Terrence Clemens: Overcoming Adversity as an LGBTQ Athlete

Pride Week
Celebrating EvCC's LGBTQIA+ Community!

Oct. 10 -Tuesday
1:30-2:30pm @ Jackson Center
Terrence Clemens - Overcoming Adversity As An LGBTQ Athlete

Oct. 11 - Wednesday
12-1pm @ Parks Cafe
National Coming Out Day - Celebrate & Share Your Story!

Oct. 12 - Thursday
10am-1pm @ Parks Student Union
Cupcakes & Conversation - Safe Zone & Pride Center B-Day!

Terrence Clemens: Overcoming Adversity as an LGBTQ Athlete

You are invited to come hear Terrence Clemens presentation on Overcoming Adversity as an LGBTQ Athlete. Clemens was a rising high school basketball star until his teammates found out he was gay. After his connection with his team dissolved, his life took a difficult turn landing him in jail after a fraudulent crime. His dreams of a basketball career seemed over but an old coach decides to work with him, resulting in a scholarship from a two-year college in Oklahoma. Ecstatic and grateful about this new opportunity, Terrence decides to stay in the closet while leaving to school. Now he has a Documentary titled: "Game Face" on Netflix. Where in his award-winning documentary tells the stories of Fallon Fox, MMA's first transgender profighter, and Terrence Clemens, a gay college basketball player in Oklahoma. Following both athletes through their coming out process and learn more about the obstacles LGBT sports players face throughout their career. 

For more information on this event, please contact Ashley Kay Smith, Pride Center Coordinator, at pridecenter@evcc.edu or Student LIFE Advisor, Lindsay Hudson, at (425) 388-9508.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation in connection with this event, contact the Center for Disability Services at least 5 days in advance at 425-388-9273 or cds@everettcc.edu.

Location: 
Jackson Conference Center, Wilderness Room
Date: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm