Controversies of Culture Series Continues with LGBTQ Seminar

Monday, January 28, 2013

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion welcomes Dr. Joshua Moon Johnson to its January “Controversies of Culture” discussion. The topic of this discussion is understanding and respecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer identities. This series is part of the University of West Georgia’s commitment to promoting knowledge and mutual respect among students. It will be held on the first floor of Ingram Library on Jan. 29 at 7 p.m.

Johnson is the director of the resource center for Sexual and Gender Diversity/LGBT services at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is also the director of the Non-Traditional Student Resource Center. His latest book, “Beyond Surviving: From Religious Oppression to Queer Activism,” addresses the struggles many LGBTQ people face in trying to reconcile their beliefs with their gender identity or sexual orientation. Johnson received a doctorate in higher education and a certificate in LGBT studies from Northern Illinois University.

This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and co-sponsored by UWG LAMBDA, the University’s LGBTQ student organization. For additional information, please call the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at (678) 839-5400 or visit

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