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Information about the LGBTQ+ events and programs at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. A printable calendar of events is available.

Events

Each semester we publish a calendar of LGBTQ+ events and programs designed to increase awareness of LGBTQ+ culture and issues. All events are free and open to students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Signature Events

Throughout the year we host and sponsor events that promote LGBTQ+ acceptance and understanding.  Our signature Events include the LGBTQ Ally March, the Harvey Milk Commemorative Dinner, Lavender Graduation, Transaction week, and Together we make it Better campaign.


For a printable version of our calendar click here

Date/Time/PlaceEvent

September 15

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

7:00-9:00 pm

Annual Fall Kickoff Social!

We’re throwing a little get together at the LGBTQ Resource Center!  Come find out who we are and what do we do on campus. Meet the staff, hear testimonials from fellow students, find ways to get involved, and discover our Queer Peer Program.  Crafts! Food! Fun!


September 19

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

4:00-5:00 pm

Self-Care Tuesdays

Join us for a different activity each week!  Learn and develop self-care techniques that can transfer to other facets of your life.  A unique and fun activity each week.  Check Facebook for more information.


September 26

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

4:00-5:00 pm

Self-Care Tuesdays

Join us for a different activity each week!  Learn and develop self-care techniques that can transfer to other facets of your life.  A unique and fun activity each week.  Check Facebook for more information.


September 28

Campus Center for Equity & Diversity (classroom 006B)

6:30 pm

Queer Film Series: Margarita With A Straw (2014)

A rebellious young woman with cerebral palsy leavers her home in India to study in New York, unexpectedly falls in love, and embarks on an exhilarating journey of self-discovery.

Co-sponsors:

October 3

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

4:00-5:00 pm

Self-Care Tuesdays 

Join us for a different activity each week!  Learn and develop self-care techniques that can transfer to other facets of your life.  A unique and fun activity each week.  Check Facebook for more information.


October 10

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

4:00-5:00 pm

Self-Care Tuesdays 

Join us for a different activity each week!  Learn and develop self-care techniques that can transfer to other facets of your life.  A unique and fun activity each week.  Check Facebook for more information.


October 17

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

4:00-5:00 pm

Self-Care Tuesdays 

Join us for a different activity each week!  Learn and develop self-care techniques that can transfer to other facets of your life.  A unique and fun activity each week.  Check Facebook for more information.


October 24 

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity) 

4:00-5:00 pm

Self-Care Tuesdays 

Join us for a different activity each week!  Learn and develop self-care techniques that can transfer to other facets of your life.  A unique and fun activity each week.  Check Facebook for more information.


October 31 

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)  

4:00-5:00 pm

Self-Care Tuesdays 

Join us for a different activity each week!  Learn and develop self-care techniques that can transfer to other facets of your life.  A unique and fun activity each week.  Check Facebook for more information.


November 7 

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)   

4:00-5:00 pm

Self-Care Tuesdays 

Join us for a different activity each week!  Learn and develop self-care techniques that can transfer to other facets of your life.  A unique and fun activity each week.  Check Facebook for more information.

November 14 

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)   

4:00-5:00 pm

Self-Care Tuesdays 

Join us for a different activity each week!  Learn and develop self-care techniques that can transfer to other facets of your life.  A unique and fun activity each week.  Check Facebook for more information.


November 28  

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)   

4:00-5:00 pm

Self-Care Tuesdays 

Join us for a different activity each week!  Learn and develop self-care techniques that can transfer to other facets of your life.  A unique and fun activity each week.  Check Facebook for more information.


December 5 

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)    

4:00-5:00 pm

Self-Care Tuesdays 

Join us for a different activity each week!  Learn and develop self-care techniques that can transfer to other facets of your life.  A unique and fun activity each week.  Check Facebook for more information.

November ??

Albee Hall (upstairs gymnasium)

7:00 pm

Archie Bunker’s Neighborhood

A role-playing activity in which participants build the best community they can with the resources available.  Facilitated by Dr. Liz Cannon

Co-sponsor:  Reeve Diversity and Inclusion Programs

March 15

Campus Center for Equity & Diversity (classroom 006B)

6:30 pm

Queer Film Series: Game Face (2014)

This award winning documentary tells the parallel story of Fallon Fox, MMAs first transgender pro fighter, and Terrence Clemens, a young, ambitious and talented college basketball player in Oklahoma, who happens to be gay. - http://www.gamefacedoc.com Talkback following the film with Dr. Alicia Johnson, Director of the Women’s Center.

Co-sponsor: UWO Women’s Center


April 1

Reeve Memorial Union Ballroom 

9:30 am -            4:30 pm


TransAction Workshop: Creating Visibility *

An all-day workshop to encourage community among transgender,
non-binary, and gender non-conforming individuals and allies.

* Registration required

April 3

Campus Center for Equity & Diversity (classroom 006B)

12:00 pm


Queer Talk Show with guest D.A. Dirks

LGBTQ Resource Center Director Liz Cannon will interview guest D.A. Dirks, Senior System Academic Planner of Academic Programs and Educational Innovation at the University of Wisconsin System.

April 4

Reeve Memorial Union Theater (room 307)

5:30 pm


Queer Film Series - Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story (2014)

Former U.S. Navy SEAL Kristin Beck. This is her journey in search of the American ideals that she protected have a whole new meaning as she lives her life truthfully as a transgender woman.

Co-Sponsor: Reeve Diversity and Inclusion Programs

April 6

Sage Hall 1216

7:00 pm

Freedom Inc.: Telling Our Stories

This Hmong discussion panel will share their experiences living in Wisconsin as an LGBTQ+ person. Each is a member of Freedom, Inc. and work to educate about identities, end violence against people of color, and empower healthy communities in Wisconsin.

Co-Sponsors: Asian Student Association, Hmong Student Union, and Rainbow Alliance for H.O.P.E.


April 13

Reeve Memorial Union Ballroom

5:00 pm

8th Annual LGBTQ Ally March

    ~ Ballroom doors open at 5:00 (resource fair)
    ~ Rally begins at 5:30 (in the Ballroom)
    ~ March steps off on High Avenue at 6:30

On this day, we celebrate LGBTQ+ folk and our allies as we work
together to make our schools, communities, nation, and world safer and more accepting of diversity.

Co-Sponsor: Rainbow Alliance for H.O.P.E.

April 26

Reeve Memorial Union Theater (307)

6:30 pm


Dramatic Readings

The LGBTQIA+ written word brought to life by personal voice.

May 4


7:00 - 9:00 pm

14th Annual Lavender Graduation

An evening celebration honoring the achievements and contributions of LGBTQ+ students, faculty, staff, and allies. To attend and for more information, contact the LGBTQ Resource Center.


May 8

UW Oshkosh  Women's Center

12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Finals Survival Night

If you need a place to study or de-stress, we are here for you! We will be staying open late and have coloring books, board and video games, and other activities to help get you through the stress of finals. Survival kits filled with goodies will be available, while supplies last.

Sponsored by: Women’s Center & Women’s Advocacy Council


May 22

Reeve Memorial Union Ballroom

6:00 pm

7th Annual Harvey Milk Commemorative Dinner

This fundraiser honors the courage and spirit of Harvey Milk, whose
activism set an example of the crucial connection between education and social change. Your support helps us create an endowed
scholarship fund specifically for LGBTQ+ students here at UW
Oshkosh and in the greater Fox Valley.


Contact Us

UW Oshkosh LGBTQ Resource Center

(920) 424-3465

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717 W. Irving Ave.

Oshkosh, WI 54901

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Hours

Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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