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2012 LGBTQI Awareness Month

 

2012 LGBTQI Awareness MonthClick here to download and print the LGBTQI Month 2012 Poster! 

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

Tuesday, April 3
5:30 p.m.
Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576), URMC
"Out in Reel" Film Series Screening of Paragraph 175
LIght refreshments will be served
Sponsored by: Pride Alliance at the University of Rochester, the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies, Pride Network, Warner LGBTQ & Allies SIG, the Film and Media Studies Program
RSVP to PrideAlliance@URMC.Rochester.edu is desired but not required.
Free and Open to the Public
Friday, April 6
8-10 p.m.
Wilson Commons, May Room
Spring Drag Show
See fellow students perform drag numbers suppored by professional kings and queens from the community.  Don't miss your chance to see this great Rochester tradition; it won't be a drag!
Tickets will be on sale at the Common Market and at the door.  Sponsored by the Pride Network (Contact urpride@gmail.com)
Monday, April 9
7 p.m.
Hoyt Hall Auditorium
"Out in Reel" Film Series Screening of Brother Outsider
Sponsored by: Pride Alliance at the University of Rochester, the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies, Pride Network, Warner LGBTQ & Allies SIG, the Film and Media Studies Program (Contact: sbai@rochester.edu)
Free and Open to the Public
Thursday, April 12
5 p.m.
Interfaith Chapel Santuary
First Annual Rainbow Lecture on LGBTQ Issues with Professor William Eskridge
Professor William Eskridge Jr. is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School. Eskridge has defended same-sex marriage both in the courtroom and as a scholar. Among his many publications, Eskridge coauthored the leading casebook on sexuality issues in law, Sexuality, Gender, and the Law. Eskridge’s most recent book, Gay Marriage: For Better or For Worse?, examines gay marriage and society in Scandinavia, where gay couples have been able to marry since 1989.
Sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and
Women’s Studies (Contact sbai@rochester.edu)
Free and open to the public
CANCELLED
Friday, April 13
Time TBD
Laser Quest, 2833 W. Ridge Rd.
Gayzer Tag-- CANCELLED
Join UR Pride Network students on an off-campus trip to relax and enjoy laser tag in a safe and supportive community. A bus will be available to shuttle students from the Library Road bus stop at Rush Rhees Library to Laser Quest. As always, we welcome everyone, especially our allies. Please keep a lookout for flyers as the date draws nearer.
Sponsored by Pride Network (Contact urpride@gmail.com)
Free and open to University of Rochester students
Wednesday, April 18
8 p.m.
Hoyt Hall auditorium
"Out in Reel" Film Series Screening of 575 Castro Street and Panel Discussion
Screening of a short film followed by a panel discussion organized by Pride Network featuring community members, students, faculty, and staff addressing the changing nature of the LGBTQ movement and discussing what the future holds for today’s young activists.
Sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies, Pride Alliance at University of Rochester, Pride Network, and Warner LGBTQ & Allies SIG (Contact sbai@rochester.edu.)
Free and open to the public
Friday, April 20National Day of Silence
The National Day of Silence is a day of action in which students across the country take a vow of silence in some form to call attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools.
www.dayofsilence.org
Free and open to the public
Thursday, April 26
5–7:30 p.m.
The Staybridge Suites Hotel, Grand Rapids Room
Pride Alliance at the University of Rochester Networking Social
Light refreshments, wine, beer, and soft drinks will be served.
Sponsored by Pride Alliance at the University of Rochester
RSVP to stanley.byrd@rochester.edu by April 23.
Free and open to GLBT and Ally staff, faculty, and students at the University of Rochester
Thursday, April 26
7 p.m.
Hoyt Hall auditorium
"Out in Reel" Film Series Screening and Panel Discussion
Screening of two short, award-winning documentaries, No Dumb Questions and The Family Journey—Raising Gender Nonconforming Children, followed by a panel discussion on transgender and gender nonconforming youth organized by Warner LGBTQ & Allies SIG.
Sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies, Pride Alliance at University of Rochester, Pride Network, and Warner LGBTQ & Allies SIG (Contact sbai@rochester.edu.)
Free and open to the public

 

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