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2010

Division of Student Affairs, Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs

LGBTQ Month

History

LGBTQ History Month Opening Reception Wednesday, September 29

11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Plaza Rooms Middle and West, Mack Student Center, North Campus Join us for student speaker and keynote speaker Malcolm Lazin, founder of the Equality Forum and National GLBT History Month and former assistant U.S. attorney. During the program students will have an opportunity to view the international LGBTQ icons for the month of October as well as enjoy light food and refreshments. Contact: Annick Aska at (516) 463-6796 or Annick.Aska@hofstra.edu Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs.

Threading Love for Youth October 1-November 22

260 Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, North Campus Beginning in October, make a handmade scarf, beanie, gloves/mittens, and other winter accessories to benefit Love Threads. Love Threads is a national nonprofit organization aimed at increasing public awareness of homelessness among LGBTQ youth, through education, empowerment and social justice. In addition, write an anonymous inspirational note, quote, or tell your own story; a note can be long or short — it will be attached to the winter accessory. All items need to be dropped off by Monday, November 22, 2010. Yarn and crochet needles can be signed out in 260 Mack Student Center, North Campus. To explore other service opportunities, please visit hofstra.edu/oslaservice. Contact: Call (516) 463-6914 Co-sponsored by The Pride Network and the Office of Student Leadership and Activities.

Voices of the Rainbow Monday-Friday, October 4-8

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Main Dining Room, Mack Student Center, North Campus Visit the Main Dining Room and add your words or drawings of support for the LGBTQ community. The pieces of the flag will be assembled and hung in the Main Dining Room for the remainder of the month. Contact: Arianne Romeo at (516) 463-6914 or OSLA@hofstra.edu Sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership and Activities.

Midnight Movie: MILK Saturday, October 9

Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center, North Campus Come watch a midnight showing of Milk, nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture! Starring Sean Penn as Harvey Milk, the first openly gay politician to be elected in California and the third to ever be elected in the United States, the film examines his entry into California politics and into the world of fighting for civil and political rights for the gay community of San Francisco. Contact: HofstraEntertainment@gmail.com or (516) 463-6969 Co-sponsored by Entertainment Unlimited, Division of Student Affairs, and the Resident Student Association.

LGBTQ History Month

National Coming Out Day Monday, October 11

True Life: I’m Out at Hofstra — A National Coming Out Day Event Monday, October 11

7-9 p.m. Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center, North Campus Come hear about what it is like to be “out” at Hofstra University, as a panel of students talk about their day-to-day lives in the social, cultural, and academic circles here at Hofstra. Contact: Annick Aska at (516) 463-6796 or Annick.Aska@hofstra.edu Co-sponsored by The Pride Network and the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs.

“Out” in the Workplace Event: A Program for the LGBTQ Community Thursday, October 14

7-9 p.m. Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, North Campus Please join The Career Center, Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs, The Pride Network and LGBT Studies Program for a panel discussion with employers and Hofstra alumni who will share their experiences about being gay in the workplace. Students are invited to ask questions of the panel members in this casual, safe environment. There will be time for networking. Contact: Fred Burke at Fred.Burke@hofstra.edu or (516) 463-6060 Co-sponsored by The Career Center, Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs, The Pride Network, and the Hofstra LGBT Studies Program.

The Pride Network Coffee House Series: Open Mic Night Saturday, October 16

8-10 p.m. Plaza Room West, Mack Student Center, North Campus Come enjoy FREE coffee, cookies and brownies at The Pride Network’s Open Mic Night. Come hear Hofstra’s musicians, poets, spoken word artists, and comedians. The mic is open to everyone! Contact: The Pride Network at (516) 463-6047 Sponsored by The Pride Network.

Movie: Gay Pioneers Tuesday, October 26

7-9 p.m. Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center, North Campus Gay Pioneers is the story of the first organized annual gay civil rights demonstrations held in Philadelphia, New York and Washington, D.C. from 1965 to 1969. When few would publicly identify themselves as gay, these brave pioneers challenged pervasive homophobia. Gay Pioneers is directed by PBS award-winning documentary filmmaker Glenn Holsten and produced by PBS affiliate WHYY and Equality Forum. Contact: Annick Aska at (516) 463-6796 or Annick.Aska@hofstra.edu Co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs and The Pride Network.

Film: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

2010 Sponsors:

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Student Center Atrium, Mack Student Center, North Campus

v  Division of Student Affairs

Literature, readings, and more will be distributed in the Mack Student Center by The Pride Network’s members and friends.

9-11 p.m. Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center, North Campus

Contact: The Pride Network at (516) 463-6047 Sponsored by The Pride Network.

Come watch a movie and enjoy a free bag of “props” for an interactive version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show!

v  Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs v  Entertainment Unlimited v  The Pride Network v  The Career Center v  Hofstra LGBT Studies Program v  Office of Student Leadership and Activities v Resident Student Association

“National Coming Out” Jeans Day

Tuesday, November 2

Contact: The Pride Network at (516) 463-6047 Sponsored by The Pride Network.

Monday, October 11

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mack Student Center Atrium, Mack Student Center, North Campus Beginning in the early 1990s, college campuses and local communities began wearing a common piece of clothing in support of National Coming Out Day. Stop by the Student Center Atrium Table for more resources, and wear jeans to show support to the LGBTQ community! Contact: Sarah Young at (516) 463-6914 or OSLA@hofstra.edu

Hofstra thanks the staff from glbthistorymonth.com for allowing us the use of the icon photographs.

v For more information about LGBTQ History Month or LGBTQ programs and services, please contact Annick Aska, assistant director, Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs, at (516) 463-6796 or Annick.aska@hofstra.edu.

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