Quench series at U of I continues with Your Story Matters on Feb. 4

CHAMPAIGN — The University of Illinois LGBT Resource Center is hosting the next event for the Quench storytelling series on Feb. 4. From the Facebook event:
For our first QUENCH of the semester, Nathan Alexander (aka Annie Hart) will present “How to Train Your Drag Daughter: Influence of Drag & Selective Family.” Please join us in the University of Illinois Women’s Resources Center on February 4th at noon to kick off the first of our spring 2019 Your Story Matters series with a presentation you surely don’t want to miss! Bonus points to anyone who shows up to this presentation in drag themselves.

U of I LGBT Resource Center to hold spring semester kickoff on Jan. 17

URBANA — The University of Illinois LGBT Resource Center will be hosting a kickoff for the semester at their offices on Jan. 17. From the Facebook event:
We know you’re wondering – so here it is – our Spring semester welcome celebration! This upcoming Thursday the 17th, please join us in the University of Illinois Women’s Resources Center starting at 6 PM for a full night of fun, fellowship, and (you guessed it) FOOD. Come celebrate your success of getting through the Fall semester, and start the Spring semester off with your UIUC LGBTQ family, because we’re looking forward to seeing you.

Panel: Looking Back, Looking Forward: the LGBT Resource Center

URBANA — The Spurlock Museum in Urbana will be hosting a panel discussion to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the University of Illinois LGBT Resource Center. From the Facebook event:
The Spurlock Museum presents the panel discussion “Looking Back, Looking Forward” on Thursday, November 15 at 4 PM. The discussion is held in honor of the 25th anniversary of the University of Illinois LGBT Resource Center. The Center’s mission is to foster an environment that is open, safe and inclusive for people of all sexualities and gender identities. Panel members, including former directors/alumnae, the current director, and representatives from the Uniting Pride Center of Champaign County, discuss the history and evolution of the center and the challenges and opportunities of LGBTQ activism on the University campus and in the community.