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Trans* Compassion Week 2023

Monday, November 13 - Monday, November 20

This week recognizes anti-transgender violence and supports our trans* and gender-diverse students. Students, staff, faculty, and alumni are welcome to participate in a number of our events.

Calendar of Events for Trans* Compassion Week 2023 during November 13th - November 20th

  • Campus Day of Silence
  • LGBTQ+ Workshop on Trans* Joy and Self-Care
  • Soup
  • Tea in the RC
  • Queer Closet Dontation Collection
  • Crafts with Compassion
  • Vigil

Campus Day of Silence

Mon Nov 13 | All Day | Campus Wide

A solemn day to honor and remember the lives unjustly taken from the Trans* community.  Folx who are participating can pick up cards to share with others about why they are taking a vow of silence from the LGBTQ+ RC in AMU 140.

LGBTQ+ Workshop on Trans* Joy and Self-Care

Tues Nov 14 | 3 PM - 4 PM | Holthusen Hall, Room 207

Join the Counseling Center team for an insightful discussion on self-care and finding joy through folx gender exploration journeys.

Soup with Substance: Cultivating Care at Marquette through Trans* Compassion, Joy, and Remembranc

Wed Nov 15 | 12 PM - 1 PM | AMU 227

Sit with us for a brief presentation on the importance supporting our trans* students.  Followed by tabletop discussions on how we can all make Marquette a more inclusive place for the trans* community. Soup lunch included!

Tea in the RC with Dr. Czelatdko

Thurs Nov 16 | 1 PM - 3 PM | AMU 140 (LGBTQ+ RC)

Learn more about the Gender Affirming Voice Therapy program housed within the Speech Pathology and Audiology unit in a warm and welcoming setting!

Queer Closet Clothing Drive

Fri Nov 17 | 9 AM - 4 PM | AMU 140 (LGBTQ+ RC)

Help make a difference by donating to our Queer Closet.  The RC Team will be taking donations for daily, casualwear clothing items.

  • Clothing & Accessories Welcome:
      • Short Sleeve Shirts: XS – 3XL 
      • Casual Shirts and Button-Ups: XS – 3XL 
      • Sweaters or Quarter-Zips: XS – 3XL 
      • Jackets: XS – 3XL 
      • Skirts: XL – 3XL 
      • Pants: XS – 3XL or various numbered sizes 
      • Dresses: XS – 3XL 
      • Bags/Purses
      • Scarves
      • Gloves

Crafts with Compassion: Mug Decorating and More!

Saturday Nov 18 | 8 PM - 10 PM | Marquette Place

Join the Campus Activities Board (CAB), Marquette University Gender and Sexuality Alliance (MU GSA), and LGBTQ+ RC team for an evening of crafting on campus!

Campus Day of Silence

Mon Nov 20 | 5 PM - 6 PM | AMU 227

Our Trans* Day of Remembrance Vigil will take place in the Alumni Memorial Union, Room 227. During this time, we will discuss healing in the unity of our compassion. Program will include prayer, Examen, history, observance, and light refreshments.  All are welcome.