The week will be full of events for everyone.
To kick off Pride Week, enjoy a thrilling performance by three drag queens and one king at 7 p.m. on Monday.
SOFFA aims to provide support and education to the loved ones of queer students who may not understand or accept their coming out.
“It's always nice to feel like you're not alone, and it means a lot to me to know that I can provide another safe space on campus for students to be who they are and really come together as a community.”
A new group of students are working to create a designated community space for LGBTQ+ students studying STEM disciplines.
The LGBT Center, Multicultural Center and Women’s Center each had their own approaches to events and participation this year.
Students and faculty are taking action with diversity and inclusion efforts.
October is LGBTQ+ History Month, which celebrates and recognizes queer history and how it has impacted queer experiences today.
In the late ‘90s and early 2000s, Swarm of Dykes was an active group on campus that fought for visibility of LGBTQ+ individuals. Their extremist style in their progressive efforts ultimately impacted the creation of various resources present at OU for queer students today.
A group of student workers were told to remove their pronouns from their name tags despite OU’s dedication and involvement in respecting their students’ gender identities.
Senate also updated it’s financial totals near the end of the meeting.
On Saturday, Aug. 28, the LGBT Center hosted a Queer Athens Community Welcome to connect queer OU students with one another as well as with queer Athens community members.