Good Morning and Happy First (Full) Week of School!


Welcome back to all of you upperclassmen, and to the freshmen newly on this listserve, welcome to Penn! We are holding our first GBM this Tuesday at 9pm at the LGBT Center, complete with food and introductions to each of our constituent groups: A great way to start the year!


We hope to see you there and if you have any questions or comments, please let us know!


Your Lambda Alliance Exec Board,

Tyler Ernst

Corinne Rich

Justin Warner

Jason Goodman

Julia Moon


NOTE: Constituent group leaders, please plan to give a 2-3 minute introduction to your group during our GBM.



Calendar for This Week!


Tuesday: QPOC- "Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom"

Wharton Alliance- LGBT Recruiting

Lambda Alliance 1st GBM

Wednesday: Nurses PUSH lecture series- , "Straight Talk about Gay Issues in Healthcare"

Thursday: J-BAGEL and Lox

Wharton Alliance- The Real World: The Power of Being LGBT





"Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom"

Tuesday, September 14


LGBT Center

QPOC will screen "Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom" this Tuesday at 7pm in the LGBT Center. Light refreshments will be provided!



LGBT Recruiting

Tuesday, September 14

8-10pm, 9:30-10:30pm

La Terrasse, Pod
Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Oliver Wyman will be hosting LGBT-specific recruiting sessions on campus this Tuesday at 8-10pm and 9:30-10:30pm, respectively. BCG's event will be held at La Terrasse (on Sansom across from the semi-destroyed Law School) and feature yummy free food. Oliver Wyman's will be at the infamous Pod (behind the Inn at Penn) and feature, similarly, yummy free food (only this time Asian-themed). If you're interested, see our Facebook events and follow the directions.!/event.php?eid=145819865455985&ref=ts!/event.php?eid=152514404778080&ref=ts


Lambda Alliance GBM

Tuesday, September 14


LGBT Center (Upstairs in the library)



"Straight Talk about Gay Issues in Healthcare,"

Wednesday, September 15


Fagin Hall, Room 216
Nurses PUSH is happy to announce the start of a lecture series for the 2010 fall semester! For those who do not know, Nurses PUSH, Nurses at Penn Understanding Sexuality in Healthcare, is Penn's first nursing student organization dedicated to understanding LGBTQ health concerns from a nursing perspective and addressing barriers preventing culturally competent care for LGBTQ patients. The first lecture of the semester, "Straight Talk about Gay Issues in Healthcare," will be given by Dr. Benoit Dubé this upcoming Wednesday, September 15 from 12pm to 1pm in room
216 of Fagin Hall. Dr. Dubé is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and describes his talk as "everything you need to know about sexual orientation and its impact on delivery of care." This lecture is open to all and lunches are welcome! We hope to see you all there!



J-BAGEL’s and Lox

Thursday, September 16


Berkowitz Living Room at Hillel

J-BAGEL would like to invite you to our first fall event.  J-BAGEL's and Lox (exactly what it sounds like -- lovely people and fantastic food in support of the Jewish LGBTQIA community at Penn) will be at 5:00 on Thursday, September 16 in the Berkowitz Living Room at Hillel.  More information is here:



The Real World: The Power of Being LGBT

Thursday, September 16


Huntsman 345
Wharton Alliance's first GBM is this Thursday at 7pm in Huntsman 345. Come learn about our organization which is open to all years and all schools - two of our Board members are in the College and an additional 2 in Engineering! Our first meeting will feature the theme: "The Real World: The Power of Being LGBT." We will discuss what it's like to be LGBT in the workplace and the advantages as well as pitfalls of being a member of this community. We are Penn's portal to LGBT professional life, so don't miss out on a chance to learn more about how to get involved and benefit from club participation! We'll also be having a discussion at the end of the meeting about preparing resumes for the upcoming Out for Undergraduate Business Conference and general recruiting.