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Queer Conferences

National Jewish LGBTIQQ Student Conference
March 23 – 21 – Washington University – St. Louis, Missouri
NUJLS is the National Union of Jewish LGBTIQQ Students. Every year, they hold a conference at a college in North America where students and alumni
from LGBTIQQ communities gather for discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities. Registration is still open and is available online at http://www.nujlsonline.org or http://www.washunujlsconference.googlepages.com. If you would like to be part of the conference, please visit the website and register. If you would like to be involved in volunteering for the conference, either in logistics, hosting, welcoming guest, or setup, please contact Margaux at mmbuck@wustl.edu or Ross at rzeitlin@wustl.edu

Faces of Faith: A Passion for Inclusion
Saturday, March 31, 1 – 9:45PM – Ted Mann Concert Hall – 2128 Fourth Street South, Minneapolis
This conference event, presented by the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus, includes several workshops on the subject of GLBT identity in faith communities, a keynote address by Bishop John Shelby Spong, and TCGMC concert “One in Spirit.? For further information or to register, please visit http://www.tcgmc.org.

Eighth Annual White Privilege Conference (WPC)
April 18 – 21 – University of Colorado – Colorado Springs
Don't miss this award-winning, national diversity conference! This year's theme for the national conference is: The Matrix: Examining Intersections, Making Connections, & Building Allies. WPC is a conference that examines the challenging concepts of privilege and oppression and offers solutions and team-building strategies to work toward a more equitable future. Students and community members may participate in the WPC for University credit at the undergraduate or graduate levels. For more further information please visit: http://www.uccs.edu/wpc.

12th Annual Rainbow Families Conference
Saturday, April 21, 8:30AM - Bryn Mawr/Anwatin Schools, 256 Upton Avenue S, Minneapolis
The largest event of its kind in the country, with more than 1,200 adults and children attending last year, the conference is an exciting day for GLBT parents and their children, prospective parents, extended family, friends, educators, and those serving our community. Registration info available at: http://www.rainbowfamilies.org/conference

Out There: Second National Conference of Scholars and Student Affairs Personnel Involved in LGBTQ Issues on Catholic Campuses
October 19 and 20, 2008 - DePaul University – Chicago, IL
The deadline for proposals has been extended to February 26. Proposals are sought for papers, roundtable presentations, panels, and/or workshops that address issues of scholarship, curriculum, pedagogy, campus climate, and support for LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff. The organizers aim to build a program that addresses a wide range of issues of relevance to LGBTQ faculty, staff, and students at Catholic institutions, from nuts-and-bolts organizing in student services to the place of LGBTQ Studies at Catholic universities and the challenges of Catholic identity for LGBTQ individuals. For the proposal cover sheet and further information, visit the conference Website at: http://condor.depaul.edu/~lgbtq/ or email outthereconference@depaul.edu