Ivy Tech Bloomington’s Pride Week was held March 28 through Friday, April 1 and fun, informative events were held each day on campus. An information table was set up in the student life area all week for students to learn about events. Pride Week was organized by student club, Campus Pride.
On Tuesday, Positive Link offered free and confidential HIV testing on campus. A safe sex table was also displayed in the first floor rotunda with information for students. At 5:00p.m., a candlelight memorial was held to honor those who have died of HIV/AIDS. On Wednesday, students shared poetry, storytelling, and read work from LGBT+ authors at the Identities event. On Thursday, students listened to a poetry reading by Lambda Award winner, Valerie Wetlaufer and also celebrated Transgender Day of Visibility. On Friday, a discussion panel was held, for questions and answers on identity, understanding, and acceptance. A Pride Week party was held on Friday evening, complete with music, food, and games.