GLBT History Month
October is a time recognize the role lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people and their allies have played in history. Check back each day for new video highlighting a member of the community.
Dupont Circle History Tour
Dupont Circle has long played a role in the history of LGBTQ people in Washington, D.C., the nation and even Georgetown University. Join our friends from American University and George Washington University for a walking tour of queer history in and around Dupont Circle. Space is limited to six Georgetown students. Spots awarded on a first come first serve basis. The tour will be conducted by The Rainbow History Project: Collecting, preserving, and promoting the GLBT history of metropolitan Washington, DC
Presented by: LGBTQ Resource Center, American University GLBTQ Resource Center, George Washington University LGBT Resource Center
Some guys are leaders, some guys are joiners, some guys are Stray Cats. This collection of nine musically influenced monologues portrays nine “cats” as they hit bottom, paint themselves into a corner, or reach a moment of transcendence.
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Red Square Amphitheater
Presented by: Nomadic Theatre’s Square Pegs
QuILT: LGBT Images in Film
Interested in queers, TV, and/or movies? Get schooled! QuILT – Queer Intersectionality Lecture and Thought is a lecture series allowing professors to speak on the intersection of their respective fields and LGBT issues. It is hosted by the GU Pride Education team. Our first professor in the series, Professor Fulcher, will lecture on LGBT images in film and TV. Everyone is welcome!
Location: White Gravenor 211
Presented by: GU Pride, LGBTQ Resource Center, Parliamentary Debate Team
Rave for Equality
Kick off GU Pride’s Coming Out Week! Rave For Equality will feature a glitter station, free red bulls, glow in the dark jewelry, and techno mixes all night.
Location: McShain, Large
Presented by: GU Pride, What’s After Dark
Safe Spaces: Coming Out in Your Res Hall
Come learn how to support your neighbors, share your identity, or simply hear stories from LGBTQ and allied students at Georgetown. We’ll talk about simple things everyone should do to make queer students feel more welcome on campus.
Location: McShain, Small
Presented by: GU Pride, Residence Life, LGBTQ Resource Center
Out and Abroad
Come hear the stories of five Georgetown students who came out while abroad. Learn how they handled being LGBT abroad and how you can do the same! Students speaking studied abroad in Spain, Japan, South Africa, Latin America, and Turkey.
Location: Healey 104
Presented by: GU Pride, Office of International Programs
Coming Out in Red Square
Come out of the closet in style! Join us in Red Square to dance, jump, and shuffle out of the life-sized “Closet Door” as LGBTQ or a straight ally!
Location: Red Square
Presented by: GU Pride
Coming Out as Gender Queer
Want to learn more about the trans/genderqueer experience? What does it mean to not identify with the gender binary? This event will present trans and genderqueer experiences through personal narrative and film.
Location: Reiss Hall 248
Presented by: GU Pride, LGBTQ Resource Center, United Feminists
Outing as a form of Political Activism: A Presentation by Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers is one of the most prominent bloggers in America. His blog, blogactive.com has been a focal point for outing closeted politicians who actively oppose gay rights. A leading subject of Outrage, a 2009 documentary about closeted anti-gay politicians.
Location: Healey 104
Presented by: Lecture Fund, College Democrats, GU Pride, LGBTQ Resource Center