St. Cloud Pride raises awareness of heterosexism and homophobia within the St. Cloud and surrounding community providing education, resources, programming and social opportunities to the LGBTA community. St. Cloud Pride celebrates the lives and contributions of LGBTA persons in Central Minnesota.
Details for the 4th annual St. Cloud Pride are posted on the website: www.stcloudpride.org
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Bi Pride Day/Bi Visibility Day: Bisexuality is an invisible identity that rarely receives recognition -- even though there are as many or more people who identify as bisexual as identify as gay or lesbian (http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/Gates-How-Many-People-LGBT-Apr-2011.pdf). Want to learn more? Monday, September 23 OutLoud presents "Ask A Bisexual" in Atwood Memorial Center. From 11-2, come ask questions about bisexuality for prizes! Bisexual activist and BiNet USA board member Patrick RichardsFink will be available -- ask him anything.
Tony Porter is nationally recognized for his efforts to end men’s violence against women. He is the visionary and co-founder behind A CALL TO MEN: The National Association of Men and Women Committed to Ending Violence Against Women. He is the author of “Well Meaning Men…Breaking Out of the Man Box - Ending Violence Against Women” and the visionary for the book, NFL Dads Dedicated to Daughters.
Come hear Jamie's story and what you can do to stop bullying.
Join the LGBT Resource Center, Multicultural Student Services, Department of Campus Involvement, Student Government and Atwood, as we celebrate the completion of our newly renovated spaces!
Open House - 10:00am-2:00pm
Ribbon Cutting - 12:00-12:30pm
Food * Fun * Prizes
The LGBT Resource Center engages the campus and surrounding community in programming and activities throughout the month of October. For more information about this years' calendar of events such as the 31 Icon's Display, please check back soon!
The LGBT community is the only community worldwide that is not taught its history at home, in public schools or in religious institutions. LGBT History Month provides role models, builds community and makes the civil rights statement of our extraordinary national and international contributions.
In October of 2012, the LGBT Resource Center sponsored the first ever photo shoot titled "The BIG Picture," which was an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, and administrators to participate in a demonstration of visual support for the LGBT community. Over 125 individuals participated. This year, our goal is to double participation. Join us in being a part of "The BIG Picture," and help us to communicate a visual message of support for the LGBT community!
This event is FREE for SCSU students with a valid ID!
Our drag shows are an entertaining outlet to educate the campus and community on what it means to blur the lines of gender. In doing drag shows, we raise awareness of the gender barriers that exist and to emphasize the importance of creating a space where all genders are supported and celebrated.
Past shows have featured performers including:
|Trevor Strong||Derek Emerson|
|Veronika Love||Kyle Madison|
|Brock Lee||Mimi Harker|
|Tawnya Tootsieroll||Aiden Gage|
|Esteban Alvarez||Dolly Meridian|
|Trixi De'Lite||Zee Drake|
|Danny McCoy||Dexter Maine|
|Liam Shane||Max Mitchell|
|Marsha Mellow||Max Beatz|
|Skyye Scrapper||Shane Rider|
Each year, the LGBT Resource Center sponsors a "Thanksgiving" style dinner for LGBTA students, faculty, staff, and community members. Non-students are encouraged to bring a dish to share. The LGBT Resource Center will provide the Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Stuffing, and Buns. YUM!
The LGBT Resource Center collaborates with students and other community members to recognize December 1st as World Aids Day. This day is designated to the sharing of information and the rememberance of those who have been lost to HIV/AIDS.
All Week: The Closet Project: Conceptualized in 2008 by Social Responsibility Alum Lwando Scott and LGBT Resource Center Director Brandon L. Johnson, "The Closet Project," is an interactive art installation of the "closet." Guests of the closet project are encouraged to explore the complexities of the "closet" and share their lived experiences through writing, drawing, and dialogue.
All Week: Ignite, Inspire, Empower - Poster Campaign: Presented by the LGBT Resource Center, this poster campaign makes visible the power of words.
Monday February 24 - Out PROUD Week Kick-Off: 12:00pm outside the LGBT Resource Center
Please check back soon for additional programming details.
The National Day of Silence is April 11th, 2014. This year OUTLOUD will be acknowledging Night of Noise on Monday, April 7 at 7pm in the Glacier Room in Atwood. OUTLOUD will acknowledge Day of Silence on Tuesday, April 8th on the Atwood Mall and will break the silence at 2pm. For more details on these programs, please visit the LGBT Resource Center.
The Pride Awards and Rainbow Graduation recognizes and honors students that have shown their dedication and hard work by making a difference in the on and off campus community.