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University of Nebraska at Omaha. Queer and Trans Services Student Agency

 Organization

Queer and Trans Services (QTS) "is an agency and student organization that supports students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans spectrum, queer spectrum, intersex, asexual, gender spectrum, and sexuality spectrum (LGBTQIA+). Any student is welcome regardless of gender or sexual orientation. Throughout the year, [QTS] provides community sexual health resources and LGBTQIA+ programming. Students involved attend local, regional (e.g. MGBTLACC), and national conferences (e.g. Camp Pride; Creating Change)."--Organization's website, April 2016.
The Queer and Trans Services (QTS) student agency is part of the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center, based in the Milo Bail Student Center. Prior to April 2016, QTS was called Gender and Sexual Orientation (GSO).

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

National Day of Silence banners, circa 2014

 Item — Object: QTS [2-3]
Scope and Contents Two banners created for the National Day of Silence for anti-violence and bullying initiatives for LGBTQ adults and youth, circa 2014. The banners are white paint on black sheets.

QTS Beach Balls, circa 2014-2015

 Item — Box: GSRC [1]
Scope and Contents

Three multi-colored beach balls used in an activity for students. Each stripe on each ball contains a different question for participants in the activity to answer. The questions on each ball have been transcribed.

Ball 1

  • Define the term "gay".
  • Define the term "queer".
  • Is "gender identity and expression" included in the UNO Anti-Discrimination Policy?
  • Define the term ...
  • Queer and Trans Services (QTS) Student Agency

     Sub-Series
    Scope and Contents The UNO Artifact Collection includes objects related to the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha, from circa 1908 to the present.

    The collection includes a diverse array of OU and UNO branded items, t-shirts, hats, sweaters, blankets, scrapbooks, proclamations, trophies, award plaques, flags, pennants, pins, pens, seat cushions, coffee mugs, toys, ephemera, memorabilia, and other objects.

    The bulk of this collection has not yet been ...

    Trans Day of Remembrance sign, circa 2014

     Item — Object: QTS [1]
    Scope and Contents A black and white vinyl sign for Trans Day of Remembrance, circa 2014.

    UNO Queer and Trans Services Records

     Collection
    Identifier: UNO-0183
    Content Description

    The records of the Queer and Trans Services (formerly Gender and Sexual Orientation) student agency include posters and fliers, handmade signs for protests or rallies, training and orientation material, office files, photos, and other material. Some of the handmade signs were made and used in response to an itinerant evangelical preacher who frequently visits campus and espouses his beliefs that include condemnation and hate outside of the Milo Bail Student Center. The collection documents ...