Sunday, March 29, 2009

It's Almost Gaypril!

Thanks to everybody who came out and had an amazing time at Destination Q this weekend! We all had a great experience discussing LGBT college life at the Living Well Village in Imperial, MO.

Be sure to write these dates down in your planner, and let the celebrations begin!

+Tuesday April 7th, Holmes Lounge, 7:30 PM - James M. Holobaugh Honors recognizing leadership and service to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally Community

+Tuesday April 14th - Controversy 'n Coffee panel discussion on same-sex marriage

+Friday April 17th - Day of Silence

+Saturday April 18th, Holmes Lounge, 9:00 PM to midnight - 6th Annual Gayla semi-formal dance

Spring 2009 Pride Alliance Executive Board

Sexual Health Fact of the Week:
Check out the "Healthy People 2010" Companion Document for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health from the National Coalition for LGBT Health here.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Retreat & More!

Hey Pridesters!

If you have not signed up for Destination Q, our first annual queer retreat, do it today! It will be a create opportunity to get involved in the community, strengthen the bonds between friends, and make new ones. Email the pride account if you need a registration form and we can get one to you asap.

Also, this Wednesday we will be having a general body meeting in Mudd Multipurpose room at 8 PM. S.A.R.A.H. will be doing a safing session. You don't want to miss it!

Pride Exec

PS: Gayla is less than a month away (April 18th)! Get excited!

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Spring is Here, Let's Go Queer

Hope everybody had a great Spring Break. Pride has piles of programming going on this week:

1) St. Louis QFest - "Between Love and Goodbye," 7pm Mon. March 16 @ the Tivoli: Join members of Pride Alliance tomorrow as we attend a screening of "Between Love and Goodbye" (trailer:, a part of the St. Louis LGBTQ Film Festival. Meet outside the Tivoli at 6:45, and make sure you give your ticket stub to an Exec member--Pride will subsidize you!

2) Pride Alliance Panel on LGBT Rights, 7-9pm Wed. March 18 in Seigle 204: Know your rights! Pride will be hosting a panel from 7-8 with members of the MO gay caucus speaking on LGBT rights, and PROMO will be doing a Lobby Day training from 8 to 9. (

3) DESTINATION Q QUEER RETREAT: Registration deadline is this Thursday, so hurry up and get your form in!

Don't forget that PROMO Lobby Day is next Wednesday March 25 in Jefferson City!

Spring '09 Pride Exec

Sexual Health Fact of the Week:
The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association provides online health care referrals. You can access their database of members at this page or contact them at (415) 255-4547.

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Queer Retreat Registration Form

Pride Alliance will be having its first annual 24-hour queer retreat, Destination Q, from 6pm to 6pm on March 27-28 at Kiwanis Camp Wyman in Eureka, MO.

Attached is the registration form. Because space at the retreat will be limited, we will be accepting registration forms on a first-come, first-serve basis. We recommend that you turn in your form as soon as possible to make sure you get a slot!

Registration requires a $15 down-payment that will be given back to you at the retreat, but forms turned into the Pride mailbox on the second floor of SU in the DUC by noon tomorrow (Friday March 6, 2009) can be submitted with only a $10 deposit. Hurry up and turn in your registration form--you don't wanna miss out on this great opportunity to learn more about yourself and make lasting new friendships.