Awareness Week 2000
A Calendar of
Events of interest to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transsexual campus community and friends.
Posted March 8,
Monday, March 13
San Francisco Bay Area LGBT History and
1-3 p.m., 179 Dwinelle
An overview of local LGBT history and culture
presented by Terence Kissack of the San Francisco LGBT
7-9 p.m., 2040 Valley Life Sciences
An award-winning Sacramento high school teacher who
resigned in 1999 after almost being dismissed for her
intended gender change, Dana Rivers will speak about her
experiences. Now an activist on gender rights issues,
Rivers has appeared on Oprah, 20/20, Good Morning
America, and was featured in People magazine.
Tuesday, March 14
LGBT Resource Fair
11a.m.-2 p.m., Upper Sproul Plaza
Community agencies from the East Bay and beyond will
provide literature for distribution. A noon rally will
feature campus and community speakers.
Castro Clones, Legitimate Lesbians, Bona Fide
Bisexuals, True Transgenders: Being an Authentic
3 p.m., 305 Eshleman
A workshop facilitated by Donnovan Somera Yisrael of
Stanford about feeling inauthentic and compensating for
this feeling of inadequacy. Sponsored by Health
Promotions, Tang Center.
Mass Media Represenation of LBGT Issues
6-8:30 p.m., 205 Dwinelle
A De-CAL class screening of the film "Bound,"
accompanied by discussion facilitated by faculty member
Sharon Marcus, LGBT Studies.
Wednesday, March 15
Glamour Girl Shorts
Noon-1:30 p.m.,Gender and Equity Resource Center, 250
Cesar Chavez Center
A program of short films by and about lesbian and
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Grad/Faculty
4-6 p.m., English Department Lounge, 330 Wheeler
Graduate students and faculty will have the
opportunity to discuss professional issues regarding
scholarship, teaching, faculty life and issues facing
academic professionals in a variety of disciplines.
Thursday, March 16
Body Alchemy: Transsexual Images by Loren
7-9 p.m., 100 Genetics and Plant Biology
Loren Cameron -- female-to-male transsexual,
photographer and author of the book "Body Alchemy:
Transsexual Portraits" -- will give a multimedia
presentation about transsexuals and their partners, using
photographs of classic nude studies, self-portraits, and
graphic, informative documentation of surgical options
for transsexual men. Cameron won two Lambda Literary
Awards in 1996 for "Body Alchemy."
Friday, March 17
Blatant Boy Briefs
Noon-1:30 p.m., Gender and Equity Resource Center, 250
Cesar Chavez Center
A program of short films by and about bisexual and gay
For a complete and updated listing of events, see queer.berkeley.edu.
For information, call the LBGT Resource Center at
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