September

Sex In the Dark
Thursday, September 7
7:00pm-9:00pm
First Street Residence Hall
 

This is our kickoff event to our Full Spectrum Sex
Series! Come with all of your sex questions and
we will answer them. Completely anonymous.

Open House
Tuesday, September 12
10:00am-2:00pm
LGBTQ Center (213 UCEN) and ICC (115 UCEN)

 

Meet the staff, grab a snack, make new friends, and check out our upcoming events.

Sex Is Fun Fair
Wednesday, September 27
1:00pm-5:00pm
3rd Floor UCEN, Alumni Room

 

Our annual Sex Is Fun Fair is an opportunity to
play fun games, enjoy carnival snacks, and gather
up a ton of information on sex and sexuality. Free
and confidential HIV testing is also available
during the fair in the Alumni Room.

Sex In Circles
Thursday, September 28
4:00pm-6:00pm
LGBTQ Center (213 UEN)

 

Ever heard of the "circles of sexuality"? Come
find out what those circles mean and how to use
your values when asking questions and making
decisions about healthy sexuality.

October

 
Queery Wueery Wibbilly Wobboly Timey Wimey History
Wednesday, October 4
12:00pm-1:30pm
TCLT Conference Room
 
Join us as guest speaker Tom Moore leads us in a discussion about same gender relationships and queer identities in U.S. History.

 

Sex ID

Thursday, October 5
4:00pm-6:00pm
LGBTQ Center (213 UCEN)
 

To make good decisions you need to know who
you are and what you want. And figuring that out
requires knowing what options are even available
to you. Spend this workshop with us really
exploring YOU.

Coming Out Monologues
Wednesday, October 11
6:00pm-8:00pm
164 FH

In celebration of National Coming Out day. Coming out is complicated! And we are coming out all the time. Hear students, faculty, staff, and community members tell their stories! Funny and sad and everything in between.

PRIDE Ball
Thursday, October 12
6:00pm-10:00pm
Happenings

 

Come create memories at this year's PRIDE Ball.  Sponsored by CAB and in collaboration with PRIDE student organization and the Ellen Bommarito LGBTQ Center, PRIDE Ball is  a place for everyone to come as they are and however they feel comfortable and have a great time. This years theme is "Come As You Are." The event is a place for everyone regardless of their sexual or gender orientation to show up and have a place to claim as their own. No matter how you show up or who you show up with you will be accepted! FREE and there will be snacks, music, and a photo booth.

Move with PRIDE
Thursday, October 19
6:00pm-9:00pm
Rec Center

 

Be proud of who YOU are! All bodies, all genders, all ages, all fitness levels are
welcome. Join us for open swim, drums alive, PIYO,
zumba, and family friendly activities.

 
David K. Johnson
The Lavender Scare: Washington's Deviant Bureaucrats
Wednesday, October 25
4:00pm
FH 111

 

David K. Johnson (Ph.D. Northwestern) is an Associate Professor in the history department at the University of South Florida.  His first book, The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government, (University of Chicago, 2004) won three awards, including the Herbert Hoover Book Award and the Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction.  A documentary film version of The Lavender Scare by Emmy-award winning director Josh Howard is currently on the film festival circuit.  Johnson co-edited The U.S. Since 1945: A Documentary Reader (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), an anthology of primary source documents for students studying modern American politics and culture.  He was a contributing author to the National Park Service’s LGBTQ America:  A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer History.  Johnson has held fellowships at the National Humanities Center, the Smithsonian Institution, the Social Science Research Council, CUNY’s Center for Gay and Lesbian Studies, and the Leather Archives and Museum.  He is currently completing the book “Buying Gay:  Physique Magazines, Censorship, and the Rise of the Gay Movement,” which chronicles the rise of a gay commercial network in the 1950s and 1960s. (A Wyatt Exploration Program Event)

 

November

Sex Escalator (staying on or getting off)
Thursday, November 2
4:00pm-6:00pm
LGBTQ Center (213 UCEN)
 

What's the Sex Escalator? Have you ever heard or
thought the question: "is this relationship going
anywhere?" Then welcome to the relationship
escalator. We know how relationships are
"supposed" to go...but is it healthy or right for
everyone? Come find out.

Sex A No?

Virginity, Abstinence and “Losing It”
Wednesday, November 8
4:00pm-6:00pm
LGBTQ Center (213 UCEN)
 

It may not seem like it but lots of people choose
not to have intercourse for any number of
reasons. But sexual behavior is A LOT MORE than
just intercourse. Find out what it means to be a
virgin, to practice abstinence, and to be sexually
healthy with or without intercourse.

Two Spirits Movie Screening and Talk Back
Tuesday, November 14
6:00pm-9:00pm
KIVA and ICC
TWO SPIRITS interweaves the tragic story of a mother’s loss of her son with a revealing look at a time when the world wasn’t simply divided into male and female, and many Native American cultures held places of honor for people of integrated genders.

 

Transgender Day of Remembrance
Thursday, November 16
6:00pm-7:00pm
McKinnon Plaza
 

The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was started by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honor the memory of Rita Hester, a transgender woman who was killed in 1998. The vigil commemorated all the transgender people lost to violence that year and began an important memorial that has become the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. Participate in the Transgender Day of Remembrance by attending our vigil to honor all those whose lives were lost to anti-transgender violence.