BENT (noun, adj.)
1. made curved or crooked; not straight.
2. strongly inclined or determined.
3. a new social/discussion group for LGBTQQI students
Student Health & Counseling offers a social/support/informational group called BENT for LGBTQQI students which will feature a variety of topics that impact LGBTQQI students on campus (ie: body image, dating and relationships, professional identity, “outness”, etc)
Past topics of BENT have included: LGBTQQI Relationships, Sex, and Professional vs. Personal Identity. Spring quarter 2011 topics were:
- Mid-Year Burnout: A Discussion
- Open Discussion Forum/UCSF It Gets Better Screening
- Navigating Outness & The Professional World with Shane Snowden, LGBTQ Resource Center
- LGBTQs and “The Imposter Syndrome” at UCSF
- Open Discussion Forum/End of the quarter LUNCH
- Build a safe space for LGBTQQI UCSF students to meet one another during the lunch hour.
- Provide discussion on topics relevant to the LGBTQQI Student Community at UCSF.
- Provide overall support to LGBTQQI Students at UCSF.
- Introduce UCSF students to professionals and resources within the LGBTQQI Community.
Dates: No sessions currently scheduled. Please check back for future sessions!
Q: What does LGBTQQI stand for?