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The University of Utah's Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center is celebrating the school's annual Pride Week with newly remodeled digs and a nationally known keynote speaker.
Pauline Park, whose life story as a transgender woman was recently featured in the documentary "Envisioning Justice," will speak Wednesday at noon in the Olpin Student Union Ballroom. Park will talk about including the transgender community in academia.
The U.'s pride week runs through Friday and began Monday with the unveiling of the center's newly expanded space on the fourth floor of the Olpin Union Building. For more information, go to http://www.sa.utah.edu/lgbt or call 801-587-7973.
Other events this week include:
• Spoken-word artist Staceyann Chin, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Babcock Theater.
• Screening of the documentary "Toilet Training," 3 p.m. Thursday, Olpin Student Union theater.
• Doric Wilson's Street Theater, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Performing Arts Building Room 115.
• Pet pageant, 12:30 p.m. Friday, Olpin Student Union patio.
• Gay-La and silent auction, 6 p.m. Friday, Jewish Community Center, 2 N. Medical Drive, Salt Lake City.