UA Coming Out Week



Join us this year for our Coming Out Week Resource Fair. October 11th from 10am-2pm on the UA Mall



Past events:

Faculty Fellow Hosts Institute for LGBT Studies Director
Wednesday, September 28, 11am-12pm, LGBTQ Resource Center
LGBTRC Faculty Fellow Prof. Frank Galarte invites you to meet Prof. Adela C. Licona, Director of the Institute for LGBT Studies over coffee and bagels in the LGBTRC. Come by and learn about what’s going on this year at the Institute for LGBT Studies and potential opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to become involved with the Institute. Bagels and Coffee Provided.

Pride Service 2016
Thursday, September 29, 7:00pm, St. Mark's Presbyterian Church
Please join us for "Sanctuary", the eighth annual Multi-Faith PRIDE Service at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church. An evening with speakers, music and readings to provide "sanctuary" to seeking souls.
Free Admission.

Tucson Pride Parade
Friday, September 30, 7-8pm, Catalina Park
Join the fun at Pride on Parade. The parade begins on 4th Avenue and 2nd Street and concludes at 4th Avenue and 9th Street. Free Admission.

Tucson Pride in the Park
Saturday, October 1, 12-9pm, Reid Park
Bring your family, friends and neighbors for a unforgettable afternoon of fun, entertainment and community. Hosted by the legendary Lucinda Holliday and the incomparable Tempest DuJour, Tucson Pride's main stage will feature an amazing line-up of talent from across our city and across the nation! Cost is $10 for students and $12 for regular admission at the gate.

Coming Out Week Resource Fair
Wednesday, October 5, 10am-2pm, UA Mall
This fair will be presented as part of a week-long celebration for National Coming Out Day in order to bring clubs, organizations, and community resources together at UA.

Senior Pride "Words of Wisdom" Poetry by LGBTQIQ Elders
Saturday, October 8, 2pm, UA Poetry Center
Free Admission. Refreshments will be provided. Guest Poet TC Tolbert.

AIDS Walk Tucson
Sunday, October 9, 8am, Joel D. Valdez Main Library – Jácome Plaza – Downtown Tucson
2016 marks the 28th Annual AIDSWALK Tucson, a fundraiser for the programs and services of the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation.

Black & Pink Letter Writing
Monday, October 10, All Day, LGBTQ Resource Center
Black & Pink is an organization that provides an avenue to incarcerated LGBTQIA folks through a pen pal/letter writing program. The LGBTQ Resource center will provide paper and postage to students who want to write letters to these individuals to offer support and help encourage community.

National Coming Out Day
Tuesday, October 11
Every year on National Coming Out Day, we celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or as an ally.

Kit Yan's Queer Heartache - A Slam Poetry Performance
Wednesday, October 12, 6:30pm, Gallagher Theater
Kit’s poetry explores his identity as transgender, queer, Asian American from Hawaii, while asking what queer hearts and families are made of and interrogating the forces that are constantly working to break them apart. Queer Heartache is a testament to the resilience of queer love in all its forms—between cis and trans siblings, lovers, pride parade attendees, and many more—in the face of heartbreaking barriers everywhere from the dating pool to the medical establishment.

Thursday, October 13, 7-9pm, location TBD
Join us for our second Queereoke of the Fall Semester! Karaoke, pizza, and lots of fun.

LGBTQIA Body Image Workshop
Wednesday, October 19, 5-6:15pm, Campus Health, Room B307
Martie van der Voort from CAPS will facilitate a panel discussion on Body Image across LGBTQIA identities. Snacks provided!
For Questions, please contact Martie van der Voort at or at 621-3334.