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Queer the Air stage
Two people stand behind a podium during Lavender Graduation
The LGBT Resource patio from across the Zumberge pond with a rainbow in the background



September 21, 2023 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

To celebrate Bisexual Awareness Week, we will be hosting a Bi-Tie-Dye event at the Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center! Join us on the Center's balcony for tie-dye and snacks. You are welcome to...

Vaccine Awareness & Promotion: Empowering the LGBTQIA Community

October 4, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Community Health Advisory Team member will host an in-person educational event on vaccine awareness and promotion for GVSU, specifically focused on empowering the LGBTQIA+ community here....

Queer the Air: An Open Mic and Spoken Word Night

October 9, 2023 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

In honor of National Coming Out Day, the LGBT Resource Center hosts an open mic night for students to share poetry, spoken word, and songs. The event is MCed by LGBT Resource Center student facilitators,...

Open Door Discussion: Disabilities and Chronic Conditions within the LGBTQ+ Community

October 11, 2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for a student-led discussion in the LGBT Resource Center! We will discuss disability and chronic conditions within the LGBTQIA+ community and how those intersecting identities impact people's...

QueeraPOOLooza, Spooky Edition: Queer & Trans Pool Party!

October 13, 2023 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join the LGBT Resource Center for a queer and trans pool party at the GVSU Fieldhouse Pool! This totally free event will include swimming, rock climbing, snacks, music, and games and is open to...

Let's Talk About Sappho (again)!: "Love shook my senses, / like wind crashing on mountain oaks."

October 18, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Join us for Dr. Diane Rayor's second appearance at the LGBT Resource Center to talk about Sappho! Dr. Rayor released a new translation of Sappho's complete works in 2023, and there is more...

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NEW for Fall 2023!

SIGN UP for NeuroQueers!

NeuroQueers is a club for students who are both LGBTQ+ and neurodivergent. It will be a space to make friends, have fun, and be supported. There will be social activities, sharing of experiences, and discussion about being queer and neurodiverse. Most importantly, it will be an affirming space for members to be fully themselves.

NeuroQueers will meet Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. resuming September 5 for the Fall 2023 semester!

SIGN UP for T2!

T2 (Trans Tuesdays) 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 Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. resuming September 5 for the Fall 2023 semester!



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-Furious will meet Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. resuming September 5 for the Fall 2023 semester!

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 6:00 p.m. resuming September 6 for the Fall 2023 semester!

NEW for Fall 2023!

SIGN UP for the General Queer Alliance!

The General Queer Alliance (GQA) supports LGBTQIA+ and allied students by helping them build community, learn, and have fun alongside peers throughout undergrad.

GQA will meet Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. resuming September 6 for the Fall 2023 semester!

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 Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. resuming September 7 for the Fall 2023 semester!

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 Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. resuming September 7 for the Fall 2023 semester!


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 are currently unavailable. Stay tuned for the 23-24 sign-up forms!

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