Events & Workshops (Spring 2020)

The following events are queer/queer-related events the ERC is typically involved with, whether by hosting or collaborating with other organizations on.

Weekly Meetings

Q-Talks (Every Wednesday 5-6pm)

A space to participate in dialogs on intersections of gender, sexuality, and other identities, make connections with eachother, and build community. Located in the ERC in Warren House 53


QTPOC-Talks ( Every Friday 2-3pm)

A space for queer, trans, gender nonconforming, people of color to feel safe and validated by other QTPOC. Located in the AACAE and Hosted by El Centro


Upcoming Events

Trans Resources Expo (March 30th 2020)

An event celebrating the Trans Community! Tablers will be providing/ answering questions about: Name change forms, safe binding/tucking, Title IX resources, etc. There will also be a clothing swap and prize raffle! Located in the KBR from 6pm-8pm


Q-Fest (April 20th-24, 2020)

Hosted by the MCC, Q-Fest is the newest interation of a festival that began as a cross-cultural queer film festival, and is a time to celebrate the visual and prformance art of queer and trans people of color. The meaning of Q-Fest is to help propel a conversation about the intersections of race, gender and sexual identity. Through story sharing, poetry writing, and movement making, this week is a brave space for you to remember your beautiful presence in the world. By delving into past, present, and future conceptuions of beauty, participants will create pesonally affirming narratives and healing movements that will help you resis (and recover) the ways our bodies are targeted in society.


Safe Sexpo (May 5th, 2020)

An event exploring safe and consentual sex positivity and healthy relationships within the lgbt+ community. Located in the KBR from 6-8pm.


National Day of Silence

The Day of Silence is a national event that brings attention to bullying and harassment in schools. Students from middle school to college take a vow of silence in an effort to encourage schools and classmates to address the problem of anti-LGBT.  This year's Day of Silence falls on April 24th, 2020.


Past Events

Queer Speed Friending (February 27th, 2019)

Here? Queer? Want to make some friends this year? An event put on at the beginning of each semester geared toward creating community and getting to know other lgbt+ HSU students in a fun way. 

Queer Self-Care

A Queer night of self-care and building community.


Queer Community Reception (Friday, October 12th)

Queer Community Reception ( October 12, 2018) In conjunction with National Comming Out Day (October 11, 2018) The ERC is hosting the Queer Community Reception. This reception allows queer students, staff, and faculty to come together so that they may meet each other, create new friendships, and learn who allies within the queer community are. There will be music and an open mike, offering a space for fun and coming out stories. We also want to acknowledge the queer students who are not out, for whatever reason. You are valid, beautiful, and celebrated. This event is located in the Kate Buchanan Room (KBR)


National Coming Out Day (October 11, 2018)

An internationally observed civil awareness day celebrating individuals who publicly identify as bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender. Observed annually on October 11, the anniversary of the 1987 National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.

2018: ERC along with Q&A, QMAP, QSU, and the MCC will be offering the Queer Community Reception in the KBR, playing music and offering a space for fun and coming out stories. We also want to acknowledge the queer students who are not out, for whatever reason. You are valid, beautiful, and celebrated.


Safe Sexpo (November 30, 2018)

An event at the end of each semester exploring safe and consentual sex positivity, and healthy relationships within the lgbt+ community. KBR 6-8pm


Trans Week of Remembrance (November 15, 2018)

A week memorializing those who have been killed as a result of transphobia, or the hatred or fear of transgender and gender non-conforming people. (Trans Day of Remembrance falls on November 20, 2018) Goodwin Forum 6-8 pm


Events & Workshops