FAU to Host Events for LGBT History Month
By kelsie-weekes | 10/12/2017
Florida Atlantic University will celebrate LGBT History Month with events throughout the month of October at its Boca Raton and Jupiter campuses. All events are open to FAU students, faculty and staff.
The following events will take place on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road:
Annual Drag Show
Saturday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m.
Carole and Barry Kaye Auditorium, Student Union
Come learn about the history of drag and its significance in our community. The event will feature several of the most popular drag queens in South Florida.
Same-Sex Dating Violence Information Session
Thursday, Oct. 26 at 3:30 p.m.
Women’s Gender & Equity Resource Center
The last week of October is Dating Violence Week. Join us as we address the misconceptions and impacts surrounding same-sex dating violence.
Friday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m.
This festival celebrates the LGBTQ+ community by promoting inclusivity and visibility in all facets of the queer community.
Rocky Horror Halloween
Monday, Oct. 30 at 11 a.m.
ODMA Office, Student Union
Join us as we explore the themes of sex, gender and sexuality in the cult film, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Costumes are encouraged and refreshments will be served.
The following events will be held at FAU’s John D. MacArthur campus, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter:
Movie Night: ‘Moonlight’
Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.
“Moonlight” is a chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.