Carnegie Mellon University

Pride Month 2022

CMU Community Events

Keynote Speaker Hugh Ryan

June 28, 2022, from 12 - 1:15 p.m. streamed in Simmons B in Tepper Quad and via Zoom

hugh-ryan.jpegHugh Ryan is a writer and curator, and most recently, the author of "The Women's House of Detention," a queer history of the infamous prison that once dominated Greenwich Village. His first book, "When Brooklyn Was Queer," won a 2020 New York City Book Award, was a New York Times Editors' Choice in 2019, and was a finalist for the Randy Shilts and Lambda Literary Awards. He was honored with the 2020 Allan Berube Prize from the American Historical Association. In 2019-2021, he worked on the Hidden Voices: LGBTQ+ Stories in U.S. History curricular materials for the NYC Department of Education.

Join us in person or on Zoom for this keynote address and conversation.

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CMU Libraries DEI Book Display: Transgender People (the T of LGBTQIA+) throughout June

To honor Pride Month, the University Libraries Diversity Book Display will focus on Transgender aspects of LGBTQIA+. A physical book display is now available at the Libraries with the selection rotating weekly. Some of the eBooks listed also have a physical listing. Please check the availability.

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The ABCs of the LGBTQIA+ Lunch and Learn hosted by Vibrant Pittsburgh on June 15 at 12 p.m.

Every June LGBTQIA+ communities are celebrated in the U.S. and around the world. With diversity, equity, and inclusion as important as ever, we must ask the question: How does Pride continue throughout the year?

This interactive session will focus on developing a better understanding of LGBTQIA+ identities and experiences through an intersectional lens; using respectful and inclusive language; understanding the role that you can play as an ally in supporting LGBTQIA+ people; and how you can help to create an inclusive environment for all.

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Pride Day at the Pirates Game on June 17 at 7 p.m.

The Student Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion invites you to join us at Pride Night at the Pirates' game on Friday, June 17 at 7 p.m.! Students can request tickets sponsored by the Center using this form. Tickets will be confirmed on Monday, June 6. All attendees will receive a special Pride Pirates t-shirt. If you are a faculty or staff member and are interested in a ticket, you may email and we will email you if there are available tickets. Tickets are limited to two per person.

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LGBTQIA+ Faculty and Staff Alliance Social Event on June 21 from 12 - 1 p.m.

The LGBTQIA+ Faculty and Staff Alliance are hosting a lunch in the Connan Room, CUC. At this event, they will be collecting items for the Hugh Lane Wellness Foundation community pantry. Contact for more information.

Diversity & Inclusion Network Pride Luncheon on June 30 at 12 p.m.

The Student Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion welcomes you to our Diversity and Inclusion Network luncheon on Thursday, June 30 from 12 - 2 p.m. As Pride Month comes to an end, we invite you you to share a meal with us in the Center. A conversation will be led by CMU's own Dr. Tim Haggerty, the Director of the Humanities Scholars Program and adjunct professor in History.

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