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Sager Symposium

Each year, Swarthmore College hosts the Sager Symposium on a current topic for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. It is supported by the Sager Fund, which was created in 1988 by Swarthmore alumnus Richard Sager '73. In the past few years, symposia have explored sexual politics in the bedroom, boardroom, and classroom; queer media; coalition building across queer differences; queer people of color; the intersections of race, religion, and gender; queer activism; same-sex marriage and queer families; and transgender movements. Students, faculty, alumni, and other community members gather to attend lectures, engage in discussion, and reconnect on Swarthmore's campus.