International Day of Transgender Visibility

In honor of International Day of Transgender Visibility (March 31), CeCe McDonald will give a presentation at the Rutgers-Camden campus titled On Racism, Mass Incarceration, & Trans Liberation. CeCe was a political prisoner incarcerated for defending herself against a racist, transphobic assault in July, 2010. Supporters and activists in her home state of Minneapolis, as … Read more of International Day of Transgender Visibility

Women’s History Month: Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives

This year’s theme for Women’s History Month 2015, sponsored by the National Women’s History Project, is Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives. Stories of the lives of women, individually and collectively, are critically important because they reveal exceptionally strong role models who share a more expansive vision of what women can do. The stories of … Read more of Women’s History Month: Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives

Spring 2015 – Women’s History Month

weaving the storiesCherita Harrell, Micaiah Johnson,
Melanie McNair, Stacey Seidl

MFA Creative Writing Students, Rutgers-Camden
Plus musical guest Elspeth Tremblay

Wednesday, March 4, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Faculty Lounge, 3rd Floor, Armitage Hall

Co-sponsors: MFA Creative Writing Graduate Student Organization, Rutgers-Camden

Women’s & Gender Studies Receives Digital Studies Center Project Grant

Ellen Malenas Ledoux and Dawn Walsh, Department of English Production of Its Gets Better video featuring individual students, student-led groups, faculty members, and administrators spreading the message of acceptance and encouragement central to the project. The It Gets Better Project, is an internet-based initiative in which LGBTQ adults and their allies reach out to young … Read more of Women’s & Gender Studies Receives Digital Studies Center Project Grant

A Season of Firsts: Rutgers University–Camden Offers First LGBTQ History Course

“In a year that saw New Jersey legalize gay marriage, Rutgers–Camden experienced a groundswell of events for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community. In November, Chancellor Pritchett and the Chancellor’s Committee on Institutional Equity and Diversity hosted a luncheon for the Rutgers–Camden LGBTQ community and their allies. Groups like the Gay/Straight Alliance, … Read more of A Season of Firsts: Rutgers University–Camden Offers First LGBTQ History Course