Texas Tech Announces Event Schedule for GLBTQ Awareness Month

Activities include HomeComing OUT Week events, guest speakers, panel discussions, musical guests, film viewings and more.

GLBTQ Awareness Month celebrates  the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements.

GLBTQ Awareness Month celebrates the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements.

Texas Tech University’s GLBTQ Steering Committee will bring feminist organizer and speaker Shelby Knox and GLBT outreach musical duo Jason & deMarco to the university the week of Oct. 5 for homeComing OUT Week.

These are two of more than 20 events open to the Texas Tech and Lubbock community during GLBTQ Awareness Month, October 2009. Starting Oct. 19, some events pair up with Week Without Violence activities.

The GLBTQ Steering Committee is a coalition of the Lubbock community and Texas Tech University groups. GLBTQ Awareness Month celebrates the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. Events are intended to encourage honesty and openness about being gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or queer.

For more detailed event information, visit the GLBTQ Web site or download the poster.