Monday, October 11, 2010

OMSA celebrates LGBTQ Students of Color in Honor of OUTober

OUTober is a month-long celebration of LGBTQ History Month and National Coming Out Day at the University of Chicago! OMSA joins the Office of LGBTQ Student Life in celebrating the success and progress of the LGBTQ community.

Coming Out Project Art Gallery
October 11-October 29
All Day Event

Coming Out is never easy, and is a pivotal moment in LGBTQ life. Come and read the coming out stories of faculty, students, alumni, and staff on the 3rd floor of 5710!

See U of C LGBTQ students share their stories by video!

Jonathan Lykes shares his "Pulling Out Story"

Featured Events

Bi The Way Documentary
Tuesday, October 12 7:00pm

Center for Gender Studies, Race, Politics, and Culture Open House and Welcome Reception
Wednesday October 13th 4-6pm

Making the Most of Diversity in the Workplace Workshop
Thursday, October 21st 4:30-5:30pm

I Am The Queen Documentary
"I Am The Queen" takes a look at the often ignored transgendered Puerto Rican community.
Thursday, October 21st 7pm

5710 Open House
Friday, October 22nd 9:30am - 4:30 pm

Participate in Intersection, an LGBTQ discussion group for queer students of color!
Thursdays 8pm
View link above for even more queer discussion groups!


For more OUTober events and resources for LGBTQ students of color, visit the Office of LGBTQ Student Life's website!

OMSA is proud to celebrate the successes of queer youth of color in all their endeavors!