LGBTQ+ History Month

LGBTQ+ History Month

LGBTQ+ History Month is an annual recognizition in October to observe lesbian, gay, bisexual, trangender, and queer history. This history month was founded in 1994 and continues to highlight LGBTQ+ rights and related civil rights movements.

This month the CCEI will be recognizing LGBTQ+ history from October 16th - November 16th with mutiple events, trainings, and celebratory events! 

List of Events 

Monday, October 19th - Friday October 23rd: Gender & Sexuality Week

This week there will be multiple events and programs for students, faculty, and staff to attend virtually and in-person that will educate and celebrate LGBTQ+ identities.

Wednesday, October 21st at 12pm: LGBTQ+ Curated Boxes

The CCEI will be creating curated boxes that have LGBTQ+ stickers, flags, and other items from LGBTQ+ owned businesses. Check the Hub for more details.

Tuesday, October27th at 12:00pm: LGBTQ+ Playlist in the Park

Join the CCEI in Kingsmen Park to listen to music showcasing LGBTQ+ artists and be one of the first 20 students to receive a free lunch!

Social Media Campaign

Starting every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday of LGBTQ+ History Month, the CCEI will highlight 3 influential LGBTQ+ individuals on the Student Life Instagram (@clustudentlife)

Trans Day of Remembrance Vigil & Workshop

On November 10th, the CCEI will put a vigil up on campus to show their respects for trans individuals that have been murdered this year. Then on TDOR, November 20th, CCEI Coordinator, Izzy Ortiz, will hold a Trans 101 workshop via Zoom.


More information about these programs to come! If you have any questions reach out to, Isabelle Ortiz,


This event is part of the Center for Cultural Engagement and Inclusion series.


Isabelle Ortiz