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Student Affairs - Inspiring Student Success

 LGBTQ+ Students of Color

Throughout the year, and The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) and The Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity (OGSD), known together as THE O, offer educational, social, and cultural opportunities for LGBTQ+ students of color and those questioning their gender and/or sexuality. Whether you are looking for a mentoring relationship, personal support, advocacy services, student organizations, or fun, THE O can provide or help you find those resources.

 

Meet & Greet for LGBTQ+ Students of Color

This meet & greet, held at the beginning of the fall semester, is a time & space to meet other students in an informal and laid back atmosphere. Free food and great company provided. Please RSVP to ogsd@tulane.edu. Sponsored by the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity (OGSD) and the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA). 

The 2017 Meet & Greet for LGBTQ+ Students of Color will be on Wednesday, September 6 at 6pm in the Mosaic Lounge.

Andre Lorde Days

Over the course of the Spring semester, Tulane University hosts a series of speakers, roundtables, films, and celebrations that offer students, faculty, staff, and community members the opportunity to come together to "develop tools for using human difference as a springboard for creative change." Like the work of Audre Lorde herself, the experiences planned for the semester combine critical analysis and love, lyricism, and research, as well as challenges and collaboration (1) to address the ways in which inequality, bias, discrimination, alienation, and violence undermine individual, collective, and planetary health and (2) to develop holistic analyses and strategies for fueling well-being, justice, and positive social change. Central to Audre Lorde Days will be a consideration of how students, researchers, faculty, staff, and communities can create meaningful, reciprocal, accountable, and thriving relationships within the context of racism, sexism, heteronormativity, economic disparity, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, and town/gown divides. Admission to all events is free and open to the public! To join the Audre Lorde Planning Committee, email: ogsd@tulane.edu. Sponsored by the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program.

Finding Intersectionality Together (FIT)

Finding Intersectionality Together (FIT) is a new student organization that begins with the premises that (1) our lives are shaped by multiple and intersecting forms of oppression, resistance, and culture and (2) individuals identity in multiple and intersecting ways along lines of class, race, sexuality, gender, dis/ability, etc. Our organization seeks to support and develop the perspective of students who often move through single-issue environments where their multiple identities often go unacknowledged. FIT seeks to always recognize the mobility and mixed nature of identity and social problems. We hold meetings that alternate between community building, education, service, and having FUN! We also sponsor an annual retreat on the Gulf of Mexico.

Division of Student Affairs, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-314-2188 studnaff@tulane.edu