Check out queer and trans* community and LGBTQA themed events happening at UVM and the Burlington area.

Sat Sep 01

  • Pride Brunch
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    Waterworks, 20 Winooski Way Winooski

    Start your Pride Week off right with a delicious brunch meal at Waterworks in Winooski. Sit by the river, enjoy a wonderful brunch, or sip a Zombie, the infamous rainbow-colored cocktail. 10% of all sales will be donated back to the Pride Center of Vermont. Reservations are suggested.

  • Love is Love: Pride Zumba Party
    6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Hammer Fit, 21 Essex Way Suite 115, Essex Junction

    Kick off Vermont's Pride celebrations with a fabulous & fierce dance party at Hammerfit in Essex.

    Join us for 90 minutes of action-packed dance fitness mayhem with support from an EPIC guest instructor squad!

    100% of proceeds to benefit the Pride Vermont Festival and the Pride Center of Vermont. Minimum donation: $15

    Limited number of tickets: Secure your spot! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/love-is-love-pride-zumba-party-2018-benefit-for-the-pride-festival-of-vermont-tickets-48612759071

Mon Sep 03

  • UVM Closed - Labor Day
    12:00am - 12:00am

Tue Sep 04

  • UVM Interfaith Center Welcome Dessert
    4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Interfaith Center, Redstone Campus (next to water tower)

    This is part of a series of welcome events hosted by the identity centers at UVM.

Thu Sep 06

  • Fall Welcome
    4:30pm - 6:30pm
    Allen House

    Join the LGBTQA Center as we welcome new and returning LGBTQA+ students, staff, faculty, and alums to campus. This year we will be having Open Hearth Pizza on site cooking up fresh, hot, local pizzas from a mobile pizza oven. This is a great event to celebrate the start of the academic year and enjoy the end of summer weather. Join us for food, music, crafts, games, and community.

    We will also be revealing our new Center name at this event!!

Sat Sep 08

  • Pride Festival
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Battery Street Park

    The Pride Festival is one big party in Battery Park. It’s a place for the entire community – LGBTQ+ and ally – of all ages, races, and backgrounds to come together. Colorful, showstopping performers (Drag! Dance! Comedy! Poetry! Burlesque!) will be sure to entertain on stage while the park is filled with fabulous vendors with info and activities (and food!) for all.

  • Women's Afternoon Tea Dance
    5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Red Square, Church Street

    Come out and DANCE! The Fabulous Women's Afternoon Dance will be Saturday,September 8th from 5-9 pm at Red Square on Church Street, Burlington....RIGHT AFTER PRIDE!

    Admission is free, and DJ Rob Douglas will be playing your favorite music from the 80's, 90's and today! Outside and indoor dancing (weather permitting). Food is permitted to bring in, as there is no food served here. This is THE Dance Event of the Year, so don't miss this fantastic opportunity to have fun and connect! For Women & Their Friends. Once again, admission is free!

    For more information contact Suz Seymour at: comedyvt@gmail.com

  • Pride Ball
    8:00pm - 1:00am
    Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd. South Burlington

    The party keeps going at Higher Ground on Saturday, September 8th for the Pride Ball. After the parade, after the festival, and once the sun sinks down over Lake Champlain, Higher Ground lights up in full LGBTQIA pride.

    Join us Emoji Nightmare and Nikki Champagne, your fabulous hosts for the evening, as we cut loose on the dance floor at the only 18+ post-Pride party in town. The sparkle and shine get elevated even further with a huge drag show with over a dozen performers.

    And yes, this is the OFFICIAL Pride After Party, with a portion of the door sales going right back to the Pride Center of Vermont.

    DJ and drag lineup TBA. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

  • Pride Parade
    12:45pm - 1:45pm
    Church Street

    Join the UVM contingent for an exciting, fun, and colorful march down Church Street culminating at Battery Park for the start of the Vermont Pride Festival. Contact Becky Swem (rswem@uvm.edu<mailto:rswem@uvm.edu>) with questions or follow us on Facebook for updates. We meet in the Allen House parking lot at 11:30am to walk downtown for lineup, or you may join us at the Hood Plant line up point by 12pm at the corners of King and South Winooski Streets. Families and partners are welcome and encouraged to join. Wear your best UVM or pride-related gear!

  • meet for Pride Parade
    11:30am - 12:00pm
    Allen House, 461 Main Street

    Join the UVM contingent for an exciting, fun, and colorful march down Church Street culminating at Battery Park for the start of the Vermont Pride Festival. Contact Becky Swem (rswem@uvm.edu<mailto:rswem@uvm.edu>) with questions or follow us on Facebook for updates. We meet in the Allen House parking lot at 11:30am to walk downtown for lineup, or you may join us at the Hood Plant line up point by 12pm at the corners of King and South Winooski Streets. Families and partners are welcome and encouraged to join. Wear your best UVM or pride-related gear!

Sun Sep 09

  • Pride Ball
    8:00pm - 1:00am
    Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd. South Burlington

    The party keeps going at Higher Ground on Saturday, September 8th for the Pride Ball. After the parade, after the festival, and once the sun sinks down over Lake Champlain, Higher Ground lights up in full LGBTQIA pride.

    Join us Emoji Nightmare and Nikki Champagne, your fabulous hosts for the evening, as we cut loose on the dance floor at the only 18+ post-Pride party in town. The sparkle and shine get elevated even further with a huge drag show with over a dozen performers.

    And yes, this is the OFFICIAL Pride After Party, with a portion of the door sales going right back to the Pride Center of Vermont.

    DJ and drag lineup TBA. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

Wed Sep 12

  • Queer Film Series
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Living Learning 314

    Join us for a monthly queer film and discussion series. Topics throughout the year will address queer and trans identity intersecting with race, gender, faith/spirituality, history, and more. Snacks will be provided. See our events calendar for the most updated information about the film each month.

    This month’s movie will be ‘Brother Outsider, The Life of Bayard Rustin.’ Themes: race, sexuality, activism, civil rights

    To learn more: http://rustin.org/

Fri Sep 14

  • Mosaic Center for Students of Color- Breakfast for Dinner
    4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Living Learning E-140

    This is part of a series of welcome events hosted by the identity centers at UVM.

Sat Sep 15

  • NYC Event: LGBTQ+ Art & History
    12:00pm - 6:00pm
    Leslie-Lohman Museum, 26 Wooster St., NYC & Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher St., NYC

    Celebrating LGBTQ+ Art & History

    Join us for UVM LGBTQ+ Alumni Day in New York City on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Celebrate our art and history with fellow UVM alumni at the Leslie-Lohman Museum, the only dedicated LGBTQ art museum in the U.S., and the historic Stonewall Inn.

    The day starts at the Leslie-Lohman Museum, where there will be 60-minute group tours led by LGBTQ educators. Each tour group is limited to 20 people. There are two tours that start at 12 p.m. and two tours that start at 2:00 p.m., followed by a reception from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the historic Stonewall Inn, the bar and site of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, which is known as the beginning of the modern gay liberation movement.

    The bartender for the reception was present at the 1969 Stonewall Riots and will tell us about that historic occasion. It is a ten-minute subway ride or pleasant walk between the museum and the bar.

    Mark your calendars for September 15, 2018 for a spectacular day of socializing with UVM alumni, partners, families and friends. Sponsored by the UVM Alumni Association's LGBTQA Affinity Group and The LGBTQA Center, this will be our first regional event so don’t miss the fun.

    Event Fee: $20 Young Alumni (2008-2018), $30 all other attendees

    Don't miss this momentous event. Space is limited to the first 80 registrants so register early. If there is sufficient demand, we can add tours on Sunday, September 16 and meet informally at the Stonewall Inn bar. Due to New York State law, no one under 21 years of age is allowed in the Stonewall Inn. The reception is on the second floor and is not accessible to those that have limited mobility.

    TO REGISTER AND LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LESLIE LOHMAN-MUSEUM EXHIBIT VISIT: http://alumni.uvm.edu/lgbtqaday

Tue Sep 18

  • Crockpot Dinner
    5:15pm - 6:30pm
    Allen House 102

    The LGBTQA Center hosts a monthly meal in the Allen House from 5:15-6:30pm. Show up to meet new people and enjoy free, homemade food! Gluten free and vegan options always available. This month's dinner will be one pot spaghetti all puttanesca with chickpeas & artichoke.

Sat Sep 22

  • Fire Truck Pull
    12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Church Street Marketplace, 2 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401

    The annual Fire Truck Pull is a hilarious fundraiser that supports the life-saving work that Outright Vermont does around the state. Since 1989, we have worked to provide safety and support for queer youth, helped make schools safer, and focused on youth empowerment, leadership, and advocacy.

    Each year, the fundraiser draws hundreds of spectators to watch teams of twelve pull a real, fully-loaded fire truck up Church Street.

    To learn more about the fire truck pull, how to register a team, and how to participate, visit: http://www.outrightvt.org/firetruckpull/

Thu Sep 27

  • First year Ice Cream Social & Tie Dye Party!
    6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Allen House

    Are you a first year LGBTQA+ student? Join us for an ice cream social, tie dye party, and get to know other first year students!

Fri Oct 05

  • LGBTQA Center & LGBTQA Alumni Affinity Group Social Mixer
    5:45pm - 7:45pm
    Alumni House, Boulder Room, 61 Summit St., Burlington

    Please join LGBTQA Center staff and members of the LGBTQA Alumni Affinity Group as we gather together in the Boulder Room at Alumni House during the annual UVM Welcome Home Social. Connect, network, socialize, and have fun with the UVM queer community. Partners and families encouraged to attend.

    Ticket price includes munchies and live music. Cash bar. General ticket price $15. Young alums (2008-2018) $5. A limited number of subsidized general tickets are available for alums, faculty, and staff where cost may be a prohibitive factor. Please reach out to lgbtqa@uvm.edu<mailto:lgbtqa@uvm.edu> for assistance obtaining a subsidized or young alum ticket.

    Otherwise, please register at: http://alumni.uvm.edu
    We’re excited to see you!

Thu Oct 11

Tue Oct 16

  • Crockpot Dinner
    5:15pm - 6:30pm
    Allen House 102

    The LGBTQA Center hosts a monthly meal in the Allen House from 5:15-6:30pm. Show up to meet new people, connect with other LGBTQ community, and enjoy free, homemade food! Gluten free and vegan options provided.

Sat Nov 03

  • Translating Identity Conference
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Davis Center

    Opening its doors to the public once more, the Translating Identity Conference (TIC) explores a wide array of topics in discourses regarding gender and transgender identities, expressions, communities, and intersections. The largest conference of its kind in New England, TIC is a free conference that seeks to reach not only the University of Vermont & Burlington community, but the nation as a whole.
    A one-day event, TIC has numerous sessions to choose from at any time, ranging from healthcare to law to education, that are directed towards people at all levels of inclusion in the trans and allied communities. This conference is designed to be a safe space for everyone to come, learn, and enjoy themselves!
    Registration and other information available at: go.uvm.edu/tic

Tue Nov 13

  • Crockpot Dinner
    5:15pm - 6:30pm
    Allen House 102

    The LGBTQA Center hosts a monthly meal in the Allen House from 5:15-6:30pm. Show up to meet new people, connect with other LGBTQ community, and enjoy free, homemade food! Gluten free and vegan options provided.

Wed Nov 14

  • Queer Film Series
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Living Learning 314

    Join us for a monthly queer film and discussion series. Topics throughout the year will address queer and trans identity intersecting with race, gender, faith/spirituality, history, and more. Snacks will be provided. See our events calendar for the most updated information about the film each month.

    This month’s movie will be: TEDx: Intersex People & the Physics of Judgment, AND The What’s Underneath Project: Move Over, Gender Binary! Themes: Intersex, Non-binary

    To learn more: http://www.isna.org/faq/what_is_intersex
    http://transmediawatch.org/Documents/non_binary.pdf
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8b4MZjMVgdk

Fri Dec 07

  • Home for the Holidays
    4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Allen House, 461 Main Street

    UVM students, staff, faculty, and alums are invited to join the LGBTQA Center for an end-of-the-semester celebration. Food is lovingly prepared by our campus partners. Home for the Holidays is a wonderful way to casually connect with friends and colleagues before the winter break. Enjoy crafts, music, games, food, and community. For more information on volunteering to decorate or preparing a dish for the event, contact lgbtqa@uvm.edu<mailto:lgbtqa@uvm.edu>.

Tue Feb 05

  • Queer Film Series
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Living Learning 315

    Join us for a monthly queer film and discussion series. Topics throughout the year will address queer and trans identity intersecting with race, gender, faith/spirituality, history, and more. Snacks will be provided. See our events calendar for the most updated information about the film each month.

    This month’s movie will be: Themes: race, religion, sexuality, gender

    To learn more:

Tue Feb 12

  • Crockpot Dinner
    5:15pm - 6:30pm
    Allen House 102

    The LGBTQA Center hosts a monthly meal in the Allen House from 5:15-6:30pm. Show up to meet new people, connect with other LGBTQ community, and enjoy free, homemade food! Gluten free and vegan options provided.

Wed Mar 06

  • Queer Film Series
    7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Living Learning 315

    Join us for a monthly queer film and discussion series. Topics throughout the year will address queer and trans identity intersecting with race, gender, faith/spirituality, history, and more. Snacks will be provided. See our events calendar for the most updated information about the film each month.

    This month’s movie will be: Themes: transgender, gender

    To learn more:

Tue Mar 19

  • Crockpot Dinner
    5:15pm - 6:30pm
    Allen House 102

    The LGBTQA Center hosts a monthly meal in the Allen House from 5:15-6:30pm. Show up to meet new people, connect with other LGBTQ community, and enjoy free, homemade food! Gluten free and vegan options provided.

Tue Apr 02

  • Queer Film Series
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Living Learning 315

    Join us for a monthly queer film and discussion series. Topics throughout the year will address queer and trans identity intersecting with race, gender, faith/spirituality, history, and more. Snacks will be provided. See our events calendar for the most updated information about the film each month.

    This month’s movie will be: ‘Documented Themes: immigration, race, sexuality

    To learn more: http://documentedthefilm.com/

Tue Apr 16

  • Crockpot Dinner
    5:15pm - 6:30pm
    Allen House 102

    The LGBTQA Center hosts a monthly meal in the Allen House from 5:15-6:30pm. Show up to meet new people, connect with other LGBTQ community, and enjoy free, homemade food! Gluten free and vegan options provided.

Thu May 02

  • LGBTQAwards & Rainbow Graduation Ceremony
    4:00pm - 6:30pm
    Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, 4th floor

    The LGBTQA Center hosts an annual awards and graduation ceremony each spring, complete with music, food, and fun, to celebrate UVM's LGBTQA community, its many achievements, and the LGBTQA students who are graduating - both undergrads and grads.