Dear All,


Happy Spring Fling week! You may notice that this week is top heavy in terms of events. Design with a purpose! Make sure you block out some time in the next few days for great programs like the QPOC/J-BaGeL seder. And then have a wonderful weekend. Don’t do anything Kyle wouldn’t do.


Your Lambda Board,

Dennie Zastrow, Chair

Baylee Feore, Vice Chair of Political Affairs

Kyle Lutkewitte, Vice Chair of Internal Affairs

Tyler Ernst, Vice Chair of Finance and Development

Paul Richards, Vice Chair of Communications



Calendar of Events



QSA Questioning Event
Date: 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month
Time: 8:00 pm
QSA will be hosting a questioning event every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month for people who are either in the closet or who have any questions about sexuality. If you know anyone who'd benefit from this service, please pass on this information. Location will be sent out to emails anonymously. Please e-mail:



QSA Office Hours
Date/Time: Mondays from 10 – 10:50 a.m.
Come hang out with QSA Board members to chat and eat some snacks :)



Pride Games Debrief/Panel Showing

Date: Monday, April 13

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: LGBT Center
Last PATH meeting of the semester. Come talk about our amazing semester and what we want to do in the future. Help plan our study break during reading days. DELICIOUS SNACKS will be provided.



QPOC/J-BaGeL Seder
Date: Tuesday, April 14
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Harrison College House Rooftop Lounge
Join J-BaGeL and Queer People of Color (QPOC) for a multicultural celebration of Passover! The event will combine an abbreviated "freedom" Seder with authentic Ethiopian food. This is a capped event, and spots will go quickly! All are welcomed! Interested parties should RSVP to Terrence Green, Due to the religious nature of this event, punctuality is a must.



QCF Dinner
Date: Tuesday, April 14
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: The Christian Association (118 S. 37th Street, Behind Pottruck)
Father Jim Littrell of St. Mary's will be joining us for discussion about the recent progress in gay marriage and how the religious opposition affects the LGBT community. As always, a delectable dinner will be provided. Please RSVP to



Delaware Valley Legacy Fund Panel and Mixer

Date: Tuesday, April 14

Time: 5 – 8 p.m.

Location: Horace Trumbauer Mansion (22nd and Walnut Street)
Please join the Wharton Alliance and the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) for a panel and mixer. DVLF is a non-profit LGBT organization the promotes LGBT issues and supports LGBT-related charities. The panel includes prestigious members of the LGBT community. Here is a list of the panelists for the event:

• Professor Louis Thomas, Wharton economist and chair of DVLF’s advisory council
• Lynn Zeitlin, esq., executive director of the LGBT legal advocacy nonprofit Equality Advocates PA and former private practice attorney
• Heshie Zinman, DVLF board member and co-founder of AIDS Library
• The Honorable Daniel Anders, judge in Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and former private-practice attorney at Pepper Hamilton with substantial pro bono career


The panel will primarily focus on the LGBT non-profit sector, but attendees are free to steer the discussion of the panel in whatever direction they want. There will be a social mixer afterwards. If you are interested in LGBT issues, networking with important members of the LGBT community in Philadelphia, or want to have a good time come to this event!


The panel is from 5 – 6 and the mixer is from 6 – 8.



QSA Squirrel Painting

Date: Wednesday, April 15

Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Location: Hill Studio
Join us to finish painting Sparkles the Squirrel, who will soon join his friends on Locust Walk to advertise for QSA! The Hill Studio is in the basement of Hill. No artistic talent required!



Wharton Alliance presents: Law Presentation with Evan Jacobs, Attorney with Skadden Arps

Date: Wednesday, April 15

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: Huntsman Hall
The Wharton Alliance is proud to present a presentation and Q&A session with attorney Evan Jacobs of Skadden Arps, one of the world's leading financial law firms. He will be coming to Penn to talk about the law industry in today's economics situation and how it pertains to both current LGBT law students and LGBT undergraduates thinking about a career in law.

Food and drinks will be provided by Jimmy John's



QPOC at Celebration of Cultures
Date: Thursday, April 16
Time: 12 – 4 p.m.

Location: Locust Walk
Come out to support us and help out on locust walk during UMC's Celebration of Cultures.  This year, QPOC will be serving up rainbow cake!  Also, we'll be giving out handkerchiefs to teach people about gay hanky codes, a way gays used to signal sexual preference in the 70's.  Mad fun.

We'll be on Locust walk from Noon - 4 on Thursday 4/16, and if you want to help us with tabling we would love to have you!  Specifically, some help for 12 - 1:30 would be stellar



Wharton Alliance: Chris McCarthy, senior vice president MTV

Date: Monday, April 20

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: JMHH 350
Please join us (for our belated QPenn event) in hearing a successful LGBT business person who will speak on his career at MTV and his involvement in the media and entertainment industry. Food will be provided.



See Helen Zia at Bryn Mawr

Date: Wednesday, April 22

Time: 6:49 p.m.

Location: 30th Street Station (to Bryn Mawr)

The Asian Pacific Student Coalition is organizing a GROUP TRIP to see HELEN ZIA at Bryn Mawr College on Wednesday, April 22nd! She is a nationally renowned gay rights and Asian American civil rights activist, award-winning journalist, and feminist.

She will be talking about "Crossing Boundaries in a "Minority" Majority America and Other Diversity Challenges", followed by a reception and book signing.

We will meet at 30th Street Station and travel as a group. We will take the 6:49 PM R5 Regional Rail line and arrive at Bryn Mawr at 7:09 PM, just in time for the talk to begin. It should end by 9:30 PM. Train tickets are $4.25 each way.

Feel free to invite anyone and everyone, as the event is open to the public!

For more information about a possible transportation subsidy, please contact Dr. June Chu, Director of PAACH, at

***Please RSVP to the Facebook group to receive more updates closer to the date:



What else is new?



Volunteer for Foyer of Philadelphia

Foyer of Philadelphia ( is a new non-profit initiative seeking to provide transitional housing for LGBTQ youth who are homeless and/or aging out of foster care. Two youth have expressed an interest in studying for their SATs and are willing to commit two hours a week once a week to a tutoring session. If you are interested, please email Noel Ramirez at