A Look into the History of the Valley’s LGBTQ+ Community
Wednesday, June 13th  | 6:30-8:30PM  │ Main Library - Meeting Room A
This presentation by researcher Gabriel Sanchez will touch on the history of the Rio Grande Valley's LGBTQ+ communities, beginning with the indigenous communities of the area and covering activism, people, spaces, and art important to the community in the 1950s, 60s, 70, 80s, 90s, and up to the present.

Writing Autohistorias from Conocimiento
Tuesday, June 19th  |  6:00-8:30PM  │ Main Library - Meeting Room B
This writing workshop, led by WAKE-UP! collective, will use themes of borderlands and migration, lineage, origins, cultural identity, spiritual healing and queer identity. The workshop will provide a literary structure applicable to poetry, narratives and other genres.

Lavender Literary League
Wednesday, June 20th  |  7:00-8:30PM  │ Main Library - Meeting Room A
Come celebrate the first anniversary of the Lavender Literary League, a book club featuring literary works by, and about, the LGBTQIA+ community. This month’s selection is Borderlands by Gloria Anzaldua.

Gloria Anzaldua: A Celebration of Literary Works, Life and Legacy
Tuesday, June 26th  |  6:30-8:30PM  │ Main Library - Meeting Room B
Remembering Gloria Anzaldua: the importance of her writings, the cultural awareness that her writings details, and a celebration of her legacy.

Coming Out 101
Wednesday, June 27th  |  6:30-8:30PM  │ Main Library - Meeting Room B
Coming Out is a unique experience for the LGBTQIA+ community. This session will provide tips and advice for navigating the coming out process, including tips for allies and families.

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