Programs and events sponsored by or supported by Gender & Sexuality Programs at Lafayette.

Celebrated in October, Lafayette College annually organizes programs, workshops, and events to commemorate the rich history, culture, and trailblazing icons of our LGBTQIA+ community.

National Coming Out Day Celebration & Resource Fair

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA+ awareness day observed to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and other sexual orientation and gender identity diverse people in “coming out of the closet”. Stop by for free giveaways, fun prizes, and educational resources.

LGBTQIA+ History Month Keynote Speaker 2021: Malcolm Kenyatta

Malcolm Kenyatta is an American politician from North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A member of the Democratic Party, he has served as the Pennsylvania State Representative for the 181st district since 2019. He is one of the youngest elected State Representatives in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the first openly-LGBTQ person of color elected to either chamber of the Pennsylvania General Assembly in the state’s history. On February 18, 2021, Kenyatta announced his bid for the 2022 United States Senate election in Pennsylvania.

Lafayette GSP discussion drag in New Orleans and queer identities in the south.

Discussion and Q&A with Stuart Sox, Director, and Franky Canga & Laveau Contraire, Co-Stars and Exec. Producers, from the film To Decadence with Love, Thanks for Everything.

Lafayette College GSP COVID 19 Discussion with Bradbury Sullivan Community Center

As part of LGBTQIA+ History Month programming, we discuss COVID 19 and the vaccine with Bradbury Sullivan Community Center in Allentown.

Transgender Day of Remembrance & Transgender Awareness Week

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.