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LGBTQ+ History Month 2021 Events

Why is LGBTQ History Month Celebrated in October? 
Date: Thursday, October 14th 
Time:11:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Location: Center for Student Diversity, Campus Center, 159 
Sponsored by: Center for Student Diversity  
Event contact: Roxana Aguirre,
Description: Come by the CSD grab a cookie and learn why LGBTQ History Month is Celebrated in October. 
Over the Rainbow   
Date: Thursday, October 14th 
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm 
Location: Center for Student Diversity, Campus Center, 159 
Sponsored by: Center for Student Diversity, Rainbow Coalition, and Lambda Alliance   
Event contact: Roxana Aguirre, 
Description: Join the CSD, Rainbow Coalition, and Lambda Alliance to learn about the LGBTQ student groups and resources on campus. Food will be provided. 
Spirit Day
Date: Thursday, October 21st 
Time: ALL DAY / Tabling from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
Location: Campus-Wide and Tabling at Sadler Center Atrium  
Sponsored by: Center for Student Diversity
Event contact: Roxana Aguirre, 
Description: Join the Center for Student Diversity as we pledge to “go purple" (wear purple) on Spirit Day a way for everyone — global and local brands and companies, world leaders, celebrities, neighbors, parents, classmates, and friends — to visibly show solidarity with LGBTQ youth and to take part in the largest, most visible LGBTQ anti-bullying campaign in the world.
"BUDJANG": Film Screening and Q&A with Activist and Filmmaker Rhadem Musawah 

Date: Friday, October 22nd 
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm 
Location: Blow Hall 201
Sponsored by: William & Mary Rainbow Coalition, Government Department, Center for Student Diversity, Global Research Institute, International Justice Lab, and Asian Centennial.  
Event Contact: Aubrey Lay, 

Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton Cafeteria Film Screening and Discussion  

Date: Monday, October 25th 
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Location: James Blair Hall 206 (History Library) 
Sponsored by: Rainbow Coalition  

A Conversation with Intersex Activist Marissa Adams 
Date: Wednesday, October 27th
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Zoom
Sponsored by: Rainbow Coalition, VOX, HOPE, and Gender Sexuality and Women's Studies Department  
Event Contact: Aubrey Lay,