Website moved!

Hey, all! SSQL’s website has been moved to http://ssql.stanford.edu/, due to issues of access and maintenance.You can find all the older content from this site in the archives of that site, as posts from 2011 or before.

If you have administrative/editing access to this site, or if you’re a member of SSQL, and you want access to the new site, please contact us! We’ll give you your account details.

This site will remain until it disappears by technological or human intervention, probably by somebody with access to the server space that hosts this site…

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Website being updated soon!

Thank you for visiting SSQL’s website! In the next few weeks, we will be updating all of the content to make it relevant for the 2013-14 school year.

If you are interested in SSQL’s actions regarding the Stanford Law School’s Symposium on Marriage equality, please visit http://imaginemorethanmarriage.tumblr.com/.

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Intersections Week 2011

Intersections Week 2011 explores the relationship between LGBTQ identities and racial identities.

MONDAY 11.14
“Should Be, Could Be, But Is”
LGBT-CRC – 12 PM
Film screening and meet and greet with the director, Nayoung Woo. Lunch will be provided.
Putting the “Out” in Outsourced
Black Community Services Center – 7:30 PM
Meet Ms. Aneesh Sheth, the first South Asian trans woman on TV, LGBTQ youth activist, actor, singer, and director.
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TUESDAY 11.15
LGBT Rural Advocacy
Arrillaga Dining – 12 PM
Learn from advocates from the Proyecto Poderoso project, a partnership of the National Center for Lesbian Rights and the California Rural Legal Association. Lunch provided.
Remember Me in Red
El Centro Chicano – 7 PM
This award-winning short film tackles the aftermath of tragedy in a transgender Latina community. Meet writer/director Hector Ceballos and star Mariana Marroquin. Food provided.
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WEDNESDAY 11.16
CASA: Lunch for Frosh and Transfers
LGBT-CRC – 12 PM
A weekly lunch and advising session for freshman and transfers.
South Asian and Queer Women: Fire
Women’s Community Center – 7 PM
Watch Deepa Mehta’s acclaimed “Fire”, which features the the story of two South Asian women in love.  Snacks provided.
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THURSDAY 11.17
Queer + Indigenous Identity
LGBT-CRC – 12 PM
This lunchtime event features a panel focused on diverse experiences with queer and indigenous identity followed by a question and answer session and discussion. All are welcome.
Body Image + Race + Queer Identity
LGBT-CRC – 6 PM
Join us for a panel on how body image issues intersect with race, sexuality, gender, and other identities.  Panelists will share their stories and audience discussion will follow.
Spoken Word Workshop: Personal Narratives
LGBT-CRC – 9 PM
Take a break from studying in this evening writing workshop, where we’ll write and share stories about growing up and struggling with our multiple identities.
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FRIDAY 11.18
Real Talk
LGBT-CRC – 12 PM
Discuss personal experiences with intersectional identities in this safe and open space. Lunch provided.
Open Heart, Open Mic
CoHo – 7 PM
Speak and hear truth at this open forum for poetry, thoughts, song, and reflection.
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First Meeting!

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Transmission: Transgender Awareness Week 2011

TRANSMISSION

Transgender Awareness Week 2011

Stanford University

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MONDAY 2.28

Q+A Panel: Trans at Stanford
El Centro Chicano – 12 PM
Meet transgender-identified Stanford students. Lunch will be provided.
Trans 101
LGBT-CRC – 7 PM
A crash course in transgender identities, featuring transgender activist Jamison Green.
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TUESDAY 3.1

“T” is for Terrific
White Plaza – 12 PM
Come celebrate transgender identity and learn more about transgender rights! Pizza will be provided.
Transgender People in Prisons
Black Community Services Center Lounge – 7:00-8:30 PM
Come watch Cruel and Unusual, a documentary about the inhumane treatment of transgender women in prison.
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WEDNESDAY 3.2

International Trans Identity
Harmony House – 8:30-10:00 PM
Come watch Middlesexes, a documentary about gender and trans identity around the globe.
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THURSDAY 3.3

Trans Health
LGBT-CRC – 12 PM
Come learn about discrimination against transgender people in healthcare, featuring genderqueer public health consultant Willy Wilkinson. Lunch will be provided.
Trans Legal Issues
LGBT-CRC – 7 PM
Trans activist Danielle Askini discusses current issues facing transgender Americans.
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FRIDAY 3.4

Meet Autumn Sandeen
LGBT-CRC – 1:30 PM
Autumn Sandeen, a transgender-identified Navy veteran, talks about the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and the implications for trans Americans.
Katastrophe
Terra House (Cowell Cluster) – 6:30 PM
Katastrophe, a local trans-identified rapper, performs at Terra House, the unofficial LGBT Co-Op.
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SATURDAY 3.5

Trans Spirituality and Religion
El Centro Chicano – 12 PM
Panel with transgender, genderqueer, and intersex religious leaders from the Bay Area. Lunch will be provided.
Boys Don’t Cry
LGBT-CRC – 8-10 PM
See Hillary Swank’s Oscar-winning portrayal of transman Brandon Teena.
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SSQL Letter in the Harvard Crimson

http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2011/2/3/stanford-transgender-discrimination-rotc/

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SSQL Featured in New York Times

At Stanford, Alok Vaid-Menon, a sophomore and president of Stanford Students for Queer Liberation, said his group wanted to keep R.O.T.C. off the campus, though still allow students to participate in programs at nearby campuses, until the military accepted transgender students. He said that he had tried to raise support for this view from students at other universities but that the response so far had been “bleak.”

Mr. Vaid-Menon said there were about 10 transgender students at Stanford, which he said was about the same number of those involved in R.O.T.C.

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