SIU to celebrate LGBTQ History Month during October

CARBONDALE — The Southern Illinois University LGBTQ Resource Center has released the full schedule of events for LGBTQ History Month. Events will be taking place every week and throughout town in partnership will local organizations.

Oct. 1, Monday

PRIDE WALK
with Saluki Rainbow Network
noon – 2 p.m., begins at Student Center main entrance.
Flags encouraged.

UNHEARD VOICES: THE POWER OF LGBTQIA STORIES AND REPRESENTATION
Kickoff Keynote with Storyteller Laura Packer
5 – 7 p.m., Morris Library
Guyon Auditorium and Rotunda
Heavy appetizers served

Oct. 2, Tuesday

CLAIMING VOICE: CRAFTING, HONING AND TELLING THE STORIES OF OUR LIVES
Storytelling Workshop with Laura Packer
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Student Center Kaskaskia Room

Oct. 3, Wednesday

SALUKI RAINBOW NETWORK
6 – 8 p.m., Student Center Mississippi Room

Oct.6, Saturday

RAINBOW CAFÉ GALA
6 p.m., Unitarian Fellowship Church in Carbondale.
SOLD OUT

Oct. 8, Monday

FORBIDDEN – GAY AND UNDOCUMENTED, MOISES SERRANO FIGHTS FOR JUSTICE
Film Screening
5 – 7 p.m., Morris Library Guyon Auditorium/Rotunda
Sponsored by the LGBTQ Resource Center and Hispanic/Latino Resource Center

Oct. 10, Wednesday

COMING OUT WITH SALUKI RAINBOW NETWORK
6 – 8 p.m., Student Center Mississippi Room

TRANSITIONS SUPPORT GROUP
for ages 16-21 at Rainbow Café
6 – 8 p.m., Student Center Mississippi Room
Sponsored by the Rainbow Café

Oct. 11, Thursday

COMING OUT DAY
Open Mic and Ally Photographs
6 – 8 p.m., Student Center Big Muddy Room
Pizza and drinks

Oct. 13, Saturday

PRIDE PICNIC
1 – 5 p.m., Church of the Good Shepherd
Sponsored by Church of the Good Shepherd

Oct. 15, Monday

UNCONDITIONAL
Parents and family of LGBTQ youth support group
7 – 9 p.m., Rainbow Café
Sponsored by Rainbow Café

Oct. 17, Wednesday

LGBTQ SEX EDUCATION WITH SALUKI RAINBOW NETWORK
6 – 8 p.m., Student Center
Mississippi Room. Students only.
Pizza and drinks. Sponsored by the LGBTQ Resource Center and Wellness and Health Promotion Services

Oct. 22, Monday

UNITED IN ANGER: A HISTORY OF ACT UP – THE GRASSROOTS MOVEMENT TO END THE AIDS CRISIS
5 – 7 p.m., Morris Library Guyon Auditorium

Oct. 23, Tuesday

INTERVIEWING SKILLS FOR LGBTQ STUDENTS
6 – 7 p.m., Student Services Bldg, rooms 150/160
Career Development Center

Oct. 24, Wednesday

SALUKI RAINBOW NETWORK
6 – 8 p.m., Student Center Mississippi Room

TRANSITIONS SUPPORT GROUP
for ages 16-21 at Rainbow Café
6 – 8 p.m., Student Center Mississippi Room
Sponsored by the Rainbow Café

Oct. 25, Thursday

HARDENED
8 p.m., Kleinau Theater
Presented by the Department of Communication Studies, this play explores the myth of Medusa in a new light.
General admission is $7 and admission for students with a current ID is $5

Oct. 26, Friday

HARDENED
8 p.m., Kleinau Theater
Presented by the Department of Communication Studies, this play explores the myth of Medusa in a new light.
General admission is $7 and admission for students with a current ID is $5

INTERSEX AWARENESS DAY
Wear yellow in solidarity with our intersex siblings

Oct. 27, Saturday

HARDENED
8 p.m., Kleinau Theater
Presented by the Department of Communication Studies, this play explores the myth of Medusa in a new light.
General admission is $7 and admission for students with a current ID is $5

Oct. 30, Tuesday

CLOTHING SWAP AND GENDER EXPRESSION FAIR
4 – 7 p.m., Student Center International Lounge
Pick up and/or drop off gently used clothes.
All sizes and styles needed.
Sponsored by the LGBTQ Resource Center and the Office of Sustainability

Oct. 31, Wednesday

HOCUS POCUS
Film Screening
6 p.m., Student Center
Mississippi Room
Film screening with Saluki Rainbow Network.
Pizza served.

Individuals with disabilities are welcomed, just call (618) 453-5738 to request accommodations. You can get more details and the schedule of events on the SIU LGBTQ Resource Center website and Facebook page.

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