So Much Pride!

So Much Pride Month Calendar 2014
So Much Pride 2014 Chronological

So Much Pride! Drag shows, dances, parade, identity lunches, panels, films, presentations, open mics, performances, lectures, radio shows, and so much more! So Much Pride 2014 Chronological to download a mostly text version, or stop by the Center to pick up a pretty calendar poster, or a calendar booklet. Email lgbtq@missouri.edu to request calendar(s) sent or delivered to you. SEE YOU AT EVERYTHING!!!

Rainbow Food Drive
April 1 – 30
Donate food for Tiger Pantry! See the display of donated food (in rainbow order) in the Wellness Resource Center window and donate your favorite color foods!
Co-sponsored with Wellness Resource Center and Tiger Pantry.

 

InsideOUT
Wednesdays, 3 – 4 pm
KCOU – 88.1FM, kcou.fm
Played live in MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 Student Center
4/2 – Mend The Gap

 

Voices Unheard
Wednesday, April 2
6 pm
MU LGBTQ Lounge, G225 Student Center
An interactive event focusing on the intersection of race and sexuality. All are invited!
Co-sponsored by Triangle Coalition, QPOC (Queer People of Color), and Diversity Peer Educators.

 

Film: Gen Silent
Wednesday, April 2
6 pm
Ragtag Cinema, 10 Hitt St.
This event is free and open to the public (tickets available at 5:30 at Ragtag Cinema). A film documenting the struggles of lesbian, gay, and transgender elders as they deal with aging and discrimination.
Sponsored by Out, Proud, and Healthy at the University of Missouri.

 

Identity Lunch: Bi Pride
Thursday, April 3
12:30 pm
MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 Student Center
Learn more about specific identities and issues within the LGBTQ community, and take pride in who you are. Lunch provided for first 25.

 

Let’s Get Loud Pride Month Art Show Reception
Thursday, April 3
4 – 6 pm
The Craft Studio, N12 Memorial Union
Art! Food! People! Join us to start Pride Month off right.
Co-sponsored with MSA/GPC Craft Studio.

 

One Mizzou: Greek Pride Panel
Thursday, April 3
6 pm
Tate Hall, Room 22
Co-sponsored by One Mizzou and Greek Allies.

 

You in Mizzou –
The Right to Marry: Are We Ready for a Change?
Thursday, April 3
7 – 9 pm
Multicultural Center, G107 Student Center
Grab pizza and share your thoughts on same-sex marriage and marriage equality in Missouri.
Sponsored by Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative.

 

Let’s Get Loud Drag Show
Friday, April 4
Doors 7 pm
Show 7:30 pm
Stotler Lounge, N103 Memorial Union
It’s the Pride Month Drag Show. You don’t want to miss it. Queens, Kings, all variety of gender performance, cheering, tipping, glitter, dancing, sequins, and celebration. Come one, come all, bring your friends, and let’s get loud.
Co-sponsored by Triangle Coalition.

 

mPOWER
Sunday, April 6
1 – 4 pm
RSVP to mtgrover@gocolumbiamo.com
Enjoy an afternoon meeting with other gay, bi, trans, queer men in the mid-Missouri area learning about healthy relationships. Lunch provided, gift cards available for all attendees.
Sponsored by MLAN.

 

Student Writers Slam
Monday, April 7
6:30 – 9:30 pm
The Shack, Student Center
Got something to say? Come say it! Bring us your poems, your songs, your tirades, your words. This is an open venue to express yourself, and all are welcome and encouraged to participate, listen in, cheer, and enjoy an open mic in an open atmosphere.
Co-sponsored by QPOC (Queer People of Color).

 

Identity Lunch: Body Positivity
Tuesday, April 8
12:30 pm
MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 Student Center
Learn more about specific identities and issues within the LGBTQ community, and take pride in who you are. Lunch provided for first 25.

 

Safe Space Training
Tuesday, April 8
6 pm
Women’s Center, G108 Student Center
Learn to be a resource for LGBTQ and ally students. Safe Space is a training designed to give you the tools and knowledge you need to be an effective ally.
Co-sponsored with Feminist Student Union.

 

InsideOUT
Wednesdays, 3 – 4 pm
KCOU – 88.1FM, kcou.fm
Played live in MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 Student Center
4/9 – Bi Pride

 

LGBTQ Alumni Panel
Wednesday, April 9
6 pm
Columns Ballroom, Reynolds Alumni Center
Join Triangle Coalition for an exciting panel featuring a range of LGBTQ Alumni from MU. They will share with us about their time at MU and beyond. All are invited and welcome to attend. Our panelists:
Greg DeStephen – All-American diver and only out MU athlete while actively competing
Asher Kolieboi – LGBTQ Community Coordinator at Oberlin College, co-founder of Legalize Trans*, and prominent trans and QPOC advocate and organizer
Nikole Putolsky – MU LGBTQ’s first Coordinator who was instrumental in our founding on campus
Dean Andersen – the first out staff member at MU and long-time community organizer
Co-sponsored by Alumni Association, Department of Athletics, and Triangle Coalition.

 

Identity Lunch: QQIAAPP Pride
Thursday, April 10
12:30 pm
MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 Student Center
Learn more about specific identities and issues within the LGBTQ community, and take pride in who you are. Lunch provided for first 25.

 

LGBTQ in Politics
Thursday, April 10
6:30 pm
Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center
Join representatives from College Republicans, College Democrats, Tigers Against Partisan Politics, and the Associated Students of the University of Missouri for this panel discussion on where LGBTQ people, culture, and issues fit into our nation’s politics.
Co-sponsored by College Republicans, ASUM, TAPP (Tigers Against Partisan Politics), and College Democrats.

 

Comic Book Hero 5K
Saturday, April 12
3 pm
Flat Branch Park
Register at missourirain.org. Come dressed as your favorite super hero and run for fun, knowledge, education, and fundraising for a great cause. Know more, live more.
Sponsored by RAIN of Central Missouri.

 

Film: The New Black
Monday, April 14
8:30 am, 10:20 am, 12 pm, 2:30 pm, 4 pm
Played on loop in the lounge, join us for this documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. Free popcorn and movie snacks!
Co-sponsored by Women’s Center, Discretionary Fee, and Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

 

Identity Lunch: Gender-rific!
Tuesday, April 15
12:30 pm
MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 Student Center
Learn more about specific identities and issues within the LGBTQ community, and take pride in who you are. Lunch provided for first 25.

 

What is Queer?
Tuesday, April 15
6:30 pm
MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 Student Center
Join Theo and Kayley, two student leaders who identify as queer, for an interactive event discussing the term queer, coming out issues, and general LGBTQ knowledge and culture.
Co-sponsored by Greek Allies and Triangle Coalition.

 

MIZ GYT: Free & Confidential STI Testing
Wednesday & Thursday, April 16 and 17
10 am – 3 pm
Women’s Center, G108 Student Center
Free and confidential STI Testing: HIV, chlamydia, and gonorrhea. Get Yourself Talking. Get Yourself Tested. For more info check bit.ly/mizgyt.
Sponsored by SHAPE, Student Health Center, Women’s Center, and RAIN of Central MO.

 

InsideOUT
Wednesdays, 3 – 4 pm
KCOU – 88.1FM, kcou.fm
Played live in MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 Student Center
4/16 – QQIAAPP Pride

 

Being an Ally Panel Discussion
Wednesday, April 16
6 pm
MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 MU Student Center
Co-sponsored by PFLAG (Parents and Friends of the LGBTQ Community) and Triangle Coalition.

 

Identity Lunch: QPOC Pride
Thursday, April 17
12:30 pm
MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 Student Center
Learn more about specific identities and issues within the LGBTQ community, and take pride in who you are. Lunch provided for first 25.

 

Piper Kerman
Thursday, April 17
Doors 7pm, Show 7:30pm
Jesse Auditorium
Piper Kerman is the author of “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” and creator of the hit Netflix series of the same name.
Sponsored by MSA/GPC DSA Speakers Committee.

 

Pride Prom
Friday, April 18
8 – 10 pm
Mark Twain Ballroom, N201 Memorial Union
It’s time to dance! Wear what you like, bring who you like, and come get your groove on. Anyone and everyone’s invited!
Co-sponsored by Triangle Coalition.

 

Catalyst Award Nominations Due
Friday, April 18
Nominate: lgbtq.missouri.edu/2014-catalyst
For those who speak up, out, and often on behalf of the LGBTQ Community. Catalysts work in a variety of forms: the march towards equality requires all sorts of contributions. Nominate!

 

Machismo & The Virgin/Whore Dichotomy Within the LGBTQ Community
Monday, April 21
6 pm
MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 MU Student Center
An interactive discussion on some of the road blocks to owning our identities due to society’s expectations and views of masculinity and femininity, especially within the Latino/a communities.
Co-sponsored by QPOC and Lambda Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity Inc.
Proud Tigers Mentorship Program
Tuesday, April 22
6 – 7 pm
Leadership Auditorium, 2501 MU Student Center
Come learn about MU’s newest mentorship program. Be a mentor! Incoming students need you!
Co-sponsored by Proud Tigers.

 

InsideOUT
Wednesdays, 3 – 4 pm
KCOU – 88.1FM, kcou.fm
Played live in MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 MU Student Center
4/23 – QPOC Pride

 

LGBTQ in Religion Panel Discussion
Wednesday, April 23
6 pm
MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 MU Student Center
Co-sponsored by Triangle Coalition.

 

Identity Lunch: Lesbian Pride
Thursday, April 24
12:30 pm
MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 Student Center
Learn more about specific identities and issues within the LGBTQ community, and take pride in who you are. Lunch provided for first 25.

 

Queer Trivia Night
Saturday, April 26
7 pm
MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 Student Center
A night of trivia hosted by Miranda L’Amour! Bring a team or yourself!
Sponsored by MLAN.

 

Queer Monologues
Sunday, April 27
4 pm
Wrench Auditorium, S107 Memorial Union
Come enjoy an amazing show at the close of Pride Month this year. Guaranteed to educate, entertain, and empower, you won’t want to miss one of the most enlightening, shocking, candid, funny, and real performances of the year. Show your support, and come listen to and celebrate each other’s voices.
Co-sponsored by Department of Theater.

 

Pride Parade
Wednesday, April 30
12 noon
Meet at Circle Fountain, outside The Shack
Bring a poster, bring a message, bring a friend, bring yourself! Show your pride and support of all Tigers by marching through campus with us! All are welcome to join in or cheer as we walk by. #MUPride
Co-sponsored with so many campus and community allies.

 

InsideOUT
Wednesdays, 3 – 4 pm
KCOU – 88.1FM, kcou.fm
Played live in MU LGBTQ lounge, G225 Student Center
4/30 – Sister Outsider

 

Sister Outsider Poetry
Wednesday, April 30
6 pm
Stotler Lounge, N103 Memorial Union
Famous for inspiring audiences with their honesty, integrity and ability to use the spoken word as a platform for education, communication, and social change, you don’t want to miss our Pride Month keynote event performance. Dominique Christina and Denice Frohman are the current top two women slam poets in the world. Now touring as a pair, they are Sister Outsider, and everyone’s invited to enjoy this free show.
Co-sponsored by QPOC (Queer People of Color), Triangle Coalition, Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative, Feminist Student Union, Indie Poets, and SPEAK Community Theater.

 

Lavender Graduation
Wednesday, May 14
6 pm
Leadership Auditorium, 2501 Student Center
You did it! Graduation! Come receive lavender cords and personal acknowledgement. All are invited to walk with us, no matter level of involvement or identities, and all friends, family, mentors, and people are invited to attend and cheer.
To walk, please register online, April 1 – May 1: lgbtq.missouri.edu/lavgrad-2014