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Events

Social Justice Center Open House: LGBT Resource Center (#Transitions)

August 26, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

On Thursday, August 26th from 10 AM to 12 PM EST, the Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center will be welcoming folks from Transitions and all students who are interested in learning more about the social...

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SIGN UP for First-year Queer Alliance!

First-year Queer Alliance (FQA) supports LGBTQIA+ and allied students by helping them build community, engage in shared learning on social justice topics, and develop strategies for a successful first year.

FQA will meet Wednesdays at 8 p.m. beginning September 8th!

In-person meetings will resume as soon as it is safe for us to gather. Until then, FQAers are encouraged to participate in weekly synchronous meetings and to stay connected at other times through the FQA channel on the LGBT Resource Center's Slack account. Sign up to receive emails with zoom invites, meeting reminders, and other updates! 


SIGN UP for Colors of Pride!

Colors of Pride is a weekly program for LGBTQIA+ students of color. Meetings include discussions, resource sharing, community building, and peer-to peer education. Students in Colors of Pride will celebrate the unique experiences of LGBTQIA+ people of color while building community and strengthening connections to each other, the LGBT Resource Center, and the university.

Colors of Pride will meet every Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. beginning on September 9th. 


SIGN UP for Ace of Clubs!

This is a program for all GVSU students who identify on the asexual or aromantic spectrums.

Meetings include discussion, activities, and an overall supportive community.

Ace of Clubs will meet at 9 p.m. on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month beginning on September 21st. 

 


SIGN UP for T2!

This weekly program is a place for Trans and Non-binary students, as well as anyone who is questioning or exploring their gender, to safely and freely express themselves.

Meetings include discussions, games, educational sessions and community building.

T2 will meet every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. beginning on September 7th.

 

 


SIGN UP for Bi-Furious!

Bi-Furious is a social group for students who identify as bisexual, pansexual, polysexual, sexually fluid, or otherwise non-monosexual. Meetings will include activities, discussion about all things that are "bi" the way, community building, and a ridiculous amount of punning. 

Bi-Fuious meets bi-weekly (pun intended) on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month at 8 p.m. beginning on September 14th. 


Queer Connections mentoring program is designed to match LGBTQIA+ undergraduate students with mentors from a pool of faculty and staff who also identify in the LGBTQIA+ community and are out about their identities. Queer Connections is open to all members of the university community. Mentors and mentees are matched, usually by late October, and then meet regularly over a six-month period. During this time, they build connections, explore resources, and work toward collaboratively-constructed goals. 

Queer Connections Mentee and Mentor interest forms will soon be available for the 2021-22 academic year!


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