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2014 Fall Programs


To Crown the Rainbow: New Works by Lauren Britton Art EXHIBIT
Join SCSU’s Sexuality and Gender Equality (SAGE) Center and Prism as we support an art exhibit that explores the queer experience using icons and signifiers. The exhibit starts on August 28th, 2014 and ends October 19th, 2014 from 10:00am-5:00pm in the Lyman Center Lobby Gallery.

A Taste of Culture Open House
Students, faculty, & staff are cordially invited to visit the MCC and SAGE Center on Tuesday, September 2nd from 12:00-2:00pm. Come and learn about our programs, resources, and enjoy a taste of our Southern Culture. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends while discovering the abundance of resources and programs that happen in the SAGE Center.

LGBTIQQA & Allies Ice Cream Social
Join us for ice cream where LGBTIQQA students, faculty, staff, and allies can come together to network and enjoy a delicious treat! This event will take place at the Adanti Dunkin’ Donuts Patio on Friday, September 5th from 12:00pm -2:00pm.

To Crown the Rainbow: New Works by Lauren Britton Art RECEPTION
Join the SCSU’s Sexuality and Gender Equality (SAGE) Center and Prism as we support an art exhibit that explores the queer experience using icons and signifiers. The art reception is on Sunday, September 14th in the Lyman Center Lobby Gallery from 2:00pm-5:00pm.

Tough Guise Documentary Film Viewing
Join us as we screen the critically acclaimed film, Tough Guise! The documentary examines the relationship between pop-cultural imagery and the social construction of masculine identities in the United States. Why are boys behaving in this way? Why is 90% of violence committed by boys and men? In this innovative and wide-ranging analysis, Jackson Katz argues that widespread violence in American society needs to be understood as part of an ongoing crisis in masculinity. This viewing will take place on Monday, September 22nd in ASC 326 as part of the Common Read Programs from 7:00pm-9:00pm.
Tabling for Safety Awareness Month (DARC)
Stop by our table as we support and assist the DARC for safety awareness month. We will be sharing the upcoming events as well as explain how the SAGE Center is a safe haven for the LGBTIQQA community and allies. This program will be Tuesday, September 23rd from 11:00-2:00pm.
National Coming Out Day Celebration
Come out, come out wherever you are! Join us on Wednesday, October 8th in the ASC Ballroom from 7:00-9:00pm as we celebrate National Coming Out Day and listen to the coming out stories of SCSU students. Enjoy music from WSIN with pizza and wings!
Self-Portrait: Remembering Frida Kahlo
Join us as we view Frida Kahlo’s most memorable paintings as we discuss the painter’s art and life as a queer Chicana. This event will take place on Monday, October 13th in ASC 201 from 7:00pm-8:30pm as a part of LGBTQIA History Month.

Masculinity Workshop
Join us as we deconstruct what masculinity means as it intersects with race, class, gender, socio-economics, age, religion, and sexuality. Ms. Lauren Todd will discuss more specifically the LGBTQIA community and the role of masculinity. What does masculinity look like inside the queer community? What role does masculinity play in shaping experiences, relationships, and/or collectives in the LGBTQIA community? This program will take place on Friday, October 24th in ASC 301 from 1:00pm-2:00pm as part of Social Justice Week and the Common Reads Programs.

I AM...: How Breast Cancer affects Queer Women
Join us in the SAGE Center as we decorate our Breast Cancer Awareness board. Show your solidarity to breast cancer victims and survivors, by filling out a ‘I Am’ slip to show who you are honoring and your connection to that person or people on this day as well as learning how breast cancer affects the LGBTQIA community. This event will be on Thursday, October 30th from 1:00-2:00pm in the SAGE Center ASC #238.

Writing Outside the Lines: Queerness, Race, & Gender
Join us in this unique writing workshop catered to the topics of queerness, race, and gender on Monday, November 10th at 6pm in ASC #308! We will be discussing on how to write effectively using these themes as they pertain to the individual. By using the works of Audre Lorde as a site of intersectional identities as well as our own identities and writings, we will be able to help you begin creating a piece of poetry or prose you can be very proud of!