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Week of Tuesday, October 4th, 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.

Our Queer Community Groups kick off the term this week! 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️
Official Calendar for
LGBTQ+ History Month

Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month at one of Emory's many events! Come out to the Office of LGBT Life's Pride Nite Kickoff soccer game on Oct. 4th with Emory Athletics, be in community at our QTBIPOC mixer on Oct. 19th at the EBSU, stop by our Poly & ENM Brunch on the 14th, or participate in one of a ton of additional programs centered around coalition building, familial ties, drag show, and coming out! 

The month is bookended by Emory's contingent at Atlanta Pride, and Emory Pride's Annual Drag Show, both of which will be bigger than ever this year! 

Keep scrolling for all of our events!
Upcoming Events

TONIGHT! Tuesday, October 4

Pride Nite Kickoff


LGBTQ+ History Month has officially begun and we can't wait to kickoff the year with our friends at the WoodPEC Field. Join us to watch the games, eat some King of Pops, and learn about Queer History!

Tuesday, October 4 from 5pm to 8pm at the WoodPEC field. View on The Hub

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!

Thursday, October 6 at 5:30pm at the Rose Library (10th floor Woodruff Library)
View on The Hub

Wednesday, October 12

LGBTeas: Flowers From Me to Me


Celebrate National Coming Out Day this coming Wednesday (it's really Tuesday, but who's counting?) by journaling about your queer experience and making pressed-flower bookmarks!

Wednesday, October 12 from 3pm to 5pm in AMUC 132 (LGBT Life)

Wednesday, October 19

QTBIPOC Mixer


Join us on Wednesday, October 19 for a QTBIPOC (Queer & Trans Black, Indigenous, People of Color) mixer! We'll have food, trivia, and an amazing community of friends to hang out with.

Wednesday, October 19 from 4pm-6pm in AMUC 106 (Emory Black Student Union)

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!

This is your moment to shine! Interested in performing as an individual or as a group? Reach out to jt.ryan@emory.edu

RSVP on the Hub! 

Queer Community Groups

Queer Community Groups are back!


Our Queer Community Groups are weekly, hour long, student led groups at the intersections of various identities. This year attendees can expect to participate in thoughtful and fruitful conversation, visit local attractions, attend programs together, enjoy dinners, and more!

All groups are meeting this week, except for Bi/Pandemonium

Queer Grads – Mondays at 5pm
Yemko Pryor & Haley Rosso
(yemko.pryor@emory.edu; hrosso@emory.edu)
Welcomes LGBTQ+ Graduate students from all of Emory's schools to form a community around the full spectrum of queer identities and queer life.

Queer Women – Mondays at 6:15pm
Katie Stachowicz
(katie.stachowicz@emory.edu)
Open to people who identify as queer women, including but not limited to lesbian, bisezual, and transgender Emory community members.

Queer, Trans, & Latinx – Mondays at 7pm
Paul Cruz Jr. and Ruby Rodriguez
(paul.cruz.jr@emory.edu; ruby.rodriguez@emory.edu)
Open to all people of Latinx/Hispanic heritage that identify as LGBTQ+ or questioning.

Queer and Asian – Tuesdays at 6:15pm
Trisha Sengupta & Advik Bharadwa
(trisha.sengupta2@emory.edu; advik.bharadwaj@emory.edu)
Provides opportunities for students to celebrate the intersections of sexual identity, gender identity, and Asian heritage and culture.

Queer Men – Wednesdays at 5pm
Sean Chen
(sean.chen@emory.edu)
Open to people who identify as queer men to engage in conversation and support.

Bi/Pandemonium – Thursdays at 4:30pm
Lynda Bradley & Marissa Duckett
(lbradl8@emory.edu; marissa.duckett@emory.edu)
Open to people who identify as bisexual, pansexual, or exploring the intersections of their identities.

Blackout – Thursdays at 6pm
Tre' Davis III
(tre'.davis.iii@emory.edu)
Open to people who identify as Black and LGBTQ or questioning to explore the intersections of their identities.

Trans-forming Gender – Fridays at 5pm
Miles Sterling
(miles.sterling@emory.edu)
Open to people who identify as genderqueer, transgender, trans, gender non-conforming, intersex, or gender questioning.
Emory Programs & Opportunities

Sept. 15 - Oct. 15

Latinx Heritage Month at Centro Latinx


Looking for Latinx Heritage Month events? Take a look at Centro Latinx's calendar, linked here!

Oct. 6, from BridgeEmory

Overturning Roe: The Future of Reproductive Rights in America


Come discuss the social and legal implications of SCOTUS' Roe v. Wade dicision with representatives from Emory's chapter of Planned Parenthood, Professor Beth Reingold, and fellow Emory students!

Thursday, October 6 at 6pm in AMUC 235

Due Friday, October 14, from ERHA:

Open Call for Submissions

Emory Reproductive Health Association is seeking submissions to the 2nd edition of Vibrator Stories.

Click here to submit

Or, read last year's 1st edition here, or in the Office of LGBT Life!

Oct. 21 - Oct. 23, 2022:

Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC)


The Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC) is America's largest and oldest continuously-running conference for queer and trans+ college students. In-person and virtual options available. 

Interested in attending? Check out the Office of LGBT Life's Leadership Funding Applications

October 28, from ERHA:

Sexual Health Art Show and Gallery

Emory Reproductive Health Association is hosting an art show exploring themes of body image, pleasure, survivorship, stigma, and identity.

Oct. 28 from 6pm to 8:30pm at The Hatchery.

Oct. 26, from Emory Panhellenic Council, Kappa Alpha Theta, Interfraternity Council

Let's Talk About Sex: How a New Generation Navigates Hookups, Porn, Love & Consent


Join for Peggy Orenstein's talk, Q&A, and book signing!

Wednesday, October 26 at 6pm  in the WHSCAB auditorium (Health & Science Building)
Atlanta Spotlight:
Southern Fried Queer Pride

Saturday, October 8, at 9:00 PM
SUGAR SHACK! A Queer Pride Dance Party


It's Atlanta Pride week and SFQP's got two queer events for all to enjoy!⁠

Get your tickets here: sfqp.info/sugarshack22⁠!
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