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Slide: November 5-6, 2018

November 5-6, 2018

Event held at Sierra CollegeSierra College Pride Days, a three-day educational event, tied closely to college curricula, seeks to provide a safe and supportive learning environment for Sierra's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer students as well as rich, academic and cultural learning opportunities for all students.

Sunday, November 4, 2019: Pre-pride Days Matinee and Reception

Immediately after the Sunday, November 4, matinee, Spectrum will be providing refreshments as the Theatre Department talks about the production of The Laramie Project. Special guests in attendance will be Zeina Barkawi and family, director of the film, "Matthew Shepard Was a Friend of Mine" and friends of Matthew and his family.

Monday, November 5, 2018

9:30-10:50am: Zanelle Muholi and her photos of Trans Women of Color from South Africa—Brenna Chapman, Art History faculty at Sierra College

11am-12:20pm: The Student Engagement Centers and the Rainbow Alliance team up to present a panel of Intersectional Coming Out Stories

12:30-1:50pm: Rainbow Alliance

2-3:20pm: Sharmane Johnson: A Black and Asian, Bisexual and Polyamorous Atheist and podcaster on Mixed Race

3:30-4:50pm: Queer People of Color: 

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

9:30-10:50am: LGBT and Social Justice Scholarships

11am-12:20pm: The Theatre Department: Producing the Laramie Project

12:30-1:50pm: "Crimes Against Nature?" - Sexual and Gender Diversity in the Animal Kingdom, Emeritus Biology Professor, Joe Medeiros, brings back this "standing room only" presentation. 

2-3:20pm: Adriana Lopez and Sandi Escobar

6-10pm: Key Note Address and Staff/Student Drag Show

Key Note Speaker: Clarmundo Sullivan, a Gay Man of Color, tells his story of starting an HIV resource center for Gay Men of Color: "There was a moment in my life when I had to choose to be either a Black Gay Man or a Gay Black Man—and those are two distinct things." 

Drag Show

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