University of Kentucky Pride Week activities announced

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — The University of Kentucky has scheduled Pride Week.

This year, the week of educational and social events is scheduled April 9-14.

The schedule of events includes:

Monday, April 9

  • UK Pride Week Social Media Kickoff – #UKYPride2018

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rose Street walkway, adjacent to Chemistry/Physics Building

  • Racism, Privilege and Intersection of Identities

12p.m., Alumni Gallery of William T. Young Library

Workshop facilitated by David Luke of the Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives (food provided)

  • PrideCats Social Mixer and Forum

7 p.m., Boone Center All students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to this community event sponsored by the UK LGBTQ alumni group. Dress is smart casual. (food provided)

Tuesday, April 10

  • Make a Square for the UK Identity Quilt

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside White Hall Classroom Building

5 to 7 p.m. Outside Memorial Hall

The finished quilt will be hung in the new Student Center.

Wednesday, April 11

  • Codeswitching: Being LGBTQ in STEM

2 p.m., Room 211 Chemistry Physics Building

Sponsored by the UK Department of Mathematics

  • Green Dot Training by the UK VIP Center

4 p.m., Lower level of Frazee Hall

Visit to RSVP

  • UK Employee Cookout

5 p.m., Courtyard of Breckenridge Hall

Sponsored by UK HR Work-Life

Thursday, April 12

  • Peaches & Eggplants, Sexperts workshop on dating apps, online relationships, and sexual expectations

5 p.m., White Hall

  • Gender – Sexuality Alliance Meeting

Open to all.

7 p.m., Room 114 Jacobs Science Building

Friday, April 13

  • Downtown Lexington LGBTQ History Walk

2 p.m., meet at the Kentucky Theatre

  • LGBTQ* History and Politics Panel

3:30 p.m., Lexington Central Library

  • Evening of Fun at Champs Lexington (Nicholasville Road)

7 p.m., First 25 students get in free

Saturday, April 14

  • Gayla! with Cadillac Seville and Jenna Jive

5 to 7 p.m., Mandrell Hall

Media Release from the University of Kentucky

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