Tag: education

UW-Madison chancellor signs letter to DeVos for transgender rights

MADISON — The chancellor of Wisconsin’s largest university joined in urging U.S. Education Betsy DeVos to oppose the proposed federal policy that would narrowly define gender by gentalia Madison.com reported this week that UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank co-penned a letter DeVos with officials from universities and colleges across the country.  From Madison.com Blank’s letter, signed by herself, Princton…

Artist Talk: We Define Ourselves Exhibit by Ryan Young, Nov. 2

CHAMPAIGN — The Native American House at the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana is hosting an artist talk at the Women’s Resource Center on Friday, Nov. 2. From the Facebook event: Ryan (Lac du Flambeau) is a multi-disciplinary two-spirit artist completing their BFA in studio arts at IAIA, their work focuses on the intersections of culture, gender…

Phoenix Center to hold Transgender 101 class

SPRINGFIELD — The Phoenix Center, the LGBTQ community center for central Illinois, will  hold a Transgender 101 class series for those wanting to be supportive of transgender friends and family. From the Facebook event: This class has been created for all of those people who call and want to learn more about being transgender. They…

ICA to Accept 40 Interns for Accelerate 77

ICA The Institute of Cultural Affairs in the U.S.A. (ICA) has announced that it will be accepting up to 40 interns during Summer 2012 to support the “Accelerating Green Initiatives in Chicago’s 77 Community Areas” (Accelerate 77) project and the “Sharing Approaches That Work” (SATW) Conference on September 15, 2012. “Anticipating 40 new interns is…