Event: 2019 Lavender Graduation, June 11

2019 Lavender Graduation – Hosted by Aleksa Manila

Deadline: Graduates must register by June 5

Tuesday, June 11th
6:00 – 8:30 PM
wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ Intellectual House

Keynote Speaker: Poet & Educator J Mase III.

J Mase III is based in Seattle by way of Philly. He is the author of If I Should Die Under the Knife, Tell my Kidney I was the Fiercest Poet Around, as well as And Then I Got Fired: One Transqueer’s Reflections on Grief, Unemployment, and Inappropriate Jokes about Death.” As an educator, J Mase has worked with thousands of community members in the US, the UK, and Canada on the needs of LGBTQIA+ youth and adults in spaces such as K-12 schools, universities, faith communities, and restricted care facilities among others. Check him out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and at https://jmaseiii.com/

The Who, What, When, Where, Why & How:

Who: Lavender Graduation is open to any student eligible, at any level (undergraduate or graduate/professional) for graduation in the 2018-2019 (including fall 2019) academic year. Guests do not have to be graduating or be of a certain sexual or gender orientation/identity/expression to participate or attend this year-end celebration. Everyone is welcome!!!

What: The best party on the UW Campus, of course.

When: TUESDAY, June 11th, from 6-8:30 PM. Graduates please arrive by NO LATER than 5:15 PM.

Where: wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House (4249 Whitman Court) on the University of Washington campus.

Why: The Q Center and QSC host Lavender Graduation as a time for the UW queer, two-spirit, trans, GNC, LGBTQIA+, and allied communities to come together and celebrate our multiple identities, our accomplishments, and sheer AWESOMENESS.

How: IF YOU ARE GRADUATING, please register at https://tinyurl.com/lavgraddawgs2019 by June 5th.

As for attire, participants and guests can wear whatever they want. If you want to dress up, or down, go for it.
If you wish to wear cultural regalia, please do.
You want to be comfy, have at it. This is your night!

For more information about the event, contact qcenter@uw.edu or call (206) 897-1430.

To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (voice), 206-543-6452 (TTY), 206-685-7264 (fax), or dso@uw.edu preferably 10 days in advance.

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