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Student organizers and the Institute work year-round on the many moving pieces that go into making MBLGTACC a reality. To keep you up to date on the most recent announcements, check out the latest news below, get our RSS feed, and subscribe to our emails.

Poet and author Saeed Jones to deliver Sunday keynote at MBLGTACC 2020

November 8th, 2019 | MBLGTACC 2020 Campus Planning Team

We're thrilled to announce that Saeed Jones will deliver at keynote at MBLGTACC 2020 when it is held in Kalamazoo early next year. He will speak on Sunday, February 16.

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Kat Blaque—YouTuber and popular media contributor—joins MBLGTACC 2020 lineup

October 27th, 2019 | MBLGTACC 2020 Campus Planning Team

Our hearts are warmed to welcome Kate Blaque as a keynote speaker at MBLGTACC 2020 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Blaque is an animator, illustrator, and YouTuber from southern California who uses her platforms to speak about the topics she’s passionate about as well as spread information, and cultivate conversations that encourage education across intersections. Her keynote will take place on Saturday, February 15.

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Samantha Irby to deliver keynote at MBLGTACC 2020 in Kalamazoo

October 22nd, 2019 | MBLGTACC 2020 Campus Planning Team

We're thrilled to announce that Sam Irby—author of the blog bitches gotta eat and the upcoming book Wow, No Thank You— will deliver a keynote at MBLGTACC 2020, when the conference is held in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She will speak to conference attendees on Friday, February 14, 2020.

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Workshop proposals are now OPEN for MBLGTACC 2020!

October 18th, 2019 | MBLGTACC 2020 Campus Planning Team

Since the early 1990s, the bread and butter of MBLGTACC's programming has been its majority student-led workshop sessions. They bring together students from across the Midwest to learn and grow through the knowledge and experiences of their peers and mentors. They're tuned into what's happening around the region, nation, and world. They've become a DIY laboratory for theory and practice, and a forum for ideas new and old. We're delighted to announce that workshop proposals are now open for the...

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Register now for MBLGTACC 2020 at Western Michigan University!

September 1st, 2019 | MBLGTACC 2020 Campus Planning Team

Join us in Kalamazoo! Today, we're excited to open early registration for the 28th annual Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC). MBLGTACC is America's largest and oldest continuously-running conference for queer and trans+ college students.

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We're going to Kalamazoo! Western Mich. to host MBLGTACC in 2020

February 19th, 2019 | MBLGTACC 2020 Campus Planning Team, Nick Pfost

Students from Western Michigan University will host the 28th annual Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC) from February 14-16, 2020 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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MBLGTACC 2019 is here! It’s time to check in.

February 15th, 2019 | MBLGTACC 2019 Campus Planning Team

We're so excited to welcome you to MBLGTACC 2019 in Wichita! When you arrive at the Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, the first thing you'll need to do is check in and pick up your name badge(s) and conference materials. Here's how.

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Welcoming our many communities to MBLGTACC 2019

February 15th, 2019 | Roze R.B. Brooks

These community welcomes serve as acknowledgements of our vast community to ensure we are centering subcommunities less visible or afforded less agency in the mainstream efforts for queer and trans liberation, bodily and sexual autonomy, and gender justice.

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Take the LGBTQ+ College Experience Survey! MBLGTACC partners with National Study of LGBTQ Student Success

February 12th, 2019 | Nick Pfost

MBLGTACC and the Midwest Institute for Sexuality and Gender Diversity are excited to partner with the National Study of LGBTQ Student Success as researchers embark on a new project, the 2019 LGBTQ+ College Experiences Survey. Take the survey today to contribute to a further understanding of ways that LGBTQ+ students experience college and how their institutions can best support them.

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5 things you need to know before coming to MBLGTACC

February 11th, 2019 | MBLGTACC 2019 Campus Planning Team

Coming to MBLGTACC in Wichita? Attending a bustling conference in a new city can be a lot to handle, even for the experienced among us. To be sure you’re prepared for our 27th annual gathering, "Beyond the Rainbow and to the Stars," we’ve assembled a list of the top five things you’ll need to know.

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