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UNCG Pride Month

April 1 @ 8:00 am April 30 @ 5:00 pm

UNCG celebrates April Month during the month of April. The celebration has already commenced with Transgender Day of Visibility activities which included tabling, painting and mini-gardens, and a viewing of Disclosure accompanied by a discussion about Transgender rights. 

Upcoming events for UNCG Pride month, hosted by UNCG Office of Intercultural Engagement, can be found below: 

Forced to be Experts in Our Own Care: Health Experiences of Trans and Gender Nonbinary People in North Carolina 

Monday, April 4th, 12pm, via Zoom 

As part of the Linda Arnold Carlisle Lecture series brought to you by UNCG’s Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Assistant Professor Dr. Judith Leitch will discuss the experiences of trans and non-binary North Carolinians in navigating healthcare. 

The Queer History of UNC Greensboro

Wednesday, April 6th, 1-2pm, Jackson Library, Hodges Reading Room 

Join University Archivist Stacey Krim for a look at the LGBTQ+ history of UNC Greensboro!

Pride Pool Party 

Thursday, April 7th, 7-11pm, Kaplan Center for Wellness lower level 

Offered as part of UNCG’s pride month celebrations, Recreation & Wellness is partnering with Campus Activities & Programs, and the Office of Intercultural Engagement to bring you the party of the year! 

Tunnel of Oppression: UNCG Activism Then and Now

Tuesday, April 12th, 10am-3pm, EUC Cone Ballroom 

VOISES panel: LGBTQ+ Students 

Tuesday, April 12th, 1-2pm, Faculty Center 

Join the University Teaching and Learning Commons and Office of Intercultural Engagement for conversations about key UNCG student experiences in the classroom and beyond. 

Library Queer Cafe 

Wednesday, April 13th, 2-4pm, Taylor Garden (Rain Location: Intercultural Resource Center- EUC 062)

Come meet your queer librarians and library staff! Drop in at any time to ask questions, chat, or just hang out.

No Labels presents ‘What is Intersectionality?’

Wednesday, April 13th, 6pm, School of Education Building, Room 1198

Ever wanted to explore the complex concept of intersectionality and intersecting identities? Join No Labels as they lead a dialogue around this very question!

Come Out and Climb!

Thursday, April 14th, 5-9pm, Kaplan Center for Wellness, Outdoor Adventures climbing wall 

Join Outdoor Adventures and the Office of Intercultural Engagement as we invite LGBTQ+ and allied students to experience all that Outdoor Adventures has to offer, live from the climbing wall!

“Sober Curious?” My Intent Jewelry Making Event 

Tuesday, April 26th, 2-4pm, Spartan Recovery Program Lounge Gove Student Health Center, Room 005

Stop by to make and take some “my intent” jewelry, and learn more about both the Office of Intercultural Engagement and the Spartan Recovery Program 

LGBTQ+ Name Change Clinic

Saturday, April 30th, 1-5pm, via Zoom 

Sponsored by Guilford Green Foundation and LGBTQ+ Center, UNCG’s Office of Intercultural Engagement, Elon Law’s Pro Bono Board, and NC A&T, our FREE LGBTQ+ Name Change Clinics offer an opportunity to learn everything you need to know about the process of legally changing your name in the state of North Carolina. 

UNCG also has resources available throughout the entire month of April 

LGBTQ+ Fiction Resources

Check out this awesome resource featuring nine pages of LGBTQ+ fiction and graphic novels available for checkout free to you through Jackson Library. 

Queer Art and Artists 

Weatherspoon Art Museum 

With Free admission and free parking, UNCG’s Weatherspoon Art Museum is open to the public with updated hours, capacity limitations to encourage social distancing, and increased health and safety procedures. 

Queer Films via Kanopy

To access select queer films for free, as well as hundreds of other documentaries, independent films, and classic blockbuster pictures, follow these instructions!

  • Visit Kanopy.com
  • Click “Get Started”
  • Select “Find Your University”
  • Search for: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • At this point, you can opt to make an account to receive marketing communication from Kanopy, or you may select “skip” and begin viewing!

LGBTQ+ and Abroad

Join students that have studied abroad for a roundtable discussion centered around their experiences as LBGTQ+ and allied students. Students considering or preparing for international travel will get a chance to hear common anticipations before departure, gather insight on life abroad, and understand what it’s like to adjust to life back home as an LGBTQ+ student. 

Disrupting Literary Hegemony: Trans and Non-Binary Author Spotlight 

The transformative power of literature is undeniable. Books can provide a lifetime or a place of sacred refuge. In this one-hour Zoom panel, these trans and non-binary authors discussed their work, their creative process, representation in literature, and the repercussions of J.K. Rowling’s recent transphobic tirades on social media. 

Baby How You Feelin’? Celebrating Body Positivity in the Queer Community 

In partnership with the UNCG’s Campus violence Response Center, navigate through this virtual workshop that unpacks and uplifts body positivity in Queer communities. This workshop includes self-guided activities to help you love your body through radical self-love practices!

http://tinyurl.com/cvrcpride

Through a Queer Lens: Reflection in Bias, Privilege, and Social Norms 

Through the use of Project Implicit, a non-profit organization and collaboration between researchers interested in implicit social cognition, this activity is meant to help you think critically about bias, privilege, and social norms through a LGBTQ+ lens. 

Privilege for Sale 

This interactive activity creates space and opportunity for participants to practice empathy and understanding through an exploration of privileges that relate to queer identities and communities. 

First Impressions of Gender Diverse Identities

This activity helps participants begin to reflect on their experiences and socailization around transgender identity and people. Answer the questions as honestly as possible, trying to think about specific ways in which you learned about LGBTQ+ and gender diverse identities and communities. 

 
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