Winter 2018, Week 1
UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center
Monday-Thursday 8am-7pm, Friday 8am-4:30pm

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Love is a human experience, not a political statement." 
- Anne Hathaway
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:

Thursday, 1/11/18, from 4-5pm at the LGBT Resource Center

Applications will be due on Monday, January 22nd. 

Submit your application at:

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

 Upcoming Events 

Queer and Mindful: Basics of the Bullet Journal
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
4:00-6:00PM | LGBT Resource Center 

Start the quarter off with the LGBT Resource Center in Week 2's Queer and Mindful! We will be having a bullet journal workshop, discussing many methods of organization. We will also be giving away journals and decorating them in the workshop!

Trans Collective
Time and Date TBD | 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

Advocates for Immigrant Justice Present: Undocu Joy 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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 
Friday, January 19, 2018
2:00-3:00PM | 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 and Mindful: The Stars, Crystals and You!
Monday, January 29, 2018
2:00-4:00PM | LGBT Resource Center

Want to know what people talk about when they talk about their "chart"? Or "moon sign"? Or are you interested in learning about crystals and their healing properties?

Come to the LGBT Resource Center and join us for
Week 4's Queer and Mindful! 

We will be teaching people about astrology and reading their natal charts, as well as having a crystal healing workshop. We will be giving away crystals, bags, and astrology products to decorate as supplies last!

Queer Student Organizations and Affiliates  
Fluid Attraction
Time and Date TBD
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

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, educate, and socialize around LGBTQ+ identified people of color. For more information about QTPOC,  contact   

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
First Winter Mixer
Wednesday, January 24th 6:30-9:00PM
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

 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
Intern Office Hours

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

Afi: Tues:9:30AM-12:30PM
Alejandra: Wed: 9:00AM-12:30PM
Gavin: Fri: 9:30AM-12:00PM
Jodie: Mon:1:30-4:00PM; Wed: 1:00-3:00PM; Fri: 12:30-3:30PM
Larra: Mon: 2:00-3:30PM
Marisa: Mon: 8-10:30AM
Noel: Tues: 2:00-4:30PM
Sallie: Wed: 8-10:30AM
Sam: Thurs: 3:00-5:30PM

Community Events


NBJC Internship/Fellowship Opportunities
The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is soliciting applications from interested interns and fellows desiring to learn about and lead in the movement to improve the lives of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and same gender loving (SGL) people. The internship/fellowship program provides a unique opportunity to students, and young and emerging professionals, interested in civil rights and LGBTQ equality to explore the unique intersections between and among these related efforts.

For more information, click the link below: 
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 or 


A position for a postdoctoral research fellow is immediately available!

Dr. Mark (Marki) Cayabyab is a transgender research scientist working on an HIV/AIDS vaccine and has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow in their laboratory at the Forsyth Institue. 

Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. or Ph.D combined with a professional degree (M.D., DDS, and D.V.M) in Immunology, Virology or a related field. The ideal candidate will have 0-2 years postdoctoral experience, a strong publication record and expertise in immunological assay techniques including flow cytometry,
ELISA, and animal experimentation. Candidates must be intellectually curious and have good written/oral communication skills in English. The accepted fellow will have dual appointments at Forsyth and Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Please send submissions via email to immediately and no later
than February 15, 2018.

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 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:


4th Annual Asterisk Trans* Conference
Occidental College
March 31, 2018

The 4th Annual Asterisk Trans* Conference will be held at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. More information regarding the details of the conference will be avaliable at
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  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
Rainbow Newsletter submissions: 
If you would like to submit relevant events to be featured in the newsletter, please email
Campus Community Centers

APIMEDA Programs and Services at UCSD is a program tasked with providing retention support, leadership and community development, and a greater awareness of the diverse APIMEDA community at UCSD.

We Are Abroad
January 23, 2018; 5:00-7:00PM 
Black Resource Center Conference Room 
 We Are Abroad is an in depth study abroad workshop lead by the fantastic study abroad advisor, Andra Jacques. Andra will give a presentation on how to start your journey abroad; she will go through the different study abroad programs that UC San Diego offers, the components of a study abroad application, and an example scholarship application. The workshop will also consists of testimonials of the experiences from Black study abroad returnees.

If you are at all interested in studying abroad while you are here at UCSD, this is an amazing opportunity to help you begin that process.

** This is a closed Black space **  

The mission of the InterTribal Resource Center at UCSD is to support student success, to create a community center on campus for faculty, staff and students and to serve as a resource to Native communities.


The vision of the Cross-Cultural Center (CCC) is to empower UCSD to recognize, challenge, and take proactive approaches to diversity for the campus and the San Diego community. We strive for meaningful dialogues and context across all cultures, particularly those of underrepresented or underprivileged backgrounds. We offer supportive and educational services through art, programs, workshops, and outreach, and we welcome creative venues for enhancing social consciousness and equity.

Women's Internship Program

Interested in feminism and social justice? Apply for the Women's Center intern program! 

Join us for our first info session on Friday, December 8th, 2-3pm in the Women's Center Conference Room or our second info session on Wednesday, January 17th, 4-5pm, in the Women's Center Conference Room!
Applications are available online at
The Application deadline is Monday, January 22nd, 6pm.
Questions? Email us at

Raza Resource Centro Internship

The central mission of the Raza Resource Centro (Raza RC) is to provide a welcoming and supportive space for critical programming around a broad range of Chicanx/ Latinx social justice issues where students can learn about their identity, academic and professional opportunities, and trends affecting the Latinx community.  Interns are the foundation of Raza RC and are situated to be in continual conversation with career staff about what student centeredness means at UC San Diego. Students will be chosen as Interns based on their proven leadership experience, potential to contribute to the mission and development of the Raza Resource Centro, and understanding best practices in retention and graduation of Chicanx/Latinx students.

To apply: go to

Community Classifieds

Triton Recovery Group All Inclusive  
Mondays at the Zone from 5:00-6:00PM
Tuesdays at Roots from 12:00-1:00PM
Thursdays at LGBT Resource Center from 9:00-10:00AM
TRG is an all inclusive recovery student organization on campus. For more information go to or email 

Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Day of Service
January 14, 2018; 8:00AM-4:00PM

Take part in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Day of Service on Sunda, January 14, 2018. The service portion of the day will be held from 8:00AM-12:00PM at Baker Elementary School in Mountain View. Service projects include painting, gardening, and organizing a free bookstore. The parade portion of the day will be hold from 2:00-4:00PM at the Embarcadero along Harbor Drive. Visit for more information and registration. 

Sex and Health in Southeast Asia - Study Abroad Info Session
January 18, 2018; 5:00-6:00PM

Join professor Dredge Kang in a study abroad info session introducing this unique summer Global Seminar! The program will focus on the intersection of gender, sexuality and global health from a socio-cultural perspective in Bangkok, Thailand.

Money Essentials Series
January 20, 2018; 8:30AM-12:30PM
6256 Greenwich Dr. Room 306
San Diego, CA 92122

The Money Essentials Series is designed to provide unbiased information on basic money management to strengthen your financial literacy and help you plan for the future. This series includes four workshops covering the topics of taxes, financial planning (two parts), and estate planning. Registration includes light breakfast items.
Register for all four sessions and save $50! Participants can register for all four sessions for $150 total, or register for any individual session at $50 each.

For more information, contact

UCSD Greek Leaders Retreat
January 20, 2018; 9:00AM-2:00PM
Price Center East Ballroom

The UCSD Greek Leaders Retreat is an all day event for Greek Leaders. There will be several workshops sessions throughout the day for students to attend and learn about various topics. Topics include Gender inclusivity and Gender identity and intersectionality. 

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.

CASP Faculty Speaker Series
January 25, 2018; 7:00-8:00PM
UCSD Multipurpose Room (Student Services Building, 1st Floor)

Join the Chancellor's Associates Scholars Program with Prof. Oscar Vazquez-Mena from the NanoEngineering department to talk about his experience in engineering, his current research, and opportunities for students.

2018 Siblings Day
January 27, 2018; 8:00AM-6:00PM
UCSD Multipurpose Room

It's time for a sibling reunion! Invite your family to Siblings Day, a wonderful campus tradition for UC San Diego undergraduate students and their young siblings. With loads of activities you can compete in our Sibling Rivalry games, tackle the Challenge Course or Rock Wall, or master the annual Sibling Scavenger Hunt. For more information and to register, visit closes January 19. Fee waivers for families of need available upon request, first come first serve. Hope to see you there!

MEDS Conference 2018
January 27, 2018; 8:00AM-4:00PM
UCSD School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy

HMP3 is hosting our 6th Annual student-run MEDS conference on Saturday, January 27th, 2018 at the MET building on the UCSD School of Medicine campus. MEDS 2018 is geared toward providing foundational information, inspiration, and motivation about medical/pharmacological education to underrepresented San Diego students at community colleges and UCSD. 

Here is the registration link for the conference: 

Here is the password for registration: REGMEDS2018

Associate Students Fellowship Program
February 20, 2018; 5:00-6:00PM
UCSD Governance Chamber (Fourth Floor Price Center)

This group is comprised of first year students(freshman and transfer students) who are willing to gain leadership experience as well as understanding of student government(AS). Some of them are pre-law, pre-med or have a interest in business, social justice, sustainability.

UCSD Undergraduate Scholarship 

Attention Enrolled UC San Diego Students! The 2018-2019 Undergraduate Scholarship is now avaliable at The deadline to apply is February 5, 2018. For more questions contact or 858-822-6427. 
  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:


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
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 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 
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 (