Spring 2020

Safe Space Training

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Language Hall Room 001 (Faculty and Staff Lounge)

Come to a day of training to become an ally to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual or Questioning students. Please click here to sign up. ASAP approved Workshop.

 

Safe Space Mission Statement
The Safe Space Program at Bronx Community College provides a network of allies to the LGBTQI+ community. This network consists of staff, faculty, and students committed to creating and promoting a safe LGBTQI+ – friendly college environment.

Bigotry and discrimination against LGBTQI+ persons will not be tolerated at Bronx Community College.

Safe Space Program Learning Outcomes
Faculty, staff, and students who participate in the Safe Space Program will:

  • Learn the meanings of various terms and identities related to LGBTQI+ individuals;
  • Understand the differences between sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation;
  • Identify challenges specific to LGBTQI+ individuals;
  • Identify resources for LGBTQI+ individuals on campus, in the greater community and online.

 

Rainbow Alliance Events

The Art of The Music Video

Friday, February 14, 2020, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Meister 226

Since the video became a ubiquitous part of popular music nearly forty years ago, it has sometimes approach art in that a story or message can be conveyed without the constraint of a script, spoken word, or even the lyrics of the song. Students are encouraged to bring their favorite music videos and discuss why they see their selection(s) as art.

The Rainbow Alliance and Transfer Services Presents: Scholarships 101

Friday, February 28, 2020, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Meister 226

Learn the step-by-step process of writing a scholarship essay and how to find scholarships. Open to all students. ASAP approved workshop.

Women’s History Month: Cleopatra’s Tomb.

Friday, March 6, 2020 –  1-2:30 p.m.

Meister 226

Celebrate Women’s History month with a viewing of this compelling documentary that documents Kathleen Martinez’s search for Cleopatra’s lost tomb. Kathleen Martinez is a criminal lawyer from the Dominican Republic turned maverick archaeologist. Popcorn will be served. ASAP Approved Workshop

Queer TV

March 27, 2020 –  1-3 p.m.

RBSC 301.

A look at classic television and how the LGBTQ community was portrayed in the past.

GAYpril: The Celluloid Closet

April 3, 2020 –  1-3 p.m.

Meister 226

The Celluloid Closet is a 1995 American documentary film based on Vito Russo’s book of the same name first published in 1981. Russo had researched the history of how motion pictures, especially Hollywood films, had portrayed gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender characters. Popcorn will be served.

The Rainbow Alliance Presents: New York City Civil Service 101 Information Session

Friday, May 1, 2020

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Meister 226

Are you seeking a good job with benefits where you can make a difference while building a career? The City of New York has more than 80 agencies with 300,000 employees and opportunities from nearly every occupation. This information session will provide you with everything you need to know about applying for New York City government jobs and becoming a civil servant.

ASAP approved workshop

Contact Us

Roscoe Brown Student Center Room 301

The LGBTQI+ Resource Room is open five days a week when class is in session from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Thursdays until 8 p.m. and Fridays until 7 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are always welcome to drop-in when the room is open.
718.289.5300
LGBTQI@bcc.cuny.edu
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