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LGBT History Month being celebrated with various activities

Release Date: September 26, 2017

Cora Zaletel

Executive Director, External Affairs

Colorado State University-Pueblo

719.549.2810

LGBT History Month

Colorado State University–Pueblo celebrates LGBT History Month with various activities

PUEBLOColorado State University–Pueblo celebrates LGBT History Month with events throughout October for faculty, staff, students, and community. The activities will include a movie and safe zone training as well as a kick off game night event during which participants test their knowledge and educate themselves on the LGBTQ+ community.

A schedule of the month’s events follows:

Oct. 3 – LGBTQ+ History Month Kickoff with Game Night: 3-5 p.m., Greenhorn Hall. Test your knowledge on LGBTQ+ history. Play games while educating yourself about LGBTQ+ culture.

Oct. 11 – LGBTQ+ History Movie Night and Discussion: 5 p.m. in Psychology 153.The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) will host a screening of the movie, “Were the World Mine,” a film depicting a gay student at an all-boys school who is regularly bullied.  With a magical flower derived from Shakespeare’s famous “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” he turns his town gay so that they may walk in his shoes.

Oct. 19 – Make Your Own Pride Gear: 2-4 p.m., Psychology 153. Craft banners to use in marches and create art to hang in the library and display cases.

Oct. 25 – Safe Zone Training: 2-4 p.m. in Culebra Hall. This training presents attendees with knowledge on the LGBTQIA community. Participants begin their training by attending a mandatory orientation session and continue their involvement through monthly luncheon discussions. Participants will learn to identify and explain appropriate LGBT resources for students in need, be informed about significant LGBT issues, and be able to identify at least two ways to improve their support of the LGBT community. Please RSVP via diversityresourcecenter@csupueblo.edu, as space is limited.

For a completed and updated list of the LGBTQ+ events, visit www.csupueblo.edu/studentactivities.  For more information about other upcoming events, contact the Office of Student Activities at 719.549.2151.

 

Colorado State University - Pueblo is committed to excellence, setting the standard for regional comprehensive universities in teaching, research, and service by providing leadership and access for its region, while maintaining its commitment to diversity.
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