The Center provides numerous community building opportunities each semester. For an overview of all of the major events, please see the list below:

  Events


Following is a short summary of this year's events and opportunities hosted or co-sponsored by the Center:


Spring 2019

 


Annual Iowa State LGBTQIA+ Community Events

Each year, student organizations and leaders, departments, and communities at Iowa State join together for campus-wide LGBTQIA+ community events. Below is a summary of the annual LGBTQIA+ community events for the next several years:

 

2018 - 2019

DateEventTimeLocation
Tuesday, August 21LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome6:00 - 8:00pmGreat Hall, Memorial Union
Wedneday, August 29Queer and Trans People of Color Fall Social5:00-7:00pmTBD
October 1 - 31LGBTQIA+ History MonthAll MonthAll Campus
Thursday, October 11National Coming Out DayAll DayAll Campus
Tuesday, November 20Trans Day of RemembranceAll DayAll Campus
February 15 - 17Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference (MBLGTACC)All Friday - All SundayWichita, Kansas
Sunday, March 31Trans Day of VisibilityAll DayAll Campus
April 8 - 14Pride WeekAll WeekAll Campus
Thursday, May 9Lavender Graduation3:00 - 5:00pmSun Room, Memorial Union

 

2019 - 2020

DateEventTimeLocation
Tuesday, August 27LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome6:00 - 8:00pmGreat Hall, Memorial Union
Second Week of ClassesQueer and Trans People of Color Community EventTBDTBD
October 1 - 31LGBTQIA+ History MonthAll DayAll Campus
Thursday, October 11National Coming Out DayAll DayAll Campus
October 25 - 262019 Iowa Queer College ConferenceAll DayUniversity of Northern Iowa
(Iowa Safe Schools)
Wednesday, November 20Trans Day of RemembranceAll DayAll Campus
FebruaryMidwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference (MBLGTACC)All Friday - All SaturdayTBD
Tuesday, March 31Trans Day of VisibilityAll DayAll Campus
April 6 - 12Pride WeekAll WeekAll Campus
Thursday, May 7Lavender Graduation3:00 - 5:00pmSun Room, Memorial Union

 

2020 - 2021

DateEventTimeLocation
Tuesday, August 25LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome6:00 - 8:00pmTBD
Second Week of ClassesQueer and Trans People of Color Community EventTBDTBD
October 1 - 31LGBTQIA+ History MonthAll DayAll Campus
Sunday, October 11National Coming Out DayAll DayAll Campus
Friday, November 20Trans Day of RemembranceAll DayAll Campus
FebruaryMidwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference (MBLGTACC)All Friday - All SaturdayTBD
Wednesday, March 31Trans Day of VisibilityAll DayAll Campus
April 5 - 11Pride WeekAll WeekAll Campus
Thursday, May 6Lavender Graduation3:00 - 5:00pmTBD

 

2021 - 2022

DateEventTimeLocation
Tuesday, August TBDLGBTQIA+ Community Welcome6:00 - 8:00pmTBD
Second Week of ClassesQueer and Trans People of Color Community EventTBDTBD
October 1 - 31LGBTQIA+ History MonthAll DayAll Campus
Monday, October 11National Coming Out DayAll DayAll Campus
Saturday, November 20Trans Day of RemembranceAll DayAll Campus
FebruaryMidwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference (MBLGTACC)All Friday - All SaturdayTBD
Thursday, March 31Trans Day of VisibilityAll DayAll Campus
April 4 - 10Pride WeekAll WeekAll Campus
Thursday, May TBDLavender Graduation3:00 - 5:00pmTBD

 

Past Events
 

Fall 2018

  • LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome | Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | 6:00 - 8:00pm | Great Hall, Memorial Union
  • Live Your Truth: A Queer and Trans People of Color Party | Wednesday, August 29 | 5:00 - 7:00pm | Cardinal Room, Memorial Union
  • Ames Community All Ages Drag Show | Saturday, September 1 | 6:30 - 9:00pm | Ames Public Library
  • Out & About: Horticulture Research Station Tour | Thursday, September 6, 2018 | Click link to RSVP by August 30th!
  • LGBTQIA+ History Month | October 1 - 31, 2018 | Campuswide
  • National Coming Out Day | Thursday, October 11, 2018 | Campuswide
  • Speakers Bureau Training | Deadline to apply October, 21, 2018
  • Life Hack: LGBTQIA+ and Going Home for Break | Thursday, November 8, 2018 | 1-2:30pm | 1064 Student Services
  • Out and About: Queer Crafts at The Workspace | Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | Click link to RSVP!
  • Trans Day of Remembrance | Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | Campuswide