Events

Upcoming Events--Fall 2011

Safe Is Sexy Dance Party
10 pm Saturday, September 17th in Blanchard
$3 Mount Holyoke / $5 Five College
Join us for a safe and sexy time !

2009-2010

Alternative Vagina Monologues Open Mic Coffee House
Thursday April 15th 2010~7-9pm
This event hopes to provide a safe space for diverse voices. We encourage differences of gender, ethnicity, race, nationality, ability,language, age, sexuality, dietary needs, lived experience, and medium (of performance).  We are encouraging students and members of the community to bring a poem, song, interpretive dance, monologue, rap, spoken word, diolgoue, one act play…or improv!

TABOO: Friends Don't Let Friends Get Hurt: Addressing Relationship Violence
Thursday April 15, 2010 ~ 4:30 pm - 6 pm

Join us for a dialogue about relationship violence and unhealthy relationships. When is it violence? How do you assess it in a friend’s relationship or your own? How do you know if it's OK to intervene or if it is a "private matter"?

TABOO: The Big Silence: "Asian" Families and Sex
Wednesday April 14, 2010 ~ 4:30 pm - 6 pm

A frank conversation about why sexual discussions are taboo within  so many Asian/ Pacific/Asian American cultures. What cultural mores and traditions are at play? Why do many adults and young people have difficulty having honest talk about sexuality, and why are sexual health conversations often considered to be inappropriate most of the times.

Love Yourself Event

Thursday February 11, 2010~7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Sponsored by Food For Justice Society
Come check out ways to "go green" and practice safer sex!

Intersex on the Brain

Monday September 28, 2009 @ 7:30 pm

In this unique blend of spoken word performance and Intersex 101, author and intersex activist Thea Hillman navigates the tricky intersections of sex, gender, and sexual orientation and suggests ways to make the world a safer place for differences of all kinds.

As a poet, performer, and former board member of the Intersex Society of North America, Thea Hillman advocates for the rights of intersex people. She is the author of the Lamda Award-winning book, "Intersex (for lack of a better word)" and the critically acclaimed book "Depending on the Light."

2008-2009

Con-Sensual Dance Party
Saturday January 31, 2009
Another successful party offering safer sex information and fun for all!

Trans U: An Introduction to Transgender Issues on Campus
Monday October 17, 2008

Transgender issues continue to be a challenging topic for college campuses. Students, staff, and faculty are looking for opportunities to discuss issues of gender and to understand how including transgender issues builds on and contributes to other health and social justice issues on campus. This interactive session, presented by Sam Lurie of Transgender Training and Advocacy, will examine basic terminology, issues in access to health resources, and distinctions between gender identity and sexual orientation.

Safe Is Sexy Dance Party
September 13, 2008

This party was a huge success! Part of the proceeds were donated to Safe Passage women's shelter.