From: OUTspoken
Date: October 23, 2020
Subject: H

Hopefully these will be more regular now that I have a functioning laptop. Probably won't be though.

Alright, I know this is uncharacteristically early, but there's a virtual event I found but it requires an RSVP by 10PM EST so I did the unthinkable: I started a newsletter before 5:00. I have to get back to doing stuff, so this will be quick. Maybe. Speaking of which, do people like the short ("short") newsletters or longer newsletters better? Just curious.


Wednesday, October 28
Start End   Event         Location
9:30am 12:00pm Ally Week Movies: Mean Girls Q Center
12:00pm 1:45pm Ally Week Movies: Princess Cyd Q Center
1:45pm 3:15pm Ally Week Movies: Before Stonewall Q Center
Looks like the Q Center is screening some movies next Wednesday. I don't know much about how it will work; I'm guessing it'll be virtual because the Q Center is small and also corn-nova (corona) is a thing. I think that's the proper use of a semicolon. Are those two independent clauses? I don't know how grammar works.
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Deaf Queer Resource Center is hosting an online get together for Deaf/HoH trans youth (up to 21 years old) tomorrow, October 24th, at 1 PM EST over Zoom. It will be conducted in ASL, and to get the link, just send an RSVP to by 10 PM EST tonight.

Poster with white text on a black background. There are three images at the top. The images on the left and right are trans pride flags, and the image in the middle is an illustration of a larynx with a trans flag overlay. Above the illustration, blue and
The trans voice clinic is back babey! Here's a link to the registration form, or you can email the host, Nicole Chow, at if that's more your style. If you want your voice to go higher, Monday's for you, and Tuesdays are the day to go if you want your voice to go lower. Either way, it'll be taking place from 4:00 to 4:50 PM EST.

Because I am using my new laptop that I am using for the first time today, I don't have any memes or pictures in general on here besides the two I used earlier in the email. So you get an awkward blank spot at the top of the email, and a placeholder image from CampusGroups as the sidebar picture. Honestly, this newsletter gets sent out early but it just goes downhill from there. Oh nuts, I have to write a subject too. You know what, I'll just set it to be the first thing that pops in my head. Because that's the first impression you want to make...right?

Elizabeth Sherrock (she/her)
Director of Marketing


I'm hungry and tired and this short newsletter is taking longer than I had hoped/anticipated (although let's be real with each other for a moment. That's not at all new. I don't know why I keep setting myself up like this.) so we're hiring Director of Internal Relations. Fun fact, I typed Director of Programming first and didn't realize that was the wrong position until I started typing the next sentence. If you're a full time undergrad student, you're eligible. Here's the link. Go ham.

I have just been informed by my own eyes reading a message that the last day to submit was the 16th. So uh...I recind my encouragement to go ham. This is awkward. You know, I could have just deleted that entire first paragraph, but I realized that if I deleted that, then I would have nothing to put in this section. So you get this instead. Oh, I suppose I could have used this section to talk about the new Q Center counselor. Let's do that now.

There's a new Q Center counselor! Oh my god I forgot her name and email address and I left my notes in the office. This is reflecting quite poorly on me, isn't it? I think her name is Sharon? If it isn't and she's reading this, I just want to say I'm sorry that I got your name wrong Not-Sharon. Maybe-Sharon works out of the Q Center on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. This is separate from regular CAPS, so you don't have to go through that system. To schedule an appointment, just email her at the email address I forgot. I guess you could ask the Q Center? Or I could send another email when I figure out what it is. I would say to look in the staff directory, but 1. I don't know if she's in there and 2. I forgot her name so you couldn't even search her up. Wow, this section of the newsletter is an utter disaster.

(Maybe-Sharon, I would once again like to apologize. The first thing I'll do when I get in to the office is look at my notes that have your name and email.)