Sexuality and Gender Inclusion
1315 Beall Ave.
Wooster, OH 44691
Each spring CDI celebrates Pride Week, highlighting our LGBTQIA+ Pride Festival and other various events. Below are the Pride Week events for 2019, which runs from March 30th– April 6th.
Dates: March 24-March 31, Lowry.
Be sure to stop by Lowry and check out our Art Wall to highlight Pride Week, Transgender Day of Visibility, and our upcoming events.
Dates: March 28-April 2, Lowry.
We will be at Lowry several days between the hours of 11 am – 1 pm to share information, resources, and Pride merchandise!
LGBTQIA+ Pride Fest
Saturday, March 30, 3-5 pm, Babcock Hall.
The LGBTQIA+ Pride Celebration at the College of Wooster includes a keynote speaker or artist brought in by one of the LGBTQIA+ student groups, a local and inclusive food truck, tabling by local and campus organizations and departments, a plethora of craft activities and an incredible amount of PRIDE swag.
Transgender Day of Visibility
Sunday, March 31, 7:00 pm in Ruth W. Williams Hall, room 140.
This year’s TDOV is sponsored by the STEM Success Initiative, which presents: An Evening with Juliet Johnson, Ph.D Candidate in Environmental Engineering National Science Foundation Fellow Creator of the Group Queer Science. Juliet will engage in a dialogue about her experiences in the sciences, the process of creating an LGBTQ+ STEM organization, give advice to students about being queer and/or trans in STEM fields, and answer questions. Refreshments will be provided after.
Monday, April 1, 6-8 pm, The Q Space in Compton Hall
Crafting Q-mmunityis a monthly event designed to bring together LGBTQIA+ and ally students to enjoy relaxing crafts and build community. The Pride Week craft will be Blackout Poetry, along with a tasty surprise!
Gender & SexualiTea
Tuesday, April 2, 6 pm, The Q Space in Compton Hall
Gender & SexualiTea is an ongoing monthly series open to the entire campus community as a dialogue around issues of sexuality, gender, and their intersections. This session is titled “Sex, Love & Cuddles: A Discussion of Nonmonogamy and Polyamoury,” led by Justin Kalinay ’13. Justin is a sex educator, an alumnus of The College of Wooster, and received his Master of Art in Gender and Cultural Studies from Simmons College. All are encouraged to attend and unravel myths during the open discussion portion.
Kenyon Queer & Trans Studies Conference
Saturday, April 6, all day, Kenyon College
The College of Wooster will be taking a group of students to the Kenyon Queer & Trans Studies Conference to enjoy a day of queer and trans scholarship, activism and community building. Students interested in participating need to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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