All posts tagged "Pride Week"

  • Pride Week: LGBT Center Celebrates 10 Years on Campus

    By Joseph Lyell — Oct. 25 marked the start of Pride Week at U of L, with events scheduled through Nov. 7. The nearly two-week long celebration is an observance of the LGBT Center’s 10-year anniversary. On...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • Michael Sam delivers Pride Week keynote speech

    By Phillip Lentsch– The University of Louisville LGBT Center capped off its annual Pride Week with an unlikely ally: a football player. Michael Sam, former University of Missouri defensive end and the first openly gay NFL player,...

    • Posted November 3, 2016
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  • ‘Wave your flag’ at this year’s Pride Week

    This week, running from Sept. 28 through Oct. 2, U of L’s LGBT Center will “wave their flag” during the annual U of L Pride Week Festival. It seems like last year would be a hard year to...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • Pride takes strides toward equality

    “Being gay is the only identity where people will hate you, your family might hate you, and God could hate you.” Words Brian Buford, the director of the LGBT Center heard when he first came out as a...

    • Posted September 28, 2014
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  • Undocumented: Jose Antonio Vargas shares his story

    By Simon Isham– Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author and advocate for immigration reform and LGBT rights, was asked to speak on the “intersection of identity”, the theme for this year’s U of L Pride...

    • Posted October 16, 2012
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  • Pride Week shows campus-wide tolerance

    By Aimee Jewell– Pride Week, an annual celebration of the LGBT culture around the University of Louisville campus took place Sept. 30 to Oct. 5. The first week in October was packed with festivities that encouraged students...

    • Posted October 16, 2012
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  • Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist delivers keynote speech for Pride Week

    By Simon Isham– Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, and advocate for immigration reform and LGBT rights, delivered the keynote speech for the university’s 2012 Pride Week this evening at 7 p.m. in the Student...

    • Posted October 3, 2012
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