Upcoming Events

GSC Care Packages
On November 18th, 12-8:30 pm, students can pick up a special care package. The GSC care package includes art materials to participate in our community building events as well as wellness items like herbal tea and stress-reliever playdough. Students are strongly encouraged to reserve their care packages by emailing us at gsc@brandeis.edu
GSC First Thursday: Bob Ross Party! 
December 3rd at 7:00 pm. Get creative with our fun and relaxed color-along party over Zoom. For Zoom link, sign-up for our newsletter: http://eepurl.com/hbmZP5. All welcome.
GSC First Thursday: Disney Villains Trivia! 

January 7th at 7:00 pm. Mirror on the wall, who knows Disney villains best of all? Costumes encouraged! Win prizes! Join the trivia night via Instagram Live @Brandeis_GSC. All welcome.

One-On-One Support
Our Director Julián Cancino (he/him/his) is an out of proud LGBTQ+ person of color. Mr. Cancino is available to meet with students, faculty, or staff seeking affirming resources, needing a caring presence in a difficult moment, or community celebration in times of joy. To schedule a one-on-with the Director, contact him at jcancino@brandeis.eduHere are ways to remain connected to the GSC:
 
Instagram: @Brandeis_GSC
The Queeries Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/hbmZP5
General Email: gsc@brandeis.edu
Director Email: jcancino@brandeis.edu

Past Events

Staff Training: Positive Youth Development in Times of Crisis
Wednesday, November 4th at 12 PM via Zoom
Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and post-election resources requires educators to provide effective and intentional student-focused support. Akané Kousaka, LICSW, will review key elements of the Positive Youth Development framework and share approaches on supporting students in times of crisis. Participants will understand identity as a strength, not a risk factor, and adapt student-centered approaches to our current moment. Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, Brandeis Counseling Center, International Student and Scholars Office, and Gender and Sexuality Center.
GSC First Fridays: Netflix Party!
Friday, November 6th at 6 PM via Zoom
Join the GSC for our First Friday movie night! As a way to destress after this hectic election week, we will be coming together over zoom and netflix party to watch The Lovebirds and bond as a community! We hope to see you there! More info on Instagram @Brandeis_GSC. 
John Lewis: Good Trouble

Thursday, October 1st at 5 PM via Zoom
Join Dawn Porter, Director of John Lewis: Good Trouble, for a conversation on art and activism with Chad Williams of the African and African American Studeis Department and John David Linde, CEO of Participant. Sponsored by AAAS, Department of History, Film, Television, and Interactive Media Program, and the Wasserman Endowment. 

"Researching Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives"

Wednesday, October 7th at 12 PM via Zoom
Sociology Professor Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz will present on academic research and publication at the intersection of violence and gender. Co-Presented with PARC and sponsored by the Sociology Department, Anthropology Department, and Latin American and Latino Studies. This GSC Lunch and Learn ally training for faculty and staff is open to graduate students engaged in research. All are welcome.

 

October 1
"John Lewis: Good Trouble with Chad Williams", Hosted by AAAS, Dept of History, FTIM, and the Wasserman Endowment
October 2
Gender & Sexuality Center First Fridays
4 PM
October 7
Gender & Sexuality Center Faculty & Staff Ally Training: "Researching Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives"
12 PM
October 8
International Ombuds Day
11 AM - 2 PM
October 30
From Ally to Accomplice: Taking Action in Your Antiracism Journey - Level 2
12 PM - 1:30 PM
November 6
Gender & Sexuality Center First Friday Student Social Event
November 4
Gender & Sexuality Center Ally Training for Faculty & Staff
December 2
Gender & Sexuality Center Ally Training for Faculty & Staff
December 4
Gender & Sexuality Center First Friday Student Social Event