Pride Month

2019 Pride Month

At the University of Missouri, April is celebrated as LGBTQ Pride month! Events, fun, history, education, and community are just some of the things you’ll find each April. See the calendar below for a full listing of Pride Month events with full event descriptions.

Download the full calendar here!


Pride Month Kickoff
April 1 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Main Floor, MU Student Center
Join the LGBTQ Resource Center, Triangle Coalition, and Campus Activities as we kick off LGBTQ PRide Month! We’ll have all the information about upcoming events, history of LGBTQ Students at Mizzou, and free cupcakes!
Sponsored by: LGBTQ Resource Center, Campus Activities, Triangle Coalition

MIZ-OUT LGBTQ and Ally Faculty/Staff Spring 2019 Luncheon
April 4 | noon-1:30 p.m.
MU Student Center 2206A
Join MIZ-OUT for its spring semester luncheon for LGBTQ and Ally staff and faculty!
Sponsored by: MIZ-OUT: LGBTQ and Ally Faculty/Staff Organization

Career Center Pride LinkedIn Photo Day
April 5 | 11 a.m. -1 :30 p.m.
Student Success Center, Room 24
Join the MU Career Center for a chance to spruce up your LinkedIn with a new headshot! Come dressed however makes you feel professional and confident.
Sponsored by: MU Career Center

MU Lambda Legal Society Variety Show 2019
April 5 | 7:30 p.m.-midnight
Café Berlin
Join MU Lambda Legal Society for a a night of fun for a great cause! Watch musical acts, standup, dancing, and more from Mizzou Law students, faculty and staff. All proceeds go to our beneficiary, the Gabriella Rosé Justice Support System.
Sponsored by: MU Lambda Legal Society, Triangle Coalition

Ace-Cream
April 8 | 7 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center
Join us for ice cream and to learn about asexual and aromantic identities!
Sponsored by: Aces and Aros

Pride Month Keynote
Hayden Kristal Presents: GaySL
April 9 | 4 p.m.
Ellis Auditorium, Ellis Library
This highly interactive hilarious workshop teaches participants LGBTQ-related American Sign Language signs while fostering a group discussion about deaf culture, intersectionality and more.
Sponsored by: LGBTQ Resource Center; Disability Center; Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences; Women’s and Gender Studies; Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis; Triangle Coalition

LGBTQ Educator Panel and Social
April 10 | 3:30-5:30 p.m.
The Bridge, Townsend Hall
Join The Bridge and the LGBTQ Resource Center for a networking and social event featuring a panel of LGBTQ educators talking about their experiences in the field of education.
Sponsored by: LGBTQ Resource Center, The Bridge

Queer Perspectives at Mizzou
April 10 | 6-7 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center
Join Triangle Coalition and Greek Aliies for a panel discussion on LGBTQ identities from different perspectives across campus.
Sponsored by: Triangle Coalition, Greek Allies

Film Screening: Boy Erased
April 10 | 8 p.m.
Wrench Auditorium (Memorial Union)
The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being outed to his parents.
Sponsored by: Campus Activities Programming Board

How To Be A Better Trans Ally
April 15 | 3-5 p.m.
Stotler Lounge, Memorial Union
Join Oasis for a workshop of stations to practice and learn about trans allyship skills.
Sponsored by: Oasis

Resume Review
April 16 | 1-3 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center
Stop by the center to get your resume and cover letter reviewed by a Career Specialist! This is a great time to ask questions about disclosure of personal information while on the job search.
Sponsored by: LGBTQ Resource Center, MU Career Center

Consent Workshop
April 17 | 4-6 p.m.
Women’s Center
This workshop will discuss different kinds of consent and the LGBTQ community. This event is open to the public.
Sponsored by: Aces and Aros, Triangle Coalition, Oasis, Queer Trans People of Color, Greek Allies

Let’s Gender Together!
April 18 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center
This is a workshop of stations related to gender expression for people to experiment with and have fun! Open to all.

Sponsored by: Oasis, The Center Project’s Clothing Closet

RHA Love Simon Screening
April 18 | 8 p.m.
HawLeWood Commons
A closeted gay high school boy is forced to balance his friends, his family, and the blackmailer threatening to out him to the entire school.
Sponsored by: Residence Halls Association

LGBTQ Art Showcase
April 19 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
MU Student Center 2206 ABC
Support your LGBTQ artists! This is an event showcasing, empowering, and uplifting artists in our community. Join us as we view, celebrate, and recognize all kinds of mediums, expressions, and identities within this field. This is a come-and-go event, so stop by when you can!
Sponsored by: Oasis, Queer Trans People of Color, Aces and Aros, Triangle Coalition

Let’s Get Loud Drag Show
April 19 | 7:30 p.m.
Stotler Lounge, Memorial Union
Join Triangle Coalition for the Let’s Get Loud Drag Show on April 19. Come out to celebrate Pride Month and support student drag performers!
Sponsored by: Triangle Coalition

Film Screening: Pride (2014)
April 23 | 7 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center
Based on a true story about a group of lesbian and gay activists who raised money to help families affected by the British miners’ strike in 1984. The alliance was unlike any seen before and was ultimately successful.
Sponsored by: LGBTQ Resource Center, Triangle Coalition, Coalition of Graduate Workers

Queer Monologues
April 25 | 6:00 p.m.
Studio 4, McKee Gymnasium
Come enjoy an amazing show featuring stories from the Mizzou LGBTQ Community. 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.Sponsored by: LGBTQ Resource Center, Department of Theatre

Lavender Graduation
May 7 | 6 p.m.
Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center
Join the LGBTQ Resource Center in celebrating the graduation of LGBTQ graduates! To register sign up online at lgbtq.missouri.edu.
Sponsored by: LGBTQ Resource Center

 

MU Pride Month is sponsored and coordinated by the MU LGBTQ Resource Center, part of the Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity.
LGBTQ.Missouri.edu | 573-884-7750 | lgbtq@missouri.edu

We are committed to ensuring all of our events are accessible and inclusive. Please contact us at least a week in advance at lgbtq@missouri.edu if you anticipate any barriers to your participation.