June is the month that celebrates Pride Month. This page describes events that PVCC is having in celebration & has resources to learn more about these awesome cultures.
Wednesday, June 1st 12:00 - 1:15pm
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Please join us for our Pride Month Kickoff Event and Luncheon. We will be joined by Dr. Lore/tta LeMaster (she/they) Assistant Professor at the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University. Please view the information below for more details.
Loretta LeMaster (she/they, interchangeably)
Dr. Lore/tta LeMaster lives, loves, and creates on stolen Akimel O'otham and Piipaash land currently called Arizona. She is assistant professor of critical/cultural communication and performance studies in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University. Her scholarship engages the intersectional constitution of cultural difference with particular focus on queer and trans of color life, art, and embodiment. Her award-winning scholarship includes over 34 scholarly articles and 14 book chapters in addition to her co-edited anthology Gender Futurity, Intersectional Autoethnography: Embodied Theorizing from the Margins (Routledge, 2020), awarded the 2020 best book award by the National Communication Association’s Ethnography Division. She currently serves as Vice-President of the Organization for Research on Women and Communication and as Section Editor of the academic journal Women’s Studies in Communication. Her current research projects include (1) critical analyses of trans athletes experience in sport contexts, (2) devising performance approaches to anti-oppressive teaching, and (3) trans sex workers of color navigating institutional resources throughout Arizona. Finally, she is a fulltime caretaker, worldmaker, and avid eater of donuts and tacos who lives with her comrade spouse of over 11 years and who is also happily partnered with two outstanding trans worldmaking loves.
Relating Otherwise: Trans and Queer Worldmaking as Revolutionary Praxis
Trans and queer folx have long thrived outside normative relational expectancies. Pushed out of their families of origins, many trans and queer folx are left to their own devices, cultivating survival in relation with one another. Join Dr. LeMaster as she traces the roots of queer and trans relating historically and in contemporary context. In the end, attendees are invited to honor the ways we always and already evade normativity through relating otherwise.
The LGBTQ+ community has a rich and extraordinary history. Unfortunately, due to many laws in the US, education about these people are often prohibited in public schools, so many of us may not have learned any of it! Their history has some amazing and prominent figures that have paved the way for the world to advance in remarkable ways. As we recognize this long and controversial history, we would be remiss not to mention these important and famous people of the community throughout time.
Find out more about these amazing individuals and their achievements and contributions to the world by visiting the link below!
Short Leash: https://shortleashhotdogs.com/ SIngle-use/gender neutral bathrooms
Hula's Modern Tiki: https://www.hulasmoderntiki.com/
Sexual Orientation and Gender Institute of Arizona https://www.sogiaz.com/dr.-josh-kellison.html
Gender Identity Center
Out Voices Phoenix
One Community Arizona
Trans Spectrum of Arizona
Greater Phoenix Equality Chamber of Commerce
Community Church of Hope
LGBTQIA+ Equity in MMSD
Seanan McGuire: (author of October Daye and Wayward Children) https://seananmcguire.com/index.php
Schitt$s Creek: https://www.netflix.com/title/80036165
Tracy Chapman, Melissa Etheridge, KD Lang
Mercedes Lackey's fantasy fiction
Frida Kahlo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frida_Kahlo
Aaron Copland https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Copland
David Sedaris https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Sedaris
John Waters https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Waters
A Queer History of the United States by Michael Bronski https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/216629/a-queer-history-of-the-united-states-by-michael-bronski/
Brooklyn Nine Nine https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooklyn_Nine-Nine
I’m queer and a professional musician (megandejarnett.com)
Rosiee Thor (rosieethor.com)
C.L. Polk (clpolk.com)
DISCLOSURE on Netflix
Casey McQuiston (author of RED, WHITE AND ROYAL BLUE and forthcoming ONE LAST STOP)
Aiden Thomas (author of CEMETERY BOYS); Nina Varela (author of CRIER’S WAR)
Amy Wombach - https://brenebrown.com/podcast/brene-with-abby-wambach-on-the-new-rules-of-leadership/
There's a movie on Hulu called Happiest Season that was really great. It's about a woman going to meet her partner's family over Christmas, only the partner hasn't come out to her family yet and asks her to pretend they're just roommates. It stars Kristen Stewart and Daniel Levy. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8522006/ Christmas in June, perhaps?
"Straightlaced—How Gender's Got Us All Tied Up" (https://www.amazon.com/Straightlaced-Genders-Tied-Debra-Chasnoff/dp/B003IM8KM2)