...a list of our activities open to students, staff, faculty, and the public.
If you wish to take part in planning events, please come to our
email our president.
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National Coming Out Day 2007
theme is "Lets Talk About It!". We will be having an open mic night for
students or faculty to share their own coming out stories or to shared stories
about others coming out to them. There will be informational pamphlets and free
Operation Safe Trick or Treat
Trick or treat,
smell my feet, give me something good to eat!
IM Field, 6pm to 8pm
Alliance along with many other organizations will be passing out free candy to
We hope to see you
Become a Straight
Ally to the Gay Community
November 18th and
The Lobby of
Ally Week is a 2 day
Event were the GSA Recruits Allys From the Straight Community
World Aids Day 2008
The Members of GSA and BUST Are currently
working on a major event for World Aids Day
More Info will be given.
Tentative Date is December 1st
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5th Annual LGBT Pride! Week
Annual LGBT Pride Week! Our LGBT Pride Week occurs on the 3rd Week of April
each year. Click
here for a map of the campus.
These Are The Events From Last Year, Pride Week 2009 is in the Works, More
information will be coming up soon!
21st: Gender Bender Karaoke
Monday, April 21
Slep TV Lounge
Sing your heart out at Karaoke for free with the first place winner
taking home a prize!
Come dressed as the opposite sex to receive extra points.
Pride Week Raffle Card:
will also be the night to pick up your free Pride Week raffle card.
to all the events from the 21st to the 24th and be entered to win a
Tuesday, April 22nd: The Gay-Straight Alliance Presences:
The Penn State
Altoona Movie Awards (PAMAs)
Tuesday, April 22
Come dressed to impress at the first annual
Altoona Movie Awards. We will be giving out awards to the best
student films on campus.
Interested? Submission Guidelines will be
located outside of 202 Slep!
23rd: Day of Silence
Day of Silence is officially on the 24th but the GSA
will be holding it a day early.
Show your support by grabbing some free buttons and
24th: Drag Bingo
See many student
leaders and volunteers dressed in Drag, calling out bingo numbers and passing
Excellent prizes for
winners and the winner of the Pride Week raffle will be announced!
25th: The Gay? Fine By Me Campaign
Come get a free t-shirt that says "gay? fine by me." and wear it to
express your support for the LGBT community! This is part of the
Fine By Me Campaign, which has reached hundreds of
thousands of people at hundreds of college campuses across the
nation! Be sure to come early because we have a very limited
amount of shirts!
Funded by the Student Activities Fee.
P A S T Y
E A R S
Past years events have
included hosting LGBT rights speakers, film screenings, activist events such as
Fine By Me, Nat'l Coming Out Day, and Day of Silence, and fun things like Gender
Bender Karaoke, Drag Bingo, coffee houses featuring bands and/or an open mic,
Historically we have always been active on National Coming Out Day
(Oct. 11th) and World AIDS Day (Dec 1st) in the fall, and V-Day (February), Day of Silence
(April), and our
annual LGBT Pride week (3rd week of April) in the spring.
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