The Canadian University Queer Services Conference brings together queer and trans students and organizations to meet, discuss, and strategize. Past conferences have included keynote presentations from Janet Mock, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Eli Clare, Julia Serano, and D’bi Young, as well as 100s of workshops, presentations, and performances for and by queer and trans people. The 2016 Canadian University Queer Services Conference will be held from May 12 to 15, 2016 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. CUQSC 2016 is hosted by the Dalhousie Student Union.
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