Start off the school year with a casual social for LGBTIQA+ folks, their affirming loved ones, and allies! Get to know one another while learning about groups, clubs, and upcoming events that focus on community and/or advocacy related to gender and sexual diversity.
The Center participates in a number of annual pride and visibility observances that uplift LGBTIQA+ identities. We celebrate some of these identities on different dates than their national and international observances as needed to make them more accessible to the Carolina community.
Join the LGBTQ Center Ambassadors and other LGBTIQA+ or allied students for games, movies, crafts, and discussions. Meet us every other Wednesday via Zoom to reconnect with friends or to make new ones!
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. Feel free to bring your affirming friends, colleagues, and loved ones.
Lavender Graduation is a commencement ceremony honoring graduating LGBTIQA+ identified students and their allies. It is a cultural celebration that acknowledges the achievements and contributions that students of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions have made at Carolina. Recipients of the LGBTIQA+ Advocacy Awards are announced during the ceremony, which is followed by a catered reception.
This program is co-sponsored by the Program in Sexuality Studies and the Provost Committee for LGBTQ Life.