St. Cloud Pride 2013

September 20-22

Pride in the Park at Lake George is Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 11am-5pm!

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:

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Celebrate Bisexuality Day

September 23, 2013

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 ( 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.

"A Call to Men: The next generation of manhood."

September 23, 2013

Atwood Ballroom 6-7:30pm

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.

Jamie Nabozny

September 25, 2013

Ritsche Auditorium, 7pm

Come hear Jamie's story and what you can do to stop bullying.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and LGBT Resource Center Open House

September 27, 2013

Atwood Memorial Center Main Lounge

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

LGBT History Month

October is LGBT History Month

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.

The BIG Picture

October 1, 2013 @ 12:20pm on the steps of the Awtood Mall

Rain site - AMC Ballroom

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!

Ally Awareness Week

October 14-18, 2013

Annual Fall & Spring Drag Shows

Sponsored by OUTLOUD!

Atwood Ballroom

Fall: November 1, 2013 @ 9pm in collaboration with UPB & Atwood After Dark

Spring: April 10, 2014 @ 7:30pm in collaboration with Benton/Stateview, the Pride Living Community, and What's H.O.T. (Happening on Thursday) - Residential Life


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

Transgender Remembrance Day

November 20, 2013

Harvest Dinner

November 21, 2013 at The Welcome Center, Coborn's Plaza 7-9pm

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!

World AIDS Day

December 1, 2013

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.

Out PROUD Week

February 24-28, 2014

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.


Day of Silence

April 11, 2014

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.

2014 Pride Awards & Rainbow Graduation

April 27, 2014 2-4pm Voyageurs Room, Atwood Memorial 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.

Please visit our home page for links to online nomination and application forms!


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