Pride in the North is almost upon us!
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Feb. 3-7 in the Agora
Thinking about LGBTQ rights in a global context
Feb. 6th 7:00-10:00 pm
The Lakehead University Student Union Pride Central in collaboration with the English Student Association (ESA) presents Gender F@#$ED. A night of poetry, spoken word, and prose shared on stage at The Study Coffeehouse. An Open Mic platform, welcoming any and all artistic talent to the stage for a poetry slam. Featured poet and host for the evening, Holly Painter, will be bringing the slam to Thunder Bay! Attendees are encouraged to dress in drag, be androgynous or gender fluid in their expression or just come as you are! $3.00 suggested donation (or whatever you can afford)
Transgender Day of Remembrance
Nov. 20th 6:00-7:00 pm
Members of the trans* community and allies are gathering to commemorate trans* people who have been made victims by ignorance. This is an event to also raise awareness about the issues that gender non-conforming people face. By gathering with the common goal of increasing our understanding, we demonstrate that Thunder Bay is an accepting community that stands against transphobia and discrimination.
Everyone is welcome to come listen and learn!
Volunteers will be escorting attendees from the Water Street Terminal at 5:30 and 5:45 (look for the sign that says “Baggage Building”
Layout of the evening: Guest speakers Candlelit vigil Reflection and discussion period with coffee/tea and donuts
Tuesday No. 19 4:30-5:30
Come have a say in the goings-on at Pride for the year
Join us in UC 1017 @ 8:00 tonight to watch “Cloudburst”, the story of an elderly lesbian couple who become separated, sparking a rescue mission to bust out of a nursing home and go on the run to Canada to be married. Watch a trailer here. Free popcorn included!
Holly Painter @ The Study
A huge thank you to Holly Painter for her slam poetry workshop on Friday, October 25th and for her contribution to Take Back the Night!
Just a friendly reminder that Ga(y)mes Nights take place every Thursday at 7:00pm in the Pride Lounge (UC-0019D). I (Jake) will not be here for this weeks Ga(y)mes, but Brian (an amazingly generous volunteer) has agreed to host in my absence.
Meet in the Pride Lounge for 7:00pm, and you will then head up to the LUSU Boardroom in UC 2020.