Upcoming Events

The LGBT Resource Center is always in the process of adding programs and events. Check back often for updates and subscribe to our newsletter for reminders!

 

Our events are open to everyone! If you need accommodations for any of our events/activities, please contact the UNF Disability Resource Center at (904) 620-2769 or (904) 620-2969 for TDD/TTY at least five days before the event to enable us to provide you with a reasonable accommodation. You may also contact the LGBT Resource Center directly for assistance.

 

Call for Proposals: Sex Week 2018 Research and Resources Showcase

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - Friday, December 15, 2017

All Day

Cost: Free

The Sex Week Research & Resources Showcase is a poster presentation and resource tabling session that will take place in the Student Union from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2018. For more information about this event, please click here .

 

To submit a proposal, please email Angel Kalafatis with the LGBT Resource Center at   a.kalafatis@unf.edu . Your submission should indicate whether you are presenting a poster or requesting a table to showcase departmental resources. Poster submissions should include a title, authors, a 50 word abstract for our program, and a 250 word abstract describing the research or project you wish to present.


The deadline for submissions is Friday, December 15, 2017.  

Safe Space Training

Friday, November 17, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Student Affairs Conference Room 58E/2100

Cost: Free!

Please register through the CPDT Course Registration Link in MyWings.   

 

Participants will learn basic LGBT terminology, become aware of the challenges that LGBT students may face, be introduced to resources, dialogue on strategies to create a more LGBT-inclusive campus, and ask questions throughout. Attendees receive a Safe Space sticker upon completion. This training is part of the Student Affairs Cultural Competency Pursuit but may also be taken separately and has no pre-requisites. Registration is required through MyWings via the CPDT Class Register link. Questions? Contact k.legg@unf.edu.

Out of the Closet Clothing Swap

Saturday, November 18, 2017

11:00am - 4:00pm

Location: UNF LGBT Resource Center, Building 58E, Room 1111

Cost: Free!

Out of the Closet Clothing Swap is a clothing swap hosted by Pride Club and Trans Talks at the LGBT Resource Center on the 18th of November. Bring you clothes and accessories in wearable condition and swap with your friends. All clothing brought will be free to swap, and any remaining items will be donated to charity. This event is especially geared toward providing gender-affirming clothing to individuals on the transgender spectrum, but anyone is welcome to attend.

 

Donations accepted from Nov. 15th to Nov. 17th

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Monday, November 20, 2017

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Osprey Plaza

Cost: Free!

Event Information

Join the LGBT Resource Center on November 20th for our annual Transgender Day of Remembrance Ceremony and Candlelight Vigil remembering the lives of transgender and gender non-conforming people lost to violence and hate. Event is FREE and open to the public.

Ga(y)me Night: Let's Play: Undertale

Monday, November 27, 2017

5:00p - 7:00pm

Location: LGBT Resource Center, Building 58E, Room 1111

Cost: Free!

Join us for Ga(y)me Night as we demonstrate games that include LGBT representation and discuss our opinions, our conclusions about the game, and the stories behind them.

 

For our inaugural game, we will be playing Undertale, a 2015 game that sparked a huge following and topped Metacritic's list of most highly rated PC games.

 

Starting Monday, October 30 th   from 5 pm – 7 pm and continuing each Monday.

World Aids Day

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

11:00am to 5:00pm

Location: Osprey Plaza

In honor of World AIDS Day, join the UNF LGBT Resource Center and Health Promotions during Market Days on Wednesday, November 29! There will be trivia, red ribbons & button giveaways and the FREE Rapid HIV Testing van will be on deck! Also, The AIDS Memorial Quilt will also be on display in Osprey Plaza, courtesy of the North Fl. chapter of the NAMES Project. Later, in the Student Union Auditorium, from 3 – 5 pm, join us for (Not So) Risky Business: A Safer Sex Workshop hosted by the LGBT Resource Center. 

Courageous Conversations: Intersections and the "Isms"

Thursday, November 30, 2017

2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Student Union Auditorium, Building 58W, Room 2704

Cost: Free

Courageous Conversations is a collaborative speaker series that examines current issues in our nation that directly impact our community.  This event will look at the intersection of identities related to race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender and sexual orientation. A panel, comprised of UNF students, faculty and staff will discuss social identities and the cross cutting of identity status, roles, and labels. UNF facilitators will lead small group dialogues immediately following the panel discussion. A reception will follow sponsored by the Taylor Leadership Institute.

Sponsors:

Office of the President

Commission on Diversity and Inclusion

Taylor Leadership Institute

Division of Student Affairs

Coggin College of Business

Department of Diversity Initiatives

LGBT Resource Center

Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity

UPD

Athletics    

Holiday Party

Monday, December 4, 2017

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: LGBT Resource Center, Building 58E, Room 1111

Cost: Free!

Join the LGBT Resource Center for our Holiday Potluck! Bring your favorite dish and wear your least favorite sweater to celebrate the holiday season and the end of the semester. Happy holidays, Ospreys!