Calendar of Events

 

 

Visit our BBNvolved page for a full list of events and more information!

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STAY CONNECTED:

  • Join us on Discord, UK students can register for a server link here.
  • Visit us in the Dinkle-Mas Suite (Monday to Friday, 9am - 4:30pm).
  • Follow us on social media @ukylgbtq (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).

 

 

 

Unique Programming

Pride Social Media Content, June on Instagram. Follow us @ukylgbtq for pride related content and celebrations!

SafeZone Workshop, June 16th, 3pm
This is an open registration event with a capacity of 50 people. The workshop will postponed with less than 12 registrants, notice will be given. For more information about SafeZone workshops, view our Workshops and Speaking Requests page.

SafeZone Workshop, July 6th, 11am
This is an open registration event with a capacity of 50 people. The workshop will postponed with less than 12 registrants, notice will be given. Register here. For more information about SafeZone workshops, view our Workshops and Speaking Requests page. 

 

 

Recurring  Programming - Academic Year Only      
Rainbow Conversations – Monthly presentations and discussions on research or subjects related to gender and sexuality.

Pride Parties – Monthly programs planned by the office’s interns ranging from trivia and games to crafts and dancing. Bring your friends, open to all!  

OutGrads - social and professional development programming for LGBTQ* graduate and professional students conducted by the Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives and the Office of LGBTQ* Resources.

Shades of Pride - Monthly events for QTPOC (Queer, Trans, People of Color) and their BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) Allies to celebrate identity, build community, engage in dialogue, and find support. A collaboration between the Martin Luther King Center and Office of LGBTQ* Resources.

 

Stay Connected           

  • Visit us in the Dinkle-Mas Suite
  • Join us on Discord, UK students can register for a server link here.

Past Programs

June

A Secret Love, OUTGrads movie nightJune 2nd, 7pm
OUTGrads invities you to watch the Netflix Documentary 'A Secret Love' to kick off national Pride Month this June! 
RSVP for the Netflix Party link.

Drag Bingo hosted by Serena Van Daren, June 3rd, 8pm, Virtual
Drop by or play the whole hour for a chance to win prizes. Visit the 
SAB webpage for directions and to get your Bingo cards. Part of their summer Bingo series.

Gayming, June 9th, 4pm,
Virtual Tonight's game TBD. Have you been missing board and card games? Want to connect over Discord about your favorite computer games? Join us for our new Gaymingseries! Take our survey and let us know what games you'd like to play.
 

Out in the Crowd, June 11th, 6 pm
Do you have questions about being out in the workplace? Navigating queer issues as an adult? Come to chat and ask questions to people who have been there. RSVP here.
 
Rainbow Reels: Short Film Mini-Series, June 15th, 7 pm         

Watch short films focused on international queer experiences from all over the world. RSVP here.

 

Happy Hour for Campus Partners, June 19, 3 pm             

If you have ever interacted with our office or wanted to do so, come to this happy hour for our campus partners. Meet people who work with our

office and enjoy pride month with a Faculty/Staff event. RSVP here

 

Safezone Overview, June 23, Noon  

This is an abbreviated SafeZone Training. We will highlight LGBTQ* identities, strategies for supporting student experiences, and exploring

LGBTQ* related campus and community resources to equip individuals to be more aware and active allies. RSVP here. 

 

 

Rainbow Reel: Kiki film, June 29th, 7 pm       

25 years after Paris Is Burning introduced the art of voguing to the world, Kiki revisits New York City’s thriving underground ballroom scene. It’s a larger-than-life world in which LGBTQ youths of color are empowered. Co-hosted by the MLK Center. RSVP here. 

 

Instagram Live Dance Party, June 30th, 7 pm               

To close out Pride month we will be hosting a dance party over Instagram Live at our Instagram page @ukylgbtq. Bring your heels and glitter!

JULY

Rainbow Reel: All in the Family, July 9th, 7 pm           

After starting a family of his very own in America, a gay filmmaker documents his loving, traditional Chinese family's process of acceptance. RSVP here to get the Netflix Party code. 

 

Gayming, July 14th, 4 pm

Today's game is Uno and will feature other card games. RSVP here for the Zoom room. Take our survey and let us know what other games you would like to play.

 

NEW DATE! 40 Years Later: What HIV Teaches us about COVID-19, July 22nd, 3 pm 

Join us as a panel of practitioners and researchers explore the similarities and reactions to the GRID/HIV and COVID-19 pandemics. RSVP required.

 

SafeZone Overview, July 27, Noon                   

This is an abbreviated SafeZone Training. We will highlight LGBTQ* identities, strategies for supporting student experiences, and exploring LGBTQ* related campus and community resources to equip individuals to be more aware and active allies. RSVP Required.
 

Trans Health in the Time of COIVD-19 Panel, POSTPONED to Fall 2020         

Join us as a panel of practitioners and researchers experts explore the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the health of trans individuals. RSVP here

 

  

LGBTQ History Month Feature Speaker: The Fight For Black Trans Lives, October 22nd at 6:00pm
Heather “Brydie” Harris (they/them) is a PhD candidate in Pan-African Studies at the University of Louisville. Brydie’s research areas are Black Queer studies and theology. Their interests are based in the Black queer experience through the framework of womanist and queer theology via transcontinental social justice imaginaries and Afrofuturistic thought. Brydie is a Black, multiracial, non-binary femme, poet, and scholar-activist. They align themselves with the latest iteration of the Black freedom movement: Black Lives Matter, as well as indigenous communities around the globe. They like science fiction, cats, plants, and lodging spiritual warfare against fascism.
Register for the event.