Memory Lane: Past LGBTQ Events

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Spring 2016

May

Tue 3rd - Lavender Graduation - 5:00 - Oaks 212 - Join us to honor our graduating seniors and celebrate LGBTQIA successes at Elon during the 2015-2016 academic year.

 

April

Fri 1st - Torah Study - 2:00 - Hillel House - Scott Fried will be attending Torah Study at the Hillel House. This will be open to everyone and is extremely interesting.

Fri 1st - From Scared to Sacred: AIDS, Love and Staying Alive - 5:00 - Numen Lumen Pavilion - Scott Fried is an award-winning international public speaker, HIV/AIDS educator, and author. When Scott learned he was HIV positive almost twenty years ago, he decided to devote the rest of his life to speaking about his journey to accepting who he is. His presentation revolves around the core belief that everyone should value their life and hold it sacred.

Fri 1st - Rainbow Shabbat with Hillel and Spectrum - 6:30 - McBride Room (Numen Lumen Pavilion) - This is a fully catered (and free) meal containing every colorful food you can think of! Fruits, Veggies, lasagna and more. Also at dinner Scott will be answering any questions, and will be hanging out with everyone.

Fri 1st - Oneg Shabbat - 8:00 - Hillel House - This is open to everyone. At Oneg there will be dessert (still free), and Scott will also be there to hang out and answer questions!

Wed 6th - The Problem of Distance: Queer and Feminist Scholarship and Activism by Kristin Ringleberg - 6:00 - Spence 201

Wed 6th - Liminal Faith: A Trans Man's Journey Through Gender, Belief and Reconciliation - 6:30 - Numen Lumen (McBride Space)

Tue 12th - EFFECT Walk Against Victim Blaming - 5:00 - Speaker's Corner - Come join EFFECT as they walk to combat the stigma surrounding those who have decided to come forward.

Mon 18th - Bar-B-Queer - 5:00 - Outside McEwan - Outdoor grilling at the grills outside of McEwan Dining Hall; Meat and Vegetarian options will be available.

Tue 19th - Tie-Dye Tuesday - 2:00 - Speakers Corner - Come out for Tie-Dye Tuesday! T-Shirts, socks and dye will be provided.

Wed 20th - CommUNITY Dinner: Gender and Sexuality Topis in the Presidential Election - 6:00 - Green World (Upstairs McEwen)

Thu 21st - Matteo Lane - 7:00 - Irazu - Matteo Lane, hilarious comedian known for his appearences on MTV's Guy Code and Girl Code will be gracing the stage in Irazu to perform a set. This event is cosponsored by the SGA.

Fri 22nd - DRAGSTRAVAGANZA! - 10:00 - Taphouse - Join us in Taphouse for the annual performance of DRAGSTRAVAGANZA! Come out and see so awesome Queens and Kings take the stange by storm.

 

March

Fri 2nd - GLC Ally Training ( Faculty / Staff ) - 11:30 - Moseley 215

Fri 2nd - GLC Ally Training ( Students ) - 5:00 - Alamance 301

Thu 10th - Hate Crimes in Cyberspace: Charting a New Course for the 21st Century - Danielle Keats Citron, University of Maryland professor of law and author of the book “Hate Crimes in Cyberspace,” provides a systematic account of online harassment and the personal, economic, professional and social costs to its victims and society. Join us on March 10th to learn more about the issues of cyber stalking and bullying, and how we can address them! This event is part of the Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Lecture Series, which brings speakers to campus to help educate the Elon University community about healthy relationships and domestic violence.

Sat 26th - Alamance Against Discrimination: HB2 Rally and Vigil - 7:30 - Life's Journey United Church of Christ - LIfe's Journey UCC in partnership with Alamance Pride and Alamance NAACP are hosting this event to show support for NC's LGBT community and to protest SB2. Event will also feature voter registration courtesy of Alamance NAACP.

Wed 30th - HB2 Information Session - 5:30 - LaRose Digital Theater - Prof. Jason Husser & Matthew Antonio Bosch will discuss the political process surrounding the recent NC legislation & how a variety of communities have been impacted by the passage of this bill. Student Q&A to follow - encourage everyone to attend! Co-sponsored by Council on Civic Engagement and Gender & LGBTQIA Center.

Thu 31st - I Heart Female Orgasm - 8:00 - McKinnon Hall - I Heart Female Orgasm is a program co-sponsored by 12 departments, focusing on female sexuality, pleasure, and sex education with speakers Lindsey Fram and Marshall Miller.

February

Thu 4th - Spectrum's GAYmes Night - 7:00 - Moseley 216 - A wonderful chance to play games and meet cool new friends at this week's Spectrum meeting.

Tue 9th - Enculturating Transgender Medicine & Deconstructing the Down Low: An Anthropological Engagement with Gender Reassignment Surgery and MSM Sexuality - 7:00 - Yeager Recital Hall - Dr. Muriel Vernon will present an overview of her research focusing primarily on the ethnographic nature of anthropological knowledge production.

Sun 14th - The Vagina Monologues - 6:30 & 9:00 - Whitley Auditorium - EFFECT hosts it's annual performance of The Vagina Monologues in Whitley Auditorium.

Fri 19th - The Human Library Project - 2:00 - Belk Library - Participate in 20 minute long conversations on identities and inclusion from our faculty and staff.

Fri 26th - The Hijabi Monologues - 7:30 - Whitley Auditorium - Stories and experience of American Muslim women will be offered in a space where Muslim women can speak openly about their experiences as women, as Americans and as human beings.

Fri 26th - Amistad We Stand - 7:30 - McCrary Theater - This performance is inspired by a research project conducted in a slave castle in Ghana that operated from 1672 til the 1800s and is a choreographer's interpretation of the events and personalities related to historical accounts from that time period.

Winter 2016

January

Wed 6th - MLK Commemorative Address - 6:00 - McCrary Theater - Come listen to MSNBC Anchor Mellissa Harris-Perry give a speech to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Admission is $13 or  free with an Elon ID. Tickets available Wednesday, December 9 at the Box Office.

Fri 8th - Lunch with J Mase III - 12:00 - 1:00 - Want to join a small group of students for free lunch with J Mase III? Email mbosch3@elon.edu to reserve your space!

Fri 8th - GLC Drop-In with J Mase III - 2:00 - 3:00 Come relax & chill with poet/educator/activist J Mase III in the Gender & LGBTQIA Center.

Fri 8th - It Is My Duty to Spit: Using Poetry for Social Justice - 7:30 - Whitley Auditorium - A performance by poet, speaker, author and Queer activist J Mase III that addresses issues facing LGBTQIA youth and adults and speaks on his own experience.

Mon 11th - Your Princess is in Another Castle:  Harassment & Bullying in Gaming Culture & Digital Media - 5:00 - Lakeside 2nd Floor (212/213/214) - Come listen to cultural critic and columnist Arthur Chu speak about sexism and racism in online communities and how to promote positive online discourse.

Tue 12th - LGBTQIA Ally Training for Elon Law School - 10:45 - Elon Law School Classroom 207 - Following December’s Elon Law School training for faculty & staff, we’re hosting one for all the L2 (2nd-Year) Law Students as part of their full day of diversity sessions across GLC, CREDE, etc.

Tue 12th - Winter Term Teach-Ins - 5:00 - Elon Faculty will present 55-minute sessions, including topics like the Confederate Flag, Disrupting White Supremacy, Lessons from Deaf-Gain, as well as these specific sessions incorporating gender & sexuality. Register online here: http://www.elon.edu/e-web/academics/winterTerm/wtevents.xhtml

Wed 13th - LGBTQIA Ally Training for all Elon Undergraduate Students - 7:00 - McKinnon D/Moseley 128 D - Open to all Elon undergraduate students, this training includes the latest identity terminology, LGBTQIA history, discussions on homophobia & heterosexism, ally tips, real-life scenarios, and current events. Sponsored by the Gender and LGBTQIA Center.

Fall 2015

August

Sat 15th - LGBTQ College Student Admissions Fair (Charlotte, NC) - Come see Gender & LGBTQIA Center as we join with Elon Admissions at our table during Charlotte Pride's LGBTQ College Student Fair, sponsored by Campus Pride.  Find us in the 'college zone!'

Tue 18th - New Faculty and Staff Resource Fair - 2:30 - 3:45 - Great Hall, Global Commons - Come learn about the different resources on campus including the LGBTQIA Employee Resource Group, the Gender and LGBTQIA Center, and how to book a LGBTQIA Guest Lecture for your classes.

Tue 18th - Reception for all LGBTQIA and Ally Faculty and Staff - 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Oak House - All LGBTQIA & Ally faculty and staff are invited to this annual social to welcome the new, reconnect with the returning, and learn more about LGBTQIA inclusion at Elon. Refreshments provided. Sponsored by Elon's LGBTQIA Employee Resource Group.

Fri 21st - Drag Queen Bingo - 5:30 p.m. - Elon Community Church - Hosted by Drag Entertainer, Mary K. Mart. This bingo event is a fun, hilarious fundraiser for the first ever Alamance Pride Festival (www.alamancepride.org). Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at www.counciltickets.org

Thu 27th - LGBTQIA & Ally New Student Welcome - 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Lakeside 2nd Floor - This is a time for all Incoming Students to connect with Faculty, Staff, and Returning Students and learn about the upcoming year.  President Lambert will address the crowd as well.   All are invited and refreshments will be provided.

September

Thu 3rd - FILM:  The Mask You Live In - 5:00-7:00 in Moseley Oak Room (1st Floor) - part of Gender Anti-Violence Film Series, co-sponsored by Health Promotions, Inclusive Community Well-Being, and Women's & Gender Studies.

Fri 4th - Student Organization Fair (OrgFair) - Outside Moseley Center - Make sure to swing throughand see EFFECT, Spectrum, SPARKS in addition to all the student orgs, campus rec teams, and musical groups who will be tabling with snacks and sign-up sheets for their events and meetings.

Tue 8th - Supporting Survivors Workshops / Monument Quilt - 4:30-6:00 in Moseley 215 - University professional staff and peer educators provide information and introductory-training for supporting survivors of sexual violence, relationship violence and stalking.

Tue 8th - PFLAG General Meeting - 7:00 in Elon Community Church - The local chapter of the national PFLAG organization (formerly Parents & Friends of Lesbians And Gays) meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00PM.  All community members are welcome to attend whether you have a loved one who is LGBTQIA, or whether you may be a self-identified LGBTQIA person.  This group provides support to one another through guided discussions about personal topics around LGBTQIA identity and ways to be a strong ally and advocate for the LGBTQIA people in our lives.  Please check us out at:  www.elon.edu/e-web/students/lgbtq/PFLAG.xhtml or www.facebook.com/pages/PflagAlamance/131581420245402

Thu 10th - Spectrum Stu Org Weekly Mtg - 7:00 in Moseley 217 - Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Student Alliance is a great space to find new friends, get connected, share stories, and learn more about ourselves and our journeys.  We host Game Nights, Halloween Party, Bowling & Skating, Ally Nights, Film Screenings, Day of Silence, and Dragstravaganza.  Email us at spectrum@elon.edu and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2201587423/

Tue 15th - Challenging Rape Culture / Monument Quilt - 4:30-6:00 in Moseley 215 - University professional staff and peer educators provide information and introductory-training for supporting survivors of sexual violence, relationship violence and stalking.

Thu 17th - RAIN Day - Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexualities Studies collaborates with EFFECT (Elon Feminists) to promote education and awareness around issues involving rape, assault, and incest.  Programming details coming soon.

Thu 17th - PANEL:  Making Sense of Religious Freedom & Marriage Equality - 5:30pm in McBride Room (Numen Lumen) - Watch this intriguing panel on the varying viewpoints around biblical and modern interpretations of marriage and what this means for advancing LGBTQIA rights and equality beyond marriage.  Co-sponsored by the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, Elon Law School, and the Gender & LGBTQIA Center.

Thu 17th - Spectrum Stu Org Weekly Mtg - 7:00 in Moseley 217 - Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Student Alliance is a great space to find new friends, get connected, share stories, and learn more about ourselves and our journeys.  We host Game Nights, Halloween Party, Bowling & Skating, Ally Nights, Film Screenings, Day of Silence, and Dragstravaganza.  Email us at spectrum@elon.edu and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2201587423/

Sat 19th - Greensboro Pride - All Day - Located in the heart of Greensboro, this local weekend event features a festival of many vendors and musical acts. http://www.greensboropride.org

Sun 20th - NC Trans Pride Celebration - 12:00-6:00pm - We are proud to announce the second NC Trans Pride event located at the Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center in Greensboro, NC.  NC Trans* Pride is hosted to culminate the latter half of Greensboro Pride Weekend.

Mon 21st - EFFECT Weekly Meeting - 6:00 in Moseley 217 - EFFECT is the open membership feminist organization at Elon which produces and collaborate on events such as Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, Vagina Monologues and Take Back the Night.

Tue 22nd - Supporting Survivors Workshops / Monument Quilt - 4:30-6:00 in Moseley 215 - University professional staff and peer educators provide information and introductory-training for supporting survivors of sexual violence, relationship violence and stalking.

Wed 23rd - National Day of Bi Visibility - This is a day that honors people who identify as bisexual, pansexual, and fluid. In recognition of Yom Kippur and Eid Al-Adha, our programming has moved to the 24th.

Thu 24th - GLC Faculty Kickbacks with Dr. Lynn Huber - 4:30-5:30 in GLC (Moseley 211) - In honor of the National Day of Bi Visibility, we are honored to have our first Faculty speaker be Dr. Lynn Huber (Religious Studies). This is an informal dialogue that will be held each month where faculty "kick back with students" and discuss hot topics and current events around gender and sexuality. Refreshments will be provided, come chill in the GLC and "kick back" with Prof. Huber.

Thu 24th - "Can I Kiss You?" with Mike Domitrz - Offered Twice at 4:30 and 7:30 in Moseley's McKinnon Hall - Emotionally-honest, challenging, humorous and filled with skill-building activities. Moving beyond awareness-raising, this program teaches the audience exactly HOW to make a difference.

Thu 24th - Spectrum Stu Org Weekly Mtg - 7:00 in Moseley 217 - Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Student Alliance is a great space to find new friends, get connected, share stories, and learn more about ourselves and our journeys.  We host Game Nights, Halloween Party, Bowling & Skating, Ally Nights, Film Screenings, Day of Silence, and Dragstravaganza.  Email us at spectrum@elon.edu and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2201587423/

Fri 25th - Drag Queen Bingo - 5:30 p.m. - Elon Community Church - Hosted by Drag Entertainer, Mary K. Mart. This bingo event is a fun, hilarious fundraiser for the first ever Alamance Pride (www.alamancepride.org). Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at www.counciltickets.org

Sat 26th - NC LGBTQIA Pride Parade - Duke Campus, Durham, N.C. - Walk with us in the parade and represent Elon University! To sign-up, contact spectrum@elon.edu and mbosch3@elon.edu - We always make fun signs and shirts ahead of time, and we would love to have another year with a few dozen marchers for the parade.

Mon 28th - EFFECT Weekly Meeting - 6:00 in Moseley 217 - EFFECT is the open membership feminist organization at Elon which produces and collaborate on events such as Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, Vagina Monologues and Take Back the Night.

Mon 28th - FILM:  The Hunting Ground - 7:00-10:00 - part of Gender Anti-Violence Film Series, co-sponsored by Health Promotions, Inclusive Community Well-Being, and Women's & Gender Studies.  The filmmaker will also be present for a talkback with Q&A.

Wed 30th - Piper Kerman "Gettin' Outta This Place" - 7:30pm in McCrary Theatre (Center for the Arts) - A non-violent drug offender became a best-selling author with “Orange is the New Black.” Today, Kerman is a tireless advocate on prison and criminal justice reform. Through her work with national agencies and in Washington, D.C., she champions alternatives to inside time and programs to aid reentry into society. Kerman was recently presented the 2015 Humanist Heroine of the Year Award by Harvard University. Admission: $13 or Elon ID. Tickets available Wednesday, September 9 - http://www.elon.edu/e-net/Article/116140

October

Thu 1st - Spectrum Stu Org Weekly Mtg - 7:00 in Moseley 217 - Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Student Alliance is a great space to find new friends, get connected, share stories, and learn more about ourselves and our journeys.  We host Game Nights, Halloween Party, Bowling & Skating, Ally Nights, Film Screenings, Day of Silence, and Dragstravaganza.  Email us at spectrum@elon.edu and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2201587423/

Mon 5th - EFFECT Weekly Meeting - 6:00 in Moseley 217 - EFFECT is the open membership feminist organization at Elon which produces and collaborate on events such as Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, Vagina Monologues and Take Back the Night.

Mon 5th - National Coming Out Week - Join us for a whole host of events this week (see below for details) to celebrate National Coming Out Week right before Fall Break!

Mon 5th - Student Chat with Elon Alumnus Michael Nutt - 1:30-2:30 in GLC (Moseley 211) - From the Los Angeles area, Michael Nutt is returning to Elon and would love to meet with students to discuss changes in LGBTQIA inclusion since his Elon graduation nearly 25 years ago.  Michael is active with GLAAD, formerly Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, which changed its official name to GLAAD in order to be more expansive & inclusive of Bi & Trans identities.  Come join us as we discuss the pros & cons of being "out in the workplace" and "out in the real world."

Mon 5th - National Day Without Stigma - All Day in Moseley 1st Floor Hallway Tables - The objective of National Day Without Stigma is to eliminate the shame and discrimination surrounding mental health disorders by creating communities of understanding, support, and help-seeking.

Tue 6th - College Coffee - 9:40 - 10:20 a.m. - In honor of National Coming Out Week, the Gender and LGBTQIA Center will host a table. Come pick-up your rainbow b-ELON-g stickers and buttons and grab a rainbow sprinkled doughnut in the process!

Wed 7th - LGBTQIA Ally Training for Faculty and Staff - 11:30 - 1:30 p.m. - Moseley 215 - Learn about LGBTQIA hot topics, terms, laws, life stories, and how to be a stronger ally or advocate for our students and co-workers. Meet new people and help show LGBTQIA & Ally members of our community that they b-ELON-g! No prior knowledge required. Attendees will receive a framed certificate of completion and FREE lunch.

Wed 7th - FILM:  Private Violence - 4:30-6:30, in Lakeside 214 - part of Gender Anti-Violence Film Series, co-sponsored by Health Promotions, Inclusive Community Well-Being, and Women's & Gender Studies.  The filmmaker, Cynthia Hill, will also be present for a talkback with Q&A.

Thu 8th - Spectrum Stu Org Weekly Mtg - 7:00 in Moseley 217 - Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Student Alliance is a great space to find new friends, get connected, share stories, and learn more about ourselves and our journeys.  We host Game Nights, Halloween Party, Bowling & Skating, Ally Nights, Film Screenings, Day of Silence, and Dragstravaganza.  Email us at spectrum@elon.edu and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2201587423/

Sat 10th - Alamance County LGBTQIA Pride Festival - 11:00-5:00pm at Historic Train Depot in Downtown Burlington, NC - Come join us for the 1st ever Alamance LGBTQIA Pride Festival, with lots of musical performances, food vendors, pride gifts, and fun for the family.  Bring your loved ones, friends, pets, coworkers, and more!  Elon University is a major sponsor of this events, and you can check out more details at www.alamancepride.org and www.facebook.com/AlamancePride !

Mon 12th - EFFECT Weekly Meeting - 6:00 in Moseley 217 - EFFECT is the open membership feminist organization at Elon which produces and collaborate on events such as Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, Vagina Monologues and Take Back the Night.

Tue 13th - PFLAG General Meeting - 7:00 in Elon Community Church - The local chapter of the national PFLAG organization (formerly Parents & Friends of Lesbians And Gays) meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00PM.  All community members are welcome to attend whether you have a loved one who is LGBTQIA, or whether you may be a self-identified LGBTQIA person.  This group provides support to one another through guided discussions about personal topics around LGBTQIA identity and ways to be a strong ally and advocate for the LGBTQIA people in our lives.  Please check us out at:  www.elon.edu/e-web/students/lgbtq/PFLAG.xhtml or www.facebook.com/pages/PflagAlamance/131581420245402

Thu 15th - Spectrum Stu Org Weekly Mtg - 7:00 in Moseley 217 - Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Student Alliance is a great space to find new friends, get connected, share stories, and learn more about ourselves and our journeys.  We host Game Nights, Halloween Party, Bowling & Skating, Ally Nights, Film Screenings, Day of Silence, and Dragstravaganza.  Email us at spectrum@elon.edu and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2201587423/

Fri 16th - Homecoming GLC Open House - 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. - For all alumni and visitors back on campus, come swing by the newly created Gender and LGBTQIA Center located in Moseley 211 anytime between the hours of 12-5 to meet current students and see the new space.

Sat 17th - Champagne Brunch with President Lambert - 11:00 - 1:00 p.m. - President Lambert will address our LGBTQIA and Ally alumni. Community enrichment awards are given to deserving alumni, employees, and students who have impacted their communities. and uplifted LGBTQIA identity. Sign-up at www.elon.edu/e/alumni/homecoming

Mon 19th - EFFECT Weekly Meeting - 6:00 in Moseley 217 - EFFECT is the open membership feminist organization at Elon which produces and collaborate on events such as Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, Vagina Monologues and Take Back the Night.

Thu 22nd - GLC Faculty Kickbacks - 4:30-5:30 in GLC (Moseley 211) - In honor of the National Coming Out Month, we are honored to have our second faculty speaker be Dr. Kevin Bourque (English). This is an informal dialogue that will be held each month where faculty "kick back with students" and discuss hot topics and current events around gender and sexuality. Refreshments will be provided, come chill in the GLC and "kick back" with Prof. Bourque.

Thu 22nd - Spectrum Stu Org Weekly Mtg - 7:00 in Moseley 217 - Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Student Alliance is a great space to find new friends, get connected, share stories, and learn more about ourselves and our journeys.  We host Game Nights, Halloween Party, Bowling & Skating, Ally Nights, Film Screenings, Day of Silence, and Dragstravaganza.  Email us at spectrum@elon.edu and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2201587423/

Mon 26th - EFFECT Weekly Meeting - 6:00 in Moseley 217 - EFFECT is the open membership feminist organization at Elon which produces and collaborate on events such as Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, Vagina Monologues and Take Back the Night.

Tue 27th - Being Straight @ Elon - 6:30-7:30 in Moseley 215 - Come learn things you never knew about the impact of invisible privileges and advantages attached to being a straight college student at Elon University.  Sponsored by the Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education.

Thu 29th - Spectrum Haunted Costume Party! - Come join Spectrum at Elon Taphouse for a wonderful party, a performance by one of the all female acappella groups on campus, the Shirley Tempos, and a costume contest! The party starts at 8pm and ends at 10.

November

Mon 2nd - EFFECT Weekly Meeting - 6:00 in Moseley 217 - EFFECT is the open membership feminist organization at Elon which produces and collaborate on events such as Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, Vagina Monologues and Take Back the Night.

Thu 5th - Spectrum Stu Org Weekly Mtg - 7:00 in Moseley 217 - Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Student Alliance is a great space to find new friends, get connected, share stories, and learn more about ourselves and our journeys.  We host Game Nights, Halloween Party, Bowling & Skating, Ally Nights, Film Screenings, Day of Silence, and Dragstravaganza.  Email us at spectrum@elon.edu and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2201587423/

Mon 9th - EFFECT Weekly Meeting - 6:00 in Moseley 217 - EFFECT is the open membership feminist organization at Elon which produces and collaborate on events such as Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, Vagina Monologues and Take Back the Night.

Mon 9th - FILM:  My Masculinity Helps - 5:00-6:30 in LaRose Digital Theatre (KOBC) - part of Gender Anti-Violence Film Series, co-sponsored by Health Promotions, Inclusive Community Well-Being, and Women's & Gender Studies.  The filmmaker, Marc Grimmett, will also be present for a talkback with Q&A.

Tue 10th - PFLAG General Meeting - 7:00 in Elon Community Church - The local chapter of the national PFLAG organization (formerly Parents & Friends of Lesbians And Gays) meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00PM.  All community members are welcome to attend whether you have a loved one who is LGBTQIA, or whether you may be a self-identified LGBTQIA person.  This group provides support to one another through guided discussions about personal topics around LGBTQIA identity and ways to be a strong ally and advocate for the LGBTQIA people in our lives.  Please check us out at:  www.elon.edu/e-web/students/lgbtq/PFLAG.xhtml or www.facebook.com/pages/PflagAlamance/131581420245402

Thu 12th - Spectrum Stu Org Weekly Mtg - 7:00 in Moseley 217 - Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Student Alliance is a great space to find new friends, get connected, share stories, and learn more about ourselves and our journeys.  We host Game Nights, Halloween Party, Bowling & Skating, Ally Nights, Film Screenings, Day of Silence, and Dragstravaganza.  Email us at spectrum@elon.edu and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2201587423/

Fri 13th & Sat 14th - Intersect Diversity and Leadership Conference

Mon 16th - EFFECT Weekly Meeting - 6:00 in Moseley 217 - EFFECT is the open membership feminist organization at Elon which produces and collaborate on events such as Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, Vagina Monologues and Take Back the Night.

Mon 16th - Trans* Awareness Week - Help us celebrate Trans* Awareness Week (check back for upcoming details)  as we uplift the lives and voices of transgender, genderqueer, and genderfluid peoples before we break for Thanksgiving Week!

Thu 19th - GLC Faculty Kickbacks - 4:30-5:30 in GLC (Moseley 211) - In honor of the Transgender Awareness Week, we are honored to have our third faculty speaker, Prof. Aleks Babic (Public Health). This is an informal dialogue that will be held each month where faculty "kick back with students" and discuss hot topics and current events around gender and sexuality. Refreshments will be provided, come chill in the GLC and "kick back" with Prof. Babic!

Thu 19th - Spectrum Stu Org Weekly Mtg - 7:00 in Moseley 217 - Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Student Alliance is a great space to find new friends, get connected, share stories, and learn more about ourselves and our journeys.  We host Game Nights, Halloween Party, Bowling & Skating, Ally Nights, Film Screenings, Day of Silence, and Dragstravaganza.  Email us at spectrum@elon.edu and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2201587423/

Fri 20th - Transgender Day of Remembrance - Our LGBTQIA Student Organization, Spectrum, is currently planning an event in honor of TDOR.

December

In honor of Reading Day & preparation for finals, Elon University does not allow student events in December.  Best of luck to all students with end-of-semester finals and preparations!!!  Check out Winter Term & Spring Term events!!!

 

Spring 2015

February

10th- PFLAG Alamance monthly meeting! - 7pm at the Elon Community Church. PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) will host their monthly meeting open to any student, family and community member interested in sharing stories in a confidential space.

12th- Spectrum meeting! - 7pm Moseley 217. Open to all, Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Alliance. We host events and dialogues and there's always a friendly face ready to welcome you.

14th- Vagina Monologues! - Whitley Auditorium first show at 7pm second show at 9pm. A student production of the critically-acclaimed national performance written by Eve Ensler. Students will perform stories that inform the Elon community of global stereotypes, stigmas and violence that women are subjected to as well as resilience, pride and celebration of being a woman.

17th- Tomboy! - Screening of the movie Tomboy in Global Commons with a talk by Professor Aleks Babic.

19th- Spectrum meeting! - 7pm Moseley 217. Open to all, Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Alliance. We host events and dialogues and there's always a friendly face ready to welcome you.

20th-21st- LGBTQIA Alumni Network Leadership Team at Elon! - The Leadership Team will be on campus to learn about Elon's continued progress with LGBTQIA inclusion while developing strategies and initiatives that connect LGBTQIA and Allied Alumni.

24th- Beyond Binaries and Labels featuring national speaker Robyn Ochs! - Robyn will be at Elon hosting multiple workshops on Bi-identity, the spectrum of gender and sexuality, and the positives and negatives around choosing certain identity labels.

26th- Spectrum meeting! - 7pm Moseley 217. Open to all, Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Alliance. We host events and dialogues and there's always a friendly face ready to welcome you.

March

5th- Spectrum meeting! - 7pm Moseley 217. Open to all, Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Alliance. We host events and dialogues and there's always a friendly face ready to welcome you.

10th- PFLAG Alamance monthly meeting! - 7pm at the Elon Community Church. PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) will host their monthly meeting open to any student, family and community member interested in sharing stories in a confidential space.

12th- Spectrum meeting! - 7pm Moseley 217. Open to all, Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Alliance. We host events and dialogues and there's always a friendly face ready to welcome you.

19th- Spectrum meeting! - 7pm Moseley 217. Open to all, Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Alliance. We host events and dialogues and there's always a friendly face ready to welcome you.

26th- Spectrum meeting! - 7pm Moseley 217. Open to all, Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Alliance. We host events and dialogues and there's always a friendly face ready to welcome you.

April

2nd- Spectrum meeting! - 7pm Moseley 217. Open to all, Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Alliance. We host events and dialogues and there's always a friendly face ready to welcome you.

7th- Hero-sexuals! - Hero-sexuals: Gender and Sexuality in Comic Books. Join Matthew Antonio Bosch on a talk about Gender and Sexuality in Comic Books with a special focus on the X-Men series! Tuesday, April 7 join us at 5:45PM in Lakeside 212/213.

9th- Spectrum meeting! - 7pm Moseley 217. Open to all, Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Alliance. We host events and dialogues and there's always a friendly face ready to welcome you.

14th- PFLAG Alamance monthly meeting! - 7pm at the Elon Community Church. PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) will host their monthly meeting open to any student, family and community member interested in sharing stories in a confidential space.

16th- Spectrum meeting! - 7pm Moseley 217. Open to all, Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Alliance. We host events and dialogues and there's always a friendly face ready to welcome you.

16th- Dr. David Gushee! - Changing our Mind: Why I Changed My Mind on Full LGBTQIA Inclusion in the Church. 4:15 in Belk Pavillion 208 and 7pm in the Community Life Center at Elon Community Church.

17th- Day of Silence - Day of Silence to be broken at 3pm at Lake Mary Nell.

20th-24th- Pride Week! - Pride Week is hosted by Spectrum and includes a few events that highlight LGBTQIA identities. 24th is the Dragstravaganza!

20th- Crafts at Speakers Corner! - Join us for a day of Slackline, Tie-Dyeing and Crafts at Speakers Corner from 1-4. Hosted by Spectrum and SPARKS.

21st- College Coffee! - Burst the Heteronormative Bubble! Join us at College Coffee at the Academic Pavillions (with a rain location of McKinnon) for questions and prizes regarding heteronormativity!

22nd- Barbe-Queer! - Join us for a BBQ party at the Sloan plaza outside! Vegetarian food will be provided.

23rd- Dragstravaganza! - Come and see a spectacular drag show that also benefits Time Out Youth, a charity in Charlotte that helps LGBTQIA youth. Performed by students and faculty at Taphouse at 9pm.

23rd- Spectrum meeting! - 7pm Moseley 217. Open to all, Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Alliance. We host events and dialogues and there's always a friendly face ready to welcome you.

30th- Spectrum meeting! - 7pm Moseley 217. Open to all, Spectrum is Elon's Queer-Straight Alliance. We host events and dialogues and there's always a friendly face ready to welcome you.

May

4th- Lavendar Graduation! - 5:30-7:30pm Oaks 212. This is our annual send-off for our LGBTQIA and Ally Seniors. Awards will also be given out for outstanding achievements by students, faculty and staff. Dinner will be provided. Please RSVP: mbosch3@elon.edu

12th- PFLAG Alamance monthly meeting! - 7pm at the Elon Community Church. PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) will host their monthly meeting open to any student, family and community member interested in sharing stories in a confidential space.

 

Fall 2014

SEPTEMBER

15th- National GLC Awareness Day! - Open House in Moseley 211 for all interested in learning about the center for National Gender LGBTQIA Awareness

23rd-26th National Bi-Visiblity Week

23rd- Bi-Visibility at College Coffee- GLC has a table at College Coffee celebrating and education about bisexual identites in honor of National Bi-Visibilty Week

23rd- Bi-namite: An Open Bi-alogue on Bisexual and Pansexual Identities/ Moseley 211- Matthew Antonio Bosch and GLC Student Worker Becca Nipper are leading a discussion on Bi Identities in honor of National Bi-Visibility Week!

27th- NC LGBT Pride Parade in Durham- Members of Spectrum and GLC are taking a group trip to Raleigh/Durham Pride and walking in the Parade!

30th- LGBTQIA Speaker/Author Justin Lee- 7pm-8pm Elon Community Church- Author, LGBTQIA Activist and Conservative Christian Justin Lee will be speaking at ECC to talk about his experience in the Conservative Christian community as a gay man.

OCTOBER

2nd- Half the Sky Speakers at Convocation- Authors of the best selling book: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Oppurtunity for Women World Wide, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryll WuDunn will be speaking at Fall Convocation.  Panel to follow.

3rd- "Walk Against Victim Blaming" / 4:00pm Speakers Corner - Sponsored by EFFECT Elon Feminists as part of Support Survivors Week.

3rd-"Pelo Malo" Film Screening / 6:00pm LaRose Digital Theatre- Pelo Malo (Bad Hair) directed by Mariana Rondon will be screened. Themes of the film include gender identity, cultural identity, and homophobic panic.

6th- "Questioning the Closet" Discussion Group / 4:15pm / Atkins Small Conf Room (Koury Gym) - This group focuses on exploring gender identity, sexual orientation, and the pros/cons associated with whether or not to "come out" to friends and family.

7th- National Coming Out Week Table at College Coffee / 9:40am / Phi Beta Kappa Plaza - GLC will be hosting a table at College Coffee in honor of National Coming Out Week.

16th- "Ally Night" @ Spectrum / 7:00pm / Moseley 217 - Bring an Ally to the Spectrum Mtg, we'll be learning about what it means to be an ally to identities across the gender and sexuality spectrum.

17th- Homecoming GLC Open House / 4-5pm / Moseley 211- The Center will be open for all students, visitors, & Elon Alumni to see all the advancements made by Elon since their departure.  Food provided.

18th- Homecoming LGBTQIA Alumni Tailgate / Lake Mary Nell / 11am-1pm- Celebrate the homecoming GAYme with the LGBTQIA Community at Elon!

19th- Homecoming LGBTQIA Alumni Awards Brunch / Moseley's McKinnon D / 11am-1pm- Awards Luncheon for LGBTQIA Advancement

20th- "Questioning the Closet" Discussion Group / 4:15pm / Atkins Small Conf Room (Koury Gym) - This group focuses on exploring gender identity, sexual orientation, and the pros/cons associated with whether or not to "come out" to friends and family.

27th-31st Intersex and Asexual Identity Awareness Week

30th- Halloween Party / 9:15pm-11:00pm / TapHouse - Come celebrate Halloween with Spectrum - food, dancing, games, costumes are encouraged, along with a small cash donation to raise money for Time Out Youth assisting with LGBTQIA local youth - for more info, please check out our Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/989284304430285/

NOVEMBER

3rd- "Questioning the Closet" Discussion Group / 4:15 / Atkins Small Conf Room (Koury Gym) - This group focuses on exploring gender identity, sexual orientation, and the pros/cons associated with whether or not to "come out" to friends and family.

4th- "Practice Makes Perfect:  Mock Interviews & Resume Reviews for LGBTQIA Students" / 5:00-6:00 / Moseley 211 - Bring a sample resume, and practice your interview skills via our new "Group Interview" style.  Then we'll head down to the Student Professional Development Center to discuss topics like interview attire, facial piercings, tattoos, hair color, and general appearance on the job.  Co-sponsored across GLC & SPDC, featuring Rene Jackson, Amber McCraw, & Danielle Golinski !

17th- "Questioning the Closet" Discussion Group / 4:15 / Atkins Small Conf Room (Koury Gym) - This group focuses on exploring gender identity, sexual orientation, and the pros/cons associated with whether or not to "come out" to friends and family.

18th- College Coffee for Trans Awareness Week / 9:40am / Phi Beta Kappa Plaza - Join the GLC for a table celebrating "Trans Awareness Week" !  We'll be publicizing for model, trans advocate, & founder of GenderProud, Geena Rocero who is coming to visit on Fri Nov 21 & Sat Nov 22, exciting !!!

20th- Trans Day of Remembrance / 7:00pm / Moseley 217 - Spectrum is planning a vigil to honor those impacted by violence across trans* communities.

21st-22nd Intersect Conference - Elon is hosting the "Intersect" Diversity Leadership conference with keynote speaker, Geena Rocero - model, transgender advocate, founder of Gender Proud - for more information on Intersect, click here: http://www.elon.edu/e-web/students/multicultural_resources/conference/keynote.xhtml

DECEMBER

In honor of Reading Day & preparation for finals, Elon University does not allow student events in December.  Best of luck to all students with end-of-semester finals and preparations!!!  Check out Winter Term & Spring Term events!!!

 

Spring 2013

Friday, January 18, noon: Join the Elon community and Lock Arms for Peace as we walk from Young Commons to Moseley (yes, on the grass!), pausing to think about past struggles, symbolically bury the violence and oppression we've faced in the last year, and look forward to working together for peace and harmony. Sponsored by the MultiCultural Center and our University Chaplain, Jan Fuller, open to all members of the community, and a welcome reminder of Dr. King's important call to work together for justice everywhere and for everyone!

Tuesday, January 22, 7pm: Brother Outsider. Join us for a screening of this documentary about the life of Bayard Rustin, openly gay social justice activist and important colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We'll be in McEwen 011.

Fall 2012

Aug 30: LGBTQIA New Student Welcome. For the first time ever, we will be hosting a welcoming event for new students from across the rainbow. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, or Ally: you're all welcome at Elon, but let's make it official! Join us for refreshments, a brief run-down on what's available to you as a new member of our communities, and some meet-n-greet. (Shy? That's okay! Come and be shy. Not ready to stake your place in the alphabet? That's okay! Come and be indeterminate. No previous experience or naming necessary.) LGBTQ Resource Room, Powell House, 5:45pm.

Aug 31: LGBTQ Resource Room Open House. Join folks from across the Elon community and beyond in celebrating the opening of the LGBTQ Resource Room in Powell House. 3-5pm, drop by anytime for refreshments and to see the space and meet our staff.

Sept 14: Elon goes to Green Queen Bingo in Greensboro, our beloved partners the Guilford Green Foundation's regular fundraiser. Missed out? Go to another one! More info here.

Sept 18: Amendment One: What Really Happened? Two of Elon's finest faculty, Political Science Professor Laura Roselle and Law School Professor Sonya Garza will give their take on what the poll numbers really meant and what impact the amendment may be having on family law. 6:30pm, Belk Pavilion 208.

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Oct 2: Jonathan D. Katz, "Queer before Stonewall: Art, Eros and The Sixties." Come to Yeager Recital Hall at 6pm to meet an art world rockstar! Katz is co-curator of Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, the first queer exhibition ever mounted at a major US museum. He was founding director of Yale's Lesbian and Gay Studies Program, the first in the Ivy League. A pioneering scholar, in 1990, he was the first full-time American academic to be tenured in the field of gay and lesbian studies and founded and chaired both the Harvey Milk Institute, the largest queer studies institute in the world, and the Queer Caucus for Art of the College Art Association. He also co-founded Queer Nation, San Francisco, and the Gay and Lesbian Town Meeting, the organization that successfully lobbied for queer anti-discrimination statutes in the city of Chicago. He is the president and chief curator of the new Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in New York City.

Oct 11: National Coming Out Day. Come to Spectrum's "Coming Out All Over" event at 6:00pm in Oaks 212. There will be a panel of students and facstaff telling their coming out stories. In the meantime contemplate how important it is to be supportive of people who are coming out and share your stories of coming out to those around you as something (anything) that they might not like for you to be.

Oct 19 and 20: Homecoming! Our first full-on Elon LGBTQIA Alumni Network Homecoming. Join us at any or all of the following:
Friday, 6-8pm: LGBTQ Resource Room Open House. Drop by, have refreshments, and check out our new space!
Friday, 7pm sharp: Resource Room Ribbon Cutting and Alumni Network Awards Ceremony. Help us recognize the great work alumni and others have done in supporting and improving the lives of LGBTQIA people both at Elon and in other communities.
Saturday, 12:30-2:30: Tailgate with fellow alums or new friends.

Oct 22: It Gets Better! 7pm & 9pm, Yeager Recital Hall. The amazing Alpha Psi Omega students plus other Elon students who sing, dance, act, or speak will bring us another amazing It Gets Better Night with fundraising for the Project and an atmosphere of joyful musicality that makes an episode of Glee look boring. So excited you want to donate twice? Or confused about what Project entails? Check it out here. I highly recommend the Tim Gunn video.

Oct 26: International Intersex Awareness Day Film Screening, 5pm to 7pm, McEwen 011. "Intersex refers to a series of medical conditions in which a child's genetic sex (chromosomes) and phenotypic sex (genital appearance) do not match, or are somehow different from the "standard" male or female. About one in 2,000 babies are born visibly intersexed, while some others are detected later." (http://www.intersex-awareness-day.org/).

Nov 6: F to eMbody, 7:30pm, McKinnon. Who isn't excited to see the biggest names in transgender hip hop and multimedia performance? Katastrophe and Athens Boys Choir wake and shake you up (and educate you!).

SPECIAL EVENT:  November 9: Come on out to Powell House and celebrate the LGBTQ victories in the recent election! 4-6 PM this Friday.

Nov 20: National Transgender Day of Remembrance. Events tba.

Dec 1: World AIDS Day. Events tba!

Spring 2012

Jan 14: "Elon Cares" benefit concert for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, performed by students in Elon's Performing Arts Department. Two shows, 6:30 and 8:30, in Yeager Recital Hall. Admission is free but donations are welcome and a silent auction and raffle will take place. Sponsored by the Performing Arts Department.

Jan 15: Beloved Community Peace Journey & Candlelight Vigil in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Join the Elon community, including co-sponsors Spectrum, in a Peace Journey that will meet at Boney Fountain at 4pm, or just meet us in the Academic Pavillion ampitheater in front of Lindner Hall at 4:45pm for the Candlelight Vigil, co-sponsored and co-led by the LGBTQ Office. Organized by the Multicultural Center, these events have many co-sponsors so we won't list them all here. Come out and feel the shared sense of purpose!

Feb 15: Elon will take part in "Race to the Ballot", a state-wide campaign led by The Coalition to Protect NC Families to defeat the proposed anti-LGBTQI Amendment to the NC state constitution that will be voted on in the May 8 primary. McKinnon Hall, 7-9pm. A capella groups will compete, voter registration forms will be handed out, people who have run to raise money will rest their feet, education will occur. Voter registration will also happen at this week's college coffee.

Feb 17: "Gathering of LGBT Community and Friends." Join folks from around Alamance County at Replacements LTD (1089 Knox Rd., McLeansville) at 6:30pm for dinner, musical entertainment, and discussion of community efforts to defeat "Amendment One". Email phardy32262@aol.com for more information.

Feb 23: "Intersections: A Conversation About Race, Sexuality, and Religion with Dr. Roger A. Sneed." Sneed, from Furman University, recently published the book Representations of Homosexuality: Black Liberation Theology and Cultural Criticism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). 4:30-5:30pm, Belk Library room 206.

Feb 24: Dr. Marvin Ellison will speak from 9:25-10:35am on strategies the interfaith movement has used to fight for marriage equality in Maine. This keynote is part of a day-long symposium, "Sex, Religion, and the Public Square:  Religious Discourse in Debates about Same-Sex Marriage" sponsored by the Elon Center for the Study of Religion.

Mar 30-31: Elon's first EVER LGBTQIA Alumni Summit! Did you graduate from Elon? Want to get involved as an LGBTQIA alum? Join us! Contact Durice White for more info (dwhite15@elon.edu).

Apr 4: Women's and Gender Studies “open class” on Queer Theory at Elon, 5-6:30pm, Duke 202. Join students from the WGS capstone class (WGS 300), Kirstin Ringelberg, and Elizabeth Nelson for a facilitated conversation.

Apr 5: This is the last day to register to vote in North Carolina.

Apr 5: Vote Against Photo Project! Come to McKinnon E&F in Moseley between 10am and 4pm to have your picture taken showing your commitment to vote against Amendment One. T-shirts to wear for the shoot will be provided, and a donation lets you take one home. Free and open to the public.

Apr 12: Non-Violence Studies is sponsoring a talk by Anna Kirey on "LGBT rights in Eastern Europe and post-Soviet Union: Activism, State Response and International Organizations." 4:15-5:30, Gray Pavilion 201.

Apr 12: The Liberal Arts Forum hosts trans legend Kate Bornstein in Whitley Auditorium at 7:30pm. Bornstein is the author of several books, including the groundbreaking Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us (Vintage, 1995) and currently blogs on alternatives to suicide for "teens, freaks, and other outlaws".

Apr 15: Religious Studies, the Truitt Center, and the LGBTQ Office are co-hosting a screening of the documentary "Love Free or Die" about the consecration of gay and lesbian bishops in the Episcopal church--discussion with the filmmaker to follow the screening. McEwen 011, 6pm.

Apr 16-20: Pride Week. Spectrum and the LGBTQ Office will be hosting a slew of events:
Monday: Open Mike, Irazu, 7-9pm
Tuesday: College Coffee 30-second Weddings, 9:40-10:20am; Healthy Sex Talk, Commuter Lounge/Oak Room, 7:30pm.
Thursday: Screening of award-winning documentary Gen Silent (http://stumaddux.com/GEN_SILENT.html), Commuter Lounge, 7pm.
Friday: Day of Silence all day, followed by Pride Parade (5pm, gather at Boney Fountain outside of Moseley) and Bar-B-Queer.
Saturday: Drag Show, Oaks 212, 7:30pm.

Apr 18: Public Gathering on the Implications of NC Amendment One, sponsored by the Elon Community Church UCC. Presentations on the legal and religious implications of the issue from Jimmy Creech, Elon Law Profs Michael Rich and Sonya Garza, and Religious Studies Prof Lynn Huber. 7pm in the Sanctuary of the Elon Community Church.

Apr 19: Early Voting Begins in North Carolina.

May 8: NC state primary voting. Get out and vote against the anti-LGBTQI amendment!

May 9: Vote Against Post-Mortem, Moseley 215, 5pm. Gather with our broadest community to process the May 8th outcome. Food, music, and wisdom from community leaders provided.

May 13: Lavender Graduation, 4 to 6pm. Graduating students (from any program or school) will be celebrated and receive rainbow tassels to wear at graduation. Contact us if you want to be involved!

Fall 2011

Sept 12: Vigil to Protest Anti-LGBTQ Amendment to State Constitution

October: LGBTQ History Month. Visit the display in Belk Library, Oct 10th to the 16th.

Oct 11: National Coming Out Day. Visit the SPECTRUM table at College Coffee and/or come to "Coming Out All Over" (Moseley Commuter Lounge, 6-8pm; participants share their coming out stories.)

Oct 13: “Two Studies of Francis Bacon and the Male Body”, a lecture and discussion of the British painter's work featuring Kent Britnall, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, UNC-Charlotte, from 7-8 pm in the Isabella Cannon Gallery, Center for the Arts.

Oct 21-23: Coming to Homecoming? See the "Alumni" page for information on our events.

Nov 8: Jimmy Creech Book Signing and Reading, Elon School, 201 S. O'Kelly Avenue, 7:30-9pm. Sponsored by PFLAG Alamance, Spectrum, the Truitt Center, and Life's Journey United Church of Christ.

Nov 11: LGBTQ Office Open House, Moseley 215, 2-4pm. Come to share in community building and open, informal conversation about LGBTQIA issues on campus. Arrive and leave at your convenience.

Nov 17: Trans 101 Workshop, Lindner Pavilion 208, 5-7pm. Curious about what transgender is all about? Come to this workshop headed by Maddy Goss and help spread awareness.

Nov 20: Trans Day of Remembrance Vigil, Outdoor Location TBA (probably the grass in front of Moseley), 6pm.

Nov 28: It Gets Better Fundraiser, Yeager Recital Hall. Co-sponsored by Alpha Psi Omega, the theater honor society. Students will enact a variety of performances in two shows, one at 7pm and another at 8:30pm, to raise money for the It Gets Better Project. Admission is free, but come on! $1 to stop the bullying and hate? Easy choice.

Fall 2013

AUGUST

15 - Thu:  Residence Life's RA Resource Fair Tabling / 1:30-2:45 (Oaks 212)

15 - Thu:  LGBTQIA Ally 101 for Admissions Officers / 3-4 (Moseley Center - 1st Floor)

17 - Sat:  LGBTQIA Alumni Network's Leadership Team Mtg / 10-4 (Johnston Hall)

20 - Tue:  LGBTQIA Ally 101 for Multicultural Center SMART Mentors / 9:30am-12pm (KBOC)

20 - Tue:  New Faculty Orientation Tabling / 2-3 (Belk Pavilion)

21 - Wed:  "Campus of Difference" ADL Training for Planning Week faculty & staff / 12:30-4:30

24 - Sat:  LGBTQIA Student College Fair (collabo with Admissions) / 12:-5 (Charlotte Pride Festival)

29 - Thu:  New Student Welcome / 5:45-7:30 (Moseley Center - Elingburg Room in Stu Prof Dev't Center)

SEPTEMBER

4 - Sun:  University Tour Guides LGBTQIA 101 Training / 3-4 (Lakeside 2nd Floor)

10 - Tue:  PFLAG Alamance Mtg / 7pm-8:30pm (Elon Community Church)

11 - Wed:  Guest Lecture for Elon 101 Honors Course / 11-12

12 - Thu:  Guest Lecture for WGS 110 Sex & Gender Course / 10:30-12:10

12 - Thu:  Women's & Gender Studies Focus Groups / 2-4 (Mooney 103)

13 - Fri:  Women's & Gender Studies Focus Groups / 10-12 (Mooney 103)

13 - Fri:  Women's & Gender Studies Focus Groups / 1-3 (Mooney 103)

14 - Sat:  Greensboro Triad Pride / 11-5

24 - Tue:  Decorate the Gender & LGBTQIA Resource Room / 7pm-9pm (Moseley 211)

25 - Wed:  Guest Lecture COM 312 Strategic Writing with Matthew Antonio Bosch, director of Elon's GLC / 10:50-12:15

25 - Wed:  Guest Lecture COM 312 Strategic Writing with Matthew Antonio Bosch, director of Elon's GLC / 12:15-1:30

25 - Wed:  Guest Lecture EDU 211 School & Society with Matthew Antonio Bosch, director of Elon's GLC / 3:35-5:15

26 - Thu:  Guest Lecture for WGS 110 Sex & Gender Course with Matthew Antonio Bosch, director of Elon's GLC / 10:30-12:10

26 - Thu:  RAINN Day for Sexual Violence Awareness / 1:00-4:00 (Moseley, Speaker's Corner)

26 - Thu:  Spectrum Stu Org Mtg - 7:30pm-8:30pm / Lindner 102

26 - Thu:  Decorate the Gender & LGBTQIA Resource Room / 8:30pm-10pm (Moseley 211)

28 - Sat:  Raleigh-Durham Pride Festival & Elon Walking in the Pride Parade / 11-5

30 - Mon:  WGSAC Women's & Gender Studies Advisory Council / 12-1:30

30 - Mon:  SAGIC Sexual Assault & Gender Issues Committee / 5-7 (Lindner 206)

OCTOBER

1 - Tue:  Grand Opening of the Gender & LGBTQIA Resource Room / 4:15pm-5pm (Moseley Center / McKinnon D)

3 - Thu:  Guest Lecture for WGS 110 Sex & Gender Course / 10:30-12:10

7 - Mon:  LGBTQIA Training for sorority Zeta Tau Alpha / 8pm-9pm

8 - Tue:  "National Coming Out Week" College Coffee / 9:40am-10:20am (Phi Beta Kappa plaza)

8 - Tue:  PFLAG Alamance Mtg / 7pm-8:30pm (Elon Community Church)

10 - Thu:  "Laramie Inside Out" Meet-and-Greet with filmmaker Prof. Bev Seckinger / 4-5 (GLC in Moseley 211)

10 - Thu:  "Laramie Inside Out" film screening and Q&A with filmmaker Prof. Beverly Seckinger / 7pm-9pm (Moseley, McKinnon D)

15 - Tue:  "Campus of Difference" ADL Training for Division of Student Life / 8:15am-12:15pm

16 - Wed:  LGBTQIA Training for Residence Life RAs / 7:30-10pm

17 - Thu:  Talking about "Teaching While Gay" (collabo with Center for Advancement of Teaching & Learning) / 4:15-5:30pm (Location TBA)

18 - Fri:  Center for Leadership "Identity Retreat" for advanced leaders / 2-5

21 - Mon:  Guest Lecture for Elon 101 course / 2-3

21 - Mon:  Keynote Speech at Isabella Cannon Leadership Capstone Dinner / 5:30-7:30pm (Performing Arts Center)

22 - Tue:  LGBTQIA Employee Resource Group's Inaugural Mtg / 12-1:15 (Oaks 212)

28 - Mon:  Keynote Speech at Burlington Community Event / 5-7 (Historic Depot, Downtown Burlington)

30 - Wed:  "Faith, Sexuality, & Social Justice Dialogue / 7:30-9:30pm (Numen Lumen Pavilion - McBride Room)

31 - Thu:  Guest Lecture for WGS 110 Sex & Gender Course with Matthew Antonio Bosch, director of Elon's GLC / 10:30am-12:10pm

NOVEMBER

1 - Fri:  Elon Law School Symposium on LGBTQIA Law Topics / 9am-3pm (Elon Law School in Downtown Greensboro)

1 - Fri:  "Do Babies Matter?  Gender & Family in the Ivory Tower" / 12:00-1:30 (Moseley 215)

4 - Mon:  Student Meet-and-Greet with Dr. Kenji Yoshino / 2:30-3:30pm / email mbosch3@elon.edu to join!

4 - Mon:  "Covering:  Hidden Assaults on Our Civil Rights" Keynote for Liberal Arts Forum with Dr. Kenji Yoshino / Reception at 5:30pm (Performing Arts Center) / Presentation at 7:30pm (McCrary Theatre)

5 - Tue:  "Tomboy" Film Screening with GLC & French Honor Society / 6-8 (McEwen 011)

8 - Fri:  Elon Open House for ALL students, employees, & alumni as part of Homecoming Weekend with LGBTQIA Alumni Network / 3-5 (Moseley 211)

9 - Sat:  LGBTQIA Alumni Tailgate / 11-1 (Hunt Field)

10 - Sun:  LGBTQIA Alumni Network Awards Brunch / 11-1 (Moseley McKinnon D)

12 - Tue:  Dinner Discussion Group for LGBTQIA Students of Color / 6-7 (Moseley 211)

12 - Tue:  "Half The Sky" film screening on Pro-Feminism / 7-9:30 (McEwen 011)

12 - Tue:  "Eyes Wide Open" film screening on Judaism & LGBTQIA topics / 7-9:30 (LaRose Digital Theatre, Koury)

13 - Wed:  Focus Group for LGBTQIA Employees / 12:10-1:10 (Belk Pavilion 201)

13 - Wed:  "What is Normal?" Zeta Phi Beta Sorority event on marriage, sexuality, PDA, & LGBTQIA topics  / 6:30-7:30pm (KOBC 145)

14 - Thu:  "Supporting Transgender Students from the Top Down" session for Academic Deans & Student Life Deans / 11:45am-1:15pm

14 - Thu:  Focus Group for LGBTQIA Employees / 5:15-6:30 (Lindner 206)

14 - Thu:  Spectrum & EFFECT decorate their shared office space / 7:30-9:30 (Moseley 105G)

15 - Fri:  SUB Live brings "Carlie & Doni" LGBTQIA comedians / 8:30-9:30 (Moseley Center's Irazu Coffeeshop)

18 - Mon:  Guest Lecture for Intro to Religious Studies REL 110 with Matthew Antonio Bosch, director of Elon's GLC / 1:40-2:50

18 - Mon:  Mock Jewish Same-Sex Wedding / 5:30PM (Truitt Center, Numen Lumen Pavilion)

SPRING 2014

 

FEBRUARY

5- Wed: "Feminist Victories and Missteps in 2013" InQueeries student discussion series hosted by Ray Dietz, GLC Student Assistant (1:00-1:45, Moseley 211)

10 - Mon: "LGBT Politics and Activism in Croatia and the U.S." guest Lecture from Croatian LGBT activist & gender theorist Mima Simic, moderated by Prof. Kate Bruce (5:30-7:00 Isabella Cannon Room, Performing Arts Center) - http://www.elon.edu/e-net/Article/86431

11- Tue: Film Screening of "Fine Dead Girls" 1st Croatian LGBT film (7:00, McEwen 011)

14- Fri : The Vagina Monologues performance / 6:30 (Whitley Auditorium)

14- Fri: The Vagina Monologues performance / 9:00 (Whitley Auditorium)

16- Sun: Film Screening of Miss Representation / 2pm (LaRosa Digital Theatre)

18- Tues: "The Representation Project" by Jennifer Seibel Newsom/ 7:30 (Whitley Auditorium)

19- Wed: "LGBTQIA Visibility in the Media" InQueeries student discussion series hosted by Ray Dietz, GLC Student Assistant (1:00-1:45, Moseley 211)

19- Wed: Ryan Van Meter, guest reading & author of If You Knew Then What I Know Now / 7:30 (Johnston Hall)

19- Wed: Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live) speaker and comedic performance / 8:30, McCrary Theatre)

20- Thu: Film Screening (and faculty Q&A) of Half The Sky / 7:00-9:30 (McEwen 011)

MARCH

5- Wed: "Beyond Gay and Lesbian - Visibilitly for Bisexual, Trans*, and Queer People" InQueeries student discussion series hosted by Ray Dietz, GLC Student Assistant (1:00-1:45, GLC Moseley 211)

6 - Thu:  "To Transgender:  Identity & Community" led by Prof. Anne Bolin (3pm, Lindner 207), sponsored by Truitt Center for Religious & Spiritual Life

7 - Fri:  Spectrum & Effect joint student activist dinner (6:00, GLC Moseley 211)

11- Thu:  "Women's Athletics at Elon" discussion and panel (4:15-6:00, Isabella Cannon Room in Performing Arts Center)  http://www.elon.edu/e-net/Article/88818

11- Thu:  “Hip Check: Queer Experiments in Looking and Writing” with Erica Rand, Art History Speaker (6:00, LaRose Digital Theatre) - http://www.elon.edu/e-net/Article/86306

11- Thu:  LGBTQIA Alumni Career Panel (7:00-8:30, Oaks 212) - food provided - http://www.elon.edu/e-net/Article/88450

17- Mon: Painter Exhibition, Patrick Earl Hammie: Significant Other/ Reception 12:30pm (Gallery 406, Arts West)

17- Mon: Painter Exhibition, Patrick Earl Hammie: Significant Other/ Exibition 5:00pm (Gallery 406, Arts West)

19- Wed: "A is for What? Allies & Asexuals in the Queer Community" InQueeries student discussion series hosted by Ray Dietz, GLC Student Assistant (1:00-1:45, Moseley 211)

19- Wed:  Male Identity Project (date/location to be announced)

APRIL

Pride Week is April 7-11th

2- Wed: "Queer Assimilation" InQueeries student discussion series hosted by Ray Dietz, GLC Student Assistant (1:00-1:45, Moseley 211)

4- Fri: Campus Conversation: Advancing LGBTQIA Campus Climate at Elon

8-Tues: 30- Second Marriages at College Coffee 30 second marriage ceremonies for any students to marry whomever or whatever they want with vows officiated by Reverend Jan Fueller of the Truitt Center

10- Thurs: Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes; Part One: Millennium Approaches / 7:30 (McCrary Theatre)

10- Thurs: Ally Night Spectrum's identity workshop, members are encouraged to bring a friend who interested in learning more about being an Ally (7pm Linder 102)

11- Fri: Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes; Part One: Millennium Approaches / 7:30 (McCrary Theatre)

11-Fri: Day of Silence A national day of action in which students remain silent to call attention to the silencing effects of LGBTQIA bullying and harrassment

11-Fri: Dragstravaganza Elon's student Drag Night created to break the silence. Includes student performers and drag competitions and mocktails catered by SPARKS. (8:30 Taphouse)

12- Sat: Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes; Part One: Millennium Approaches / 7:30 (McCrary Theatre)

13- Sun: Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes; Part One: Millennium Approaches / 2:00 (McCrary Theatre)

16- Wed: "Labels in the LGBTQIA Community" InQueeries student discussion series hosted by Ray Dietz, GLC Student Assistant (1:00-1:45, Moseley 211)

16- Wed: Take Back the Night sexual assault awareness rally and speak out, hosted by SPARKS and EFFECT as part of Elon's Support Survivors Campaign

17- Thu:  Faith & Sexuality Dialogue sponsored by Spectrum (queer-straight student alliance) & InterVarsity (Christian student organization) / (6:00-7:00, Lindner 102)

30- Wed: "State of the Union: Gender & Sexuality & Elon" InQueeries student discussion series hosted by Ray Dietz, GLC Student Assistant (1:00-1:45, Moseley 211)

MAY

5- Mon: Lavender Graduation & LGBTQIA Awards / (5:30-7:30pm, Oaks 212) http://www.elon.edu/e-net/Article/92018

8- Thu: 25th Anniversary Women's & Gender Studies Celebration (7:00pm, Isabella Cannon Room, Performing Arts Center)