Gaymers Against Violence: Workshop Series

Tue, Nov 21, 2023 - 12:30 PM — Tue, Nov 21, 2023 - 02:00 PM
Admission Fee
Event Address
160 convent Ave, New York, NY 10031
Event Location
CCNY LGBTQ+ Student Center (NAC 1/101B)
Event Details

Gaymers Against Violence: Workshop Series


Join the CCNY LGBTQ+ Student Center, NYC Gaymers, and the Anti-Violence Project to play video games and learn anti-violence prevention best practices! This is a monthly interactive and community-led gaming space, where students will learn how to navigate, address, and prevent interpersonal violence within their relationships and communities. Open to all CCNY and CUNY!


Location: CCNY LGBTQ+ Student Center (NAC 1/101B)


Time: 12:30PM - 2PM




Dates and Topics:


Tuesday, Sept. 26: LGBTQ+ 101 & Types of Attraction


Tuesday, Oct. 31: Title IX & Intimate Partner Violence/Sexual Violence-Related Support On/Off Campus 


Tuesday, Nov. 21: Upstander/Bystander Intervention


Tuesday, Dec. 12: “Plug & Play” BDSM & Consent


(TENTATIVE) Tuesday, Feb. 27: Dating Violence & Healthy Relationships


(TENTATIVE) Tuesday, Mar. 26: Healthy Masculinity & Intersectionality


(TENTATIVE) Tuesday, Apr. 16: Supporting Sexual Violence Survivors in LGBTQ+ Communities


(TENTATIVE) Tuesday, May 14: Polyamory, Non-Monogamy, and Open Relationships


Games Include:


Super Smash Bros.


Mario Kart


Jackbox TV Games






Playing Cards


A Variety of Tabletop Games


About the CCNY LGBTQ+ Student Center


The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Student Center (est. Fall 2021) is a collaborative resource dedicated to celebrating, empowering, and supporting LGBTQIA+ students, staff, and faculty at CCNY. We are committed to leading with a social justice lens, offering and connecting LGBTQ+ communities at CCNY with accessible support services, relevant programming, engaging events, paid internship/job opportunities, and general guidance navigating college, home life, and futures outside of higher education for those who identify as LGBTQ+ or questioning. The LGBTQ+ Student Center is also dedicated to increasing awareness about LGBTQ+ issues, gender, and sexuality at City College. The LGBTQ+ Student Center is a safe space for all LGBTQIA+ students and allies to meet and build community. You all are welcome here!   


About NYC Gaymers


NYC Gaymers (est. 2012) began as a member-led community of LGBTQIA+ gamers, moving to uplift the voices of marginalized gamers, and sustain a space that shares a diversity and passion that is reflective of both New York City and Gaming culture. NYC Gaymers Inc. empowers gamers across the intersections of orientation, identity, expression, race, and ability, in order to uplift and center our most marginalized community members through education, advocacy, and the creation of safer spaces.


About The Anti-Violence Project


AVP (est. 1980) empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy. AVP envisions a world in which all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected people are safe, respected, and live free from violence.


This event is made possible through the generous support of LaGuardia Community College and the New York City Council LGBT and Queer Caucus.


This event will be archived at the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives.


Co-sponsors: NYC Gaymers, The Anti-Violence Project, CCNY LGBTQ+ Open Alliance Club, CCNY Office of Student Life and Leadership Development, the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, the CCNY School of Education, The City College Initiative to Promote Academic Success in STEM (CiPASS), CCNY Gaming Pathways, CUNY Office of Student Inclusion Initiatives and the CUNY LGBTQI+ Council.


The City College of New York is a proud member of the CUNY LGBTQIA+ Consortium.


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