PUT THIS ON THE {MAP} Screening with Q&A

May 23rd, 6pm, Pigott Auditorium, Seattle University

PUT THIS ON THE {MAP} Screening with Q&A
Reteaching Gender and Sexuality

Join us on Monday, May 23rd at 6pm in Pigott Auditorium for a presentation of the documentary PUT THIS ON THE {MAP}, followed by Q&A session with the film’s subjects and filmmakers. PUT THIS ON THE{MAP} was awarded best local film in the Seattle Gay and Lesbian Film festival in 2010 and is also an official selection for the San Francisco and London LGBT film festivals.

Research indicates that queer and transgender young people are more than four times as likely to have attempted suicide in the past year than their peers, as well as face an increased risk of harassment at school, drug and alcohol use, and of being the victims of physical violence. Queer and transgender youth are also over-represented in the juvenile justice system and in systems of state care, where policies and practices often don’t meet the most basic safeguards. Educators, health providers, service organizations, and state agencies often lack confidence and competency to help or to address structural issues related to gender and sexuality.

This event is free, open to the public, and wheelchair accessible.  Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Triangle Club, and Seattle University Counselors for Social Justice. Contact Erin Getchman with questions: getchman@seattleu.edu

RSVP @ http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=221334167877399&pending#!/event.php?eid=221334167877399

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