MSU Pride Week 2014

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Community Building and Leadership Across Multiple and Intersecting Identities #1: Alex Lange

Wednesday, April 9, 11 am

Room 6, Student Services Building

One of three interactive workshops for student leaders, each presented by a candidate for the position of Assistant Director of the LBGT Resource Center. Students will have the opportunity to provide feedback.
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1iqbMuJ


“God Loves Uganda” – Screening

Wednesday, April 9, 7:30 pm

Room 115, International Center

This is the Michigan premier of this critically acclaimed, award-winning documentary, a powerful exploration of the evangelical campaign to change African culture with anti-gay values imported from American evangelicals.
Sponsored by: LBGT Resource Center, African Studies Center, GenCen and OISS
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1gESSOt


Queer Conversations

Thursday, April 10, 2 – 5 pm

The Writing Center (300 Bessey)

Designed to invite conversation and collaboration on queer issues and research, this inaugural half-day symposium will focus on the queer work graduate students are doing across disciplines and departments.
Sponsored by: Queer Theory Playground, CAL Inclusion Committee, GenCen, Writing Center, and Project 60/50
Web: http://queerconversations.com/


National Day of Silence

Friday, April 11, All day

Campuswide

The National Day of Silence is a day of action in which students across the country vow to take a form of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools, a problem that affects all students. This year at MSU look for students showing their support for the Day of Silence by wearing a red awareness ribbon.
Web: http://dayofsilence.org/


Queered for Take-Off

Friday, April 11, 12 – 2 pm

Education Wing, Broad Art Museum

Join our photo campaign for LBGTA visibility at MSU! We want to record our presence at this university. Come show your pride and have your picture taken, alone or with a group of friends.
Sponsored by: Trans*Action and the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum


International Coffee Hour

Friday, April 11, 4 – 6 pm

Lower Level Lounge, McDonel Hall

This special International Coffee Hour is a chance for domestic and international students of all different sexual orientations and gender identities to meet over a cup of coffee!
Sponsored by: LBGT Resource Center and OISS
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1g1xkMy


Drag Show

Friday, April 11, 9 – 11 pm

International Center Food Court

The infamous annual drag show will have a Hollywood theme this year. Doors open at 8:30 pm. There will be a panel discussion about drag vs. transgender identity immediately preceding the show at 7pm right next door in 228 Erickson (first 50 students to the panel will receive early entrance to the drag show).
Sponsored by: UAB, RHA, and Delta Lambda Phi
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1hm7OHd


Speed-Dating, Picnic, and Gaymes

Saturday, April 12, 2 – 5 pm

Student Services Courtyard

(Rain location: Room 6 Student Services)
This event will include funny ice breakers, many outdoors games such as croquet and bocce ball, we will also have a bunch of food.
Sponsored by Spectrum and PRIDE
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Lavender Reception and Mosaic Awards

Sunday, April 13, 1:30 – 4 pm

Lincoln Room, Kellogg Center

A celebration to honor the LBGTQ and ally graduating students and student leaders and others who have made significant contributions to support the LBGTQA campus community.
Sponsored by: LBGT Resource Center & Alliance of Queer & Ally Students
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/OthMtB


A Dialogue with Queer People of Faith

Monday, April 14, 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Room 1345 Engineering Building

QCROSS is joining with One Community campus ministry to host a panel of queer people of faith followed by break out discussion groups to discuss the intersection of sexuality and spirituality.
Sponsored by: QCROSS
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1im2m2h


Let’s Talk About Sex Positivity

Monday, April 14, 8 pm

E-10 Holmes Hall

A discussion about sexual harassment and sex positivity.
Sponsored by: Spectrum


Community Building and Leadership Across Multiple and Intersecting Identities #2: Tharyn Grant

Wednesday, April 16, 11 am

Room 6, Student Services Building

One of three interactive workshops for student leaders, each presented by a candidate for the position of Assistant Director of the LBGT Resource Center. Students will have the opportunity to provide feedback.
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1jopMr7


Robyn Ochs

Wednesday, April 16, 3 pm and 7 pm

Location TBD

Robyn Ochs is an American bisexual and LGBT rights activist. She is a professional speaker and workshop leader. Her primary fields of interest are gender, sexuality, identity and coalition building. She is the editor of the Bisexual Resource Guide and the coeditor of the anthology Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World. Ochs teaches courses on topics including LGBT history and politics in the United States, the politics of sexual orientation, and the experiences of those who transgress the binary categories of gay/straight, masculine/feminine, black/white and/or male/female.
Sponsored by: The Alliance of Queer and Ally Students


Taking Pride Home

Thursday, April 17, 7:30 pm

Courtyard between Mason-Abbot and Snyder-Phillips

As Pride Week comes to a close, join RING and LIGHT in glitter spray painting your own mini canvas. Take home a piece of MSU Pride Week history!
Sponsored by: RING and LIGHT
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/Q8irC3


Community Building and Leadership Across Multiple and Intersecting Identities #3: Missy Dominguez

Friday, April 18, 11 am

Room 6, Student Services Building

One of three interactive workshops for student leaders, each presented by a candidate for the position of Assistant Director of the LBGT Resource Center. Students will have the opportunity to provide feedback.
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1mUFZIe


Pride Quilt

Collecting Squares All Week! Kits Available at LBGT RC and RING Room

Make a square with RING on Friday, April, 18, 6 – 7 pm

RING Room (Phillips Hall Basement)

Help create a piece of MSU LGBT community history! We are making a Pride Quilt to donate to the LGBT Resource Center. A huge variety of free supplies (yarns and knitting/crochet needles) will be available throughout the week in the RING Room and the LGBT Resource Center to make 5″ x 5″ squares of all types and colors. Drop off squares all week at the RING Room and LGBT RC, or at Pride Prom! The RING Room is behind an ID scanner. Contact msu.north.ring@gmail.com with any questions or for assistance.
Sponsored by: RING
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Hawaiian Themed Pride Prom

Friday, April 18, 8 pm

Room 120 Music Building

Come out and enjoy a prom like never before with your LGBT and ally friends! This event will wrap up MSU Pride Week 2014.
Sponsored by: PRISM & PRIDE
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Come Visit The Center!

We are here Monday through Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Who is the Center for? Everyone. And everyone comes to the Center. Everyone comes to The Center to visit with the Center Staff (we are cool like that), chill, meet-up with friends, ask questions, study, check-out the Community Gallery Exhibit, get a cup of coffee, have a good laugh, heat up lunch in the microwave, have a good cry, show us your favorite YouTube video, take a nap in our ‘fat boy’ (bean bag chair), see what is happening on campus, complain about your (INSERT GRIPE HERE), make friends, and get the help you need for just about anything by just asking.

On The Banks Of The Red Cedar,
Dee, Erich, Denzel, Laura, Zoe, and Mady


 Contact Us

Contacting us is easy!

  • Call us at 517-353-9520. If no one is in the office, you may leave a voicemail message.
  • Send email to lbgtrc@msu.edu; your email will be routed to the appropriate staff person.
  • You are always welcome to walk in the door of 302 Student Services (556 E. Circle Drive) and say hi! Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.
  • Visit the Center Staff Page to find the email address for a particular staff member.

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