The Spectrum Center’s 21st Lavender Graduation Ceremony took place on Thursday, April 28 at the Michigan Union. Over 150 guests came together to honor the accomplishments of this year’s graduates, with dynamic and influential speakers, laughter, music, and cake. Students, family, friends, alumni, staff, and faculty applauded and recognized the tremendous strength and passion displayed by U-M’s LGBTQ+ graduates. Vice President of Student Life Dr. E. Royster Harper spoke to the crowd about the power of participating in Lavender Graduation, noting the strength and joy inherent in the celebration.

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