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April 8 - 14, 2019

Celebrating LGBTQIA+ identities, pride, community, leadership, and culture!

Thursday, March 28

Trans Narratives: Trans Voices, Visibility, & Art
11:30 - 12:30pm
Outside the Parks Library
Sponsored by: The Trans Action Team, Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success

Wednesday, April 3

Celebrating 10 Years of Marriage Equality
4:00 - 5:00pm
The Center, 3224 Memorial Union
Hosted by: LGBTQA+ Faculty & Staff Association, Center for LGBTIQA+ Student Success

Queers in STEM Careers: A Panel Event
7:00 - 9:00pm
1330 Advanced Teaching and Resources Building
Hosted by: Out in Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (oSTEM) at Iowa State University

Details: Event PDF

Saturday, April 6

Transforming Gender & Society Conference
9:00am - 5:00pm
Memorial Union, Iowa State University
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Hosted by: Women's and Gender Studies Program

All-Ages Drag Show
6:30 - 7:15pm
Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave. Ames, IA 50010
Hosted by: Ames Public Library, Ames Pride

Tuesday, April 9

Students for Cultivating Change Informational Session
6:00 - 7:00pm
0008 Curtiss Hall
Hosted by: Students for Cultivating Change Interest Group

Details: Informational session for a new student organization being formed at ISU called Students for Cultivating Change. This organization will focus on professionalism, networking, education, and advocacy as it relates to LGBTQIA+ identities and topics within the agricultural community.

Film Screening: Major!
7:00 - 9:00pm
The Center, 3224 Memorial Union
Hosted by: Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success

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Details: [This event is a repeat of an event held on Tuesday, February 5 in 101 Carver due to technology challenges experienced. We hope you'll join us for this rescheduled event and the first film screening in the comfort of our new home in 3224 Memorial Union.]

In honor of Black History Month, the documentary MAJOR! explores the life of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years. All are welcome to join for film screening and discussion!

Screening will include closed captioning. Snacks will be provided, including vegan and gluten free options.Gender-inclusive restrooms are located immediately adjacent to the Center. For accommodations or questions, contact 515-294-5433 or

Friday, April 12

LGBTQ Career Expo - Let's Get Hired
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, 1331 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309
Hosted by: Iowa Safe Schools, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Godspell (April 5-14)
7:30pm (other days and times may vary)
Fisher Theater
Hosted by: ISU Theatre Department

Pride Prom
8:00 - 10:00pm
Great Hall, Memorial Union
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Hosted by: ISU Pride Alliance, Gamma Rho Lambda, Omicron Chapter

Details: Pride Prom is an event for anyone who wants to relive, or experience for the first time, a LGBTQIA+ inclusive prom! This is a formal event, dress up in the best you have and are comfortable with! Come dance with friends both old and new, and enjoy food and refreshments!

Tickets are $5 in advance (marketplace) or $8 (cash) at the door. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to The Trevor Project, a nonprofit focused on LGBT youth and suicide prevention. Tickets can be purchased at ISU Pride Alliance office hours and meetings.

Planning for 2019?

Pride Week 2019 is April 8-14. If you are interested in submitting an event for Pride Week 2019, please complete the event submission form. All submissions are due by Thursday, March 28, 2019 by 11:59pm.