Press Release for Monday, September 27, 2010

UNF LGBT Resource Center Hosts Campus Coming Out Week

Joanna Norris, Associate Director

Department of Public Relations

(904) 620-2102


The University of North Florida Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center will host Coming Out Week on the campus, beginning Monday, Oct. 11, and running through Thursday, Oct. 14.


            Show your pride and learn about the lesbian, bisexual, transgender and ally communities all week long. Here are the following Coming Out Week events:


  • Coming Out Day; Monday, Oct. 11, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Student Union Osprey Plaza— Come and support those who are coming out.

  • Student Leadership & Activism; Tuesday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Student Union, Building 58W, Room 3606— Living with Pride discussion series, student leadership and activism panel. Open to the public.

  • Free, Anonymous HIV Testing; Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., LGBT Resource Center, Student Union, Building 58E, Room 1111— Know your status and get tested. Open to UNF students, faculty and staff only.

  • “Queer Works” Photography Exhibit; Thursday, Oct. 14, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Lufrano Intercultural Gallery, Student Union, Building 59W, Room 2300— View Anne Goldbauer’s photography of local LGBT groups. Open to the public.

  • State of the LGBT Movement; Thursday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m., Student Union, Building 58W, Room 3703— Hear from Rea Carey, executive director of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force. Open to the public.

For more information about Coming Out Week, contact Natalie Nguyen, LGBT Resource Center, at (904) 620-5197 or e-mail .