Event Calendar ...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 meetings or email our president.


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 National Coming Out Day 2007

 Lets Talk About It!


 Monday, October 9, 2008

 Slep TV Lounge: 12-2pm.


 This year's 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 food.


 Operation Safe Trick or Treat

 Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat!


 Wednesday, October 22th, 2008

 IM Field, 6pm to 8pm


The Gay-Straight Alliance along with many other organizations will be passing out free candy to trick-or-treaters.

We hope to see you there!


Ally Week

Become a Straight Ally to the Gay Community


Following Dates:

November 18th and 19th

The Lobby of Hawthorne


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

PSU Altoona's Fifth 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!


Monday, April 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:


This will also be the night to pick up your free Pride Week raffle card.

Come to all the events from the 21st to the 24th and be entered to win a big prize!


Tuesday, April 22nd: The Gay-Straight Alliance Presences:

The Penn State Altoona Movie Awards (PAMAs)


Tuesday, April 22

Location TBA

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!


Wednesday, April 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 magnets.



Thursday, April 24th: Drag Bingo



See many student leaders and volunteers dressed in Drag, calling out bingo numbers and passing out cards.

Excellent prizes for winners and the winner of the Pride Week raffle will be announced!


Friday, April 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 National 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.







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 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, and more.


 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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