GALLERY: National Day of Silence at Eastern

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Flags representing the LGBTQ community wave in front of the Doudna steps Friday as part of a vigil for the National Day of Silence.

Analicia Haynes
Flags representing the LGBTQ community wave in front of the Doudna steps Friday as part of a vigil for the National Day of Silence.

The Doudna Steps were used as a memorial Friday in recognition of the National Day of Silence.

Analicia Haynes
The Doudna Steps were used as a memorial Friday in recognition of the National Day of Silence.

Hunter Levingston, the president of EIU Pride, writes names of people who were killed or committed suicide because of their sexual orientation or they were transgender, Friday on the Doudna Steps. Levingston was participating in the National Day of Silence, a student-led national event where people take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ people at school, according to glsen.org. The names on the steps were part of a vigil held by EIU Pride to remember the names of those who were members of the LGBTQ community and who lost their lives.

Analicia Haynes
Hunter Levingston, the president of EIU Pride, writes names of people who were killed or committed suicide because of their sexual orientation or they were transgender, Friday on the Doudna Steps. Levingston was participating in the National Day of Silence, a student-led national event where people take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ people at school, according to glsen.org. The names on the steps were part of a vigil held by EIU Pride to remember the names of those who were members of the LGBTQ community and who lost their lives.

EIU Pride held a vigil Friday at the Doudna Steps to honor those ho were members of the LGBTQ community and who lost their lives because of their sexual orientation or because they were transgender. The vigil was also part of the National Day of Silence, a student-led national event where people take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ people at school, according to glsen.org.

Analicia Haynes
EIU Pride held a vigil Friday at the Doudna Steps to honor those ho were members of the LGBTQ community and who lost their lives because of their sexual orientation or because they were transgender. The vigil was also part of the National Day of Silence, a student-led national event where people take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ people at school, according to glsen.org.

EIU Pride held a vigil Friday at the Doudna Steps to honor those ho were members of the LGBTQ community and who lost their lives because of their sexual orientation or because they were transgender. The packet lists just a few of the names across the world who were killed. The vigil was also part of the National Day of Silence, a student-led national event where people take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ people at school, according to glsen.org.

Analicia Haynes
EIU Pride held a vigil Friday at the Doudna Steps to honor those ho were members of the LGBTQ community and who lost their lives because of their sexual orientation or because they were transgender. The packet lists just a few of the names across the world who were killed. The vigil was also part of the National Day of Silence, a student-led national event where people take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ people at school, according to glsen.org.