MOSH Pride Celebration Day

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MOSH Pride Celebration Day

Jun 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

$7.50

Join MOSH in the 3rd Annual Pride Celebration Day in partnership with JASMYN, Women’s Center of Jacksonville, UNF LGBT Resource Center, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, and Children’s Home Society of Florida, North Region, Kona Ice and more!

General Admission — $7.50
All scheduled Planetarium Programs — $5 per person, per program

Schedule

  • “Bisexual 101” Talk by UNF LGBT Resource Center 2 – 2:30 p. m. @ JEA Science Theater
  • Selection of The Laramie Project, by The 5 & Dime Theatre Company, 2:45 p.m. @ Wells Fargo Conference Room
    – The Laramie Project, written by Moises Kaufman, tells the story of Matthew Shepard, a University of Wyoming student, who was murdered and his body tied to a fence in the freezing cold in Laramie, Wyoming in 1998. His death set a nationwide debate about hate crimes and homophobia which led to the Hate Crimes Prevention Act (2009).

    Over the course of a year and a half Mosises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project conducted over 200 interviews with people of the town in the aftermath and during the trial of the two accused of killing Shepard.

  • Ongoing Documentary Screening, The Committee @ Wells Fargo Conference Room
    – A short documentary that tells the story of the “Johns Committee” from the 1950’s in Florida. This affected more than 200 university faculty and students who were either expelled or fired on the basis of their sexuality.

Ongoing Activities

  • Face Painting @  1st Floor Classrooms
  • Rainbow Ribbon Wands – Make your own rainbow ribbon wand and learn the meanings of the Pride colors! @  1st Floor Classrooms
  • Free HIV testing in The Mobile Testing Unit – Provided by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation @ Westside Parking Lot near the front entrance
  • Free STI Testing provided by Project Star and Project AIM  @  1st Floor Classrooms
  • Kona Ice, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 2 – 3 p.m. @ West Lawn near the front entrance

Details

Date:
Jun 23
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$7.50
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Venue

MOSH
1025 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32207 United States
Phone:
(904) 396-MOSH