Upcoming Events

Lunch and Learn

3/25/15

Staff and Faculty meet for lunch to discuss advanced LGBT issues, socialize, relax, and network with LGBTAs. Topic TBD

Gay? Fine By Me T-shirt Give Away

4/15/15
11:00am – 1:00pm
Butler Plaza (in front of MD Anderson Library)

To raise awareness about the Day of Silence, The LGBT Resource Center with the help of the Cloverdale Foundation and UH’s Gamma Rho Lambda will be giving away 700 T-shirts - FREE. Everyone will get to choose one of the colors of the rainbow for their t-shirt that says "Gay? Fine By Me! We will also pass out information about the Day of Silence. All students who wear their Gay? Fine By Me t-shirt and stop into the LGBT Resource Center will receive a Cougar Trading Card AND a chance to win a $200 Amazon Shopping Spree. All LGBTs and allies at the University of Houston are welcome to join in.

Polyamorous Workshop Series

Sunday, 1/18/15
Sunday, 2/15/15
Sunday, 3/15/15
Sunday, 4/19/15

LGBT Resource Center, Student Center N201
Polyamory is the practice, desire, or acceptance of having more than one intimate relationship at a time with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved. It is distinct from swinging (which emphasizes sex with others as merely recreational) and may or may not include polysexuality (attraction towards multiple genders and/or sexes). This will be a structured monthly discussion about poly and its various aspects such as boundaries, compersion, communication, jealously, and relationship styles.

Annual Events

Ice Cream Social & Movie

The Ice Cream Social is held each September to welcome LGBT students back to campus, to reconnect with old friends and make new ones.

  • Who:
    LGBT Students, Staff, Faculty, and Allies - You!
  • Where:
    A.D. Bruce Religion Center, 2nd Floor Atrium
  • When:
    Every Fall Semester
  • Sponsors:
    United Campus Ministry

National Coming Out Day

Every October 11th, thousands of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their allies celebrate National Coming Out Day. The UH LGBT community and Allies use the week surrounding October 11th as a time to educate the UH community on LGBT issues.

World AIDS Day

Recognized on December 1st, World Aids Day raises awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. AIDS Awareness Week educates the campus community about AIDS and its impact on the local and global communities.

Day of Silence

4/17/15

Every April, the Day of Silence brings attention to anti-LGBT bullying, harassment and discrimination that occurs in schools. Students observe the day in silence to echo the silence that LGBT and ally students face every day. All students who wear their Gay? Fine By Me t-shirt and stop into the LGBT Resource Center will receive a Cougar Trading Card AND a chance to win a grand prize TBD.

Lavender Graduation

Friday, May 1, 2015, 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Heights Rm. 224, Student Center South

This year we will be holding our very first bi-annual Lavender Graduation. This graduation is a celebration of LGBTQIA+ students and ally students to commensurate such a milestone, a milestone that at times is more difficult for LGBTQIA+ students.

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