LGBT History Month
October 2012 Events
Working While LGBTQ
Monday, October 08, 2012
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | SMC CC Room 351
Panel discussion of individuals in careers of human services, health, and law about how being an LGBT individuals can positively or adversely affect your professional life. Refreshments will be provided.
Coming Out Festival
Friday, October 12, 2012
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | SON Lawn
Festival of resources and information regarding Baltimore’s LGBT community. Join us for a Coming Out Day festival where we will be celebrating YOU! Come out as whoever you are in support of the campus community. There will be resources from organizations in the community, fun activities, and food.
Ally Week (October 15-October 19)
Ally Week is a week for students to organize events that serve to identify, support and celebrate Allies against anti-LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) language, bullying and harassment in America’s schools.
How to Be an Ally (October 15-October 19)
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | SMC CC, 1st Floor
During Ally Week ISLSI will have an information table setup in the SMC CC with Ally resources. Allies play a vital role in making our campus safer for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. Help to end anti-LGBT bullying and harassment by signing an ally pledge, or displaying your free button.
Safe Space Training
Monday, October 15, 2012
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.| SMC CC 309
Safe Space is a national program that identifies LGBTQ-friendly faculty, staff, and students. The Safe Space training workshop provides information about how to be a supportive ally to LGBTQ students and colleagues. Upon completion, participants have the option of becoming a Safe Space member and displaying an UM Safe Space placard or button.
Gender Inclusive Self Defense Class
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | SMC CC, Room 353
University of Maryland’s former Corporal Police Officer and current Safety Education Specialist, Archie Griffin, will offer a gender inclusive self-defense class. This program will emphasize basic self-defense skills and emphasize self-confidence in approaches to safety in the community.
Suicide Prevention Training
Presented by Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Community Center of Baltimore (GLCCB)
Friday, October 19, 2012
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Location: SMC CC, Room 353
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Community Center of Baltimore (GLCCB) is proud to offer a free training on suicide prevention among LGBT youth and their peers. Come learn how to help save a life from suicide using the QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) technique. Refreshments will be provided.