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Martha Rampton
When Dr. Martha Rampton arrived on Pacific’s campus as a history professor in 1994, female professors still were sometimes treated like secretaries, being asked, for example, to fetch coffee for their male colleagues.A year later, Pacific had its first Feminist Studies program.
Ryan Kimberly
Students at Pacific can draw upon a rich network of support for issues ranging from sexual harassment to a dead car battery.
Chalk Art Message of Center for Gender Equity
The center's mission continues, with the addition of interpersonal violence advocacy and prevention work previously provided by Campus Wellness.
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The Queer Prom, scheduled for May 3, had been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. Organizers plan to reschedule for the fall.
Tessa Nelson '19
Pacific senior Tessa Nelson '19 is the 2018-19 recipient of the LGBTQ+ Coral Scholarship.
Rainbow watercolor
Optimizing Care Across the Gender Spectrum, a one-day workshop on Saturday, April 6, provides tools for speech-language pathologists and educators.  
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Dr. Jaime Schultz will give the talk at 7 p.m. in the Marsh Hall Taylor Auditorium on the Forest Grove Campus.
The Pacific University Center for Gender Equity presents the Conference on Masculinities & Gender: Research, Practice, and Community Activism to Promote Social Change, March 15-16, 2019, with keynote speaker CJ Pascoe.
Scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center, the multimedia drag experience confronts white supremacy and the confusion of "mixed" identities, particularly sexually and racially. Tickets are $10 at the door and free for Pacific students with ID.
The Pacific University Center for Gender Equity and the American Association of University Women invite girls ages 12 through 15 to a one-day workshop on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, to discuss diverse issues important to girls’ future and a well-rounded education.

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