Center for Diversity and Inclusion

LGBTQ+ History Month

Each October, Xavier offices, departments, and student organizations host a variety of events to celebrate the past, present, and future of the LGBTQ+ community. For more information on LGBTQ+ History Month, contact the Assistant Director in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Maria Merrill.

International Coffee Hour
October 6 | 3:30-4:30pm | GSC 280
Join the CDI and CIE as we celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month and Hispanic Heritage Month by co-hosting International Coffee Hour! Stop by for sweet treats and community! 

Breaking the Ice With Adam Rippon
October 11 | 6-7:45pm | Cintas
Adam Rippon will be talking about his journey becoming a successful Olympic athlete while also being a part of the LGBTQ plus community. Registration begins October 4th! 

LGBTQ+ Pronoun Visibility Initiative
October 15 | 2-4pm | GSC
Stop by the table hosted by Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate students to learn about the importance of pronouns and for a chance to win a $25 Starbucks gift card! Email Jack Marcum with questions. 

International Pronouns Day
October 20
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion supports and endorses International Pronouns Day which seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns commonplace. Referring to people by the pronouns they determine for themselves is basic to human dignity and aligns directly with our Jesuit value of Cura Personalis. Together, we can transform our campus and communities to celebrate people’s multiple and intersecting identities.

5th Annual Drag Show
October 21 | 8pm | Arrupe Overlook
Join the LGBTQ+ Alliance and the CDI for Xavier's 5th annual drag show on Thursday, October 21st at 8pm in Arrupe! This year's show is 2000s themed and will be hosted by Jessica Dimon with performances by P.H. Dee, Alexander Cameron, and Stixen Stones. All tips collected during the show will be donated to GLSEN. 


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