The full 2020 calendar and flyers are available on our Instagram account: @mccsjec
Virtual Library Display
The MiraCosta College Library has created captivating Online Displays featuring items from their collections of each of the History and Heritage Months. Make sure to check out the following online displays for books and ebooks, biographies of famous people, and online films and documentaries.
Thursday, October 8 @ 3 - 4:30pm
Screening of Saturday Church
Screening of the story of Ulysses, a 14-year-old boy who encounters a vibrant transgender community who take him to "Saturday Church," a program for LGBTQ youth. Ulysses manages to keep his two worlds apart; appeasing his aunt and discovering his passion for the NYC ball scene and voguing, until his double life is revealed.
Monday, October 12 @ 3 - 4:30pm
Discussion of Saturday Church
Register at https://tinyurl.com/lgbtqia2020film2
Join our panelists for a lively discussion of the themes and topics from the film, Saturday Church
Starting October 15th
Qu(e)ery! An LGBTQIA+ Digital Library Scavenger Hunt
Test your knowledge of the Library's databases and digital collections with this Queer-themed quiz and win a prize! Visit the beautiful exhibit athttps://library.miracosta.edu/lgbtqiahistory and stay tuned for contest entry details.
Wednesday, October 15th @ 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Proposition 101 with ASG
Register at https://tinyurl.com/proposition101
Join in an engaging dialogue with the Associated Student Government to learn more about propositions on the upcoming ballot and what your vote means!
Friday October 16 @ 7pm
Angels in America: Part 2
Join the GSA and Backstage Players to screen the second half of a play that centers around the AIDS epidemic viewed through a lens of grief and spiritualism.
Thursday, October 22 @ 3-4:30PM
Queer Games Arcade
Register at https://tinyurl.com/QueerGamesArcade
Join us to play, create, and discuss the world of queer games and LGBTQIA+ content in games. Both non-gamers and gamers are welcome!
Friday, October 23 @ 1 - 2 pm
Queer Musical Bingo
Register at https://tinyurl.com/lgbtqia2020bingo
Test your knowledge of songs by LGBTQIA+ musicians for your chance to win prizes.
Friday October 23 @ 7pm
Join the GSA and Backstage Players to screen a joyous musical about a shoemaker and a drag queen, and how they have more in common than society would have led them to believe.
Friday, October 23 @ 4-6PM
Brother Outsider Screening with GSA & BSU
Register at https://tinyurl.com/MCCBrotherOutsider
Join us to watch and discuss the life of Bayard Rustin, a gay, Black activist in the civil rights movement.
Tuesday, October 27th @ 4-5:30PM
Virtual Paint Party with El Comalito Collective
Register at https://tinyurl.com/MCCLatinxPaint
Keep the creativity flowing and paint along with the artist/activists of @ElComalitoCollective while discussing the intersections of Queer and Chicanx identities. Register to learn how to pick up your free canvas, paint, and brushes before the event!
Friday, October 30th @ 7 pm
Drag Me to Hell
Register at https://tinyurl.com/MCCDrag2020
Do your makeup and strut your stuff with us. Afterwards, get ready to watch the classic Rocky Horror Picture Show!
Monday, November 16 @ 4:00 PM
Finding Queer Ancestors: Archaeological and Historical Approaches
Register at https://tinyurl.com/FindingQueer
Join archaeologist and PhD student Jennifer Lupu for a talk about gender nonconformity and same-sex attraction in the early 20th century. Learn about people who fought to live as themselves, disrupting social norms.
Prior Year Events
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