Jessi Hitchins was hired in 2015 to serve as UNO's Common Ground Director, overseeing the UNO Women’s Resource Center and LGBTQIA+ Resource Center. Her title was soon changed to Director of the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Her role is to serve as an advisor to the student leadership of the Women's Resource Center (WRC) and the Gender and Sexual Orientation Student Agency (GSO).
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 1, Folder: 2016-063
Scope and Contents A flier and pin for the 12th Annual Tom Mahony Pride Prom "Wizard's Ball"” on May 21, 2016, at First United Methodist Church in Omaha, Nebraska. The event was co-sponsored by Proud Horizons, Heartland Pride, GLSEN, and ICON.
File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This accession includes material produced as well as collected by the UNO Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. The bid proposal for the 2018 Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference (MBLGTACC) to be held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha includes information about the university particularly its recent LGBTQIA history and activities, the proposed theme of intersectionality, potential programs and events, letters of support, and other information. The final printed...
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...