Sexual Responsibility Week

This week is Sexual Responsibility Week, and focuses on creating community awareness of issues regarding safe sex, sexually transmitted diseases and responsible sexuality. This year the Health Environment and Life Protection Committee have a whole week of events planned. Please let your students know these events are taking place, and encourage participation.

Six large portions of the AIDS Quilt will be on display in Reynolds Performance Hall from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 10 through Friday, Feb. 20.

Momentous Messages and The Hitchin? Post will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 9 through Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the Student Center Lobby. Students have the opportunity to affirm positive relationships in their lives, as well as take a “Momentous Message” for that deserving friend.

The Choices Carnival will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m, Tuesday, Feb. 10 in the Student Center Courtyard. Free candy and information dissemination regarding condoms, their properties and the physical limitations of their abilities.

The names of the AIDS Quilt will be read continuously and videotaped for posterity from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11.

Guest speaker J.L. King will make a presentation ?Down Low Lifestyle? at 7 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 12 in the Student Center Ballroom. King is a national HIV prevention educator and specializes in the analysis of the behaviors of African American men on the “down low,? men who have sex with men but do not consider themselves gay, bisexual or homosexual, and may have an entire life of which their ‘straight’ partners are unaware.