Shelby Knox to Speak at Redux Screening for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Awareness

Texas Tech’s GLBTQ Steering Committee will host feminist organizer and speaker Shelby Knox.

WHAT:Shelby Knox Redux: Film and Panel Discussion WHEN:           6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 6) WHERE:         Room 169 of the Human Sciences Building on the Texas Tech campus EVENT:          Texas Tech’s GLBTQ Steering Committee will bring feminist organizer and speaker Shelby Knox to Texas Tech for homeComing OUT Week. Shelby Knox Redux is an epilogue to the 2005 film The Education of Shelby Knox, this film takes viewers on a journey of personal awareness, family, faith and transformation. Shelby Knox Redux is a collaboration of Incite Pictures/Cine Qua Non and Active Voice. 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 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 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.