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Pride Candlelight Vigil

Wednesday, Apr 20, 8:30 pm
The Portico

Our candlelight vigil will be a dedication that memorializes those who have died due to LGBTQ+ hate-crimes or other issues afflicting the community. There will be readings and specific dedications to each group. You are welcome to share some words. 

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Straight-Talk Panel

Tuesday, Apr 19, 6 pm
Fireside Lounge

Come out and listen to students discuss their experiences with being LGBTQ+! After they share their stories, you will have a chance to ask them questions. 


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Pride Week Drag Show

Friday, Apr 22, 9 pm
Pondside View of Slep

Join the Keystone Alliance/Gaylife Newsletter on Friday, April 22, 2015 at 9 pm at Slep Student Center as we celebrate Gay Pride.  Sponsored by the Keystone Alliance/Gaylife Newsletter and the Penn State Altoona GSA. Join us for a drag show and celebration. 

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Pride Week Events

The event ideas so far as follows:

Rally  Straight talk panel (who is doing this?) We need an L, G, B, T, A, Q.. + --.really any letter of the spectrum that someone is willing to do!  Movie (Documentary or film?) Drag Show


Other ideas to explore/ have in conjunction with another event 

Basket raffle or some sort of fundraiser with proceeds donated to an LGBTQ+ nonprofit organization? Who will back us? Can we find donors (fundraising considerations?)  Are...

7th Annual Gay Pride Drag Show

Saturday, Apr 18, 8 pm
Pondside View of Slep

Join the Gay-Straight Alliance as we celebrate Pride Week with a drag show on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8 pm in the Pondside View of Slep. 

There will be local performers from the area, as well as ones from different states!  There will also be guest speakers. 

Support the LGBTQ community, and get out to this unique event on campus. 

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Transgender Day of Remembrance Candlelight Vigil

Thursday, Nov 20, 7 pm
Fireside Lounge at Slep

Our candlelight vigil will be preceded by a presentation that memorializes those who have died due to transphobia, or the hatred or fear of trans or gender non-conforming people. 

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GSA Halloween Party

Tuesday, Oct 28, 7 pm
Fireside Lounge at Slep

Come out in your halloween costume (optional) for our special Halloween-themed meeting, where this will be games, prizes (for costume), and food!

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Gay Straight Alliance Straight Talk Panel

Wednesday, Apr 17, 12 pm
Slep Pond View Lounge

The Gay Straight Alliance will be holding a Straight Talk Panel in which LGBT and straight ally students on the panel will answer questions posed to them by audience members regarding their stories of coming out, gay friends, etc.

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The 3rd Annual Altoona Pride Celebration and Drag Show

Saturday, Apr 6, 10 pm
Slep Pondview Lounge

The Penn State Altoona Gay-Straight Alliance and Campus Activities Board will be co-hosting the 3rd Annual Altoona Pride Celebration and Drag show on Saturday, April 6th at 10pm in the Slep Pondview Lounge.

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Sarah McDonald updated the event National Coming Out Day

"Straight Talk" Panel and Discussion

Tuesday, Apr 17, 12:15 pm
135 Hawthorn

Gay Straight Alliance presents "Straight Talk," a panel and discussion featuring the personal stories of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and ally students/faculty. Come dispel myths, challenge stereotypes, and learn about the experiences of LGBTA people. Will be plenty of time for Q&A.

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FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO Showing and Discussion

Wednesday, Apr 18, 7:30 pm
101-103 Misciagna

Gay-Straight Alliance presents FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO, a documentary that examines the intersection of homosexuality and Christianity in the United States.

Not your typical Pride Week film, but we believe it has something to offer for (almost) everyone. It touches upon so many important topics!

"Through the experiences of five very normal, very Christian, very American families -- including those of former House Majority Leader Richard G...

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2nd Annual Penn State Altoona Pride Celebration Drag Show

Friday, Apr 20, 8 pm
Adler Gym


The 2nd Annual Penn State Altoona Pride Celebration Drag Show is the grand finale of Pride Week, a weeklong series of events that celebrate diversity, promote gay rights, and increase visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and issues through education and entertainment. The Pride Celebration Drag Show will feature drag kings and queens from Altoona, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and beyond. One by one these performers will take cente...

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Pride Picnic and Open Mic

Thursday, Apr 19, 12:15 pm
Laurel Pavilion

The Pride Picnic will feature food (sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity), a staged reading by Penn State Altoona students, and an open mic. Students are invited to share songs/poems/stories about pride, diversity, and LGBT issues.

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E-Quality Consignment Shop Visit

Friday, Sep 2, 4 pm
2636 West Chestnut Avenue, Side Entrance, Altoona, PA 16601

Join GSA as we visit a new, local equal rights consignment shop, E-Quality. Bring unwanted items to consign (you get 60% of what your item sells for) or bring a couple of bucks to find a treasure and support a good cause. Check out and "like" the store on Facebook here.

It's about 4 miles from campus. You can carpool with Amber and I or meet us there. Email if you have any questions.

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Frank Chumbiray updated the event First Gay Straight Alliance meeting

Frank Chumbiray updated the event GSA meeting

Frank Chumbiray updated the event GSA Meeting

Rachael Hartman commented on the event GSA Meeting

Frank Chumbiray updated the event First Gay Straight Alliance meeting