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2009

April 14th Andrea Gibson

Harper Center Theater 7pm

Andrea Gibson is a poet and Progressive/Indie/Lyrical artist in the GLBT community “whose work deconstructs the foundations of the current political machine, highlighting issues such as patriarchy, gender norms, white-supremacy, and capitalist culture.”

April 21st Ryan Sallans FTM Transsexual Speaker

Rigge 120 7pm

Ryan Sallans is a Female-to-Male (FTM) Transsexual. He began his transition in 2005 and over the years has explored various areas of his gender identity, at times leaning to the extreme side of the gender continuum, but now has settled into a place that he feels doesn't need to be defined. Combining his education and professional skills, Ryan delivers an educational but humor filled performance

2008

Wall of Oppression: A styrofoam wall of derogatory words was put on our mall and students paid a dollar to remove the bricks from the wall one-by-one.  Proceeds went to Nebraska AIDS Project.

Lecture from Dr. Todd Salzman, PhD Presentation: Professor in Creighton's Theology Department will be presenting “Scripture and Catholic Teaching on Homosexual Acts: A Critical Analysis”

For The Bible Tells Me So: A thesis of the film is that much of Christianity's homophobia represents a misreading of scripture, a denial of science, and an embrace of quack psychology. To read more at IMDB.com, click here.

2007

Wall of Oppression: A styrofoam wall of derogatory words was put on our mall and students paid a dollar to remove the bricks from the wall one-by-one.  Proceeds went to Nebraska AIDS Project.

Laramie Project Raffle: Money was rasied for the Nebraska AIDS Project at the Laramie Project by raffling off donated items.

Guess Who's Gay?: Audience asked questions to a panelist of students to try and test out their "gaydar" skills to determine which panelists were and were not GLBTQ. 

October 25th: GSA cosponsored with IRHG the showing of TransAmerica in Hixson-Lied Science Building as part of IRHG's series "Movies that Make You Go Hmmm." A pre-operative male-to-female transsexual takes an unexpected journey when she learns that she fathered a son, now a teenage runaway hustling on the streets of New York. For more on the movie, visit its page at IMDB.

 

2006

Creighton Allies Program: Foundation of the Creighton Allies Program at Creighton University.  For more information on this program, please click here.

2005

Dr. James Alison, 2005: Dr. Alison is a theologian who specializes in GLBT issues in the Catholic Church.

Sacha Sacket, 2005: Sacha, an openly gay musician, shared his talents with us.

Why are You Straight? Panel Discussion, 2005: Heterosexuals were asked the plethora of questions about their sexuality that many GLBT people face on a regular basis.

Gay Marriage Debate, 2005: Sponsored by the Creighton Students Union, the issue of same-sex marriage was considered.

Out in Greek, 2005: Shane Windmeyer discussed issues related to people identifying as GLBT in fraternities and sororities.

What is Metrosexual? Presentation, 2005:Dr. Stephen Jefferson explores the subgroup of men who spend more time and money on their appearance than others, regardless of sexual orientation.

2003

The Laramie Project, 2003: Creighton students, mostly GSA members, put on a Readers Theatre performance of The Laramie Project, with donations benefiting The Matthew Shepard Foundation.

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