Pride Month at KU Medical Center
Biographical Posters of Faculty, Students & Staff
Learn about the background and careers of several LGBTQ+ faculty, students and staff, as well as their journey to KU Medical Center. Digital posters will be available daily via social media, or view the biographical posters online.
Jayhawk Coffee Break
Members of the Pride Month Committee, an extension of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Cabinet Programming Committee, share information about their current activities and events.
Queering the Air:
A Community Conversation on the Term 'Queer'
June 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Zoom Meeting ID: 969 9543 2132 I Password: 665793
Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://kumc.zoom.us/j/96995432132?pwd=a3NXU3ViTEFON0lpL25wTWdPYy9yQT09
Or join by phone: +1 929 436 2866 or +1 307 775 8592 US Toll
Join us for a community conversation that delves into the meaning of the term "queer." Our discussion will explore the term's evolution and diverse connotations, including its historical inception and modern role in social justice. We invite you to hear perspectives of LGBTQIA+ persons with "queer" identities, as well as dialogue in a safe space that promotes learning and understanding.
Keynote Speaker and Panel Discussion
Model, Actress, Author, Advocate and Activist Dominique Jackson is best known for her leading role on the FX television series Pose and the Starz television series American Gods. In 2014, Jackson released her autobiographical memoir The Transsexual from Tobago (Revised). Later that year, she starred in Carla Pridgen's Incongruence produced by Ivy Theatre. In 2016, she starred in Oxygen Network's GLAAD Award winning reality docu-series Strut, executive produced by Whoopi Goldberg and Tom Leonardis, and the short film T Times by Gabriel Torres. Jackson has served on the Community Health Program Board at the Montefiore South Bronx Healthcare Clinic for the last two years. Learn more about Dominique Jackson on the Pride Month Keynote Speaker flyer.