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UCLA QGrad Conference 2015

In April 2015, President Obama called for an end to conversion therapies for LGBTQ youth. Although California, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C. are the only states/districts that have banned conversion therapies, these “treatments” are nonetheless practiced across the United States. QGrad 2015’s theme, “‘Curing’ the Queer: From Pathology to Resistance,” opens up a critical discussion on the (re)emergence of homo/queer/transphobic culture under the...

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Otro Corazón 2: Queering Chicanidad in the Arts — A Valentine for Tomás Ybarra-Frausto.

On February 3, 2017, the UCLA Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies Program and the Art History and Chicana/Chicano Studies Departments are proud to present Otro Corazón 2: Queering Chicanidad in the Arts — A Valentine for Tomás Ybarra-Frausto.    Co-organized by LGBTQ Studies Program Chair and Chicana/o Studies, English, and Gender Studies Professor Alicia Gaspar de...

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2017 QScholars Undergraduate Research Symposium: Paint Yourself Whole Navigating Intersectionality in a Divided World

Charles E. Young Research Library Main Conf. Room 11360 Los Angeles, CA

This year’s theme explores the intersectionalities within the LGBTQ+ community and how we navigate, embrace, and negotiate our wholeness in a divided world. Topics Include (but not limited to): intersectionality in queerness and gender identity with military, religion, ability Status, and other socio-cultural affiliations. Keynote Speaker: Josh Feldman Actor and Creator of "The Chances"  ...

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UCLA QGRAD 2017: Radical Imaginaries: Scholar Activism

Ackerman Union Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of LGBTQ Studies at UCLA, the 2017 QGrad Conference will focus on how LGBTQ Studies and trans and queer art and activism have transformed the world in the last 20 years. How have undocumented, Black and Brown, Indigenous, Afro-Latinx, Muslim, Fat, Disabled, incarcerated, Transgender and Gender Non-conforming communities/scholar- activists...