Past 2017 Events & Workshops

  • JAN
    31

    Speakers Bureau Training

    3:00pm – 5:00pm, Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    A speakers bureau consists of a panel of trained volunteers who are willing to speak about their lives and experiences. This training will give you the tools to speak on panels that educate our campus about LGBTQ people and issues.

  • FEB
    2

    Ally 2.0 Ending LGBTQ Religious Trauma

    3:30pm – 5:00pm, Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    Remove Hate from Your Love Language and understanding the impact of your words.

  • FEB
    3

    Speakers Bureau Training

    1:00pm – 3:00pm, Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    A speakers bureau consists of a panel of trained volunteers who are willing to speak about their lives and experiences. This training will give you the tools to speak on panels that educate our campus about LGBTQ people and issues.

  • FEB
    6

    Bisexuality / Pansexuality Discussion Group

    Monday; 5:00pm – 6:00pm; LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • FEB
    14

    LGBTQ Art Group 

    Tuesday; 5:00pm – 6:00pm; LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    Through art, participants will explore various aspects of their LGBTQ identity and experiences.

  • FEB
    15

    Listen, We Need to Talk

    12:00pm – 1:00pm; Bayou City Rm. Student Center South

    How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights. Melissa R. Michelson will lead the discussion of her new book. Melissa is a Professor of Political Science at Menlo College.

    Cosponsors: Political Science Dept, English Dept

  • FEB
    17

    Cougar Ally Training

    8:45am – 12:00pm; Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • FEB
    20

    Kegels for Hegel & Girls in the Nose

    6:30pm; Theater Student Center South

    Come and listen to two queer feminist bands while exploring the relationship between intergenerational queer cultures, academia, art, and music.

  • FEB
    20

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:00 – 6:00pm; LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • FEB
    21

    HIV+/AIDS Discussion Group

    Tuesday; 4:00pm – 5:00pm; Email jdgonzales@uh.edu for location

    The HIV+/AIDS discussion group is for those with an HIV+ status to engage in conversation about resources, dating, discrimination and more as well as build community on campus.

  • FEB
    22

    LGBTQ Awareness

    12:30pm – 1:30pm; Skyline Rm Student Center South

    In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students, faculty and staff on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community. Workshop Registration

  • FEB
    28

    Coming Out Discussion Group

    Tuesday, 5:00pm – 6:00pm; LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    Coming out can be a lifelong experience that is different for everyone. There is no standardized format that determines one’s coming our process. This discussion group will explore the different dynamics of coming out and what it means to be “authentically you”.

  • FEB
    28

    Purple Eyes

    6:00 – 7:20pm; Student Center Theater

    This is a one man show by Houstonian Josh Inocencio. The show is an ancestral auto/biography where Josh investigates his identity as a queer Chicano amid the lineage of machismo in his family.

    Cosponsors: Hispanic Studies, English, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Center for Diversity and Inclusion

  • MAR
    2

    Cougar Ally Training

    12:45pm – 4:00pm; Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • MAR
    5

    UH at AIDS Walk Houston

    Sunday, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
    Sam Houston Park, Downtown, 1000 Bagby Street, 77002

    All students, faculty, alumni, and staff are invited to represent the Cougars by walking in the 3K AIDS Walk Houston and/or raising funds for the AIDS Foundation Houston and LGBTQ Resource Center! Whether you are fundraising, walking or both, register here under the Univ. of Houston LGBTQ Resouce Center. 70% of all funds raised will stay on campus to go towards HIV/AIDS education loutreach!

  • MAR
    6

    Bisexuality / Pansexuality Discussion Group

    Monday, 5:00pm – 6:00pm; LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • MAR
    7

    Ally 2.0 Toilet Training

    3:00pm – 4:30pm; Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    The Personal Harmful Effects of Bathroom Policing on Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming people. Workshop Registration

  • MAR
    20

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:15pm – 6:15pm; LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • MAR
    21

    HIV+/AIDS Discussion Group

    Tuesday; 4:00pm – 5:00pm; Email jdgonzales@uh.edu for location

    The HIV+/AIDS discussion group is for those with an HIV+ status to engage in conversation about resources, dating, discrimination and more as well as build community on campus.

  • MAR
    28

    Coming Out Discussion Group

    Tuesday, 5:00pm – 6:00pm; LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    Coming out can be a lifelong experience that is different for everyone. There is no standardized format that determines one’s coming our process. This discussion group will explore the different dynamics of coming out and what it means to be “authentically you”.

  • MAR
    30

    The Mahogany Project

    7:00 – 9:00pm; Graduate College of Social Work Bldg., Room 102

    The Mahogany Project is a collective of black queer men that serve to tell the stories of other black queer men covering an array of different societal issues, with a particular focus on building community in Texas.

    Cosponsors: African American Studies

  • MAR
    31

    Ally 2.0 Non-binary Identities

    1:30pm – 3:00pm; Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    Understanding the Gender Spectrum and people who do not necessarily see themselves as Male or Female. Registration is CLOSED.

  • APR
    3

    Bisexuality / Pansexuality Discussion Group

    Monday; 5:00pm – 6:00pm; LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • APR
    8

    Red Dinner

    Red Dinner is an annual fundraising gala benefiting UH students who have been financially affected as a result of their sexual identity or expression.

    Hosted by: University of Houston LGBTQ Alumni Association.

  • APR
    10

    Ally 2.0 Love Thy LGBTQ Neighbor

    1:30pm – 3:00pm; Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    Supporting the LGBTQ Community Within Your Christian or Muslim Spiritual Beliefs. Workshop Registration

  • APR
    11

    LGBTQ Awareness

    12:30pm – 1:30pm; Skyline Rm Student Center South

    In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students, faculty and staff on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community. Workshop Registration

  • APR
    11

    LGBTQ Art Group 

    Tuesday; 5:00pm – 6:00pm; LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    Through art, participants will explore various aspects of their LGBTQ identity and experiences.

  • APR
    12

    Coming Out for Work Panel

    12:00 – 1:00pm; Student Service Center 1 (Bldg 524)

    University Career Services is hosting a panel of full-time professionals from the KPMG Pride Organization to discuss navigating the coming out process in an interview, at work, and more!

  • APR
    14

    Cougar Ally Training

    12:45pm – 4:00pm; Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • APR
    14

    Afternoon Yoga in the Resource Center

    1:00pm – 2:00pm; LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    Join us for an afternoon of yoga with staff from Campus Recreation. Limited number of yoga mats available on first come, first serve basis.

  • APR
    17

    Transgender Discussion Group

    5:15pm – 6:15pm; LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    The Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • APR
    18

    HIV+/AIDS Discussion Group

    Tuesday; 4:00pm – 5:00pm; Email jdgonzales@uh.edu for location

    The HIV+/AIDS discussion group is for those with an HIV+ status to engage in conversation about resources, dating, discrimination and more as well as build community on campus.

  • APR
    18

    Screening of Moonlight

    Tuesday; 6:15pm – 9:00pm; Student Center South Theater

    This Oscar-winning production chronicles the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a Miami neighbohood.

    Co-sponsored by Student Program Board

  • APR
    19

    Discussion Panel on the Film "Moonlight"

    11:00 – 12:00pm; Student Center South, Mditown Room 262

    The LGBTQ Resource Center is hosting a panel of faculty, staff, and students to discuss the intersectionality of sexuality, masculinity, and race.

  • APR
    25

    Coming Out Discussion Group

    Tuesday, 5:00pm – 6:00pm; LGBTQ Resource Center Student Center North Rm. 201

    Coming out can be a lifelong experience that is different for everyone. There is no standardized format that determines one’s coming our process. This discussion group will explore the different dynamics of coming out and what it means to be “authentically you”.

  • APR
    24

    Stress Free Finals

    During the week of Stress Free Finals 4/24/17-5/2/17, we will have fruit, tea, bubble wrap for popping, scantrons, and blue books. Everyone is welcome.

  • APR
    28

    Lavender Graduation & Alumni Reception

    Friday; 6:00pm – 9:00pm; Bayou City Room 219

    Lavender Graduation is an annual ceremony conducted on campus to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and ally students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the University. All faculty, students, alumni, staff, family and friends are invited to attend and celebrate. The LGBTQ Alumni Association will be hosting the reception immediately following the ceremony.

    Hosted by: LGBTQ Resource Center & LGBTQ Alumni Association Graduate Registration

  • MAY
    2

    Stress Free Finals - Thyme For Self-Care: Propagating Plants

    3:00pm – 5:00pm; Student Center North, Room 201 (LGBTQ/WGRC)

    With assistance from the Horticulture Society at UH, the LGBTQ Resource Center will become a calming environment that teaches students how to propagate plants.

  • JUN
    24

    Houston Pride Festival

    12:00 – 7:00pm; Downtown Houston - Begins at Smith St & Lamar St

    Admission to the festival is FREE and open to public. To volunteer with the LGBTQ Alumni Association, visit: Doodle.

  • JUN
    24

    Houston Pride Parade

    8:30 – 11:00pm; Downtown Houston - Begins at Smith St & Lamar St

    To walk in the parade, RSVP via email to me at jdgonzales@uh.edu or follow us on the Facebook event page. We highly encourage participants to wear red.

  • JUN
    26

    Peace Corp LGBTQ Panel

    6:00 – 7:30pm; Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    Returned Peace Corp Volunteers will discuss their service, answer questions, provide authentic accounts of their experiences abraod in being part of the LGBTQ community, and explain the benefits they ahve utilized through the federal program. This event is open to the public. Event Registration

  • JUL
    11

    Cougar Ally Training

    8:45am – 12:00pm, Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • JUL
    17

    Cougar Ally Training

    12:45pm – 4:00pm, Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • SEP
    7

    Open House

    11:00am – 2:00pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    Guaranteed to be out of this world! Stop by our Open House to meet the staff, learn about our programs & services, decorate cookies, and make your own slime. Light refreshments provided.

  • SEP
    11

    Bi/Pan Discussion Group

    5:00 – 6:30pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • SEP
    12

    Ice Cream Social

    3:00pm – 5:00pm; Student Center South, Space City Room

    Come and treat yourself. Our ice cream social gives students an opportunity to meet the LGBTQ Resource Center staff, student organization leaders, fellow Coogs, and campus representatives from areas such as Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies and UHPD in a casual environment with ice cream, games, great prizes, and more! Students will also have an opportunity to learn more about the programs and services offered through the Center such as Speakers Bureau, the Mentor Program and SAGA Squad.

  • SEP
    12

    Trans Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    The Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • SEP
    14

    Speakers Bureau Training

    3:00pm – 5:00pm; Student Center South, Uptown Room 270

    A speakers’ bureau consists of a panel of trained volunteers who are willing to speak about their lives and experiences. This training will give you the tools to speak on panels that educate our campus about LGBTQ people and issues.

  • SEP
    15

    Speakers Bureau Training

    3:00 – 5:00pm; Student Center South, Uptown Room 270

    A speakers’ bureau consists of a panel of trained volunteers who are willing to speak about their lives and experiences. This training will give you the tools to speak on panels that educate our campus about LGBTQ people and issues.

  • SEP
    18

    Coming Out Discussion Group

    5:15pm – 6:15pm

    Coming out can be a lifelong experience that is different for everyone. There is no standardized format that determines one’s coming our process. This discussion group will explore the different dynamics of coming out and what it means to be “authentically you”.

  • SEP
    19

    Asexual Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    The Asexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be asexual. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality in queer and straight spaces.

  • SEP
    25

    Coming Out Monologues Auditions

    2:00 – 4:00pm; Student Center South, Synergy Room

    Whether you are interested in performing as a solo act or in a chorus, we highly encourage anyone interested in a particular role to come to our open auditions. Please contact Lorraine Schroeder if you have any questions.

  • SEP
    25

    Bi/Pan Discussion Group

    5:00 – 6:30pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • SEP
    26

    Coming Out Monologues Auditions

    4:00 – 6:00pm; Student Center South, Third Ward Room

    Whether you are interested in performing as a solo act or in a chorus, we highly encourage anyone interested in a particular role to come to our open auditions. Please contact Lorraine Schroeder if you have any questions.

  • SEP
    29

    Coming Out Monologues Auditions

    2:00 – 4:00pm; Student Center South, Downtown Room

    Whether you are interested in performing as a solo act or in a chorus, we highly encourage anyone interested in a particular role to come to our open auditions. Please contact Lorraine Schroeder if you have any questions.

  • OCT
    2

    Coming Out Monologues Auditions

    2:00 – 4:00pm; Student Center South, Astrodome Room

    Whether you are interested in performing as a solo act or in a chorus, we highly encourage anyone interested in a particular role to come to our open auditions. Please contact Lorraine Schroeder if you have any questions.

  • OCT
    3

    Coming Out Monologues Auditions

    4:00 – 6:00pm; Student Center South, Impact Room

    Whether you are interested in performing as a solo act or in a chorus, we highly encourage anyone interested in a particular role to come to our open auditions. Please contact Lorraine Schroeder if you have any questions.

  • OCT
    3

    Asexuality Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    The Asexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be asexual. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality in queer and straight spaces.

  • OCT
    4

    Cougar Ally Training

    8:45am – 12:00pm, Student Center South, Heights Room

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • OCT
    9

    Bi/Pan Discussion Group

    5:00 – 6:30pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • OCT
    10

    Trans Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    The Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • OCT
    11

    PRIDE Portraits for National Coming Out Day

    11:00am – 3:00pm; Student Center South, Food Court Tables

    Whether you are a member of the community or an ally, P.R.I.D.E. Portraits’ mission is to increase visibility and awareness of LGBTQI individuals and its allies to promote the humanization of a community that is dehumanized every single day. Stop by the Student Center South food court to have your portrait taken and share your story!

  • OCT
    13

    Gender Infinity Conference

    All Day; Student Centers

    The 7th annual Gender Infinity Conference will be happening at the University of Houston. This conference creates affirming spaces for families, learners, advocates, and providers to advance relationships, knowledge, and resources that empower gender diverse individuals. In our journey together we promote justice, equity, and hope in the celebration of infinite gender possibilities. Our conference welcomes medical and mental health professionals and community advocates for a day of provider training that hosted over 20 workshops presented by leading gender diverse experts from across the U.S.

    The LGBTQ Resource Center and Center for Diversity and Inclusion will be choosing 10 students to receive full scholarships to attend the Gender Infinity Conference. Click here to apply TODAY!

  • OCT
    14

    Gender Infinity Conference

    All Day; Student Centers

    The 7th annual Gender Infinity Conference will be happening at the University of Houston. This conference creates affirming spaces for families, learners, advocates, and providers to advance relationships, knowledge, and resources that empower gender diverse individuals. In our journey together we promote justice, equity, and hope in the celebration of infinite gender possibilities. Our conference welcomes medical and mental health professionals and community advocates for a day of provider training that hosted over 20 workshops presented by leading gender diverse experts from across the U.S.

  • OCT
    16

    Coming Out Discussion Group

    5:15pm – 6:15pm

    Coming out can be a lifelong experience that is different for everyone. There is no standardized format that determines one’s coming our process. This discussion group will explore the different dynamics of coming out and what it means to be “authentically you”.

  • OCT
    18

    LGBTQ Awareness Workshop

    2:30 – 3:30pm, Student Center South, Downtown Room

    In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.

  • OCT
    23

    Bi/Pan Discussion Group

    5:00 – 6:30pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • OCT
    25

    Coming Out Monologues

    6:00pm ; Student Center South, Theater

    Join us as we partner with GLOBAL for the third annual production of the Coming Out Monologues. The Coming Out Monologues are performed each fall and gives LGBTQ students the opportunity to share their own stories and experiences. Some stories are sad and some funny, but all empower people to embrace their identities.

    If you would like to audition or be part of the crew, please fill out this application. Deadline Sept. 22nd.

  • OCT
    26

    Ally 2.0 Workshop - What the A?

    2:00 – 3:30pm, Student Center South, Heights room 224

    This workshop will cover the spectrums within the Asexual, Aromantic, and Agender identities.

  • OCT
    26

    Intersex Awareness Day

    3:30 – 5:00pm, Student Center North, LGBTQ Resource Center

    The LGBTQ Resource Center will be showing clips from the documentary, Intersexion: Gender Ambiguity Unveiled and hosting a discussion afterwards. Cookies and lemondade provided.

  • NOV
    2

    Ally 2.0 Workshop - Potty Police

    12:00 – 1:30pm, Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    This workshop will cover the personal and harmful effects of bathroom policing on the transgender and gender non-conforming community.

  • NOV
    3

    Cougar Ally Training

    12:45pm – 4:00pm, Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    Training assists faculty, staff and students in increasing their awareness of issues that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people face. In a non-threatening setting, CAT teaches participants to create an accepting campus environment for UH’s LGBTQ population. Allies are given a placard to display as a visible statement of support for the LGBTQ community.

  • NOV
    6

    Bi/Pan Discussion Group

    5:00 – 6:30pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • NOV
    7

    Asexual Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    The Asexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be asexual. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality in queer and straight spaces.

  • NOV
    9

    LGBTQ Awareness Workshop

    1:00 – 2:00pm, Student Center South, Skyline Room 223

    In an effort to increase awareness for the LGBTQIA community, this workshop educates UH students on terminology, pronouns, heteronormative privilege and inclusive practices in support of the LGBTQIA community.

  • NOV
    13

    Coming Out Discussion Group

    5:15pm – 6:15pm

    Coming out can be a lifelong experience that is different for everyone. There is no standardized format that determines one’s coming our process. This discussion group will explore the different dynamics of coming out and what it means to be “authentically you”.

  • Nov
    14

    Transgender 101 Workshop

    3:00 – 4:15pm, Student Center North, Synergy Room 212

    This workshop will introduce participants to transgender terms, issues, and identities. They will gain a better understanding of the experiences and needs of the transgender community on campus in order to cultivate a culture of trans inclusion.

  • NOV
    14

    Trans Discussion Group

    5:15 – 6:15pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    The Transgender Discussion Group is for transgender (including non-binary) identified students and partners, or anyone questioning their gender identity. After attending the group, participants should feel more prepared and empowered to engage with the general community as an advocate for themselves.

  • NOV
    16

    Gender Inclusive Clothing Swap

    12:00 – 2:00pm, Transgender & Non-binary students
    2:00 – 4:00pm, All UH students
    Student Center South, Downtown Room 261

    The Sexuality & Gender Acceptance (SAGA) Squad will be hosting this year's gender-inclusive clothing swap. You will find new and gently used pants, shirts, dresses, accessories, and shoes. While we encourage participants to bring at least one item for the swap, it is NOT required. No student information will be collected at this event.

  • NOV
    18

    Transgender Day of Remembrance

    7:00pm – 9:30pm; AD Bruce Religion Center

    The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. The annual memorial will take place on the University of Houston's campus and is co-sponsored by the Houston Transgender Unity Committee. A reception with drinks and hor d' oeuvres will take place before the reading of the names. Everyone is welcome. Find more info about TDOR and The Houston Transgender Unity Committee.

  • NOV
    20

    Bi/Pan Discussion Group

    5:00 – 6:30pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    The Bisexual/Pansexual discussion group helps students explore what it means to be attracted to multiple genders. Together, we will support each other in our internal struggle of sexuality or biphobia in queer and straight spaces.

  • NOV
    20

    Premiere of "Major!" with Panel Discussion

    6:00 – 9:00pm; Agnes Arnold Hall; Auditorium 2

    MAJOR! chronicles the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a 75 year old Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years. Co-hosts: Transform Houston, HOUEquality, and UH Graduate College of Social Work.

  • NOV
    26

    Stress Free Finals Begins

    November 26th – December 6th
    LGBTQ Resource Center, Student Center North 201
    9:00am – 6:00pm

    We will provide free delicious nutritiuos fruit for students. Also, there will be tea, scantrons, blue books, pens and highlighters while supplies last. And, bubble wrap for popping out your stress.

  • NOV
    28

    World AIDS Awareness Week Movie

    5:00 – 7:00pm; LGBTQ/Women & Gender Resource Center (Student Center North, Room 201)

    Relive what it meant to be a gay activist trying to raise HIV and AIDS awareness in the early 1980's through the film "Normal Heart".

  • NOV
    29

    PrEP Workshop

    11:30am – 1:00pm; Student Center South, Heights Room 224

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a way for people who are HIV negative to reduce their risk of becoming HIV positive by taking a pill every day. Legacy Community Health will be hosting a workshop during World AIDS Awareness Week to educate us about PrEP and answer any questions or concerns you have regarding side effects, affordability, and more.

  • NOV
    30

    World AIDS Day Resource Tabling

    11:00am – 1:00pm; Butler Plaza (In front of MD Anderson Library)

    Join campus and community partners are we raise awareness of the resources, services, and support available for both the UH community.

  • DEC
    1

    Be a Discussion Group Leader

    10:30am – 12:30pm
    Student Center South, Midtown Room 262

    Students are encouraged to faciliate discussion groups based on their personal identities and experiences (Ex. bi/pansexuality, coming out, trans/non-binary, queer or trans person of color, out in sports, etc.). The training will provide you support, tools, and a plan on leading groups next semester. Complete the registration form.

  • DEC
    3

    Fall Lavender Graduation Brunch

    11:00am – 1:00pm
    UH Alumni Center

    Celebrate the December 2017 LGBTQIA+ graduates with brunch, alumni and community at the UH Alumni Center! Graduates, Get Involved (Log into Access UH, click the Get Involved button, THEN click the link)

    Guests can RSVP via email to Jamie Gonzales.

    Hosted by UH LGBTQ Alumni Association