Meet new friends, learn something interesting, and celebrate the LGBTQ and Ally community at Babson! Here’s what we’re up to over the coming months. Wondering what we’ve been up to in the past? See our list of past events.
Campus events: Pride Month Edition
DAY OF SILENCE: April 17, all day
Silence can create change! Every hear, hundreds of thousands of students around the world take a vow of silence on a Friday in April. This quiet but powerful student-led action raises awareness about the silencing effects of anti-LGBTQ bullying, harrassment, and discrimingation. To learn more, go to dayofsilence.org.
TRIM PRIDE: April 23 at noon in Trim Dining Hall
Show your Pride and join us for lunch at Trim. Stop by, and spin the wheel to win some cool prizes. Make sure to save room for our rainbow cake made by Sodexo!
RENT: THE MOTION PICTURE: April 23, Trim Dining Hall
RENT depicts the lives of a group of modern Bohemians as they deal with sexuality, drugs, paying their rent, and life under the shadow of AIDS. RENT takes place in New York's East Village from 1989 to 1990. This event is hosted by Babson's LGBTQ Action Group.
3rd Annual Lavender Graduation Ceremony: April 30, 2:30pm-4:30 at the Glavin Chapel
Babson's Lavender Graduation is a celebratory event to recognize and honor the contributions and achievements of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and ally students. This event will provide an opportunity to reflect on, recognize and honor significant contributions of continuing students, Babson faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the College. Please RSVP here
March with Babson in the BOSTON GAY PRIDE PARADE! June 13, 11am-2pm
Please join the Babson LGBTQ and Ally Community in the Boston Pride
Parade on June 13! We encourage you to join with your family and friends
for this great parade. This event happens rain or shine- we'll see you
Register and see details regarding the day's events here.
LGBTQ Safe Zone Training
Local and National Events
April 16: Boston Spirit LGBTQ Executive Networking Night Join Boston Spirit magazine for their 8th Annual LGBTQ Executive Networking Night at the Boston Marriot Copley Place from 6-9pm. Last year's event was attended by more than 1,500 local LGBTQ corporate professionals, making it the largest LGBTQ business event in New England. Must RSVP.
Website for more information and registration: http://bostonspiritmagazine.com/2015/01/boston-spirit-2015-lgbt-executive-networking-night-april-16/