Clemson University

National Coming Out Week: SHINE: Open Mic Showcase

In celebration of National Coming Out Week, we invite students to participate in our National Coming Out Week showcase SHINE, a performance night dedicated to LGBTQ+ identities.  We encourage students to express themselves in celebration through various art forms including, but not limited to song, spoken word, poetry, and storytelling! 

If you are interested in being a part of the structured line-up, please send in a submission! Please see below for guidelines and submission link.   Submissions are due by October 1st.  


  • Performances should last no more than FIVE minutes. 

  • No usage of alcohol, glass containers, explosives, open flames, or glitter. 

Performers are invited to send in their submission by visiting

For more information regarding the event or if you have any questions regarding performances, please reach out to Ciera Durden at 

Sponsors include: The Gantt Multicultural Center, the Clemson Libraries, C SAGA, oSTEM, and the LGBTQ Commission.

For further information or accommodation needs for any of the events listed above, please contact

Ciera Durden at or 864-656-9712

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Barnes Center Cherry Rd, Clemson, SC 29631

Event Type

Special Events, Diversity and Inclusion, LGBTQ+

Target Audience

All Audiences


Centers and Institutes, Gantt Center, University Commissions, LGBTQ Commission


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