Breaking the Ice Conference

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Constant Hall

4835 West 49th Street

Norfolk, VA 23508

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ODU's Original Pride Celebration Is Back!

The Breaking the Ice Conference will be held on March 23rd, 2019 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.

This conference will feature

  • Speaker: Mx. AC Dumlao of "Call Me They"

  • Speaker: Mx. Ericka Smith

  • Free Food

  • Queer Market (applications are being accepted at this link for independent, queer artists who would like to share their work and sell it)

  • Workshops from organizations like the Virginia League for Planned Parenthood, the Transgender Assistance Program of Virginia, and the LGBT Life Center.

  • Community Partners

  • Tidewater Queer History Project Walk-Through Exhibit

  • Free & discreet HIV/AIDs testing from the LGBT Life Center

This event is made possible by:

  • ODU Sexuality and Gender Alliance

  • ODU Office of Intercultural Relations

  • ODU Programs All Weekend

  • ODU Safe Space

  • ODU Gay Cultural Studies

  • ODU Department of Criminal Justice & Sociology

  • ODU Student Health Services

  • ODU Housing & Residence Life


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Nope! All ages are welcome and this event is open to the public, not just ODU students.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

You can park in any spot in the 49th Street/Elkhorn Avenue Garage that is NOT metered. Parking is free.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can contact ODU SAGA at with any questions, concerns, or accomodation requests.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, but it helps the registration process go faster!

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Norfolk, VA 23508

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