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LGBTQ+ History Month

October 1 - 31

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Join us for Virginia Tech’s 2020 LGBTQ+ History Month. Learn where we’ve come from, where we are, and where we are headed. Featuring events with the Black Cultural Center, Black Organizations Council, Cook Counseling Center, American Indian and Indigenous Community Center, El Centro, and College of Arts and Human Sciences.


October 1st

Representation Matters?: Politics at The Intersection of Blackness & Queerness
with Hari Ziyad

6-7:30pm EST - Register to Attend
https://virginiatech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YXzZVa8cTg6C9PpKH_0fWQ
Co-Sponsored By: Black Cultural Center & LGBTQ+ Resource Center

 

October 5th

Dee Rees’ Pariah (2011) Film Discussion with Ujima

5pm EST - Open to Ujima Students Only
Co-Sponsored By: Ujima & LGBTQ+ Resource Center

 

October 7th

Pathological Perceptions: Where Society Went Wrong with The Queer Community
with Dr. Jess Westcott

6-7:30pm EST - Register to Attend
https://virginiatech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WLa9Z007TRyows1cOk-bpg
Co-Sponsored By: Cook Counseling Center & LGBTQ+ Resource Center

 

October 13th 

Queer Indigenous and Two-Spirit Peoples: We Come Out of The Cupboard, Not the Closet
with Dr. Chris Finley

6-7:3pm EST - Register to Attend
https://virginiatech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WzH_l2oxSzqIg2yi0cPCTQ
Co-Sponsored By: American Indian And Indigenous Community Center & LGBTQ+ Resource Center

 

October 15th

Digging in The Crates Vol 20 Gender & Hip Hop Ft.
Dr. Shante Paradigm Smalls

7-9pm EST - Hosted Via Zoom
virginiatech.zoom.us/my/vtditc
Co-Sponsored By: University Libraries, Black Cultural Center & LGBTQ+ Resource Center

 

October 19th

LGBTQ+ Resource Center Awareness Day

10am-4pm EST - Squires 227
Sign Up to Tie-Dye A Resource Center Shirt. For This Event, Participants Will Have to Wear A Mask and Gloves While Remaining At Least 6 Feet from All Others.

 

October 21st

Becoming A Radical Gardener: Building Queer Roots & Resilience Through Chicanx And Indigenous Histories with Rob Nelson

6-7:30pm EST - Register to Attend
https://virginiatech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_c1D2WEAtQJiBIYatHeOoDw
Co-Sponsored By: American Indian And Indigenous Community Center, El Centro, & LGBTQ+ Resource Center 

 

October 28th

The LGBTQ+ Resource Center Presents:
Queer Jeopardy Hosted by Gerlyn Murrell

6-7:30pm EST - Register to Attend
https://virginiatech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ycQjRxOcSLO8F4CJFp8B2w

 

October 29th

Q*nnection Lunch & Learn: International Gay Rights
with Dean Laura Belmonte

12-1pm EST - Register to Attend
https://virginiatech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0rITuSXRTPaYsEZJ97O_AQ
Co-Sponsored By: College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences & LGBTQ+ Resource Center


LGBTQ+ History Month was established in 1994 to recognize and celebrate significant historical moments for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. If you are in need of an accommodation, please contact Dr. Ashleigh (Bing) Bingham at anbingham@vt.edu or call (540) 231-3533