Pride Week: April 19-26

Monday, Apr. 14, 2014 9:49 am

This year’s (LGBTQ) Pride Week features an award-winning Russian film, a keynote speaker who is one of the most prominent voices in the trans community, and, of course, the drag show.

Friday, April 18

Noon, Pride Flag Raising
Hosted by Stonewall Resource Center staff

Saturday, April 19

9 p.m., Harris Center Concert Hall
Spring Drag Show
Hosted by Queer People of Color

Monday, April 21

8 p.m. Rosenfield Center, Room 101
Pride Week Keynote - Janet Mock. Queer People of Color and Transgender Advocacy Group present “A Night with Janet Mock: Redefining Realness”
Janet Mock is a writer, an activist, and the founder of the #Girlslikeus project. Her memoir, Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, was published in February 2014. She uses media to expand our idea of womanhood and to hold the LGBT movement accountable to all trans and queer individuals, especially those from low-income and/or people of color communities.
11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Rosenfield Center, first floor lobby
Asexual Support Network and Spectrum tabling (daily April 21–25)

Tuesday, April 22

11 a.m. –1:30 p.m. Rosenfield Center, first floor lobby
Asexual Support Network and Spectrum tabling (daily April 21–25)
2-6 p.m. Rosenfield Center lobby
The Project of Primary Health Care tabling with information and free HIV tests
Hosted by Student Health and Counseling Services
7-10 p.m. Alumni Recitation Hall, Room 302
Film and Discussion: The Winter Journey
Speakers: Dimitry Volchek and Anatoly Vishevsky
Hosted by the Russian department
As Erik, a music student, is preparing to sing Schubert’s “Winterreise” for a competition, a chance meeting with Lyokha, a petty criminal, irrevocably alters his life. Called a “raw and evocative portrayal of alienation and transgression,” Winter Journey was written and directed by Sergei Teramaev and Lubov Lvova. The film won the London Lion Award at the Russian Film Festival in London and the Kinoclub Jury Prize at the Moscow Premiere Film Festival.

Wednesday, April 23

11 a.m. –1:30 p.m. Rosenfield Center, first floor lobby
Asexual Support Network and Spectrum tabling (daily April 21–25)
7 p.m. Rosenfield Center, second floor, above the Spencer Grill
GoGo Button-making
Come join your friendly, neighborhood GoGo editors for an evening of arts, crafts, and body positivity! We’re going to be making buttons for self-love and acceptance, so when you’re down in the dumps, this nifty little pin can serve as a reminder for you how lovely you truly are.
Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, April 24

11 a.m. –1:30 p.m. Rosenfield Center, first floor lobby
Asexual Support Network and Spectrum tabling (daily April 21–25)
4:15 p.m. Stonewall Resource Center
Stonewall Resource Center Open House with LGBTQ Faculty/Staff Collective
Come explore and enjoy the Stonewall Resource Center and meet LGBTQ faculty, staff, and allies.
Light refreshments will be served.
7 p.m. Rosenfield Center, second floor
Scott Ross ’83 Pride Week Event with Alumni Relations
Scott received his bachelor of arts from Grinnell College and has done graduate work at Iowa State and Drake universities. He is a formalist using balance, shape, and bold color to achieve intriguing visual interpretations of the world that surrounds him. Two significant works of his are part of the permanent art collection at Grinnell College.
8-10 p.m. Bob’s Café
T-Mons
Do you have profound feelings about gender, sexuality, and trans identities? Are you interested in writing and ranting about these things? Transgender Advocacy Group has the event for you! We want to hear your best poems, rants, speeches, and monologues! There will be food.
This event is open and inclusive to individuals of all gender identities.

Friday, April 25

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, first floor lobby
Asexual Support Network and Spectrum tabling (daily April 21–25)
5 p.m. Alumni Recitation Hall, Room 305
SafeSane Event: Answering Session
Questions have you tied up in knots? Want to know more about kink? Come to our question session. We’ll be answering questions from our anonymous box from inside the Rosenfield Center during the week!

Saturday, April 26

1 p.m. Stonewall Resource Center
Stonewall Resource Center Hand Mosaic
Come and enjoy the Stonewall Resource Center with our annual handprints on the wall. Paint will be provided!