Wednesday, June 04, 2014

University of California announces LGBT Advisory Group, bisexuals included!

"...University of California President Janet Napolitano Tuesday announced the formation of an advisory group to offer guidance on how to make the UC system more LGBT-friendly and inclusive.
The President's Advisory Group on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues will work to realize the recommendations of the UC Task Force and Implementation Team on LGBT Climate and Inclusion, made Friday after the task force spent two years researching the campus climate for LGBT people. 
That task force made eight recommendations to the president, including the creation of a special subcommittee to convene on issues concerning bisexuals of the UC system." - Read more at
Members of the UC LGBT Task Force, May 30th 2014. Photo Credit: Barbara J. French

Members of the UC  LGBT Task Force, as pictured above (from left to right): 

Robert Anderson, Director, UC Berkeley Center for Risk Management Research

Raja Bhattar, Director, LGBT Resource Center, UCLA

Judy Sakaki, UC Vice President

Rodolfo John Alaniz, Doctoral student, UC San Diego

Juana María Rodríguez, Professor, Women’s Studies, UC Berkeley

Ralph Hexter, UC Davis Provost and executive vice chancellor

George Zamora, Policy and Program Analyst, University of California Office of the President

Beth Schneider, Professor of sociology, UC Santa Barbara

Onar Primitivo, Office of Student, Life UC Merced

Sheri Atkinson, Director, LGBT Resource Center, UC Davis

Theresa Sparks, Executive Director, San Francisco Human Rights Commission

Herbie Lee, Vice Provost, UC Santa Cruz

Barbara French, UCSF Vice Chancellor

Guy Kachur, Undergraduate student, UC Merced

Faith Cheltenham, BiNet USA President

Susan Carlson, UC Vice Provost

Other members of the UC LGBT Task Force, not pictured above:

Toi Thibodeaux, Program Coordinator for the LGBT Resource Center at UC Riverside

Shannon Minter, Legal director, National Center for Lesbian Rights

Bradley Sears, Executive director, The Williams Institute

Damion Harriman, Undergraduate student, UC Merced

Mallory Sepler-King, Law student, UC Irvine

Dwaine Duckett, UC Vice President