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CANCELED-Safe Zone Training for Faculty & Staff

Wednesday, Apr 5, 5:30 pm
Farinon, Limburg Theatre

The Office of Intercultural Development presents, Gender & Sexuality Programs, Safe Zone Training for Faculty and Staff. This training is a dynamic, interactive session that includes activities and discussion around:

Inclusive language The process of coming out The power of the straight ally Understanding sexual identity How to respond to homophobic incidents Resources and much more!

The goal of Safe Zone LGBTQ Training is to educate as well as create and sustain a...

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Spoken Word: Faculty & Staff Perform as Architects of Change

Wednesday, Mar 29, 7 pm
Kirby 104

Join Gender & Sexuality Programs for the finale of Women's Heritage Month, Architects of Change event. Faculty and staff will perform their own personal spoken word pieces and demonstrate the power of our words and narratives to create social change and inspire others to do the same. 

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Safe Zone Training for Faculty & Staff

Thursday, Mar 9, 5 pm
Farinon, Limburg Theatre

The Office of Intercultural Development presents, Gender & Sexuality Programs, Safe Zone Training for Faculty and Staff. This training is a dynamic, interactive session that includes activities and discussion around:

Inclusive language The process of coming out The power of the straight ally Understanding sexual identity How to respond to homophobic incidents Resources and much more!

The goal of Safe Zone LGBTQ Training is to educate as well as create and sustain a...

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Things Misogyny Taught Me Lunch Series

Monday, Apr 17, 12 pm
Farinon, Buttery Room 220

Gender & Sexuality Programs Presents: Things Misogyny Taught Me Lunch Series

This series provides attendees an opportunity to unpack internalized misogyny through guided discussions and fellowship. When talking about something so bitter, it's best to eat something sweet!

Lunch will be provided and macaroons will be the series signature dessert. Come and unpack the things misogyny has taught you and feel the empowerment of unlearning! 

The series will be guided...

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It's on US Gets Personal

Thursday, Dec 8, 12 pm
Farinon Snack Bar

It’s On Us-Lafayette is a partnership between the Office of Gender and Sexuality Programs (GSP), the Office of the Title IX and Equity Coordinator (Title IX), and the Office of the President created to provide students, faculty, and staff with opportunities to help make Lafayette College a safe and inclusive community for all.

The It’s on US educational series launched in September and hosted twelve programs and workshops throughout the semester. The Lafayette community...

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Uncomfortably Intimate - Sex Week Program

Wednesday, Nov 16, 6 pm
GSP/Farinon

Talking about sex can feel less like an opportunity than a burden. How do we talk not just past but through the physical, psychological, social, and even political barriers around sexual desire and identity? Come to the GSRC at 6 p.m. for dinner and REAL talk.  

Dinner will be provided

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Orgasm Gap

Tuesday, Nov 8, 6 pm
Kirby 104

“Closing the Orgasm Gap”

 

The orgasm gap is the phenomena identified by sexologists, feminists, and popular media in which men orgasm more frequently than women. First discussed during the sexual revolution of the 1960s the orgasm gap is still alive and well today, especially on college campuses and is called by some one of the most enduring forms of gender inequity. Recent studies show that 91% of men achieved orgasm during their last sexual encounter compared to only 64%...

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Confessions and Consent: A handmade card has never been so sexy...or platonic?

Friday, Oct 21, 12 pm
Farinon Atrium

"I love you. You love me. Let's get it on consensually. " Have a fun hour of making cards for your crush and or friends! Spread a little consensual love around, like glitter. 

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How to truly let our bodies belong to us: we stop asking for permission

Tuesday, Oct 18, 12:15 pm
Pardee 101

While we share a meal together, discuss the power of self-ownership and learn how to stop asking for permission when it comes to your body. 

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Janet Mock

Thursday, Oct 27, 7 pm
Colton Chapel

Janet Mock is the New York Times bestselling author of Redefining Realness and host of  So POPular! — a weekly MSNBC digital series about culture. She is a sought-after speaker and the founderof #GirlsLikeUs, a social media project that empowers trans women.

Sponsored by Campus Life, LAF, Quest & Gender & Sexuality Programs, WGS

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Friend Zone

Thursday, Oct 6, 12:15 pm
Ramer 105

Struggling with having "no chill" and being placed in the friend zone? Have you used the framework "friend zone?" Discuss and dissect the problematic nature of the friend zone concept. 

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Standing By or Standing Up: Bystander Intervention Workshop

Tuesday, Sep 27, 7:30 pm
Oeschle Center for Global Education 107

Join the Crime Victims Council and learn how we all have a role to play in preventing interpersonal and gender-based violence. 

Dinner will be provided. 

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Who's with US? Being an Ally Means Showing Up!

Thursday, Oct 27, 12 pm
Farinon Atrium

Join Quest, ALF and NIA to  show the Lafayette community where your ally-ship stands. Create a pledge with your organization to be hung in the GSRC and followed by all those in your organization and close out the It's on US series with a visible pledge to the cause. 

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Standing By or Standing Up: Bystander Intervention Workshop

Thursday, Sep 22, 5:30 pm
Kirby 104

Join the Crime Victims Council and learn how we all have a role to play in preventing interpersonal and gender-based violence. 

Dinner provided. 

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Slam Poetry: Word Warriors

Wednesday, Mar 30, 7 pm
Colton Chapel

Join students, faculty, staff and button poetry artist, Melissa Lozado-Olivia for a night of slam poetry and spoken word.  Sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Programs, ALF, NIA and LAF. 

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Dish & Dine

Thursday, Feb 25, 6:30 pm
TBD

Join students, faculty, and staff for a delicious sit down dinner in Dean of Students, Paul McLoughlin's home.While we break bread with one another we’ll also be breaking down stigmas, shame, and secrecy as we create a sex-positive and inclusive space that is as much about discourse as it is about intercourse. Invite only. Students must sign up on LAFsync via forms. First twenty students will receive a formal e-vite to confirm their attendance. 

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Brown Bag: Good times and bad times: STIs on a college campus

Tuesday, Feb 23, 12 pm
Interfaith Chapel, Hogg Hall

Join the Bailey Health Center to learn that  "What you don’t know can really change your life!" Pizza will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Presented and sponsored by the Bailey Health Center

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Sex Week 2016

Feb 22 - Feb 26
multiple locations

Sex From Scratch, Empowering You to Sexual Authenticity :Scratch what you think you know and dive into the work of Sexual Authenticity.  Join GSP for all of our rich programming for Monday, February 22nd- Friday, February 26th. 

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Coming Out of the Deck: Being Asexual in a Sexual World."

Friday, Feb 26, 12:15 pm
Oeschle 224

What happens when you don't feel sexual attraction? This panel, led by asexual students, will discuss the asexuality spectrum, touch on personal experience both inside and outside the campus setting, and answer questions and misconceptions about asexuality to spread an understanding of this orientation throughout our community." Pizza will be served on a first come first serve basis. 

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Condom Wallet Design Contest

Feb 22 - Mar 1
LaFsync Form Submission

Join Gender & Sexuality Programs and the Title IX & Equity Coordinator for a Condom Wallet Design Contest! Check out the poster by the Tree of Choice for directions and details.

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Brown Bag: The Exotification of Women of Color

Wednesday, Feb 24, 12 pm
Hugel 100

Join Professor Campoamor and Lafayette College student Cindy Matos as they dissect how exotifying women of color is often simultaneously about appropriation and dehumanization. Pizza will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.  

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Is Sodom really about sodomy? Homosexuality and the interpretation of Sacred Texts

Thursday, Feb 25, 12 pm
Hugel 103

Prof. Jessica Carr (Religious Studies) will discuss Jewish, Christian, and Muslim interpretations of sacred texts to make claims about homosexuality. The meaning of these texts and what they have to say about sexuality has been debated for centuries. Prof. Carr will present a few of the ideas and texts that religious practitioners have found both relevant and confusing. Sponsored by the Office of Religious & Spiritual Life.

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Acapella Performances: Let’s Sing About Sex Baby

Wednesday, Feb 24, 7 pm
Farinon Atrium

Join the Lafayette College Acapella groups for an evening of sexy songs, fun and discourse.

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Dating While Othered

Tuesday, Feb 23, 4:30 pm
Oeschle 224

A candid student panel discussion on race and dating at Lafayette College. Join students and the Gender & Sexuality Coordinator to explore what dating is like when your othered. 

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