Past Events


Lavender and Women and Gender Studies Graduation

Monday, May 14, 2018 7:30 PM
Johnson Center, Location: JC Bistro

The Lavender and Women and Gender Studies Graduation is an annual collaboration with LGBTQ Resources and Women and Gender Studies to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of graduating students. It is open to all Mason students, faculty and staff to attend.

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Make Your Own Damn Sandwich

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
The Ridge

"Make Your Own Damn Sandwich" raises awareness about gender inequality through stations where participants learn about gender-based issues such as the wage gap, consent and sexual violence, intersectionality, the gender binary and sexuality spectrum. By the end of the event, the participants will make their own sandwich, challenging the sexist joke that women should "go make me a sandwich" or "go back to the kitchen".

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Danica Roem: Journalism to Politics

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Verizon Theater (SciTech Campus)

LGBTQ Resources and University Life presents, in honor of both Women's History Month and LGBTQ Pride Week, Danica Roem. We have asked her to join us on the SciTech Campus to talk about her journey to become a politician after a career as a journalist. Free and open to the public, especially Mason students, faculty, and staff who are supportive of LGBTQ+ communities, and/or interested in becoming part of local politics. Please note, the date has been updated to April 3, 2018 from 5-8:00PM in the Verizon Theater (SciTech Campus).

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Brown Bag Lunch: Leadership and Women in Popular Culture

Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The Hub (SUB II), 2400

Join the Student Leadership Consultants with the LEAD Office as they engage in conversation about the portrayal of female leaders in popular culture. We will discuss the ways women are represented in the media and how that has changed and evolved over time.

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