Dear All,


It’s the last full week of the semester, so go out with a bang by getting your final dosage of gay before you hit the books for finals. And don’t forget about Lambda’s last general body meeting of the semester, complete with FREE FOOD! The agenda is below:


1.  Committees

2.  Bid Update

3.  Constituent Group Outreach

4.  End of Year Report

5.  Mosaic:  The First Annual Intercultural Formal

6.  Advisory Council

7.  Retreat Recap

8.  Updates

9.  Open Forum/Next Semester



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 p.m.
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 :)



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.



ALLIES General Body Meeting
Date: Monday, April 20
Time: 8:30-9:30 p.m.

Place:  Huntsman Hall 240

During this meeting, we will be planning our last big event of the semester, Penn's Day of Silence, which will take place on Wednesday, April 22!  In addition, we will be discussing the implications of recent LGBT-related TV advertisements, especially NOW's distasteful and factually incorrect "Gathering Storm" ad. Also, pick up your FREE Day of Silence T-shirts on the walk Monday through Wednesday, from 11a.m.-2p.m.  We only have a limited number so get yours as soon as possible before we run out! 



QCF Dinner
Date: Tuesday, April 21
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



ALLIES Breaking the Silence Event
Date: Wednesday, April 22
Time: 6:00-7:00p.m.

Location: LGBT Center

Allies will be organizating Penn's Day of Silence on Wednesday, April 22.  We encourage all of you to remain silent for the day to show support for the LGBT community by bringing attention to anti-LGBT bullying and harrassment.  At 6 p.m. that evening, join us for a Breaking of the Silence Event at the LGBT Center featuring spoken-word and singing performances as well as snacks and refreshments!  We hope to see everyone there!

Also, pick up your FREE Day of Silence T-Shirts on the walk Monday through Wednesday, from 11a.m.-2p.m.  We only have a limited supply so get yours as soon as possible before we run out!



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:



Lambda Alliance General Body Meeting
Date: Thursday, April 23
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Location: LGBT Center
Join us for the last Lambda meeting of the semester. There will be FOOD! It will be delicious. We’ll talk about what we’ve done the past year and what we can look forward to in the fall. Come!



QSA Senior Farewell
Date: Sunday, April 26
Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: LGBT Center
QSA will host an evening of drinks and treats for graduating seniors. Invites will be sent out, so save 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