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 P.R.I.D.E. Week: March 23-28, 2015


Afrekete at Spelman College and IAME at Clark Atlanta University will join together for the first time ever to host the annual P.R.I.D.E. Week activities designed to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender culture and pride. 

Monday, March 23

Open Mic Night

7 p.m. | Museum of Fine Art, Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center

An open mic night where members of the LGBTQ community speak, sing, dance, recite a poem, etc about what Pride means to them.

Tuesday, March 24

LGBTQ Safe Sex Workshop

7 p.m. - 8 p.m. |  Spelman College
Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, Lower Level Room 32

Learn how to protect yourself from STDs, build up your negotiation and communication skills, and get all your safer sex questions answered.

Wednesday, March 25

Embracing Our Roots
Guest Speaker: Cheryl Courtney Evans

6 p.m. | Clark Atlanta University, Carl & Mary Ware Academic Center

A keynote presentation on embracing and learning from our history as Black LGBT/Queer identifying people.  Cheryl Courtney-Evans is a trans leader and activist who works in support of the LaGender, Inc. transgender group.  She received her certification as a transgender peer counselor through a United States Conference of Mayors grant program. She currently serves ATL's trans community via TILTT, Inc, or Transgender Individuals Living Their Truth,  the first transgender support and advocacy organization.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

AUC Game Night

9 p.m. | Spelman College, Lower Level Manley Concourse

A fun game night and intimate pillow talk about taboo topics of the LGBTQ community.

Let-There-Be-Fierce!-IGFriday, March 27, 2015

Drag Show

8 p.m. | Spelman College, Manley Student Center, Upper Concourse

Join us for a fierce drag show, including dance, acting and performance on stage.  

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Queens & Kings of the Jungle

9 p.m. to midnightSpelman College, Manley College Atrium

The Queer Prom represents a safe space for LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Intersex) to celebrate who they are. EVERYONE is welcome to attend this event. 

All events are free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact Kary Gray, community service director for Afrekete at