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GenEq is the campus center for discussion groups related to issues of gender and sexuality. GenEq is a brave space that facilitates the open discussion of sensitive topics. Below are a list of GenEq projects and Student-Directive Collaborative Projects that use GenEq as their homebase.
- QPOC Together: Queer People of Color: A monthly community forum and chill space for queer-identified students of color at UC Berkeley.
- ENVISION: White Anti-Racist Network @ GenEq: A space for white students, staff and faculty at Cal to discuss race and whiteness in queer and women’s communities.
- Women's Chat Circles: A monthly discussion space for women and women of color on different topics each month.
- M^3: Men, Masculinity and Manhood: A space for men to talk about masculinity and manhood. - NEW!
TheFemale Sexuality DeCal is a student-facilitated class that covers a wide range of topics related to female sexuality and women's empowerment. FemSex is a Student-Directed Collaborative Project at GenEq.
Are you a South-Asian who is either questioning your sexuality or gender or identifies as an LGBTQIA person? We are a group of South Asians who are looking to create a safe, closed, secret and private space for South Asian queer and questioning folks to hang out. The space will be completely confidential and we have the utmost respect for your confidentiality.
From KhushTexas' website: --Khush according to Pratibha Parmar: "“Khush” means ecstatic pleasure in Urdu. For South Asian lesbians and gay men in Britain, North America, and India the term captures the blissful intricacies of being queer and of color. Inspiring testimonies bridge geographical differences to locate shared experiences of isolation and exoticization but also the unremitting joys and solidarity of being “khush”."
Please e-mail us at email@example.com if you are interested in attending our meetings, receiving more information, or have any questions, comments or suggestions! Khush is a sponsored group of GenEq.
Please see the Campus Life and Leadership Student Organizations website for a searchable database of all student organizations at UC Berkeley. (Tip: use search terms like "women" and "LGBT.")
T-Cal is a group that seeks to address the spectrum of gender and gender expression, especially for students, staff and faculty who may identify across the transgender spectrum at UCB. Join us for conversation, community, and resources!
2nd and 4th Mondays
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for locations and with any questions!
Are you an ally looking to support T-Cal? Keep your eye on the GenEq newsletter for meetings open to allies, such as the panel of students who spoke during an event during Queer Awareness Days (late April), and events during Transgender Awareness Week (mid- to late-November), which are also announced through the GenEq newsletter! You can also check out Trans*Action, a new group focused on trans*-related visibility, advocacy and education!
Find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/groups/125553233459/
TBTN is A Night of Empowerment Against Sexual and Relationship Violence at UC Berkeley. Take Back the Night is a program of GenEq.
V-Day at UC Berkeley is not only a cohort of Program Assistants at the Gender Equity Resource Center that puts on playwright Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues every year to raise money to end violence against women, but we are a movement on campus and in our community. To get involved, keep your eye out for cast and crew auditions at the start of the Fall semester! To be sure to receive that information, join GenEq's Newsletter List here!