Events

The LGBTQ+ Resource Center hosts a number of events during the semester. Registration for some events can be found on ENGAGE@KU; links will be included when available.

Date / Time

Event

Thursday, January 27th

11am - 1pm

Boxwood House

LGBTQ+ Resource Center Open House!

The campus community is invited to tour the house, hear about our upcoming events and programs, and learn how to get involved! 

Thursday, February 3rd

11am-12pm

Old Main 23

First Allies Meeting!

Allies is a KU student club that seeks to advocate, educate, increase awareness, and provide a safe social and support network to Kutztown University's lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, and queer community. Allies meets every Thursday at 11. 

Monday, February 7th

RSVP via email and for more info: lgbtqresourcecenter@kutztown.edu

Trans* and Non-Binary Support Group 1st Meeting 

This group is for folks who identify with this community or are questioning their gender identity only. Email us for information on times and location. Join us on these dates throughout the semester (not required to attend all)
2/7; 2/21; 3/7; 3/21; 4/4; 4/18; 5/2

Monday, February 7th

11am-12pm

Safe Space Training

The mission of "Safe Space" is to provide education and resources as a means to create a safe and nurturing environment, free of discrimination based on sexual orientation, and sexual or gender identity. We can also provide this training for classes, clubs, or those who want to learn more about how to be an LGBTQ+ advocate, and supportive of the community.

Wednesday, February 23rd

12pm - 4pm

MSU 218

Love Your Body Day at the Kindness Karnival 2022: Be Kind to everyBODY!

Friends of Rachel is hosting the Kindness Karnival with Love Your Body Day this year! We are partnering with the Women's Center, and the theme of this years’ event is "Be kind to everyBODY".

We will be promoting kindness, and hope you will join us to make Kutztown University a welcoming place for all. We are asking clubs, organizations, departments, sports, and all members of the KU community to join in to have an afternoon of kindness to your body, whether through loving your body or respecting your body.

Clubs are invited to join and host a table by registering here.

Monday, February 28th

6pm - 9pm

MCC Unity Room

Black History Month Poetry Night

Join us for a night of poetry in celebration of Black History Month and inspired by the Black experience. Come to listen, share love & light. If you would like to submit your work please sign up here.

Tuesday, March 1st

11am-1pm

MSU table

Zero Discrimination Day

Zero Discrimination Day is recognized globally every year. Join us to celebrate the right of everyone to live a full and productive life with dignity. 

Thursday, March 3rd

11am - 12pm

Academic Forum 103

Safe Space Training

See description above. Please RSVP on Engage.

Tuesday, March 8th and Wednesday, March 9th

MSU and Boxwood House

International Women's Day

Together, with the Women's Center, we will honor this global day to celebrate the political, social, cultural and economic achievements of women. Events will include a focus on period poverty, discovering your femininity, and more. This year's theme is to #BreaktheBias

Thursday, March 31st

11am-2pm

MSU Table

Transgender Day of Visibility

International Transgender Day of Visibility is an annual event dedicated to honoring transgender people, celebrating their contributions to society and raising awareness of discrimination faced worldwide. Stop by our awareness table to learn more.

Thursday, March 31st

7pm

Schaeffer Auditorium

Co-sponsored with the Kutztown University Activities Board

Annual Allies Drag Show

Our annual Drag Show is back in person! We are excited to soon announce our host who has been on RuPaul's Drag Race season four and All-Stars... the show will also feature local professional Drag performers and students who audition to perform. Join us for a night of music and show-stopping talent!

Friday, April 8th

Stop by the center for materials to participate in the day of silence.

2pm - Break the silence

Boxwood House

National Day of Silence

On this annual event, people across the country engage in silent protest to bring attention to the silencing of LGBTQ people in schools. Students are invited to take action by choosing silence and then breaking the silence to raise awareness and support. 

Thursday, April 21st 

7pm

Old Main, Georgian Room

Allies Pride Prom

Come as you are! Join us for music, games, activities, food, and lots of fun at the Georgian Room in Old Main. It's a safe place for everyone to express themselves and experience prom. 

Tuesday, April 26th

11am - 1pm

MSU Table

Lesbian Visibility Day

Pride and visibility are important to raise awareness of the celebrations and struggles of marginalized groups. Visit our table to expand your knowledge and support of the Lesbian community.

Sunday, May 1st

More info to come

Lavender Graduation

Join us to celebrate the graduating students from the LGBTQA+ Resource Center and the Women's Center, as well as our graduates from FMLA and Allies. There will be food, music, and tons of fun! Help us celebrate our students and send them off from Kutztown into the world!

If you have been involved in either of the centers or the clubs, please reach out to lgbtqresourcecenter@kutztown.edu or womenscenter@kutztown.edu so we can honor you!