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February 7, 2012

The UWSA LGBT* Centre's Gender Week 2012


The UWSA LGBT* Centre's Gender Week is fast approaching and we have a ton of exciting events planned for you! 

Come show your support and educate yourselves about issues related to gender identity. 

FEBRUARY 13
Bake Sale -- 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM -- Riddell Atrium
LGBT* Centre Mixer --12:30 PM - 1:20 PM -- Outside UWSA offices
PSA Talk on Transgender Issues - Tara Lambert 
                        6:00 PM - 9:00 PM -- Eckhardt-Grammate

FEBRUARY 14
Valentine Candies -- 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM -- Riddell Atrium
Crafternoon -- 12:45 PM - 4:00 PM -- LGBT* Centre (OR13)

FEBRUARY 15
Cinema Politica -- 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM -- Eckhardt- Grammate
"Girl Inside" with discussion facilitated by Wade Nelson 

FEBRUARY 16
Buck Angel Documentary -- 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM -- 2M70
"Sexing the Transman" (Q & A with Buck Angel after film) 

FEBRUARY 17 
"The Buck Angel Effect" -- 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM -- Riddell Cafeteria
with guest speaker BUCK ANGEL

Join us at Riddell Hall at the University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue
as we welcome Buck Angel for his presentation: 
The Buck Angel Effect: What's between your legs doesn't make you who you are.

Transsexual educator and adult filmmaker Buck Angel talks about the limitations and effects of current socially constructed gender roles, his personal struggles with sexuality, and how what's between your legs does not define you. 

Buck Angel is an advocate for sex positivism; his message of empowerment through
self-acceptance and being sexually comfortable in your own skin has a pervasive importance for anyone who has ever felt marginalized. His engaging personal story and infectious stage presence make this presentation accessible and thought-provoking, regardless of how you identify.

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