Gender & Sexuality Services

Pride Week

Pride Week 2021

UNI Proud and Gender & Sexuality Services collaborate in the first week of April every year to celebrate Pride Week. For more information or for any questions, please email lgbt@uni.edu.

All Week

Art Gay-la: Artwork on display in Rod Library, near the Book Bistro

  • If you are interested in submitting a piece, please bring it to our office by April 1, 2021. You will also need to fill out a submission form. All mediums and artists will be considered.

Pride Week crafts: Reserve your kit online and pick up during the week. Craft on your own or with UNI Proud on Friday

Tuesday, April 6

Safe Zone Ally: Phase One training | 9:00 - 10:30 AM | Register online

Film screeningFrom Selma to Stonewall | 6:30 PM | Kamerick Art Building, room 111 | Hosted by UNI Proud

  • "Featuring Rev. Gil Caldwell, a black, straight preacher and Civil Rights Movement foot soldier, and Marilyn Bennett, a white, lesbian author and activist who form an unusual bond as they seek to find the intersection between the Civil Rights and LGBTQ+ Equality movements," From Selma to Stonewall explores "the similarities, differences, and conflicts between the two movements and find themselves in the midst of today’s struggles—hate crimes, anti-blackness, police brutality, anti-LGBTQ religious hostility, queer youth homelessness, and white supremacy."
  • Please direct questions about this event to proud@uni.edu

Wednesday, April 7

Q & A with Susan Stryker | 2:00 - 3:00 PM | Register online

    • Susan Stryker is Professor Emerita of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona, and currently holds the Barbara Lee Professorship in Women’s Leadership at Mills College, 2020-2022. Stryker is founding executive editor of TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, author of Transgender History: The Roots of Today’s Revolution, and co-director of the Emmy-winning documentary film Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria.

Thursday, April 8

Safe Zone Ally: Phase Two training | 9:00 - 11:00 AM | Register online

Friday, April 9

LGBTQ+ Faculty & Staff (virtual) Meet-Up | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Register online

  • Join us for a casual conversation on Friday, April 9th from noon to 1pm to (re)connect with members of our LGBTQ+ community. Open to all LGBTQ+ faculty, staff, and administrators at UNI.

UNI Proud Meeting | 5:45 - 7:00 PM | Rod Library 301

  • Leadership from UNI Proud will lead a crafting session featuring the Pride Week craft kits. Bring your kit or just come for the conversations!
  • Please direct questions about this event to proud@uni.edu