News with tag: Justin Drwencke

Brooks, Drwencke welcome MBLGTACC attendees to Kalamazoo

February 14th, 2020 | Nick Pfost

Institute leadership Justin Drwencke and R.B. Brooks welcomed students and community members to the 28th annual MBLGTACC this weekend in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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An updated name for the nation’s largest conference for queer and trans+ college students

October 1st, 2018 | Nick Pfost

LANSING, MI—Today, the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference, America’s largest and oldest conference for queer and trans+ college students, is changing its name and taking an important next step in intentionally recognizing and centering the needs of asexual students in our collective work.

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Drwencke, Brooks welcome MBLGTACC attendees in Omaha

February 17th, 2018 | Nick Pfost

This weekend, Justin Drwencke, the Institute's executive director, and R.B. Brooks, director of operations, welcomed students and community members from across the Midwest to Omaha for the twenty-sixth annual MBLGTACC. Below is a transcript of their remarks. JD: Hello! My name is Justin, they/them pronouns, executive director of the Midwest Institute for Sexuality and Gender Diversity. This is my 8th year at MBLGTACC. RB: Heyhihello! I’m RB, they/them, director of operations for the...

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Drwencke, Brooks introduce the Institute at MBLGTACC 2017

February 20th, 2017 | Nick Pfost

Justin Drwencke and R.B. Brooks introduced the Institute to students and community members attending MBLGTACC this past weekend in Chicago. Below is a transcript of their remarks. Hey hi hello, my name is R.B. They/them. I am the Chief Operations Officer of the Institute. This is my sixth MBLGTACC. I've been attending since 2012 in Ames, Iowa. I also had the privilege of being co-chair of mblgtacc 2014 hosted in Kansas City MO. I’m Justin, he/him/they/them, and I am the Chief Executive...

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