The Gender and Sexuality Knowledge Community provides numerous ways for NASPA members to get involved.
If you want to quickly communicate with other members, jump right into the conversation by following us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. Also, be sure to subscribe to our ListServ. These platforms are a great way to see opportunities for involvment including writing for our newsletter, serving on selection committes, and submit research articles!
For a more in depth involvement, check out the following opportunities for involvement:
Gender and Sexuality KC Blog SeriesMembers of the Gender and Sexuality KC are encouraged to contribute to the knowledge of the KC by submitting posts for our blog. Those interested in submitting posts can find out more information about guidelines as well as input their submissions through our online form.
Queer People of ColorConnexsions Advisory Board: The goal of this QPOC Connexions Advisory Board is to solicit participation from other identity based Knowledge Communities with the focus of furthering visibility, dissemination of knowledge, and implementing engagement of QPOC related topics beyond the annual conference. Acknowledgement of the intersections of identity remains an important and a priority for us as core members.
QPOC ListServ: We aim to utilize this avenue to connect as a community and provide support from afar. If you are interested in being part of this listserv, please sign up here.
QPOC Facebook Group: A Facebook group also exists for QPOC student affairs professionals and if you are not part of this already, look us up and ask to join!
The Family Project Mentoring OpportunityThe mission of the NASPA Gender and Sexuality KC Mentoring Program is to serve the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer, and Ally (LGBTQA) community by building productive professional relationships in higher education, student affairs, and community involvement.
The Family Project is now accepting applications here! For anyone interested in supporting this initiative and serving on The Family Project committee should contact Winnifred Paul or John Hernandez.
Write for the Research White PaperEvery Spring, Summer, and Fall the GLBT KC publishes a Research White Paper wherein articles written and submitted by members of the GLBT KC are published for general readership. If you are interested in submitting writing to the White Paper, please contact our co-core members for Research and Scholarship, Sean Smallwood or Khristian Kemp-DeLisser.
Region InvolvementMembers are encouraged to reach out to their individual Region Representatives (find yours on our leadership roster) to inquire about ways to get involved regionally with the GLBT KC.