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LGBTQA Student Resource Center will sponsor Pride Week events

Penn State students, faculty and staff participated in a Pride Parade across the University Park campus during Pride Week 2015, a celebration of diversity within the Penn State LGBTQ+ community. Credit: Laura Waldhier / Penn StateCreative Commons

The LGBTQA Student Resource Center will celebrate the diversity within the LGBTQ+ community during its annual Pride Week starting Monday, March 21 with the HUB Takeover event. 

Additional events on the University Park campus of Penn State include:

-- Emily McGranachan, east coast regional manager of the Family Equality Council, will present “Maybe Baby: LGBTQA Paths to Parenthood” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the Flex Theater, HUB.

--  Shane Bitney Crone brings his documentary "BRIDEGROOM" to the Freeman Auditorium in the Hetzel Union Builiding at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23. Serving as the week’s keynote speaker, Crone will introduce the film, and then provide the audience an opportunity to interact during a question-and-answer session. 

-- Eric Lueshen, former kicker for the University of Nebraska football team from 2004-05, will lead a question-and-answer session from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 24 in the LGBTQA Student Resource Center. 

-- Pride March will be held at noon (more details to come) Friday, March 25  and an LGBTQA Prom will be held from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday, March 26 (in conjunction with the School of Theatre)  in 119 Theatre Building.

Campus and community sponsors include: Penn State’s School of Theatre, University Park Allocation Committee, Penn State Student Affairs, Penn State Hillel, Penn State Student Film Organization, Penn State Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses, Penn State Educational Equity and 98.7 The FREQ.

To see a full calendar of events and for more information about this year’s Pride Week, visit or email for a flyer.

Trailer for movie BRIDEGROOM. 

Last Updated March 15, 2016