All-events Calendar for Gender & LGBTQIA

Spring Semester

February 2018

Monday, February 5th – Spring Forward – Join us in Moseley 215 for a welcome back event for LGBTQIA students and allies. There will be door prizes and food!

March 2018

Thursday, March 1st – #MeToo and You – Attend this session in McBride Gathering Space from 12:30-2pm. Attendees will hear perspectives on disclosures, allegations, accountability and media responses and then engage with campus experts and each other through table discussions.

April 2018

Monday, April 16th-20th – Supporting Survivors Week – Events such as Take Back the Night, a bi-annual speak-out against violence against women, will be happening during this week dedicated to supporting survivors and their journeys.

Monday, April 9th-13th – Spring Pride Week – Spring Pride is hosted by Spectrum, our queer-straight alliance group. Events such as Dragstravaganza, an annual drag show, will be hosted. Other events TBD.

May 2018

Friday, May 4th – Lavender Graduation – Celebrate LGBTQIA and ally seniors. Music and food will be provided and awards will be handed out to stand-out individuals.

Saturday, May 5th – LGBTQIA Alumni Summit – Join Elon’s LGBTQIA alumni network and the Gender and LGBTQIA Center for a summit bringing together alumni, students and community allies to both celebrate achievements of the past and collaborate on future plans. LGNITE will offer interactive workshops to educate, keynote addresses to encourage and an overall experience designed to energize participants who will be encouraged to use what they have learned to implement change in their communities.

Fall Semester

August 2017

Thursday, August 31st – New Student Welcome – Come to the upstairs Lakeside Dining Hall at 5:15 for a welcome back celebration that welcomes new students.


September 2017

Friday, September 8th – Student Organization Fair – Come to the Student Organization Fair from 4-6pm to find out more and sign up for organizations around Elon’s campus!

Friday, September 8th – LGBTQIA Alumni Retreat – LGBTQIA Alumni Retreat begins at 6:00pm. (*)

Saturday, September 16th – Greensboro Pride – Celebrate Greensboro Pride that begins in downtown Greensboro at 11am.

Monday, September 18th – Friday, September 22nd – National Bi Awareness Week – Check our Facebook page and Phoenix Connect for more information on events hosted during this week.

Tuesday, September 19th – College Coffee for Bi Awareness Week – Stop by the GLC’s table at College Coffee to learn more about Bi-Identities between 9:40 and 10:30am.

Saturday, September 23rd – National Day of Bi Visibility – National Day of Bi Visibility spreads awareness and promotes bi identities annually.

Tuesday, September 26th – College Coffee for Supporting Survivors Week – Stop by our table at College Coffee to learn more about Supporting Survivors Week and EFFECT – Elon’s Feminist Group.

Wednesday, September 27th – Women’s Forum: How to Make the Most of Male Mentoring with Dr. Brad Johnson – Join us in Lindner 206 from 4-5pm to talk with Dr. Brad Johnson, author of numerous articles and books on mentoring, ethics and counseling.

Wednesday, September 27th – Take Back the Night – Join us in Whitley at 7pm for Take Back the Night – an event dedicated to ending sexual, relationship and domestic violence.

Thursday, September 28th – The Hunting Ground – Join us in Turner Theatre at 7pm for a screening of “The Hunting Ground”, an award-winning documentary about sexual assault on college campuses.


October – 2017

Saturday, October 7th – Alamance Pride – Join us for a local pride parade! Location and time TBD.

Tuesday, Octoer 10th – College Coffee – Stop by our table at College Coffee to celebrate National Coming Out Week!

Thursday, October 19th – Spirit Day Against Bullying – Time and location TBD. Join the Gender & LGBTQIA Center and partners as we host various events on National Spirit Day Against Bullying. Learn more about worldwide events during this week at www.glaad.org/spiritday.

Monday, October 23rd – 27th – Asexual Awareness Week – Join the GLC as we host various events during this week to celebrate and inform people about asexual identities.

Thursday, October 26th – Intersex Awareness Day – Join the GLC as we host various events during this day to celebrate and inform people about intersex identities.

Tuesday, October 31st – Moseley Halloween – Time TBD. Join the GLC and other student organizations in upstairs Moseley for a special Halloween Trick-or-Treat!


November – 2017

Saturday, November 4th – LGBTQIA Homecoming Brunch and Awards – Location TBD. Join students and alumni for a Homecoming Brunch.

Tuesday, November 14th – 20th – Trans Awareness Week – Join the GLC as we host various events during this week to celebrate trans identities.

Monday, November 20th – Trans Day of Remembrance – Join the GLC in observing Trans Day of Remembrance, a day to reflect and remember those who lost their lives due to anti-trans violence around the world.


December – 2017

Friday, December 1st – World AIDS Day – Join the GLC in recognizing World AIDS Day. Location and time TBD. For more information, visit www.worldaidsday.org.