LGBTQIA+ History Month

 

2019 lgbtqia history month poster

READ ABOUT LGBTQIA+ HISTORY MONTH ON THE UO HOMEPAGE

LGBTIA+ History Month was created in 1994 by a high school history teacher in Missouri named Rodney Wilson. The month of October was initially chosen to include:

The month also now includes:


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    Friday, October 11

    Coming Out Festival

    Coming Out Festival | Friday | Oct 11 | 11am - 3pm | EMU Green

    Celebrate National Coming Out Day with booths, bouncy course, crafts and cake!

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    TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15

    Draw a Drag Queen

    Draw a Drag Queen | Tuesday | Oct 15 | 5 - 7pm | Museum of Natural and Cultural History

    Create figure drawings and see drag performances! Drawing stations and materials provided.

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    TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22

    Hieu Ming Nguyen

    Hieu Ming Nguyen | Tuesday | Oct 22 | 5:30 - 6pm | Free Dinner | Presentation | EMU Ballroom

    A queer Vietnamese American award-winning poet.  Presented by the BEseries

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    Thursday, October 24

    Gay Rodeo: A Celebration of Western Rural Heritage and Gay Culture

    Gay Rodeo | Thursday | Oct 24 | 6pm | Museum of Natural and Cultural History

    Folklorist Craige Miller will be speaking on the history of gay roeo.  Presented by the Muserum of Natural an Cultural History.  

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    TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29

    A Night with D'Lo

    A Night with D'Lo | Tuesday | Oct 29 | 7pm | Pacific Hall, Room 123

    D'Lo is a queer transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American actor, writer, and comic.

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    WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

    Rewire Film Festival: Transfinite

    Reweire Film Festival | Wednesday | Oct 30 | 7pm | EMU Redwood Auditorium 

    Sci-fi film featuring LGBTQIA+ people of color, followed by conversation with the cast.

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    WENESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

    Town and Gown: A Brief History of the LGBTQ Community

    Town and Gown | Wednesday | Nov 6 | 6pm | Viking Braggot Co. Southtowne

    Adiscussion by the Eugene Lesbian Oral History Project.  Presented by the Museum of Natural and Cultural History.

The Division of Equity and Inclusion is committed to providing support to LGBTQIA faculty, staff, students and community members. DEI support includes:

UO Resources:

 UO LGBTQIA+ Student Organizations: