Nebraska celebrates Pride Month

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Nebraska celebrates Pride Month

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will celebrate LGBTQA+ Pride Month with a series of events.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will celebrate LGBTQA+ Pride Month with a series of events.

June is Pride Month for the LGBTQA+ community, and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will be celebrating with a series of events.

Pride Month commemorates the anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion in New York City on June 28, 1969, which ignited a national firestorm of activism that brought new visibility to the struggle for LGBT equality. It is considered to be the birth of the modern LGBT movement.

June 5

We’re Still Here: The All-Day Queer Celebration - 2 p.m.

An online party for pride, hosted by Eventbrite and featuring creators around the world. Register to attend here.

Book Discussion: The Deviant’s War - 5 p.m.

An author talk with Eric Cervini will be followed by a Q&A Discussion with Miss Rhonda Bout on the book “The Deviants War: Homosexual vs. the United States of America.” The book is based on firsthand accounts, recently declassified FBI records and 40,000 personal documents. Register online.

June 18

Drag Queen Bingo - 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Celebrate pride during a virtual Drag Queen Bingo night hosted by Yuka Layme. The event is open to all university faculty, staff and students. Prizes will be awarded to each game winner.

June 20

Inaugural Star City Pride Parade - Virtual Edition - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Star City Pride is making history with Lincoln’s first-ever Virtual Pride Parade. All are invited to be a part of this online event. Learn more about the event here.

LGBTQ Digital Pride and Migration 2020: Looking Backward and Moving Forward Together - 1 p.m.

World Refugee Day is celebrated on June 20 of every year to commemorate the struggles of millions of displaced people. LGBTQ Pride and Migration 2020 is a digital pride event that will give people from different parts of the world an opportunity to celebrate love and resistance. Learn more here.

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