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LGBTQI Awareness Month


2015 posterClick here to download the PDF of the poster!

April 3

Intimacies and Assemblages Symposium
Welles-Brown room, Rush Rhees Library
Free and open to the public
Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies

Moderated by Ed Brockenbrough, Warner School of Education
“Queer Eye for the African Guy: Recognizing and Resisting the Neo-Colonial Enterprise in HIV/STD Prevention with Men who have Sex with Men in Ghana” with LaRon Nelson, School of Nursing
“Supa Dupa Freak: The Queer Intimacies of Missy Elliott” with Elliott Powell, University of Minnesota
Keynote Lecture “Black Sexuality Beyond the Closet” with Jeffrey McCune, Washington University
Discussion of Jeffrey McCune’s book “Sexual Discretion: Black Masculinity and the Politics of Passing”

April 9

Rainbow Lecture with Ann Pellegrini, New York University
Rush Rhees Library, Hawkins-Carlson Room
Free and Open to the Public

“Protesting Death, Queer Mourning” with Ann Pellegrini, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis, and of Performance Studies, New York University; Director of the Center for Gender and Sexuality, New York University

Sponsor: Susan B Anthony Institute for Gender & Women Studies

April 10

Film viewing and discussion of “Out in the Night”
School of Nursing Auditorium 1w304
Free and open to the UR community
Co-sponsored by School of Nursing Council of Diversity and Inclusiveness, School of Medicine and Dentistry Office for Diversity, The Susan B. Anthony Center, Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Xi Chapter

“Out in the Night: is a documentary depicting the controversial case of the “New Jersey Four”
Lunch will be provided. RSVP at

April 10

Club Rochester hosted by Pride Network and Office of Alumni Relations
Meliora Ballroom, 4th Floor of the Frederick Douglass Building
Free and open to the UR community
Hosted by the Pride Network and the Office of Alumni Relations and sponsored by Student Association Government, Dining Services, and Wilson Commons Student Activities

Club Rochester is a monthly happy hour where students, faculty and staff can network and enjoy free appetizers and low cost beverages.

April 10

Spring Drag Show
May Room, Wilson Commons
Open to the UR community
Sponsored by Pride Network

Tickets available at The Common Market

April 24

LGBTQI Healthcare Across the Generations Conference
Flaum Atrium, School of Medicine and Dentistry
Open the the UR community

Hosted by the Center for Experiential Learning and sponsored by the University of Rocheser School of Medicine and Dentistry Office for Diversity, and the Susan B. Anthony Center

The one-day LGBTQI conference is intended to educate physicians, medical providers (including medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, social workers, etc.) and the community about the unique needs of all LGBTQI patients. Register and pay fees at

May 1

Out at Work Conference
Rotunda, Schlegl Hall

Free and open to the UR community
Sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute, the Simon School of Business, and the LGBT Fund of Greater Rochester

This conference will address issues experienced by LGBTQ individuals in applying to and attending graduate schools and professional jobs, and will also offer information to allies about how to be more inclusive of LGBTQ individuals in hiring processes and in the workplace. To see details of conference sessions and to register please visit the SBAI events page at:

Calendar coordinated by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women’s Studies, the Pride Network, and the Office for Faculty Development and Diversity.

To look back at past year's events:

2014 events please click here.

2013 events please click here.

2012 events please click here.

2011 events please click here.

March 26

6:30 pm