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.
#TFWednesday: OmNomnomics: Food and Social Justice
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Department of Diversity Initiatives, Building 58E, Room 1100
Bring your lunch and discuss religious and secular worldviews, culture/customs and how they interact with gender and sexuality. Each month, we will explore a different topic, and look at what different sacred and secular works, LGBT perspectives, and/or cultural traditions say about the topic and engage in casual dialogue. This event is a collaboration of three departments: Interfaith Center, LGBT Resource Center and the Department of Diversity Initiatives. It takes place every second and fourth Wednesday of each month at one of the respective departments.
Safe Space Training
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Please register through the CPDT Course Registration Link
Safe Space training
provides faculty and staff the opportunity to learn LGBT terminology and
resources for LGBT people and their allies. Participants will dialogue on
strategies to reduce homophobia and heterosexism on campus and have
opportunities ask questions throughout. Training attendees receive a Safe Space
sticker at the end of the training. Attendees MUST R.S.V.P. by logging into
MyWings and clicking on "CPDT Class Register." From there, select the
course titles "Creating Safe Spaces for LGBT Students, Faculty and
Staff." This course is also part of the Cultural Competency Pursuit
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Adam W. Herbert University Center
Graduation is an annual ceremony scheduled each April that recognizes LGBTQ and
ally graduates of UNF. If you graduated in fall 2016 or will graduate in
spring/summer 2017, please plan to take part in Lavender Graduation. Participating Graduates receive lavender color graduation cords as well as a certificate. This recognition provides a positive experience for students that encourage their continued connections to the university, other students, alumni and the Jacksonville community. All UNF undergraduate or graduate students from any
department or college are welcome to participate. A catered reception will follow the ceremony.
A RSVP is required for all attendees and participants. To RSVP, click the RSVP button above. Doors open at 6:00 and the ceremony will begin promptly at 6:30. If you have any questions
please contact: UNF LGBT Resource Center at (904) 620-4720 (904) 620-4720 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lavender Graduation ceremony was created in 1995 by UNF doctoral alumna, Ronni Sanlo, as
a commencement event that celebrates the lives and achievements of LGBT
students. Since then, the Lavender Graduation has been celebrated on many
college and university campuses nationwide.
Memories of a Penitent Heart Documentary Screening and Filmmaker Q&A
Friday, April 14, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Monthly HIV Testing
Monday, April 24, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
UNF LGBT Resource Center, Building 58E, Room 1111
Youth aged 13-24 accounted for more than 1 in 5 new HIV diagnoses in 2014. Knowing your status is the first step to slowing the spread of HIV and improving patient health outcomes. Stop in to get tested and find out your status the same day.
Monday, April 24, 2017
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Come hang out on the last Monday of the month with the LGBT Center staff! We will be playing games such as Pokemon GO, UNO, Monopoly, and more! Meet other students, build community and lasting friendships, and just have fun!
Building Bridges, Creating Community
Saturday, April 29, 2017
The home of Susan DuBow
Join the University of North Florida for the annual Building
Bridges event to benefit the LGBT Resource Center. Building Bridges is an
evening of connection and celebration, with savory treats and delicious drinks
from Designed Events. Complimentary Valet Parking provided by The Auto Valet.
This year, we recognize Mrs. Nina Waters (President, The
Community Foundation for Northeast Florida) with the UNF LGBT Resource Center
Visionary Award. The Visionary Award is designed to recognize a courageous
individual who leads our community boldly in the area of diversity, equity, and
inclusion. We are excited to also announce that Mrs. Waters is the first
external candidate to be selected for this honor.
as an attendee or sponsor allows the Center to continue providing support,
education, and resources with a commitment to advocacy and equality. Do you
believe in the potential for education and human connection to transform,
enhance, and strengthen our communities? We do! We need your help to lead, educate,
and advocate for a world that welcomes, supports, and invests in LGBT people.
ONLINE TICKET LINK ($75/person) and DONATION LINK available
THANK YOU to OUR HOST:
Ms. Susan DuBow
EVENT SPONSORSHIPS are available starting at the $500 level.
Contact Kaitlin Legg at 904-620-2939 or email@example.com
to learn about opportunities and sponsorship perks!
Fall and Spring
Ace/Aro Social Group
6 to 8:00 p.m.
Building 58 E, Room 1111
Last Monday of the month
5 to 6:30 p.m.
Love without Limits
3 to 5:00 p.m.
Men and Masculinities Discussion Group
6 to 7:30 p.m.
Building 58 E, Room 1111
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