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LGBTQ+ History Month

October 1 - 31

LGBTQ+ History Month *Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to here you can go." - James Baldwin

2023 LGBTQ+ History Month

Sunday, October 1st

Venture Out Queer Adventures Series: Stand Up Paddleboarding


Monday, October 2nd

Queer Media Monday: A League of Their Own (2022)

6pm | Newman Multipurpose Room

Co-sponsored by: University Libraries


Wednesday, October 4th

“Exploring Queer Archives” with Dr. G. Samantha Rosenthal

6:30pm | O'Shaughnessy Hall LSCRC Classroom

Co-sponsored by: Lavender House

Monday, October 9th

Indigenous Peoples Day “Reclaiming Queer Indigenous Love”
with Rob Sánchez Nelson

10:30am | Newman Library  Multipurpose Room

Co-sponsored by: Ati: Wa:oki Indigenous Community Center

Wednesday, October 11th

LGBTQ+ Celebration  Lunch & Learn

10am-2pm | Pamplin Hall 1028

Sponsored by: Pamplin College of Business


Read Queer Book Fair

12-4pm | Newman Library Multipurpose Room

Co-sponsored by: University Libraries


Thursday, October 12th

Read Queer Book Fair

11am-4pm | Newman Library Multipurpose Room

Co-sponsored by: University Libraries


Friday, October 13th

Homecoming Open House

3-4:30pm | Pride Center

Sponsored by: Virginia Tech Alumni Relations 


Tuesday, October 17th

College of Science Night

6-7pm | Pride Center

Sponsored by: College of Sciences


Wednesday, October 18TH

The Hokie Expression Ball is being rescheduled for the spring semester.
Follow @PrideCenteratVT on instagram for updates


Thursday, October 19TH

LGBTQ+ Resource Center Awareness Day

11am-4pm | Pride Center

Stop by for crafts & bracelet making!

Wednesday, October 25TH

We Have Always Been Here: A Conversation with Author Samra Habib 

6:30pm | GLC Auditorium

Co-sponsored by: APIDA+ Center

Friday, October 27Th

Venture Out Queer Adventure Series: Sunset Hike

Monday, October 30TH

Free & Confidential STI Testing

10am-2:30pm | Squires Brush Mountain A

Tuesday, October 31ST

Free & Confidential STI Testing

9am-2:30pm | Squires Brush Mountain A 

LGBTQ+ History Month was established in 1994 to recognize and celebrate significant historical moments for people who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ or queer community. If you are in need of an accommodation, please contact Dr. Bing at or call (540) 231-3533