Pride Week events set for UVA-Wise campus
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is hosting pride week events beginning Monday which includes educational seminars and helps identify resources for LGBTQ students on campus.
The events include the college’s first-ever drag show at the Gilliam Center for the Arts on Wednesday which offers free admission.
This is the fourth year UVA-Wise has presented the events in cooperation with the school’s Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
IMAGE: UVA Wise’s 4th Annual Pride Week is September 5-9. Last year, a popular event featured Miss Tri-Pride Sya Cox O’Hara teaching drag makeup techniques. This year, O’Hara returns to host the Pride drag show Wednesday night, September 7. Pictured last year from left are UVA Wise student and Lead Multicultural Center intern Peter Valadez, Sya Cox O’Hara, and UVA-Wise DEI intern Brittany Horton. (Information and photo courtesy of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise)