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Kyla McLeod <[log in to unmask]>
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Diversity Ambassador <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 25 Feb 2000 18:05:02 -0500
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>Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2000 17:45:20 -0500
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>From: Sherwood Smith <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: Outright Vermont's March Events
>>Date:         Fri, 25 Feb 2000 16:09:46 EST
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>>From: Tage Lilja <[log in to unmask]>
>>Subject:      Outright Vermont's March Events
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>>Details for Outright Vermont’s March Activities
>>March is Transgender Awareness Month at Outright Vermont
>>(((Every Friday Night: Youth Planning Committee Meeting)))))
>>All those who are 22 or under are invited to help plan upcoming Outright
>>activities and events. Also, please bring any submissions for the ‘zine
>>Reaching Out. Free pizza. 5:3O - 6:45PM XandO (Outright’s youth space),
>>******Every Friday Night: Peer Social/Support Group*****
>>Friday Night Group is free & confidential & is open to gay, lesbian,
>>bisexual, transgender, questioning & allied youth ages 22 & under. 7:0O -
>>8:30PM XandO (Outright’s youth space), Burlington.
>>^^^3/5 Workshop: “Trans-What: Beginning to understand the Transgender
>>The word "transgendered" is an umbrella term used to describe all people who
>>do not fit neatly into the bi-polar, socially constructed categories of sex
>>and gender.  Our dominant culture only recognizes two sexes: male and
>>and two gender expressions: masculine and feminine.  We are told early on
>>that our gender expression will "naturally" correspond to our physical
sex at
>>birth. For many people, this construction and this language, "man" or
>>"woman," "boy" or "girl," are simply not big enough. Transgender identity
>>been known and recorded throughout history across lines of culture, class,
>>age, ability, faith and sexual orientation. This program deals with
>>demystifying and celebrating the transgendered experience. Facilitated by
>>Samuel Lurie.  Sponsored by Outright Vermont.  All ages are invited to
>>attend.  Fletcher Room,  Fletcher Free Library,  235 College Street,
>>Burlington.  2:30 - 4:30PM.
>>((((((3/11 Transgender Panel Presentation & Discussion)))))
>>Panel Members will discuss contemporary transgender issues with a focus on
>>youth.  People of all ages are encouraged to attend and bring questions.
>>This event is part of Outright Vermont's Transgender Awareness Month.
>>Pickering Room, Fletcher Free Library, 235 College Street, Burlington.
3:00 -
>>!!!!!!!!!3/11 R.U.1.2?  Coffeehouse Event!!!!!!!!!!
>>The Youth Planning Committee of Outright Vermont hosts and presents an
>>evening of local entertainment at Zabby's Stone Soup on College Street in
>>Burlington as part of Outright's Transgender Awareness Month. The event
>>promises to draw large crowds eager to soak in the talents of local poets,
>>comedians and musicians. Trans performers are encouraged to call ahead and
>>get on the list to perform for this open-mic night. $5 (more if you can,
>>if you can't) & refreshments will be provided.  Made possible in part
>>a grant from the Samara Foundation and is sponsored by R.U.1.2? Community
>>Center in conjunction with Outright Vermont.
>>******3/15 TRANZformations: Outright Vermont Openhouse Party*****
>>An all ages event, Girlz & Boyz get DRAGGED over.  Come as you are, leave as
>>you want to be.  Our gender technicians, Jaime & Kelly, will assist you.
>>Refreshments will be served. XandO (Outright Vermont’s Youth Space) 109 S.
>>Winooski Ave, Suite 207.  Please use Center St. Entrance.  6:30 - 9:00PM
>>!!!!!!!!!3/16 R.U.1.2.? Good Cookin’ Community Potluck!!!!!!!!!!
>>New date and time!! Thursday, March 16, Rhombus Gallery (corner of College
>>and Church, Burlington). Join us at the Rhombus Gallery for the R.U.1.2?
>>monthly potluck supper. Everyone is welcome.  All ages - bring your friends
>>AND FOOD or DRINK.  6:00 - 8:00PM.
>>~~~~~~~~~~3/19 Transgender Film Festival~~~~~~~~
>>Transgender themed movies will be shown throughout the afternoon and evening
>>as a part of Outright Vermont's Transgender Awareness Month.  Please join us
>>for one or more films.  Discussion may follow each movie.  Refreshments will
>>be available. Rhombus Gallery & Theater, 2nd Floor, 186 College Street,
>>Burlington. 12:00 - 9:00PM. For more information and movie listings please
>>call Outright Vermont @ (800) GLB-CHAT
>>For more information on any of the calendar listings please
>>call 1.800.GLB-CHAT or send e-mail to: Outright vt @aol.com
>Sherwood Smith
>Research Assistant Professor
>Office of the Provost,
>Center for Cultural Pluralism
>Allen House, 461 Main Street
>University of Vermont
>Burlington, VT  05405-0010
>tel: 802-656-8833
>fax: 802-656-3348

Kyla McLeod
Graduate Assistant
Center for Cultural Pluralism
The University of Vermont
phone (802)656-7990
Fax (802)656-3348