Robyn Ochs to speak at Big Gay Picnic

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Multicultural Center, Hardge Forum 74 Lower College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA

Robyn Ochs to speak at Big Gay Picnic

The official opening event for the year's LGBTQ Center activities will feature guest speaker, Robyn Ochs (www.robynochs.com), an American bisexual and LGBT rights activist. 

Ochs is a speaker, award-winning activist, and the editor of the 42-country anthology, Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World and the Bi Women newsletter. Her writings have been published in numerous bi, women's studies, multicultural, and LGBQ anthologies, and she has taught courses on LGBT history and politics. 

An advocate for the rights of people of ALL orientations and genders to live safely, openly and with full legal equality, Robyn’s work focuses on increasing awareness and understanding of complex identities, and mobilizing people to be powerful allies to one another within and across identities and social movements. She is a graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Please come join us for free food, social networking, and getting to know people here at URI.

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Party/Social, Special Event

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Center

Contact Person

Annie Russell

Contact Email

annierussell@mail.uri.edu

Contact Phone

(401)874-2894

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