Pride Week

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.

Art Wall

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.

Tabling

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.

Crafting Q-mmunity

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 mchesanko@wooster.edu.

For any questions about Pride Week events, please contact sgi@wooster.edu.