LGBTQ History Month

Wednesdays & Fridays

QPR-Suicide Prevention Training

12:00PM | CAPS – Student Service Center 1, 3rd Floor

In 2019, a survey of 34,808 LGBTQ youth found 39% seriously considered suicide within the last year. Become a suicide prevention advocate by attending QPR training with CAPS. Ask a question, save a life! RSPV to tabdulra@central.uh.edu. Sponsored by the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).

October 17th

GLOBAL Meeting: Intersectionality and You

6:00PM – 7:30PM | Student Center South, Midtown Room

What does intersectionality mean to you? In this meeting, we will encourage attendees to find their own points of intersectionality in their lives and invite them to share their experiences. Content warnings for potential mentions of transphobia, homophobia, biphobia, racism, ableism, and other sensitive topics. Please take the necessary precautions to take care of yourself before deciding to attend. Sponsored by UH GLOBAL.

October 18th

Fluidity Conference

10:00AM – 4:00PM | Student Center South, Houston Room

The LGBTQ Resource Center is sponsoring a campus-wide conference for students, by students focused on the spectrum of sexuality and sexual orientation as it relates to visibility, activism, intersectionality, and more. Register today. Sponsored by the LGBTQ Resource Center.

October 22nd

Cougar Ally 2.0: Trans 101

11:00AM – 12:30PM | Student Center South, Heights Room

This workshop will introduce participants to transgender terms, issues, and identities. They will gain a better understanding of the experiences and needs of the transgender community on campus in order to cultivate a culture of trans inclusion. Sponsored by the LGBTQ Resource Center.

October 24th

“You Can’t Sit With Us”: Gatekeeping Within the LGBTQIA+ Community

5:00PM – 6:00PM | Student Center South, Suite B12

Have you ever been told you weren’t queer enough? Have you ever felt like an outsider in your own community, or known someone who has? Join our REACH Diversity Peer Educators at this cultural conversation as they discuss gatekeeping within the LGBTQIA+ Community. Share your own experiences with exclusion in what should be a safe space. Sponsored by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion.

GLOBAL Meeting: Zine Making 101

6:00PM – 7:30PM | Student Center North, Synergy Room

"Zine (noun): a noncommercial often homemade or online publication usually devoted to specialized and often unconventional subject matter." Zines have been ever-present in the LGBTQ+ community to share information, stories, and art. At this meeting, we will show you how to make your own zine, add a page to a GLOBAL community zine, and where to find more LGBTQ+ zines online! Sponsored by UH GLOBAL.

October 30th

Coming Out Monologues

6:30PM | Student Center South, Theater

The LGBTQ Resource Center and GLOBAL host the 5th annual production of the Coming Out Monologues. Experience an engaging performance of students sharing their personal stories. Some are sad and some funny, but all empower people to embrace their identities. Doors open at 6:15 PM. Sponsored by the LGBTQ Resource Center and UH GLOBAL.

October 31st

GLOBAL Meeting: Halloween Hangout

6:00PM – 7:30PM | Student Center South, Midtown Room

Got Spooky-scary skeletons tingling down your spine about going to Halloween events on campus alone? Come hangout with GLOBAL in your most terrifyingly awesome costume and play some games! Sponsored by the UH GLOBAL.