GLBTQ Awareness Week Spring 2013
Monday April 15th
Festival of Colors
GLBTQA performers, information tables, and lunch. This is a social and informative event about the GLBTQ community. GLBTQ organizations from across the nation and across different NMSU departments will be present to help educate our campus about issues that affect the GLBTQ community.
- Outdoor Stage of Corbett Center
- 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
"If These Walls Could Talk 2"
This movie features three separate storylines about lesbian couples in three different time periods and about the various issues related to struggles when a partner dies, the feminist movement, and pregnancy.
- Milton Hall Digital Media Theater
- 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Tuesday April 16th
Comedian Ian Harvie
Ian is transgender man who does comedy shows to discuss sexuality and gender.
- Corbett Center Auditorium
- 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Wednesday April 17th
Keynote Speaker Nathan Phelps
Nathan "Nate" Phelps is an American-born Canadian author, LGBT rights activist, and public speaker on the topics of religion and child abuse. He is the son of radical West Borrow Baptist church leader Fred Phelps. Nate Phelps will be sharing his life experiences and how important acceptance is. Ballrooms in Corbett Center
- Corbett Center Ballrooms
- 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Thursday April 18th
Safe Zone Training
Provided by the Sexual and Gender Diversity Resource Center. Safe Zone Training provides more GLBTQ awareness within the NMSU community and helps to ensure that we are truly a safe campus. Teaching our campus community about the unique experiences of GLBTQ people allows more visibility and understanding of the diversity of our peers.
- Teaching Academy (Milton Hall Room 20)
- 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Professional performers from New Mexico rock the stage in full drag. Come celebrate diversity in gender expression and get your socks rocked off at the same time! Free refreshments will be provided.
- Auditorium in Corbett Center
- 7:00 – 10:00 PM
Friday April 19th
Lavender Graduation and Recognition Dinner
Graduating students will be recognized for their hard work, leadership and commitment to diversity with Academic and Leadership Diversity Stoles at this bi-annual event. Tickets are $20. Please contact the SGDRC at 575-646-7031 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- NMSU Golf Course Banquet Room
- 5:00 – 7:00 PM
'90s High School Dance
- Corbett Center Aggie Underground
- 9:00 PM - Midnight
We would like to thank ASNMSU, Stonewall QSA, and WAVE for making these events possible.