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UNITY WEEK: Oct 20st - Oct 25th 2013



Sunday, October 20, 2013

OPENING LITURGY, Eucharistic Celebration of Unity

Thomas Brennan, S.J. presiding

Chapel of Saint Joseph, 8:00 PM & 10:00 PM


Monday, October 21, 2013  

Don’t Ever Forget About Me: A Dialogue about Nursing Care of Persons

with AIDS in the 80s 

featuring Christopher Lance Coleman, Author & Associate Professor of Nursing,

Penn School of Medicine

Forum Theater, Campion Hall - 4:00 PM


FILM – Milk

In 1977, Harvey Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, becoming the first openly gay man to be voted into major public office in America.

Forum Theater, Campion Hall - 9:00 PM


Tuesday, October 22, 2013

ANNUAL SPEAK OUT! Share your experience as a friend, an ally or an LGBTQ person, or just come to listen.  A light lunch will be served.

Forum Theater, Campion Hall - 11 AM – 12:15 PM 

(a light lunch will be served)      


GSA Event,

Forum Theater, Campion Hall - 9:00 PM


Wednesday, October 23, 2013         

FILM – Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement

Lesbian community activists Edie and Thea finally get married after 42 years. Through personal and political battles, their commitment to each other is an inspiration to all.

Forum Theater, Campion Hall - 8:00 PM


Thursday, October 24, 2013            

Advocating for the Advocate: Gay in the Legal Professional

Lisa Campbell, J.D. Assistant Chief of the Juvenile Unit, Defender Association of Philadelphia

Larry Felzer, J.D., Director of Development and Finance, SeniorLAW Center

Jess Gulash, J.D. (SJU ’04) Attorney, Lundy, Beldecos & Milby

Moderated by Amy Lipton, Associate Professor, Dept. of Finance. (A light lunch will be served)

Forum Theater, Campion Hall - 11 AM – 12:15 PM


Wally Lamb, New York Times Bestselling author, will discuss his latest novel,

We Are WaterThe author’s son, Justin, an award winning slam poet will open the program.  Reception and book signing follow.

Wolfington Teletorium, Mandeville Hall - 7:00 PM


From Gridiron to Gridlock: Brian Sims in the PA Legislature

Brian Sims, the first openly gay Legislator from Pennsylvania’s 182nd district will discuss his first year in the Pa. Legislature.

Forum Theater, Campion Hall - 7:30 PM  


Friday, October 25, 2013     

12:05 PM, Closing Prayer Service, All Are Welcome in This House

Chapel of Saint Joseph

 Unity Week is sponsored by the Alliance, Department of Athletics, Office of Institutional Diversity, Faith-Justice Institute, Office of Mission, Student Life, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Haub School of Business

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