‘Same-Sex Hand Holding Day’ at Jesuit University
Posted February 11, 2011
Xavier University in Cincinnati, a Catholic and Jesuit institution, will be hosting “‘Queer Week’ presented by Xavier Allies” on campus this semester from March 30 to April 3, according to the University website.
Among the events planned for Queer Week at Xavier is “Same-Sex Hand Holding Day”. From the University’s event page:
A week to embrace and celebrate the use of queer as an inclusive, unifying socio-political term for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, straight, transsexual, intersexual, gender queer, or anyone else who supports the equality of all identities and expressions. Monday: 1:30 Distribution of ‘Gay, Fine By Me’ T-Shirts on the Greenspace 7pm Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Hate Crimes Tuesday: Queer Awareness Display and Tabling in Gallagher Wednesday: 7pm An academic performance by Kate Bornstein “On Women, Men and the Rest of Us” in Kelley Auditorium Thursday: 7pm Showing of ‘Milk’ with panel discussion in Gallagher Theater Friday: 4pm Same-Sex Hand Holding Day/Solidarity and Closing Ceremonies