GLBT Services


Events Sponsored by Baldwin Wallace University

30 October, 2014 - 13th Annual Allies/GLBT Services Halloween Dance

31 October, 2013 - 12th Annual Allies/GLBT Services Halloween Dance

25 October, 2012 - 11th Annual Allies/GLBT Services Halloween Dance

27 October, 2011 - 10th Annual Allies/GLBT Services Halloween Dance

28 October, 2010 - 9th Annual Allies/GLBT Services Halloween Dance

26 April, 2010 - BW Pride - Second Annual Pride Event

29 October, 2009 - 8th Annual Allies/GLBT Services Halloween Dance

21 October, 2009 - Mike DeStefano - "Can I Borrow Your Closet?"

9 October, 2009 - Gay? Fine By Me T-shirt campaign

31 March, 2009 - BW Pride - First Annual Pride event.

30 October, 2008 - "Fairytales, Heroes and Villains" - 7th Annual Allies/GLBT Halloween Dance.

18 September, 2008 - Dr. John Corvino - "Homosexuality, Morality and Diversity" - Dr. Corvino, philosopher, moralist and gay rights activist, discussed fostering respect for people's diverse relationships while also respecting deeply held moral and religious convictions.  He also considered the prospects and pitfalls of analogies between sexual orientation and race, religion, and other diversity issues.

11April, 2007 - Gay?  Fine By Me T-shirt campaign.  Five hundred shirts distributed to students, faculty and staff between 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

25 October, 2007 - "Hocus Pocus in the SAC" - 6th Annual Allies/GLBT Halloween Dance.

2 October, 2006 - Gay?  Fine By Me T-shirt Campaign.  Sixty-one members of the faculty, staff and administration purchase T-shirts and wear them to encourage student participation in the campus-wide Gay? Fine By Me event scheduled for 5 October, 2006.

26 October, 2006 - "Exorcism on Beech Street" - 5th Annual Allies/GLBT Halloween Dance.

6 September, 2006 - Calvin Levels - Tony Award nominee, Calvin Levels,  performs his solo play "Down From the Mountaintop" depicting the life of gay novelist, playwright, essayist and civil rights activist, James Baldwin.

10 April, 2006 - Ron Buford - "Yes We Can! Out, Black, Proud and Loud."  Ron Buford, architect of the United Church of Christ's "God Is Still Speaking" campaign of inclusion presents his 21st century vision of GLBT rights.

22 - 26 February, 2006 - BW Theatre presents six performances of The Laramie Project, a modern docu-drama based on the life and tragic murder of gay University of Wyoming student, Matthew Shepard. 

27 October, 2005 - "A Night In Gotham" - 4th Annual Allies/GLBT Halloween Dance. 

13 October, 2005 - Dan Savage - Nationally-renowned gay author, journalist, newspaper editor and internationally-syndicated Savage Love advice columnist, speaks about his newly-released book, The Commitment:  Love, Sex, Marriage, and My Family.

27 April, 2005 - Lorne Newman - Gay comedian.

28 October, 2004 - "Nightmare Before Christmas" - 3rd Annual Allies/GLBT Halloween Dance.

21 September, 2004 - Elizabeth Birch, (Democrat and former Executive Director of the Human Rights Campaign) and Gary Bauer, (Republican and President of American Values) debate the "hot-button" issue of same-sex marriage just prior to the 2004 Presidential Election.

31 March, 2004 - "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy - BW Style" - Following a campus-wide call for nominations which yielded approximately  60 males in need of a make-over, BW's "Fab Five" give a "Queer Eye" makeover to one lucky fraternity man.  The show is aired to a full-house in the Student Activities Center.

February, 2004 - BW students, faculty and staff members raise $250 for "Flowers in the Heartland," a Midwest initiative that raised thousands of dollars to send bouquets to gay couples waiting to be married in San Francisco following Mayor Gavin Newsom's directive to city officials to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

19 November, 2003 - "Affirming Our Diversity" - BW GLBT students and straight allies respond  to "Coming Out With Courage," a campus presentation suggesting religious faith can alter one's sexual orientation.

13 November, 2003 - Dave Pallone - "Who's Really on First?"  Author of the 1990 New York Times best-selling autobiography, Behind the Mask:  My Double Life in Baseball.  Dave Pallone shares the story of his often painful life as a closeted gay National League baseball umpire and the way his world changed in 1988 when he was publicly outed in a New York Post news article.

30 October, 2003 - "Nightmare on Beech Street" - 2nd Annual Allies/GLBT Halloween Dance.

19 November, 2002 - Greg Louganis - "Beyond Breaking the Surface" - Winner of back-to-back double Gold medals in the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, HIV positive World Champion Diver Greg Louganis speaks about his life beyond what he shared in his 1995 memoir, Breaking the Surface.

29 October, 2002 - First Annual Allies/GLBT Halloween Dance.

2 April, 2002 - Judy Shepard - "The Legacy of Matthew Shepard" - Judy Shepard, mother of Matthew Shepard, the University of Wyoming student murdered because he was gay, tells her painful and personal story.

18  April, 2001 - Kevin Jennings - "Opening Minds - Educating for Unity" - The founder and executive director of GLSEN (gay, lesbian, straight education network) shares his personal experiences as a gay man and speaks out for the protection and rights of gay students.

25 March, 2000 - Shane L. Windmeyer, author of Out on Fraternity Row:  Personal Accounts of Being Gay in a College Fraternity is the keynote speaker in a day-long series of panels and workshops relating to the experience of being gay in college.





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