Women's History Month 2023
We are excited to announce our schedule for Women's History Month 2023! We have a month full of powerful programming in collaboration with wonderful campus and community partners.
- Get to know us! | March 1 & March 8 | Free Speech Ally | 11:00 am
"Come meet us at Free Speech Ally to learn more about the Women's Center/ LGBTQ+ Project and everything we have to offer. We will have activities, resources, and goodies!
- Women's Health Panel | March 6 | Women's Center | 5:00 pm
Please join us for a panel discussion on disparities in the medical industry leading to poor health outcomes for women. There will be an opportunity to network and learn more about campus and community partners and the resources they offer. Refreshments will be served.
- Sex Signals | March 8 | Atchafalaya Room | 5:30 pm
The Sex Signals program by Catharsis Productions will be on campus to take you on an interactive, relevant, and hilarious exploration about consent and relationships. A join event with the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX, Campus Life, and The Student Health Center
- Building Inclusive Newsrooms with Emily Ramshaw | March 22 | Holiday Forum | 4:00 pm
Emily Ramshaw, co-founder and CEO of 19th News, the nation’s first independent nonprofit newsroom at the intersection of gender, politics and policy, joins us on Wednesday, March 22. Ramshaw will discuss the origin story of The 19th, and how she built a newsroom from the ground up. Ramshaw will comment on the evolution of women’s organizations to include the LGBTQ+ community, and give her thoughts on the issues with newsroom business models. Don’t miss Ramshaw’s dialogue on preserving democracy in journalism, health equity and women in the economy and politics. A join event with the Manship School of Mass Communication
- HIV Testing Day | March 28 | Wome's Center| 10:00 am- 3:00 pm
The Student Health Center, in partnetship with Student Goverment will be hosting an HIV Testing Day in various locations around campus.
- Below the Belt: Documentary Premier | March 29 | Student Union Theater| 6:30 pm
In the personal and inspiring stories of four patients urgently searching for answers to mysterious symptoms, Below the Belt exposed widespread problems in our healthcare systems. Through the lens of endometriosis, a disease that affects 1 in 9 women, the film show how women are often dismissed, discounted, and disbelieved. A joint event with LSU's Panhellenic Council. To register please click here.
- Transgender Day of Celebration: Clothing Swap | March 31 | Women's Center| 10:00 am- 5:00 pm
Shop and swap gently used clothes and accessories for a new look. Bring your items to the event or drop them off at the Women's Center. We will be accepting items from March 8th to March 27th. Please remember that clothes must be gently used and clean and no undergarments or swimwear will be accepted (unless brand new). Items donated to the Women's Center/LGBTQ+ Project, that do not get picked up at the end of the event, will be donated to local non-profit organizations
- You're the Best! | All of March
Send a personal message to an amazing person you would like to celebrate during this month! We will be delivering the messages in person or online. Note: We will only be delivering messages in person to those people located at the LSU Baton Rouge Campus. To access the form click here!