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For the first time in history, a sitting U.S. president openly supports same-sex marriage. Marriage equality is one of the “hot button” campaign issues being debated this election.
Oct. 11 is National Coming Out Day (NCOD) for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. UHCL’s Intercultural and International Student Services and Unity Club celebrated the day with events to help raise LGBT awareness.
There will be an Ally roundtable event May 2nd at 1 pm in Bayou Building room 1437.
Unity, UHCL’s Gay-Straight Alliance, invites you to join them next Friday, March 30 for their 2nd Annual Charity Drag Show.
Join Unity and IISS Nov. 16 from 5 – 6 p.m. in UHCL’s Garden Room to listen to Bryan Hlavinka’s journey from out of the closet to a key activist in the LGBT community. Hlavinka also served as the Houston Pride Male Grand Marshall this year. For more information please contact Julie Smith, Coordinator Women’s Studies and LGBT Services at 281-283-2578 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tomorrow Nov. 15 is UHCL’s Transgender Day of Remembrance. The event will take place in Atrium II, honoring the members of the worldwide transgender community who have lost their lives and addressing the violence members of this community face. For more information contact the Coordinator for Women’s and LGBT Services Julie Smith at 281-283-2578 or email@example.com.
Everyone is invited to stop by the Student Orgs. Room on Nov. 10 from 4-7pm to audition for the Vagina Monologues. No acting experience is necessary and all parts (full monologues, intros, and group pieces) are up for grabs! Anyone interested in a part MUST audition. There will be an additional audition day on Nov. 11 from 1-5pm. The more people the better, so get involved and have some fun!
For more information please contact Julie Smith, coordinator women’s and LGBT services t 281-283-2578 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: If anyone who wants to take part cannot attend these 2 audition days, they may contact Julie Smith to arrange another time.
All Safe Zone Allies, Unity Members, and others interested in learning about how to better support members of the Transgender community are invited to bring their lunches for Transgender 101. The workshop will be hosted by Colt Meier, a UHCL practicum counselor will be introducing the the topic transgenderism. He will explain terms such as sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression, and physical sex. Attendees will learn more about what it might be like to be a transgender student on campus and ways they can be supportive and sensitive to the needs of these students. The workshop will be held on Nov. 2 from noon-1pm in Bayou Building rm 2311.
Unity Club and IISS – Women’s and LGBT Services celebrated National Coming Out Day at UHCL Oct. 11.