SPRING 2020

Pride Camp 2.0

Saturday, January 25
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Ole Miss Student Union, Room 323

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Pride Camp 2.0 will be an event focused on community learning and building for LGBTQIA+ persons and their allies. Registration is required, but all students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to attend. You do not have to have attended Pride Camp in the fall to attend Pride Camp 2.0!

This event will primarily feature a workshop with Robyn Ochs. Robyn Ochs is an educator, speaker, grassroots activist, and editor of Bi Women Quarterly and two anthologies: the 42-country collection “Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World” and “RECOGNIZE: The Voices of Bisexual Men”. An advocate for the rights of people of ALL orientations and genders to live safely, openly and with full access and opportunity, Robyn’s work focuses on increasing awareness and understanding of complex identities and mobilizing people to be powerful allies to one another within and across identities and social movements. Robyn was recently named by Teen Vogue as one of “9 Bisexual Women Who are Making History.”

Participation in Pride Camp 2.0 is free, but pre-registration is required. Lunch will be provided!

The priority registration deadline is Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 11:55pm. If space is still available, the final registration deadline will be 5:00 PM on Thursday, January 23, 2020. All registrants will receive email confirmations.

January Allies Training

Wednesday, January 29
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Lamar 131

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Allies Training is a 2.5-3 hour workshop that aims to encourage foundational understanding of sexual orientation and gender identity. Participants will be introduced to past and current issues and concerns that impact LGBTQ+ individuals, as well as models on being effective and informed allies to the LGBTQ+ community. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to register and attend.

QPOC Interest Meeting

Wednesday, February 12
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
CICCE (Ole Miss Student Union, Suite F)

Queer People of Color is an organization dedicated to providing a space for people of color on UM’s campus who are members of and allies to the LGBTQIA+ community. All UM undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are welcome to attend the interest meeting!

February Allies Training

Thursday, February 27
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Bryant 111

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Allies Training is a 2.5-3 hour workshop that aims to encourage foundational understanding of sexual orientation and gender identity. Participants will be introduced to past and current issues and concerns that impact LGBTQ+ individuals, as well as models on being effective and informed allies to the LGBTQ+ community. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to register and attend.

April Allies Training

Tuesday, April 7
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Lamar 126

Click to register for the 4/7/2020 training

Allies Training is a 2.5-3 hour workshop that aims to encourage foundational understanding of sexual orientation and gender identity. Participants will be introduced to past and current issues and concerns that impact LGBTQ+ individuals, as well as models on being effective and informed allies to the LGBTQ+ community. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to register and attend.

Lavender Graduation

Friday, May 1
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Student Union Ballroom

More information and registration coming soon!

 

FALL 2019

Pride Camp

Saturday, September 28
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Student Union 326

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The 5th annual Pride Camp will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, in Student Union Room 326. This event is designed to provide fun networking opportunities and exposure to campus resources to students who are members of the LGBTQ+ community. Pride Camp is a place to meet like-minded people and form friendships to last a lifetime! All current UM undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are invited to attend.

Participation is free, but pre-registration is required. Lunch will be provided. A limited number of Pride Camp t-shirts will also be available!

The priority registration deadline is Friday September 20, 2019. If space is still available, the final registration deadline will be 5:00 PM on Monday, September 23, 2019. All registrants will receive e-mail confirmations.

 

LGBTQ+ History Month Keynote Address & Reception

Tuesday, October 1
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Bryant Hall Gallery

In honor of LGBTQ+ History Month, the Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement will host a Keynote Address & Reception on Tuesday, October 1, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM, in the Bryant Hall Gallery.

Jensen Luke Matar is the Coordinator of TEAP, the Transgender Education and Advocacy Program with the ACLU of Mississippi. Through community building, leadership development, education and direct advocacy, Jensen has been able to lead a shift in culture around trans narratives and is a vital contributor in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights in Mississippi.

This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the keynote.

 

 

October Allies Training

Wednesday, October 23
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Bryant 207

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This Allies Training is open to all interested UM students, faculty, and staff.

Check back soon for more 2019-2020 Programming & Events