Pride Center

  • Pride Center Programs

Programs

Weekly and Monthly Pride Center Events

Tuesday Talks (Weekly)

Tuesday Talks

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.*
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.

LGBTQ Coffee Nights (Weekly)

LGBTQ Coffee Nights

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.
Pride Center, Sol Center (2nd Floor)
University Student Union

T-Time (Weekly)

T-Time

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 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

QTPOC Conversations (Weekly)

QTPOC Conversations

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

Karaoke Nights (Monthly)

Karaoke Nights

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/Spring
Select Wednesdays
8 – 10 p.m.
Games Room (Across from the SRC Entrance)
University Student Union

Deaf Queer Coffee (Monthly)

The Pride Center invites you to a night of community and connection in American Sign Language at Deaf Queer Coffee. Join the Deaf and LGBTQ communities in the Pride Center for an evening of great coffee, tasty snacks, and American Sign Language. All signing levels welcome!

Fall 2017
Select Thursdays
8 – 10 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 LGBTQ students, allies and resources before your first day of classes! Generation Pride is your chance to begin developing a supportive network of LGBTQ 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!

Beyond the Binary — Fall

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.

National Coming Out Day — Fall

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.

Trans* Awareness Week — Fall

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.

Mix ‘n’ Mingle — Spring

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!

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 LGBTQ community. Allies are welcome to participate in Rainbow Graduation too.