Paws for Pride Awareness Week

By UM News

Paws for Pride Awareness Week

By UM News
Pooches kicked off Pride Awareness Week, which continues with daily events through Friday.

The University’s Pride Awareness Week (PAW) kicked off on Monday with a visit from five dogs who, courtesy of the PAWS 4 You Rescue organization, romped on the green looking loveable and adoptable. The celebration continues all week with a series of events sponsored by SpectrUM, the student organization that promotes friendship, education, and acceptance by straight and LGBTQ members of the campus community.

The events include on:

Tuesday, March 4, a discussion, YES Institute Speaks on Being Queer, at 8 p.m., in Ballroom C, on the second floor of the University Center;

Wednesday, March 5, an LGBTQ Media Panel, at 8 p.m. in the East Ballroom, on the third floor of the Student Activities Center;

Thursday, March 6, Trans-Night, when all are invited to join Save DADE in a discussion on trans people in society, and a viewing of the movie Diagnosing Difference, at 7 p.m. in Ballroom D, on the second floor of University Center;

Friday, March 7, Marriages on the Rock, to raise awareness and stand up for marriage equality, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Rock. Rings and ceremonious fanfare will be provided.

For more information email spectrum.studorg@miami.edu.