The LGBTQ+ Culture Center hosts lots of different types of events each semester. Check out some highlights from past semesters on this page!
Black History Month 2022 Panel
This panel of IUB students discussed the significance and highlights of Black History Month, and the intersecting layers between Black and queer identities.
2/24/22, 6:00pm, via Zoom
Gabby Rivera: National Latinx /Hispanic Heritage Month & LGBTQ+ History Month Keynote Speaker
GABBY RIVERA is an outgoing, outspoken creator invested in fostering better dialogue, inspiring radical creativity, and improving our most vulnerable communities. The author of Juliet Takes a Breath, they're also the writer of the Marvel series America—featuring the first queer, Latinx teen-girl superhero, ever. It’s catching headlines from The New York Times, Vogue, and beyond: and Marvel Studios and Disney+ just announced a new show based on the series.
Now, in this affecting talk, Rivera unpacks how they navigate the world as a queer, Latinx, millennial; how they incorporate their heritage into their writing; how they strive to be a thoughtful ally for others, and how they celebrate the healing power of community.
10/13/21, 7:00pm, at the IU Memorial Union Whittenberger Auditorium.
Co-sponsored by the Hutton Honors College, La Casa/Latino Cultural Center, Latino Studies Program, LGBTQ+ Culture Center, IU Media School, and The Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Bruce Smail: Why HIV Matters on a College Campus
Even though HIV has a direct impact on college students, most colleges are doing very little to provide education, prevention, and care. Join Bruce Smail, Interim LGBTQ+ Culture Center Director and Special Assistant to the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs, as he explores why, and gives recommendations for colleges and universities on what they can do to improve.
Doug Bauder: The Privilege of Being Queer
Share an evening with the LGBTQ+ Culture Center’s first director, Doug Bauder, as he shares highlights of his new book, The Privilege of Being Queer.