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  • Day of Silence poster
    Image | 2012 | LGBT at UIUCThe Day of Silence is a student-led day of action where those who support making anti-LGBT bullying and harassment unacceptable in schools take part in activities to recognize and protest the discrimination and harassment – in effect, the silencing – experienced by LGBT students and their allies.
  • Laverne Cox event
    Image | LGBT at UIUCEvent flyer for Laverne Cox, best known for her role as Sophia Burset on Orange is the New Black.
  • Don Lemon event flyer
    Image | 2012 | LGBT at UIUCEvent flyer for an evening with CNN journalist Don Lemon.