC Lounge  

    Sponsors: RCSGD, Queer Commission

  • Oct 16 Mon

    QTPOCLuck

    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    A closed space for queer and/or trans* people of color to come together in community and solidarity. Dinner provided! 

    7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD

  • Oct 18 Wed

    LGBTQIA Sex Ed Series: Sex Talk

    5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

    Part of a quarterly series that will focus on LGBTQIA sex education, this workshop will delve into providing knowledge, tips, and resources about how to have effective communication with intimate partner(s). 

    5:00 – 6:15 pm 

    MCC Theater 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, The Department of Health and Wellness, Queer and Trans Health at UCSB 

  • Oct 19 Thu

    Being Queer, Living Here: Discussion Series - Hook Up Culture

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    In collaboration with Queer & Trans Health at UCSB, we are launching a closed-space Discussion series called Being Queer, Living Here, where we will be focusing on specific topics that affects the LGBTQ community. This discussion space will be focusing on Hook Up Culture. Snacks Provided! 

    4:00 – 6:00 pm 

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, Queer & Trans Health at UCSB

  • Oct 23 Mon

    identiTEAs: Ace

    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Social and intimate space for Ace-Identified students to have a discussion about their experiences. Tea and baked goods will be provided.  This program is part of National Ace Visibility Week. 

    7:00 pm- 9:00 pm 

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD 

  • Oct 23 Mon

    ACE 101

    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Educational workshop on Ace identities. This program is part of National Ace Visibility Week 

    7:00 pm- 9:00 pm 

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD 

  • Oct 25 Wed

    Queer and Trans Meditation Sessions

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    In Collaboration with Health and Wellness, these sessions will teach you meditation practices that will help you deal with stress and anxiety. Snacks included! 

    10:00 am-11:00 am

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, The Department of Health and Wellness, Queer & Trans Health at UCSB

  • Oct 26 Thu

    Queer and Trans Self-Defense: ft. Ryka Aoki

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Ryka Aoki will be coming to UCSB to teach Self-Defense Teachniques as a form of protection and empowerment for Queer and Trans Communities. Closed Space for Queer and Trans Students. Snacks provided! 

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    SRB MPR 

    Sponsors: RCSGD 

  • Nov 01 Wed

    LGBTQ Staff and Faculty Luncheon

    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Quarterly luncheon for LGBTQ Staff and Faculty. 

    12:00 pm – 2:00 pm 

    SRB MPR  

    Sponsors: RCSGD

  • Nov 02 Thu

    Being Queer, Living Here: Discussion Series - Food and Body Image

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Food and Body Image  

    In collaboration with Queer & Trans Health at UCSB, we are launching a closed-space Discussion series called Being Queer, Living Here, where we will be focusing on specific topics that affects the LGBTQ community. This discussion space will be focusing on Food and Body Image. 2nd hour will feature “Beat & Bind” where clothing, binds, and makeup will be given away! Lunch Provided! 

    4:00 – 6:00 pm 

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD Queer & Trans Health at UCSB

  • Nov 03 Fri

    Queers Who Lunch

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Queer and Trans communities is reported to experience one of the highest rate of food insecurity. This workshop will entail a food demonstration that help you develop cooking skills, in an easy, fast, and healthy way. Handouts on queer food history and free giveaways are included. 

    12:00 - 1:00 pm

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD and FNBS 

  • Nov 06 Mon

    Queers Out Abroad

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Highlights the experiences of Queer and Trans students studying abroad. Tip and resources as well as snacks provided! 

    4:00 - 6:00 pm 

     

    MCC Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, EAP 

  • Nov 08 Wed

    Queer and Trans Meditation Sessions

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    In Collaboration with Health and Wellness, these sessions will teach you meditation practices that will help you deal with stress and anxiety. Snacks included! 

    10:00 am-11:00 am

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, The Department of Health and Wellness, Queer & Trans Health at UCSB

  • Nov 08 Wed

    Safe Zone I: LGBTQ Identities and Allyship

    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Introductory safe zone training on LGBTQ identities, experiences, and allyship.

    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

    Student Resource Building, Multipurpose Room 

    Sponsors: RCSGD

  • Nov 08 Wed

    Major!: MCC Movie Screening

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Our quarterly movie screening in collaboration with the MCC, to highlight cultural and LGBTQ representation in media and film. 

    6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

    MultiCultural Center Theater 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, MCC 

  • Nov 09 Thu

    Queer Town Hall

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Gathering of LGBTQ students to discuss issues and topics that is pertinent to the community. Lunch provided! 

    5:00 -7:00 pm 

    SRB MPR   

    Sponsors: RCSGD, Queer Commission

  • Nov 11-14 Sat-Tue

    Emerging Leaders Institute Retreat (ELI)

    Annual retreat for UCSB LGBTQ students to build leadership skill and network with UCSB community members.

    Location TBD 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, Alumni Rick Berry. 

  • Nov 15 Wed

    Safe Zone II

    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Advanced safe zone training. Topic TBA 

    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

    Student Resource Building, Multipurpose Room 

    Sponsors: RCSGD 

  • Nov 16 Thu

    Being Queer, Living Here: Discussion Series - Building Queer Love

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    In collaboration with Queer & Trans Health at UCSB, we are launching a closed-space Discussion series called Being Queer, Living Here, where we will be focusing on specific topics that affects the LGBTQ community. This discussion space will be focusing on Building Queer Love. Snacks Provided! 

    4:00 – 6:00 pm 

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, Queer & Trans Health at UCSB

  • Nov 18-20 Sat-Mon

    SBTAN: Trans Health Summit

    A Comprehensive two day training designed for professionals interested in providing sensitive and competent mental health and medical care for gender non-conforming children, transgender youth and young adults. CMEs, CEs, and CEUs offered. 

  • Nov 20 Mon

    Resiliency During the Holidays

    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Closed space for Queer and Trans students to discuss worries and stresses before visiting home for the holidays. 

    4:00 – 5:00 pm

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD Queer & Trans Health at UCSB 

  • Nov 21 Tue

    Queer Harvest

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Decolonize Thanksgiving by joining the Queer Harvest! Dinner is provided. 

    4:00 - 6:00 pm

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD Queer & Trans Health at UCSB

  • Nov 22 Wed

    Queer and Trans Meditation Series

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    In Collaboration with Health and Wellness, these sessions will teach you meditation practices that will help you deal with stress and anxiety. Snacks included! 

    10:00 am-11:00 am

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, The Department of Health and Wellness

  • Nov 27 Mon

    Leftover Potluck!

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Bring your holiday leftovers to share with other queer students! 

    5:00 – 6:00 pm 

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, Queer & Trans Health at UCSB  

  • Dec 03 Sun

    Massage and Tea!

    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Unwind from the holidays with your favorite queers with tea and massages. Special giveaways TBD! 

    4:00 – 5:00 pm 

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, Queer & Trans Health at UCSB 

  • Dec 06 Wed

    Queer and Trans Meditation Sessions

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    In Collaboration with Health and Wellness, these sessions will teach you meditation practices that will help you deal with stress and anxiety. Snacks included! 

    10:00 am-11:00 am

    RCSGD Lounge 

    Sponsors: RCSGD, The Department of Health and Wellness

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