Connections & Community
This year's theme focuses on re-connecting with ourselves, building new connections, and strengthening our community. Explore our program offerings to see how you can build connections & community!
If you have accessibility-related concerns for any LGBTQ+ Culture Center event, we're happy to work with you to make sure you're able to conveniently attend and participate. Please reach out to us via phone at (812) 855-4252, or via email at email@example.com.
Fall 2022 Programs
Interested in getting involved in the campus Queer community? Making new friends or networking? Forming connections? Learning about LGBTQ+ resources? Stop by some of our community programs!
Open House | Aug 19, Noon – 2:00 pm | LGBTQ+ Culture Center
Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Mixer | Sept 21, 5 – 6:30 pm | Cook Center
National Coming Out Day | Oct 11 | Find our tables across campus!
Creepy Cryptid Halloween Celebration | Oct 28, 4:00 – 6:00 pm | LGBTQ+ Culture Center
Queersgiving Potluck | Nov 14, 4:00 – 6:00 pm | LGBTQ+ Culture Center
End of Semester Hot Cocoa Bar | Dec 6, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm | LGBTQ+ Culture Center
Panels & Speakers
The LGBTQ+ Culture Center is excited to host several speaker and panels this semester! Additional information will be available soon.
Panel: Exploring Queer Research | Oct 3, 6 – 7:30 pm | IMU State Room East
Speaker: World AIDS Day | Dec 1, 6 – 7:30 pm | IMU Georgian Room
Public Training Series
The Public Training Series is great for people who want to learn more about a particular aspect of LGBTQ+ experience, such as Sexuality, Gender, Oppression & Joy, or Intersectionality. These sessions are useful for beginners and more advanced learners alike!
New topics explore healthcare misconceptions, relationships & family, and inequities in higher education.
Sexuality |Aug 31, 9:30 – 11:00 am | IMU Oak Room
Queering Relationships & Families | Sept 15, 3:30 – 5:00 pm |IMU Oak Room
Effective Allyship | Sept 26, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm | IMU Oak Room
Intersectionality | Oct 12, 9:30 – 11:00 am | IMU Oak Room
Systemic Inequities in Higher Ed | Nov 11, 1:00 – 2:30 pm | IMU Dogwood Room
Your Hormones are (Not) Giving You Cancer: Queer Healthcare Misconceptions | Dec 8, Noon – 1:30 pm | IMU Dogwood Room
Explore more from the series below!
Over the course of the academic year, and in an effort to encourage students to reconnect with themselves and with wellness resources, the LGBTQ+ Culture Center will be hosting a wellness series. Fall topics include physical health/primary care, sexual health, and mental and emotional health. At each of these sessions, participants will have opportunities to learn strategies for taking care of themselves from a variety of experts, learn answers to FAQs, and ask questions about enhancing their own wellbeing. Lunch will be provided.
Primary Care & Physical Health | Sept 6, Noon – 1 PM | Teter NST
Sexual Health | Oct 18, Noon – 1 PM | Teter NST
Mental & Emotional Wellness | Nov 29, Noon – 1 PM | Teter NST
In addition to our scheduled events, the LGBTQ+ Culture Center also offers lots of drop-in services! These include free safer sex supplies, counseling services, writing help, STI testing, free clothes, and more!