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Week of Monday, September 19, 2022

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for the Office of LGBT Life at Emory!
Keep scrolling to find out more about upcoming programs,
resources, and announcements.

There's finally a bit of a chilly breeze in the morning,
and the Atlanta Pride Parade is just around the corner :)

✨ Happy Latinx Heritage Month! ✨
Upcoming Events

Monday, September 19

Carter Town Hall Watch Party

Join us TODAY in one of two locations (ESC Commons or ESC Game Lounge) to watch a live stream of the 41st annual Carter Town Hall featuring the brilliant Megan Rapinoe!

Food and drinks provided!

Tuesday, September 20


We'll be serving pupusas & plantains from Buenos Dias Cafe & Pupuseria! Come by, meet folks in your community, and play some yard games! 

Tuesday, September 20, at 5pm on the First-Year Quad (between Eagle and Raoul Hall)

Friday, September 30

DIY Shower Sprays

Join MJ on Friday, September 30th for a conversation on self-care and adjusting to Emory while making essential oil shower sprays! 

Tuesday, October 4

Pride Nite Kickoff

LGBTQ+ History Month is only a few weeks ago and we can't wait to kickoff the year with our friends at the WoodPEC Field. Join us for King of Pops, popcorn, giveaways, and of course, the games! 

Thursday, October 6

Forbidden Loves and Secret Lusts: Gallery Tour & Reception

Have you checked out the Queer Pulp Fiction exhibit at the Rose Library? It's not too late! We are partnering with the Rose Library to host a gallery tour of Forbidden Loves and Secret Lusts: Selections from the Golden Age of Queer Pulp Fiction by Curator, Carrie E. Hintz. After the tours, join us for a drag show reception! 
Queer Communities
at Emory & in Atlanta


Join a Trans Inclusive Sport!

Emory Gender Expansive and Women's Ultimate (EGEWU) Frisbee is looking for new players! Ultimate is a no-contact sport with elements from soccer, basketball, and football, and a fun, supportive community where you can learn and have a blast, even if you've never played a sport before!

Reach out to them on Instagram @emoryultimate or shoot an email to for more info!

Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30pm to 9:30pm, with optional practices on Fridays and Sundays.

EGEWU welcomes everyone, regardless of gender. We play in the “College Women’s Division”; however, there are no testosterone or HRT requirements to play.

Sept. 25, from SFQP:

Let's Eat! A Queer Community Picnic

Southern Fried Queer Pride is hosting their regular community picnic/potluck series again!

They will have prepared food and beverages (all vegan options), but encourage folks to bring their own food as well.

Sunday, September 25 from 2pm to 6pm at Candler Park (1500 McLendon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30307)

Find more information here!

Oct. 29, from Emory Pride:

Emory Pride's Annual Drag Show is looking for performers!

The annual drag show is taking place in the ESC this year, on Saturday, October 29th!

Interested in performing? Reach out to

RSVP on the Hub! 

Friends in
Belonging and Community Justice

Thursday, September 22:

CWE's Graduate Student Mixer

Join the Asian Student Center for their Open House and learn about their space and programming, meet their staff, get free food and merch, and learn about APIDA student organizations!

Follow the CWE on IG! 

Thursday, September 22:

La Terraza's Jewelry Making & Cocktails

La Terraza is back! They're eager to connect with the Latinx women in their community. Come make a Mal de Ojo bracelet and enjoy a drink with them at Centro this Thursday! 🧿

Follow the Centro on IG! 

Wednesday, September 21:

Chill with the CWE

Did you know terrariums have been created since the mid 19th century? And that the longest surviving terrarium has been thriving for over 60 years?! Join us next week as organize our own personal terrariums. Limited supplies available.

Friday, September 16 from 4pm-6pm in AMUC 108

Friday, September 23:

Celebration of a Multifaceted Identity: AfroLatinidad

Join La Allianz Latinx and the Association of Black Public Health Students in celebrating AfroLatinidad and AfroLatinos next Friday, September 23rd. Come through for some good food, dancing and a great time. All are welcome!  💃🏽🕺🏻

2022- 2023 Cohort:

CWE's Black Women in the Wilderness

Applications are now open for the 2022-2023 cohort for Black in the Wilderness.

Black Women in the Wilderness is a cohort based program that uses outdoor recreation as a tool for 
Save the date!
ATL Pride Parade 2022
It's been two years since the last Atlanta Pride Parade.
Now they're back! & We can't wait to hit the streets with our community!

Click the flyer for more info and to RSVP!
Emory Helpline: 404.727.4357 (HELP).
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