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Meetings Fall 2021

Mondays, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 15, Dec. 13
Ace/Aro Discussion Group
3:00-4:00 p.m. | LGBTQ+ Resource Center

For those who identify–or think they might–as on the asexual or aromantic spectrum. Email lgbtqcenter@uwosh.edu for more information. 


BiPanPoly Discussion Group

For those who identify — or think they may — as bisexual or biromantic, pansexual or panromantic, or polysexual or polyromantic! For info on dates and times email cannon@uwosh.edu.


Rainbow Alliance for HOPE
Mondays | 7:00p.m. | LGBTQ+ Resource Center

A student group that provides support, education, advocacy, and a social network for LGBTQIA+ individuals and their allies. For more info email hope@uwosh.edu.


Q+ Unity

Looking for a social club especially for the LGBTQ+ and ally community? Email qplusunity@gmail.com for dates, times, locations, or more info.

September 2021

Thursday, September 9
LGBTQIA+ Back to School Social
4:00-7:00 p.m. | Horizon Ampitheater

It’s been a long year-and-a-half of quarantining, online classes, and social distancing. While we are not out of the pandemic woods yet, we are back to campus and looking to connect! Join us to relax, socialize, play games, and eat. Meal tickets for Reeve Marketplace are available for the first 50 folks.


Wednesday, September 22
Middle Identities Panel 
12:30-2:00 p.m. | Zoom
https://bit.ly/399eEyQ 

Middle identities refer to those in the LGBTQIA+ community who don’t have a binary identity—whether referring to their sexuality, romanticality, or gender. In a society that adamantly categories things and prefers to place them in two “opposing” categories, what happens to people who don’t fit nicely into a binary category? Join LGBTQIA+ professionals to discuss the experiences of middle identities on system campuses.


Thursday, September 23
LGBTQ+ Resource Center Kickoff
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. | LGBTQ+ Resource Center

We’re throwing a little get together at the LGBTQ+ Resource Center! Come find out who we are and what we do on campus. Meet the staff, hear testimonials from fellow students, find ways to get involved, and learn about our resources. Crafts! Food! Fun!


Sunday, September 26
Sex Trivia
8:30-10:00 p.m. | Titan Underground

Grab your friends (with their consent, of course) and compete in trivia about arousal, safer sex, orgasms, and more!

Part of the Red Zone Programming


Tuesday, September 28
BiPanPoly Meet-N-Greet
4:30-6:00 p.m. | LGBTQ+ Resource Center

This event is for bi/pan/poly students, staff, and faculty to connect and discuss what it’s like for them at UW Oshkosh—whether on the Oshkosh, Fox Cities, or Fond du Lac campuses. Those questioning this identity are also welcome.


Tuesday, September 28
Sexual Health 101: What Your High School Didn’t Tell You
6:30-8:00 p.m. | Reeve 212AB

“Don’t have sex because you will get pregnant and die!” Remember that scene from Mean Girls? Was your sex education in high school similar to what was shown in the movie? Join us to ask questions and learn what you really need to know about sexual health!

Part of the Red Zone Programming

October 2021

Friday, October 1
Sex Ed Olympics at Titan Nights
9:00-11:00 p.m. | Reeve Ballroom BC

How quickly can you turn an external condom into a dental dam? Or carry condoms turned into water balloons across the field of play? Or sort ways HIV is and is not transmitted? There will be fun and educational activities, and whether you medal or not, you will go home with knowledge!

Part of the Red Zone Programming
Co-Sponsored with: University Books & More


Monday, October 4 
Intro to Kink and BDSM with the Toolshed
6:00-8:00 p.m.| Reeve 227A  

The Tool Shed, located in Milwaukee, is a mission-driven, education-based sex toy store where people of all genders and sexual orientations can explore their sexuality in a positive environment and be treated with respect by a friendly and knowledgeable staff. The Tool Shed will be visiting UWO to facilitate an introductory session to kink and BDSM to ensure consent and safety are centered for those who are curious or wish to explore kink and/or BDSM with their partner(s)!

Part of the Red Zone Programming


Wednesday, October 6
Fox Valley Take Back the Night
5:00-8:00 p.m. | Zoom

Join partner agencies and Fox Valley citizens for Take Back the Night, an annual event that provides attendees with the opportunity to become educated on and take a stand against sexual & domestic violence in our community. This year we will be centering the Hmong community. We hope you will join us for another year of raising our voices against the epidemic of sexual and domestic violence, and lifting up the voices of survivors. For more information visit, http://tinyurl.com/Fox-ValleyTBTN.

Co-Sponsored with: Christine Anne Domestic Abuse Services, Inc., Reach Counseling, Women’s Center, Becket’s


Tuesday, October 12
Kids in Crisis: You’re Not Alone  
6:30-8:00 p.m. | Reeve Ballroom

Documentary on youth mental health produced in partnership with the USA TODAY Network-Wisconsin and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Four young people share their mental health journeys in hopes of encouraging others to get help for their mental health challenges. Panel discussion with youth featured in the documentary will follow the viewing.

Co-Sponsored with: Active Minds, Women’s Center, Dean of Students/Accessibility Center, Women’s and Gender Studies


Wednesday, October 13
Healthy Relationships and Technology with the UW Oshkosh Cybersecurity Center of Excellence
5:00-6:30 p.m. | Zoom
(https://bit.ly/healthyrelationshipsandtech, Meeting ID: 933 7728 1654, Passcode: techsafety)

How can we increase privacy and minimize safety risks and the possibility of abuse while using technology? Experts from the UW Oshkosh Cybersecurity Center of Excellence will help us explore this question and share best practices to enhance technological safety.

Part of the Red Zone Programming


Tuesday, October 19
Level Up! Coming Out Stories
6:00-8:00 p.m. | Women’s Center and Zoom
(https://bit.ly/f21levelup, Meeting ID: 926 1278 4592, Passcode: gamer)

Level Up! provides a safe space for gamers to build community around gaming while critically analyzing the media we love. Meetings include discussion, action steps toward inclusion, and game playing from an intersectional and social justice lens!
Topic: LGBTQ+ Coming Out Stories.

Co-Sponsored with: Women’s Center


Wednesday, October 20
International Pronouns Day
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | Reeve, Sage, and Clow Concourses

International Pronouns Day seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns commonplace. Join our Pronouns Fact Hunt to learn about pronouns that are new to you and learn fun ways to practice using pronouns. Visit all three tables throughout campus and participate in a drawing for prizes.

Co-Sponsored with: Women’s Center


Tuesday, October 26
Gay/Queer Men Meet-N-Greet
4:30-6:00 p.m. | LGBTQ+ Resource Center

This event is for gay/queer men students, staff, and faculty to connect and discuss what it’s like for them at UW Oshkosh—whether on the Oshkosh, Fox Cities, or Fond du Lac campuses. Those questioning this identity are also welcome.


Wednesday, October 27
Lesbian/Queer/Gay Women Meet-N-Greet
4:30-6:00 p.m. | LGBTQ+ Resource Center

This event is for lesbian/queer/gay women students, staff, and faculty to connect and discuss what it’s like for them at UW Oshkosh—whether on the Oshkosh, Fox Cities, or Fond du Lac campuses. Those questioning this identity are also welcome.

November 2021

Thursday, November 4
Trans/Nonbinary Meet-N-Greet
5:00-6:30 p.m. | LGBTQ+ Resource Center

This event is for trans/nonbinary students, staff, and faculty to connect and discuss what it’s like for them at UW Oshkosh—whether on the Oshkosh, Fox Cities, or Fond du Lac campuses. Those questioning this identity are also welcome.


Saturday, November 6
Leadership Queery
TBD | LGBTQ+ Resource Center

LGBTQIA+ students and allies are invited to a day-long workshop exploring leadership from a queer perspective. Join us for a day of connection, exploration, and fun!


Monday, November 22
Transgender Day of Remembrance 
7:00-8:30 p.m. | Reeve Ballroom C

Rainbow Alliance for HOPE and the LGBTQ+ Resource Center invite you to come together and remember transgender people, nonbinary individuals, and those perceived to be transgender who have been murdered because of hate.

December 2021

Wednesday, December 1
World AIDS Day Gallery Opening Night
5:30-7:30 p.m. | Reeve Steinhilber Gallery (3rd Floor)

In June 1981, the first reports appeared of an immune deficiency killing gay men in rare lung infections or an aggressive cancer. This gallery exhibit will use various forms of art to present the history of the AIDS epidemic, HIV-prevent education, and the LGBTQIA+ community’s response to the dismissal of a disease killing so many gay men in the US. We hope to also exhibit a panel of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. Join us for the opening of this exhibit! Refreshments served.


December 1 – 17
World AIDS Day Gallery Exhibition
During Open Gallery Hours | Reeve Steinhilber Gallery (3rd Floor)  

Learn about the history of and prevention of HIV/AIDS through art and create your own artwork to honor someone who is HIV-positive or who has died of AIDS. We hope to exhibit a panel of the AIDS Memorial Quilt.


Monday, December 13
Finals Survival Night
12:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. | Women’s Center

If you need a place to study or de-stress, we are here for you! We will be staying open late and have coloring books, board and video games, and other activities to help get you through the stress of finals. Survival kits filled with goodies will be available, while supplies last.

Co-Sponsored with: Women’s Center