Programming | Center for Gender Equity


  • First Annual “LGBTQ Week
  • First Annual “International Women’s Day Celebration”
  • “Love Your Body Week”
  • Slam Poetry – Andrea Gibson (with ACE Board)
  • 4 Brown Bag Lunch Panel Discussions – Forest Grove Campus
  • Presentation: “Video Games and Body Image” (Civic Engagement Project)
  • Presentation: “Media and Gender Roles” (Civic Engagement Project)
  • Speaker: “Ecofeminism” (Civic Engagement Project)
  • Women’s History Month – The Motion Picture (special thanks to the library)
  • AIDS Quilt and Program: “An Evening of Remembrance” (with the library)
  • Play:  Vagina Monologues (with Applied Theatre Program)
  • Speaker: “Fifty Shades of Kink”
  • Student Radio Program:  BoXXXer Talk
  • Dance Performance:  Voices of Africa (Cultural Coalition of Wa. County & Elliott Grants)
  • Film: The Hunting Ground (thanks to Mark Ankeny)
  • Film: The Wind in Her Hair by Jennifer Hardacker
  • Speakers: “Sex Trade Survivors in Recovery” (with AAUW)
  • Publicity: “A Nun on the Bus-Sister Simone Campbell” by Center for Peace and Spirituality
  • Publicity for Speaker: Sarah Tyson: “Mass incarceration and femininity” by Philosophy Club
  • Co-Sponsor Film: Brian Lindstrom’s “Mothering Inside” by Media Arts
  • Hillsboro Campus: Brown Bag Panel Discussions:  “Sex Trafficking and Mental Health,” “How to Talk to Your Clients about Sex,” “BDSM and Health Practitioners”


  • Full-day Conference for Boys:  “It’s A Guy Thing”
  • Full-day Conference for Girls: “Girls Today” (with AAUW)
  • Latina Custodial Workers – Zumba Lessons (thanks to Doug Martin)
  • Adelante Mujeres Bridge Program (with Spanish Department & Adelante Mujeres)
  • Forest Grove Women’s Monthly Lunch
  • Lunch with Saudi Women (with English Language Institute)
  • Men’s Discussion Group
  • Community Discussion: “All Our Kids” (with Children’s Opportunity Fund Initiative of Washington County & McCall Center for Policy Innovation)

Research and Education

  • Young Feminists
  • STEM Awards for Local High School Girls (with AAUW)
  • Development of India Initiatives – Community Service Center in India (Elliott Grant)
  • Workshop:  Poetry Reading with Andrea Gibson
  • Provided training for all Trimet employees on gender in the workplace
  • Sent Two Students to the Feminist Majority Conference in DC (thanks to Student Senate)
  • Sent Student to “Continuums of Service Conference” (thanks to Civic Engagement Grant)
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies Minor:  9 minors.  7 New Courses.   245 Students.  26 Faculty.
  • NEW: Prize for Senior Project that Best Addresses Issues of Gender and Sexuality


  • Take Back the Night March Against Sexual Violence
  • Pay Equity Day – Forest Grove and Hillsboro Campuses
  • Pride Parade (with School of Professional Psychology)
  • Work with TransActive
  • First Annual “Step in Her Shoes” Event


Dr. Semahagn Gashu Abebe will speak on "The Changes and Challenges of Democratic Transition in sub-Saharan Africa."

Jacqueline Keeler

Jacqueline Keeler to present “How Native American Sports Mascots Disappear Native People” on Thursday, Feb. 28

Film Screenshot

Several Pacific students had films selected for viewing at film festivals last fall.