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Happy Pride Month Tulane!

The Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity

Happy Pride Month Tulane!

About This Week's Events

Monday, October 2

NCI Meet and Eat
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | NCI House (7025 Freret St)
Come enjoy free lunch with students and NCI staff. You're welcome to study and hang out, as well!

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | LBC G04 (The O)
Queer and/or Trans Faculty, Staff and Students: Stop by the O every Monday for afternoon tea, talk and pie!

Queer Pillow Talk with Bianca Laureano
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Anna Many Lounge, Caroline Richardson Building

Let's talk about sex baby! Come to this engaging workshop with sex educator Bianca Laureano. Laureno is a board member at the Black Girl Project and CLAGS, The LGBT Center for CUNY, a doula with The Doula Project, founder of The LatiNegrxs Project, and a founding member of the Women of Color Sexual Health Network.  Sponsored by the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity (OGSD).


Tuesday, October 3

Gender Exploration Society Meeting
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Mosaic Lounge (off the quad behind Butler and Soho)
Join Tulane's Gender Exploration Society! GES meets in the Mosaic Lounge to discuss issues in society, to be in community with trans+, intersex, and allied folk on Tulane's campus, and to have fun!


Wednesday, October 4

Pride Month Kick-Off on the Quad!
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | McAlister/LBC Quad

Join LGBTQIA student organizations, the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity, and the Office for Multicultural Affairs for merriment on the LBC Quad in celebration of Tulane University’s 2017 Pride Month.  

Any questions you may have about LGBTIQA and multicultural student organizations can be answered at this fun outdoor event, including members of the Queer Student Alliance (QSA), the Gender Exploration Society (GES), the Queer Feminist Collective (QFC), Gamma Rho Lambda (GRL) and the Gender and Sexuality Advisory Council (GSAC).  

Starting at 11 am, all students, faculty and staff are invited to make a DIY pride flag celebrating Tulane’s LGBTIQA students, staff and faculty.  Bring a blanket, book, frisbee, and hang out!  Sponsored by the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity (OGSD), Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), Housing and Residence Life (HRL), the Office of Student Programs, Newcomb College Institute (NCI), The Student Health Center, the WELL, TUCP, and the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program.

Wednesdays with the O 
12:00 p.m.  | Brown Field (In Front of Reily!!!!)

Join us at Brown Field in front of Reily for food, activities, and fun. Hosted by the O (Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity & Office of Multicultural Affairs) and Campus Recreation.

LGBTQ+ Ally Workshop with Dr. Red Tremmel
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | LBC 202 | Led by OGSD Director Dr. Red Tremmel
During this two-hour workshop, designed for all Tulane students, staff, and faculty, participants will gain introductory knowledge about how they can be an effective ally to LGBTQ+ identified individuals and those questioning their sexuality.  Once familiar with the various LGBTQ+ resources available on campus, you will be given an Ally sticker to place in your office or dorm so that students, faculty and staff know that you are part of a campus-wide network that supports LGBTQ+ identified individuals.  Sponsored by the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity (OGSD). Register here.

Student-Led LGBTQ+ Ally Workshop
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | LBC G01 (Basement) | Led by OGSD Student Program Coordinator Caroline Scott

Join us for the same workshop as above, but led by the OGSD Student Program Coordinator, Caroline Scott!

Note: Both LGBTQ+ Ally Trainings are intended for any student, faculty, or staff. Feel free to attend either one!


Thursday, October 5

Equity Thursdays
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Cudd Hall 203
Equity Thursdays offers weekly presentations by members of the Tulane University community and invited guests from Greater New Orleans. Faculty, Students, Staff, Alumni and Friends share information regarding topics of academic access. The sessions discuss cutting edge research, distinctive academic opportunities and offer a forum for reflection on the intersection of identity and the academic experience. The Center for Academic Equity serves lunch from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM. We welcome students, faculty, and staff to come to Equity Thursdays and join the Center for Academic Equity community.  RSVP by emailing Dr. Paula N. Booke

Real Boy
Film screening with free popcorn and soda!
9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. | LBC City Diner

Real Boy is an intimate story of a family in transition. As 19-year-old Bennett Wallace navigates early sobriety, late adolescence, and the evolution of his gender identity, his mother makes her own transformation from resistance to acceptance of her trans son. Along the way, both mother and son find support in their communities, reminding us that families are not only given, but chosen.