Pride Week: April 10-15

Students participating in pride parade.

Published March 10, 2023

The Intercultural Diversity Center is celebrating Pride Week from April 10-15 with a variety of activities and events. Join us to honor LGBTQ+ histories, cultures, and lives all week long! All are welcome to get involved and participate in Pride Week events.

Join us for Pride Week 2023!

April 10: Pride March and Mixer
2 – 6 p.m. 

March leaves from Knox Quad at the Progress Pride Paths. The mixer will immediately follow the march in the Student Union Lobby

March to celebrate your identity, support your peers, and honor the history of LGBTQ+ activists who paved the way for the community today. Beginning in Knox Quad at the Progress Pride Paths, this march will be immediately followed by a mixer with speakers, food, and conversation in the Student Union Lobby.

>> Faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in the Pride March! Guidance for faculty and staff is available through the LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association.

April 11:  TS Madison Student Only Session  3 – 4:30 p.m.,  240 Student Union

Join us for a student-only session with keynote speaker, TS Madison before her speech later on. 

>> RSVP for the TS Madison student event.  

April 11: University Pride Lecture: TS Madison, 7 - 8:30 p.m., Lippes Concert Hall, Slee Hall

TS Madison (Pronouns: she/her) is arguably one of the biggest names on social media and as an influencer!  TS Madison, also affectionately referred to as Maddie, is an American Reality television personality, actress and LGBTQ activist. Madison has built her social media influencer name by walking in her unapologetic truth, as an openly transgender woman.

The icon TS Madison also adds reality star to her credit with "The TS Madison Experience" airing on WE TV.  TS Madison, the music artist superstar continues to make history. She is featured on Beyonce's "COZY", from her 2022 album "Renaissance". Madison and Honey Dijon (a producer on "Cozy", the song Madison's audio appears on) are the first Black trans women to land a top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100.  Come and join us for the second annual University Pride Lecture.

All are welcome to attend. No registration is required.

Co-Sponsored by Office of Inclusive Excellence 

April 12: Pride Paint & Sip, 6 – 8 p.m., Red Jacket, Main Lounge - Ellicott Complex

Pride week means celebrating diversity and spreading love! Come celebrate what "Equal Love" means to you, at this year's "Pride Paint & Sip". 

Refreshments and supplies provided.

Co-sponsored by UB Prism

April 12: LGBTQ FSA,  5 – 7 p.m., Tappo Pizza

Meet up with members of the LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association to socialize and celebrate UB Pride Week at Tappo Pizza located at 166 Chandler Street, Buffalo, NY 14207.  Friends and partners are welcome! 

>> RSVP for the LGBTQ FSA meet up.

April 13: Queer Climate Justice, 3-4:30 p.m.  240 Student Union

In this session, attendees will learn about queer climate justice, and be asked for their input on how it relates to UB’s Climate Action Plan.

April 14: PRISM OTA Ball, 7 – 11 p.m. Harriman Hall, South Campus

Join us for our Open to All Ball. In collaboration with the IDC, PRISM is showcasing ballroom culture for the first time at UB. Learn about the culture and why it is so important in the QTPOC community.  

April 15: Queer Prom:  7 – 11 p.m., Center for the Arts Atrium

Queer Prom concludes UB Pride Week 2023! Dance the night away with food and refreshments in your fanciest fits. Featuring a live DJ and a photographer to capture your prom photos.

*Photos will only be taken during the first two hours of the event.

For more services and opportunities like this:

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240 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2434