Monday, November 15 - Saturday, November 20

This week recognizes anti-transgender violence and celebrates trans* and gender diversity. Students, staff, faculty, and alumni are welcome to participate in a number of our events.

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  • Open Mic
  • Coffee Hour
  • Vigil
  • Found Family DInner
  •   Crafting with Compassion

Monday, November 15 | 5:30 p.m. | AMU 157

Whether you have poetry to share or want to snap along to poems from trans* and gender diverse writers, Gender Out Loud will have it all! Attendees will enjoy performances that center gender and gender expression and have a chance to try their hand at magnet poetry.

Snacks provided.

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Writers are encouraged to participate even if they do not want to perform. Poetry submissions to be part of a gallery can be submitted to - these entries can be kept anonymous or have a name displayed with them. The deadline for submissions is Sunday, Nov 14th at midnight. Please include any content warnings as they apply. 

Tuesday, November 16 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | AMU 157

What’s better than coffee and community? 

Join this coffee hour community circle to meet fellow transgender, nonbinary, and gender diverse peers at MU. Treats, hot drinks, and conversation starters provided.

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Wednesday, November 17 | 3:30 p.m. | AMU 163

Our Trans* Day of Remembrance Vigil will take place in the Alumni Memorial Union room 163. In collaboration with Campus Ministry, this Ignatian Year Event will discuss healing in the unity of our compassion. Program will include prayer, Examen, history, observance, and light refreshments.  All welcome.


Thursday, November 18 | 6:00 p.m. | AMU 248 (Henke Lounge)

The LGBTQ+ Resource Center is hosting a dinner to celebrate the holiday season and discuss the difficulties of family and the joy of community, whether related by blood or not. Reserve your plate for a pasta dinner with our found Marquette LGBTQ+ family. 

found family pasta dinner

Saturday, November 20 | 9:00 p.m. | AMU Ballrooms

Crafting with Compassion is an LGBTQ+ Resource Center and Late Night Marquette collaboration to bring joy, healing, and community on this International Day of Transgender Remembrance.