BECAUSE We Count:
Academic Research Training Institute
Developing Leaders to Empower Community
April 16th - 19th, 2015
Coffman Memorial Union
University of Minnesota
Twin Cities Campus
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The BECAUSE Conference is the annual conference of the Bisexual Organizing Project,
dedicated to building an empowered bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer,
and unlabeled (bi*) community in the United States. Allies are enthusiastically invited to attend! BECAUSE,
which stands for "Bisexual Empowerment Conference, A Uniting Supportive
Experience," is welcoming and inclusive of all people, including but
not limited to people of all genders, gender identities, sexual
orientations, sexes, relationship orientations, races, ethnicities,
national origins, abilities, religions, sizes, political affiliations,
and others. We embrace the many intersectionalities of the bi*
community, and encourage people of all backgrounds and experiences to
join us for this eventful weekend.
In 2015, BECAUSE will also feature an academic research conference on bisexuality, BiReConUSA: BECAUSE We Count. The academic conference will start on Thursday April 16th and continue into the next day, preceding the BECAUSE Community Conference that starts the evening of Friday, April 17th.
attracts a variety of participants, including students, academics,
researchers, professionals, and community leaders from throughout the
nation, to network, attend educational workshops, and enjoy building a
more welcoming LGBTQIA community.
We welcome you to be a part of an entertaining and enlightening weekend!
Keynote speakers to be announced soon.