2016 Women’s History Month Conference

Women's History Month Conference - Disrupting Power and Privilege to Empower Women

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program and The Community Leadership Center at Rutgers University-Camden seek presenters for a one-day conference on Friday, March 25, 2016 on the campus of Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey. Keynote: Dr. Christine Ortiz  Morris Cohen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Dean for Graduate Education Massachusetts Institute of Technology … Read more of 2016 Women’s History Month Conference

October 13: SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage and 2016 Political Campaigns

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Perry Dane, Professor
School of Law, Rutgers-Camden 

Dr. Kelly Dittmar, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Rutgers-Camden;
Scholar, Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Tuesday, October 13, 2015   3:00 – 4:20 PM
Armitage Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge

A discussion of the United States Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage from legal perspective and the implications of this ruling on the 2016 political campaigns. 

Cosponsors: Garden State Equality, Rutgers-Camden Committee on Institutional Equity and Diversity

October 20: Best Practices in Collaborative and Comprehensive Health Care for LGBT Youth and Young Adults

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Kelly Kroehle, Director 
The Bryson Institute, Attic Youth Center

Tuesday, October 20, 2015   3:00 – 4:20 PM
Armitage Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge

A discussion of health issues relevant to the young LGBT community, social service and health care collaborations and best practices for LGBT youth and young adults, and future directions.

Cosponsors: Garden State Equality, Rutgers-Camden Committee on Institutional Equity and Diversity, Rutgers-Camden Health Sciences

October 27: Transgender Medicine, Discrimination, and the Law

Transgender Healthcare

Sherman Leis, Professor and Chair
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Director, The Philadelphia Center for Transgender Surgery 

Katie Eyer, Assistant Professor
Rutgers School of Law-Camden

Andrea Bowen, Executive Director
Garden State Equality

Jaymie Campbell, Professional Development Manager
Mazzoni Center

Tuesday, October 27, 2015   6:30 – 8:30 PM
Campus Center-South BC Conference Room

A discussion of transgender medicine, including guidance toward and performance of transgender surgery, discrimination and bias facing transgender people, legal constraints, and advocacy for removing medical coverage barriers.

Cosponsors: Garden State Equality, Rutgers-Camden Committee on Institutional Equity and Diversity, Rutgers-Camden Health Sciences