Monday, September 29, 2008

Awareness Week Oct. 6th-10th

Clear your schedules because we have SO many great events planned for this year's Awareness Week.

Oct. 6th: Safezones Coming Out Discussion in Pride Suite at 8pm
Discuss the coming out process and the challenges and rewards it brings.

Oct. 7th: Connect 4, Safezones and Pride Alliance Town Hall in Eads 215 at 8pm
Are allies a part of the LGBTQIA community at Washu? What does it mean to be an ally? Who is an ally? Come discuss ally identity and how allies make up a part of the LGBTQIA community generally and in regard to political rights.

Oct. 8th: Brown bag lunch and showing of Transgeneration in the Pride Suite at 11:30-1pm
Bring your lunch up to the Pride suite (third floor women's building end of the hall) and watch an episode of Transgeneration, a documentary which follows college students who identity as transgender. Snacks and drinks provided.

Oct. 8th: Co-sponsored by Liggett/Koenig Showing of the Laramie Project in Ursa's Stageside at 8pm
This year is the 10th anniversary of the hate crime that resulted in Matthew Shepherd's death in Laramie, Wyoming. Come watch the Laramie project which tells the stories of the members of the Laramie community.

Oct. 9th: Showing of "For the Bible Tells Me So" followed by a panel discussion in Brown 100 at 8pm, co-sponsored with the HRC
"For the Bible Tells Me So" is an extremely well produced and emotionally moving movie which dissects the relationship between the bible and homophobia in America today. After the showing we will have a panel discussion of religious leaders.

Oct. 10th: National Coming Out Day
11-1pm stop by Mallinckrodt to make your own coming out buttons (you can come out as liking to eat in the bath tub or other quirky things)
9pm-12:30am DANCE PARTY in McMillian. The theme is "Masquerade" and Pride will be providing appetizers (including a chocolate fountain), music, masks and fun.

Oct. 22nd: General Body Meeting 8pm in Ursa's Fire Side
This GBM will focus on sexual health within the LGBTQIA community. Come hear the sex education you never got in high school.

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