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Queer History Month

Join SLCC in celebrating and honoring the LGBTQ+ community all October long!

Join us this month as we celebrate LGBTQIA+ history month. There are different ways you can engage and stay informed.

For ADA accommodations, please contact the Gender & Sexuality Student Resource Center at 801-957-3143 at least 48 hours in advance.

Queer Sustainability Pop-Up Wednesday, Oct. 4 12 - 5pm SCC Multipurpose Room The "Queer Sustainability Pop-Up" is a vibrant and inclusive event that brings together the LGBTQ+ community and allies to commemorate our rich history while focusing on a sustainable, eco-conscious future. This unique event will feature a range of exciting components designed to empower, educate, and uplift our community:
- Thrifty and Thriving: We will have a FREE thrift store for anyone looking to freshen up their wardrobe - especially intended for our Trans family.
- Get Love Giveaways: From binders to water bottles, packers to reusable cutlery, you're gonna wanna participate! (Bring your own water bottle for an extra raffle ticket!)
- Workshops that Empower: We'll be talking about the legal name and gender marker change process, binding and transition 101, and Queer sustainability!
N/A GSSRC, Thayne Center, Recycling Management Program
Two-Spirit Powwow Friday, Oct. 6 5 - 10pm LAC The Two-Spirit Powwow is a vibrant celebration of Indigenous culture, identity, and resilience. This annual gathering brings together Indigenous communities and allies to honor the rich heritage of Two-Spirit individuals, who hold a unique and honored place in Indigenous traditions. With traditional drumming, dance, art, and a special fashion show, the Powwow fosters a sense of unity and inclusivity, embracing the diverse identities and experiences within our Indigenous communities. N/A GSSRC, AISL, ODMA, Urban Indian Center of SL
Big Queer Game Night Tuesday, Oct. 10 6 - 8pm AAB 135 Together with Stonewall Sports, we will hosting a big queer game night! Bring your friends, your favorite board or card game, and a snack and enjoy the evening with games and camaraderie! N/A GSSRC, Stonewall Sports
Rainbow Read-In Wednesday, Oct. 11 11 - 12:30pm SCC Multipurpose Room Join us in person or via Zoom to celebrate the writing of LGBTQ+ writers at the 3rd annual Rainbow Read-In. Participants are invited to read texts from Queer writers and poets to celebrate and support the voices of the Queer community. For details and to sign up to read, visit Rainbow Read-In SWRC
National Coming Out Day Open House Wednesday, Oct. 11 12:30 - 5pm GSSRC (SCM 1-140) There's so much to celebrate! We will commemorate National Coming Out Day, International Day of the Girl, and the GSSRC's fourth birthday! The GSSRC will have activities, snacks, karaoke, and all around good times! N/A  
LGBTQ Awareness Training, Pt. 1 Monday, Oct. 16 3 - 4:30pm Virtual This training looks at the basics of the LGBTQ+ experience and community. Topics include: Power/privilege, Queer history, gender and sexuality, terminology, and allyship. Join online at: Zoom  
Queer Utah History Lecture Tuesday, Oct. 17 2:30 - 4pm ODMA (STC 101) Step into the vibrant and often untold history of LGBTQ+ communities in the Beehive State with our Queer Utah History Lecture. This fascinating presentation delves into the triumphs, challenges, and contributions of Queer individuals throughout history on this land. TBD  
LGBTQ+ Awareness Training, Pt. 1 and 2 Monday, Oct. 23 3 - 4:30pm Virtual

**UPDATE: Due to technical difficulties with Pt. 1, this training will be a combination of Pt. 1 and Pt. 2** This training looks at the basics of the Queer experience, including topics of gender and sexuality, terminology, the Cycle of Socialization, and allyship.

The Zoom meeting passcode is: 589518.

QSA Halloween Social Wednesday, Oct. 25 3 - 4:30pm GSSRC (SCM 1-140) The Queer Student Association is excited to have you join their Halloween social, where we will have games, snacks, and activities. Costumes are encouraged! Zoom Queer Student Association, GSSRC
All Hallow's Queer Ball Thursday, Oct. 26 7 - 10pm STC SEC The GSSRC and Queer Student Association cordially invite you to our FREE Halloween Ball, All Hallow's Queer. Be ready to experience a hauntingly good time with an evening of music, dancing, and expression. Invite your friends and the community, as this event is open to anyone college-aged and above, whether a SLCC student or not.

Don't forget to dress to impress! There will be a costume contest with great prizes. The categories are: Queer-Coded Villain; Glitz and Glam; and Upcycled Couture.
N/A Queer Student Association, GSSRC
PRISM: A Queer Support Group Every Monday 2-3pm SCC- SCM 1-140 GSSRC PRISM is a free weekly Queer support group co-hosted by the Gender & Sexuality Student Resource Center and Center for Health & Counseling. All are welcome to participate in person or via Zoom. Zoom is available via Zoom GSSRC, CHC