Thursday, May 10, 2012

Week 6: 5/8

Hello everyone! Sorry for the delayed post but midterms have been..well midterms, you get the idea.

This week we had a workshop from the Student Health Center about stress and how to deal with it. Remember, just take a deep breath and try to relax.


Drag Show
  • All the World’s a Stage! IQ’s fourth annual Drag Show will be taking place Thursday May 17th at 7:00 pm in HIB 100.
  • If you are interested in performing e-mail for an application. It’s not too late to apply! Performers meet tomorrow May 11th at 6:00 pm in HIB 100. Come if you are interested in performing, even if you are unsure of what to peform. We can help you come up with an idea!
  • Drag Show will also be fundraising Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of next week. We will be promoting the show by giving out flyers and selling pizza and/or clothes. If you have any clothes you can donate for the sale it would be greatly appreciated if you could drop them off at the LGBT resource center. Thanks!
  • TAG TEAM, the Transgender Alliance Group To Educate And Motivate, is meeting Wednesday of next week, May 16th in the LGBT resource center at 6:00 pm.
Queer History Week
  • Next week we’re celebrating Queer History Week which is based around Harvey Milk Day!
  • Safe Zone training will take place Tuesday and Thursday. You must attend both training sessions in order to complete the training.
  • For more event information visit
Long Beach Pride
  • IQ will be part of the parade at Long Beach Pride next Sunday May 20th. Come march with us!
  • Don’t forget to continue using goodsearch to support IQ!
Be part of a public service announcement!
  • A PSA regarding bullying of LGBTQ students at schools is being filmed this Saturday May 12th at 10:00 am at CSU Fullerton. The PSA is said to air during ELLEN and GLEE!
  • For more information contact Karyl Ketchum at 714.625.3616 or, or Michelle Rouse at (805) 660-1501 or
Have a great end of the week!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Events this Friday!

Just a reminder to all of our followers, there will be several things going on this Friday, all coincidentally involving food (because who doesn’t like to eat? :D) and here they are:

Drag Show Fundraiser
  • Irvine Queers will be selling pizza and beverages on Ring Road from 11 am to 3 pm. Come out and support both IQ and the annual drag show hosted by IQ.
AV Pride
  • Don’t forget that there will be a Pride event in the Arroyo Vista Rec Center this Friday from 5 to 7 pm hosted by Spectrum House. There will be food, information booths and workshops.
Queer Shabbat!
  • Hillel at UCI will be holding a Queer Shabbat this Friday from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Come enjoy a home cooked meal and embrace both Jewish and queer identities. The facebook event can be found here.
So if you don’t have plans for Friday those are some suggestions and we hope to see you there.

Have a good night!

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

5/1: Week 5

Hello again!
Hopefully midterms are going well for you all and if you have other midterms coming up we wish you luck!
So here’s what’s happening this week.
IQ Meeting
  • This week’s meeting was an arts and crafts meeting. We had different fabrics and strings and yarns and whatnot to make whatever came to mind.
  • Applications for applied positions for next year’s board were due today at midnight so if you still want to apply, HURRY!!
  • Remember that meetings are Tuesdays at 7:00 pm in Newport Beach A inside the student center. See you there next week!
Drag Show Committee Meeting
  • Drag show committee meets tomorrow, Wednesday, at 7:00 pm in SST 220B. Come if you are interested in performing or being involved in any way.
  • If interested in performing and you want a submission form e-mail
AV Pride
  • Spectrum House in the Arroyo Vista housing community will be hosting AV Pride this Friday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
  • It will be held in the Arroyo Vista Rec Center and there will be food and workshops.
  • TAG TEAM, the Transgender Alliance Group To Educate And Motivate, will be meeting tomorrow at 6:00 pm in the LGBT Resource Center. It is located on the third floor of the student center.
Lavender Graduation
  • If you are a graduating senior be sure to sign up for Lavander Grad with the LGBT center!
  • For more information go to the LGBT Resource Center website (click on the link).
Those are the announcements for week 5. Feel free to come to our events and good luck on midterms to everyone.