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Month by Month Event Calendar

Weekly Events
Beginning Friday, September 21st and continuing every Friday throughout the academic year:
  • Friday Morning Cartoons, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • Come chill out, watch some cartoons, and join Daniel and friends for cereal, Pop Tarts and breakfast snacks!
  • Cosplay/Makeup Tips & Tricks -  3:30 - 5:00 pm
    • Celebrate your favorite characters and join Julie and friends for some afternoon fun! Learn new makeup techniques and let your beauty shine!
September

  • September 15th - October 15th:  Latinx LGBTQ+ Heritage Month
    • We will be hosting a series of Latinx films, with one selection from Argentina ("XXY") and 2 others from Mexico ("I Dream In Another Language" and "Mosquita & Mari"), with discussion following each presentation. Dates and locations are still pending, but please check back soon!
  • September 19 (Wednesday) – 12:00 pm - Safe Zone Training (LGBTQ+ Center)
  • September 21 (Friday) - 1:30 pm - Safe Zone Training, Physics Department
  • September 24 (Monday) - 11:00 am - Safe Zone Training, Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • September 25 (Tuesday) - 8:00 am - 4:15 pm - Diversity Symposium, Erickson Alumni Center
    • LGBTQ+ Presentations by Dr. Cris Mayo (10:30 - 11:30 am) and Dr. Ellen Rodrigues (1:15 - 2:15 pm)
  • Diversity Week (Sept. 29 – Oct. 7)
October
  • October 2 (Tuesday) - 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Safe Zone Basics 101 (LGBTQ+ Center)
  • October 3 (Wednesday) - 4:00pm – 5:15pm Safe Zone & Intersectionality (Hodges Hall – G-41 Classroom)
  • October 4 (Thursday) - 6:00 – 7:30pm Safe Zone & Trans/Non-Binary Panel (LGBTQ+ Center)
  • October 4th and 5th - Tunnel of Awareness - Evansdale Campus, Bennett Tower - The LGBTQ+ Center presents "The LGBTQ+ Experience: Then & Now"
    • Thursday, Oct. 4th - 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    • Friday, Oct. 5th - 12:00 pm - 7:00 PM
  • October 8th - 12th - WVU Health Sciences presents LGBTQ+ Health Week
    • Monday, October 8 @12pm:
      • EMS and Emergency Medical Care of the LGBT Patient,Dr. PS Martin, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, WVU SOM,Okey Patteson, 1175
      • 3:00 p.m. -- Safe Zone Training, TBD 
    • Tuesday, October 9 @12 pm:
      • Sexual and Gender Minority Research Activities at NIH,Dr. Karen Parker, Director of the Sexual and Gender Minority Research Office, NIH,Okey Patteson, 1175
      • 1:30 p.m. – Grantpersonship at NIH, Dr. Karen Parker
    • Wednesday, October 10 @ 7:00 am:
      • Safe Zone: LGBTQ Healthcare Disparities, Dr. Nova Szoka, Assistant Professor of Bariatric Surgery, WVU SOM, Conference Room 4080 (4th floor HSC-N)
      • 12:00 p.m. – Mental Health Disparities among LGBTQ Youth,Dr. Mike Marshal, Clinical Psychologist at the Center for Mental Health and Wellness,Okey Patteson, 1175
    • Thursday, October 11 @12:00 pm:
      • Fertility and Parenting Options for LGBTQ Individuals, Dr. Roger Toffle, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, WVU SOMOkey Patteson, 1175October 9 
      • 12:00 p.m. – Existing Laws affecting LGBTQ+ Community, Jennifer Powell, Director, Center for Law and Public Service, WVU Law,HSC-N 2118 PATH AUD
    • Friday, October 12 @8:00 am:
      •  Gender Dysphoria,Aydin Olson-Kennedy, Director of the LA Gender CenterFukushima HSC-N 1901
      • 9:30 a.m. – Transcare Clinic Workshop,Aydin Olson-Kennedy
  • October 9 (Tuesday) - LGBTQ Read-In (open-mic style) - Room 104 Downtown Campus Library
    • 5:00 PM for hangout and pizza
    • 5:30 PM Readings
  • October 10 (Wednesday) - 7:00 pm - Office of Multicultural Programs presents "Hocus Pocus," Gluck Theater, Mountainlair
  • October 11 (Thursday) - National Coming Out Day
    • We invite you stop by the LGBTQ+ Center to share your own coming out story, and to join us in the Free Speech Zone in front of the Mountainlair from 12:00 - 1:00 PM to read others' coming out stories. Help us celebrate courage and pride today!
  • October 16 (Tuesday) - 6:00 pm - LGBTQ+ Center hosts an evening with Queer Appalachia
    • Please join the LGBTQ+ Center (G-06, Hodges Hall, Downtown Campus) for an educational and hands-on presentation by Queer Appalachia that will explore the richness of Appalachian crafting and maker-culture. Queer Appalachia will share their work, including intricate detailed embroideries, hand carvings, zines and more. Come and experience this remarkable intersection of Appalachian and Queer cultures.October 17 (Wednesday) – 12:00 pm - Safe Zone Training (LGBTQ+ Center)
  • October 17 (Wednesday) - 7:00 - 9:00 pm - Presentation of "Pelo Malo" ("Bad Hair") and post-film discussion as part of the Latin American and Iberian Film festival, Woodburn Circle
  • October 18 (Thursday) - 12:00 pm - Safe Zone Training - OUTLAW/College of Law
November
  • November 14 (Wednesday) – 12:00 pm - Safe Zone Training (LGBTQ+ Center)
  • November 15 (Thursday) - 5:00 - 9:00 - Annual LGBTQ+ Friendsgiving Dinner & National Trans Day of Remembrance 
December
  • December 12th (Wednesday) – 12:00 pm Safe Zone Training (LGBTQ+ Center)
  • December 7th - 14th - (Finals Week) - Soup & Study at the LGBTQ Center