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National Coming Out Week

Posted on October 14, 2016

Join us for National Coming Out Week events: 

20% Theatre The Naked I performance and writing workshop

Monday, Oct. 10: Join SPECTRUM, the Rainbow Dragon Center, and the Title IX Coordinator in welcoming the 20% Theatre Company to MSUM. From 3-5, they will be offering a workshop in Weld Auditorium for students interested in writing about and performing gender. From 5-7, SPECTRUM will be hosting a LGBT social in the Rainbow Dragon Center (BR 150) with food and community.

At 7 in the Weld Auditorium, the 20% Theatre Company will perform “The Naked Self I: Self Defined,” which is a play open to all that explores queer and trans* experiences through monologues, short scenes, and spoken word poems featuring fresh voices and unique perspectives on what it means to identify as queer and/or transgender/gender non-conforming.

Coming Out Stories (students only)

Tuesday, Oct. 11: MSUM students share their own coming out experiences with a talk back for questions in the Weld Auditorium from 6-9. If interested in sharing your own coming out story, contact Katie at weberkat@mnstate.edu.

Trans 101 with Faye Seidler

Wednesday, Oct. 12: Students, faculty, and staff are all highly encouraged to attend Faye Seidler’s presentation on gender and identity from 6-7 in CMU 205. Faye is a transgender activist from Fargo, N.D.

Tye Dye Party

Thursday, Oct. 13: SPECTRUM will be tye dyeing t-shirts in the campus mall starting at 4:30. Some t-shirts will be provided, but students are encouraged to bring their own.

Drag Show Bingo with Harmony Diamond

Friday, Oct. 14: Play Bingo with SPECTRUM from 6-7 in CMU 205. Harmony Diamond will be our host for the evening. Come in Drag or come as you are. Prizes will be given to winners!

 

For questions, please contact Kari at barnickka@mnstate.edu or private message SPECTRUM on Facebook.

For more information about upcoming events, visit mnstate.edu/diversity.


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