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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 11

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

5:00-6:00 pm


Bi/Pan/Poly Discussion Group

For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly/Non-Monosexual Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, and discussion.

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!

  • Knowing the resources and services offered by the Center increases knowledge about the LGBTQ+ Community.
  • Finding ways to be involved allows one to further skills for being an effective ally
  • Crafts and companionship increases self-care techniques.

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.

Selfcaretuesday

September 20

Reeve 306

6:30-8 pm

Queer Identity Round Tables: Bi/Pan/Poly

In a safe and welcoming space, learn about how people who are bisexual, pansexual, and polysexual speak of their identities and the Bi/Pan/Poly community.  Participants are encouraged to ask respectful questions.

  • Increases knowledge of nonmonosexual identities.
  • Examines myths about the bisexual community
  • Explores how the Bi/Pan/Poly identity intersects with other identities


September 25

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

5:00 - 6:00 pm


Bi/Pan/Poly Discussion Group

For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly/Non-Monosexual Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, and discussion.




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.

Selfcaretuesday

September 28

Campus Center for Equity & Diversity (classroom 006B)

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Queer Film Series: Margarita With A Straw (2014)

A rebellious young woman with cerebral palsy leaves her home in India to study in New York, unexpectedly falls in love, and embarks on an exhilarating journey of self-discovery. - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2929690/                      Talk-back to follow

  • Explores the intersections of bisexuality and ability
  • Looks at sexuality from a global perspective


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.

Selfcaretuesday

October 9

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

5:00 - 6:00 pm


Bi/Pan/Poly Discussion Group

For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly/Non-Monosexual Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, and discussion.

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.

Selfcaretuesday

October 12

Reeve 306

6:30 - 8 pm

Queer Identity Round Tables: Lesbian and Gay

In a safe and welcoming space, learn about how people who are lesbian and gay speak of their identities and the lesbian and gay communities.  Participants are encouraged to ask respectful questions.

  • Increases knowledge of gay and lesbian identities.
  • Examines similarities and differences between the lesbian and gay communities.
  • Explores how gay and lesbian identities intersect with other identities


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.

Selfcaretuesday

October 19

Reeve Union Theater

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Queer Film Series: I am Not Your Negro

This provocative documentary envisions the book James Baldwin, a gay black man, never finished.  “Remember This House” was to be about Baldwin’s personal account of the lives and assassinations of his friends Medgar Evers, Malcom X, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Followed by a Talk-back by Dr. Tony Laing, Director of the Men of Color Initiative

  • Increases knowledge of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement and Baldwin’s view of race in the U.S.
  • Shows us that sexuality is often erased even in films released in 2016.Shows us that sexuality is often erased even in films released in 2016.


October 23


LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)


5:00 - 6:00 pm


Bi/Pan/Poly Discussion Group

For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly/Non-Monosexual Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, and discussion.

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.

Selfcaretuesday

October 25

Reeve Union Theatre

5:30 - 7 pm

Queer Game Show: $100,000 Pyradmid

Students complete alongside faculty and staff in this classic game show with a queer twist. Does your team have what it takes? Team up and get to the top of the pyramid by guessing the correct word or phrase. Test your skills and tickle your funny bone!

  • Increases knowledge of LGBTQ+ Culture
  • Builds community.

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.

Selfcaretuesday

November 1

Reeve 212A

7:00-8:30 pm



Queer Identity Round Tables: Asexual

In a safe and welcoming space, learn about how people who are asexual speak of their identities and the Asexual Community.  Participants are encouraged to ask respectful questions.

  • Increases knowledge of asexual identities.
  • Explores myths of the Asexual Community
  • Explores how asexual identities intersect with other identities


November 3

3:00-4:30 pm

Reeve Union Theater

Co-sponsors:

American Indian Services, ITSO, HOPE, Reeve Diversity and Inclusion Program

Two-Spirit Panel Discussion

In this session, we will trace some of the historic roots and shed some light on the beliefs and non-binary identities that led to the adoption of the term “Two-Spirit". We will also discuss how tribal groups held (and hold) fluid gender roles and identities in sacred regard. Panelists include Mark Denning and Katrina Werchouski

Provides a more complete understanding of

  • the history and definition of the term “Two-Spirit."
  • the distinct difference between gender roles/identities and sexual identities as they pertain to Two-Spirit people.
  • how Two-Spirit people operate in the world today



November 6

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

5:00 - 6:00 pm



Bi/Pan/Poly Discussion Group

For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly/Non-Monosexual Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, and discussion.

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.

Selfcaretuesday

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.

Selfcaretuesday

November 15

Albee Upper Gym

7:00-8:30 pm

Archie Bunker's Neighborhood

A role-playing activity in which participants build the best community they can with the resources available.

  • Increases knowledge of privilege and discrimination

November 20

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

5:00 - 6:00 pm


Bi/Pan/Poly Discussion Group

For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly/Non-Monosexual Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, and discussion.

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.

Selfcaretuesday

November 29

Reeve Union Ballroom

6:30 - 8 pm

Co-sponsors include: Women’s Center, Men of Color Initiative, and Reeve Diversity and Inclusion Program


You. Me. We.: An Interactive Program on Racism, Sexism, and LGBTQ Issues

This dramatic presentation begins with a scene that exposes the often-unintentional ugliness of prejudice. It follows students as they attempt to navigate the sometimes-difficult terrain of diverse campus relationships. At the end of each scene the audience can confront the characters and voice their opinions on issues of race, sex sexual orientation, and gender.

  • Explore contemporary examples of biases surrounding race, sexuality, and gender and resulting microaggressions
  • Develop skills for addressing racism, sexism, homophobia, and transphobia


November 30

Reeve Union Theater

6:30 - 8:30pm

Co-sponsor: Reeve Diversity and Inclusion Program

Queer Film Series: Larry Kramer: In Love & Anger

 “Author, activist, and playwright Larry Kramer is a political firebrand who gave voice to the outrage and grief that inspired a generation to fight for their lives [against HIV/AIDS]. . . . This film shows what can happen when one person has the courage to challenge the system and encourage others to stand up and fight.” Followed by a Talk-back by Julie Kahrs, Health Promotion Coordinator, and Dr. Brandon Miller, Associate Vice-Chancellor of Enrollment Management

http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/larry-kramer-in-love-and-anger/synopsis.html  

  • Increase knowledge of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the homophobia that surrounded public and government responses.
  • Increase knowledge of activist skills
  • Increase historical knowledge of the gay community.



December 1

Across Campus

1:00 - 4:00 pm

World AIDS Day Fact Hunt

Join the LGBTQ Resource Center’s World AIDS Day Fact Hunt.  Look for tables throughout campus providing activities and education that will help you GET THE FACTS. Different tables will present different facts about HIV/AIDS from local, statewide, national, and global perspectives.  Use your knowledge to protect yourself and others from HIV infection and learn what you can do in your community to support those who are infected.

Increase knowledge of HIV/AIDS from the following perspectives:

  • How to protect yourself from contracting the virus.
  • Myths surrounding HIV/AIDS
  • Activism surrounding the history of the virus
  • How Art has been used effectively to educate about the virus


December 4

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

5:00 - 6:00 pm


Bi/Pan/Poly Discussion Group

For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly/Non-Monosexual Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, and discussion.

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.

Selfcaretuesday

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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