As a physical symbol of UT’s commitment to diversity, Pride Center provides support, resources, and a community space for UT’s LGBTQIA and ally students, faculty, and staff, as well as anyone who seeks to learn about topics related to sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression. Pride Center achieves this by sponsoring programs and events that raise awareness, increase visibility, and provide education regarding LGBTQIA issues.
Are you interested in being a Pride Ambassador?
Applications are now until April 15th at 11:59 PM. You can access the link here:
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Also check out our Facebook! :https://www.facebook.com/UTKpridecenter/
Spring 2018 Upcoming Programs
Trans Discussion Group
Mondays, 7:30-8:30pm at the Pride Center
A peer-facilitated discussion group for students who identify as transgender or non-binary or are questioning. If you are an ally to trans individuals, please watch for educational events to attend; this is a closed group.
QTPOC Discussion Group
Wednesdays 7-8pm in the Pride Center
A peer-facilitated discussion group for students who identify as queer, questioning, trans, and who are a person of color. If you are an ally to QTPOC individuals, please watch for educational events to attend; this is a closed group
Bi/Pan Discussion Group
Wednesdays at 6-7 p.m. in the Pride Center
A peer-facilitated discussion group for students who identify as Bisexual, Pansexual, or on the Middle Sexualities spectrum. If you are an ally to Bisexual/Pansexual individuals please watch for an educational event to attend; this is a closed group.
Film Screening: Pride
Thurs. April 5, in Hodges 213 at 5:30 P.M.
.Join the Pride Center and Young Democratic Socialists at UTK for a screening of the Golden Globe nominated Pride, the 2014 film detailing U.K. gay activists who worked to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984
April 6, 2018
Come out and check out the the LGBT Health Symposium. There are only a few spaces left! Click the link here to register, and find more information: :https://www.facebook.com/events/321405771682179/
7th Annual Lavender Graduation
April 25th, 6-8pm in Stokely MPR
It’s that time of year again! Are you a LGBTQQIA-identified student or ally at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville? Are you graduating in May or December of 2018? Sign up to take part in our FREE graduation ceremony honoring your achievements and success as a queer student at UTK! Lavender is open to ALL graduating students, no matter your degree or age!
To register as a graduating student in the ceremony, please fill out this form: https://goo.gl/forms/C3drpQUte3SWXbaJ3. The registration deadline is April 16, 2018 at 5pm. Don’t wait ’til the last minute and miss out!