VCU Announces 1st LGBT History Month Schedule
VCU’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and VCU Safe Zone are celebrating LGBT History Month during October. Here’s the lineup:
Before Stonewall Film Discussion, 4 – 6 p.m., Student Commons, Shockoe Room
Experience life as a LGBT American from the 1920’s to the 1960’s through archival films in this groundbreaking documentary.
COMING OUT WEEK
Show Your Colors Day, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., University Student Commons
Check out the Queer Action tables around the commons and pick up the ribbons that represent you!
For the Bible Tells Me So, 7 – 9 p .m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, suite 215, University Student Commons
Can the love between two people ever be an abomination? Is the chasm separating gays and lesbians and Christianity too wide to cross? Is the Bible an excuse to hate?
Wear Jeans if You’re Queer Day!, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Check out the Queer Action tables around the Commons.
Coming Out Picnic, 1 – 2 p.m., Harris Hall Lawn
Join Queer Action for their annual Coming Out Picnic. Look for the rainbow picnic blanket!
Hershey Kiss a Queer Day, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Check out the Queer Action tables around the commons and get Hershey Kissed by a Queer!
Coming Out Day Celebration!, 5 – 7 p.m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, suite 215, University Student Commons
Join us as we celebrate being out and proud! Food and beverages will be served.
Brown Bag Discussion: Obama’s LGBT Policies
Noon – 1 p.m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, suite 215, University Student Commons
Has Obama kept his promises to the LGBT community? How has he progressed so far?
Gender & The Body: Transgender Panel Speaks, 9:30-10:45 a.m., Forum Room, University Student Commons
Explore life beyond the gender binary as we hear from local transgender advocates about the spectrum between gender and the body.
After Stonewall Film Discussion, 4 – 6 p.m., Shockoe Room, University Student Commons
Witness the struggles and challenges faced by the post LGBT rights movement generation and discuss the efforts still needed.
Beth Marschak, co-author of Gay and Lesbian Richmond, 7 – 9 p.m., Commonwealth B, University Student Commons
Learn about LGBT History right here in Richmond!
Almost Normal, Diversity Film Series, 3-5 p.m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Suite 215, University Student Commons
What if gays were the majority? Come check out this hilarious comedy about life on the flipside.
Paris is Burning, film discussion, 4 – 6 p.m., Shockoe Room, University Student Commons
This controversial documentary explores the lives of New York City minority drag queens in the late 1980’s.
This month, VCU’S College of Humanities and Sciences is hosting a speakers series titled, “Celebrating Forty Years of LGBTQ Activism” to commemorate the court decision that allowed for VCU’s first queer student organization to exist on campus. This Thursday, Dr. Marc Stein of San Francisco State University, will give the second lecture in the series [...]October 11, 2016
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