LGBT History Month Events
October is LGBT+ History Month. A variety of events are taking place on campus, and all are welcome.
CLP “Queer Xicana Power: Activism and Strength Rooted in Identity” with Dr. Vanessa Bustamante
Johns Hall 101
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
CLP “What Transpires Now: Trans History in the Present” with Dr. Susan Stryker
CLP “Censorship in the Palmetto State”
McEachern, Furman Hall 214
Queer at Furman webinar
Presenters will discuss: Furman’s LGBTQIA+ history timeline, the Queer Zine collection, curricular initiatives that encourage broader intellectual engagement with non-heteronormative sexuality, and “queerly” experiences as individuals and as allies.
“The Prom” musical with Furman Theatre
Oct. 4-7 and Oct. 10-13 at 7:30 p.m., matinees Oct. 8 and 14 at 2 p.m.
International Pronouns Day
Center for Inclusive Communities staff will be tabling and handing out pronoun pins at several locations on campus from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Oct. 18, 20, 23, 25 and 27
Pick up your free T-shirt and other merchandise at the the Furman Pride table at Joseph Vaughn Plaza
12:30-1:30 pm on Oct. 18, 20, 23, 25 and 27.
The LGBTQIA+ Affairs Committee seeks to foster LGBTQIA+ visibility, inclusion and belonging by asking members and allies of the LGBTQIA+ community to wear their Furman Pride gear on Pride Mondays (the first Monday of every month).
CLP “Trans Representations: Decolonizing Contemporary Art” with Dr. Ace Lehner
Furman Hall 214
Furman Pride Alliance meeting
Furman Hall 107
Selfie Workshop with Dr. Ace Lehner
Bring a smartphone/digital camera and objects of importanceThomas Room, Trone Center
LGBTQIA + History Month Drop-in from 12-1:30 p.m. Assorted pride flags and lapel pins will be given away.
Second Chance Prom
A Furman Pride Alliance celebration of the closing of “The Prom” musical and LGBTQIA+ History Month. There will be food and karaoke, and all are welcome. Dress up or dress down.
Furman University Playhouse
Learn more about LGBTQIA+ history at Furman by viewing the LGBTQIA+@Furman timeline