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Pride Week at the U — Queer at the Intersections
March 29 - April 3
PRIDE WEEK 2021: MARCH 29 – APRIL 3
Pride Week at the U is an annual event honoring LGBTQIA+ histories, cultures, and lives! Join us for this week-long series of events to learn, celebrate, and be inspired. Pride week is planned by a volunteer committee of students, faculty, and staff collaborating across the university. All are welcome to get involved and participate in Pride Week events!
2021 PRIDE WEEK EVENTS
Uniquely U Art Competition and Small Grants for Artist Program
Online Gallery open all week March 29- April 3 |Details about Submission Process and Deadlines Coming Soon
An art experience inviting LGBTQIA+ people of all ages and their allies to express their intersecting identities through art in any medium. University of Utah students, staff, faculty, alumni, as well as community members are invited to submit their work
Gaymer’s Night | Monday, March 29 | 7pm | Virtual Event
Join Entertainment Arts and Engineering for a virtual evening of fun as we meet in a Mozilla Hub to group up, play games, and celebrate all things LGBTQIA+. The event kicks off at 7:00PM MST with a very special keynote (TBA) and then devolves into a frenzy of queer Twitch streams, gaming matchmaking, and chilling out in virtual space. More info to come!
Out at Work | Tuesday, March 30 | 12-2pm| Virtual Event
Will feature a panel of alumni talking about how they have navigated being LGBTQIA+ in the workplace followed by breakout rooms with facilitators on a variety of LGBTQIA+ employment topics, including: building inclusive environments in the workplace, healing from workplace trauma, a networking workshop, and managing LGBT+ discrimination in the workplace.
Gender Expansive Clothing Pop-up Shop | Wednesday, March 31 and Tuesday, April 1 | Details and Sign Up Coming Soon
This event will feature a gender expansive clothing pop-up shop, including Mystery Boxes for pick up and mail. More details on how to shop coming soon!
Want to donate to this event? We are accepting clean, lightly used clothing, shoes, and accessories, but are especially in need of professional attire and bathing suits. Donation bins are at the following locations:
The Student Union (200 S, Central Campus Dr, Salt Lake City), 1st floor,main entrace
The Student Life Center (1836 Student Life Way, Salt Lake City, UT), South Entrance
Kahlert Village (265 1850 E, Salt Lake City, UT)
Peterson Heritage Center (151 S Connor St, Salt Lake City, UT)
SLCC Gender & Sexuality Student Resource Center 1575 S State Street, Salt Lake City, Room 1-140, South of Grand Theater Lobby
Encircle SLC M-Th 3-7pm (331 600 E, SLC, UT 84102)
Trans Day of Visibility “What I wish I had known”Conference |Wed, March 31 | Exact times coming soon!| Virtual Event
VIrtual conference with panels and presentations covering topics ranging from navigating relationships to gender affirming care. Details about how to sign up and speakers coming soon!
Movie Screening: But I’m a Cheerleader | Thursday, April 1 | 7:30pm| Location TBD
Movie screening of the LGBTQ+ classic coming of age satire But I’m a Cheerleader starring Natasha Lyonne and Clea Duvall.
Queer and Trans Students of Color Mixer/Networking Event | Friday, April 2 | 12-1:30pm| Virtual Event
This event will invite queer and trans students of color to meet each other in a social setting, with the goal to help connect student to a broader QTPOC network at the university. Gift cards for lunch will be provided to students who register and attend.
Black Benatar’s Black Magic Cabaret | Friday, April 2 | 7:30pm| Virtual Event
Black Benatar’s Black Magic Cabaret is an eclectic theater spectacle that fuses elements of local performance, magic, and drag performance to bring audiences on a journey through race and cultural allyship in the U.S. As the Ringleader of the ensemble’s circus, Black Benatar commands the stage and acts as the “straight man” to the comedic interludes of her companion, Wyatt Allai, all while showcasing the talents of local performers telling their stories of being queer, black, or other, in the U.S. right now. This event is happening in collaboration with Utah Presents and the College of Social Work. More info and how to purchase tickets can be found here.
Link to U of U Event page: https://lgbt.utah.edu/events/pride.php?fbclid=IwAR3CTtkAp__7urf-qFkPENqBGNWuUIfgEj5pz12XXH_e3QFPmywhW9dFSPs