The Gender Equity Center is a student-run organization that provides educational events and workshops focused on human development and social justice topics including positive masculinities, feminism,physical and emotional wellness, healthy relationships, sex,and positive gender identity. We provide a safe space for students to explore their identity development and cultivate leadership skills. We are committed to fostering a comfortable Cal Poly experience for all.
Registration for the 2013 Gender Symposium is now Closed
UNDERGRADUATE TRACK WORKSHOPS
|Session 1: Cultures of Gender||(Re)Imagining the Feminine: A Discussion on Queer Femininities and their Potential for Radical Change||Modesty and Christian Culture: Why “Protecting our Brothers” is Hurting our Sisters||Behind the Veil: Islamic Women of the World||No Homo: Male Allyship in the Queer Movement|
|Session 2: Pop Culture||WHAM! BAM! BOOM! Gender in Comics||Shedding the Gnar: Gender Dynamics in Snowboarding||Art, Photography and Gender in the 21st Century||My BFF: How Magazines Talk to Teens|
|Session 3: Perspectives on Gender||Asserting Yourself in the Bedroom: Gender and Consent||Fat and Fabulous: Gender and Sizeism||Gender Outside STEM: Gender in Architecture and the Creative Arts||Parental Leave in the Technology Industry|
PROFESSIONAL TRACK WORKSHOPS
|Session 1:||Addressing the Needs of Transgender College Students|
|Session 2:||Social Media and Social Justice|
|Session 3:||Fraternity Men at the Vulnerable Intersection of Public/Private|
The Gender Equity Center is proud to announce our annual Gender Symposium, taking place on May 18th at
Cal Poly State University. The Gender Symposium brings together students and professionals from a
variety of institutions, to discuss topics relating to gender. Our next theme this year is "Gender in
the 21st Century: Putting Theory into Practice"--more details forthcoming.
To receive more information, please contact the Gender Equity Center at email@example.com .