Queer Mini-Con April 9

Join the Office of Student Diversity Programs for our bi-annual Queer Mini Con. Come and spend time with us in the SDP Lounge in the Student Union on April 9, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We will talk about a variety of LGBTQ+ related topics, ranging from sex work to BDSM to body image. All are welcome, including allies! We will have free food and swag!

Event agenda

10 AM: From Stonewall to Fighting FOSTA/SESTA: Supporting LGBTQ Sex Workers

Explore the unique history and current context of LGBTQ+ sex workers experiencing marginalization. Find ways to support and affirm Queer sex workers.

11 AM: Queer Sex Safari: How to Safely Enjoy the Adventure

Learn how to identify and prevent the most common STIs that affect the Queer community. Discuss how certain kinks can increase risk and ways to enjoy them safely. 

12 PM: Lunch: FREE Food Provided

On campus LGBTQ+ focused groups will join us during lunch. Experience a time of community building, crafting, and sharing of information.

1 PM: Gender Affirming Show and Tell 

Learn about the methods and safety for using gender-affirming products. Stop by and see and feel various packers & chest forms firsthand.

2 PM: Beyond Boundaries: Exploring BDSM in LGBTQ+ Communities

Explore the multifaceted world of BDSM - Bondage, Discipline, Dominance, Submission, Sadism, and Masochism. Let's shed light on the intersectionality of sexuality, gender identity, and power dynamics.

3 PM: Rainbow Bodies: Navigating Body Image in a Dystopian Hellscape

Discuss sociocultural influences on body image in Queer and Trans people. Additional Topics: Gender Dysphoria, Weight Stigma, & Social media impacts.

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