ASU Celebrates Genders and Sexualities Week

Adams State University will hold it’s first Genders and Sexualities Week from October 10-14, 2016.


Monday, October 10

  • Anti-Discrimination Training (lunch provided)

    • Bystander intervention presentation led by AnnMarie Bennett, Ana Guevara, and Dianne Lee
    • 12pm, MCD 101
  • “Allyship” Talk

    • Ryan Anderson and Dr. James Doyle; introduction by Dr. Nick Saenz
    • 4:30pm, MCD 101
  •  “Sanluiseño Community Leaders and Their Sense of Place” (dinner provided)
    • A panel discussion featuring Curtis Garcia, Visiting Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, and Justin Garoutte, Executive Director of Conejos Clean Water; moderated by Maria McMath; introduction by Dr. Nick Saenz
    • 6pm, MCD 316

Tuesday, October 11

  • Safe Zone Training
    • Presentation given by Lis Tomlin and Dr. Penny Sanders
    • 1-4pm, MCD 101
  • National Coming Out Day Celebration
    • Free food and celebration honoring all stories
    • Coordinated by Megan Benfield
    • 3pm, Center for Inclusivity (SUB)
  • Chrysalis: A Trans* Narrative
    • A presentation by special guest Edie Recker; introduction by Dr. Robert Kirk
    • 4:30pm, MCD 10

Wednesday, October 12

  • Snow Cone Social
    • Hosted by the LGBTQ+ Faculty/Staff Affinity Group
    • 1-3pm, MCD Solarium
  • Model UN Poster Presentation: Showcasing LGBTQ+ Worldwide
    • 1-3pm, MCD Solarium
  • Sex in the Dark
    • Panel of SEXperts answer all the audience’s anonymous questions!
    • Featuring Monica Brown, Chris Frizell, Dr. Bethany Kolb, Dr. Penny Sanders,and Scott White; moderated by Lis Tomlin; introduction by Ana Guevara
    • 7pm, Carson Auditorium (SUB)

Thursday, October 13

  • HB2 and LGBT Issues in the 2016 Election: Panel Discussion

    • Featuring Dr. Robert Demski, Ana Guevara, Edie Recker, and Dr. Penny Sanders; moderated by Foula Dimopoulos; introduction by Megan Benfield
    • 6pm, Carson Auditorium (SUB)

Friday, October 14

  • Pride Party
    • Free food, games, and more!
    • Hosted by ASU Pride and Multicultural Student Governance, sponsored by Student Life
      7-10pm, The Loft