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image: Queer Wellnes Week Speaker Andrew Gurza will be speaking on his experiences with ableism, accessibility, and exploring sexuality as a queer person with a disability.

Queer Wellness Week Keynote Speaker: An Evening with Andrew Gurza

Andrew Gurza is an award winning Disability Awareness Consultant and Accessibility Awareness Specialist whose written work has been featured on BBC, CBC, Daily Xtra, Gay Times UK, Huffington Post, The Advocate, Everyday Feminism, Mashable, Out.com, and several anthologies.  He was the subject of an award winning National Film Board of Canada Documentary “PictureThis”.  Andrew has guested on a number of podcasts including Dan Savage’s Savage Love and Cameron Esposito’s Queery. He has spoken all over the world on sex, disability and what it means to be a Queer Cripple. 

He is also the host of the podcast Disability After Dark: The Podcast Shining a Bright Light on Disability Stories, which was nominated for a Canadian Podcast Award, a Queerty Award and was chosen as an Honoree at the 2020 Webby Awards. The show is available on all platforms. Andrew is also the creator of the viral hashtag #DisabledPeopleAreHot.
You can find out more about Andrew by going to www.andrewgurza.com & connecting with him on social media at @ItsAndrewGurza.


Andrew will be discussing his experiences with ableism, accessibility, and exploring sexuality as a queer person with a disability. Join us to be a part of this conversation!


*This event is a collaboration between University Health Services, The Center for Student Diversity, The Office of Student Activities, the Counseling Center, and the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Prevention Center*

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Meeting ID: 957 1206 3029

Passcode: 751872178

Find your local number: https://towson-edu.zoom.us/u/ayaBxo261

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Event Type

Virtual

Departments

Student Affairs, Counseling Center, Health Center, Inclusion & Institutional Equity, Center for Student Diversity (CSD), Academic Affairs, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Center (ATOD), Office of Student Activities

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, Staff

Website

https://involved.towson.edu/event/647...

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image: Queer Wellnes Week Speaker Andrew Gurza will be speaking on his experiences with ableism, accessibility, and exploring sexuality as a queer person with a disability.

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