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March 29, 2004
CONTACT: Amy Cowles

Awareness Days 2004: People Politics
Johns Hopkins Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
Awareness Days

Thursday, April 1, through Tuesday, April 20, will mark Awareness Days 2004: People Politics, the 12th annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness Days Program on The Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore.

The series of events is organized by the Johns Hopkins University Diverse Sexuality and Gender Alliance (DSAGA), an undergraduate group. DSAGA is hoping to inspire greater awareness and diversity in Baltimore by bringing to campus a diverse mix of activists, writers and entertainers from the forefront of the queer community, including nationally syndicated columnist Dan Savage, feminist writer Inga Muscio and humorist Dave Singleton.

For event information, call 410-516-4088 or visit www.jhu.edu/~dsaga. Following is a schedule of events. All events are free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 1, 8 p.m.
Glass Pavilion
A presentation by nationally syndicated columnist Dan Savage. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Wednesday, April 7, 7 p.m.
AMR Multipurpose Room
Matt Foreman, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. His discussion will include civil rights issues concerning the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender community.

Thursday, April 8, 8 p.m.
McCoy Multipurpose Room
Local author and humorist Dave Singleton will be discussing his work and other issues concerning the GLBT community.

Friday, April 9, 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 10, 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 11, 8 p.m.
Arellano Theater
DSAGA member Matthew Viator, a student at the Peabody Institute, will present Descent Into Acceptance, his play about the difficulties of coming out in the Midwest.

Monday, April 12, 8 p.m.
Great Hall, Levering Union
Author Inga Muscio will be discussing her work as well as current women's issues.

Tuesday, April 13, 8 p.m.
Great Hall, Levering Union
Educator Louis Moreno will be discussing issues regarding homosexuality in the Caribbean. Cosponsored by the Caribbean Culture Society and Organizacion Latina Estudiantil (OLE).

Thursday, April 15, 8 p.m.
Remsen 101
DSAGA will be presenting Secretary, a movie about the sadomasochistic relationship between a lawyer and his secretary. A discussion will follow.

Friday, April 16, 9 p.m. - midnight
Great Hall, Levering Union
The Drag Show and Dance, A DSAGA tradition. Live performers and a DJ will be on hand to entertain. Drag attire is recommended but not required.

Sunday, April 18, 8 p.m.
Shaffer Hall Auditorium
DSAGA, in collaboration with South Asian Students at Hopkins (SASH), will present Fire, a film about homosexuality in India.

Monday, April 19, 8 p.m.
McCoy Multipurpose Room
David Rocah, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland, will lead a workshop on civil rights issues and recent GLBT related legislation.

Tuesday, April 20, all day event
Upper Quad, outside the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
The annual Hate Crimes Vigil featuring luminaries along the quad pathways. Many victims names will be written on the white luminary bags which will be in place throughout the day and illuminated at nightfall.

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