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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/Place/TimeEvent

September 14

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

LGBTQ Resource Center 10 Year Anniversary Open House

Come find out who we are and what we do on campus. Meet the staff, hear testimonials from students, find ways to get involved, and discover our programs.

                        LGBTQ Resource Center

                      Sponsored by the

        LGBTQ Resource Center Advisory Board

September 14

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

7 - 9 PM


LGBTQ Resource Center 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 17

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

5:15 - 6:16 PM

Bi/Pan/Poly-sexual and -romantic Group

For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly-sexual and -romantic Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, talk and casual hangout.


September 20

Reeve 307

 6:30 - 8:00 PM


The Ins and Outs of Bi/Pan/Poly - sexual and - romantic Dating

Facilitated by Drs. Amney Harper and Liz Cannon

Join us for a positive and affirming discussion of Bi/Pan/Poly –sexual and –romantic relationships, exploring the myths surrounding these relationships, and discussion about building a foundation for healthy relationships with a variety of relational dynamics.

Bisexual DragonPansexual Dragon 2Polysexual Dragon

                 Part of Red Zone Programming

September 21

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

4 - 5 PM

Queer Music Jam

Join us at the LGBTQ Resource Center to create our own music.  Bring an instrument, a voice, or the willingness to try what instruments we have.  All levels welcomed!

        Queer Jam

September 25

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

Noon - 1 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

Reeve 307

7 PM

Austen Hartke


 

Austen Hartke: Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians

How do the identities of transgender and Christian intersect? Austen Hartke, author of Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians and creator of the YouTube series Transgender and Christian, will share insight about parts of the Bible that relate to gender identity and the lives of transgender individuals. Austen will sign books after his talk; copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event. 

            Cosponsors:  LGBTQ Resource Center, Communication Department, First Presbyterian, Rainbow Alliance for HOPE, Women’s Center, Reeve Diversity & Inclusion, University Speaker Series

October 1

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

5:15 - 5:45 PM

Bi/Pan/Poly-sexual and -romantic Group

For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly-sexual and -romantic Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, talk and casual hangout.

October 1

Reeve 221

6 - 7:30 PM 

Queer Identity Round Table Series: QTPOC

In a safe and welcoming space, learn about how Queer and Transgender People of Color speak of their identities and their communities. Participants are encouraged to ask respectful questions. 

                     QTPOC Flag

October 2

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

Noon - 1 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 9

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

Noon - 1 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

Reeve 202

7 pm - 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.


October 15

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

5:15 - 6:16 PM


Bi/Pan/Poly-sexual and -romantic Group

For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly-sexual and -romantic Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, talk and casual hangout.

October 16

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

Noon - 1 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


International Pronouns Day

This day seeks to make asking, sharing, and respecting personal pronouns commonplace. ~pronounsday.org Visit us in Reeve concourse from 11:30 AM - 1 PM for information, photo ops and buttons. Visit the event page on our website and facebook for more details.

Co-Sponsors: Reeve Diversity & Inclusion Program and Women's Center

October 17

Sage 1214

7:00 PM

becoming trans-parent


Reading & Discussion - "Becoming Trans-Parent: One Family's Journey of Gender Transition" 

Sponsor: The English Department

Author Annett Grunseth's poems are frank, informative, full of feeling and love. From the family’s time-stopped shock to mother and daughter sharing clothes, a mother’s fierce defense of her daughter to those who exclude her, and advocacy for all in her daughter’s situation, Grunseth underscores the need for the family to make the journey too https://www.finishinglinepress.com/product/becoming-trans-parent-one-familys-journey-of-gender-transition-by-annette-langlois-grunseth/


October 22

Sage 1210

6 - 8:00 PM

we exist beyond the binary

Queer Film Series: We Exist: Beyond the Binary

One of the first films to document this growing community living life “beyond the binary” construct of gender. “We Exist” offers a first-hand account of what it is like to exist other than male or female while living within the confines of a world that is slow to catch up. ~weexist.co

Talk-back Panel following the film

October 19

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

4 - 5 PM


Queer Music Jam

Join us at the LGBTQ Resource Center to create our own music.  Bring an instrument, a voice, or the willingness to try what instruments we have.  All levels welcomed!

      Queer Jam

October 23

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

Noon - 1 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 29

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

5:15 - 6:16 PM



Bi/Pan/Poly-sexual and -romantic Group


For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly-sexual and -romantic Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, talk and casual hangout.



October 30

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

Noon - 1 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

Reeve 221

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Queer Identity Round Table Series: What does Asexual Discrimination Look Like?

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.


November 6

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

Noon - 1 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 6  

Sage 1210 

6-8 PM 

Queer Film Series: Mom’s Apple Pie: The Heart of the Lesbian Mothers’ Custody Movement

        While the fight for LGBTQ Civil Rights  movement was gaining momentum, the 1970s witnessed horrific custody battles for lesbian mothers. Mom’s Apple Pie: The Heart of the Lesbian Mothers’    Custody Movement” revisits the early tumultuous years of the lesbian custody movement through the  stories of five lesbian mothers and their four children.~frameline.org

Talk-back Panel following the film with same gender mothers from the Fox Valley Area.

November 12

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

5:15 - 6:16 PM



Bi/Pan/Poly-sexual and -romantic Group


For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly-sexual and -romantic Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, talk and casual hangout.



November 13

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

Noon - 1 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 15

Reeve Union Theater 307

7 - 8:30 PM

Queer Game Show

Students compete along side faculty and staff in a classic game show with a queer twist.  Does your team have what it takes? Team up, test your skills, and tickle your funny bone!

November 16


LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)


4 - 5 PM



Queer Music Jam


Join us at the LGBTQ Resource Center to create our own music.  Bring an instrument, a voice, or the willingness to try what instruments we have.  All levels welcomed!

       Queer Jam


November 20


LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)


Noon - 1 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 26


LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)


5:15 - 6:16 PM



Bi/Pan/Poly-sexual and -romantic Group


For those who identify in the Bi/Pan/Poly-sexual and -romantic Community, or think they might. Join us for coffee, tea, talk and casual hangout.



November 27

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

Noon - 1 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.

Novebmer 28

Reeve 202

6 - 7:30 PM

Baldwin Panel


Remembering James Baldwin's Legacy: A Conversation on Race, Gender and Sexual Identity 


Join Dr. Jerry Ward (retired Distinguished Professor of English and African American World Studies at Dillard University) and Dr. Donald P. Gagnon (Professor and Chair of the English Department in Theatre History at Western Connecticut State University) for a conversation on James Baldwin's influences and legacy.

Co-sponsors: Division of Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence, Men of Color Initiative, LGBTQ Resource Center, Rainbow Alliance for HOPE


Novemberer 30

Across Campus

1 - 4 PM


World AIDS Day

Join the LGBTQ Resource Center’s World AIDS Day Fact Hunt the day before World AIDS Day (December 1) 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 international 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.

December 3       

Reeve 221

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Queer Identity Round Tables: Queer and Ability

In a safe and welcoming space, learn about the intersections between ones queer identity and ability status. Participants are encouraged to ask respectful questions. 

December 4

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

Noon - 1 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 14

LGBTQ Resource Center (Campus Center for Equity & Diversity)

4 - 5 PM


Queer Music Jam

Join us at the LGBTQ Resource Center to create our own music.  Bring an instrument, a voice, or the willingness to try what instruments we have.  All levels welcomed!

       Queer Jam

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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