Pride Month

Pride

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, and Pride is gearing up to be the best yet!

See the calendar below for a full listing of Pride Month events with full event descriptions.


Pride Month Kickoff
Monday, April 2, 2018
10:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Main Floor, MU Student Center
Join us as we kickoff Pride Month! Walk through the history gallery, take pictures in the photo booth and test your skills with some trivia! There will be a ribbon cutting at noon followed by light refreshments.
Sponsored by: Student Unions Programming Board, LGBTQ Resource Center and Triangle Coalition

Ace Cream
Monday, April 2, 2018
7 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center
Aces and Aros will have ice cream (including non-dairy) and conversation about asexuality and aromanticism.
Sponsored by: Aces and Aros

Triangle Coalition Elections
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
6-7 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center
Come join Triangle Coalition as they hold their annual elections! Nominees will have a chance to give a 1-2 minute speech on why they are best fit for the executive board position they are running for and answer some audience questions. Voting will be done by secret ballot. Come help vote in the next TriCo executive board!
Sponsored By: Triangle Coalition

Oasis Panel
Thursday, April 5, 2018
6-7 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center
Join Oasis for a panel discussion on gender in the trans/non-binary/gender non-conforming community.
Sponsored by: Oasis

Out Here film screening
Thursday, April 5, 2018
7 p.m.
Leadership Auditorium
Out Here is a film that looks at the experiences of queer farmers across the country and asks, ‘What does it mean to be a queer farmer? Is agriculture a safe space for queer people? And what are the relationships between food production and queerness?’ Free food and panel discussion afterward.
Sponsored by: MU Sustainability Office

Black & Brown Ball
Friday, April 6, 2018
8-10 p.m.
Stotler Lounge, Memorial Union
Join QTPOC for our second Black and Brown Ball, and celebrate the drag tradition of queer and trans communities of color! Enjoy performances and snacks with your friends and community this Pride Month at Mizzou!
Sponsored by: Queer Trans People of Color

LGBTQ at the Movies: Pariah
Monday, April 9, 2018
5-7 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center
Join the LGBTQ Resource Center for a showing and discussion of Pariah! We’ll provide the snacks, film, and couches. You bring yourself for the movie and post-movie discussion!|
Sponsored by: LGBTQ Resource Center

LGBTQ History at Mizzou
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
1:00 p.m.
Stotler Lounge, Memorial Union
Join the LGBTQ Resource Center and venture into the LGBTQ history of Mizzou! From 1948 to present day, the discussion will center on LGBTQ history and how these events continue to shape the Mizzou community.
Sponsored by: LGBTQ Resource Center

Lunch and Learn: is PrEP Right for You?
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Noon
LGBTQ Resource Center
Curious about PrEP? Not sure what it is? Stop by the LGTBQ Resource Center to hear from Dr. Scott Henderson, Director of Medical Services at the MU Student Health Center, during a lunch-and-learn! Food will be provided for the first 20 people.
Sponsored by: Student Health Center and the LGBTQ Resource Center

Let’s Get Loud Drag Show
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Stotler Lounge, Memorial Union
It’s the Let’s Get Loud 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!
Sponsored by: Triangle Coalition

Career Planning for the LGBTQ Community
Thursday, April 12, 2018
5-7 p.m.
MU Student Center 2206B
Come learn about navigating professional dress within the LGBTQ community, how to talk about social justice on your resume, understand LGBTQ employment policies and laws and participate in mock interviews!
Sponsored by: MU Career Center and the LGBTQ Resource Center

Mizzou Law Lambda Legal Society Variety Show
Friday, April 13, 2018
7 p.m.
Yin Yang Night Club
Join the MU Lambda Legal Society for a night of talent and fun featuring Mizzou Law students, staff and faculty! 75 percent of the proceeds from this event will benefit the University of Missouri’s Camp Kesem chapter. Email umclawlambdalegal@missouri.edu for ticket information.
Sponsored by: MU Lambda Legal Society

Queer Monologues
Saturday, April 14, 2018
2 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

Pride Month Speaker: Juniperangelica Cordova-Goff
Monday, April 16, 2018
7 p.m.
Strickland 109
Juniperangelica Cordova-Goff is a trans woman of color, campus organizer and media professional. She is a student at the University of California-Berkley, where she is active in student government and greek life. As the lead organizer of TRUTH, a national trans youth project between the Transgender Law Center and GSA Network, her expertise is trans youth in the media.
Sponsored by: Oasis, LGBTQ Resource Center and the Department of Social Justice

Black Love Week – Being Black & Loving Yourself
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
6-7 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center
Join Triangle Coalition as they host an interactive discussion on being Black & LGBTQ during Black Love Week. They will discuss issues the Black Queer/Trans Community faces and how to keep spreading the love within the community.
Sponsored by: Triangle Coalition

Greek Allies Panel
Thursday, April 19, 2018
5 p.m.
Women’s Center, G108 Student Center
LGBTQ Members from all four Greek councils will discuss their personal experiences as members of the Greek community and the importance of being an active ally.
Sponsored by: Greek Allies

LGBTQ Trivia Night
Thursday, April 19, 2018
6 p.m.
The Shack, MU Student Center
Come show your smarts and learn a thing or two about pop culture, pride flags, and history as the LGBTQ Resource Center hosts a riveting night of trivia! There will be snacks and the winning team will be awarded trophies!
Sponsored by: LGBTQ Resource Center

MIZ-OUT: LGBTQ and Ally Faculty/Staff Social
Friday, April 20, 2018
5:30 p.m.
The Vault, 23 S. Eighth St. (Underneath Tiger Hotel)
Join MIZ-OUT, Mizzou’s LGBTQ Faculty and Staff organization, for their monthly social! Partners and allies welcome.
Sponsored by: MIZ-OUT: LGBTQ Faculty/Staff Organization

LGBTQ at the Movies: The Trans List
Monday, April 23, 2018
5-7 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center
Join the LGBTQ Resource Center for a showing and discussion of The Trans List! We’ll provide the snacks, film, and couches. You bring yourself for the movie and post-movie discussion!
Sponsored by: LGBTQ Resource Center

Mx. Zou
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
6-7 p.m.
2206B MU Student Center
Mx. Zou explores how to navigate the world across and beyond the gender binary.  Join us at this resource fair to learn about health resources on campus and in Columbia for the trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming communities!
Sponsored by: Oasis and the MU Women’s Center

Book Discussion: Janet Mock’s “Surpassing Certainty”
Friday, April 27, 2018
Noon-1 p.m.
The Bridge, Townsend Hall
In her second memoir, Surpassing Certainty, journalist, TV host and transgender rights activist Janet Mock addresses issues of identity, insecurity and self-discovery. The story starts a few months before her 20th birthday and shares her journey through her 20s within the unique context of being a trans woman of color. Registration appreciated: bit.ly/Bridge27Apr18BookDiscussion 
Sponsored by: The Bridge, College of Education

MU Pride Month is sponsored and coordinated by the MU LGBTQ Resource Center, part of the Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity.
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Campus Sponsors: LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Unions Programming Board, Aces and Aros, Greek Allies, MIZ-OUT: LGBTQ Faculty/Staff Organization, MU Career Center, MU Lambda Legal Society, MU Sustainability Office, Oasis, Queer Trans People of Color, Student Health Center, The Bridge in the College of Education, Triangle Coalition

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