Jason and deMarco To Play at Event for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Awareness

Musical duo Jason & deMarco will play for homeComing OUT Week.

WHAT:Jason & deMarco: Musical Presentation & Dialogue WHEN:           6:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 7) WHERE:         Room 169 of the Human Sciences Building on the Texas Tech campus EVENT:          Texas Tech’s GLBTQ Steering Committee will bring GLBT outreach musical duo Jason & deMarco to Texas Tech for homeComing OUT Week. Together Jason & deMarco’s vocal harmonies are mesmerizing, unified by transcendent and uplifting lyrics, making their appeal multi-generational, touching most everyone who hears them. This is one of more than 20 events open to the Texas Tech and Lubbock communities 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 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 information, visit www.depts.ttu.edu/wstudies. Find Texas Tech news, experts and story ideas at www.media.ttu.edu. CONTACT: Tricia Earl, coordinator of the Women’s Studies Program, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-4335 ext. 392, patricia.a.earl@ttu.edu.