A Conversation with Mimi Hoang
Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Time: 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Location: Sierra Hall Room 451 (Whitsett Room) at Cal State Northridge
Please join us for a conversation about bisexual activism, politics, and communities in the Los Angeles area, with our special guest Dr. Mimi Hoang.
Mimi Hoang, Ph.D., is an out bi psychologist, researcher, educator, community organizer, and activist. She is currently the Chair of the Los Angeles Bi Task Force, which focuses on educational, cultural, and advocacy programs for the bi/fluid/pansexual community. Dr. Hoang also co-organized the Bi/Fluid Pride contingents at LA Pride in 2008 and 2009 and was the Bi Advisory Board Chair for ‘Ohana House/Asian Pacific Islanders for Human Rights, and co-founded and chaired 2 bi social organizations — AMBI (A Meeting of Bi Individuals) and Fluid UCLA. She completed a dissertation study on bi identity and has conducted numerous lectures and workshops on bisexuality at conferences, universities, and community agencies. Dr. Hoang currently works as a Clinical Psychologist at Cal State LA and is passionate about the mental health needs of multicultural and underprivileged communities.
Are you interested in learning more before the conversation? Check out the Los Angeles Bi Task Force’s website at http://www.labtf.org/, watch the documentary “Bi The Way,” or read Bisexuality: The Psychology and Politics of an Invisible Minority, by Beth Firestein, Ph.D., or The Bisexual’s Guide to the Universe: Quips, Tips, and Lists for Those Who Go Both Ways, By Nicole Kristal and Mike Szymanski. But please don’t feel you need to “do homework” to come and participate!
Please invite all of your friends who might be interested! This event is free and open to the public. Visitor parking on the Cal State Northridge campus costs $6.00.
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PRESENTED BY THE CENTER FOR SEX AND GENDER RESEARCH AT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE.