Pride Center

Pride Center: Changing Same

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to Friday, April 27, 2018 - 9:30pm

Various Locations
Changing Same. Let's Take Up Space! Monday, April 23 to Friday, April 27


Changing Same is compelling series of events designed to highlight the unique experiences of LGBTQ people of color and social justice work.

The Pride Center of the University Student Union, in collaboration with Deaf Studies, the CSUN Slam Poetry Team, Gamma Rho Lambda and The Black House, presents a week of special events that will challenge societal norms, celebrate intersectional identities and combat oppression. Social justice experience is not required. Everyone in the CSUN community is welcome to attend!

Monday, April 23
Disability Justice Workshop
with Dr. Shayda Kafai
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Flintridge Room, USU

Open Mic Night
Featuring the CSUN Slam Poetry Team
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Games Room, USU

Tuesday, April 24
Disrupting the Narrative: A Discussion on Trans and Queer History and the Importance of Our Connectedness and Continuance with A.T. Furuya
1 – 3 p.m.
Flintridge Room, USU

Student & Alumni Panel
5 – 7 p.m.
Flintridge Room, USU 

Wednesday, April 25
You Are Not An Ally!
with Melissa Yingst
2 – 3:30 p.m.
Reseda Room, USU 

Transformation Screening and Keynote
with Madin Lopez
4 – 6 p.m.
Thousand Oaks Room, USU 

Thursday, April 26
The Weight of Surviving Rape & Rape Culture with Queer Xicano Chisme
1 – 3 p.m.
Passadena Room, USU

It’s Your Throne: Reclaim Self Through Resilience and Adversity in Intersectionality Space and Media with Storm Smith
5 – 6:30 p.m.
Johnson Auditorium, Jacaranda Hall 

Friday, April 27
LGBTQ After Hours: Drag Show & Vogue Contest
3 – 6 p.m.
The Black House at CSUN

Deaf Studies, CSUN Slam Poetry Team, Gamma Rho Lambda, The Black House, DREAM Center, Queer Collective and the Pride Center of the University Student Union.