The second annual Critical Social Justice campaign will be held February 16th-20th, 2015! This year’s theme is “Creating Brave Spaces,” inspired by the essay “From Safe Spaces to Brave Spaces” by Brian Arao and Kristi Clemens. Our keynote speaker will be comedian and social justice blogger Franchesca Ramsey (a.k.a. Chescaleigh), who’s perhaps best known for … Continue reading Announcing CSJ 2015!
This post is written by Madison Miller. It was originally featured on the Women's Center WordPress, which you can find here. With much discussion in Women’s Center staff meetings about actively applying our work in the Center as student staff members to other areas of our lives, I have recently been thinking a lot about … Continue reading Why Equality Isn’t Fair: A Lesson from Fourth Grade
This guest post was written by Women's Center student staff member Ty Philip. In celebrating LGBTQ History Month, it’s important to remember those who don’t fit into the mainstream representation of the LGBTQ community. As the LGBTQ community has made gains in society, it is important to recognize that the face of the movement is … Continue reading Guest Post: Honoring Stonewall, LGBTQ History Month, and Reina Gossett
"Towards a Queered Understanding of Critical Social Justice" UMBC celebrates LGBTQ History Month with this Critical Social Justice campaign speaker. The lecture is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21st at 7:30pm in the University Commons (UC) Ballroom. A trans woman of color, hearing Reina Gossett's lived experience is enough to captivate. Add to this her years of meaningful experience in activism … Continue reading LGBTQ History Month Keynote Speaker: Reina Gossett