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Immigration Response Team Update: Court Blocks Travel Ban 3.0

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Yesterday federal judges in Maryland and Hawaii blocked the latest version of President Trump’s travel ban imposing permanent restrictions on travel to the United States from predominantly Muslim-majority countries. The ban was to go into effect today.

This is the third travel ban issued by executive order to be blocked by the courts.


Power & Privilege: Tiq Milan

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 4-6 pm, Northrop, Best Buy Theater

Tiq speaks and writes about intersectional leadership, transgender rights, and racial justice. He shares stories of his life and how his transgender experience has informed his views on masculinity, race and the gender binary. Tiq has been most inspired by his years mentoring LGBT youth at the Bronx Community Pride Center and the Hetrick Martin Institute in the New York City. 

This is the finall Fall 2017 Power & Privilege Series 


Andrea Jenkins Lecture & Reception

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Gender & Sexuality Center for Queer & Trans Life Presents: Andrea Jenkins Lecture & Reception. 

Wednesday, November 15, 6-9pm Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Andrea Jenkins is a Minneapolis-based playwright, curator, visual artist, poet, writer, spoken word artist, performer, trans activist & alum of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. 


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