Programs

Fall 2020

CTQA Welcome Back —  Thursday, August 27, 2020, 2:30-4:00 pm via Zoom — To register for this event, please click here!

Join the Center for Trans and Queer Advocacy for a welcome back and meet and greet. Games! Raffles! Fun! For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.


Ram I Am: Being a Remote Queer @ WCU — Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 3:00-4:00 pm via Zoom — To register for this event, please click here!

Join us for a discussion on what it means to identify as trans and queer at West Chester University during this unique, remote semester. Come build community, share stories, trade tips, and discuss how to navigate WCU and the greater community while we all operate in this virtual world. For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.


Queering the Conversation: Queer Media from the Margins — Thursday, September 17, 2020, 3:00-4:00 pm via Zoom — To register for this event, please click here!

Representation matters! This one-hour presentation will provide participants with an opportunity to explore the limits of trans and queer presence within mainstream media. Participants will discuss LGBTQIA+ representation in media such as movies, television, comics, video games, cosplay as well as social media. For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147. 


Ram I Am: Bisexuality Zoom — Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 1:00-2:00 pm via Zoom — To register for this event, please click here!

Join the Center for Trans and Queer Advocacy as we celebrate Bisexual Day, a national day that recognizes and celebrates bisexual, pansexual, and fluid identities! For this event, we encourage folx to practice good allyship by allowing those with the expressed identity/identities to have this opportunity to utilize the space. For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.


3rd Annual Queer Pride Day @ WCU —  Thursday, October 1, 2020, Sykes Student Union 250 or 238 — To register for this event, please click here!

Stop by Sykes Room 250 or 238 and pick up some free swag as we celebrate WCU’s 3rd annual Queer Pride Day! Per WCU and CDC guidelines, social distancing and masks are required. As an added bonus, be sure to take some photos featuring your swag and we’ll share it on our social media accounts during the month of October. For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.


Ram I Am: OUTober Pride Hang Out — Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 12:30-1:30 pm via Zoom — To register for this event, please click here!

Join us as we celebrate National Coming Out Day (Oct. 11) and learn a little queer history too! Come learn, engage, and share what pride means to you. For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.


Queering the Conversation with Dr. Lesley Siegel — Friday, October 23, 2020, 1:00-2:00 pm via Zoom — To register for this event, please click here!

In this Queering the Conversation, Dr. Lesley Siegel will share her research on queer visibility in Colleges & Schools of Education. Dr. Siegel’s work explores the experiences of LGBTQ identified faculty and the ways in which they make their marginalized identities visible to students. This presentation will share themes from a multiyear study and provide space for discussion. For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.


 CTQA Game Night — Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6:00-7:00pm via Zoom — To register for this event, please click here!

Join us on Wednesday, October 28th at 6pm for a night of fun! We'll be playing games, chatting, and being queer together! Feel free to dress up in your Halloween costume, or don't, and come have a great time! For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.


CTQA Movie Night — Wednesday, October 30, 2020, 8:00-10:00pm via Discord — To register for this event, please click here!

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Halloween and to relax? Come join us on Discord on Friday, October 30th at 8pm as we watch a spooky movie! For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.


Sex After Dark — Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 8:00-10:00pm via Zoom — To register for this event, please click here!

Join us for a conversation led by sexuality educator, Erica Smith, on sex, communication, and relationships. For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.


Applying your Advocacy at the Dinner Table — Thursday, November 12, 2020, 4:00-5:30pm via Zoom — To register for this event, please click here!

Nervous about having conversations with family and friends who have different political views than you? Join us and the Center for Civic Engagement & Social Impact to have a discussion around strategies for navigating contentious conversations at the dinner table about the election. For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.


CTQA Movie Night — Friday, November 13, 2020, 9:00-11:00pm via Discord — To register for this event, please click here!

Still not ready to say goodbye to Halloween? Come join us on Discord on Friday, November 13th at 9pm as we watch a spooky movie! For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.


Queering the Conversation with Dr. Jonathan Friedman — Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 1:00-2:00 pm via Zoom — To register for this event, please click here!

In this Queering the Conversation, Dr. Jonathan Friedman will share his research on the history and identity of LGBT Jews in England. This one-hour presentation will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about this unique topic while providing space for some discussion. For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.


Trans Day of Remembrance— Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 3:00-4:00 pm via Zoom — To register for this event, please click here!

Please join us for the annual observance of Trans Day of Remembrance (November 20) that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. For more information, please check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA/home, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.

 

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