LGBTQIA+ History and Pride Month

Pride Month 2022

Please check back in fall 2023 for LGBTQIA History Month events

2022 Events

  • May 6 | Speed Friending
  • May 10 | LGBTQIA Time
  • May 11 | Paint & Sip
  • May 14 | Trans Nonbinary & Queer Swim
  • May 20 | Gay Men Caucus
  • May 20 | Queer Prom
  • May 27 | Pride Festival
  • May 27 | Out/Loud Queer and Trans Performance Fest
  • May 29 | LGBT Virtual Movie Night
  • June 5 | Lavender Graduation
  • June 14 | Sexual Assault Support Services LGBTQIA+ Group

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:

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: 

Past Events and Activities

LGBTQIA+ History Month 2021

LGBTQIA+ History and Pride Month 2021 Events and Activities

  • LGBTQIA+ Jewish Social Hour
  • LGBTea Time
  • LGBT Movie Night
  • LGBT Back-to-School Sunset Hike
  • Sexual Assault Support Services
  • Pride Movie Nights
  • Community Conversations: LGBTQIA+, Students and Alumni
  • Books in Print: Ana-Maurine Lara
  • John R. Moore Scholarship
  • LGBTQ Awareness: The Importance of pronouns with Addison Smith

See the LGBTQIA+ 2021 Pride Month story here

Watch videos from LGBTQIA+ History and Pride Month here

Watch "Being a Part of the LGBTQ Community on Campus" here

lgbtqia+ history month 2020

LGBTQIA+ History Month 2020 Events and Activities

  • Graduate Research Colloquium: Gender and Sexuality in Latin America
  • Queer Film Festival
  • LGBTQIA+ Mental Health
  • LGBT+ in STEM Socially-Distanced Ally-Inclusive Social Hour
  • Cultivating Chosen Family
  • LGBTea Time
lgbt history 2019

LGBTQIA+ History Month 2019 Events and Activities

  • Family Acceptance Project: Family Support for LGBTQ Youth
  • "The Transformative Power of Boys Love (BL) Media in Asia"
  • UO APASU & LGBTQ+ Presents: Flawless Kevin
  • UO Celebrates 2nd LGBTSTEM Day
  • DuckOut at Ninkasi
  • 2019 Eugene-Springfield Pride Festival
  • Reflections on Stonewall at 50
  • OUTLaws 2019 Banquet
  • Ideas on Tap: Town and Gown
  • Meditation and LGBTQ
  • DuckOUT Drag Queen bingo

See the LGBTQIA+ Pride Month Story here