Carolina Pride Week April 4-8
The LGBTQ Center is partnering with other on-campus and community organizations to host Pride Week at Carolina 2022 from April 4 through 8. This year's Pride Week theme is "Imagine Liberation."
Pride Week at Carolina is a partnership among the LGBTQ Center, student organizations, University departments, and community organizations to host events that center themes of history, inclusion, intersectionality, expression, and advocacy within Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) communities.
Pride Week 2022 events include:
Letters of Liberation
“To counter the narratives that there is something wrong with us, create handmade messages for LGBTQ youth under 18 about the resilience of the past and the hope for the future.” Learn more.
When: all week
Photovoice: What Does Liberation Look Like at UNC?
Members of the Carolina community can take and upload photos about what liberation on campus looks like to them. Learn more.
When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 5-6 at The Pit; 5 p.m. April 7 at the Frank Porter Graham Student Union
Tabling at the Pit
Talk to the people at the LGBTQ Center in The Pit, where they will also be writing Letters of Liberation to send to LGBTQ youth. Learn more.
When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 5 and April 6
Writing Resilience: Poetry from Pathology
After reading poems from their collection, Anole Halper, a white queer & genderqueer poet and social worker, will discuss their own process of navigating their own identities, and share political erasure works by poets of color. Participants will have the opportunity to create erasure poems of their own from news stories about LGBTQ oppression and/or resistance. Learn more.
When: April 6, 7 p.m. at the Carolina Union
A Conversation with adrienne maree brown on Afrofuturism
Hosted by student Mariel Eaves, this hybrid talk with writer adrienne maree brown covers how to use the philosophy of Black imagination and liberation as a path to the future. Followed by a reception with vegan and gluten-free food. Learn more.
When: 5-8 p.m. April 7 at the Carolina Union