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October 2019

Critical Drag Residency: Crafting Your Drag

October 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rees Jones Hall 111, 2901 W. Lowden Street
Fort Worth, TX 76129 United States
Free

Are you interested in performing in the spring 2020 Spectrum Drag Show? Do you want to learn more about how to craft your drag character? Do your makeup? Pick the right wig? Walk in heels? Pad those hips? Sync those lips? Read like a pro? Join two PROFESSORS of Drag: Dr. Kareem Khubchandani aka LaWhore Vagistan and Dr. Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes aka Lola Von Miramar, as well as other drag experts, who will answer any question you might have about…

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Tig Notaro

October 18 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
BLUU Ballroom, 2901 Stadium Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76129 United States

Join WGST and The END for a night of comedy with the iconic and hilarious comedian Tig Notaro. Notaro’s 2016 stand-up special, “Boyish Girl Interrupted,” was nominated for both a Grammy and an Emmy. She has a cult following among queer and feminist comedy lovers and is known for her frank, sometimes dark, comedic take on her own life story.

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Critical Drag Residency: Keynote Address at GRO Symposium

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Texas Christian University, 2800 S. University Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76129 United States
Free

Drag is an art form with a rich history of challenging dominant norms of gender, race, and sexuality; resisting systems of power and privilege; and teaching young people/children about the beauty and value of gender diversity. Drag also has a troubling history of participating in racist and sexist discourse in ways that require critical attention and resistance. Critical Drag explores drag performance as an outlet for social critique, transnational gender justice, and queer pedagogy. Join us for the keynote of…

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WGST 25th Anniversary Director Roundtable

October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Kelly Center, 2820 Stadium Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76129

How has Women & Gender Studies impacted your life and the culture of TCU? For 25 years, Women & Gender Studies has been a leader in interdisciplinary, intersectional education at TCU, advancing the cause of gender justice, collaborating with partners across Fort Worth, and building a feminist community on campus. Join us for a conversation about the department’s history, impact, and vision for the future, featuring founders and former directors: Dr. Priscilla Tate, Dr. Claudia Camp, Dean Karen Steele, Dr.…

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November 2019

TEA Fund Advocacy Day

November 2
Texas Christian University, 2800 S. University Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76129 United States

The Texas Equal Access Fund provides financial assistance to people who need help paying for an abortion in northern Texas. They believe abortion should be safe, legal, and accessible to all who need it; they work to end abortion stigma; and they advocate for policies that expand abortion access. Join us for a day-long workshop that will prepare participants to advocate to local representatives about the need for abortion access in our communities, followed by in-person advocacy with local representatives…

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Resisting Carceral Feminism & the Prison Industrial Complex: A Panel Discussion

November 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Moudy South 320, 2805 S. University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76129 United States

In what ways are feminists responsible for imagining and working toward a world without detention and incarceration? How can we make sense of prison abolition discourse in relation to the epidemic of sexual violence that we fight to end? Join us for a conversation with Dr. Sabina Vaught (University of Oklahoma) and Damien Sojoyner (UC Irvine) who will pose and explore critical questions about race, gender, violence, incarceration and power.

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December 2019

The Women’s Center Monologues: Celebrating 40 Years of the Tarrant County Women’s Center

December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Moudy Gallery, 2805 S University Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76129 United States
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