FAU to Host Virtual Events in Honor of LGBTQ+ History Month


By brittany sylvestri | 10/1/2020

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with a series of virtual events for students and staff beginning Thursday, Oct. 8 through Wednesday, Oct. 28 at its Boca Raton, Jupiter and Broward campuses. The virtual events are free and open to the public.

Coming Out Workshop

Thursday, Oct. 8 at 3:30 p.m.

For link info contact: faulgbtqa@fau.edu

Join the conversation about how to support a family member or friend who may be coming out or is struggling to find their identity. This workshop explores the process and challenges of coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer.

Coming Out Monologues         

Friday, Oct. 9 at 5:30 p.m.

Zoom link:  https://tinyurl.com/ComingOutMnlgs

Meeting ID: 857 0298 1075

Passcode: Verizon1  

An open forum for participants to share coming out experiences through storytelling, spoken word, song, dance, or in whichever medium they express themselves best.

LGBTQ+ Jeopardy

Tuesday, Oct. 20 at noon

Zoom link:  https://bit.ly/lgbtqjeopardy   

Meeting ID: 884 9199 0774

Passcode: 2020LGBTq

Get a chance to win special prizes as we celebrate LGTBQ+ History Month by celebrating the pioneers of LGBTQ+ history.


Queer Coffee Hour: LGBTQ+ Dating Violence

Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 4:30 p.m.

Zoom link:  https://tinyurl.com/queercoffeedatingviolence    

Meeting ID: 947 449 4558

Passcode: Verizon1  

Queer coffee hour is an opportunity for LGBTQ+ students and allies to explore and discuss topics related to identity and inclusion.

Safe Zone Level Two Training

Friday, Oct. 23 at 1 p.m.


The Safe Zone Level Two Training educates participants on issues relating to the transgender and nonbinary community. The goal of Safe Zone is to foster an inclusive campus environment for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions.

Intersex Awareness Day Workshop

Monday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. 

Zoom link:  https://tinyurl.com/intersexawareness2020

Meeting ID: 891 1654 7369

Passcode: @n7qTn

This workshop explores what it means to be intersex and how to support and ally with the intersex community.


Live Your Best Life Today: Examining Equity and Social Justice on Life Decisions in the LGBTQ Community

Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m.

WebEx link:  bit.ly/faubestlife3   

Explore present day challenges with life decisions within the LGBTQ community, including social, political and economic impacts related to the workplace, relationships, children and more as they strive to live their best lives today.


Annual Drag Show

Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m.


FAU’s annual drag show exposes participants to drag culture and its history. Locally known artists preform drag theatrically in an environment that promotes inclusion and awareness of issues affecting the LGBTQ community.