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Penn State’s Pride Week Begins Monday

The LGBTQA Student Resource Center’s annual Pride Week begins Monday, featuring a number of activities slated to celebrate individuals within the community. The festivities kick off with the HUB Takeover from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Monday.

On Tuesday, the BP Pride Lunch and Learn will take place in HUB 133 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., where attendees will receive a free lunch. Emily McGranachan will present her talk “Maybe Baby: LQBTQ Paths to Parenthood” later on in the day at 6 p.m. in the HUB’s Flex Theatre.

The Pride rally on the steps of Old Main highlights Wednesday’s activities at noon, followed by Shane Bitney Crone’s “Bridgeroom” at 7 p.m. in the Freeman Auditorium.

On Thursday, McGranachan speaks again with her “Growing Up Queer: LGBTQA Parents and Children” presentation that will take place at 12 p.m. in 134 HUB. Later on, Carnegie Cinema plays host to Penn State Student Film Organization’s viewing of Out in the Night at 7:30 p.m.

Friday’s events commence with the Pride March, which will begin on the Boucke Building steps at noon. Additionally, the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center will be home to the Pride Shabbat hosted by the Penn State Hillel at 6:30 p.m.

The week’s festivities finish off on Saturday with the LGBTQA Prom hosted by the School of Theatre from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. in 119 Theatre Building.

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