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  • Fall 2021 Calendar of Events

    Fall 2021 Calendar of Events

    AUGUST

    Tuesday 24th, 11am-1pmInfo Table - Helmke Entrance Tables  

    Tuesday 24th, 5pm-7pmNew Year Block Party - Amphitheatre/ Friends' Pavilion 

    Wednesday 25th, 11am-1pmInfo Table - Kettler Lobby

    Wednesday 25th, 6pmBe Kind to Humankind Workshop - Student Housing Clubhouse

    Thursday 26th, 10am-4pmOpen House - The Q Center (Walb Union 215)

    Thursday 26th, 5pm-7pmLGBTQ+ Mixer - The Q Center (Walb Union 215)  

    Monday 30th, 11am-1pmInfo Table - Helmke Entrance Tables 

    Tuesday 31st, 11am-1pmInfo Table - Kettler Lobby

    SEPTEMBER

    Wednesday 1st, 11am-1pm - Info Table - Walb Union Bookstore Hallway 

    Thursday 2nd, 11am-1pm - Info Table - Walb Union Bookstore Hallway 

    Thursday 2nd, 5pm-7pm - Intersecting Identities: Faith & LGBTQ+ - Walb Union 114

    Friday 3rd, 12pm-3pm - Planting & Picnicking - Aquarius Park 

    Wednesday 8th, 12pm-1pm - College 101 - Walb Union 114

    Wednesday 8th, 5pm-6pm - Queer Wellness: Health Rhythms - MCB 102

    Thursday 9th, 5pm-9pm - GAYmer Night - IDEASpace

    Monday 13th, 12pm-1pm - Mastodon Ally Training - Walb Union 114

    Tuesday 14th, 12pm-1pm - Suicide Prevention & Warning Signs - Walb Union 222-226

    Thursday 16th, 6pm-7pm - Queer Wellness: Music Affinity Support Group - MCB 102

    Monday 20th, 6pm-7pm - Students with Families: Crucial Conversations with Kids - Zoom 

    Tuesday 21st, 11am-1pm - Free Rapid HIV Testing - Walb Union 222-226

    Wednesday 22nd, 12pm-1pm - Studying Abroad while LGBTQ+ - Walb Union 114

    Thursday 30th, 5pm-6pm - Queer Wellness: Music Affinity Support Group - MCB 102

    OCTOBER

    PRIDE WEEK

    Friday 1st, 7pm-10pm - Drag Show - International Ballroom

    Monday 4th, 11am-2pm - Pride Fair & March - Alumni Plaza/ Aquarius Park 

    Tuesday 5th, 12pm-1pm - Pride Week Keynote Speaker - Walb Union 222-226 

    Tuesday 5th, 5pm-7pm - Pride Week Keynote Speaker - Classic Ballroom 

    Wednesday 6th, 6pm-9pm - GAYmer Night - Classic Ballroom

    Thursday 7th, 6pm-9pm - Drag Bingo - Classic Ballroom

    Friday 8th, 10am-4pm - Queer Crafting - The Q Center (Walb Union 215)

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    Monday 11th, 10am-4pm - National Coming Out Day Photobooth - Alumni Plaza

    Monday 11th, 12pm-1:30pm - Coming Out for Mental Health - Walb Union 222-226

    Wednesday 13th, 4pm-6pm - Info Table - Student Housing Clubhouse

    Wednesday 13th, 6pm-8pm - Domestic Violence Vigil - Classic Ballroom

    Thursday 14th, 5pm-6pm - Queer Wellness: Music Affinity Support Group - MCB 102

    Wednesday 20th, 11am-1pm - International Pronouns Day Info Table - Walb Union Bookstore Hallway 

    Thursday 21st, 12pm-1pm - Queer Wellness: Alcohol & Addiction - Walb Union 222-226

    Monday 25th, 12pm-1pm - Mastodon Ally Training: Queer History - Walb Union 114

    Tuesday 26th, 11am-1pm - Free Rapid HIV Testing - ODMA (Walb Union 118)

    Wednesday 27th, 8pm-10pm - Spooky Skate Night - Rollerdome North

    Thursday 28th, 11am-1pm - Queer Wellness: Music Affinity Support Group - MCB 102

    Thursday 28th, 5pm-6pm - Resume Reviews - The Q Center (Walb Union 215) 

    NOVEMBER

    Tuesday 2nd, 5pm-7pm - Awareness to Action: Stop Asian-Hate - Walb Union 222-226

    Friday 5th, 10am-4pm - Queer Crafting - The Q Center (Walb Union 215)

    Monday 8th, 5pm-8pm - GAYmer Night - Student Housing Clubhouse

    Tuesday 9th, 12pm-1pm - Awareness to Action: Black Lives Matter - Walb Union 222-226

    Thursday 11th, 5pm-6pm - Queer Wellness: Music Affinity Support Groups - MCB 102

    Tuesday 16th, 5pm-7pm - Awareness to Action: Anti-Trans Legislation - Walb Union 222-226

    Wednesday 17th, 12pm-1pm - Mastodon Ally Training: Trans 101 - Walb Union 114

    Friday 19th - Trans Day of Remembrance (Observation)

    Monday 22nd, 12pm-1pm - Queer Wellness: Mental Health Check-In - Walb Union G21

    Tuesday 23rd, 12pm-1pm - Awareness to Action: Reproductive Rights - Walb Union 222-226

    Tuesday 23rd, 5pm-8pm - Alternative Thanksgiving - Student Housing Clubhouse

    DECEMBER

    Wednesday 1st - World AIDS Day

    Thursday 2nd, 5pm-6pm - Queer Wellness: Music Affinity Support Group - MCB 102

    Wednesday 8th, 5pm-6pm - Queer Wellness: Health Rhythms - MCB 102

    Thursday 16th, 5pm-6pm - Queer Wellness: Music Affinity Support Group - MCB 102

  • LGBTTalks

    LGBTTalks

    LGBTTalks are our monthly support group sessions. They are led by Q Center staff and/or a student volunteer, and are a safe and confidential space to talk about issues that you may be experiencing with your peers. This year, LGBTTalks will continue to be held virtually through our Discord server.

  • Pride Week

    Pride Week

    WHAT IS PRIDE WEEK?

    Begun in fall 2020, PFW Pride Week is an annual week of events to celebrate LGBTQIA+ students, faculty, and staff. Our Pride Week is held in October, to mark the beginning of LGBT History Month.

    PRIDE WEEK EVENTS

    Friday October 1st, 7pm-10pm - Drag Show: International Ballroom

    Monday October 4th, 11am-2pm - Pride Fair & March: Alumni Plaza/ Aquarius Park 

    Tuesday October 5th, 12pm-1pm - Pride Week Keynote Speaker: Walb Union 222-226 

    Tuesday October 5th, 5pm-7pm - Pride Week Keynote Speaker: Classic Ballroom 

    Wednesday October 6th, 6pm-9pm - GAYmer Night: Classic Ballroom

    Thursday October 7th, 6pm-9pm - Drag Bingo: Classic Ballroom

    Friday October 8th, 10am-4pm - Queer Crafting: The Q Center (Walb Union 215)

  • Queer Wellness

    Queer Wellness

    WHAT IS "QUEER WELLNESS"?

    Being well both physically and mentally is an essential part of your success in college, and the Queer Wellness series is designed to help you do just that. These programs focus on specific health issues facing the LGBTQIA+ community, developing healthy coping skills and habits, and giving you space to relax and recharge.

    QUEER WELLNESS EVENTS

    Wednesday September 8th, 5pm-6pm - Health Rhythms - Modular Classroom Building (MCB) 102

    Thursday September 16th, 6pm-7pm - Music Affinity Support Group - MCB 102

    Thursday September 30th, 5pm-6pm - Music Affinity Support Group - MCB 102

    Thursday October 14th, 5pm-6pm - Music Affinity Support Group - MCB 102

    Thursday October 21st, 12pm-1pm - Alcohol & Addiction - Walb Union 222-226

    Thursday October 28th, 11am-1pm - Music Affinity Support Group - MCB 102

    Thursday November 11th, 5pm-6pm - Music Affinity Support Groups - MCB 102

    Monday November 22nd, 12pm-1pm - Mental Health Check-In - Walb Union G21

    Thursday December 2nd, 5pm-6pm - Music Affinity Support Group - MCB 102

    Wednesday December 8th, 5pm-6pm - Health Rhythms - MCB 102

    Thursday December 16th, 5pm-6pm - Music Affinity Support Group - MCB 102

  • Days of Visibility and Remembrance

    Days of Visibility and Remembrance

    JANUARY

    International Holocaust Remembrance Day - January 27th

    FEBRUARY

    Black History Month

    Aromatic Spectrum Awareness Week - First week following Valentine's Day

    World Day of Social Justice - February 20th

    MARCH

    Bisexual Health Awareness Month

    Women's History Month

    International Women's Day - March 8th

    Transgender Day of Visibility - March 31st

    APRIL

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    International Asexuality Day - April 6th

    National Transgender HIV Testing Day - April 18th

    Lesbian Visibility Day - April 26th

    MAY

    Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

    Jewish American Heritage Month

    Mental Health Awareness Month

    International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia - May 17th

    World AIDS Vaccine Day - May 18th

    Agender Pride Day - May 19th

    Pansexual & Panromantic Visibility Day - May 24th

    JUNE

    Pride Month

    HIV Long Term Survivors Awareness Day - June 5th

    Pulse Night of Remembrance  - June 12th

    Juneteenth - June 19th

    LGBT Equality Day/Anniversary of Same-Sex Marriage Equality in the US - June 26th

    Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots - June 28th

    JULY

    International Non Binary People's Day - July 14th

    Non Binary Awareness Week - Week of July 14th

    Drag Day - July 16th

    Fort Wayne Pride - Third Weekend in July

    AUGUST

    International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples - August 9th

    Women's Equality Day - August 26th

    SEPTEMBER

    National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15th-Oct 15th)

    Bisexual Awareness Week - Week of September 23rd

    Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd

    OCTOBER

    LGBT History Month

    Filipino American History Month

    International Lesbian Day - October 8th

    World Mental Health Day - October 10th

    National Coming Out Day - October 11th

    International Pronouns Day - 3rd Wednesday of October

    Asexual Awareness Week - 3rd Week in October

    Intersex Awareness DayOctober 26th

    NOVEMBER

    Native American Heritage Month

    Trans Awareness Month

    Trans Parent Day - 1st Sunday in November

    Intersex Day of Remembrance - November 8th

    Transgender Awareness Week - 2nd Week of November

    Trans Day of Remembrance - November 20th

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - November 25th

    DECEMBER

    World AIDS Day - December 1st

    International Day of Persons with Disabilities  - December 3rd

    Pansexual Pride Day - December 8th

    Human Rights Day - December 10th

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