Position title: Event and Accessibility Coordinator
M.Rose Sweetnam is the Event and Accessibility Coordinator. They are an undergraduate majoring in Gender and Women’s Studies, along with LGBTQ+ Studies, and Studio Art. M.Rose grew up in Madison,WI and is passionate about creating positive change in the community while they are here. They participate in a number of community organizations including LGBT Books to Prisoners, the Trans Research Lab, and the Wisconsin Transgender Health Coalition, which build queer spaces and practice activism in and around LGBTQ+ identity and its many intersections. Much of M.Rose’s research centers around queer identity and mental health. They are passionate about destigmatizing mental illness and forging greater access to culturally competent mental health care for queer and trans folks. Along with their position at the Gender & Sexuality Campus Center, M.Rose also works as a Peer Violence Prevention Specialist at University Health Services, and a Youth Educator at the Arts + Literature Laboratory.