Events

Safe Space Training

2:00–5:00 pm
Center for Identity + Inclusion, Community Lounge

Safe Space educates the University of Chicago community on the challenges that many LGBTQ students experience by developing an ally network and creating welcoming spaces for UChicago’s LGBTQ communies.

Nov.
12

Native American & Indigenous Affinity Group

12:00–1:30 pm

Join us for a night of conversation! Engage other Native American/Indigenous students in peer led dialogue and hear from OMSA representatives about resources and opportunities.

Nov.
13

Queer Connections: Reel Queer Movie Night

6:00–8:00 pm
Center for Identity + Inclusion, Community Lounge

Join us for our Reel Queer Movie Night, featuring Paris is Burning. Shot in the late 1980s, this film examines how a community of Black and Latino gay and transgender New Yorkers build sustenance, creativity, and family while exploring ballroom culture.

Nov.
18

Faculty of Color Speaker Series: Robert Vargas

12:30–2:00 pm

Join OMSA for our Faculty of Color Speaker Series with Professor Robert Vargas. Professor Vargas’ research examines how laws, politics, and bureaucracies shape the conditions of cities, with a particular focus on violence and health care.

Nov.
19

UndocuWorkshop: DACA Updates and Know Your Rights

5:00–7:00 pm

Representatives from the National Immigrant Justice Center will detail the recent news regarding the DACA program and will lead a Know Your Rights presentation. Legal screenings are available upon request in registration link.

Nov.
20

QTPOC Spiritualities Information Session

3:30–5:00 pm
Center for Identity + Inclusion, Community Lounge

For students of color on the LGBTQIA+ spectrum looking to explore spirituality, faith, and ethics in a supportive, engaging community. This session is an opportunity for students to share thoughts and opinions on the type of topics and conversations people may be seeking from a QTPOC Spiritualities student group. Those with no defined spiritual/religious path, who are seeking, or who choose not to have an affiliation are welcome.

Nov.
22

Holiday Luncheon!

12:00–2:00 pm

Community luncheon celebrating the upcoming holidays and end of quarter. Food and dessert from various cultures will be provided.

Dec.
4

Queer Connections: LGBTQ+ Study Day

5:00–7:00 pm
Center for Identity + Inclusion, Community Lounge

Join us for an opportunity to study & join in on some relaxing activities, including face masks, art, & more. Snacks provided & warm drinks provided for all your caffeine needs

Dec.
4

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