Tri - I | LGBTQ | National Coming Out Day
Whether you're a member of the LGBTQ community or identify as an ally, be proud of who you are and show your support for LGBTQ equality!
Featured Speaker | Pidgeon Pagonis
Celebrate National Coming Out Day with us as our featured speaker shares the documentary, "The Son I Never Had" and conducts a workshop about Intersex/Trans/GNC/POC identity.
Pidgeon (Chicago, IL) is an intersex activist, educator and filmmaker. They are a leader in the intersex movement’s fight for bodily autonomy and justice. Their goal is to deconstruct the dangerous myths that lead to violations of intersex people’s human rights, including common, irreversible medical procedures performed without consent to make bodies conform to binary sex stereotypes. Pidgeon has a decade’s worth of experience giving talks and facilitating intersex workshops around the globe.
Pidgeon will be leading attendees through a variety of activities throughout the event.
11:00 a.m. | Workshop: “2 Cute 2 Be Erased: Intersex/Trans/GNC/POC Resist the Medical Industrial Complex”
1:00 p.m. | Screening of Pidgeon’s Documentary, “The Son I Never Had”
1:30 p.m. | Keynote Speech Followed by a Q&A and Meet & Greet
Sponsored by the LGBTQ Student Resource Center.