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DUE Nov 27--Lavender Graduation Reg and Noms

When: Nov 27, 2013 5:00 PM
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DUE Nov 27--Lavender Graduation Reg and Noms

Be sure to turn in your Lavender Graduation Registration and Nomination Forms by 5:00PM November 27.

Who is it for?

Any student, staff/faculty, or community member that identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex or ally. Supportive friends and family members are encouraged to attend!


To celebrate the achievements and contributions of students who identify as LGBTQIA on campus and in the wider community. Lavender Graduation is an event to which these students look forward, where they not only share their hopes and dreams with one another, but where they are officially recognized by the institution for their leadership and their successes and achievements.

How it works?

Students and staff may nominate anyone who they feel has been an outstanding supporter and contributor to the LGBTQIA community. To nominateThis document requires Acrobat Reader to open. or registerThis document requires Acrobat Reader to open. yourself for this event, email completed form(s) to This link will open your email client for sending an Various awards will presented in addition to honoring the upcoming graduates. Please be sure to let us know the number of guests that you will be inviting.

When is it?

The next graduation is December 3, 2013 at 6pm and will be in the Gender Equity Center, Swenson 1031. Lavender Graduation will include an honorary graduation ceremony and presentation of awards and short speakers, followed by refreshments and music and a time celebrate with our friends and family!

Why Lavender?

Lavender is important to LGBTQIA history. It is a combination of the pink triangle that gay men were forced to wear in concentration camps and the black triangle designating lesbians as political prisoners in Nazi Germany. The LGBTQIA civil rights movement took these symbols of hatred and combined them to make symbols and color of pride and community.

Please return this completed form(s) via email to This link will open your email client for sending an

Lavender Graduation is presented by UW-Superior Gender Equity Program. For more information contact Debbie at or call 715-394-8091.

Event Contact: Tammy Fanning | tfanning{atuws}
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