Gender Justice Nevada hosts intersex awareness event

The following is a guest post by Gender Justice Nevada Director Jane Heenan. Please join us for this historic gathering! Saturday June 9, 12-3pm CSN West Charleston, K-101 No Cost to Attend Light Refreshments Served We at GJNV are beyond proud to gather together this truly all-star panel advocating for intersex families and communities. We…

Queer Anti-Violence Project seeks Victim Advocates

From our friends at Gender Justice Nevada: The Queer Anti-Violence Project is looking for volunteer Victim Advocates! The training is going to be held June 1 – June 15 Saturdays, 10-3pm, The Center * Monday-Friday, 6-9pm, The Center No class on Sundays The Queer Anti-Violence Project provides Southern Nevada with specific victim/survivor services and anti-violence…

Gender Justice Nevada: Queer Anti-violence Project

Got a message from occasional SCS contributor Jane Heenan regarding the Queer Anti-violence Project of the Gender Justice Nevada organization. The anti-violence project is seeking volunteers and offering a training session on Nov. 5. (Training application details here.) Details on the Queer Anti-Violence Project: The Queer Anti-Violence Project provides Southern Nevada with specific victim/survivor services…

Transgender Day of Empowerment

Passing this along from Jane Heenan: Transgender Day of Empowerment Saturday 19 November 2011 10am to 3pm College of Southern Nevada, West Charleston Campus 6375 West Charleston Boulevard B-Building, Rooms 105 and 106 * Keynote:  Marci Bowers, MD from 2p to 3p * Trans101:  Exploring the basics of transgender experience from 11a to 12noon *…

Stand Against Hate

Sirens, it’s time to rally for our community. The “Christians” at Westboro Baptist Church are coming back to town on Tuesday (Nov. 1) to spread their hate. I can never understand the “logic” that the Westboro crowd uses to spread hate-speech and hateful messages against LGBTQ individuals, women, and many other demographics of people in…

Dear GOP: I know what you do every summer

Is it just me or is this whole debt-ceiling/credit-rating crisis just another in a long history of GOP antics during the hot summer months. Is this the GOP’s version of summer camp? Hi Kids! Welcome to Camp GOPWannaFuckUs! And the “talent” at the end-of-summer show is who was the most convincing boogey man? Who got…