MONTHLY EVENT: Quench: LGBTQA & Ally Monthly Discussion Series at OMSA (on-going)
Join us for conversation, community, and connection. Quench programs are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 12:30-2:00pm at the UNH Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) / MUB Room 327. Each month, we will focus on a different engaging topic. This is a great place to talk about LGBTQA+ and Ally issues that matter to you while building connections and community with students, faculty, and staff. Share your perspectives, listen, expand your awareness, and connect!
ANNUAL EVENT: LGBTQA Garden Party:
Welcome Reception for LGBTQA Students, Staff, & Faculty (September)
An annual UNH community tradition, the Garden Party is a Welcome Reception for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and Allied students, staff, and faculty together with our families and friends. A great time for socializing, reconnecting, and making new connections! Bring a friend and join us for food, friendship, and a warm welcome to the new academic year! ~ Everyone is welcome!
ANNUAL EVENT SERIES: UNH LGBTQA Coming Out Week! (October)
National Coming Out Day is internationally celebrated every October 11th, as a day to "come out" and increase visibility of people that identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer......, and allies. The first National Coming Out Day was held on October 11, 1988. This date was chosen for the annual event in commemoration of the 1987 March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. It also marks the anniversary of the first visit of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to Washington D.C. Many communities and college campuses sponsor activities such as dances, film festivals, workshops, literature booths, and rallies on National Coming Out Day. Join us for the following events and gatherings as we celebrate National Coming Out Week at UNH!
ANNUAL EVENT SERIES: UNH Gender Identity Awareness Week! (November)
GIA is a week of events dedicated to promoting an understanding of transgender, transsexual and gender queer issues at UNH and beyond. Founded in 2010 and principally sponsored by Transgender-UNH, the week features film screenings, workshops, speakers, open mikes, and other events to bring together UNH students, faculty, and staff and community members to have substantive discussions about gender identity/expression, gender diversity, social justice and cultural transformation. In addition to fostering dialogue and providing education, GIA hopes to stimulate positive changes on campus and in the community, promote activism and provide fun and social opportunities for Trans and allied people. All are welcome and all events are free and open to the public.
EVENT SERIES: GAYpril! (April)
LGBTQA+ programs and events at UNH throughout the whole month of April!
ANNUAL EVENT: Transecting Society Conference (April)
Transecting Society is a two-day symposium dedicated to exploring controversial political topics related to transsexual/transgender identities in contemporary U.S. culture. We welcome scholars, activists, artists, lawyers, performers, writers, non-profit workers and others who are interested in exploring the oppression of trans people in our society, and strategies for promoting our collective liberation and civil rights.
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