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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Events

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I Heart Female Orgasm

August 22 8pm      CSU Ballroom

The I Heart Female O Lecture is the sex ed teacher you always wanted.  It combines sex education with a hearty dose of laughter.  This program will bring a playful, honest approach to this topic.  “Best sex talk ever!” Megan B Junior, MSU. With humor and education, the team of speakers illuminate the subject of sexuality, healthy relationships, and consent.  Are you coming?

LGBT and Women's Center Sno Cone Social

August 22, 3:30pm      LGBT Center CSU 194 & Women’s Center CSU 218

Stop in and meet the staff of the LGBT Center and Women's Center, collect your sno-cone in the Women’s Center and top it off with tons of flavors in the LGBT!  Find out how to get involved with your campus LGBT and Women's Centers! No matter if you are straight, gay, lesbian, bi, trans, man or woman, you are all welcome!

Student Parent Network

September 2, 12pm.       Women’s Center CSU 218

Join us in the Women’s Center for the new Student Parent Network!  Meet new people, get resources, join a discussion, and have some time to relax.  Food provided.

DISH Fair

September 3, 11-2.      MSU Mall

Come meet the many student organizations, groups and departments of Institutional Diversity. There will be free giveways and food!

Mankato Pridefest

September 5-6, all day.      Riverfront Park

Shine Bright! Is this year's theme celebrating the LGBT and allied communities of South Central MN.  Music, exhibitors, food, and fun make this a highlight of September fun in Mankato. Volunteers needed!  Visit http://vols.pt/w8i6Ee You will also get a FREE t-shirt for volunteering!

The Line, Film Showing

September 10, 7pm.      Ostrander

A one night stand far from home goes terribly wrong. As the filmmaker unravels her experience, she decides to confront her attacker. whereisyourline.org/film/  Free popcorn. Free Admission followed by discussion.

Diversity Social

September 25, 4pm.       Game Room

We will be having a Game Room Night with a Bowling Tournament and Billiards, games, food and prizes.

Girls Explore

October 7, 9-2pm.      Ballroom

Fostering girls’ enthusiasm for science by showcasing a wide range of demonstrations, activities, and conversations with the best and the brightest female professionals in their field.

Student Parent Network

October 7, 12pm.      Women's Center CSU 218

Join us in the Women’s Center for the new Student Parent Network!  Meet new people, get resources, join a discussion, and have some time to relax.  Food provided.

Women and Spirit Conference

October 11-12, All Day.  Minnesota State University, Mankato

Layli Maparyan will speak at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 followed by a book signing in the Centennial Student Union Ballroom. The title of ’s keynote address, as well as the theme of this year’s conference, is “The Luminous Architecture of Change: Spiritual Activism, Personal Spiritual Journeys, and Spiritualizing Social Movement”.  http://vols.pt/byzYMj

Love Your Body Day

October 16, 10am-2pm

Women and Money Dinner

October 27, 4:45pm dinner 5:00pm presentation.     Heritage Room

Topic - Budgeting and Money Tips Budgeting and Money Tips

Join us for a discussion about money management during college and after graduation.  Receive tips on money management, financial planning, confidence with money, and overcoming myths and stereotypes of women, diversity, and money.  Food will be provided.  Space is limited.  Visit the Women’s Center CSU 218 for your free ticket.

Student Parent Network

November 4, 12pm.     Women’s Center CSU 218

Join us in the Women’s Center for the new Student Parent Network!  Meet new people, get resources, join a discussion, and have some time to relax.  Food provided.

Girls Rising, Film Showing

November 5, 7pm.      Ostrander

Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Prize-winning authors put the girls’ remarkable stories into words, and renowned actors give them voice. girlrising.com

Student Parent Network

December 2, 12pm.      Women’s Center CSU 218

Join us in the Women’s Center for the new Student Parent Network!  Meet new people, get resources, join a discussion, and have some time to relax.  Food provided.

 

Spring 2015

Women's Health Fair

February 18, 11am-2pm.     MavAve

Come explore the many ways you can be healthier at the 2014 Women's Center Health Fair! Many vendors, from both on campus and off, will showcase opportunities and insights for students on how increase their overall well-being. Complete the Health Fair passport and students can enter to win some great prizes!

 

Laverne Cox - Carol Ortman Perkins Lecture

February 18, 7pm.      Ballroom

Laverne Cox is a Emmy nominee, June's Time magazine cover, Trans Activist/Artist Star of the hit series Orange is the New Black and the first trans-woman of color to have a leading role on a mainstream scripted television show. The Women's Center, LGBT Center, and Gender and Women's Studies are proud to host Ms. Cox for the 11th annual Carol Ortman Perkins Lecture! Save the date!

Young Lakota Film Showing and Cecilia Fire Thunder

February 24, 7pm.     Ostrander

Young LakotaYoung Lakota chronicles the life defining choices faced by three young people as they try to forge a better future for their tribe while securing their own well being.

Devoting herself to healthcare and fighting domestic violence, Ms. Fire Thunder took the controversial move of standing and winning the election to be Tribal Leader, making her the first woman to do so.  She also opened a Women’s Clinic so that all members of her tribe and the state had access to domestic violence and family planning services.

Watch the trailer here!  http://younglakota.com/

 

Many more events to come!  Check back soon!

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