LGBTQ Pride Month

At the University of Missouri, April is celebrated as LGBTQ Pride month! Events, fun, history, education, and community are just some of the things you’ll find. See the calendar for a full listing of Pride Month events with full descriptions.

LGBTQ Resource Center
Pride Month

We are committed to ensuring our events are accessible and inclusive. Please contact at least a week in advance if you anticipate barriers to your participation.

2022 Pride Month Events

April 4

Pride Cakes 
Noon – 2:00 p.m.
Triangle Space in Student Center 

It’s time to kick off Pride Month! Swing by to grab a cupcake and learn more about our upcoming Pride events.

April 4

How to be a Better Trans Ally 
6:00-9:00 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center

Virtual event

Transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming students invite fellow peers and medical professions to learn how to be a better ally to trans people. Join us in person or on Zoom!

April 5

Spectrum Care Event
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Women’s Center Lounge

Transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming students invite fellow peers Join Laura Ellenberger from Spectrum Health Care as she shares the resources Spectrum has to offer to the Columbia community and the LBGTQ community!

April 6

Queer Spring Fling 
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Memorial Union, Stotler Lounge

Join us at Queer Spring Fling to help celebrate Pride! There will be food, crafts, games, and friends. Hope to see you all there!

April 6

OUTLaw Variety Show 
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Café Berlin 

Discover the talents of Hulston Hall in this annual Variety show hosted by Outlaw. General Admission tickets are available on the link below. First-come, first-serve! All proceeds will benefit the LGBTQ community. 

OUTLaw Variety Show Tickets

April 15

7:00-10:00 p.m.
Memorial Union, Stotler Lounge

April 19

Queer Educators Social and Panel
6:00-7:30 p.m.
220 Townsend

This is the chance for queer education students to network, meet other queer students, and ask queer educators panelists questions about their experiences. This is also a great opportunity for allies in education to ask questions and learn as well! 

April 19

Coffee Tuesday: Pride Edition 
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Women’s Center Lounge

Coffee Tuesdays are back! Join us for a special Pride Edition as we have delicious treats and free coffee! There will be door prizes as well. See you then!

April 21

“Queering Space Exploration”
4:00 p.m.
Wrench Auditorium

The Honors College is thrilled to announce that poet, essayist, and former laser physicist Kate Greene has been selected as our 2022 Cherng Distinguished Scholar! In 2013, Greene was the crew writer and second-in-command on the first simulated Mars mission for the HI-SEAS project funded by NASA.

April 20

An Evening with Stephanie Beatriz
7:00 p.m.
Jesse Auditorium

An Evening with Stephanie Beatriz — a moderated Q&A with an award-winning actress, producer, and outspoken LGBTQ+ activist. A natural talent with a striking presence, Beatriz continues to skillfully navigate the entertainment industry with an array of complex roles including Detective Rosa Diaz in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Carla from In the Heights, and most recently voicing Mirabel Madrigal in Encanto. Join us for a compelling and insightful look into LGBTQ+ advocacy and queer representation in the entertainment industry. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the show will start at 7 p.m.

Tickets will be available at the front desk in the CSI, the Missouri Theater Box Office, The Student Center Box Office, and the Mizzou Women’s Center. Tickets will be passed out tickets in Speakers Circle, a well.

April 22

Tie-dye with Pride
2:00-4:30 p.m.
Kuhlman Court

Mizzou Oasis is excited to announce a tie-dye event! Stop by and pick up a Mizzou Pride t-shirt, there will be various colors to choose from! Make sure to RSVP on the LGBTQ Resource Center’s Engage page.

April 26

Catalyst Awards
6:00-8:00 p.m.

Memorial Union, Stotler LoungeThe Catalyst Awards is an annual ceremony that celebrates individuals at Mizzou and in Columbia for their outstanding dedication to LGBTQIA inclusion. Please join us and help celebrate these amazing individuals!