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NEWS: GENEVA PRIDE 2019: Saturday 6 July

Geneva Pride 2019: We will meet at the statue “L’Adolescent et le Cheval” [location below] on Quai Wilson at 14:30 on Saturday 6 July. Watch this space for more information!

https://www.google.com/maps/place/L’Adolescent+et+le+Cheval/@46.216295,6.1514195,20z

LGBTQ CERN

We are a CERN-recognized Informal Network seeking to provide a welcoming space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, intersex, asexual, genderqueer and other LGBTQ individuals at CERN. Friends and allies are welcome!

Meet us for lunch weekly at 12 noon in Restaurant 1 (day of the week varies): outdoors or in the newer wing (Room 501-R-051). Look for the rainbow flag!

We have regular social events. To learn more, join our confidential mailing list by emailing lgbt[dot]secretary[at]cern[dot]ch.

LGBTQ CERN en Français

Nous sommes un “réseau informel” reconnu par le CERN cherchant à offrir une communauté accueillante pour les personnes lesbiennes, gays, bisexuelles et transgenres, intersexuées, asexuées, de genres fluides et toute autre personnes LGBTQ au CERN. Ami.e.s et allié.e.s sont les bienvenu.e.s !

Retrouvez-nous pour manger chaque semaine au Restaurant 1, en extérieur ou dans la zone “IKEA” (salle 501-R-051). Cherchez le drapeau arc-en-ciel !

Nous organisons souvent des activités sociales ! Joignez notre liste de diffusion confidentielle: envoyer un mail à lgbt[point]secretary[arobase]cern[point]ch.

Upcoming events

Week of 1 July 2019:

It’s the week of Pride, LGBTQ+STEM Day, and CinéGlobe!

PRIDE PROGRAM: https://www.genevapride.ch/prideweek/
CINÉGLOBE PROGRAM: https://cineglobe.ch/

FILM: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, Monday at 21:00 at Cinéma Spoutnik
A chronicle of the life of black LGBTQ activist and Stonewall veteran, Marsha P. Johnson and an investigation of her mysterious death in 1992. Using archival interviews with Johnson, and new interviews with Johnson’s family, friends and fellow activists.
USA, 2017, 105 minutes, in English with French subtitles
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5233558/
https://www.genevapride.ch/prideweek-cinema/

EXPERIMENTAL TOURS: For LGBTQ+STEM Day, members of LGBTQ CERN will be organizing four tours of CERN experiments this week. You can sign up at the links below. We have plenty of space and friends and allies are welcome!
– ATLAS: 2 July at 16:00, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd3jCFcSiKcFy_8WJY0FtnZ93hLvzneQ2jmhzhK93b8ddw4kg/viewform
– ISOLDE: 4 July at 14:00, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSean9ZQa_9jk0uudKE17lUO9I4faU1lGRoBW7AOTmkM5rqAlw/viewform
– ALICE: 5 July at 17:00, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf3xTBu4GLqZZ5quX8ml0VqBtlWSoo1XTtuw3nO2mla6SYMGw/viewform
– ALICE: 6 July at 10:00, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdl51JrNZ6dLReuto1H58GHvB6GlZ6ifrjSLWk_VqN_Hf7xWg/viewform

CUPCAKES: Stop by Restaurant 1 at lunchtime on LGBTQ+STEM Day (5 July) to pick up a cupcake and make a donation to Refuge Genève, a shelter for LGBTQ youth in Geneva.

TALK: Join us Thursday 4 July at 10:30 in Salle Curie (Room 40/S2-C01) for a talk by Dr. Ben Britton: “No sexuality please, we’re scientists”. In this talk, given in connection with LGBTQ+STEM Day, Dr. Britton will explore the challenges facing LGBTQ+ people in STEM, recent research on the experiences of LGBTQ+ people working in STEM, and initiatives to make science spaces more inclusive of LGBTQ+ people. More information can be found below or here: https://indico.cern.ch/event/828989/ . Spread the word!

LGBTQ+STEM DAY: The Second Annual LGBTQ+STEM Day will be on 5 July. Spread the word on social media! https://prideinstem.org/lgbtstemday/

PRIDE PARADE: We will march in the Geneva Pride parade on Saturday at 14:00.

— VERSION FRANÇAISE —

Cette semaine:
PRIDE: https://www.genevapride.ch/prideweek/
CINÉGLOBE: https://cineglobe.ch/
LGBTQ+STEM Day: https://prideinstem.org/lgbtstemday/

FILM: « The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson » Lundi à 21h à Cinéma Spoutnik
Figure incontournable de l’Amérique des années 1960, Marsha P. Johnson est présente lors des émeutes de Stonewall. Avec Sylvia Rivera, elle est l’une des meneuses du mouvement pour les droits LGBT. Une réalisation poignante mêlant archives rares et enquête à suspens.
USA, 2017, 105 minutes, en anglais avec sous-titres en français
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5233558/
https://www.genevapride.ch/prideweek-cinema/

VISITES EXPÉRIMENTALES:
– ATLAS: 2 juillet à 16h (seulement en anglais), https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd3jCFcSiKcFy_8WJY0FtnZ93hLvzneQ2jmhzhK93b8ddw4kg/viewform
– ISOLDE: 4 juillet à 14h, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSean9ZQa_9jk0uudKE17lUO9I4faU1lGRoBW7AOTmkM5rqAlw/viewform
– ALICE: 5 juillet à 17h, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf3xTBu4GLqZZ5quX8ml0VqBtlWSoo1XTtuw3nO2mla6SYMGw/viewform
– ALICE: 6 juillet à 10h (seulement en anglais), https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdl51JrNZ6dLReuto1H58GHvB6GlZ6ifrjSLWk_VqN_Hf7xWg/viewform

CUPCAKES: Vendredi à 12h00 au Restaurant 1: Nous allons faire et distribuer des gâteaux pour la journée LGBTQ STEM (5 juillet). L’argent que nous récolterons ira à Refuge Genève, un refuge pour jeunes LGBTQ à Genève.

PRESENTATION: « No sexuality please, we’re scientists » de Dr. Ben Britton (en anglais). Jeudi à 10h30 à 40/S2-C01, https://indico.cern.ch/event/828989/

MARCHE DES FIERTÉS: Samedi à 14h à Geneva.

Special Talk: “No sexuality please, we’re scientists”

Join LGBTQ CERN and the CERN Diversity Office on Thursday 4 July at 10:30 in Salle Curie (Room 40/S2-C01) for a talk by Dr. Ben Britton: “No sexuality please, we’re scientists” (abstract below). In this talk, given in connection with LGBTQ+STEM Day, Dr. Britton will explore the challenges facing LGBTQ+ people in STEM, recent research on the experiences of LGBTQ+ people working in STEM, and initiatives to make science spaces more inclusive of LGBTQ+ people.

Dr. Britton is a materials scientist and engineer, based at Imperial College London, where he leads the Experimental Micromechanics Group. Dr. Britton is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Scientist, a Fellow of the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining (IOM3), and a trustee of Pride in STEM. He is the 2014 winner of the IOM3 Silver Medal and the 2016 winner of the RAEng/Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year Award. More information can be found here: https://indico.cern.ch/event/828989/ .

Abstract: It is tempting to suggest that science can be conducted in a social vacuum, disconnected from the reality of everyday society and the human actors who call themselves scientists. However, there is significant evidence [1] to suggest that enabling humans to be human enables them to think freely and supports the long-term prosperity of the scientific discourse. Enabling individuals to bring their whole selves to work promotes the ability for us to form diverse teams who can draw from a range of perspectives to provide robust decision making and find exciting new avenues of inquiry. In the diversity space, a significant amount of attention is placed upon understanding challenges in attracting and retaining women and girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). Many of these challenges are shared by LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, plus more) colleagues, people of different races, people with disabilities (both visible and invisible), and different social class. In this talk, we will explore the motivations and recent research around the issues of LGBTQ+ in STEM [2], as well as initiatives to queer up science spaces and science up queer spaces to promote and embrace a more accessible, equal, diverse and inclusive STEM culture.
In the lead up to this talk, if you want to find out why coming out in STEM matters, you can read https://medium.com/@BMatB/so-its-lgbtstemday-so-what-c068094f58b6
[1] S.E. Page “The difference: How the power of diversity creates better groups, firms, schools, and societies” (Princeton Univ. Press 2008)
[2] B. E. Hughes “Coming out in STEM: Factors affecting the retention of sexual minority STEM students” (Science Advances 2018)

4 Responses to Home

  1. Ferreira says:

    Bonjour
    Je suis scientifique et volontaire auprès de AIDES, première association française dans la prévention du VIH et des autres ISTs. Je voudrais vous contacter car je voudrais pouvoir vous présenter notre association et nos actions: on propose du dépistage anonyme et gratuit en France, on discute sur les changements politiques communautaire et on offre plus amplement une discussion sur la santé sexuelle. Est-ce que l’on peut avoir une discussion avec vous? Sachez que l’on fait de permanence dans nos locaux à Ferney ou bien à Annemasse.

  2. Hope Vinitsky says:

    I will be at CERN researching for my new screenplay. I would love to meet people in the LGBT group as I am trans.
    Thanks
    Hope

  3. Bonjour,

    Nous venons de fédérer plusieurs groupements de salariés LGBT en Suisse Romande au sein du “Réseau”.
    Quelques grands noms nous ont déjà rejoint: Credit Suisse, UBS, Barclays Bank, P&G, ONU, Thomson Reuters, La Poste/Post Finance, SGS, ….

    nous serions très intéressés de pouvoir vous présenter nos workshops et autres activités.

    Voici mes coordonnées: 079 411 56 98

    Bien cordialement,
    Jean-Fabien Monin

    • Leonard Schlaepfer says:

      Bonjour,
      Je vois votre mot seulement maintenant et aimerais savoir si vous avez pu augmenter votre réseau.
      Etant un ancien de chez Globus j’aimerais savoir s’il vous on rejoint.
      Je suis maintenant à mon compte mais ai une équipe très petite et suis le bi du staff.
      J’espère avoir une réponse vous pouvez m’appeler sans autre 022 575 61 16.
      Bien cordialement
      Leonard Schlaepfer

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