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Hello Qts!

We hope your week back from the long weekend is going well!

Join us this Friday @ 4pm in as we take a temperature check and work to restructure Q to best benefit our members. We want to make our club the best it can be, and due to the collective nature of Q we need and want your input to do so.

Hope to see you all there! :)

10.16.14 1
1st Meeting of the Semester!

Hey Qts! Join us for our first meeting of the school year at the @BUCGSA (basement of the GSU) tomorrow - Friday, September 12th at 4pm! Hope to see you all there.

09.11.14 3
1st Meeting of the Year!

Hey Qts! Join us for our first meeting of the school year at the @BUCGSA (basement of the GSU) this Friday, September 12th at 4pm! Hope to see you all there.

09.11.14 1
Zoom BREAKING THE SILENCE WEEK
SUNDAY, APRIL 13th: Imago Dei: In the Image of God; Initiating Change in Spiritual SpacesJoin OUTLook, the LGBTQ group of Marsh Chapel for their discussion!HOSTED BY: OUTlookWHEN: 2:00 PMWHERE: Marsh Chapel

Tweet @buqcollective during this week’s events using #BUBTSW
We hope to see you at these amazing events! What will YOU do to break the silence?


BREAKING THE SILENCE WEEK

SUNDAY, APRIL 13th: Imago Dei: In the Image of God; Initiating Change in Spiritual Spaces

Join OUTLook, the LGBTQ group of Marsh Chapel for their discussion!

HOSTED BY: OUTlook
WHEN: 2:00 PM
WHERE: Marsh Chapel

Tweet @buqcollective during this week’s events using #BUBTSW


We hope to see you at these amazing events! 
What will YOU do to break the silence?

04.13.14 0
The White Houe petition to recognize nonbinary genders reached 100,000 signatures

gaywrites:

Meaning the Obama administration will actually look at the petition and consider it. Wow, wow, wow. 

I’ve seen a lot of backlash against this petition lately saying that it won’t do anything to help the status of nonbinary folks in the United States. I have my opinions, but as a cis person who won’t ever change to a nonbinary gender marker, I would rather hear other opinions out there first and learn more about what y’all are thinking. 

So, what say you? Will legal recognition of nonbinary genders — say, allowing for a third gender marker on official documentation, as that’s how other countries have addressed this — make things easier for nonbinary people in the U.S.? Will it be harmful or make no difference? Will any practical, functional changes follow, like more nongendered facilities, or not? Would there ultimately be a purpose for this recognition?

Other thoughts?

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Zoom BREAKING THE SILENCE WEEK
FRIDAY, APRIL 11th: Occupying Marsh Plaza!Join us on Marsh Plaza as we honor the National Day of Silence. There will be posters to hold and performances by BU’s spoken word poetry group, Speak for Yourself.HOSTED BY: Queer Activist Collective and Speak For Yourself. WHEN: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PMWHERE: Marsh Plaza—————————Bi-erasure, Bi-phobia, and Breaking the Silence with the Bisexual Resource CenterRepresentatives from Boston’s Bisexual Resource Center will be coming to campus to facilitate a discussion concerning bi-phobia and bi-erasure in the media, particularly television and movies. HOSTED BY: Queer Activist CollectiveWHEN: 4:00 PM - 5:15 PMWHERE: The Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Activism (Basement of 775 Commonwealth Avenue)
Tweet @buqcollective during this week’s events using #BUBTSW
We hope to see you at these amazing events! What will YOU do to break the silence?

BREAKING THE SILENCE WEEK

FRIDAY, APRIL 11th: Occupying Marsh Plaza!

Join us on Marsh Plaza as we honor the National Day of Silence. There will be posters to hold and performances by BU’s spoken word poetry group, Speak for Yourself.

HOSTED BY: Queer Activist Collective and Speak For Yourself
WHEN: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
WHERE: Marsh Plaza

—————————

Bi-erasure, Bi-phobia, and Breaking the Silence with the Bisexual Resource Center

Representatives from Boston’s Bisexual Resource Center will be coming to campus to facilitate a discussion concerning bi-phobia and bi-erasure in the media, particularly television and movies. 

HOSTED BY: Queer Activist Collective
WHEN: 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
WHERE: The Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Activism (Basement of 775 Commonwealth Avenue)

Tweet @buqcollective during this week’s events using #BUBTSW


We hope to see you at these amazing events! 
What will YOU do to break the silence?

04.11.14 1
Zoom BREAKING THE SILENCE WEEK
THURSDAY, APRIL 10th: Out in the Workplace: Navigating Professional Landscapes for LGBTQ+ Individuals & AlliesThe BU Alumni Association, in partnership with the LGBTQ Alumni Network and BUBQ (BU’s United Coalition of LGBTQ+ student groups), invite you to an evening of networking and discussion about navigating the professional landscape for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies.A panel of BU alumni working across different industries will share their own experiences and the advice they’ve picked up from the workforce as self-identified LGBTQ individuals. The panel will be moderated by Patricia Antonelli, Associate Director of Counseling at the BU Center for Career Development.***RVSP HERE**http://bit.ly/buoutworkplaceALUMNI: $10CURRENT BU STUDENTS: FREE!Light refreshments will be served! Cash bar for those 21+ !HOSTED BY: BUBQWHEN: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PMWHERE: BU Photonics Building 213 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston, MA 02215
Tweet @buqcollective during this week’s events using #BUBTSW
We hope to see you at these amazing events! What will YOU do to break the silence?

BREAKING THE SILENCE WEEK

THURSDAY, APRIL 10th: Out in the Workplace: Navigating Professional Landscapes for LGBTQ+ Individuals & Allies

The BU Alumni Association, in partnership with the LGBTQ Alumni Network and BUBQ (BU’s United Coalition of LGBTQ+ student groups), invite you to an evening of networking and discussion about navigating the professional landscape for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies.

A panel of BU alumni working across different industries will share their own experiences and the advice they’ve picked up from the workforce as self-identified LGBTQ individuals. The panel will be moderated by Patricia Antonelli, Associate Director of Counseling at the BU Center for Career Development.

***RVSP HERE**
http://bit.ly/buoutworkplace

ALUMNI: $10
CURRENT BU STUDENTS: FREE!

Light refreshments will be served! Cash bar for those 21+ !

HOSTED BY: BUBQ
WHEN: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
WHERE: BU Photonics Building 213 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston, MA 02215

Tweet @buqcollective during this week’s events using #BUBTSW


We hope to see you at these amazing events! 
What will YOU do to break the silence?

04.10.14 1
Zoom BREAKING THE SILENCE WEEK
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9th: Discussion on Empowerment and Breaking the Silence with GLSEN’s Skailer QvistgaardSkailer Qvistgaard is leading a workshop on the meaning of empowerment and what it means to be breaking the silence, beyond just the day of silence. A cornerstone of this workshop will be not only Skailer speaking from his personal experience with silence and erasure, but also teaching others how to get to know their story in order to become an educator and break personal silences!HOSTED BY: Queer Activist CollectiveWHEN: 7:00 PMWHERE: Sargent Activities Center Consortia Room (second floor of SAO, at 1 University Road)
Tweet @buqcollective during this week’s events using #BUBTSW
We hope to see you at these amazing events! What will YOU do to break the silence?


BREAKING THE SILENCE WEEK

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9th: Discussion on Empowerment and Breaking the Silence with GLSEN’s Skailer Qvistgaard

Skailer Qvistgaard is leading a workshop on the meaning of empowerment and what it means to be breaking the silence, beyond just the day of silence. A cornerstone of this workshop will be not only Skailer speaking from his personal experience with silence and erasure, but also teaching others how to get to know their story in order to become an educator and break personal silences!

HOSTED BY: Queer Activist Collective
WHEN: 7:00 PM
WHERE: Sargent Activities Center Consortia Room (second floor of SAO, at 1 University Road)

Tweet @buqcollective during this week’s events using #BUBTSW


We hope to see you at these amazing events! 
What will YOU do to break the silence?

04.09.14 0
Zoom BREAKING THE SILENCE WEEK
TUESDAY, APRIL 8th: Action Day! Make it a point today to speak out against harmful speech and actions! Call out, educate, and discuss why the words and behaviors of your friends and peers can negatively impact members of the LGBTQ+ community and other minority groups. HOSTED BY: You!WHEN: All day!WHERE: BU’s Campus and beyond!
Tweet @buqcollective during this week’s events using #BUBTSW
We hope to see you at these amazing events! What will YOU do to break the silence?

BREAKING THE SILENCE WEEK

TUESDAY, APRIL 8th: Action Day! 

Make it a point today to speak out against harmful speech and actions! Call out, educate, and discuss why the words and behaviors of your friends and peers can negatively impact members of the LGBTQ+ community and other minority groups. 

HOSTED BY: You!
WHEN: All day!
WHERE: BU’s Campus and beyond!

Tweet @buqcollective during this week’s events using #BUBTSW


We hope to see you at these amazing events! 
What will YOU do to break the silence?

04.08.14 0
Zoom BREAKING THE SILENCE WEEK
MONDAY, APRIL 7th: Film screening and discussion of “Ma Vie En Rose” This movie depicts a snapshot of 7 year-old Ludovic’s life as she searches for acceptance of her transgender identity within a heternormative and cissexist society. 
This movie has a happy ending, though, we promise! Trigger warnings for: homophobia, transphobia, bullying, physical abuse, suicide attempt, mental and emotional abuseHOSTED BY: Trans* Listening CircleWHEN: 7:00 - 9:15 PMWHERE: The Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Activism (Basement of 775 Commonwealth Avenue)Event Page: Breaking the Silence: Trans* Listening Circle’s Screening of “Ma Vie en Rose”

Tweet @buqcollective during this week’s events using #BUBTSW
We hope to see you at this amazing event! What will YOU do to break the silence?

BREAKING THE SILENCE WEEK

MONDAY, APRIL 7th: Film screening and discussion of “Ma Vie En Rose” 

This movie depicts a snapshot of 7 year-old Ludovic’s life as she searches for acceptance of her transgender identity within a heternormative and cissexist society. 

This movie has a happy ending, though, we promise! 

Trigger warnings for: homophobia, transphobia, bullying, physical abuse, suicide attempt, mental and emotional abuse

HOSTED BY: Trans* Listening Circle
WHEN: 7:00 - 9:15 PM
WHERE: The Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Activism (Basement of 775 Commonwealth Avenue)
Event Page: Breaking the Silence: Trans* Listening Circle’s Screening of “Ma Vie en Rose”

Tweet @buqcollective during this week’s events using #BUBTSW

We hope to see you at this amazing event! 
What will YOU do to break the silence?

04.07.14 2