April 2nd, Trayes Hall on Douglas Campus in the DCC from 6:00PM- 9:30PM!!!
For the first time ever, GAYPril Opening Ceremonies will include a student talent competition:
The grand prize winner will take home a new iPad, 2nd place a $50 Barnes and Nobles gift card, and 3rd place a $25 Barnes and Nobles gift card. Live audience, electronic voting will determine the winner, so BRING YOUR FRIENDS!
How to enter:
1. Upload a 30-90 second audition video of your talent to youtube, and email the link to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 14th!
(This could be anything! Music, poetry, dance, drag, juggling)
2. Our center will add your video to our competition playlist and open voting from March 17th to the 21st. The top ten videos with the most thumbs up and highest scores from judging committee will perform on April 2nd at GAYpril Opening Ceremonies.
3. Performers will go on stage live throughout the ceremony and votes will be tallied using a text-based polling system.
4. The Q-FACTOR winner will reign supreme for the next academic year and win an iPad!
For questions, please email us at email@example.com
History of GAYpril Opening Ceremonies:
Rutgers students have adopted this affectionate term for their celebration during the month of April. “Gaypril” is an opportunity for the entire campus to involve itself in educational and celebratory programming on queer issues. Past guests include: Lance Bass, Jujubee, Athens Bois Choir, lesbian comic Elvira Kurt, Bisexual singer/songwriter Scott Freedman, allies Judy Shepard, mother of Matthew Shepard, and Rosie Perez, and many others.
Hello Everyone!! :)
There are three events today:
1. Tuesday Talks with CAPS with Erica Pass from 3:30-5:00PM at the Center for Social Justice, Room 247 in Tillett Hall on Livingston campus!!
Open office hours with Erica Pass from Counseling, ADAP & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at the Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities
2. Youth in Crisis: Learning from Student Suicides from 4:30-5:30PM in the Tyler Clementi Center (106 Somerset Street, Room 444)!
The Issues In Higher Education working group discusses suicide risk and resilience among college students. Susan Furrer, Mary Kelly, and Francesca Maresca serve as co-facilitators of the discussion.
3. And finally, is a LLEGO: The LGBTQQIA People of Color Union Meeting at the CLAC (Center for Latino Arts and Culture) located on College Ave next to Au Bon Pain!! The meeting will take place from 8:00-9:30PM!
LLEGO (The LGBTQQIA People of Color Union at Rutgers and pronounced “Jeh-go”) was founded in 1997. The organization examines social, economic, political and educational issues based on ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity which affect the lives and well being of LGBTQQIA students of color. Additionally, LLEGO offers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning students of all colors a forum to advocate for themselves and others through positive and provocative programming. Above all, LLEGO prides itself in being a small, close knit community that serves as a family for any and all people of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex & Ally community.
Hope to see all of you there!! :)
Happy Monday!! :)
Just want to make you all aware of an event coming up on Thursday, 3/6 from 7-9:30PM at the Rutgers Cinema on Livingston Campus!!!
Hope to see you all there!!!
Click here to watch Stephen Colbert discuss some of the challenges facing the transgender community with author and activist Janet Mock.
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Did your high school health class sex ed teach about LGBT folks and safer sex practices? Neither did ours! Check out this really cool way to queer condoms into dental dams and hair ties!
The Summer Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday, February 4th from 6-8:30pm at the SAC, College Avenue Campus is a great opportunity for students interested in studying, interning, doing research or volunteering abroad to learn more about our summer options. Staff, faculty directors, and returned students will be there to discuss the individual programs. With over 40 different credit-bearing summer programs, there are options that meet every schedule, budget, and academic need.