The University of Plymouth LGBT Group have come up with some fantastic events to mark LGBT History Month 2012. The LGBT History & Liberation themed events will raise awareness on campus and celebrate diversity at our university!
There are a few details that need to be confirmed and events may be subject to change so keep up to date with the events on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/225547784195695/
Feb 6th: FILM NIGHT: We Were Here
“A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis.
Location: Roland Levinsky Building LT2
Facebook Event: http://on.fb.me/yQRvqY
11 – 14:00
The National Blood Service are back on campus at the University of Plymouth and we need you out in force to encourage as many people as possible to donate blood on behalf of our men who have sex with men who can not!
We will have a stand explaining the old rules / new rules and why they are still WRONG!
We will be there throughout the day so drop past when ever you can or feel please feel free to stay all day to help! I’m sure cake of some sort will be provided for helpers…!
Facebook Event: http://on.fb.me/wB4nKH
9th: ReFreshers Fair (10am – 4pm)
13th: Cutting and Sticking workshop! (UP:LGBT Members Only)
Roland Levinsky Cross Point 11 – 14.00
UP:LGBT+ are joining forces with Amnesty International for NUS LGBTs Love without borders campaign!
Come and see how much you know about LGBT Law across the world.
We will be set up at the Roland Levinsky Cross point so drop by when you can and bring lots of friends with you! OR Please feel free to join us for the day to help out.
There will indeed be cake at this event ( Baked by none other than the president himself – or failing that, Sainsburys 😛 )
Facebook Event: http://on.fb.me/xeyO2f
16th: Interactive Timeline
Cross Point Roland Levinsky building 10:30 – 17:00
UP:LGBT+ are going to be showing off there amazing creativity from earlier in the week.
Our LGBT History Month timeline will be on display at the cross point for all to see!
We will be asking passers by to take a post-it note and add a date which is important to them onto our timeline! It doesn’t have to be LGBT specific and can have as much meaning to them as they want. (If you guys didnt get a chance to make your mark you can do too)
Each person who adds a date to our timeline will get a raffle ticket (Exciting stuff!!)
1st Prize is a £20 Nandos Voucher! (nom)
2nd Prize is a bottle of wine!
3rd Prize is likely to be chocolate!
4th Prizes etc will be stonewall “Some People are Gay” or “Love your inner Lesbian” posters!
YAY Everyone likes a good raffle.
Bring friends, flatmates, family, pets.. Everyone. Again please feel free to drop by or stay and help for as much of the day as you can!
We want to make this the busiest society event UPSU has ever seen!
Facebook Event: http://on.fb.me/xGpx6b
18th: Social with the Exeter Lions Football Team
UP:LGBT+ are taking over the UPSU Sunday Quiz!
We will have the normal general knowledge round as well as LGBT History month themed rounds! Including Picture & Music rounds!
Get a team together (max 6) and see how much you learnt at the time line event!
Only a pound each to enter! Come for an evening that is sure to be a laugh (Even if its just at the committee reading questions out)
Facebook Event: http://on.fb.me/zNC56O
20th: FILM NIGHT: Imagine Me and You
Our second Film night for LGBT History Month!
We will be showing ‘Imagine Me & You‘
“A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride’s family and friends. ”
Check out the trailer here: http://www.imdb.com/title/
Bring a quid or two for some popcorn!!
Venue to be confirmed so keep up to date on facebok
Facebook Event: http://on.fb.me/AwQOzx
22nd: Bowling (plus OPTIONAL follow on to Brass Monkey and C103) (UP:LGBT Members Only)
Facebook Event: http://on.fb.me/ypeOYA
24th: LGBT Night @ UPSU
Details to follow
27th: FILM NIGHT: Rocky Horror! (with an OPTIONAL Rocky Horror themed social afterwards)
When it emerged that some of our committee members hadn’t seen this we all agreed it had to be fixed.
We do indeed expect singing and dancing however joining in is not compulsory.
Shouldn’t need an introduction but in case you don’t know check it out:
Option of a Rocky Horror Themed social for afters!
See you there!
Facebook Event: http://on.fb.me/yCXRMV
Note this is the 2nd opportunity to see the Rocky Horror show in Plymouth during February as it is being shown on Valentines night.