One Iowa at UNI and UNI Proud present an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and community members to hear Marsha Ternus, former Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, speak about her time on the court, the role of the judiciary in our state and the court's landmark Varnum v. Brien decision.
Center for Multicultural Education
Andrea Gibson is not gentle with her truths. It is this raw fearlessness that has led her to the forefront of the spoken word movement. The first winner of the Women’s World Poetry Slam, Gibson has headlined prestigious performance venues coast to coast with powerful readings on war, class, gender, bullying, white privilege, sexuality, love and spirituality
In honor of Varnum v. Brian, the historic decision to legalize gay marriage in Iowa. Stop by between classes to enjoy music and free food.
Don't miss the biggest, rowdiest and most fabulous event of the year! See professionals and fellow UNI students show off their moves and express themselves in all manners of ways. Leave your perceptions of gender at the door and arrive early for a seat. Don't forget to bring $1 bills to tip your favorite performers, as we'll be raising money for the local charity group the Community AIDS Assistance Project.
Ruth Chananie-Hill, sociology, anthropology and criminology, will speak about the LGBT movement and the tensions that arise in social movements that can endanger progress.
Let your voice be heard as we march in an homage to the great protests that have taken place in our community's history. Bring supportive signs, openly express your sexuality and gender identity, and march with pride towards progress!
LGBT students and allies will share their unique and powerful voices in this performance. Inspired by Eve Ensler's "Vagina Monologues," prepare to laugh, cry and be inspired by the stories of peers and friends. Many of the monologues contain experiences that may trigger painful memories in audience members.
Get acquainted with Harvey Milk, gay activist and public servant, as we watch the film "Milk." Milk and cookies will be served.
Hear the director of UNI's Gallery of Art, Darrell Taylor, speak about art and the LGBT movement.
Students are invited to attend an International Student Association panel, "Campus Perceptions and Challenges." What do international students think about their lives at UNI? The panel will discuss difficulties and challenges regarding misconceptions about international students from different cultures, what might have inhibited friendships and learning between International students and student from the U.S.