Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month (LGBTQ Pride Month) is celebrated annually in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots and works to achieve equal justice and equal opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) Americans. During the academic calendar, University of the Pacific celebrates Pride Month during the month of April.

Keynote Speaker
Trudie Jackson

April 6, 5:30-7 p.m. in the Presidents Room


Join us for Pacific's Pride Month keynote addressed by author, activist and two-spirit identity educator Trudie Jackson. Trudie will be addressing the nature of two-spirit identity in sovereign nations and colonial spaces and systems. This important keynote will be hosted by Pacific Sociology professor Dr. Marcia Hernandez.

Keynote Speaker: Trudie Jackson
Drag Bingo Night
Signature Event
Drag Bingo Night

April 14, 7-9 p.m. at the Lair 

Join the Orientation and Transition Programs team in celebration of Pride Month at Pacific! We will welcome the legendary and hilarious drag queens, Hellen Heels and Elayna Roberts,  back to Pacific who will serve as the host of an epic evening filled with 15 of rounds of bingo, treats and drinks, plus major prizes for bingo round winners.

Signature Event
How attitudes towards the LGBTQ+ community, homophobia, & transphobia root from misogyny

April 19, 3-4 p.m. at the CII Main Lounge


A feminist discussion on the relationship between misogyny, transphobia and homophobia. 

Workshop: Muskaan Mann
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