Friday, December 15, 2017

It just went live!!!!

"Apply to Attend" or "Submit a Workshop"

The links are up to apply to attend or submit a workshop for the ...

5th BlaqOUT Conference
@UC Riverside
April 27-28, 2018

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Things are coming together!

Things are coming together!
Get ready for the
5th BlaqOUT Conference
@UC Riverside
April 27-28, 2018

BTW ...

I know you all are really excited for the 5th BlaqOUT Conference!
However, here is an updated list of other conferences and retreats
to keep you occupied until we are all together again.

2017-18 California Conferences & Retreats

Upcoming National / Regional Conferences

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Shane Ortega, the Army’s First Openly Trans Soldier

Shane Ortega
the Army’s First Openly Trans Soldier
To Speak at UC Riverside
Monday, November 13, 7pm @ HUB 302

In 2015, Shane Ortega is a retired U.S. Army Sergeant, and is the first openly trans soldier in the U.S. Military. He served three combat tours and has been on over 400 combat missions. He has lobbied nationally against the ban on transgender military service, that was removed during the Obama administration but reinstated by President Trump. Shane works nationwide with noted LGBTQ activist organizations on trans equality. Shane has been featured in The Advocate, The Huffington Post and on CNN for his expertise and visibility in his field. Sergeant Shane Ortega will tell his story of bravery and trailblazing for trans military inclusion.

ASL interpretation provided.
Presented by Veterans’ Services, ASPB, and the LGBTRC.
This event is supported by the Highlander Empowerment Referendum.