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Join us for a series of campuswide activities and programs that address lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) issues.

Events and activities organized by one or more of the following: Student Life, the Curriculum Transformation Project, Office of Student Engagement, Campus Activities Board and Gender and Sexuality Studies Program.


Monday, Oct. 8

Into the Crevasse: An Evening with Queer Songwriter Jack Pinder

Coming Out Week kicks off in this unique solo performance with trans and queer singer-songwriter Jack Pinder sharing stories behind his songs, exploring gay history and themes of queer experience, adversity, and what it really takes to blaze one's own trail. 
7 p.m. Humanities Building Room 112


Tuesday, Oct. 9

My Coming Out Journey: Weird, Funny and Hard Stories About Figuring Myself Out

Discussion with the students of the Gay-Straight Alliance.
3:30 p.m. CALT 107


Wednesday, Oct. 10

Coming Out Fair

Meet representatives from AACC organizations and from the surrounding area who serve our LGBTQ+ community.
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dining Hall


Thursday, Oct. 11

Coming Out Fair

Meet representatives from AACC organizations and from the surrounding area who serve our LGBTQ+ community.
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dining Hall

Intergroup Dialogue "No Fats, No Femmes, No Asians or Chocolate"

An engaging, candid and provocative discussion of issues of prejudice and discrimination within queer communities.
6:30 p.m. Humanities Building Room 112


Friday, Oct. 12

Rainbow Network Training

Led by Professor Robert Hurd, Ph.D., the AACC Rainbow Network training helps learn more about the LGBTQ+ identity, homophobia and heterosexism. It provides strategies for supporting LGBTQ+ members of the campus community and for connecting with others who are committed to this cause.
1-4 p.m. Humanities Building Room 129


Saturday, Oct. 13

Coming Out Dance

Everyone is welcome to come out and dance as their true, authentic selves. Hosted by the Gay/Straight Alliance.
8 p.m. Dining Hall

Additional Resources

More for Coming Out Week


Truxal Library

Check out an exhibit of artifacts and literature addressing LGBT topics at the Truxal Library.


Health & Wellness Center

Visit the Health & Wellness Center and get information about services available for LGBT students, faculty and staff.