LGBTQ+ History Month



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Sample collapsed text here.UNC Charlotte invites you to join us in honoring and celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of our Hispanic and Latinx communities through LGBTQ+ History Month.
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October 3rd Rainbow Racket
Cone After Hours 

Sponsored by: Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement

In honor of National Coming Out Week the Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement is excited to announce that the 5th Annual Rainbow Racket will be happening this academic year!

This showcase is for LGBTQIA+ students and their allies to express themselves in any way, either through art, poetry, spoken word, or whatever your heart desires. Traditionally art and performances have been centered around LGBTQIA+ identity and community but submissions can vary!

October 12th DeLessin "Roo" George-Warren
Student Union 263 
Reception to follow. No registration link.

Sponsored by: Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement

DeLesslin “Roo” George-Warren is a queer artist, researcher, and organizer from Catawba Indian Nation whose work ranges from performance to installation art to community education to food sovereignty to language revitalization. Since 2017 he has been the Special Projects Coordinator for the Catawba Cultural Preservation Project where he facilitates the Catawba Language Project, several food sovereignty initiatives, and other community education projects. He has performed, lectured, and exhibited throughout the U.S. including the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, College of Charleston, Vanderbilt University, Ithaca College, and more. In 2018 DeLesslin was recognized as a 2018 “40 Under 40” by the National Council on American Indian Enterprise Development. In 2017 he was selected as a Dreamstarter by Running Strong for American Indian Youth and in 2016 he was recognized as a “25 Under 25” by United National Inter Tribal Youth.

October 17th Sexuality & Gender Equity: Foundations
Via Zoom

Sponsored by: Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement

This 3-hour training is for staff and faculty interested in gaining foundational knowledge regarding LGBTQ+ identities, terminology, and on-campus and off-campus resources for students. This training is required if staff and faculty want to attend future SAGE Program experiences.

October 20th Invisible Histories: Queer in the South
Atkins Library, Halton Reading Room

Sponsored by: UNC Charlotte Atkins Libary, LGBTQ+ Staff and Faculty Caucus, and the Department of Philosophy

The Invisible Histories Project locates, preserves, researches, and creates for local communities an accessible collection of the rich and diverse history of LGBTQ life in the US South. IHP acts as an intermediary between the Queer community and various institutions like universities, museums, archives, and libraries in order to preserve Southern LGBTQ histories.