LGBTQ History Month 2009

LGBTQ History Month 2009

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Events during LGBTQ History Month 2009

Text of LGBTQ History Month 2009

  • Velvet Goldmine (film)Thursday, September 24, 2009; 9-11 p.m.Plaza Room West, Mack Student Center, North CampusDetails of the life of bisexual rock star Brian Slade are uncovered in this moving drama. The film slightly mirrors the life of David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust in Britain during the 1970s. Christian Blade plays the role of fan and reporter Arthur Stewart, hired to uncover the story of Brian Slades staged death.Sponsored by The Pride Network and the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs.

    LGBTQ History Month Opening ReceptionWednesday, September 30, 2009; 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.Plaza Rooms Middle and West, Mack Student Center, North CampusHofstras Inaugural LGBTQ Month Opening Reception will feature keynote speaker Dr. David Powell, professor of French and director of the LGBT Studies Program at Hofstra. Student speakers will address attendees, and light food and refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs.

    National Coming Out Day Sunday, October 11, 2009; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.Student Center Atrium, Mack Student Center, North CampusLiterature, readings, and more will be passed out in the Mack Student Center by The Pride Network members and friends.Sponsored by The Pride Network.

    Normal (film)Monday, October 12, 2009; 6-8:30 p.m.Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South CampusDevoted couple Roy and Erma live in a small town in Illinois. The stability of their marriage, jobs and town are threatened when Roy reveals that he wants a sex change and feels like a woman trapped in a mans body. This film brilliantly captures how this shocking revelation changes their lives and town forever.Sponsored by The Pride Network and the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs.

    The F Word: The Development of an Oppressive Word Toward the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community (a Diversity, Dialogue and Desserts Series event)Wednesday, October 14, 2009; 4-5:30 p.m.Plaza Room West, Mack Student Center, North CampusAs part of last years Diversity, Dialogue and Desserts (DDD) Series, the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs (MISPO) hosted a program titled The N Word, which examined the history and current day issues of the N word. With student support, MISPO will now examine the F word and its history and meaning in our world today.Sponsored by The Pride Network and the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs.

    The Pride Network Coffee House and Open Mic Night Saturday, October 17, 2009; 8-10 p.m.Plaza Room West, Mack Student Center, North CampusCome enjoy FREE coffee, cookies and brownies at The Pride Networks Open Mic Night. Come hear Hofstras musicians, poets, spoken word artists, and comedians. Sponsored by The Pride Network.

    LGBTQ Dinner Event at Vice President for Student Affairs Sandra Johnsons HomeTuesday, October 20, 2009; 6-7:30 p.m.As part of the Fall 2009 Dinner and Discussion Series, Vice President for Student Affairs Sandra Johnson extends an open invitation to all Hofstra students to informally gather at her home to talk about LGBTQ-related issues and enjoy a wonderful meal. R.S.V.P. by Thursday, October 15, 2009, to Ryan.Greene@hofstra.edu.Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and the Division of Student Affairs.

    Being Transgender: Exploring the T in LGBTQ Wednesday, October 21, 2009; 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.141 Mack Student Center, North CampusWhile the United States has come a long way over recent years in understanding the lesbian, gay, and bisexual communities, we still struggle to learn the complex realities of what it means to identify as being transgender today. Representatives from the Long Island GLBT Community Center join us for this interactive and informative workshop.Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs and the Long Island GLBT Community Center.

    Day of Dialogue: A Center for Civic Engagement EventWednesday, October 28, 2009; 9 a.m.-9 p.m.Various Locations on CampusThis one-day Hofstra student conference that explores current social and political issues through debate and dialogue hosts events that explore the global cross-sections of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, and religion.Sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement.

    The Pride Network Drag ShowThursday, October 29, 2009; 9-11 p.m.Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center, North CampusCome see The Pride Networks marquis performance event for the fall semester! This show will conclude Hofstras inaugural LGBTQ History Month, so be sure to come support your fellow students in their quest to put on a fabulous drag show.Sponsored by The Pride Network.

    LGBTQ History Month Sponsors Division of Student Affairs Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs The Pride Network Center for Civic Engagement Long Island GLBT Community Center

    For more information about LGBTQ History Month or LGBTQ programs and services please contact Ryan M. Greene, director of the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs, at (516) 463-6796 or ryan.greene@hofstra.edu.

    LGBTQ History Month 2009Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning

    Division of Student AffairsOffice of Multicultural & International Student Programs

    Hofstra thanks the staff from glbthistorymonth.com for allowing us the use of the icon photographs.