Dear All,


Here’s hoping you all had a wonderful first full week of classes. Before all the hard work sets in, make sure you take advantage of the events going on in the LGBT community this week. In fact, kick off your week TODAY by dropping by the Center at 5:15 to help plan for everyone’s favorite time of the year, QPENN!! Hope to see you there, and thanks again to all of you who came out to the first Lambda meeting last Thursday.


Your Lambda Board,

Dennie Zastrow, Chair

Baylee Feore, Vice Chair of Political Affairs

Kyle Lutkewitte, Vice Chair of Finance and Development

Danielle Heitmann, Vice Chair of Internal Affairs,

Paul Richards, Vice Chair of Communications



Calendar of Events



QPenn General Body Meeting

Date: TODAY!! Monday, January 26

Time: 5:15 pm

Location: LGBT Center

Join the QPenn board for the first general body meeting of the semester. Come get involved with planning for the LGBT community’s biggest event of the year. Help out with publicity efforts or put your creative juices to work by working on the supplement. Whatever your interests, we want you to join us!



QPOC General Body Meeting

Date: Tuesday, January 27

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: LGBT Center

At QPOC’s first meeting of the semester, we will be looking at the racialized responses to the passing of Proposition 8 and their implications. 



QUEST General Body Meeting

Date: Tuesday, January 27

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Raisler Lounge, second floor of Towne Building.

Join QUEST for our first general body meeting with FREE naked chocolate! We will be discussing our plans for the upcoming semester and our exciting events that are currently being planned. Come meet the new QUEST board and mingle with fellow members. Collaborating with Nurses PUSH, we will be presenting round table discussions with students of health professions including topics of: admissions, specialties, and being an out professional. All are welcome to attend.



Wharton Alliance General Body Meeting
Date: Thursday, January 29
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: JMHH G92

Come to the first General Body Meeting of the spring semester! We will discuss opportunities for finance and consulting mock interviews as well as vote on previously proposed amendments. Also, we will discuss the application process for general board member positions to be appointed this semester. 



Date: Sunday, February 1
Time: 6:30pm
Location: LGBT Center

Come join PATH and GALA for the annual SUPERBOWL Party at the LGBT Center!  This is certainly not a party to miss. As with every year, the FAMOUS homemade chili (both Veggie and Meat) along with other goodies will be served!


QCF Dinner at the Newman Center
Date: Monday, February 2
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: The Newman Center, 3720 Chestnut Street (near Pottruck)
The Newman Center, a Catholic campus ministry, invites LGBT students for dinner and discussion about LGBT experiences in the church. Please RSVP to



PATH Planning Meeting: GET INVOLVED in the Visibility Campaign and Pride Games!

Date: Tuesday, February 3
Time: 8:00pm
Location: TBD

Come help plan the 1st EVER Penn STUDENT ATHLETE LGBTQ Visibility Campaign (help us think of a better name too!, lol)! We need you and your awesome ideas!  YUMMY YUMMY Snacks will be provided!  Those who are interested but cannot attended please email or 



All That Drag: QPenn 2009 Drag Show!!!

It's that time of year again, where gender bending is the name of the game. Take part in the Queer Student Alliance's annual charity Drag Show! We're calling for performers: queers, allies, dancers, athletes, scholars and Whartonites... it's time to show your wild side! Grab some friends, or fly solo. If you're interested or would like to receive more information, please contact Phil Shecter ( Show date is Friday, March 27th!