Pride Center

  • Pride Center Programs

Programs

Weekly and Monthly Pride Center Events

Tuesday Talks (Weekly)

Tuesday Talks is a weekly LGBTQ discussion group that provides a safe space for students to share their experiences and discuss topics facing the LGBTQ community. Topics will be chosen by participants in attendance and may include: bisexuality, queer people of color, relationships, sex, gender identity, etc. Allies are more than welcome to attend to show their support of the community!

Fall/Spring
Tuesdays, 7 – 8:30 p.m.*

Summer
Tuesdays, 5 – 6:30 p.m.*

*If you’re arriving late, please enter quietly and join the conversation.

LGBTQ Coffee Nights (Weekly)

On Thursday evenings, we host a coffee night for the LGBTQ community and its allies to socialize and connect in a safe environment. Join us in taking a break from studying to relax with friends while enjoying some free coffee and snacks.

Fall/Spring
Thursdays, 5 – 7 p.m.

T-Time (Weekly)

Do you identify as transgender, gender questioning, genderqueer or believe that you fit outside the gender binary? Come join our dynamic discussion. Unlike our other events, T-Time is a group only for CSUN students who identify within the trans* community as gender-non-conforming and/or are questioning their gender identity. Trans* students may being an ally to T-Time for support. To learn about the trans* community, please attend an LGBTQ from A to Z presentation or visit the Transgender Resources page for more information.

Fall 2016
Mondays
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 19 – Nov. 7
Santa Susana Room, USU

Spring 2017
Mondays
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 13 – April 17†
Santa Susana Room, USU 

†T-Time will not be held during Spring Break (March 20)

QTPOC Conversations (Weekly)

Designed specifically for Queer and Trans* People of Color (QTPOC), QTPOC Conversations is a closed, safe and welcoming space to explore topics surrounding the intersection of LGBTQ and POC identities. It’s all about helping you with navigating the CSUN campus, bridging communities together and any other topic you wish to discuss. We are here for you.

Fall 2016
Wednesdays
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Sept. 14 – Nov. 9

Spring 2017
Wednesdays
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Feb. 8 – May 3*

*QTPOC Conversations will not be held during Spring Break (March 22).

Karaoke Nights (Monthly)

Grab your friends and come to the Games Room in the USU to take center stage and belt-out your favorite hits, new or old! Whether it’s your first time with a mic, or you can sing like a pro, this is your time to shine. Enjoy free food and participate for a chance to win some great prizes. 

Fall 2016
Wednesdays
8 – 10 p.m.

Spring 2017
Wednesdays
8 – 10 p.m.


Annual Pride Center Events

Rainbow Reception — September

Rainbow Reception is a gathering of CSUN’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual and allied students, faculty and staff. Come network and meet new people within the LGBTQA community here at CSUN, while enjoying free snacks and fun activities. Whether you’re a staff member, faculty, new or returning student, all Matadors are welcome to attend. 

Fall 2016
Tuesday, Sept. 6
5 – 7 p.m.
Northridge Center, USU

Beyond the Binary — September

In honor of Bisexuality Visibility Day, come join us for an informative celebration of non-binary sexualities! Enjoy an opportunity to watch performances by bisexual individuals, learn more about what it means to identify as bisexual, and share you own experiences regarding your non-binary sexuality with other similarly identified individuals. Be visible, be you, be proud, and be validated at this unique event.

Fall 2016
Thursday, Sept. 22
5 p.m.
Grand Salon, USU

National Coming Out Day — October

Show your support for the LGBTQ community and celebrate this national holiday with the Pride Center. Enjoy a fun afternoon filled with activities, arts and crafts, entertainment and snacks with all types of Matadors. Embrace who you are with your friends, and just #BeYou.

Fall 2016
Thursday, Oct. 13
5 p.m.
Northridge Center, USU

Trans* Awareness Week — November

Join us during Trans* Awareness Week for groundbreaking film screenings, dynamic discussions and engaging events that include panel discussions, lectures and artistic performance. Enjoy a weeklong celebration of the trans* community at CSUN.

Fall 2016
Monday, Nov. 14 – Thursday, Nov. 18†

†More information coming soon.

Mix ‘n’ Mingle — February

Start out the spring semester by meeting people in the LGBTQ community at CSUN through interactive activities and learning about all of the resources available on campus. LGBTQ allies are welcome to join for this night of fun and friendship in a comfortable environment too!

Spring 2017
Wednesday, April 12
5 – 8 p.m.
Northridge Center, USU

Queer in Your Career

Join us at Queer in Your Career, a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity where you can discuss the issues of coming out and being out in the workplace. Enjoy a compelling panel discussion and networking dinner with professionals from a variety of career fields and learn all about their personal experiences.

Spring 2017
Wednesday, April 12
5 – 8 p.m.
Northridge Center, USU

Rainbow Graduation — May

Enjoy a memorable ceremony featuring speakers, food and a special presentation of scholarship awards while honoring the graduating members of the CSUN LGBTQ community. Allies are welcome to participate in Rainbow Graduation too.

Spring 2017
Friday, May 19
1 – 3 p.m.
Northridge Center, USU