Upcoming LGBT Specialization Events

February 17, 2016

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Wow! Springtime "Antioch Speakers Series" Extravaganza

It is an exciting spring for the LGBT Specialization! Not one, but TWO award-winning leaders in the LGBT movement speaking at Antioch! Free & open to the public, both events will include · light refreshments · moderated Q&A and · a chance to get signed copies of both speakers' books! Spread the word...invite your family & friends! Please find below more info (and how to RSVP) for all of the following happenings:


· March 1 - Historian/Activist Lillian Faderman on the history of LGBT rights movement

· March 15 - A very *special* LGBT Specialization Quarterly Dinner and Celebration :-)

· April 19 - Lesbian Author/Activist Sarah Schulman on familial homophobia and more!

Check out Doug's recently published article in Harvard Gay & Lesbian
Review Worldwide
and a mention in the New York Times!

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SAVE THE DATE! Award-Winning Historian & LGBT Activist Lillian Faderman on LGBT Movement Success

Tuesday, March 1st, 6-9pm

400 Corporate Pointe

Culver City, CA

Those who have taken "LGBT History & Myth" know Lillian's book Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers. Join us for an enlightening discussion on LGBT History....Think the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell and the ruling on same-sex marriage happened quickly? Think again! Come hear award-winning Historian & LGBT Activist Lillian Faderman remind us of the 70-year struggle to pave the way for these more recent successes!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

*NEW DATE* for "Special" Specialization Dinner—Sat, 3/12

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the *revised date* of our Saturday, March 12th historic, important, and celebratory dinner! Some highlights you can expect:


● Doug formally steps down as LGBT Specialization Director & hands reigns to Theo

Whoo-hoo!!! The LGBT specialization celebrates its 10th year of operation!

● A "formal” announcement of the Douglas Sadownick Scholarship Fund”**


**NOTE: Please come celebrate and support this fund!!!
For those who can't make it: Please consider making a donation to support this work,

as each dollar we raise helps a student who takes a LGBT Specialization class


Come one, come all: We especially invite current, former and graduating students, members of the Colors LGBT Advisory Board, and members of the early "FOUNDERS" group who developed the curriculum for our program.


It will be a lovely event, held at LGBT Specialization student Suzy Unger's Encino home. View the evite for what to bring for the potluck. We're looking for a few volunteers to graciously help with set up / clean up; please email Thomas: tmondragon@antioch.edu.


***Space is limited...To RSVP for the DINNER/PARTY: Please visit our EVITE!***

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SAVE THE DATE! A talk with award-winning lesbian author / activist Sarah Schulman!

Tuesday, April 19th, 6-9pm

400 Corporate Pointe

Culver City, CA

Many Antioch students read her powerful book on familial homophobia, Ties that Bind, in Doug’s "Treating Families from a LGBT Lens" class. This award-winning author/activist will be speaking on that book as well as her new book on community discourse and social justice, Conflict is Not Abuse, in an engaging discussion moderated by Doug!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Doug Gets Published & Quoted—Read All About It!

Doug’s letter to the editor was published in the Jan / Feb 2016 Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide…You can check it out HERE!


Doug was also quoted in The New York Times! Click HERE to see what he told The Times about our very own LGBT Specialization! (C'mon, you know you want to.... ;-)

Recent Alumni? Graduating from the Specialization?

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