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Pride Month comes to MCC

Metropolitan Community College will celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month by hosting five educational events. They range from panel discussions to a multimedia performance by guest speaker Tony Enos. Each educational event is free and open to the public.

 

Film and Discussion: “The Campaign”

Monday, June 19, 1:15-2:30 p.m. in room 114 at the Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St.

“The Campaign” follows the people behind California’s historic campaign to defend same-sex marriage through exclusive behind the scene footage, interwoven with national history of same-sex relationship recognition since the 1950s.

 

Film and Discussion: “Out at Work”

Monday, June 26, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in room 120 of the Industrial Training Center at the South Omaha Campus, 27th and Q streets

“Out at Work” chronicles the stories of three gay workers as they seek workplace safety, job security and employee benefits for gay and lesbian workers across the country.

 

Book Discussion: “Second Son: Transitioning Toward My Destiny, Love & Life”

Tuesday, June 27, 12:15-1:15 p.m. in room 110 of Building 10 at the Fort Omaha Campus, 30th and Fort streets

Led by author Ryan Sallans, this discussion focuses on the story that explores the transition experience of Sallans. Each chapter takes the reader through the author’s transition from infant to child, child to body-obsessed teenage girl, teenage girl to eating-disordered young woman, and female to male. Attendees are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussion. Limited copies are available at MCC libraries.

 

LGBTQ Panel: Viva La Vida

Wednesday, June 28, 1-2:15 p.m. in room 110 of Building 10 at the Fort Omaha Campus, 30th and Fort streets

Attendees will hear the stories of some local LGBTQ neighbors and their diverse experiences during this panel discussion.

 

Two Spirit Reclamation multimedia presentation and lecture

Presentation: Thursday, June 29, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in room 120 of the Industrial Training Center at the South Omaha Campus, 27th and Q streets

Lecture: Thursday, June 29, 6:30-7:30 p.m. in room 114 at the Elkhorn Valley Campus

Internationally selling pop recording artist Tony Enos has become one of the most influential “OUT” artists in pop music. He is recognized for his ongoing philanthropic efforts for the LGBTQ community and youth rights, HIV/AIDS awareness and domestic violence awareness. Hear from Enos and how he incorporates his diverse background into his music.