Fall 2017, Week 10
UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center
Monday-Thursday 8am-7pm, Friday 8am-4:30pm

858-822-3493 |  rainbow@ucsd.edu | lgbt.ucsd.edu 
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2018-2019 LGBT Resource Center Internship Program

Apply for the 2018-2019 LGBT Resource Center Internship Program! There are 9 paid undergraduate internship positions available. If you are interested, come to an info session and learn more about the program! Info sessions will be held on the following:

Fall Quarter:
Tuesday, 12/5/17 from 12-1pm at the LGBT Resource Center

Winter Quarter:
Thursday, 1/11/17, from 4-5pm at the LGBT Resource Center

Applications will be due on Monday, January 22nd. 

Submit your application at: lgbt.ucsd.edu ( applications will be available week 10)

Join Us for a QCAMP Reunion!

Pocket QCAMP
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
6:00-8:00PM | Huerta Vera Cruz Room (below LGBT Resource Center) 

Join us for a QCAMP reunion! Come learn about our upcoming events for Winter quarter! We'll have yummy snacks, games, and arts & crafts activities for you who like making felt animals.

If you require accommodations to fully access the event, please contact us at 858.822.3493 or   rainbow@ucsd.edu.

 Upcoming Events 

Queer and Mindful 
Monday, December 4, 2017
1:00-2:00PM | LGBT Resource Center 

Join us for Week 10 Queer and Mindful! To unwind and relax we will be having a Bob Ross Art Space! Ever show up to an Art Space event and not know what to draw? No worries! We'll have Good Ol' Bob guide us through some of his lessons. Have a vision of something you want to create? Feel free to use our materials to make your own design! Come make some happy accidents with us!

Trans Collective
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 
12:00PM | LGBT Resource Center
Come check out Trans Collective! Trans Collective is a discussion group for transgender, gender variant/fluid, genderqueer, non-binary, & gender-questioning individuals.

If you require accommodations to fully access the event, please contact us at 858.822.3493 or   rainbow@ucsd.edu.

Fluid Star Trek Figures
Friday, December 8, 2017
2-3:30PM | LGBT Resource Center

Learn about fluid sexualities and some famous Star Trek characters who defied heteronormative standards. 

If you require accommodations to fully access the event, please contact us at 858.822.3493 or  rainbow@ucsd.edu.

24 Hour Study Jam
Saturday, December 10th 6PM-Sunday, December 11th 7 PM | LGBT Resource Center

Join us for our quarterly 24 Hour Study Jam! We'll have testing materials and lots of snacks for you to enjoy!

Advocates for Immigrant Justice Present: Undocu Joy 
Wednesday, January 17, 2017
5:00-9:00PM | The Stageroom at the Pub (formerly Porter's Pub)

Join us for a night to celebrate the undocumented community through art and music! There will be free food as well! 

Bored Gaymers 
1:00-2:00PM | LGBT Resource Center 

Come play board games with us weekly at the LGBT Resource Center! Feel free to see what games we have or even bring your own!
No experience required!

Queer Student Organizations and Affiliates  
Fluid Attraction
Mondays, 5:00-6:00pm
Conference Room | LGBT Resource Center
This group is an open dialogue and supportive space for those who identify with bisexual, biromantic, fluid, pansexual, panromantic, queer and questioning experiences. We welcome you to attend, listen, participate, and connect with others as we explore fluid sexualities and/or fluid romantic attractions. For more information, please e-mail fluidgroupucsd@gmail.com.

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm, every odd week
Conference Room| Cross Cultural Center
QUEER/TRANS PEOPLE OF COLOR is a student org that creates a safe space to dialogue, eduacate, and socialize around LGBTQ+ identified people of color. For more information about QTPOC,  contact    qtpocucsd@gmail.com   

Mondays, 6:00-7:00pm
Conference Room | LGBT Resource Center
QSUN (Queer Students United) as an organization aims to provide an open, welcoming, and safe space for individuals in the UCSD College community who identify on the queer and/or LGBTQIAP+ spectrum, or are allies of such individuals. It is designed to offer an opportunity for a smaller and more close knit community. 

Black Queer Collective
Black Queer Collective is a group dedicated to finding and fostering Black queer community at UC San Diego. For more information about Black Queer Collective, please click here.

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm  
Conference Room | LGBT Resource Center
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is a national LGBTQ-affirming organization that aims to provide services and support for students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and to create a dynamic network between students and professionals in industry and academia. For more information, check out their  Facebook page!
Lesbian Collective 
Odd Wednesdays; 4:00-5:00PM 
Small Room | Women's Center 
The Lesbian Collective is UCSD's only lesbian-centered student organization! Join us every odd Wednesday from 4-5PM in the Women's Center small meeting room for discussion circles about lesbian life, feminism, and experiences among friends. For more information, contact lesbiancollective@ucsd.edu.

 Queer Student Art Gallery

Queer Student Art Gallery

Submissions for the Winter Quarter Queer Student Art Gallery are now open! We want to share the voices of UCSD's LGBT+ community, so be sure to send an artist statement with your piece.  All mediums are accepted and contributions will be showcased at the end of Winter Quarter.  To contribute, please contact the LGBT Resource Center Art and Activism Intern at rainbow@ucsd.edu.
Intern Office Hours

Looking for community? Get to know our interns! Stop by during their office hours:

Afi: Tues: 8-10:30AM
Alejandra: Tues: 2-3PM; Fri: 11AM-12:30PM
Gavin: Tues: 10AM-2PM; Wed: 4:30-5:30PM
Jodie: MWF:12:30-3PM
Larra: Thurs: 10:30AM-1PM
Marisa: Tues: 3-5:30PM
Noel: Fri: 8AM-9:30AM and 11AM-12PM
Sallie: Tues: 8-10:30AM
Sam: Mon: 11AM-1:30PM

Community Events

Home for the Holidays
The Center SD
December 9, 2017; 5:00-8:00PM

Join us as we gather to celebrate the diverse cultures & traditions within the San Diego LGBT Community! Family friendly and free to all. Come to dance. Learn something new. And meet your community! For more information contact Sarah Merk-Benitez at smerkbenitez@thecentersd.org

Looking for HIV Activists to Join UCSD AVRC's 1st Trans/GNC Community Advisory Board!
220 Dickinson Street, San Diego, CA 92103 #A

The CAB is looking for people who want to help advance HIV research in the Trans/GNC communities! The CAB will meet monthly to address HIV and Trans/GNC related topics, give feedback and collaborate. We meet every 3rd Tuesday from 5:30-7:00PM in Hillcrest. Come hungry, food and drinks will be provided!

For more information, email b5sullivan@ucsd.edu or jkunkel@ucsd.edu


Point Foundation Scholarship
The Point Community College Program inspires LGBTQ community college students to fulfill their ambitions of attending a four-year college or university.
Students accepted into the program will receive up to a $3,700 tuition scholarship, admissions counseling, coaching and financial education at the Point Community College Transfer Symposium in Los Angeles, and access to the Point Foundation network of LGBTQ scholars, more than 300 alumni, and many others dedicated to seeing LGBTQ students succeed. If you are interested in applying, check out  www.pointfoundation.org for more information! 


UC Riverside
February 9-10, 2017

La Familia de UCRChicano Student Programs, and the  LGBT Resource Center of UC Riverside invite you to join Un Espacio For Our QT Community at the 2nd ┬íPresente! Conference on February 9-10, 2018.

The ¡Presente! Conference is a queer college conference for Latinx/Chicanx/Indigenous/PoC, with a focus on people who self-identify with the Latin/South/Central American diaspora or Brown or Indigenous. People of all genders and sexualities are welcome to apply to attend Saturday's events. Friday's opening is free and open to all.
Anyone who applies by December 1 will be given priority seating! Attendance will be capped at 150 people. 

Link to apply:  

Community Support Groups

Coming Out Group

Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30PM

Small Meeting Room | Women's Center


The Coming Out group is a place to meet and gain support while discussing your sexual and/or gender Identities in a confidential setting.  This group is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, straight, or questioning folks who are coming out, considering coming out or may already be out.  Topics are determined by group participants and can include stress, fear, anxiety, loneliness, family/cultural issues, excitement and celebration with regard to coming out. The group is open to new members the first 4 meetings of each quarter and then closes to maintain safe space.


For more info, please contact Cat Thompson at cathompson@ucsd.edu  or Agustin Orozco at  



Men's Relationship Forum
Weeks 2-10 (Fall, Winter & Spring Quarters)
Mondays, 2:30- 4:00PM
Small Meeting Room | Women's Center 

Join us for conversations about our experiences as gay men, and connect with other gay men on campus.
This group addresses relationships, sexual health, community building and more.

For more information please contact:
Greg Koch at gkoch@ucsd.edu.
Rainbow Newsletter submissions: 
If you would like to submit relevant events to be featured in the newsletter, please email rainbow@ucsd.edu.
Campus Community Centers

December 7, 2017; 7:00-9:00PM
Sun God Lounge, Red Shoe Room, PC West

 APIMEDA is hosting its first Study Jam! Come and catch up on studying, get some food, take a break and make some slime or color. Hope to see you there!

BSU Retention Committee Presents: Black Study Jams
December 5th, 2017; 7:00pm-9:30pm 
Black Resource Center

For our second Study Jam, we will have tutors from OASIS avaliable for various subjects. Light refreshments will also be provided! For accomodations email us at ucsdblackstudentunion@gmail.com

SPACES NASA Finals Study Jam
Wednesday, December 6, 2017; 4:00-8:00PM
Intertribal Resource Center, PC West

Join us this evening for a studious time with snacks, blue books, scantrons, and community!


Stress Less 24 Hour Study Jam
December 11, 2017; 9AM
Cross Cultural Center 

Join us at the Cross-Cultural Center for a 24-Hour Study Jam. Unlimited coffee. Brain Food. Study Jam.

Finals Week 24hr Study Jam
December 12-13. 2017; 9:00AM-9:00AM
Women's Center

Join us for our 24 Hour Study Jam! We'll be up all night providing coffee, tea, snacks and comfy spots to nap. Can't make it Tuesday? Check out the other Study Jams happening at the other Campus Community Centers.

December 5, 2017; 5:00-7:00PM
Raza Resource Centro

Come to the Raza Resource Centro to join in on our first QTPOC Collective. Our first event is a conversation on community & self-care through a QTPOC perspective. This space is a closed space so we ask only those who identify within the QTPOC community to join.

Community Classifieds

2018 BEARLS Awards

Join Warren College as we honor individuals or groups who exemplify the UC San Diego Principles of Community.  The BEARLS, an Oscars-equivalent recognition program, honors five members of the Warren College community for excellence in the following five categories:
  • Rejecting Acts of Discrimination
  • Championing Freedom of Expression
  • Celebrating All cultures
  • Resolving Conflict Constructively
  • Promoting Individuality 
To nominate a student, staff or faculty member, click here.

Triton Recovery Group All Inclusive  
Tuesday at Roots from 12:00-1:00PM
Thursdays at LGBT Resource Center from 9:00-10:00AM
Mondays at the Zone from 5:00-6:00PM

TRG is an all inclusive recovery student organization on campus. For more information go to tritonrecovergroup.ucsd.edu or email trg@ucsd.edu.

Hot Cocoa and Cookies with CGS
December 6, 2017; 10:00AM-12:00PM
LGBT Resource Center Conference Room 

Come hear the CGS Honors students present previews of their honors projects. There will be hot cocoa and cookies provided! 

Access and Control of Indigenous Heritage: When the 'Object' of Repatriation is Song
Speaker: Dr. Robin R. R. Gray
December 6, 2017; 3:00-5:00PM  
Social Sciences Building, Room 103

The repatriation of Indigenous cultural heritage is not limited to the reburial of human remains or the return of totem poles and masks, for example. It can also include the repatriation of intangible cultural heritage such as songs and oral histories from archives. In this talk Dr. Robin Graywill discuss the efforts of Ts'msyen from Lax Kw'alaams, BC, Canada to reclaim a collection of songs from the Laura Boulton Collection of Traditional and Liturgical Music. How the community responds to histories of capture, what it takes to repatriate intangible cultural heritage from archives, and the legality of Ts'msyen songs will also be points of discussion.

Breather Series Program- Arts and Crafts
December 7, 2017; 12:00-3:00PM
Cross Cultural Center Art Space

Come to de-stress or take a break from work or school. Take home what you create, whether it is a picture frame, wooden box, canvas, etc. All supplies are provided! All are welcome!

January 10, 2018; 4:00-5:00PM
WLH 2112

If you are a newTransfer Student and you did not get the opportunity to take your college's Transfer Year Experience course, you are invited to enroll in "MUIR 2" for the upcoming Winter QTR 2018. "MUIR 2" is open to new Transfer Students across all the six colleges and looks to equip students with best practices and critical skills on how to succeed at a large research university. Lectures and discussions are designed to connect students to academic and co-curricular resources, programs, and opportunities, on and off campus. Topics include (but are not limited to): Effective research and study skills, personal well-being, communication skills, research and experiential learning, and academic success strategies.

Beyond La Jolla
January 20, 2018; 10:00AM-4:00AM
1549 El Prado
San Diego, California 92101
United States

Visit Balboa Park to tour a featured exhibit called Modern Masters from Latin America, showcasing artwork by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, David Siqueiros and many more. Lunch and transportation will be provided on behalf of the CCC. The event would take place Week 3, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 from 10 am-4 pm.

Cross Cultural Center Internship Hiring

The Cross Cultural Center is hiring!

Information Sessions:
Fall | Week 10 | Thurs, December 7 | 5-6 pm Winter | Week 1 | Wed, January 10 | 5:30-6:30pm Winter | Week 2 | Tues, January 16 | 5-6 pm

DEADLINE to apply: Week 3, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 by 4:00pm Submit completed application materials in-person to the Cross-Cultural Center.

Applications & job descriptions available via Port Triton and ccc.ucsd.edu Printing available upon request
For further information, please contact us: PHONE: (858) 534-9689 FAX: (858) 822-0173 E-MAIL: cccenter@ucsd.edu WEB SITE: ccc.ucsd.edu Price Center East, 2nd floor.

CASP is Hiring

CASP is hiring OLC Mentors. Mentors should have familiarity with OASIS and the Chancellor ' s Associate Scholars Program (CASP). Ideal candidates should be interested in supporting first year student's transition to college in a weekly small group setting. Mentors will be working with first year CASP students both freshmen and transfers. 

Interested candidates should visit the following webpage for more information: https://students.ucsd.edu/sponsor/casp/casp-olc.html

Biology Dictionary Scholarship

We are starting a scholarship program known as "Biology Dictionary Scholarship". We hope to help and award the hardworking students who share the similar passion with us, 
no matter what major you are in. If you believe you have what it takes to get this scholarship award, you are most welcome to give it a try. In this scholarship program we are offering a scholarship of $1000. 

Link to apply: 


UCSD TRiO Outreach Programs

We are currently looking for a math/science tutor who can independently facilitate an after-school tutoring program for low-income/first-generation high school students at Monte Vista High School. Our overall program goal is to prepare our students for college entrance and success. 
Applicant must be a STEM major, have a vehicle and be available Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.  Pay rate is $14.00/hour. Apply via Port Triton Job #844297. For questions, please contact ucsdtrio@ucsd.edu

Alternative Tours (SPACES)
Alternative Tours offer a unique perspective on the hxstory of student activism on campus, and strive to retain OurStory despite institutional erasure. Tours are free and open to all interested K-14 groups, and we are open to tailoring our tours to meet the vision or needs of groups requesting tours.  We are looking to expand our program in order to provide greater access to the San Diego community. If you are bilingual or multilingual, we strongly encourage you to apply! tinyurl.com/AltTourGuideF17 
Undergraduate Student Strategic Plan Focus

We would like to invite you to Undergraduate Student-only Focus Groups in the next coming weeks to discuss the future of equity, diversity, and inclusion on campus. This is a great opportunity for you to get involved and make your voice heard! Click this link to find the calendar of focus group dates and RSVP to attend. You can also share your ideas about the future of equity, diversity, and inclusion on campus online through our IdeaWave campaign. Contact diversity@ucsd.edu with any questions. 

Oasis Drop in Services
The Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services offers math and science workshops to students led by a tutor who explains course concepts and encourages a collaborative learning environment. Current programs include MATH3C Study tables, located at Center Hall 375, Mon-Fri (10am-4pm). Drop in writing tutoring is also offered, where tutor and student will review writing prompts, brainstorm ideas and read papers for clarity and structure. Drop in writing tutoring is located in Center Hall 322, MWF (11am-1pm) and Tues/Thurs (1pm-4pm).

CAPS Daily Drop-ins
Want to gain skills to increase well-being today? CAPS Daily Drop-In Workshops are open to all currently registered students and are held Mondays through Fridays, 3:00-4:00pm. These workshops are a great opportunity for students to who are maybe having a tough day and want to gain skills to increase well-being that same day. Students can participate by going to the location listed and do not have to make an appointment beforehand. For more information, go  to  https://psychservices.ucsd.edu/dropin.html
I'm First Forum for Undergraduate Students
Thursdays; 12:00-1:30PM
CASP Office Student Services Center #555 
In this informal, open forum, Dr. Roberto Luna from Counseling and Psychological Services will discuss topics that come with being the first in your family to attend college. Dr. Luna will also cover strategies and tips that students can apply to overcome challenges that face students who are "firsts." Themes will range from the imposter syndrome, marginalization and more. The first ten minutes of the forum will be presentation style to introduce the theme and will be live streamed on Facebook ( facebook.com/caspUCSD).

Apply for the Graduate Specialization in CGS
Application Open from November 6 - December 8

Rigorously interdisciplinary and forward-thinking, UCSD's Critical Gender Studies program has spent decades educating and challenging undergraduates through the study of gender, sexuality, and racial formation. The graduate specialization was added in 2016 to enable graduate students to enhance their research on gender as linked to race, sexuality and other social formations. The program encourages applications from graduate students in participating departments whose work takes up questions of gender. To apply visit   cgs.ucsd.edu

Flourish @UCSD
Thursdays; 3:00-4:00PM
Revelle Conference Room C
Belong. Be you. Be well. Dr. Alex Thibeault and a Wellness Peer Educator provide information and interactive excercises to help you flourish. Topics discussed will include stress management, 
social confidence, mindfulness, self-compassion, and self-care. Open to all students!

MyRooff Scholarship

MyRooff is a Roofing informational website which offers great value content that helps in calculating building's roof construction cost. We are happy to announce a scholarship Program for Selected University students who wish to share their knowledge on any topic relevant to our website.
We want maximum entries from your students therefore request you to inform them as soon as possible.
 The $1000 My Rooff Scholarship Program is open for undergraduate or graduate students from selected colleges those we are contacting via email.

Tygiene Scholarship
Tygiene is a popular website where you can find reliable product reviews on Best Dental care products. On the website, you will find enormous knowledge on various brands and extensive research considering features, price and reliability. If you think that you can make a substantial contribution to Tygiene as a writer, send in your article for a chance to win a $1000 dollar scholarship. This can be any type of submission including given topics or one that matches the theme of Tygiene.    
The $1000 Tygiene Scholarship Program is open for undergraduate or graduate students. Deadline to apply is April 20th, 2018.
Master Mind Seo Scholarship
Master Mind Seo has been helping bloggers, webmasters and small business who are looking to make their presence online and is celebrating its 2 years anniversary. The Master Mind Seo scholarship for students who wish to share their knowledge on any topic relevant to our website. There are several Categories on our website and interested student can pick their favorite and send a piece of content (up to 1000 words) in their own writing style and is open for undergraduate or graduate students from selected colleges contacted by email. Deadline is April 20th, 2018.