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Friday, April 4, 2014

First Friday Dance Party

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.
Location: Higher Ground, S. Burlington
Description: Every first Friday of the month, 8pm-2am, Higher Ground Music Hall, S. Burlington. Special guests and DJ Llu and DJ Precious spin dance and music party for the queer community and our friends. Check out www.highergroundmusic.com for more information.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Q.P.O.C. Brown-Bag Lunch

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Davis Ctr., Unity Lounge, 3rd fl
Description: The UVM Queer People Of Color (QPOC) social/professional group holds a brown bag lunch every Tuesday from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm in the Diversity & Equity Unity Lounge, 3rd floor of the Davis Center (across from Henderson's Cafe).

LGBTQIA people of color are welcome to help us create a safe, casual affinity space and bring visibility to the community. Grab your lunch and join us for as much time as you can!

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Soldiers Speak

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Lafayette L207
Description: Vermont Students for Israel together with StandwithUs is hosting an Event, Soldiers Speak on Wednesday April 9th at 7pm in Lafayette L207. One of the soldiers is part of the LGBTQA community and will be talking about being out in the IDF and in Israel in general.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

UVM Dismantling Rape Culture Conference (DRCC)

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: UVM, Davis Center, 4th flr.
Description: Organized by the UVM Women's Center, the Dismantling Rape Culture Conference will be packed with great workshops and presentations by area practioners and several session topics dedicated to LGBTQ issues. Vednita Carter will be the keynote speaker. For more information visit: www.uvm.edu/~women/drcc.html

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Hearts Not Parts

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Description: Hearts Not Parts is a bisexual/pansexual/ally group. Meetings are relaxed; ranging from informal discussions to fun games. Contact: lgbtqa@uvm.edu

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Guy Talk

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Allen House - 461 Main Street
Description: Guy Talk is a group for Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender men to talk about issues around their male identity.

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Inclusive Language Week: Speak Out/Open Mic Night

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Living/Learning Fireplace Lounge
Description: Speak out/Open Mic Night in the Fireplace Lounge in L/L. The theme is LGBTQApril, but anyone is welcome to read poetry, sing, speak, tell jokes, tell their story, etc, or just watch if preferred!

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LGBTQuiet

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: The student group LGBTQuiet is a safe space for the LGBTQ community to meet and talk about issues regarding their sexuality, gender identity, and life in general. This group is for people of all LGBTQ* identities and in different stages of the coming out process. The mission of LGBTQuiet is to let people know that they are not alone and they don't have to shout out their identity to the whole campus if they are not ready for that. It is still important to have a supportive community to go to discuss issues regarding sexuality and gender identity. Contact lgbtqa@uvm.edu for time and location.

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Outright Vermont 25th Anniversary Celebration

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Essex Junction
Description: Outright turns 25 at this once-in-a-lifetime gay-la celebration in a beautiful Vermont setting. Join us for fun, food and festivities as we commemorate the shining achievements of this life-saving organization for queer youth that's been "making it better since 1989." See more here: www.eventbrite.com/e/outright-vermonts-silver-celebration-tickets-9988394557

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Queer Prom!

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.
Location: Billings Hall Library
Description: Organized and sponsored by the LGBTQA Collaborative, a LGBTQA student residential community at UVM, this year's Prom theme is Enchanted/Under the Stars. Enjoy good food, music, and fun with friends.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Q.P.O.C. Brown-Bag Lunch

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Davis Ctr., Unity Lounge, 3rd fl
Description: The UVM Queer People Of Color (QPOC) social/professional group holds a brown bag lunch every Tuesday from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm in the Diversity & Equity Unity Lounge, 3rd floor of the Davis Center (across from Henderson's Cafe).

LGBTQIA people of color are welcome to help us create a safe, casual affinity space and bring visibility to the community. Grab your lunch and join us for as much time as you can!

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Crockpot Comfort Dinner

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location: Allen House
Description: The LGBTQA Center hosts a bi-weekly community event in the Allen House on alternating Tuesdays from 5-7pm. Show up to meet new people and enjoy free, homemade food!

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The Slam Up Tour

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Arts Riot, 400 Pine Street
Description:
Our show in 50 words: Slam Up is an innovative mix of comedy and poetry through music and spoken word featuring Cali Bulmash and Emily Lowinger. They'll rap, sing, spit (poetry), & grab you by the heartstrings with their tales of the many shades of love-- requited, unrequited, gay, straight, queer, or, well, just "creative."

www.facebook.com/events/589674764453055/

$10

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Hearts Not Parts

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Description: Hearts Not Parts is a bisexual/pansexual/ally group. Meetings are relaxed; ranging from informal discussions to fun games. Contact: lgbtqa@uvm.edu

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Guy Talk

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Allen House - 461 Main Street
Description: Guy Talk is a group for Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender men to talk about issues around their male identity.

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Inclusive Language Week: Banquet & Panel Discussion

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Waterman, Memorial Lounge
Description: Inclusive Language Week Banquet, here will will have a panel discussing language and celebrate the accomplishments of the week including a video.

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LGBTQuiet

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: The student group LGBTQuiet is a safe space for the LGBTQ community to meet and talk about issues regarding their sexuality, gender identity, and life in general. This group is for people of all LGBTQ* identities and in different stages of the coming out process. The mission of LGBTQuiet is to let people know that they are not alone and they don't have to shout out their identity to the whole campus if they are not ready for that. It is still important to have a supportive community to go to discuss issues regarding sexuality and gender identity. Contact lgbtqa@uvm.edu for time and location.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Tolerance Trap

Time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: John Dewey Lounge
Description: The Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes, and Good INtentions are Sabotaging Gay Equality

Suzanna Walters is Director of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies Program and Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University. Her book, The Tolerance Trap, explores how notions of tolerance limit the possibilities for real liberation and deep social belonging. Her previous book, All the Rage: The Story of Gay Visibility in America examined the explosion of gay visibility in culture and politics, raising questions about the politics of visibility and sexual identity.

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Queer Crips: Film and Conversation w/John Killacky

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: RU12?, 255 S. Champlain St.
Description: A viewing of the film "Queer Crips: Disabled Gay Men and Their Stories," will be followed by a discussion with the film maker. For more info visit: www.ru12.org/2014/03/queer-crips-films-and-conversation-with-john-killacky.html

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Women's Center/LGBTQA Center Practice Kindness Week

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Unity Lounge tabling
Description: Stop by for button making, crafts, food...and pass on the kindness!

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Q.P.O.C. Brown-Bag Lunch

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Davis Ctr., Unity Lounge, 3rd fl
Description: The UVM Queer People Of Color (QPOC) social/professional group holds a brown bag lunch every Tuesday from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm in the Diversity & Equity Unity Lounge, 3rd floor of the Davis Center (across from Henderson's Cafe).

LGBTQIA people of color are welcome to help us create a safe, casual affinity space and bring visibility to the community. Grab your lunch and join us for as much time as you can!

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FILM: Families Are Forever

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Living Well, Davis Ctr. 1st Flr.
Description: The Vermont Chapter fo the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in partnership with the Family Acceptance Project at SFSU presents "Involving Families in LGBT Youth Suicide Prevention," featuring the film "Families Are Forever."

This free program is designed to help parents, educators, clinicians, clergy and others who interact with young people understand the critical role that families play in reducing suicide risk for
lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth.

To register, please contact: Vermont@afsp.org or 802-272-6564

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Painted Word Poetry Series: Reading by Stacey Waite

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Fleming Museum
Description: Stacey Waite, Asst. Prof. of English at U. Nebraska-Lincoln, will be reading as part of the Painted Word Poetry Series at the Fleming Museum. Prof. Waite focuses on queer theory/pedagogies and feminisit/gender studies and her reading is co-sponsored by the LGBTQA Center. For more information visit www.staceywaite.com/ or www.unl.edu/english/faculty/profs/swaite.html

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"Ma Vie En Rose" movie showing

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Living Learning 315
Description: Sponsored by the LGBTQA Collaborative.

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Women's Center/LGBTQA Center Practice Kindness Week

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Davis Center table 6
Description: Stop by for button making, crafts, food...and pass on the kindness!

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Hearts Not Parts

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Description: Hearts Not Parts is a bisexual/pansexual/ally group. Meetings are relaxed; ranging from informal discussions to fun games. Contact: lgbtqa@uvm.edu

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Guy Talk

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Allen House - 461 Main Street
Description: Guy Talk is a group for Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender men to talk about issues around their male identity.

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LGBTQuiet

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: The student group LGBTQuiet is a safe space for the LGBTQ community to meet and talk about issues regarding their sexuality, gender identity, and life in general. This group is for people of all LGBTQ* identities and in different stages of the coming out process. The mission of LGBTQuiet is to let people know that they are not alone and they don't have to shout out their identity to the whole campus if they are not ready for that. It is still important to have a supportive community to go to discuss issues regarding sexuality and gender identity. Contact lgbtqa@uvm.edu for time and location.

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Outing Club - LGBTQA Hike up Camel's Hump

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Meet at Outing Club on Campus
Description: Join us for an OCLGBTQA hike up Camel’s Hump! (A collaboration between UVM’s Outing Club and the LGBTQA Center).

There is a cost of $15. This covers a ride to Camel’s Hump, breakfast, lunch, and all gear that you may need (boots, backpacks, rain gear, etc.).

Please go to the Outing Club to pay and sign-up ASAP! The Outing Club has the official sign-up.

Limited need based financial assistance available to students. Email rswem@uvm.edu for more info!

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Monday, April 28, 2014

Andrea Gibson

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Higher Ground
Description: Spoken Word artist Andrea Gibson performs at Higher Ground in South Burlington. See here for more info: www.highergroundmusic.com/event/523427-andrea-gibson-s-burlington/

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Q.P.O.C. Brown-Bag Lunch

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Davis Ctr., Unity Lounge, 3rd fl
Description: The UVM Queer People Of Color (QPOC) social/professional group holds a brown bag lunch every Tuesday from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm in the Diversity & Equity Unity Lounge, 3rd floor of the Davis Center (across from Henderson's Cafe).

LGBTQIA people of color are welcome to help us create a safe, casual affinity space and bring visibility to the community. Grab your lunch and join us for as much time as you can!

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Tuesday Talk

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location: Allen House 104
Description: All students are welcome to join in these conversations. Discussion topics will vary and be posted throughout the semester.

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

LGBTQA Rainbow Awards & Graduation

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Davis - Grand Maple Ballroom

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Hearts Not Parts

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Description: Hearts Not Parts is a bisexual/pansexual/ally group. Meetings are relaxed; ranging from informal discussions to fun games. Contact: lgbtqa@uvm.edu

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Guy Talk

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Allen House - 461 Main Street
Description: Guy Talk is a group for Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender men to talk about issues around their male identity.

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LGBTQuiet

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: The student group LGBTQuiet is a safe space for the LGBTQ community to meet and talk about issues regarding their sexuality, gender identity, and life in general. This group is for people of all LGBTQ* identities and in different stages of the coming out process. The mission of LGBTQuiet is to let people know that they are not alone and they don't have to shout out their identity to the whole campus if they are not ready for that. It is still important to have a supportive community to go to discuss issues regarding sexuality and gender identity. Contact lgbtqa@uvm.edu for time and location.

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Friday, May 2, 2014

First Friday Dance Party

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.
Location: Higher Ground, S. Burlington
Description: Every first Friday of the month, 8pm-2am, Higher Ground Music Hall, S. Burlington. Special guests and DJ Llu and DJ Precious spin dance and music party for the queer community and our friends. Check out www.highergroundmusic.com for more information.

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Saturday, May 3, 2014

Northampton NOHO Pride

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Northampton, MA.
Description: For more info visit: www.site.nohopride.org/

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Q.P.O.C. Brown-Bag Lunch

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Davis Ctr., Unity Lounge, 3rd fl
Description: The UVM Queer People Of Color (QPOC) social/professional group holds a brown bag lunch every Tuesday from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm in the Diversity & Equity Unity Lounge, 3rd floor of the Davis Center (across from Henderson's Cafe).

LGBTQIA people of color are welcome to help us create a safe, casual affinity space and bring visibility to the community. Grab your lunch and join us for as much time as you can!

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Q.P.O.C. Brown-Bag Lunch

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Davis Ctr., Unity Lounge, 3rd fl
Description: The UVM Queer People Of Color (QPOC) social/professional group holds a brown bag lunch every Tuesday from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm in the Diversity & Equity Unity Lounge, 3rd floor of the Davis Center (across from Henderson's Cafe).

LGBTQIA people of color are welcome to help us create a safe, casual affinity space and bring visibility to the community. Grab your lunch and join us for as much time as you can!

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Friday, June 6, 2014

Boston Pride Begins

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Boston, MA.
Description: Boston Pride runs from June 6-15. For more info visit: www.bostonpride.org/prideweek/

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Friday, June 27, 2014

N.Y.C. Pride Begins

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: N.Y.C., N.Y.
Description: N.Y.C. Pride begins on June 27. For more info visit: www.nycpride.org/

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Friday, July 11, 2014

LGBTQ Student Services in Higher Education; Day-long Institute

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: UVM, Davis Center
Description: Higher education professionals and administrators, as well as Student Affairs graduate students seeking to increase skills and knowledge, and to better serve LGBTQ campus communities, are encouraged to attend this day-long institute of the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals.

The Institute is an excellent opportunity to partake in low-cost professional development and to network with many consultants, high-impact practitioners, and colleagues from across the spectrum of higher education LGBTQ resources.

For more information about the institute, contact Raja Bhattar, Education Chair at education@lgbtcampus.org, or LGBTQA Center@UVM staff at lgbtqa@uvm.edu. The LGBTQA Center@UVM will provide updates, as they are available, via our Listserv and social media platforms. Please visit our website for more information on how to stay in touch: www.uvm.edu/~lgbtqa/?Page=stayinformed.html&SM=communitymenu.html.

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Drag Idol

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Location: Arts Riot

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Montreal Pride Begins

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Montreal, PQ, Canada
Description: Montreal's Pride event runs August 11-17 this year. For more info visit: www.fiertemontrealpride.com/en/

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Gender*nation: A Gender Emancipation: CCP Social Justice Film

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Living Learning Room 216
Description: Genderf*nation: A Gender Emancipation
-Genderf*nation explores the lives and feelings of six individuals who do
not conform to the binary gender system and their journey through the
social, religious and political landscapes of a society that doesn’t fully
recognize their identities.

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Saturday, September 6, 2014

LGBTQA Center's Welcome Back BBQ

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Allen House Lawn, 461 Main St.
Description: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Advocate (LGBTQA) Center at UVM would like to invite students, staff, faculty, and their families to join us at our annual Welcome Back Family BBQ on Saturday, September 6th from 1:00 to 3:00 outside of Allen House (corner of S. Prospect & Main).

Enjoy burgers, hot dogs (veggie burgers and tofu pups too!), homemade sides and main dishes, and of course our famous candy and caramel apple-making station with apples from the UVM Horticulture Farm! Come listen to great music, have fun, and connect with the LGBTQ & Ally community at UVM. This is a well-attended event and a great opportunity to meet new and old friends.

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Sunday, September 7, 2014

Annual High Heel Race on Church Street

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Church Street
Description: This exciting race will provide a colorful and competitive start to the festivities. The event is open to all who are brave enough to don high heels. Dressing in drag is highly encouraged, but not required. Extra shoes will be available to accommodate spectators wanting to sign up on site.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Crockpot Comfort

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location: Allen House front lounge
Description: The LGBTQA Center hosts a monthly meal in the Allen House on Tuesdays from 5-6:45pm. Show up to meet new people and enjoy free, homemade food! Meet special co-hosts throughout the semester.

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Interfaith Prayer Service

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Ohavi Zedek, 188 N. Prospect st.
Description: Designed by Deacon Stan Baker, rabbis, ministers and priests and from the greater Burlington area’s several welcoming and affirming congregations all take part in this service. Join us for a Pride Vermont tradition, sharing our spiritual traditions together, with fellow LGBTQIA family and friends, both locals and visitors. All are welcome.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Gender Pride w/ Geena Rocero

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Contois Auditorium, City Hall
Description: Transgender Advocate & Model Geena Rocero To Speak in Burlington September 10th

PRIDE Vermont is presenting internationally renowned transgender advocate and model, Geena Rocero, during PRIDE week. Geena will speak about her global work on gender rights issues. The event will include opening remarks by an Outright VT youth (TBA), a presentation by Rocero, and a question & answer session for the public to engage in the conversation. Admission is free. Donations are welcome. More information is available at PrideVermont.com or email genderpride@pridevermont.com.

In her speaking presentations Geena raises awareness of transgender identity, and of the struggles the transgender people face. She bridges the transgender community to the audience through a message of how, like transgender people, everyone has barriers they need to overcome to confirm their true selves and live without shame. She delivers her own unique story, educates with dignity on transgender identity, and builds solidarity between communities.

Geena is founder of the nonprofit organization Gender Proud, which has 2 goals: domestically, to raise transgender visibility and start a new conversation about what it means to be trans.; globally, the organization's goal is to push forward more progressive gender marker policy.

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Friday, September 12, 2014

“OUT On Church Street”

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Church Street
Description: Diners and shoppers will enjoy discounted prices during Out On Church Street. Special wristbands will be available for $10 each, and will provide discounts at participating shops, restaurants and department stores at the popular Church Street Marketplace. For a list of places to purchase wristbands and a list of participating businesses, visitwww.PrideVermont.com.

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Brick-Laying Ceremony in Memory of Wayne Beam

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Upper Church Street, Burlington
Description: Join us and Wayne's family, as we honor his memory with the placing of his brick.

In the late spring, we lost Wayne Beam - a pillar in our queer community. For many years, by day he worked with Vermonters of different abilities, by night he tended bar at queer and larger community events, concerts, and shows.

Location on Church St. will be the second block, by the MAC's make up store - there is a bench there, so we can all sit with Wayne for years to come.

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Stride to Pride 5K Run/Walk

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Battery Park
Description: For more information or to register, look here: www.active.com/burlington-vt/running/stride-to-pride-5k-run-walk-2014

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Burly Bear’s Pre-Pride Party: Bats and Ball Jock Pa

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Location: Red Square, 136 Church Street
Description: Burly Bear’s Pre-Pride Party

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Wild and Precious

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Main Street Landing
Description: Located in The Black Box Theatre, Main Street Landing, Burlington.
Vermont raised, Steven Cadwell performs his one man show "Wild and Precious", a theatrical memoir that chronicles one man’s journey through sexual awakening, mental breakdown, and acceptance. Tickets $10 available at the Flynn Box Office.

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Pop-Up! QUEER PRIDE Dance Party

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.
Location: Arts Riot, 400 Pine St.
Description: Pop-Up! A Queer Dance Party is proud to present our 3rd annual QUEER PRIDE PARTY to kick off Pride Vermont weekend (9/12-9/14). 18+ and $5 cover.

9pm – QUEER STORY SLAM. Come tell a story of “pride” or listen to others. Hosted by Emma Moros!

9pm-11pm – Rocket Erotic will be there – a sex positive store, whose mission is to create an empowering place for people of all genders and sexual orientations to explore the erotic.

10pm-1am – DJ Rob Douglas and DJ Precious turn the volume up to get you on that dance floor. Come dance the night away with our fabulous go-go dancers!

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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Risqué" Pride Bal

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.
Location: Higher Ground Ballroom, South Bu
Description: This 18+ multimedia event features two of Vermont’s best DJ’s, Manny Ward and Man Machine, playing the hottest club music.

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Northern Decadence Food & Travel Expo

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Battery Park, Burlington
Description: Produced by the Vermont Gay Tourism Association (VGTA), the 4th Annual Northern Decadence Food & Travel Expo will take place during the PRIDE Vermont festival. “This is a festival within a festival,” said Willie Docto, President of the VGTA. Northern Decadence will showcase LGBT-friendly businesses from across Vermont and include food and drink samples, and a silent auction. “Vermont’s is the tastiest PRIDE festival in the country,” Docto added. Tickets are $5 for adults; children 12 and under are free. Some alcoholic samples may have additional fees. For more information, visit www.northerndecadence.com.

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Pride Parade

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Church Street

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Pride Parade

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Location: Church Street, Burlington
Description: The PRIDE Vermont Parade will start at 12:45 pm, beginning at the bottom of Church Street and winding all the way to the Festival site at Battery Park. With students, families, and early foliage tourists in town, another record-breaking turnout is expected to view the colorful parade of floats, performers, and marchers of all kinds.

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Pride Festival

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Battery Park

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Pride Festival

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Battery Park
Description: The festival will include music and entertainment in the Battery Park bandshell, vendors, family, youth activities, games, and community resources. Other highlights of the family-friendly PRIDE Vermont festival include:

Gender Fun Lawn Games and Scavenger Hunt. Play lawn “gaymes,” make craft projects, and get information on gender diversity, rights, and resources.

Live Entertainment hosted by drag artist Major Face featuring local and regional performers.

Dancing on the Lawn with music by DJ John Martin of Superior Sounds.

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Screening of “THE PARADE” (PARADA)

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Studio A, 294 N. Winooski Ave
Description: FREE

Located in North End Studios – Studio A

Turning transgression into a comedic principle, this turbulent farce that toys
with clichés and stereotypes turned out to be an unexpected hit in
Serbia and other ex-Yugoslavian countries. vtiff.org/schedule/

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Burly Bear’s Tea Dance

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Location: Red Square, 136 Church Street
Description:

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Faculty Workshop: speaker Robyn Ochs

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Livak Ballroom
Description: Engaging Gender Identities & Sexual Orientations in the College Classroom: Pedagogical Strategies for Success

Description:
As educators how do we manage identities, our own and students, to maximize engagement with our content and create a positive climate for learning?
How do we decide which terms to use? Should labels be avoided? What are best practices regarding the ascribed versus chosen labels we may encounter?
This is a participatory workshop and so size is limited.

Objective:
• Reflect on the current terminology as it related to gender identities and sexual orientation
• Explore key issues regarding pedagogy and classroom management
• Discuss concrete examples, presenters and our own

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Speaker Robyn Ochs

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Memorial Lounge
Description: Beyond Binaries: Identity, Gender, & Sexuality

This program explores the landscape of sexual orientation, and how we “map” sexual orientation. No two people are exactly alike. Given that, how do we assign labels to our complicated and unique experiences? In this interactive workshop we will conduct an anonymous survey of those present, and we will look at the data. Where do we fall on the sexuality continuum? How do we label? In this fun and interactive program we explore different experiences of identity; the complexity of attraction and more. Note: This program, “Beyond Binaries: Identity, Gender & Sexuality,” includes a focus on gender identity and expression.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Hysterical: book reading by Rebecca Coffey

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Flying Pig Books, Shelburne Road
Description: HYSTERICAL is the fact-based, fictional autobiography of Sigmund Freud’s smartest daughter. The life of pioneering child psychoanalyst Anna Freud (1895-1982) was, by any standards, extraordinary. It spanned two centuries, three continents, and both world wars, and was enlivened by her and her father’s relationships with some of their era's most brilliant minds. More than just Sigmund's favorite child, Anna was his sounding board as he shaped his theories. As he aged, she became his chief protector and a profoundly influential psychoanalyst in her own right. All that—and she helped hide a few skeletons in the Freud family closet. Hysterical reveals two of those skeletons.

First, although Sigmund warned that analysis is an erotic arena that should never be risked with a family member, at around the time that the young Anna began having intense “friendships” with other young women, he analyzed her. In their nightly sessions they dissected her dreams, her memories, and, most disturbingly, her sexual fantasies, ones in which she was beaten by an enraged father figure.

Second, although Anna never publicly contradicted Sigmund’s “wisdom” in the matter of lesbianism, she eventually lived happily and monogamously with American Tiffany heiress Dorothy Burlingham. Together they raised her children. They were together for 54 years.

What exactly happened in Sigmund's analysis of Anna? Was it the erotically charged echo chamber that Sigmund said analysis always is? If so, what effect might it have had on Anna's burgeoning sexuality? On the woman she became? Who was Dorothy Burlingham, this figure that history has ignored? Who were her children? How did Anna manage to love Dorothy, co-parent the children, and become a guiding force for educators and humanitarians, all while coddling her disapproving father as he aged and died?

And why in God’s name did she become a psychoanalyst?

Weaving a good story out of a pile of crazy facts, HYSTERICAL lets Anna freely and imaginatively examine all of the forces that shaped her life.

Booklist has called HYSTERICAL "complexly entertaining, sexually dramatic, [and] acidly funny" and LAMDA said it's "got a plot so rife with tension it’ll make you squirm." Oprah’s magazine recommended it in its June 2014 issue.

I’m a nationally known science journalist and author, and in Shelburne on September 18 I’m going to be reading from HYSTERICAL at Flying Pig Books on Shelburne Road.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Bisexuality Visibility Day tabling

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Davis Center, 1st floor
Description: September 23 is Bisexuality Visibility Day! Stop by and see us at the Davis Center. We will be tabling on the first floor.

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Tuesday Talks

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location: Allen House, front lounge
Description: All students are welcome to join in these monthly conversations.
Discussion topics will vary and be posted throughout the semester. Let us know what topics you want to see!

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Carmen's Place/I'm Just Anneke: CCP Social Justice Film Series

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Living Learning Room 216
Description: Carmen’s Place / I’m Just Anneke
-Carmen’s Place and I’m Just Anneke explore the lives of transgender
youth and the struggles they endure to find a home. Carmen’s Place is an
intimate portrayal of life at a transgender friendly shelter for teenagers in
Queens, NY. I’m Just Anneke follows the life of a 12yearold
who is
exploring their gender identity with the support of parents and family.
-Run Time: 12min (I’m Just Anneke) and 18min (Carmen’s Place)

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Monday, October 6, 2014

National Coming Out Week tabling

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Davis Center, first floor
Description: Stop by the Davis Center first floor to learn more about National Coming Out Week!

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Crockpot Comfort

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location: Allen House front lounge
Description: The LGBTQA Center hosts a monthly meal in the Allen House on Tuesdays from 5-6:45pm. Show up to meet new people and enjoy free, homemade food! Meet special co-hosts throughout the semester.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

National Coming Out Week tabling

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Davis Center, first floor
Description: Stop by the Davis Center first floor to learn more about National Coming Out Week!

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Sins Invalid: CCP Social Justice Film Series

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Living Learning Room 216
Description: Sins Invalid (2013)
-A documentary about a performance project that celebrates artists with
disabilities, centralizing artists of color and queer and gendervariant
artists as communities who have been historically marginalized. Sins Invalid
uses the stage and performance to work towards disability justice within
the community.

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

LGBTQA Center Alumni Homecoming Coffee

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Allen House, 461 Main St.
Description: Join the LGBTQA Center during the Alumni Homecoming Weekend festivities for coffee and light morning refreshments with the Director, Dot Brauer, and other LGBTQA alums and families.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

COM Health Equity Film Series: Two Spirits

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Medical Education Center 200
Description: TWO SPIRITS interweaves the tragic story of a mother’s loss of her son with a revealing look at a time when the world wasn’t simply divided into male and female, and many Native American cultures held places of honor for people of integrated genders.

Fred Martinez was nádleehí, a male-bodied person with a feminine nature, a special gift according to his ancient Navajo culture. But the place where two discriminations meet is a dangerous place to live, and Fred became one of the youngest hate-crime victims in modern history when he was brutally murdered at sixteen. Between tradition and controversy, sex and spirit, and freedom and fear, lives the truth—the bravest choice you can make is to be yourself.

There will be a brief discussion after the film.

Free and open to the public. For more information call 656-2267.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tuesday Talks

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location: Allen House, front lounge
Description: All students are welcome to join in these monthly conversations.
Discussion topics will vary and be posted throughout the semester. Let us know what topics you want to see!

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Last Chance: CCP Social Justice Film Series

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Living Learning Room 216
Description: Last Chance (2012)
-Last Chance tells the stories of five asylum seekers who flee their native
countries to escape homophobic violence. They face hurdles integrating
into Canada, fear deportation and anxiously await a decision that will
change their lives forever.

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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Translating Identity Conference (T.I.C.)

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: The Translating Identity Conference (TIC) is a free, student-organized conference that explores a wide array of topics in discourses regarding gender and transgender identities, expressions, communities and intersections. For more info visit: www.uvm.edu/~tic/?Page=details.html

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Crockpot Comfort

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location: Allen House front lounge
Description: The LGBTQA Center hosts a monthly meal in the Allen House on Tuesdays from 5-6:45pm. Show up to meet new people and enjoy free, homemade food! Meet special co-hosts throughout the semester.

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

No Look Pass: CCP Social Justice Film Series

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Living Learning Room 216
Description: No Look Pass (2011)
-No Look Pass is the comingofage
story of Emily “Etay” Tay, a first
generation Burmese immigrant from Los Angeles, who breaks all of the
rules of tradition. After living a double life at Harvard University, she strives
to play professional basketball in Germany while coming out as a lesbian.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Tuesday Talks

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location: Allen House, front lounge
Description: All students are welcome to join in these monthly conversations.
Discussion topics will vary and be posted throughout the semester. Let us know what topics you want to see!

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

COM Health Equity Film Series: Fire in the Blood

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Medical Education Center 200
Description: An intricate tale of 'medicine, monopoly and malice', FIRE IN THE BLOOD tells the story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments aggressively blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for the countries of Africa and the global south in the years after 1996 - causing ten million or more unnecessary deaths - and the improbable group of people who decided to fight back.

Shot on four continents and including contributions from global figures such as Bill Clinton, Desmond Tutu and Joseph Stiglitz, FIRE IN THE BLOOD is the never-before-told true story of the remarkable coalition which came together to stop 'the Crime of the Century' and save million of lives in the process.

A short discussion will take place after the film.

Free and open to the public. For more information please call 656-2267.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Crockpot Comfort

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location: Allen House front lounge
Description: The LGBTQA Center hosts a monthly meal in the Allen House on Tuesdays from 5-6:45pm. Show up to meet new people and enjoy free, homemade food! Meet special co-hosts throughout the semester.

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

COM Health Equity Film Series: More Than a Month

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Medical Education Center 200
Description: Should Black History Month be ended? That’s the question explored by African American filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman as he embarks on a cross-country campaign to do just that. Both amusing and thought provoking, More Than a Month examines what the treatment of history tells us about race and power in contemporary America.

The film takes the form of a road trip that begins in Washington, D.C., crisscrosses the country during Black History Month 2010, and ends with an epilogue one year later. Combining cinema verité, man-on-the-street interviews, and inspired dramatizations, the film is a first-person narrative of the filmmaker’s quest to understand the implications of Black History Month.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Tuesday Talks

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location: Allen House, front lounge
Description: All students are welcome to join in these monthly conversations.
Discussion topics will vary and be posted throughout the semester. Let us know what topics you want to see!

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Friday, February 20, 2015

LGBTQA Center Hosts ALANA Friday Breakfast

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: Blundell House, Redstone Campus
Description: Come have free breakfast cooked by the staff of the LGBTQA Center and have fun chatting and eating with your fellow peers and colleagues! The ALANA Student Center is located in Blundell House on Redstone Campus and is a great place to meet old and new friends!

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Crockpot Comfort

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location: Allen House front lounge
Description: The LGBTQA Center hosts a monthly meal in the Allen House on Tuesdays from 5-6:45pm. Show up to meet new people and enjoy free, homemade food! Meet special co-hosts throughout the semester.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

COM Health Equity Film Series: You’re Looking at Me Like I Live

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Medical Education Center 200

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Tuesday Talks

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Location: Allen House, front lounge
Description: All students are welcome to join in these monthly conversations.
Discussion topics will vary and be posted throughout the semester. Let us know what topics you want to see!

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