9/10Grads & Young Professionals Meet and Greet
Grads & Young Professionals Meet and GreetTuesday, September 10th, 201905:00 PM - 06:00 PMStorrs CampusStudent Union 403
The Rainbow Center would like to invite all graduate students to our Rainbow Grads & Young Professionals Meet & Greet on Thursday, August 29th from 5-6pm in Student Union 403. Come meet other grad students on campus and learn about how to get involved with the Rainbow Center. There will be free pizza!Contact Information: Steven Feldman, 860-486-5821, firstname.lastname@example.org More
9/12Lecture: Transgender Affirming Healthcare
Lecture: Transgender Affirming HealthcareThursday, September 12th, 201912:30 PM - 01:45 PMStorrs CampusRainbow Center; Student Union 403
The Fall 2019 semester is co-sponsored by the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department (http://wgss.uconn.edu).
Today's lecture is entitled, "Transgender Affirming Healthcare" and will be presented by Britta Shute (she/her/hers).
Synopsis: This lecture will focus on Transgender Health and the disparities that exist within the community. It will have a historical perspective and include a timeline of transgender care, analysis of the current best practices within the field and progress for future improvements.
Biography: Britta Shute, Family Nurse Practitioner, 10+ years of experience in primary care first at Fenway Health in Boston and 3 years ago joining UConn Health. She has special interests in HIV, LGBTQI+ health care and medical education, and sees patients of all ages for primary care as well as prescription of hormone therapy, STI screening and diagnosis and Pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent risk of HIV transmission.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunches
9/17Human Rights Film Series: THREADS
Human Rights Film Series: THREADSTuesday, September 17th, 201904:00 PM - 06:00 PMStorrs CampusKonover Auditorium, Dodd Center
screening & discussion
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
4:00pm – 6:00pm
A visionary leader in Bangladesh frees herself and hundreds of other women and families from poverty and social hardships by creating timeless works of art.
Torn from her family, her paintings, and her beloved Calcutta after the partition of India, artist Surayia Rahman finds a new life in Bangladesh teaching impoverished mothers to embroider her story-telling designs. An inspirational example of the power of art and the impact of empowering women and girls around the world, THREADS takes us on an intimate journey into the heart of an artist and celebrates an unconventional path to dignity and independence.
For more information, visit:
https://thedoddcenter.uconn.edu/2019/08/08/sept-17-2019-human-rights-film-series-threads/Contact Information: email@example.com More