WNY GSA Activities

IMPORTANT!
Not ALL clubs celebrate ALL events.
And, your club can celebrate any event any time during the year that it wants to!
October too early & too busy to do ALLY WEEK?!
So celebrate it during January if you want to!!!

September-October is National Hispanic History Month
Go to http://www.lgbthistorymonth.com
 Under Resources at top print icons of famous
LGBT Hispanic individuals

During the 2015-2016 school year:
LGBT History Month – October 1-31
ALLY WEEK – October – Sept. 28-Oct. 2
National Coming Out Day – Sunday, October 11
Wear It Purple Day/SpiritDay (GLAAD) – Oct. 15
“Mix It Up Day” @ Lunch – Oct. 27

National Trans Day of Remembrance – Friday, November 20

No Name Calling Week – Jan. 18-22, 2016

February is Black History Month
Go to http://www.lgbthistorymonth.com
Under Resources at top print icons of famous
LGBT members of the African-American/Black community

March is National Women’s Herstory Month
Go to http://www.lgbthistorymonth.com
Under Resources at top print icons of famous
lesbian/ bi individuals

WNY GSA Conferences – 2 in 2016 – 1 in the north & 1 in the south!
North:  Wed. March 16th
South:  TBA

Day of Silence – Friday, April 15, 2016

Empire State Pride Agenda’s
Trans Equality & Justice Day 2016 
– TBA

May is  National Jewish American History Month
Go to http://www.lgbthistorymonth.com
Under Resources at top print icons of famous
LGBT individuals of the Jewish faith

May  is also National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Go to http://www.lgbthistorymonth.com
Under Resources at top print icons of famous
LGBT Hispanic individuals

Tapestry’s GSA “Gay Bingo” –  May, 2016 – date TBA
All GSAs invited!

JUNE is LGBT PRIDE  Month!

Pride Parade – Sunday, June 5, 2016
No banner yet?  Let Marvin know ASAP!

4th annual “Diversity Prom” – Friday, June 10, 2016 @ Babeville

WNY GSA Conferences
2015 – Wed. March 25th @ Hamburg HS!
2014 – Lancaster/Depew
2013 – Amherst
2012 – Frontier
2011 – Sweet Home
2010 – Niagara Wheatfield
2009 – Kenmore West