Lavender Ceremony

The ceremony is an annual celebration conducted on numerous campuses to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual students and to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the college.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

Those who participate in the Lavender Ceremony will receive the lavender cord by mail. During the ceremony, students will have the opportunity to don themselves or have another person (safely) do so. The donning of the Lavender cord serves as a recognition of their achievements and symbol of their overall journey at Goucher.

The Lavender Ceremony recognizes LGBTQ+  students of all races and ethnicities and acknowledges their achievements and contributions to the university as students who survived the college experience. During the ceremony students share their hopes and dreams with one another, recognized for their leadership and their successes and achievements.

Following all three Affinity Graduation Ceremonies, The Center for Race, Equity, and Identity will host an Affinity Graduation Reception on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 5:00pm.

Lavender Ceremony May 2022

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