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LGBTQA+ Center staff are available by phone, email and Zoom to support students remotely.

History Month

Events LGBTQA+ History Month

LGBTQA+ History Month is observed annually in October to recognize and celebrate the achievements and contributions of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Asexual community and those who support, nurture, and advocate for us. The Director of the Center has developed and updates (as she is able) a UNL and Lincoln history timeline, available here. If you have historical information related to the LGBTQA+ Community at UNL, please email

2019 History Month Activities

October 2-13: Production of The Legend of Georgia McBride, times vary

October 4: Rainbow Ball, Kauffman Residence Center Great Hall, 8:00-11:00 pm

October 11: Raquel Willis Meet and Greet, OASIS Lounge, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

October 11: LGBTQA+ Annual History Month Dinner & Social, 5:00-6:15 pm, pre-dinner social, 6:30 pm, dinner, Cornhusker Marriott Atrium & Grand Ballroom

October 15-17: Not on My Campus Photo Booths, Nebraska Union Booths, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm daily

October 16: Pronouns 101, NU Platte River North, 1:00 - 2:30 pm

October 22: LGBTQA+ 101, Chase 116 (East Campus), 10:00 - 11:30 am

October 25: Night of the Living Drag Show, Nebraska Union Centennial Room, 8:00 pm

October 30: Train the Trainer (LGBTQA+ 101), RSVP Required, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

History Month Poster

History Month Dinner

Every year, the LGBTQA+ Center invites the Lincoln Community to come together to celebrate our rich history. Join us over a semi-formal dinner with great food, moving entertainment, and an amazing keynote speaker.

History Month Dinner
Location The Cornhusker Marriott Hotel Grand Ballroom
333 South 13th Street, Lincoln, NE
Date Friday, October 2, 2020
Schedule 5:00-6:15 pm - pre-dinner social
6:00 pm - ballroom doors open
6:30 pm - program begins

Tickets sold prior to the program and throughout

Drawings throughout the program

Prizes from local Lincoln businesses and organizations

Proceeds supplement dinner costs

Raffle donations accepted and appreciated - contact

Awards 8th Annual Being the Change Award
Keynote Speaker TBD

River City Mixed Chorus - performance during dinner

Vince Learned - piano music before program starts


Some on street (metered) parking (plug until 6 pm)

Parking garage on the west side of the hotel

Program Ads

Everyone purchasing a half table or full table will be included in the program

Ads can be purchased through the form below

Ad prices are discounted with purchase of table

To ensure inclusion in the program, please purchase tables by September 18th

Tables, Tickets, and Ads

Tables and Ads can be purchased using the form below

Individual tickets may be purchased in the SOFS office, located in Nebraska Union 200 - contact Jeff Rech at 402.472.5668


Students can request a scholarship ticket by contacting

Students can also volunteer at the program to cover seat costs


September 18th: Program Ads Due

September 18th: Reservations and meal forms due

September 25th: Scholarship requests due

Purchase Form Available Here


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