Clemson Pride 2021

Healing Space for Trans & Non-Binary Folx
Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
6:00PM-7:30PM EST

This event is a space for transgender and nonbinary students to talk about healing from their experiences of trauma, discrimination, or hardship. Discussion will be open to topics that students wish to discuss with the goal of creating healing, connection, and empowerment. CAPS counselor Chelsea Randall will be present to assist in facilitating discussion and to provide support.

Pride Living Library
Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
6:00PM-7:30PM EST

The Pride Living Library is the Clemson adaption of the Human Library, a Danish event where people could “check out” other people to listen to the story of their lives.  The overall purpose of the original event—and Clemson’s adaptation—is to challenge stereotypes, to help bring a more nuanced understanding to different social identity groups, and to allow space for people from a variety of backgrounds to share their stories.

Queer Trivia with Healthy Campus
Thursday, April 8th, 2021
7:00PM-8:00PM EST

Join Healthy Campus in a queer-themed trivia night! Categories will include queer history, queer health topics, and more! Bring a teammate or compete by yourself! The top 3 teams will receive gift card prizes. 

The Queer and Co Coffee Hour
Friday, April 9th, 2021
1:00PM-2:30PM EST

Join us for Queer and Co. Coffee Hour! Guys, girls, gays, theys, and allies are all welcome to join us for virtual games, conversation, and (of course) coffee! Grab your favorite drink and join our zoom link! 

Pride Prom
Saturday, April 10th, 2021
8:00PM-11:45PM EST
Barnes Center

Come celebrate PRIDE with a late-night extravaganza in the Barnes Center!  RSVP for an evening of games, music, and prizes! All Clemson students are invited. Please bring your Clemson ID, mask, and wear whatever makes you proud!

TigerLive Entertainment presents: Delighted Tobehere: Drag 101
Sunday, April 11th, 2021
Show Times: 3:00PM & 7:00PM EST
Barnes Center
3:00PM Show RSVP:
7:00PM Show RSVP:

TigerLive Entertainment and the Gantt Multicultural Center present the 2021 Drag Extravaganza featuring Delighted Tobehere in her Drag 101 show! This event will be held in the Clemson University Barnes Center on Sunday, April 11, 2021 for a 3:00 PM show time. Doors open at 2:00 PM.

Coming Out During COVID
Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
12:30PM-1:30PM EST

Coming Out During COVID is a space for LGBTQ+ students to talk openly about their mental health and coming out struggles in isolation (or in general). A member of CAPS will be facilitating the discussion & everyone is invited to register and participate

Latinx: A Conversation Around Gender-Inclusive Language
Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
5:30PM-7:00PM EST

The Commission on Latino Affairs is hosting a conversation on the use of inclusive language.  Gender neutral terms like LatinX/e/@  provide an alternative by addressing the limitations of gendered languages.  However, cultural and linguistic diversity makes adoption of the term equally difficult. Join us as we navigate these perceptual challenges in search for a way forward.

CAPS presents: Let's Talk About Sex
Thursday, April 15th, 2021
7:00PM-8:00PM EST

Let’s Talk About Sex is a space for LGBTQ+ students to talk openly about sex, sex positivity, and challenges that come up concerning safe and fun sex in the age of TikTok & social media. A member of CAPS will be facilitating the discussion & everyone is invited to register and participate.

Big Picture Picnic: Celebrating Queer People of Color at Clemson
Friday, April 16th, 2021
6:00PM-7:00PM EST
North Green/Carillon Gardens

The Big Picture Picnic welcomes all to celebrate and learn about the people of color who are members of Clemson's LGBTQ+ community. Featuring free food, trivia, and prizes, this picnic is an excellent way to learn about and show appreciation for these vibrant members -- both past and present -- at Clemson.

Drag Storytime
Saturday, April 17th, 2021
1:00PM-2:00PM EST

Beginning with author and activist Michelle Tea in 2015, Drag Storytime aims to “inspire a love of reading, while teaching deeper lessons on diversity, self-love, and an appreciation of others.” Gather your friends and family and join us for Clemson’s first Drag Storytime picture book reading!

Social Media

Please follow the Gantt Multicultural Center social media (@cuGantt) accounts on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to learn more about more upcoming events and other details for Pride 2021.


Co-sponsored and coordinated by the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center; Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS); Clemson Libraries; Healthy Campus; LGBTQIA Engagement Committee; Tiger Live Entertainment; The Commission on Latino Affairs; Clemson Queer Students of Color Association (CQSCA); and the South Carolina Botanical Gardens.

Accessibility Needs

For questions as well as accommodations needs or concerns, please contact Ciera Durden at