Today's Date: May 29, 2022
Diandra “Fu” Debrosse Zimmermann Becomes First Black Woman Ever Appointed to Lead a Multidistrict Litigation with   •   VeriSIM Life CEO Dr. Jo Varshney Shares Pioneering Approach to Business and Life with MSNBC Mika Brzezinski's Know Your Value Pl   •   Infinitely Expand Your Home Automation System With Ezlo’s New Smart Home Bundle.   •   Blast Motion, Inc. Signs Haley Cruse and Paige Halstead to New Team of Softball Ambassadors; Will Lead Movement to Empower Femal   •   Checkmarx' Ana Lucia Amaral Honored as a CRN 2022 Woman of the Channel   •   RNR Tire Express Surprises Tampa-Area Woman with New Car in Mother's Day Giveaway   •   Estudio DC con Gerson Borrero Wins Four Telly Awards   •   Mrs. Flowers Takes the Helm at Comfort Home Care, Rockville, MD   •   Adtalem’s Medical Schools Graduate More Than 750 Medical School Students1 at 2022 Commencement Ceremonies   •   Equitable Bank Releases Inaugural ESG Performance Report   •   Five Bluum Standouts Honored on CRN 2022 Women of the Channel List   •   The Sun Bus and Epiphany Dermatology: Offering FREE Skin Cancer Screenings and Education Throughout the Midwest   •   NCCI Golf Event Generates $25,000 for Kids' Chance of America Scholarships   •   Tracey Hayes from MicroAge Named on CRN's 2022 Women of the Channel Power 70 Solution Providers List   •   Novel Assay for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer From Mercy BioAnalytics Significantly Outperforms CA125 in New Research Presen   •   Six Flags St. Louis Kicks Off Summer Season with the New CATWOMAN Whip and Adventure Cove   •   Four recipients of the 2022 Awards of Excellence in Nursing announced from Indigenous Services Canada   •   Closing the Health Disparity Gap for Black Women   •   Global Surrogacy Services Announces Outreach to Potential Gestational Surrogates in Three Southwestern States   •   Respawn and Lucasfilm Games Unveil Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, the Next Epic Chapter in the Acclaimed Action-Adventure Series
Bookmark and Share

Activist Looks Beyond Identity And Sexuality

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Bucknell University Office of LGBT Awareness will host the talk, "Beyond Binaries: Identity and Sexuality: An Evening with Robyn Ochs," on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. in Rooke Chemistry Auditorium (Room 116) at Bucknell University.

Ochs is a bisexual and LGBT rights activist who helped found the Boston Bisexual Network in 1983 and the Bisexual Resource Center in 1985. Along-time activist, professional speaker and workshop leader, she is the editor of the new, 42-country anthology,Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World; and the quarterly newsletter, Bi Women.
 

In her interactive program, Ochs will address several concerns, including, "How do we assign labels to our complicated and unique experiences? What is the relationship between experience and identity, between self-identity and the way we are 'read' by others? How does our geographic and cultural location affect our experiences of identity?"

She has taught courses on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgenderhistory and politics in the United States, and has spoken at hundreds of colleges, universities and conferences in the United States and beyond. She is the recipient of numerous awards, most recently the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Susan J. Hyde Activism Awardand the Harvard Gay and Lesbian Caucus Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ochs' writings have been published in numerous bisexual, women's studies, multicultural and GLBT anthologies, including: Bi Any Other Name: Bisexuals Speak Out ( Kaahumanu and Hutchins, eds.); Closer to Home: Bisexuality and Feminism(Weise, ed.); Homophobia: How We All Pay the Price (Blumenfeld, ed.); Women: Images and Realities: A Multicultural Anthology(Kesselman, McNair, and Schniedewind, eds.); Lesbian Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia (Zimmerman, ed.), Readings for Diversity and Social Justice (ed. Adams, et al.) and Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World(editions in Chinese and Spanish are forthcoming).

She has appeared on a number of talk shows, including "Donohue,""Rolanda,""Maury Povich,""Women Aloud,""Real Personal,""Hour Magazine" and the "Shirley Show"(Canada); and inSeventeen and Newsweek magazines.

The talk, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by the University Lectureship Committee, the Offices of the Provost and FLAG&BT, the Women's Resource Center, the Center for the Student of Race, Ethnicity and Gender, and the Departments of Psychology, Sociology/Anthropology, and Women's and Gender Studies.

           


STORY TAGS: GENERAL, BLACK NEWS, AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWS, LATINO NEWS, HISPANIC NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, CIVIL RIGHTS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, DIVERSITY, RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News