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California State University, Monterey Bay's Women, Gender and Justice 2014 Month events are brought to you by CSUMB Pride Club, AS Cultural Enrichment Committee, Empower, HCOM, Hip-Hop Club, LGBT and Allied Advocates, MEChA de CSUMB, OC3, PGCC, RHA, and Theta Alpha Sigma.

March 3

R.A.M.P. It Up! | 12-2p | Main Quad

Kick off Rising Above Media Portrayals Week by joining campus clubs and organizations as they table to talk about how media portrays their identities!  For more information please contact Jessie Hutchinson (jhutchison@csumb.edu).

Men's Workshop: Men and Relationships | 3:30-5p | PGCC in Health and Wellness Services

A space for CSUMB men to talk about challenges, make health choices, and develop skills for healthy communication, relationships, and self-esteem.  Contact: Ignacio Pacheco (ipacheco@csumb.edu).

March 4

Women's Group | 4-5:15p | PGCC in Health and Wellness Services

The Personal Growth and Counseling Center offers you an ongoing weekly group that provides a safe and confidential environment to explore issues such as stress management, anxiety, depression, relationships, body image, bereavement, and other topics of your choice.  Also held on 3/11 and 3/25. Contact: Lynne White-Dixon (lwhitedixon@csumb.edu).

Tunnel of Oppression | 5-8p, Debrief 8-9p | Student Center East Lounge

Tunnel of Oppression is a program centered on the socialization of beauty and gender stereotypes. Student participants will actively engage in the tunnel by viewing a series of images, audios, and videos. The tunnel will foster awareness on reclaiming individual beauty and self-worth.  Contact: Jessie Hutchinson (jhutchinson@csumb.edu).

March 5

Miss Representation | 6-8p | Student Center West Lounge

RHA and AS presents a documentary about how women are not represented as women of power and influence in the media. After the showing, there will be a discussion about how women are affected by this. Contact: Jessie Hutchinson (jhutchinson@csumb.edu).

March 6

AS Movie: Crash | 12-2p | UC

This movie is about different stories that happened in Los Angeles, California that intertwine as they deal with tense racial issues in the city. The stories also highlight the vulnerability that comes with identifying as a specific gender as well as the power dynamic that exists between male and female identities. Contact Andrea Perez (ascultural@csumb.edu).

Take Back the Night | 7-9p | Student Center West Lounge

Take Back the Night is an international event that serves as a way for women to protest the age old fear of walking alone at night. We will begin in the Student Center (requested West Lounge) where there will be guest speakers and we will make posters. We will continue from there to circle the campus while chanting in protest. We will conclude the evening with a candlelight vigil for all those who have been vistims of sexual assault. Contact Chelsie Guldemond (cguldemond@csumb.edu).

March 7

A Taste of Honey | 9p-12a | UC

Honey Mahogany, a drag queen from RuPaul's Drag Race, will perform and participate in a Q & A about drag. There will also be dancing before her performance.  Contact Jessie Hutchinson (jhutchinson@csumb.edu). 

March 8

Open Expression | 6-8p | Student Center East Lounge

This Open Expression is a chance to come out and talk about how the media portrays your identity and how it affects your life. Contact: Jessie Hutchinson (jhutchinson@csumb.edu).

March 10

Men's Group | 3:30-5p | PGCC in Health and Wellness Services Building

A space for CSUMB men to talk about challenges, make health choices, and develop skills for healthy communication, relationships, and self-esteem.  Contact: Ignacio Pacheco (ipacheco@csumb.edu).

March 11

Law of the Land: What it legally means to be a member of the LGBTQQIAA community on the international scale | 6-8p | Student Center Room 120

An international look at the laws that effect the LGBTQQIAA community. Contact: LGBT and Allied Advocates (lgbtaadvocates@gmail.com).

March 12

Writers from the Edge: Aimee Suzara's "Souvenir" | 5-7p | UC Living Room

"Aimee Suzara will read from her first full-length poetry book, SOUVENIR. The poems in her collection reflect a Filipino-American woman’s encounters with narratives of her history – from the “living exhibits” of Filipinos in the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, to the migration of her family across seas and continents to the Wild West. The collection of poems considers what souvenirs are kept as histories are buried, found, and reinvented. The reading will be followed by a Q&A, meet and greet, and book signing. Contact: María Villaseñor (mvillasenor@csumb.edu). 

March 13 - March 15

Mending Monologues | 8-10p | BBC

 Doors open at 7:30pm. $7 for CSUMB students with ID; $10 for General Admission. Contact: Christopher Siders (csiders@csumb.edu). 

March 24

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Dark Girls: Rise, Women, Rise | 6-8p | Student Center West Lounge

This is a 2011 documentary that focuses on colorism based on skin tone among African Americans, a subject still considered taboo by many.  There will be a brief discussion after the film screening! Contact: Tiffany Williams (tiwilliams@csumb.edu).

March 25

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CJ Pascoe Talk | 6-7:30p | UC Ballroom

CJ Pascoe - Writer, Professor and Author of "Dude, you're a fag". Her award winning book documents the relationship between homophobic harassment, heterosexism and masculinity in high school. Pascoe's research has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Toronto Globe and Mail, American Sexuality Magazine and Inside Higher Ed. She has been honored by the American Educational Research Association and she is currently a professor at the University of Oregon. She teaches courses in sexuality, social psychology, deviance, gender and education. Free with Otter ID; $5 General Admission. Contact: Charity Hawkins (chawkins@csumb.edu).

March 26

Open Monologue | 6-8p | Student Center West Lounge

An open call, open mic, and monologue that is dedicated to Slut Walk week. This is to empower the women, men, and other identities who got sexually abuse or harrass, and telling and showing them that we support them. Contact: Trinidad Gonzalez (trgonzalez@csumb.edu). 

March 27

Slut Walk | 3-5p | BBC

This is the Slut Walk Week's main event. This event will help us empower the students and let their voices be use and heard to reclaim their bodies and their mind. This is to honor and support those who were sexually harrassed and letting them know that we are here to empower and support them. Contact: Erandy Frias (efrias@csumb.edu).

March 28

Safe Talk | 12-2p | OC3

Safe Talk will be a follow up event to Slut Walk held in the Otter Cross Cultural Center in the Student Center. This event will provide an opportunity for students to have a more comfortable and close capacity to express their feelings about the issues on rape and sexual assault. This will be a very personal, emotional, and confidential space respecting all survivors of the issue.  Contact: Yvette Sanchez (ysanchez@csumb.edu). 

Coming to Terms with Terms | 4-5p | Student Center Room 120

CSUMB Pride Club hosts a workshop in which students explore the ideas of gender identities and femininity within the LGBTQIA community. There will be an introduction to terminology followed by an open discussion about the connections between terminology, sexual identities and gender expression. Contact: Christine Moreno (chmoreno@csumb.edu).