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