Western Regional 2012 at UC Merced!

Photo Courtesy of Andrew Gutierrez III

Thank you to the record breaking 1,100 participants that attended WRC ’11 last weekend! On behalf of the entire planning committee, we would like to express our sincere gratitude in everyone’s cooperation, patience, openness and enthusiasm that made this year’s conference an unforgettable and inspiring event. We would also like to think our guest performers, … Continue reading

Walk-In Registration opens 7AM Saturday Morning- Spots Are Limited!


We can’t wait to meet you! Bring a water bottle, a willingness to listen and contribute, and an umbrella! If you have not registered or paid yet, make sure to bring cash or check to pay your fee on Saturday, beginning at 7 AM. All registration (walk-in and preregistered) will take place in the Multicultural … Continue reading

Saturday Night Dance & Drag Show hosted by LeMay!

On behalf of WRC 2011, we are proud and excited to announce the host of Saturday Night’s Dance and Drag Show: LeMay. Featuring artists and performers, The Rice Rockettes, Artist Malcom Drake, La Chica Boom, Mamacoatl Chantiko, Suppositori Spelling, Charisma Gliterrati, Mike Lim, Persia Socrates and Yosimar Reyes. This event is open to all attendees … Continue reading

Deadline to sign up to volunteer is Sunday, February 20th.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: WESTERN REGIONAL LGBTQIA CONFERENCE 2011 AT UC BERKELEY. Please fill out this volunteer interest form Deadline to sign up to volunteer is Sunday, February 20th. In its 21st year, the Western Regional LGBTQIA Conference seeks to empower and educate queer students by means of workshops, speakers and social events. It seeks to … Continue reading

Announcing WRC 2011 Workshops!

Below are workshops that have been selected for this year’s conference. Thank you to all who submitted. For any questions please contact Doug and Lajaunda: wr2011.programs@gmail.com. Session 1 Writing Erotic Shorts Defining “relationships” Gay and Greek: Finding Queer-friendly spaces within the Greek Communities Gay Rights Activism on a Global Level Looking past the excess weight … Continue reading

Attn: High School, College & Community Registration Groups

*If you have not registered yet*, the last day to register as a group and receive the group discount is *February 18th, 2011*! This means that your payment, and a spreadsheet list of your group [group’s preferred names (including yourself, the team leader), dietary/food restrictions, allergies, physical/communcation needs, and T-shirt sizes] MUST be postmarked and … Continue reading

Announcing our Community Project: “Queer Secret”

Queer Secret:  Western Regional 2011 Community Project Western Regional LGBTQIA Conference 2011 will be compiling a community art project in efforts to build something for conference-goers to remember and share from the weekend.   In efforts to employ this year’s theme “Unchecked Boxes: The Faces Behind the Labels,” Berkeley’s Planning Committee hopes to compile our own … Continue reading

Registration Deadline & Scholarship Application

First registration deadline is December 15! For those interested in applying for a Scholarship to attend the conference, you can find the application under the Registration tab of our website or click here: Individual Registration Fee Scholarship Application

Workshop Deadline Extended to December 12

WR 2011 Workshop Proposal Application EXTENDED DEADLINE: December 12, 2010 Submit your proposal here! Greetings Prospective Facilitators!!! We are very excited to host the Western Regional LGBTQIA 2011 Conference at UC Berkeley. Our theme this year is Unchecked Boxes: The Faces Behind the Labels. With this comes a desire to transcend the categories in which individuals … Continue reading

Facilitate a Workshop at WRC ’11!!!

please forward widely. Western Regional LGBTQIA Conference CALL FOR WORKSHOPS! We are very excited to host the Western Regional LGBTQIAConference at UC Berkeley on March 4-6, 2011, and even more excited to open the Call for Workshops! The Workshop Proposal Form can be found here, and the deadline is November 12, 2010. Who can submit proposals? undergrad & … Continue reading