LGBT Resource Center to celebrate 5th anniversary Oct. 28-30

A special weekend of festivities will celebrate a half-decade milestone for the University of Iowa Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Resource Center Oct. 28–30 in Iowa City.

The UI Center for Student Involvement and Leadership, UI Alumni Association, UI Center for Diversity and Enrichment, LGBT Faculty and Staff Association, TransCollaborations, and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Allied Union invite the public to participate in the center’s fifth anniversary celebration.

The celebration will begin with a reception and rededication/ribbon cutting ceremony at 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, at the center, which is located at 125 Grand Avenue Court in Iowa City.

The program will begin at 6 p.m. and include UI officials, alumni, and current students sharing their reflections and visions for the center. An open house will follow; a play, That’s So Gay: The Play!, will begin at 9 p.m., presented in collaboration with the Campus Activities Board Diversity Committee.

Though Friday’s events are free and open to the public, registration is required by Wednesday, Oct. 19, for all other activities. An entire schedule and registration details are at

For registration questions, e-mail or call 319-335-3296. For all other questions, call 319-335-3059.