The University of Utah once again will host its Pride Week, this year with the theme “Imagine U: Beyond Marriage, Moving Forward.” The event runs at various locations on campus from October 2 through 11.
Orange Is the New Black‘s Laverne Cox will be this year’s keynote speaker at the Union Building Ballroom on Friday, October 10th at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10, with two offered free to University of Utah students, They are available at the Union Front Desk.
The week kicks of with a “Gay-la” and silent auction on October 2 at the IJ & Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center beginning at 6 p.m.
Tuesday, October 7, a film festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marriott Library Gould Auditorium.
A square dance takes place that night at the Union Ballroom from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Free HIV/STD testing and flu shots will be available on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Union Ballroom, hosted by the Center for Student Wellness.
Thursday morning, Oct. 9, the Hinckley Institute Forum will have a discussion titled, “Undocuqueer Experiences” beginning at 10:45 a.m.
That night, Indian queer artist activists Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian, who call themselves DarkMatterRage, will bring their “Rainbows are just Refracted White Light” to the Social Work Auditorium at 6 p.m.
14TH ANNUAL GAY-LA & SILENT AUCTION*
WAGNER JEWISH COMM. CENTER
OCT. 2 | RECEPTION AT 6:00PM
FAMILY FUN NIGHT
UNION BLDG. – LOWER LEVEL
OCT. 6 | 5:30-8:30PM
PRIDE WEEK FILM FESTIVAL
MARRIOTT LIBRARY GOULD AUD.
OCT. 7 | 9:00AM-4:00PM
OCT. 7 | 6:00-8:30PM
CENTER FOR STUDENT WELLNESS FREE HIV/STD TESTING AND FLU SHOTS
OCT. 8 | 10:00AM-2:00PM
HINCKLEY INSTITUTE FORUM: UNDOCUQUEER EXPERIENCES
HINCKLEY CAUCUS ROOM
OCT. 9 | 10:45-12:00PM
SAFE ZONE TRAINING
MARRIOTT LIBRARY 1705F
OCT. 9 | 1:00-4:00PM
RAINBOWS ARE JUST REFRACTED WHITE LIGHT BY DARK MATTER RAGE
SOCIAL WORK AUD.
OCT. 9| 6:00-8:00PM
LATE NIGHT WITH HRE PRESENTS PROUD COLORIFIC
PETERSON HERITAGE CENTER
OCT. 9 | 9:45-11:00PM
More information is available at the University of Utah LGBT Resource Center web site at lgbt.utah.edu/events/pride.php