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NIU Gender & Sexuality Resource Center
NIU’s Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) has planned several events in celebration of 2016 LGBTQIA Awareness Month. Unless noted, all events are free and open to the public. The GSRC is located at 105 Normal Road, in the Arndt house. For more information, or to request accommodations, call (815) 753-GSRC (4772). Transgender Day of...
The Neptune Hall Council will present “Colors of the Rainbow” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in Room 102 of Neptune Central. A panel discussion and Q-and-A is planned on LGBTQIA+ topics. Other activities include bracelet making, a documentary screening and a presentation on safe sex. Speakers are from the NIU Ally Program, the Center...
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NIU’s 22nd annual Pride Dinner is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, April 22, in the Chandelier Room of Adams Hall. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. Attire for the evening is business professional/casual. The dinner celebrates students, faculty and staff and features the presentation of the Eychaner Award along with...
National LGBTQ Task Force
NIU‘s Gender & Sexuality Resource Center will host a daylong institute Tuesday, March 8, presented by eight students who attended the National LGBTQ Task Force’s 2016 Creating Change conference. Financial support for their attendance was provided by the GSRC; the Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee; and Prism. At the conference, students attended daylong...
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center
NIU’s Gender & Sexuality Resource Center is planning several events in October to celebrate LGBTQIA History Month. For more information about any event, call (815) 753-4772 or email [email protected] Whose Story? The Impact of Privilege in Queer History Wednesday, Oct. 7 Join the GSRC and special guests to discuss what is known about the modern...
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NIU’s 21st annual Pride Dinner is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Attire is business professional/casual. The dinner banquet serves as an end-of-the-year celebration and features the presentation of the Eychaner Award along with several other awards and recognitions. Eychaner...
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Maybe it was a roommate who stood up for a member of the LGBT community. Maybe it was a faculty member who incorporated LGBT topics in his or her class. The NIU LGBT & Women’s Resource Center is gearing up for the 10th annual Ally Awards ceremony, scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in...
Daniel Hernandez Jr.
Intern-turned-hero Daniel Hernandez Jr. will visit NIU at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, to speak as part of the LGBT Resource Center’s LGBTQ History Month and the Latino Resource Center’s Latino Heritage Month. The event takes place in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. It is free and open to the public....
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October is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) History Month, and NIU’s LGBT Resource Center will celebrate by hosting and co-sponsoring several events. Events begin Tuesday, Oct. 2, with the the fourth annual “You-Are-Loved” campus-wide chalking campaign. Uplifting messages aimed at combating hateful language used to discriminate against the LGBTQ community will be displayed. “Trans...
Every fall , the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies organize academic, social, cultural and professional events for the NIU student body and community to celebrate Latino Heritage Month. Latino Heritage Month recognizes the richness and diversity of Latino culture and history in the United States and Latin America....
Bisexual activist Robyn Ochs will speak from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in Room 405 of the Holmes Student Center. The award-winning Ochs will give a dynamic presentation highlighting the often misunderstood “B” in LGBTQ. An advocate for the rights of people of all orientations and genders, her work focuses on raising awareness...
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