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Giving Voice to the LGBTQ Community

A man's face painted with colors of the rainbow flag.

Over the years, the LGBTQ movement has made great strides in fighting for equality and acceptance. However, misconceptions about and injustices toward the LGBTQ community are still prevalent.

In light of LGBTQ History Month this October, members of Missouri State University’s LGBTQ community will come together to showcase LGBTQ pride. There will be several events on campus to create visibility around queer and transgender identity. They are free and open to the public. 

Matt Banks, coordinator of multicultural programs and LGBT student services at Missouri State, highlights contributions of the LGBTQ community, issues they still face and the celebration on campus.

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Visit the multicultural programs website for a full schedule of events with times and locations.

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