The campus community is invited to the 13th Annual Lavender Graduation on Wednesday, May 22 at 4:00pm in the Campus Center (Building 1C) – Green Dolphin Lounge.

CSI’s LGBTQ Resource Center invites the campus to celebrate our LGBTQ+ graduates. All Class of 2024 LGBTQ+ graduates completing any degree or program are invited to be honored. Campus members and the community are invited to celebrate them. Please register if you plan to attend.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Cynthia Chris, Professor and Chair of the Department of Media Culture.

She is the author of Watching Wildlife (2006), and The Indecent Screen: Regulating Television in the Twenty-First Century (2019), and co-edited the volumes Women, AIDS & Activism (1990), Cable Visions (2007) and Media Authorship (2013); as well as serving as co-editor of WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly (2014-2017). Her scholarship and pedagogy in media studies is informed by women’s, gender and sexuality studies, and queer studies.

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For more information, please contact:, 718.982.3091.

Participation in this Pride event is made possible due to generous funding from the New York City Council Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual Caucus and the Office of the Mayor, and supported by The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives.

Congratulations to the entire Class of 2024.

By Jeremiah Jurkiewicz (He/Him/His)