Events


May
11
12:00 PM12:00

Lavender Graduation

This ceremony will honor graduating undergraduate and graduate LGBTQIA students and recognize the leadership within our community. If you are a graduating student who would like to participate, please RSVP here. All undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff are invited to attned to celebrate the LGBTQIA graduates.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center

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Apr
26
12:00 PM12:00

BTGALA Event - Sounds of Liberation: Learning from Stonewall Activists Through Oral Histories

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in New York City, a watershed moment for the LGBTQIA rights movement. To celebrate and commemorate Stonewall and all that our queer and trans ancestors have had to face, join us for an audio gallery featuring voices of participants in the Stonewall riots, recorded by archivists at the NYC LGBT Community Center. Their stories will by juxtaposed with voices of Princeton LGBTQIA activists, drawn form the Princeton University LGBTQIA Oral History Project. Come listen, learn about and discuss this vital history for queer movements in the modern era.

Sponsored by Princeton BTGALA, the LGBT Center, and the New York City LGBT Community Center

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Apr
16
6:00 PM18:00

Q'nnections End of Year Party

For Q’nnections members only, this end-of-year celebration will serve as a thank-you gathering to all of those involved in making Q’nnections as successful as it has been for the past year. And of course, there will be activities, prizes, and delicious food.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center

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Apr
9
7:00 PM19:00

An Evening with Karamo Brown

Join us for a conversation with Karamo Brown, facilitated by LGBT Center Director Judy Jarvis. Karamo will share reflections on his life, experiences on two hit TV shows (The Real World and Queer Eye), the importance of mental health and wellness, and the intersections of his queer identities.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center

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Mar
27
12:00 PM12:00

Queer Men's Lunch

Undergraduate and graduate queer/gay/bi men students are invited for great food and conversation at a nearby off-campus restaurant. Drop in and join us. Lunch provided.

RSVP here. Once you RSVP, you will receive location information.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center

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Mar
24
3:00 PM15:00

Hack the Drag Show

After a weekend of planning and designing, come support your peers as they show off their creations! All are invited to come see the creations that Hack the Drag participants have made! Their wearable electronics will be featured on the runway, judged by members of the drag community as well as designers of tech for the grand prize.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center and the Council on Science and Technology

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Mar
22
to Mar 24

Hack the Drag

Hack the Drag is a weekend-long hackathon with the aim of providing a safe space for culturally relevant STEM-making and -teaching through wearable electronics and drag. Participants will design drag costumes that include programmable lights and other sensors. Groups of up to 4 participants will be guided through design iteration, circuit-making, and presentation. No prior experience in circuit-making or sewing is needed. Participants will make their creations throughout the weekend and show off the final product in a Sunday afternoon drag show. Food will be provided throughout the weekend.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center and the Council on Science and Technology

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Mar
22
9:00 AM09:00

Ally Project: Supporting LGBTQIA Students, Staff, and Faculty

Designed specifically for staff and faculty, the Ally Project explores ways to better support LGBTQIA students and colleagues and will cover topics such as language and terminology, being an ally to members of the LGBTQIA community, and campus resources. The session will be led by Dr. Zaneta Rago-Craft, Director of the Rutgers University Center for Social Justice Education & LGBT Communities. Register here.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center and the Office of Human Resources

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Mar
13
3:00 PM15:00

Hack the Drag Demonstration

Come stop by and find out what the upcoming “Hack the Drag” will be like, the amazing things you can create, and how the weekend will go. Here you can see what the wearable technology looks like in person.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center and the Council on Science and Technology

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Mar
7
12:00 PM12:00

McGraw Training on Trans Issues

In this workshop with Princeton LGBT Center staff Judy Jarvis and Eric Anglero, attendees will learn vocabulary relevant to trans and gender-nonconforming students, information on the campus climate for trans students, best practices for pronouns in the classroom, and a robust Q&A. We welcome assistant instructors with any and all levels of experience working with trans and gender-nonconforming students to attend.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center and the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning

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Feb
28
12:00 PM12:00

Bi+ Lunch

Undergraduate and graduate bisexual/queer/pansexual/fluid-identified students are invited for great food and conversation for our annual off-campus BPFQ lunch. Drop in and join us.

RSVP here. Once you RSVP, you will receive location information.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center

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Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

Q'nnections First Meeting

Q’nnections helps create an open, cohesive, and inclusive Princeton LGBTQIA community by gathering together undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff. Through regular formal and informal meetings, structural support, group dialogues, and community building, we provide an opportunity for all folks within the gender/sexuality kaleidoscope to be “q’nnected” with each other. At this semester’s kickoff dinner, participants will have the opportunity to bank and decorate their very own cookies! They will be assessed by our panel of judges, and the winning family will take home a prize! If you’re not yet a part of Q’nnections and you want to join, please email LGBT@princeton.edu

Sponsored by the LGBT Center

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Feb
22
to Feb 23

Oral History Project Training

  • Rainbow Lounge (Frist 246) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Princeton LGBTQIA Oral History Project (OHP) continues in 2019 with students interviewing LGBTQIA alumni about their lives. If you are interested in being part of the OHP team for the summer, join Professor Gill Frank for this training to learn hands-on oral history interviewing skills. Once you complete the workshop, you are eligible to apply for one of the paid summer student research assistant positions. Priority will be given to those who want to be part of the OHP team, but all those interested in learning oral history methods for research, etc. are encouraged to sign up.

RSVP here.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center, Princeton BTGALA, ProCES, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Princeton Histories Fund, and Princeton U. Library

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Feb
13
7:00 PM19:00

Navigating Queer Dating and Apps

As part of the LGB Center’s healthy sexuality series, join NYC Anti-Violence Project facilitators to talk about the world of queer dating apps like Grindr, Her, bumble, and Tinder. The workshop will increase understanding about how they work, the joys and challenges of apps, and how they function in the context of healthy relationships and hook-ups. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center, SHARE, and Health Promotion and Prevention Services

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Feb
11
4:00 PM16:00

Name Change Consultations

Trans rights law specialist Cooper Sirwatka will provide trans and gender-nonconforming students and staff with forms and advice about how to pursue a legal name change. this service will be provided by the LGBT Center at no cost.

Please email LGBT@princeton.edu to reserve a 30-minute one-on-one appointment.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center

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Feb
8
12:00 PM12:00

Gender Group Spring Kickoff

The Gender Group is a supportive and confidential place for questioning, genderqueer, non-binary, and trans students to discuss topics such as gender identity, friends and family, transitioning, and navigating campus. For time and location or more information, contact the LGBT Center.

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Feb
8
12:00 PM12:00

Upper Year Group Spring Kickoff

Upper Year Group is a group for LGBTQIA and questioning students to come together and discuss things like identity, orientation, and community. The group will meet over regularly scheduled lunches (which will be provided), so join us for fantastic food and dynamic discussions! Come when you can and leave when you must. For more information, contact the LGBT Center.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center

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Feb
8
12:00 PM12:00

First Year Group Spring Kickoff

Are you a first-year undergraduate student who identifies as LGBTQIA or questioning? Would you like to talk to students with similar identities about various subjects, from your favorite movies to how to support each other? This is the space for you! Facilitated by student leaders, join us for our kickoff meeting for the spring 2019 semester. Delicious lunch provided every week.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center

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Feb
7
12:00 PM12:00

Out in STEM

Our STEM gathering is an opportunity to meet other LGBTQIA members in the various STEM fields. This conversation will be facilitated by professors Sabine Petry (Molecular Biology) and Frans Pretorius (Physics) in a safe and confidential space. Lunch provided.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center

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Feb
6
7:00 PM19:00

Spring Kickback

Welcome in the spring semester at our annual queer bar take-over at Triumph Brewery. Join us for appetizers, soda, and beer (for those over 21 with a government ID). Undergrads, grads, staff, and faculty welcome.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center

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Jan
10
12:00 PM12:00

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Our STEM gathering is an opportunity to meet other LGBTQIA members in the various STEM fields. This conversation will be facilitated by professors Sabine Petry (Molecular Biology) and Frans Pretorius (Physics) in a safe and confidential space. Lunch provided.

Sponsored by the Center for Information Technology Policy and the LGBT Center.

 

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Dec
7
12:00 PM12:00

Hey Mom, I'm Gay

  • Princeton Rainbow Lounge (Frist 247) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Is this the first time you will be home and out? Are you thinking about coming out to friends and family over break? Are you looking to hear others’ stories about deciding whether or not to be out at home? Join us for a discussion about coming out or not at home. Everyone is invited to share their experiences, challenges, and celebrations. Lunch provided.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center and the LGBTQIA Peer Education Program

 

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Nov
27
6:00 PM18:00

Queering the Color Line

This is a welcoming and supportive space for LGBTQIA students of color to meet and hang out. Drop in to enjoy a free dinner and great conversation.

Sponsored by the Carl A. Fields Center, Frist Programs Office, LGBT Center, and Women’s Center

 

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Nov
15
4:30 PM16:30

BTGALA Series: Workshop with Jennicet Gutiérrez: How to Mobilize Communities for Trans and Queer Immigrant Justice

Join nationally renowned activist and Familia:TQLM community organizer Jennicet Gutiérrez for a workshop that will delve into how students can organize and be effective advocates for trans and queer immigrant communities. Jennicet will provide insight into the work that she and her organization have done to support trans and queer undocumented and Latinx communities over the past four years and concrete ways for people to engage going forward.

RSVP to lgbt@princeton.edu

Sponsored by Princeton BTGALA with support from the LGBT Center and and Women*s Center

 

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Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

Transgender Day of Remembrance with Keynote from Jennicet Gutiérrez

Join us as we gather for a program that uplifts and centers the lives and experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, followed by a vigil in remembrance of those who have been killed as a result of anti-trans bigotry and violence. Keynote will be given by Jennicet Gutiérrez, community organizer of Familia:TQLM.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center, Carl A. Fields Center, Office of Religious Life and Women*s Center

 

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Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Queering the Color Line

This is a welcoming and supportive space for LGBTQIA students of color to meet and hang out. Drop in to  enjoy a free dinner and great conversation.

Sponsored by the Carl A. Fields Center, Frist Programs Office, LGBT Center, and Women’s Center

 

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