The Midwest Institute for Sexuality and Gender Diversity and the 2022 MBLGTACC planning team are pleased to announce the theme of the 30th annual Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference, “Limitless: Queer Activism of the Future.”
We plant our feet firmly in the present and dream of futures where joy, liberation, love, safety, possibility, and abundance are our collective reality. The work of cultivating these futures is both shared and individual, and it grows upon the fights and efforts of those before us. At a time of unprecedented and renewed political, legal, cultural, and personal attacks at our very humanity, we cannot stop this work. We are secure in the belief that queer activisms of the future must center the needs of the most marginalized to achieve these dreams for all. We remain committed to cultivating MBLGTACC as a space where this work can land, take root, and bear fruit. And most of all, we believe that when we work together to advocate and act for justice, our potential for positive change is limitless.
Announcing workshop tracks
Following the conclusion of a previously announced survey and stakeholder feedback period this winter, we’re also pleased to announce the workshop tracks for MBLGTACC 2022:
Doing the Work in Rural & Small Communities
Taking Care of Ourselves to Take Care of Others
Designing a Queer Future Through Media
Activism & Protest as Tools for Justice
Creating Change on College Campuses
Tracks will be structured as a curated series of workshops centered around a common theme or topic, and will aid attendees in choosing which workshops to attend based on their interests and aspirations. We look forward to sharing fuller descriptions and more information on workshop track categories later this month. Workshop submissions will open on April 4.
Registration costs set
Registration will also open on April 4. Tickets for a full, in-person experience will be available at $85 per person, with the option to add a catered lunch for Saturday’s on-site lunch and learn at $10 per person. For those unable to join us in Columbus, tickets will also be available for a dedicated virtual track at $20 per person.