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    2018 Lavender Graduation

    A special ceremony for UT's graduating class of queers and LGBTQ students with a keynote by Sebastián Colón-Otero, LCSW Diversity Coordinator-Latinx Community Liaison. Afterward, head to the Alumni Center for a celebration with students and alum (and DJ GirlFriend). Students looking to support friends can attend by emailing the GSC.
    Wed., May 16, 4pm  
    Student Activity Center Ballroom, 2201 Speedway
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    Literary Leaders: From Pune to Austin

    Hailing from Pune, India, author Manjiri Dhamankar joins local authors Antonio Ruiz-Camacho, Ire’ne Lara Silva, Dr. Helena Woodard and Saryu Parikh for a lively panel discussion moderated by KEYE news anchor Hema Mullur about how literature connects communities.
    Wed., May 16, 7-9pm. Free.
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    Austin Black Pride

    Back for year three! ABP is an extended weekend created to celebrate the talents, culture, and interests of Austin's Black LGBTQ communities. From parties to art shows, brunch crawls and yoga, Austin Black Pride is not to be missed!
    Tue., June 5 Sun., June 10  
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    Austin Pride 2018

    The city's flagship Pride celebration starts off with the fest at Fiesta Gardens then flows into neon nighttime parade rolling from the Capitol all the way down Congress to 4th Street. Peeping the parade is free, but you gotta pay to enter the fest for its multitude of entertainers. Snag yours now.
    Sat., Aug. 11. $15-125.  
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    Full Moon Yoga

    Charles MacInerney teaches classes all over town but also offers private instruction and hosts retreats. Once a month for 18 years, he has also hosted Full Moon Yoga – a free outdoor yoga class. Go online for location and time details.
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    Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

    The Carver is the first museum in the nation to feature a permanent exhibit honoring Juneteenth. Up all year round, the museum's core exhibit is dedicated to the history and evolution of Juneteenth, told through a combination of visual and interactive activities.
    Mon.-Fri., 10am-4pm. Free.
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    Queerbomb 2018

    The date's been announced and the planning is in full swing. Austin's alt-Pride celebration and march returns to town to rain glitter and queer pride all over Downtown.
    Sat., June 2, 6pm-1am  

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