OUTstanding 2015 Schedule

This year’s schedule is up! For more information on workshops listed here, please reference our workshop page.

8:00-9:00 am: Registration

9:00-9:15 am: Welcome  

9:30-10:20 am: Workshop Session 1

  • Alexander Khaddouma & Shane Bierma “First Comes Love, Then Comes…Whatever: Skills for building and sustaining happy, romantic relationships” (301A)
  • Jennifer Moralejo &  Sherrie Bruner “Systemic Barriers to Equality for Same Sex Individuals and the Role of Allies in Breaking Down Barriers” (301B)
  • Allison Heming “The Intersection of Identity and Privilege” (301C)

10:30-11:20 am: Workshop Session 2

  • Scott Gillenwaters “Does the Bible Really Say Anything About Homosexuality?” (301A)
  • Robin Lovett “Unapologetically Bisexual: Loving Yourself in a Biphobic World” (301B)
  • Brittany Smith, Erin Bennett, Brittany Wright, & Alissa Reeves  “Out in the Workplace: Career Panel” (301C)

11:30-12:30 pm: Lunch 

(Checkin will officially close at 12:30, when the final workshop begins. No new attendees will be admitted after this point.)

12:30-1:20pm: Workshop Session 3

  • Shane Bierma & Leticia Flores “On Another Planet: Comparing LGBTQ+ Services at UT with the Greater Knoxville Community” (301A)
  • Jennifer Moralejo & Evan Burns “Transgender Individuals and their Families: The Experience of Ambiguous Grief” (301B)
  • David Payne “LGBT Equality in the Workplace” (301C)

1:30-2:30 pm: Moderated Discussion with Janet Mock 

2:30-3:30 pm: Book signing*

*Only attendees who bring or purchase a copy of Redefining Realness will be able to participate in this segment of the conference.


About outstandingutk

OUTstanding: A Seminar Exploring LGBTIQ Diversity is an annual, public and free seminar for all identities and backgrounds including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ) and ally-identified college students and community members. We are committed to providing a space for the celebration of LGBTIQ and multicultural visibility, intersectionality, and coalition building around diversity issues on our campus and community as well as campuses and communities nationwide.
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