Coming Out Day Celebration and Guest Speaker


Impact, the LGBTQ and ally student organization, will hold its annual Coming Out Day event on Tuesday, Oct. 7 on the north mall from noon – 2 p.m., where students, faculty, and staff share their experiences coming out as LGBT* and allies. If you would like to share your story, please contact James Sheets at

Later, the Queer Cultural Series will host speaker Kara Laricks, winner of NBC’s first season of Fashion Star, in University Center room 275 from 3:30-4:45 p.m. Laricks will speak about designing androgynous clothing, LGBT* influence on fashion, and being a member of the LGBT* community. Anyone who would like more information or faculty who would like to offer extra credit for their students’ attendance should contact Cindy Konrad at or at 472-7169.


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