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Check out CREGS, As EROS, and SFSU students getting free and having fun with our voices in this Instant Queer Choir workshop with Eli Conley! ... See MoreSee Less

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Heads up for a great local event on May 7th honoring the co-founders of the Black Lives Matter Movement! ... See MoreSee Less

We’re extremely excited to announce that we will be honoring Black Lives Matter co-founders Alicia Garza, Patrisse Kahn-Cullors, and Opal Tometi for their commitment to justice at our 2016 Anniversary Celebration on May 7th in San Francisco. Learn more about our honorees and buy your tickets today at www.NCLRights.org/2016Anniversary

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Next Wednesday the 27th come join CREGS and As EROS for a discussion about sex work and double standards, misconceptions, stigma, queerness, race, gender, and just about everything else. If you have questions you'd like to submit for our panelists, send us a private message or email cregs@sfsu.edu by this Friday. ... See MoreSee Less

Sex Workers Forum

April 27, 2016, 1:30pm - April 27, 2016, 5:30pm

ASI EROS

Asi Eros and Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality have collaborated to present the Sex Workers Forum. The forum serves as an opportunity for students to discuss and explore the sex industry, its misconceptions, double standards, and the stigma surrounding sex work. The panelists include: Viktor Belmont Viktor Belmont is a FTM transmale adult entertainer, photographer, model, go-go boy & escort for hire. He currently resides in San Francisco, California. Juba Kalamka Bisexual artist/activist Juba Kalamka is most recognized for his work with performance troupes Sins Invalid and Mangos With Chili, and as cofounder of the queer hip hop group Deep Dickollective (D/DC). Kalamka's personal work centers on intersectional dialogues on race, identity, gender, disability, sexuality and class in popular media. He received a 2005 Creating Change Award from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) for his activist work in queer music community and produced the annual East Bay Pride sponsored PeaceOUT World Homo Hop Festival from 2002-2007 which was featured in the 2005 documentary Pick Up The Mic. Since 2003 he has regularly appeared in queer indy porn features (most recently with Slanted Tendency and Trouble Films) and toured the United States with the Sex Workers Art Show in 2006. He is a member of numerous boards including the National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF) in San Francisco and Desiree Alliance, an international sex worker advocacy organization. He has worked in HIV testing, prevention and community health services since 1999, and is currently the Linkage To Care Navigator at St. James Infirmary, an occupational health clinic for current and former sex workers in San Francisco. Carol Leigh Carol Leigh has been an artist and sex worker activist since the late seventies when she coined the term 'sex work.' www.bayswan.org/sexwork-oed.html Leigh’s activism spans decades, as a COYOTE member, founding member of ACT UP and SWOP, and co-founder of Bay Area Sex Worker Advocacy Project (bayswan.org). She has performed internationally as Scarlot Harlot, including several years touring with the Sex Worker Art Show Tour. In 1999 she founded the San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Festival (sexworkerfest.com). Leigh was lead organizer of the San Francisco Board of Supervisor's Task Force on Prostitution. She has worked closely with Desiree Alliance supporting an intersectional/economic/racial/gender justice emphasis within the sex worker rights movement. Leigh served as a consultant for AIM For Human Rights' “Trafficking Policy Impact Tool” (Netherlands). She currently sits on the Sex Workers/Trafficking Policy Impact Committee on The San Francisco Mayor's Task Force on Prostitution. Since 2003 she has administered the "Trafficking Policy Research Project" collecting material on the impact of U.S. anti-trafficking policies. Leigh received a generous grant from the Creative Work Fund for the Sex Worker Media Library in collaboration with the Center for Sex and Culture. For several years she has been focusing on this library and the collection of work, Collateral Damage: Sex Workers and the Anti-Trafficking Campaigns. www.sexworkermedialibrary.org/CollateralDamage.

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Summer Institute

After much discussion and consideration, it’s been decided that CREGS will postpone this year’s Summer Institute. We will instead undergo some intensive planning and development and hit the ground running at the end of this summer with an announcement of the topic of the 2017 Summer Institute on Sexuality. For updates as we get them, continue to ‘like’ our Summer Institute Facebook page and be the first to learn about any SI news!

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LGBTQ SPEAKERS BUREAU

The San Francisco LGBTQ Speakers Bureau aims to bring an end to homophobic and transphobic violence and harassment by educating people about the everyday lives of those in our community. We believe that through open and honest dialogue about issues pertaining to sexual orientation and gender identity, we can help foster a greater understanding of our common humanity, which in turn will result in healthier, safer communities for everyone.