Signature Programs

Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night (TBTN) is an annual program hosted by the WGRC in collaboration with organizations such as the Student Program Board (SPB) and other campus entities. TBTN commemorates a national day of action bringing attention to rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment on college campuses. Participants gather to rally and march around campus to advocate for safe spaces against sexual violence. The evening includes campus and community resource tabling and guest speakers including sexual assault survivors. The program concludes with a candlelight vigil for victims of sexual trauma.

The Vagina Monologues

The WGRC hosts an annual production of The Vagina Monologues. The monologues is a student led production in the form of several monologues that deals with various aspects of the feminine experience including: sex, love, rape, menstruation, female geital mutilation, masturbation, birth, motherhood, and the various common names for the vagina. The production is hosted on campus during the spring semester and all proceeds for tickets go to a local charity selected by the production committee.

Question of Consent Training - the WGRC is happy to present a workshop on sexual consent to student organizations. The Question of Consent training workshop is an hour and focuses on the importance of obtaining sexual consent and how to do so in various situations.

$tart $mart

Start Smart Fall 2014

$tart $mart is a collaborative project between the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and The WAGE Project. The program teaches college women how to negotiate for their first salaries upon graduation. The curriculum teaches about the wage gap, skills in researching salary ranges, and negotiation skills. The University of Houston WGRC and the Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies (WGSS) program are pleased to present this workshop at the conclusion of every semester for UH women preparing to graduate.

The next $tart $mart will be co-presented with the WGSS program on Friday, December 11th. We'll be in Agnes Arnold Hall, room 210 from 9am-12pm. Contact to RSVP or more information. 

Need a Program Delivered to your Group?

The WGRC staff is happy to come to your UH department, RSO, or organization to present a program or workshop on a number of topics including: Healthy Sexuality, Healthy Relationships, Unconscious Gender Bias, Violence Against Women, Intimate Partner Violence and Consent. We also do tabling events, and can tailor or create a custom program or workshop for your group. To request our participation, please complete the WGRC Participation Request Form and email it to