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Fall 2021 Course Offering

LGBT 101

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NEW COURSE OFFERING-Join us this fall for an opportunity to learn more about LGBTQ+ folx and the intersectionality of various social identities. This course is the first of a two-part course offering that count towards general education and the new Social Justice degree for transfer. 

National Coming Out Day is an annual event celebrated on October 11th, which marks the anniversary of the 1987 March on Washington for Gay and Lesbian Rights. To celebrate this event, Allan Hancock College will host a virtual production of The Coming Out Monologues. The purpose of this production is to present the many aspects of the coming out process as experienced by the various members of the LGBTQ+ community. We wish to include coming out stories from numerous backgrounds and perspectives, including advocates, allies, parents, friends and persons who identify within the LGBTQ+ spectrum of identities.

First produced at UC Riverside in 2007, The Coming Out Monologues are inspired by The Vagina Monologues. Since the first performance, The Coming Out Monologues have been performed at universities across the country.

Who Should Submit?

  • Anyone who identifies along the spectrum of LGBTQ+ identities.
  • Parents and family members of LGBTQ+ identified individuals.
  • Advocates and Allies of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Anyone who has had someone come out to them.
  • Those who have not yet come out as LGBTQ+.

Information for Authors

Please use link above to access The Coming Out Monologues Submission Form.

  • Monologues should be between 650-1,200 words or between 1-4 pages double spaced. The performance time should be 2-7 minutes.
  • All submissions must be Microsoft Word.
  • We encourage authors to visit the Writing Center for assistance. In addition, we are planning writing workshops in the month of August. More information to come.
  • Authors typically do not perform their own submissions. .
  • You do have the option to remain anonymous as an author. If you wish to remain anonymous, we still require your name and contact information in order to edit and accept your work. Only the production staff will have access to this information and will keep it confidential.
  • The production staff reserve the right to edit submissions for content and length. Every effort will be taken to maintain the integrity of the submission and to obtain author approval before finalizing any changes.

Questions? Contact Antonio Ramirez at

Have you heard about the Coming Out Monologues? We all have a coming out story... why not share yours?
We will be hosting a Coming Out Monologues Writing Workshop that will help you formulate your thoughts and delve deeper into your piece or help you come up with what you want to share.  This workshop is all about expression and there is no pressure to submit to the show. 

Workshop Dates:

  • TBA

Social Justice LGBTQ+ Degree Program

Social Justice Studies: LGBT Studies - Associate in Arts for Transfer