August 2019 at the LGBTQ Center

August 2019 at the LGBTQ Center

Tue 8/06 & 20: Trans Talk Tuesday

6:15pm - 7:15pm at Caribou Coffee, 1408 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Trans Talk Tuesday is a peer support/discussion group for people who identify as transgender, gender non-conforming, or who are questioning their gender. This space is meant to provide community and connection among folks on the basis of gender identity.

The group is open to campus and community members that identify as transgender (in any respect), genderqueer, or who are questioning their gender identity or gender expression.

Facilitated by Anole Halper, MSW, MPH. Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays year-round.



Fri 8/16 & 29: Safe Zone Training

The Safe Zone program is designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the LGBTIQA+ campus community. The trainings provide information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. Trainings fill up quickly - register now!



Mon 8/19: Welcome Brunch

11:00am – 1:00pm in SASB North Upendo and Lobby, 450 Ridge Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Let's do brunch! Start off the school year with a free, casual, drop-in brunch for LGBTIQA+ and allied students. Featuring a sweet queer playlist, coloring pages, games, and the chance to learn about LGBTIQA+ focused organizations and programs.

Menu includes Rise biscuits and donuts! RSVPs are appreciated but not mandatory.



Wed 8/21 & 28: Center After Dark

5:00pm - 8:00pm at the LGBTQ Center, Student Academic Services Building (SASB) South, Suite 3308, 385 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27499

Come by the LGBTQ Center Wednesday evenings between 5:00pm and 8:00pm for a casual social featuring games, crafts, and movies. The Center will provide free snacks - feel free to bring board games, add to the snack selection, and to invite your LGBTIQA+ or affirming friends.


Thu 8/22: Confidential Drop-In Hours with Gender Violence Services Coordinators

3:00pm - 5:00pm at the LGBTQ Center, Student Academic Services Building (SASB) South, Suite 3308, 385 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27499

The Gender Violence Services Coordinators are a confidential advocate to all students, faculty, and staff who have experienced, or are experiencing, interpersonal violence and gender-based violence either before or during their time at Carolina. Contact the GVSCs, Cassidy Johnson and Holly Lovern at



Mon 8/26: Faculty and Staff Mixer

5:00pm – 6:30pm at The Spotted Dog, 111 East Main Street, Carrboro, North Carolina 27510

LGBTIQA+ folks who work for the University in ANY capacity are welcome join the LGBTQ Center once per month to enjoy casual conversation, build relationships, and support one another.

To increase accessibility for more schedules and shifts, we’ll meet at midday on odd months and in the evening on even months. Feel free to bring your affirming friends, colleagues, and loved ones.