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Coming Out Week Oct. 6-9

Posted by Judy Riley on Monday, Oct. 6, 2008

Event Date/Time: Monday, Oct. 6, 2008 6:00 pm
Location: On campus

Join together with Equality to celebrate Coming Out week October 6-9. A Coming Out Opening Ceremony—with speakers, stories and a purple door—will be held today at 6 p.m. on the campus Mall. Oyate Hall is the designated rain site.

Other events this week will include:

Tuesday, Oct. 7: Oppose Your Clothes Day
When: All Day
Where: All Over Campus
What: Wear something that either rebels or conforms to gender stereotypes regarding clothing

Wednesday, Oct. 8: Coming Out Stories
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Resource Center for Gender and Sexuality
What: People sharing stories about the coming out process

Thursday, Oct. 9: "But I'm a Cheerleader" Movie
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Edson Auditorium
What: A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian

National Coming Out day is Saturday, Oct. 11.