Equity Speaker Series
The LGBTQ+ Faculty and Staff Caucus and ALLIES Student Group have events coming up
Thursday in honor of National Coming Out Day. This event is part of the Equity Speakers'
The event will take place in L-109
- 5:30: mixer/reception for the campus with food and beverages.
- 6:00: LGBTQ+ Faculty and Staff who choose to will share their coming out stories.
- 6:30: Guest speaker Deb Cuny will share her story
Deb Cuny is a Restorative Justice Coach in the Oakland public school system working
to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline. She is also an advisory member for the #BornPerfect
Campaign to End Conversion Therapy. As a conversion therapy and “ex-gay ministries”
survivor, Deb speaks out on behalf of the campaign appearing in national media outlets
such as Huffington Post, The Guardian, VICE, New York Magazine’s The Cut, and Mashable. After years of rejection from parts of the church, Deb has returned to her faith tradition
graduating with an MDiv. from the Graduate Theological Union.
7:00: Q & A
Prior to the reception, ALLIES and the LGBTQ+ Faculty/Staff Caucus will also be tabling in the outdoor quad
for visibility and to promote on and off campus resources for LGBTQ+ students and
We will table from 2-5.
In Response to Events in Charlottesville
Read a statement from our Chancellor Fred Wood.