LGBT Awareness Month

Many groups, offices, and individuals contribute to LGBTQ Awareness Month. The current list of offerings is below, with more details coming soon. Please contact the sponsoring group directly for more info.

March 20, 12:10 pm, Textor 102
LGBTQ+ Studies forum, a conversation about Queer Studies at IC.

Sponsored by the campus group working on the possibility of an LGBTQ+ Studies minor.

March 20, 7 pm screening
Cinemapolis
in downtown Ithaca screens the Academy Award winning film Una Mujer Fantástica (A Fantastic Woman). Tickets required. Introduced by Luca Maurer, LGBT Center program director.

Friday March 23, 4 pm, Handwerker Gallery
Museum of Trans Hirstory and Art (MOTHA) artist panel including Craig Calderwood, Nicki Green, Jordan Reznick. Cosponsored by the LGBT Center.

March 23-24 The Northeast Queer and Trans People Of Color Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Register by March 1

March 26 - April 2
The Trans Flag flies over campus, in honor of International Transgender Day of Visibility on the Academic Quad across from Free Speech Rock

Thursday March 29, 6 pm Handwerker Gallery
Chris Vargas, MOTHA (Museum of Trans Hirstory and Art) Founder, Executive Director, will provide an artist lecture via Skype. Cosponsored by the LGBT Center

April 4, Textor 101, 6 pm
Screening of “Yeah, Maybe No,” a documentary the follows a young gay man's experiences with sexual assault and dating violence. Discussion follows with Karl Paulnack, Dean of the Music School, Amy Whitney, CAPS counselor & Liaison to Title IX, Lara Hamburger, Advocacy Center, and Alex Devers in their Judicial Affairs conduct hearing staff role. Sponsored by the Advocacy Center, LGBT Center and Title IX Office.

April 5 LGBTQ Gaming Day, presentation with pizza and cake at 12:15 pm
and in the LGBT Resource Room
Sloane Kazim '18 will present info from their independent study on violence and toxic masculinity in games and how queer games are interrupting trends established by more mainstream games. And 10am-noon and 1-3pm stop by to enjoy an array of games that include LGBT content, characters, or themes! A PS4 will be available as well as several PC games on the Center's computers. A sample of games available will be Gone Home, Dys4ia, Lesbian Animal RPG, and Mainichi. Sponsored by the LGBT Center.

April 9– 15 Fingerlakes Environmental Film Festival, featuring several LGBTQ themed films including Growing Up Coy, with post discussion facilitated by Luca Maurer. Consult festival schedule, some films screened on campus, others off campus at Cinemapolis. On-campus films include
Inside the Chinese Closet Smiddy 325, April 11, 9:25am
Lesbiana - Hill G05, April 10, 1:10pm
Orchids: My Intersex Adventure - Hill G03, April 10, 4:00pm
Cinemapolis films include
Growing Up Coy, April 14, 1:40pm (post discussion with the film distributor, facilitated by Luca Maurer)
The Wound, April 14, 7:15pm

April 10
Out of the Closet and Onto the ScreenFilm Series Screening of: Contralto, 6 pm in the Handwerker Gallery. Filmmaker Sarah Hennies will introduce her film, that exists in between the spaces of experimental music and documentary.

April 10 Qomunidad -A collaborative event with IC Proud and other organizations - more info coming soon!

April 16 1st Annual 1st Gen Award Ceremony, 7pm. The ceremony will honor the hard work of all our community members and celebrate the graduating Class of 2018. to RSVP, apply and nominate for Awards request a graduation cord. Please contact ostoute1@ithaca.edu with questions.

April 25 IC Mainstage production of Cabaret, with post show discussion featuring Luca Maurer, LGBT Center prog. director

April 26 AAA presents AC Dumlao, in collaboration with the LGBT Center and several other cosponsors. 6 pm, Clark Lounge, Campus Center

April 27 Rainbow Reception! The highlight of our year, honoring our LGBTQA+ graduating seniors and graduate students. RSVP required. IC students of all years are welcome. Seniors, this is the event where you get your rainbow honor cords!

May 4 Prism's Drag Show - more info coming soon!

Planning an LGBTQ-themed event? Let the LGBT Center know so it can be included in this calendar! Contact lmaurer@ithaca.edu

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at lmaurer@ithaca.edu or 607-274-7394; or the sponsoring organization directly. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.