Identity Weeks

Each year the Gender & LGBTQIA Center's Student Assistants work on multiple Identity Weeks to increase attention, visibility, awareness, and education around specific identities across the LGBTQIA spectrum.

September - National Week of Bi Visibility

Held on the 3rd week of September to align with September 23rd's National Day of Bi Visibility, Elon expands to host National Week of Bi Visibility.  We typically include a Tuesday College Coffee highlighting Bi role models and identities, as well as educational events focused on bisexual and pansexual identities.

October - National Coming Out Week

Held on the 1st full week of October, to align with October 11th's National Coming Out Day, Elon expands to host National Coming Out Week.  We typically include a Tuesday College Coffee highlighting LGBTQIA role models and identities, as well as educational events and ally trainings focused on the depth and breadth across LGBTQIA identities.

October - Intersex and Asexual Awareness Week

Held on the last week of October, to align with October 26's National Intersex Awareness Day & the beginning of National Asexual Awareness Week, Elon expands to host Intersex and Asexual Awareness Week.  We typically include a Tuesday College Coffee highlighting Intersex and Asexual role models and identities, as well as educational events focused on intersex and asexual identities.

November - Trans Awareness Week

Held of the 3rd week of November, to align with November 20's International Transgender Day of Remembrance, Elon expands to host Trans Awareness Week.  We typically include a Tuesday College Coffee highlighting trans, genderfluid, and non-binary role models and identities, as well as educational events and a large vigil focused on trans identities.

April - Spring Pride Week

Held in April, our queer-straight student alliance known as Spectrum hosts a week of events for Spring Pride Week.  We typically include a Bar-B-Queer, national speakers, and the week culminates with Dragstravaganza, our annual student, employee, and community drag show.