UNCG Pride Month 2017

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All of our Pride Month events and details are listed below. 

‡  Students Only     |      ◊  Faculty/Staff only     |     ▼  ALL UNCG

Queer Film Series: “But I’m A Cheerleader”  (▼)

April 3, 7:30pm, Intercultural Resource Center:

Sponsored by Q+: UNCG’s LGBTQ+ Graduate Student Association

DIY Pride Buttons (‡)

April 4, 11am-1pm, EUC Joyner Room (Room 066)

Come make buttons to share your pride and pronouns all month long! 

“Yes, and..”: Performance, Play, Improve and Advancing Positive Conversation  (‡)

April 5, 6pm, Intercultural Resource Center (EUC, Room 062)

Using performance, play, and improv, learn strategies for positively advancing conversations around LGBTQ+ issues and experiences. Partnering with the Honors College. 

Intercultural Lecture Series: Faisal Alam, “Hidden Voices: The Lives of LGBT Muslims” (▼)

April 6, 7pm, EUC Auditorium

Hidden Voices: The Lives of LGBT Muslims aims to highlight the many struggles and challenges facing sexual and gender minorities within the Muslim world and to examine the complex intersection of Islam, sexuality and gender.  This dynamic presentation delves into an area seldom discussed: the challenges and achievements of LGBT Muslims.

Unity Ball (‡)

April 7, 7pm, Alumni House

Don a fancy outfit and prepare to dance the night away! Partnering with CAP.

Intersections of LGBTQ+ Inclusion Among Communities of Faith, A Roundtable Discussion (▼)

April 11, 7-8:30pm, Intercultural Resource Center (EUC 062)

Join members of a variety of faith communities as we engage in a discussion around what inclusion of LGBTQ+ people looks like in these spaces, and how these identities intersect with beliefs, practices, and affiliations. 

“A Closeted History: LGBTQ+ in the Movement” film screening and panel (▼)

April 12, 6pm, School of Education 114

This film screening and discussion will highlight the intersection of race and sexuality, particularly in the context of historical figures. For the first part of the event, we will screen the film, “Brother Outsider,” a documentary on the life of Bayard Rustin, an activist and organizer
of the 1963 March on Washington who did not receive his due recognition because of his identity as an openly gay man. Partnership with WGS and AADS.

How to Access Hidden Histories (▼)

April 13, 4pm, Intercultural Resource Center (EUC 062)

Learn from the perspectives of one of our University Archivists and an expert in library science on
how we explore hidden LGBTQ+ narratives and histories that often occurred under a shroud of necessary anonymity. Partnering with University Libraries.

Queer Film Series: “Stonewall Uprising”  (▼)

April 17, 7:30pm, Intercultural Resource Center (EUC 062)

Sponsored by Q+: UNCG’s LGBTQ+ Graduate Student Association.

Lunch & Learn: LGBTQ+ in the Media (▼)

April 18, 1pm, Alumni House, Virginia Dare Room

This presentation will explore the importance of media representation for the LGBTQ+ community. We will discuss the progress as well as the pitfalls that we see in media today, including what needs to be improved in the future to deconstruct the cis-heteronormative representations prevalent on our screens. 

“Yes, and..”: Performance, Play, Improve and Advancing Positive Conversation (◊)

April 18, 3pm, Tillman Smart Room, Shaw Residence Hall

This workshop for faculty/staff will provide strategies for using performance, play, and improv to positively advance conversation around LGBTQ+ issues and experiences. Partnering with the Honors College.

From Then to Now: UNCG LGTBQ+ History Panel (▼)

April 20, 3pm, Jackson Library, 1st Floor Reading Room

Join past alumni, current students, and an archivist from Jackson Library to look at the LGBTQ+ student experience at UNCG through the lenses of past and present. 

Sex Ed in the Dark (‡)

April 20, 7pm, Intercultural Resource Center (EUC 062)

Partnering with Planned Parenthood and Advocates Taking Action. 

GLSEN’s Day of Silence (▼)

April 21, all day

GLSEN’s Day of Silence is a student led national event organized in thousands of schools, bringing awareness to the silencing effects of anti-LGBTQ name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. 

Amateur Drag Show (▼)

April 21, 7pm, Ferguson Auditorium (Room 100)

Come watch students give the art of drag a try, performing before a panel of experienced drag artists in competition for the title of UNCG Drag Amateur Supreme 2017! 

Assemblages Symposium: Anti-Oppression Works (▼)

April 22, 10am–5pm, Elliott University Center

UNCG Women’s & Gender Studies Program presents their 4th annual research symposium, a conference dedicated to exchanging knowledges, building relationships, and engaging in meaningful conversation around systemic oppressions. Open to graduate students, undergraduate students, activists, and community members! 

Gender & Sexuality Listening Circle (‡)

April 24, 4pm, Joyner Room (OIE)

This space is meant to provide supportive, open-minded, and educational conversations around all
issues surrounding gender and sexuality, guided by what you bring into the space. 

CommUNITY Dialogues: Down Low vs. In The Closet: Intersections of Race and Queer Identities (‡)

April 25, 5:30pm, Intercultural Resource Center (EUC 062)

CommUNITY Dialogues is a campus-wide monthly dialogue series for UNCG students to build relationships across difference while discussing hot topics related to diversity and other current events affecting our UNCG community.

Meet and Greet with Student Health and Counseling Staff (‡)

April 26, 11:30am-1pm, Gove Student Health Center, Room 051

Come meet the friendly faces of UNC Greensboro’s Counseling Center and Student Health Services, learn about their convenient and affordable services, including offerings to help meet the needs of our LGBTQ+ students on-campus!

Pride March with Confetti (▼)

April 28, 1pm, starting at EUC Commons

Join Confetti as they lead a march around campus to close out our month of programming centered around celebrating identity and sharing pride!