Weekly Feminist Happenings April 16th-22nd

Feminist Happenings in SLC

Tuesday, April 16th

FagBug with Erin Davies: Erin Davies will be here on campus displaying her FagBug and talking about her experiences as an activist. The mission of Fagbug is to raise awareness about hate crimes and homophobia, to give a voice for those who are silent, to inspire others to take a stand against bullies and to be an example of how to overcome obstacles in bringing creative projects to life. Details: From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the University of Utah Campus near the J. Willard Marriott Library.

Why Should I Report Rape? A Sexual Assault Awareness Month event. Details: From 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the Rape Recovery Center (2035 South 1300 East).

Film screening of the documentary FagBug followed by a Q & A with Erin Davies. Details: From 3-6 p.m. in the Ray Olpin Union on the University of Utah Campus (200 Central Campus Dr.).

Film screening of The Law in These Parts, which delves into the legal system established by Israel to govern Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Salt Lake Public Library (210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City).

Wednesday, April 17th

Ally Panel Join focusing on the various intersectionalities of identifying as LGBTQI and other identities, with particular focus on the topic of allies — does the individual choose if another is an ally, or can one self-appoint? Details: From 2-3:30 p.m. on the University of Utah Campus in the Ray Olpin Union Den (200 Central Campus Drive).

FagBug with Erin Davies: Erin Davies will be here on campus displaying her FagBug and talking about her experiences as an activist. The mission of Fagbug is to raise awareness about hate crimes and homophobia, to give a voice for those who are silent, to inspire others to take a stand against bullies and to be an example of how to overcome obstacles in bringing creative projects to life. Details: From 4-6 p.m. on the Westminster  Campus in Malouf Hall Room 201 (1840 South 1300 East).

Thursday, April 18th

Open Safe Zone Training: Safe Zone is about fostering an environment of inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning (LGBTQ+) individuals on our campus and in the surrounding community. The program raises visibility and promotes ally building through: • Education of individuals on LGBTQ+ issues relating to gender and sexuality and how one can intervene when they witness discrimination. • Creating visibility of people who can provide resources to LGBTQ+ community members. • Creating a safe environment on campus free from restrictive transphobia, homophobia, heterosexism, and cisgender bias.
Details: from 11:30AM – 2:30PM on the University of Utah Campus in the Ray Olpin Union Building (200 Campus Drive).

“Rethinking Disablility” panel discussion. Details: From 2-3 p.m. in the Ray Olpin Union’s Saltair Room on the University of Utah Campus (200 Campus Drive).

Evening of Recovery: Open to all sexual assault survivors and their allies. This is a space where survivors share their stories of healing. Details: From 6-9 p.m. at the Veterans Nursing Home MPC (700 Foothill Boulevard).

Friday, April 19th

National Day of Silence, “The National Day of Silence is a day of action in which students across the country vow to take a form of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools.”

National Day of Silence

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