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Slide: Sixth Annual 2016

Sixth Annual 2016

Event held at Sierra CollegeSierra College Pride Days, a three day educational event, tied closely to college curricula, seeks to provide a safe and supportive learning environment for Sierra's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer students as well as rich, academic and cultural learning opportunities for all students.


9:30 am: Mo Merritt, Student a Engagement Specialist: Intersectionality: What Does it All Mean? Rare Book Room

11:00 am: Patricia Wood, Art Faculty: Queer Art in the 20th c.....Fireside Room

12:30 pm: Johnnie Terry, LGBT Studies Specialist: Queer Injustice: Criminalizing Love This presentation interrogates the intersection between orientation, gender identity and expression and race/ethnicity with United States legal systems. (Part of the Intellectual Salon Series, LRC 2nd floor) Fireside Room

2:00 pm: Stephanie Coday, Human Sexuality Faculty, and Ryan Davis, Vice President of Human Resources,mWhich Restroom? Explains the issue surrounding restroom usage along with Sierra College's policies. Fireside Room


9:30 am: Brian DiSarro, Sac State Political Science faculty: Heteronormativity: A thought experiment on a flipped world. Fireside Room

11:00 am: Joe Medeiros, Biology Faculty: Sexual Diversity in the Animal Kingdom Fireside Room

12:30 pm: Rachael Hudson, Director of the Gender Health Center: Gender 101 Fireside Room

2:00 pm: Chelsea Lee, Principal Consultant, California Legislative LGBT Caucus LGBT Issues at the State Legislature Fireside Room

5:30-7:30 pm: Jason Logan, Sociology faculty, and Serjio Acevedo, Director of Student Engagement Centers: High School GSA Symposium W110


8:00 am: Jennifer Vernon: Learning from the "Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence"
This talk addresses how the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have claimed dominant symbols of morality and repurposed them toward social justice and celebration.
Rare Book Room

9:30 am: Jesse Archer, Youth Programs Coordinator, Sac LGBT Community Center: Asexuality 101... Rare Book Room

11:00 am: Gustavo Trejo: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis-- An HIV Preventative? Fireside Room

12:30 pm: Eddie Suboh: No Justice In the Closet: A Queer Palestinian Experience Fireside Room

2:00 pm: Two Men's Stories: Cameron Saylor and Mycah Terry Fireside Room

6:00 pm: Key Note and Drag Show....Dietrich Theatre

Key Note Address: The Spectrum Archives: Narratives of Courage. The Spectrum Committee, in partnership with Dennis Mangers, Chairman, Board of Directors, Sacramento Region Community Foundation, is launching our oral history project featuring uninterpreted tales of courage and an internship program that will create short interpreted documentary films. Emcees, Angie Coughlin and Johnnie Terry, will introduce the project and lead a discussion of the initial panel of interviewees.

8:15 pm: The Pride Days Celebratory Drag Show