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Started Friday
Apr 28
Queer Students of Color Conference: Decolonizing Queerness
through PSU Smith Center

Join us for the seventh Queer Students of Color Conference, organized by students at Portland State University to convene students and community members together and create intentional communities around the intersections of gender, sexuality, race, culture, and nationality.

Keynotes Confirmed: Caleb Luna, Karolina Lopez, Kay Barrett, Taylor Amari Little

The theme of QSOCC this year, Decolonizing Queerness, looks to the process of decolonization as an interwoven, communal, and consistent push to actively resist the pervasive politics of colonization. It is a push to resist the cruel and oppressive structures we have created, existed within and to which we have been indoctrinated. To queer is to decolonize. Queerness at its true form has always been active resistance to a privileged narrative; a critique of the constructs that rule our current social location. We feel a responsibility to continue this tradition. Our intention for this year’s conference is to go beyond spotlighting our people that came before us. Our intention is to learn from their strength and resilience of active resistance and to invite ourselves and our QTPOC communities to come together to continue their legacy and co-create our future.

For more information on the conference, how to submit a workshop, and how to be a vendor, visit pdx.edu/queer/qsocc

To register, visit https://commerce.cashnet.com/pdxQSOCC

With questions, contact Brianna at qsoc@pdx.edu For accessibility requests, contact Craig at cleets@pdx.edu

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Friday
Apr 21
Invisible: Queer Perspectives on Sexual Assault, IPV, etc
PSU Queer Resource Center

Location: Queer Resource Center

Come listen to queer PSU students speak about their perspectives on sexual assault, harassment, and intimate partner violence in the context of their identities. This panel will use personal experience explore the role of sexual violence in interlocking forms of oppression and advocate for greater awareness on campus and beyond.

This event is in collaboration with the Queeries Program at the QRC and with the Women's Resource Center for part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Find information on all of the events for SAAM here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Bg4UtMd3zNI8_4oYI4eeAY_A8lyAG8NyBaQSyYvovgM/pub?start=false&loop=true&delayms=10000&slide=id.g1f01cede04_0_7

For accessibility requests, please contact cleets@pdx.edu

"In April, we honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month Through a series of campus events in April, we honor and acknowledge the issues of sexual violence that challenge our health, our well-being, and our ability to thrive while at the same time honoring our resilience, strength, and healing processes. We raise money for our survivor emergency housing fund, we celebrate ourselves, and we resist the systems that perpetuate rape culture. "

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