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February 16, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: Student Center Hilberry D | Map
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

Join us for an open dialogue about Masculine of Center lesbians of color and how gender impacts our experience, wellbeing, and relationships. We will have a panel of MoC lesbians who participated in the documentary WoMan to discuss the documentary and engage the audience in a dialogue about the gender binary and the challenges it creates. Speaker Bio: Sharron is a native Detroiter and graduate of Detroit Public Schools. She attended Wayne State University’s school of social work and has been involved in the community for over 20 years. She has gained a theoretical care, as well as practical competency in case management. Sharron has worked with marginalized populations including LGBTQ, children with special needs and people of color in her professional life as well as through community service work and activism. Sharron is currently involved in many projects within the community. She is the Access Coordinator at WC SAFE where she works closely with marginalized populations who have experienced sexual assault and trauma. She is the Supreme President of Alpha Psi Kappa fraternity, Incorporated and sits on the Board of Directors for the Ruth Ellis. Sharron is also a member of the Detroit Police Department Chief’s LGBT Advisory Board and volunteers with the Detroit Police Department’s SVU to advocate for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse. In addition to these projects she occasionally writes for blogs and newspapers throughout metro Detroit, hosts a Podcast called The Cat’s Meow and is the creator and director for the documentary WoMan.

For more information about this event, please contact LGBT Student Advisory Board at 3135771010 or ft9709@wayne.edu.