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Weekly Pride Center Events

QTPOC Conversations (Mondays)

LGBTQIA+ People of Color: QTPOC Conversations. Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m., Pride Center, University Student Union

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 LGBTQIA+ 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/Spring
Mondays
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Pride Center, Sol Center (2nd Floor)
University Student Union

Tuesday Talks (Tuesdays)

Tuesday Talks: Let's Talk About It. Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., Pride Center, University Student Union

Tuesday Talks is a weekly LGBTQIA+ discussion group that provides a safe space for students to share their experiences and discuss topics facing the LGBTQIA+ 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.*
Pride Center, Sol Center (2nd Floor)
University Student Union

Summer
Tuesdays, 5 – 6:30 p.m.*
Pride Center, Sol Center (2nd Floor)
University Student Union

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

T-Time (Wednesdays)

T-Time: Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., Pride Center, University Student Union

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 LGBTQIA+ from A to Z presentation or visit the Trans and Non-Binary Gender Resources page for more information.

Fall/Spring
Wednesdays
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Pride Center, Sol Center (2nd Floor)
University Student Union

LGBTQIA+ Coffee Nights (Thursdays)

LGBTQIA+ Coffee Nights: Socialize & Connect. Thursdays, 5-7 p.m. Pride Center, University Student Union

On Thursday evenings, we host a coffee night for the LGBTQIA+ 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.
Pride Center, Sol Center (2nd Floor)
University Student Union


Annual Pride Center Events

Generation Pride — Fall

Join us and introduce yourself to CSUN’s friendly and encouraging community of LGBTQIA+ students, allies and resources before your first day of classes! Generation Pride is your chance to begin developing a supportive network of LGBTQIA+ peers and allies. You’ll also find out about all of the services on campus designed to fit your needs and learn about fun and impactful involvement opportunities. We look forward to meeting you!

National Coming Out Day — Fall

Show your support for the LGBTQIA+ 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.

Bi, Pan, Poly Power — Fall

In honor of Bisexuality Visibility Day, join us for an informative celebration of nonmonosexual identities, including bisexual, pansexual, polysexual, etc. Share your own experiences regarding your sexuality and be proud to be you at this unique event!

An AROdynamic spACE — Fall

Come together in a space held specifically for the Aromantic (Aro) and Asexual (Ace) community! Build a community with individuals like you and celebrate your identities!

Trans* Empowerment Week — Fall

Transcend beyond LGB and come out to empower our transgender community with the Pride Center of the University Student Union. Join us to explore and create vital resources to uplift Trans*, genderqueer, gender non-conforming and non-binary individuals.

Deaf Queer Fest — Spring

Join the Pride Center for an evening of celebration and fun, centering the intersections of the LGBTQIA+ and Deaf communities! Enjoy live entertainment, free food, awesome games and amazing vendors in a Deaf-centered signing environment.

Black History Month Events — Spring

Learn about Black Queer icons who have led in the fight for equality during this empowering month! This celebration centers Black Queer identities, and celebrates and explores the intersectionality between Blackness and Queerness through workshops, speakers and discussions.

Sex Week — Spring

Get informed about sexual wellness, safe sex practices, and much more in an inclusive environment. All members of the LGBTQIA+ community and allies are welcome to engage in candid discussions about everything from body positivity to BDSM basics.

Queer In Your Career — Spring

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.

Rainbow Graduation — Spring

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